Category Archives: DC Comics

Skyping comic creators

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

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Green Lantern Review: More thoughts

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

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“Green Lantern” movie review

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

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Hard to hear him over the Hallelujah Chorus in the background

Darwyn Cooke on what’s wrong with the industry:

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More bad planning in the DC reboot universe

I really don’t like this new change to Superman’s origin.  Not one bit.  

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For want of a five-year-old child, the industry was lost…

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

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Review: “Green Lantern: Emerald Knights”

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

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My Father’s Day Gifts to Myself

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

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The Complete list of DC #1s

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

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Super-Paranoid, I guess

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

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Deadlines indeed!

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

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The Keeper Box: Detective Comics #526

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

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Reactions to the whole DC “New #1s” thing

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

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DC Comics unleashes a new universe of superhero titles

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

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“Wonder Woman” TV Revamp Not Happenin’

The Wonder Woman relaunch will not be launched.

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Green Lantern Extended trailer

A four minute trailer for “Green Lantern” was recently shown at WonderCon.  Enjoy! I’m torn. They went CGI on a lot of stuff that they didn’t have to, and that affects the overall quality of the film.  The way the … Continue reading

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Farewell to the great Dwayne McDuffie

I think it’s fair to say that most everyone in the comic book industry is in shock right now.  Dwayne McDuffie has passed away, reportedly due to complications during surgery.  We still don’t know too much about what happened. Through … Continue reading

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Dwayne McDuffie is dead

Milestone Creator Dwayne McDuffie has Died – Comic Book Resources. His work was inspirational.  His orginal creations were awesome. More later.

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did anyone really know that Bane wasn’t a white guy?

Why Chris Nolan’s BATMAN Isn’t Racist | Obsessed With Film.

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nearly complete Batmobile history

Admittedly a lot of this was redundant information in my case. Now stop to take in this nearly 166-inch-long timeline at CarInsurance.org — created using information and images culled from BatmobileHistory.com — charts the 70-year evolution of the Batmobile… Perhaps … Continue reading

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