• Comics and Kink: The Erotica Side Hustle of Superman Co-Creator Joe Shuster

    Comics and Kink: The Erotica Side Hustle of Superman Co-Creator Joe Shuster0

    The starving artist is one of the most curiously enduring cultural images of the last four centuries or so. Its Romantic origins established a sense of noble prestige to the cycle of poverty, sacrifice, and professional obscurity in which many artists found themselves in the pursuit of a career. These days, there’s more scorn behind

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  • DC PUBWATCH SDCC 2019 (and July) Edition

    DC PUBWATCH SDCC 2019 (and July) Edition0

    Greetings from the other side of San Diego Comic-Con! Oddly enough, most of the bigger news for this month’s DC Pubwatch came before SDCC, and unlike last year there were no big new series announced at any of the DC panels this year. Only Strange Adventures by Tom King, Mitch Gerads, and Doc Shaner got

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  • 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

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  • Hope in the Face of Adversity: Corinne McCreery on Supergirl

    Hope in the Face of Adversity: Corinne McCreery on Supergirl0

    This might come as a surprise to some, but Corinne McCreery really loves Supergirl [WHAT?! —Ed.]. And it’s no wonder. Supergirl is a beacon of honesty and being true to yourself and passionately fighting for the things and people she cares about, which is a great description of Cori, too. But let’s let Cori speak

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  • DC PUBWATCH June 2019 Edition

    DC PUBWATCH June 2019 Edition0

    This was a big month for DC Comics news, and more so for three of the company’s imprints. It was announced last week that the rumors are indeed true, and at the end of the year, DC will be retiring the Vertigo label. This shutters that mature reader imprint after twenty-six years, and only a

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  • Superman Year One: A.K.A. Ah, Just What Superman’s Origin Needed, Some Rape

    Superman Year One: A.K.A. Ah, Just What Superman’s Origin Needed, Some Rape3

    Superman: Year One #1 Mark Doyle (editor), Danny Miki (inker), Frank Miller (writer), John Romita Jr. (artist), Alex Sinclair (colorist), Amedeo Turturro (associate editor), John Workman (letterer) DC Comics June 19th, 2019 Is there anyone in comics more infinitely frustrating than Frank Miller? One of the most iconic, notorious, and lauded creators in the industry. A man

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