Category Archives: DC Comics
You all know I like Elongated Man. “Like” being an understatement along the lines of “Chicago’s elections aren’t exactly spotless” or “Marilyn Monroe had some appeal.” I’ve written Elongated Man fan-fiction, ran “Dibny Dirt” until Identity Crisis came out, and … Continue reading
Bob Haney gets saluted…and remembered.
Green Lantern in Four Panels
Newsarama.com : The Flash | DCNu | Manapul & Buccellato Barry, Barry Happy to Be on DCnu FLASH. I wonder how much comic book creation gets done over the Internet? Actually, what I really wonder is how this was ever … Continue reading
I didn’t really say anything about Hector Hammond. Frankly, I feel he was totally wasted. The film’s attempt to make him some sort of avatar…nothing less than the Silver Surfer to Parallax’s big-ugly-planet-sized-cloud-that-we’ll-call-Galactus…really doesn’t work. Hector could have been a … Continue reading
I am, perhaps, not the person to write this review. I may be the world’s biggest Elongated Man fan, but of the big guys at DC Comics I was a Green Lantern fan going all the way back to his … Continue reading
Darwyn Cooke on what’s wrong with the industry:
I really don’t like this new change to Superman’s origin. Not one bit.
It’s one thing to think that the “new #1 issues” plan that DC Comics is launching is a bad idea. Reasonable people can disagree about the wisdom of redesigning classic costumes, or of purging some continuity. There may be regrets … Continue reading
Is Emerald Knights an amazing movie that I will watch many, many times? No. First off, I always remind myself that this is an amazing age that I live in, where more and more of the comic book characters I … Continue reading
Amazon package arrived today. Guess what’s inside? The animated Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 1-3, which is now packaged together for $17 instead of sold individually for $15 each. (I don’t know why they won’t do season sets anymore. Obviously, they … Continue reading
Okay, this is kind of a cheat on my part in order to hit my “post every day in June” vow. A list of the total rollout. An Updatable List Of The 52 DC Titles For September I’ll have more … Continue reading
Perhaps it’s just me, but I have a hard time letting go of my skepticism regarding some issues when I’m reading a comic book. The whole secret identity thing is getting a bit impossible to believe. It used to be … Continue reading
DC Comics has warned all of their freelance creators that they must have three issues ready of the newly relaunched titles by August 31st. Comicsbeat has more, including talkback comments by Cully Hammer and Kurt Busiek! Prediction: by issue #3, … Continue reading
Amongst my collection of some 30 boxes of comic books, I have one long box of precious comics that I won’t sell. Now, at long last, I reveal…what is inside…THE KEEPER BOX! Detective Comics #526 Writer Gerry Conway Artist Don … Continue reading
Here are some reactions by comic pros and fans to DC’s announcement that their entire line of comic books would be starting over with new #1 issues. I’ll have a few thoughts of my own as well at the end. … Continue reading
DC Comics unleashes a new universe of superhero titles Everyone I know has been buzzing about this astounding new reboot that DC is doing. I hate to break this to everyone: There’s no reboot. And it’s not like I couldn’t … Continue reading
The Wonder Woman relaunch will not be launched.