John Burkle holds a BA in Political Science and a MA in Education. He spends his day teaching Politics and Government as well passing on a love of comics to the next generation. When not teaching he reads as many comics as he can, both current and classic. Other loves includes 80's & 90's alt rock, Coffee and Bikes.
Iron Fist: Bigger & Bolder going into the 21st Century
Iron Fist began as part of Marvel’s response to the 1970s Martial Arts Movie phenomenon spearheaded by the late Bruce Lee. Imagined as a stranger i... Read More...
Writer: Rick Remender
Artists: Greg Tocchini
Colors: Dave McCaig
Rick Remender and Greg Tocchini finally return to the deep depths of the ocean with Low #16. Low is an ambitious story of human surv... Read More...
The ‘70s was an experimental time in comics. Creators were given a lot of freedom to explore the American zeitgeist allowing them to create the next wave of superheroes and no one did it better then the House o... Read More...
Writer: Steve Orlando
Artist: Fernando Blanco
Colors: Romulo Fajardo Jr. & John Rauch
Letters: Josh Reed
Midnighter and Apollo #6 wraps up the fantastic mini-series by Steve Orlando and Fern... Read More...
the Wild Storm #1
Writer: Warren Ellis
Artist: Jon Davis-Hunt
Colorist: Ivan Plascencia
Letterer: Simon Bowland
In comics its not often you can go home again. Over the years I’ve seen classic cr... Read More...
I’m somewhat defensive when I’m told that there weren’t any good comics made in the ‘90s. It’s just not the case. I will capitulate that the ‘90s were not the gold standard of comics. It was an era of artists f... Read More...
Shadow of a Tear
Writer: James Tynion IV
Artist: Marco Takara
Colors: Dean White
Letters: Marilyn Patrizio
Detective Comics has been an absolute treat since it returned to its original number... Read More...
Script & Layouts: Phil Jimenez
Finishes: Matt Santorelli
Pencils/Inks: Jack Herbert (pages 6-16)
Letters: Josh Reed
Superwoman #7 concludes the Who Killed Supe... Read More...