I've not been at all shy about my affinity for Miss Darla Danberry. She is, hands down, my favorite character of 2010. Naturally, one of my favorite moments would include her. Her journey from Jersey to The City to make it to the last Forgetless party ever is filled with drama and angst. Ultimately, Darla … Continue reading 2010 Memorable Moment: Darla the DJ
Moxie! Huntress has it.
A heartfelt character-defining moment for Zatanna.
Catman gone wild.
7 Days from Hell, the excellent Top Cow Pilot Season contender, was straight-up robbed. Despite being head and shoulders above the more formulaic winner, 39 Minutes, this stylish, thrilling book came up short at the finish line. We went into more detail here, and if you haven't read Bryan Edward Hill and Rob Levin's entry, … Continue reading 2010 Memorable Moment: 7 Days Rocks Top Cow
Damian had a lot of big moments in 2010, but when the kid rearranged the Joker's face with a crowbar in Batman and Robin #14, he took it to a whole new level. He's overconfident, infuriatingly superior and rude, and he tends to pummel before thinking a situation through. Damian's got a lot to learn, … Continue reading 2010 Memorable Moment: Hurts So Good
You really have to be a longtime Archie fan to appreciate how big of a deal this is, because as societal progress goes, interracial romance is so 1980. But Archie kissing Josie and the Pussycats' Valerie — on the front of the book, no less — is a leap forward for the more leisurely … Continue reading 2010 Memorable Moment: Riverdale Modernizes
The Rise of Arsenal was full of ridiculous moments, but the series reached its nadir with a sex-and-violence sequence in issue #3. Roy and Jade, supposedly grieving for their dead daughter, Lian, settled old grievances by fighting one another with household appliances and office equipment. Faster than you could say, "Cliche, much?" the two were … Continue reading 2010 Memorable Moment: Arsenal Can’t ‘Rise’ to the Occasion
Miss Daramount, the headmistress of Morning Glory Academy, is the sexy librarian from hell. And from the moment she appears in Morning Glories #1, you can't look away. Miss D. is the perfect 21st Century villain. Even as she sanctions (or carries out) the torture of her students, she insists that it's for their own … Continue reading 2010 Memorable Moment: Daramount!
Valentine's Day is over, but we're spreading the love for one more day. Today's post is dedicated to some romantic comic book moments that sorely tested our smudge-proof mascara. Barry and Iris Allen's Final Crisis reunion Final Crisis had a surplus of WTF-ery, but Barry (the Flash) and Iris Allen's reunion in issue #4 was … Continue reading Five Swoon-Worthy Comic Book Moments