• 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

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  • Goddess Mode: The Future’s Not Near; It’s Here (But It’s Very Colorful)

    Goddess Mode: The Future’s Not Near; It’s Here (But It’s Very Colorful)0

    Goddess Mode #1 Simon Bowland (letterer), Zoë Quinn (writer), Rico Renzi (colorist), Robbi Rodriguez (artist) DC Comics/Vertigo December 12th, 2018 A review copy of this book was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. In a world where artificial intelligence powers basic human needs, Cassandra Price’s standard issue tech support job becomes

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  • Previously, in Comics: Help Me, Comics is Dyyyyyyyiiiiiiing!

    Previously, in Comics: Help Me, Comics is Dyyyyyyyiiiiiiing!0

    Although this week could not escape a touch of ignominy, positive news abounded in the comicsphere. It traveled around the globe before crash-landing in Arizona, leaving a host of announcements in its wake. (Content warning: There are links to and discussion of sexual assault, emotional abuse, and mental abuse in this week’s news under the

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  • Dream or Nightmare: Sandman Universe #1

    Dream or Nightmare: Sandman Universe #10

    Sandman Universe #1 Bilquis Evely (artist), Max Fiumara (artist), Sebastian Fiumara (artist), Tom Fowler (artist), Domonike Stanton (artist), Nalo Hopkinson (writer), Kat Howard (writer), Simon Spurrier (writer), Dan Watters (writer) Vertigo Comics August 8, 2018 Sandman Universe #1 returns to the Dreaming, realm of the Lord of Dreams, as Sandman celebrates its thirtieth birthday this

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  • Previously On Comics: Hits and Misses

    Previously On Comics: Hits and Misses0

    Comics news was like a fireworks show this week: Right around the time your vision cleared from the first whizbang, a new tidbit popped up to distract you. Another jailed artist gained his freedom, DC dropped some big announcements, Marvel tried to keep up, Dark Horse attempted to hide its anti-LGBT policies behind a digital

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  • My First Comic: It Started with Spider-Man

    My First Comic: It Started with Spider-Man0

    Like so many, my first comic was Archie. Readily available on the shelves of supermarket aisles next to the gum and tabloid magazines, waiting for me to browse through it as I waited for the long line to tick down to our turn at the register. I don’t remember specific stories, but I have vague,

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