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Kabir Chauhan is self-professed lover of video games, photography, fine films, and Oxford commas. When he isn't indulging in any of that, he enjoys the occasional comic book or two...or three as well as talking about himself in the third person.



Polar Volume 1 – Came from the Cold

January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Location, location, location. The maxim holds a surprising amount of truth; for property as much as for fiction. And for good reason. So much of creative literature depends so veritably on setting that it might...

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Samurai Jack

December 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

What is it about nostalgia? If the pragmatists can be believed, and the price of death is to be forgotten then nostalgia is, in the least, a kind of haphazard life blood; the resurgent flow...

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Jack Kirby’s Fourth World

October 9, 2015 | 1 Comments

Can there ever be a measurement for creative greatness? While perhaps never considered so overtly, there’s certainly merit to the idea that comic book readers—a decidedly judicious lot—at least unconsciously give the credence believability each...

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If crime might be called a product of the human condition, then the crime story would invariably serve as its reflection. This may very well explain why there has long been an incalculable fascination to...

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The Incal

July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is a question of originality. In an age when new, novel, and inspired content needs virtually no middleman to travel on that tumultuous pathway from creation to consumption, it is hard to deny the...

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Casanova Volume 1 – Luxuria

June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sometimes, you just know.  It’s that pit-of-your-stomach, straight-from-nirvana sensation that creators and collaborators everywhere and of anything, must feel when they find that they’ve hit upon something that, simply put, just works. In fact, there’s...

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April 3, 2015 | 1 Comments

Everybody dies. It’s a sobering sentiment to say the least and the kind of consideration that’s apt to be promptly shuffled away amid the tedium of the everyday. And yet this quiet, internal aversion to...

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Blacksad Volume 2 – Arctic Nation

March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is certainly a beautiful thing when a follow-up follows through. Doubly so when that follow-up happens to track the caliber adventures of a character like John Blacksad. In fact, too often creative talents seem...

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Richard Stark’s Parker Volume 1 – The Hunter

February 13, 2015 | 1 Comments

There’s a lot to be said for the genesis of a character. Some are conceived from a creative necessity, some owe their origins as homage to those that have come before, and others still are...

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The Cage

February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Before there was the “graphic novel”, there was The Cage. It’s difficult to imagine suggesting one particular piece of work that might be the figurative father of an artistic medium or that there even should...

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