I have a very complicated relationship with didactic comics. Sure, nowadays there are a million achingly earnest cartoons circulating on Tumblr instructing the reader in the head-spinning nuances of contemporary identity politics, but the history of using comics to teach is as old as the comics medium itself. 903 more words
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Celtic Frost‘s final album “Monotheist” is set to be reissued on limited edition vinyl for its 10th anniversary. It will be available on May 13, via Century Media, and can be preordered… 102 more words
This is the second album from Heretique, a Polish Death Metal band.
This is solid old-school Death Metal that takes additional influence from older Metal and proto-Black Metal, making for a well-rounded release that creates its own atmosphere and character with ease. 319 more words
Without the novelty of Celtic Frost’s sonic experiments to inform my perception of this album in 1987 (I wouldn’t be born for 5 years, my parents weren’t married yet, computer game programmers couldn’t count on joysticks having more than one button), what really ended up shocking me about… 410 more words