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Why I Love Comics is the weekly column of Eric Ratcliffe. Sometimes he grabs a weeks worth of comics for review, sometimes he chats with a creator and sometimes he spotlights a series or trend that you should know more about.


Why I Love Comics Awards

Why I Love Comics Awards

Eric Ratcliffe is back again with his annual awards for comic books, webseries and gaming from his YouTube channel!

The Avengers Review

The Avengers Review

Why I Love Comics - Eric Ratcliffe's spotlight column returns as he gives a non-spoiler review of the film

Doctor Who Annual

Doctor Who Annual

Why I Love Comics - Eric Ratcliffe shares his thoughts on the 2011 Doctor Who Annual published by IDW.

Why I Love Returns

Why I Love Returns

Why I Love Comics - Eric Ratcliffe's column returns bi-weekly as he discusses the state of the industry

Captain America

Captain America

Why I Love Comics - Eric Ratcliffe's spotlight column returns with a review of today's released Marvel film.

Green Lantern Review

Green Lantern Review

Why I Love Comics - Eric Ratcliffe's spotlight column returns with a review of the anticipated DC Comics film

X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class

Why I Love Comics - Eric Ratcliffe's column returns with a review of the latest Marvel comic book film

Why I Love THOR!

Why I Love THOR!

Why I Love Comics - Eric Ratcliffe's spotlight column returns as he shares his review on the new THOR film!

Why I Love McDuffie

Why I Love McDuffie

Why I Love Comics - Eric Ratcliffe's spotlight column returns, this time focusing on the late Dwayne McDuffie

Why I Love Awards!

Why I Love Awards!

Why I Love Comics - Eric Ratcliffe returns with the third annual Why I Love Comics Awards!

Doctor Who

Doctor Who

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's spotlight column returns, this time focusing on sci-fi hit Doctor Who

Staves and Arrows

Staves and Arrows

Eric Ratcliffe's monthly discussion with Jim McCann about all things Hawkeye and Mockingbird makes its return!

Undead Nightmare

Undead Nightmare

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's spotlight column returns, this time focusing on this new DLC from Rockstar

Staves and Arrows

Staves and Arrows

Eric Ratcliffe's monthly discussion with Jim McCann about all things Hawkeye and Mockingbird makes its return!

Return of the Dapper Men

Return of the Dapper Men

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's spotlight column returns, this time focusing on this new title from McCann

Red Dead DLC

Red Dead DLC

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's spotlight column returns, this time getting hands on with the new Red Dead!

Fall TV Special

Fall TV Special

Eric returns with another Why I Love Comics column, this time giving his thoughts on the Fall TV season

Staves and Arrows

Staves and Arrows

Eric Ratcliffe's monthly discussion with Jim McCann about all things Hawkeye and Mockingbird makes its return!

Dummy

Dummy's Guide Returns

Why I Love Comics - Eric Ratcliffe is back with another installment, this time breaking news with an interview

Warren the Ape

Warren the Ape

Why I Love Comics returns as Eric Ratcliffe shines the light on this puppet television show that will not die

Scott Pilgrim Film

Scott Pilgrim Film

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's spotlight column returns, this time reviewing the latest comic film

Staves and Arrows

Staves and Arrows

Eric Ratcliffe's monthly discussion with Jim McCann about all things Hawkeye and Mockingbird makes its return!

Morning Glories

Morning Glories

Eric Ratcliffe's column Why I Love Comics returns looking at Morning Glories from Joe Eisma and Nick Spencer

Staves and Arrows

Staves and Arrows

Eric Ratcliffe's monthly discussion with Jim McCann about all things Hawkeye and Mockingbird makes its return!

The Molting

The Molting

Eric Ratcliffe's weekly spotlight column, Why I Love Comics returns with a look at this indie title

New Avengers

New Avengers

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe returns with a spotlight this week in the column

Why I Love Comics

Why I Love Comics

The review column side returns as Eric shares his thoughts on a stack of comics served up for your enjoyment

Why I Love Comics

Why I Love Comics

The review column side returns as Eric shares his thoughts on a stack of comics served up for your enjoyment

Staves and Arrows

Staves and Arrows

Eric Ratcliffe's monthly discussion with Jim McCann about all things Hawkeye and Mockingbird makes its return!

Why I Love Comics

Why I Love Comics

The review column side returns as Eric shares his thoughts on a stack of comics served up for your enjoyment

Why I Love Comics

Why I Love Comics

The review column side returns as Eric shares his thoughts on a stack of comics served up for your enjoyment

Why I Love Comics

Why I Love Comics

The review column side returns as Eric shares his thoughts on a stack of comics served up for your enjoyment

Jason Burns

Jason Burns

Why I Love Comics returns as Eric speaks with the newest addition to Ape Entertainment, the former Outlaw Ent. EIC

Why I Love Comics

Why I Love Comics

Why I Love Comics returns as Eric Ratcliffe sings the praises of Adult Swim's Aqua Teen Hunger Force

Why I Love Comics

Why I Love Comics

The review column that started it all returns as Eric shares his thoughts on a stack of comics served up for your enjoyment

FVZA

FVZA

Why I Love Comics returns as Eric Ratcliffe speaks with David Hine about his FVZA from Radical

Army of Darkness

Army of Darkness

Why I Love Comics returns as Eric Ratcliffe shines the spotlight on the famed and acclaimed franchise

E for Everyone

E for Everyone

Why I Love Comics, shines the spotlight on the Kirby Krackle's sophomore album, E for Everyone

Why I Love 52

Why I Love 52

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's weekly spotlight column returns with a look at the first weekly comic

Mass Effect 2

Mass Effect 2

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's weekly spotlight column returns with a look at this hit video game

Identity Crisis

Identity Crisis

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's weekly spotlight column turns the focus on the pivotal mini

Why I Love Exiles

Why I Love Exiles

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's weekly column returns looking at the multiverse hopping Exiles

Why I Love Scud!

Why I Love Scud!

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's weekly column returns looking at Scud, the Disposable Assassin

Why I Love Awards!

Why I Love Awards!

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe returns with the second annual Why I Love Comics Awards!

Why I Love Holmes

Why I Love Holmes

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe returns with a special edition of his column taking a look at the Sherlock Holmes film

Scott Pilgrim

Scott Pilgrim

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's weekly spotlight column returns with a look at this indie series

Z-Blade XX

Z-Blade XX

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's weekly spotlight column returns focusing on indy book Z-Blade XX

Justice Society Love

Justice Society Love

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's weekly spotlight column returns with some love for the JSA

Why I Love Comics

Why I Love Comics

The written edition of the Why I Love Comics review column returns as Eric looks at two weeks' worth of books

Comic Video Games

Comic Video Games

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's weekly spotlight column returns with a couple of video games

Alias

Alias

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's weekly spotlight column returns with a love letter to Bendi's Alias

The Middleman

The Middleman

Why I Love Comics This week Eric Ratcliffe spotlights the show and comic from Javier-Grillo Marxuach

Why I Love Halloween

Why I Love Halloween

Why I Love Comics Eric speaks with comic pros about their favorite horror movies this week in the column

Repo! Genetic Opera

Repo! Genetic Opera

Why I Love Comics Eric gives his thoughts on the cult classic horror opera film this week in the column

Rock and Shock Horror Con

Rock and Shock Horror Con

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe visited the Rock and Shock Horror Con and files a photo filled report

Why I Love Hack/Slash

Why I Love Hack/Slash

Why I Love Comics Eric celebrates one of his favorite series... Hack/Slash as his spotlight returns

Why I Love Comics

Why I Love Comics

Eric Ratcliffe sits down with X-Men writer Mike Carey for a chat on all things 'X' and much more

Why I Love Comics

Why I Love Comics

Eric shows some love for Old Man Logan in this special edition of the Why I Love Comics column

Why I Love Comics

Why I Love Comics

Eric returns with a look at picks of the week from Marvel, DC and others as the written version of the column resurfaces

Why I Love Comics

Why I Love Comics

Two Weeks in Review The podcast is delayed, but Eric is writing away covering mountain of comics!

The Homicidal Maniac

The Homicidal Maniac

In a very special Why I Love Comics, Eric unveils the first real indie book he ever read and unravels this polarizing title

Chatting with Joe Eisma

Chatting with Joe Eisma

Why I Love Comics Eric is joined by Joe Eisma as they talk Dummies Guide to Danger, Serpo, We The People and more

Why I Love Comics

Why I Love Comics

Why I Love... Prototype! Eric presents the second video game themed edition of the the Why I Love column

Outlaw Entertainment

Outlaw Entertainment

Why I Love Comics Eric returns to Outlaw Entertainment for a look at Jenna Blue and We the People

Josh Howard Interview

Josh Howard Interview

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe sits down with Dead@17 creator Josh Howard for a special interview

1-Year Anniversary!

1-Year Anniversary!

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's One-Year Anniversary with the site and column is celebrated

Dustin Evans Interview

Dustin Evans Interview

Why I Love Comics Spotlight Eric Ratcliffe sits down with Dustin Evans, the artist behind Outlaws Imaginary friends

Nerdcore Rising!

Nerdcore Rising!

Eric Ratcliffe tosses a very special documentary DVD into the 360 and sits back to enjoy Nerdcore Rising!

Talking to Ramon Espinoza

Talking to Ramon Espinoza

Why I Love Comics Spotlight Eric interviews an artist for the first time as Ramon Espinoza discusses Praetorian

Staves and Arrows

Staves and Arrows

Eric Ratcliffe sits down with Jim McCann and takes an in depth look at the final issue of New Avengers: The Reunion

Wolverine The Game

Wolverine The Game

Why I Love Comics Eric checks in with X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the game, and shares a great review

Talking Farscape

Talking Farscape

Farscape co-writer Keith R.A. Decandido joins Eric for a Why I Love Comics series spotlight

Merc With A Mouth

Merc With A Mouth

Eric is joined by writer Vicro Gischler for a discussion of the new Deadpool ongoing series Deadpool: Merc With A Mouth

Outlaw In The Spotlight

Outlaw In The Spotlight

Why I Love Comics Eric serves up full reviews of Praetorian, Imaginary Friends and Hat Trick coming from Outlaw

Staves and Arrows

Staves and Arrows

Eric Ratcliffe sits down with Jim McCann and takes an in depth look at the latest issue of New Avengers: The Reunion

Exiles #1 With Jeff Parker

Exiles #1 With Jeff Parker

Column Debut Eric Ratcliffe unveils Blinking Through The Multiverse, a monthly chat with Jeff Parker about all things Exiles

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Eric Ratcliffe's Why I Love Comics takes a look at the new Wolverine film in his latest spotlight

Jason Burns on Outlaw

Jason Burns on Outlaw

Outlaw Comics Has Just Launched and Eric Ratcliffe Already Has An Interview to Share with Jason Burns

Planet Hulk Spotlight

Planet Hulk Spotlight

Planet Hulk created a fresh story and a whole new world for one of Marvel's most well known characters

Blackest Night #0

Blackest Night #0

Review: The incredible read that is Green Lantern walks toward Blackest Night and we have the FCBD review

Staves and Arrows

Staves and Arrows

Eric Ratcliffe sits down with Jim McCann and takes an in depth look at the latest issue of New Avengers: The Reunion

Meet Kirby Krackle

Meet Kirby Krackle

They're a house band of a Comic Related podcast and gained the attention of Joe Quesada. So, who are the Kirby Krackle?

Curse of the Werewoman

Curse of the Werewoman

Review: Eric Ratcliffe's Why I Love Comics Spotlights the work of Jason Burns and his new title Curse of the Werewoman

Staves and Arrows

Staves and Arrows

Column Debut Eric Ratcliffe talks to Jim McCann, about everything related to New Avengers: The Reunion

Strange Embrace Spotlight

Strange Embrace Spotlight

Eric Ratcliffe spent some time chatting with David Hine in New York and takes a look at his series, Strange Embrace

A Week in Comics

A Week in Comics

Eric Ratcliffe looks at a week's worth of comics and shares advice on what to buy and what to leave on the rack

A Week in Comics

A Week in Comics

Eric Ratcliffe looks at a week's worth of comics and shares advice on what to buy and what to leave on the rack

A Week in Comics

A Week in Comics

Eric Ratcliffe looks at a week's worth of comics and shares advice on what to buy and what to leave on the rack

Talking To Tim Seeley

Talking To Tim Seeley

Eric sits down with Tim Seeley talking Hack/Slash, Loaded Bible, obscure horror and more in this great interview

A Week in Comics

A Week in Comics

Eric Ratcliffe looks at a week's worth of comics and shares advice on what to buy and what to leave on the rack

A Week in Comics

A Week in Comics

Eric Ratcliffe looks at a week's worth of comics and shares advice on what to buy and what to leave on the rack

A Week in Comics

A Week in Comics

Eric Ratcliffe looks at a week's worth of comics and shares advice on what to buy and what to leave on the rack

Why I Love Comics Awards

Why I Love Comics Awards

Eric Ratcliff's very special year ending Why I love Comics Awards, first edition, debut at Comic Related

A Week in Comics

A Week in Comics

Eric Ratcliffe looks at a week's worth of comics and shares advice on what to buy and what leave on the rack

A Week in Comics

A Week in Comics

Eric Ratcliffe looks at a week's worth of comics and shares advice on what to buy and what leave on the rack

A Week in Comics

A Week in Comics

Eric Ratcliffe looks at a week's worth of comics and shares advice on what to buy and what leave on the rack

A Week in Comics

A Week in Comics

Eric Ratcliffe looks at a week's worth of comics and shares advice on what to buy and what leave on the rack

Jim McCann & The Reunion

Jim McCann & The Reunion

Jim McCann Will Helm The Upcoming New Avengers: Reunion Which Will Focus on the Fan Favorite Characters Hawkeye and Mockingbird

Secret Invasion Talk

Secret Invasion Talk

Eric serves up a Why I Love Comics: Special Edition sharing his thoughts and a full summary of Secret Invasion

A Week in Comics

A Week in Comics

Eric Ratcliffe looks at a week's worth of comics and shares advice on what to buy and what leave on the rack

A Week in Comics

A Week in Comics

Eric Ratcliffe looks at a week's worth of comics and shares advice on what to buy and what leave on the rack

A Week in Comics

A Week in Comics

Eric Ratcliffe's Why I Love Comics sits down with a week's worth of comics and he shares his thoughts on a mix of titles

A Week in Comics

A Week in Comics

Eric Ratcliffe's Why I Love Comics sits down with a week's worth of comics and he shares his thoughts on a mix of titles

A Week in Comics

A Week in Comics

Eric Ratcliffe's Why I Love Comics sits down with a week's worth of comics and he shares his thoughts on a mix of titles

Why I Love NYCC

Why I Love NYCC

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's column returns, this time giving 10 reasons he's excited about NYCC

Feeding Ground

Feeding Ground

Why I Love Comics Eric Ratcliffe's spotlight column returns, this time focusing on this new title from Archaia

Proof: Endangered

Proof: Endangered

Why I Love Comics - Eric Ratcliffe's spotlight column returns, this time focusing on Proof: Endangered #1



Eric Ratcliffe is one of the youngest members of the comic related family and is an interviewer/pop culture journalist and writer. While not working on his latest column he can be found on x-box live (gamertag: Zack Hunter) or surfing the rest of the internet to see if he can pick up a scoop or two.