• DC PUBWATCH – September 2019 Edition

    DC PUBWATCH – September 2019 Edition1

    The biggest news of this month’s DC Pubwatch is the further expansion of the Black Label line with another addition to Frank Miller’s Dark Knight canon (why?!), and Daniel Warren Johnson’s Wonder Woman: Dead Earth. We also got news of James Tynion IV’s “Year of the Villain” spin-off tied to the Infected and the Batman

  • Superman’s Pal (and Problem) Jimmy Olsen Is Our Delight

    Superman’s Pal (and Problem) Jimmy Olsen Is Our Delight0

    Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #1 Clayton Cowles (letters), Nathan Fairbairn (colors and cover), Matt Fraction (writer), Steve Lieber (art and cover) DC Comics July 17, 2019 When Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen was announced several months ago, it immediately became my most highly anticipated book of the year, and indeed of many years. I’m not the

  • DC Comics PUBWATCH – April 2019 Edition

    DC Comics PUBWATCH – April 2019 Edition0

    The biggest news this month for DC Comics was the full-on committal of the company to getting their comics on the DC Universe App. At Wonder Con it was announced that soon they’d have their entire digital catalog (with a twelve-month delay for new issues) on the platform, and they’re doing their best to make

  • “Don’t Get Eaten by a Tiger”: The Presentation and Safety of Othered Children in FF

    “Don’t Get Eaten by a Tiger”: The Presentation and Safety of Othered Children in FF0

    Marvel Comics’ all-ages series FF (2012) is brought to us by team Matt Fraction and Mike, Lee, and Laura Allred and follows the adventures of the Future Foundation, a school for special youngsters, temporarily headed by Scott Lang, She-Hulk, Medusa, and pop singer Darla Deering a.k.a Miss Thing.

  • DC PUBWATCH – February 2019

    DC PUBWATCH – February 20190

    The biggest news this month came from the annual Comics Pro conference held right before convention season kicks off. Dan DiDio was there to talk about the company’s future. Among things talked about were the rumor of a massive cutback of the publishing line, and DiDio confirmed that it was true, but the cuts have

  • Con Diary: Emerald City Comicon Day 30

    I was taken to my very first con in 2011 by my unapologetically geeky, big sister. Back then, Emerald City Comic Con’s exhibition floor spanned only half of the fourth floor’s ballrooms. In 2014, the entire Washington State Convention Centre is home to the northwest coast’s premiere comic book and pop culture convention.  With so