Tag: death

The Life and Death of Archie Andrews

Most of us have at least seen an Archie comic in a grocery store if we haven’t actually read one. I grew up reading Archie, Archie and Jughead, and Betty and Veronica comics. The general plotline of the comics when I read them as a child was that a teenage boy, Archie, was kind of goofy and involved in a… Read more →

Death is the Only Escape in Watchmen

For the past couple weeks, I’ve been reading Watchmen for the first time, and I must say that I’m totally captivated by how dark the graphic novel is.  Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons have a unique way of creating beauty through rather morbid storytelling—I can see how Watchmen sort of kick started the “Dark Age” of comic books in the… Read more →