An alternate history where Laika the cosmonaut dog comes home

Back in 2007, Nick Abadzis wrote a graphic novel called Laika, about the eponymous Soviet dog who went bravely into space, proved that living creatures could survive there, and never came home. He says that the story was so sad that over the years, people have written to him over and over asking for another ending to… » 7/11/11 6:30am 7/11/11 6:30am

10 Of The Decade's Best SF Comics

It's been the decade where comic culture took over pop culture, and superheroes became movie stars. But what are some of our picks for the best comics from the last ten years? We're glad you - okay, we - asked. » 12/12/09 12:00pm 12/12/09 12:00pm

Laika

We'll admit it; we're suckers for a good dog story. Old Yeller gets us everytime, and we'll at least consider Turner and Hooch everytime it's on television. Okay, maybe not that last one. But Nick Abadzis' Laika would impress even if we hated all animals and had hearts of stone. A fictionalized biography of the first… » 12/12/09 12:00pm 12/12/09 12:00pm