Comics

Tim Seeley interview

  Hey everyone today I have a special treat for you guys, an interview with a top DC comics writer Tim Seeley hope you enjoy. What made you want to be a comic book writer and artist? I never really considered doing anything else. This was the only job I wanted. If you could write […]

COMICS: Where to Start in the New Star Wars Extended Universe

I’m sure you’ve heard a pretty big movie is coming out called Star Wars: The Last Jedi so I thought I’d take this time to give some fans of Star Wars and casual comic book readers somewhere to start if they want to get into the current canon. Some of you may remember that Dark […]

Gravetrancers

INTERVIEW: Catching Up With Comics Artist James Michael Whynot

When I first came across the comic book Gravetrancers from Black Mask Studios I was taken with the book. The artwork really grabbed me and I immediately went about tracking down who had drawn these images. As it turned out, the man behind the pen was not only a fellow Floridian but we also shared […]

WHERE DO I START: MARVEL EDITION

Welcome everyone to a new series I like to call where do I start. I’ve noticed something in the past few years since comic book movies really blew up.A lot of my friends say I love these movies but don’t know how to get into Comics there’s so much of it out there and decades […]

COMIC REVIEW: Corey Lewis’ Sun Bakery #1

Sun Bakery #1 Written and Drawn by: Corey Lewis Published by Image Comics What is Sun Bakery? This here is an ongoing comic book anthology magazine, meaning, there are a bunch of stories in here, some will be ongoing, some one-shots, all of them super fun. – Corey Lewis from his introduction. The comic book […]

Comics Review: ‘Prophet’ Volume 5: Earth War

So here we are in 2017, twenty-five years after the creation of Image Comics, and I am about to sing the praises about a Rob Liefeld creation. (In Rob’s defense some of his ’90s stuff might have failed a bit in execution but were good ideas otherwise.) Stranger things have happened this year, but for comic […]

Comics Review: Kill Or Be Killed: Volume One

A new collaboration between writer Ed Brubaker, artist Sean Phillips and colorist Elizabeth Breitweiser is always something to check out. Sleeper, Fatale, Criminal, and The Fade Out are all masterpieces of comic book storytelling and crime fiction. We can now add Kill or Be Killed to that list. Kill or Be Killed, published by Image Comics, begins with […]

Review: Charles Band’s ‘Puppet Master’ #20

The Puppet Master series of films from Full Moon may not be a household name, but the movies definitely have a cult following. Hell, I was a huge fan as a kid and must have rented all of them several times. So when I saw there was a chance to review an issue of the […]

Wayne Manor Study in Lego.

TOY REVIEW: Lego Batman Classic TV Series – Batcave

Who doesn’t love the old Batman TV show? No one, that’s who! Now I could bemoan the end of the excellent Batman ’66 comic. I could laud the recent animated “Return of the Caped Crusaders.” Instead let’s talk Lego, because I recently put together the huge Batman Classic TV Series – Batcave along with my wife. […]

TuffGnarl.com staff picks: The Best of 2016

We here at TuffGnarl.com are just as exhausted with 2016 as you are. A cavalcade of celebrity deaths, a historically ugly and divisive presidential election, daily terrorist attacks and shootings… The list goes on. Suffice it to say, this year was rough. But in entertainment, 2016 was one of the finest years in recent memory […]

Interview: Catching Up With Mike Diana

Mike Diana is a unique figure in the underground comics world. Not only is his work unlike anything else, he is also the first person in United States history to be found guilty on an obscenity charge for his own art. As a teenager, a Florida court ruled that his ‘zine and mini-comic, Boiled Angel, was […]

Interview: Catching Up With Jim Mahfood

Artist Jim Mahfood has drawn and painted in both worlds of art and pop-culture for well over two decades now. His pen and brush strokes can found on comics, canvases, murals, album covers, and even the human body. Getting his start in ‘zines and mini-comics by self-publishing 40 Oz. Comics, he eventually got a gig drawing […]

World War KISS

INTERVIEW: CATCHING UP WITH BEN KATZMAN

Ben Katzman believes in the power of rock and roll (or rok n rol as he calls it). His love for it is infectious and it’s difficult to either see him perform live or talk to him and NOT be converted to the way he sees it. Now he’s put pen to paper and brought the […]

REVIEW: Love and Rockets Vol. IV #1

    If you’ve had even the slightest interest in indie comics, or comics in general for the past 30 years, then you’ve heard about Love and Rockets and its creators the Hernandez Bros., Jaime, and Gilbert. As two of the leaders of the alternative comics movement of the early 80s, the brothers have been a constant presence, […]