• DC PUBWATCH – August Edition

    DC PUBWATCH – August Edition0

    As most of the big news hit at SDCC last month, there’s little to report in the way of news this month. The biggest piece of news this month was the announcement of a new Batman & the Outsiders series by Bryan Hill, launching in November. I wrote my review of his last issue of

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  • Where She Fits: Talking Supergirl with Marc Andreyko

    Where She Fits: Talking Supergirl with Marc Andreyko2

    Supergirl #21 Marc Andreyko (writer), Kevin Maguire (pencils), Sean Parsons (inks), FCO Plascencia (colors), Tom Napolitano (letters), Terry and Rachel Dodson (cover), Amanda Conner and Paul Mounts (variant cover) DC Comics August 8, 2018 When Supergirl went on hiatus back in April, I was very disappointed. Steve Orlando and his collaborators (notably Brian Ching and

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  • DC PUBWATCH: SDCC and July Edition

    DC PUBWATCH: SDCC and July Edition0

    I spent last weekend in San Diego, attending as many DC-relevant panels as I could to gather information for you, dear readers. I was also invited to attend the DC Press Breakfasts, one of which turned into a cult initiation, but they gave me a snazzy robe, so all hail Tom King!

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  • 80 Years of Leaping Tall Buildings: Action Comics #1000

    80 Years of Leaping Tall Buildings: Action Comics #10000

    Action Comics #1000 Covers by Jim Lee and Scott Williams (Main), Steve Rude (1930s), Michael Cho (1940s), Dave Gibbons (1950s), Michael Allred (1960s), Jim Steranko (1970s), Joshua Middleton (1980s), Dan Jurgens (1990s), Lee Bermejo (2000s) DC Comics April 18, 2018 The issue eighty years in the making. Action Comics is the first mainstream comic to

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  • The Big Goodbye: Jessica Jones #18

    The Big Goodbye: Jessica Jones #180

    Jessica Jones #18 Brian Michael Bendis (writer), Michael Gaydos (artist), Matt Hollingsworth (colorist), VC’s Cory Petit (letterer) Marvel Comics 28 March 2018 March 2018 marked the last ever (but this is comics, so “last ever”) Brian Michael Bendis-written issue of Jessica Jones. “The Big Goodbye” is issue #18 in this newest run that reunited the

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  • The Castle Offers Fictions Within Fictions

    The Castle Offers Fictions Within Fictions1

    If you’re going to read a comic co-written by Brian Michael Bendis and Kelly Sue DeConnick and edited by Sana Amanat, you probably want them all to be pretending to adapt a novel written by a fictional character from a television show. Right? Isn’t that what people want? That’s what happened in 2011, when Marvel

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