Series: By The Numbers

52 Facts About DC, By The Numbers: July 19, 2017

Or However Many I Feel Like, And Some Might Not Be Facts Hi! I’m Annie Blitzen, and I’ll be doing a weekly round-up of about half of that week’s DC Comics. Corinne McCreery will be covering the other half. It’s a lot of books to cover, so I’ll be breaking down the first five pages of each title by the numbers. Number of panels, number of characters of color, number of times female characters talk to each other, number of sound effects starting with the letter “s,” you name it! By its nature, this article will contain spoilers, but...

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52 Facts About DC, By The Numbers: Aug Week One, 2017

Or However Many I Feel Like, And They May Not All Be Facts Welcome back to By The Numbers, the column where I count things in the first 5 pages of this week’s new comics from DC! This column will contain spoilers, but they’ll all be from the 5-page section of the book available in regular press reviews, so I won’t be spoiling anything DC hasn’t already. This week, I’ve got a pretty short list of new issues, and they’re mostly “other” issues: two digital-firsts, a mini-series, and a Young Animals book. Remember that I only cover half the...

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52 Facts About DC, By The Numbers: Aug Week Two 2017

Or However Many I Feel Like, And They May Not All Be Facts Welcome back to By The Numbers, the column where I count things in the first 5 pages of this week’s new comics from DC! This column will contain spoilers, but they’ll all be from the 5-page section of the book available in regular press reviews, so I won’t be spoiling anything DC hasn’t already. We’ve got some real gems this week! [Last week. My bad!! Current column coming tomorrow –Ed.] Mister Miracle #1, Poison Ivy in Birds of Prey, and more. I know I said in...

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52 Facts About DC, By The Numbers: August Week Three, 2017

Or However Many I Feel Like, And They May Not All Be Facts Welcome back to By The Numbers, the column where I count things in this week’s new comics from DC! This column will contain spoilers, but I’ll keep them as vague as possible while still amusing myself. In the previous editions of this column, I’ve only covered ~half of DC’s titles for that week, with Cori McCreery covering the other half in her column. The plan has changed! We’re now each going to cover all the titles, but in different ways. I’ll be flippant about them and...

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52 Facts About DC, By The Numbers: August Week Four 2017

Or However Many I Feel Like, And They Might Not All Be Facts Welcome back to By The Numbers, the column where I count things in this week’s new comics from DC! This column will contain spoilers, but I’ll keep them as vague as possible while still amusing myself. What a week. Batman/The Shadow nears its conclusion. Lex Luthor turns into Darkseid but not really. Characters do stupid things. Kieth Giffen writes three issues that are so spectacularly mediocre I can’t even make fun of them. The column is late this week because the sun went out. Let’s do the...

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