LOVE this modern take on DC's Trinity! Also, where can I buy that Wondy jacket?
The Supes taking flight. Love the perspective.
Love this crisp, classic Supes.
It's 2 hours of geeking out on the new Man of Steel film!
Big Blue fan or not, you need to read Kurt Busiek and Stuart Immonen’s "Superman: Secret Identity," a brilliant take on the Man of Steel.
This collection of romance-themed stories didn't make E. want to break out the candles and flowers.
Action Comics #5 Written by Grant Morrison Art by Andy Kubert, Jesse Delperdang, Brad Anderson, and Patrick Brosseau It’s the “New 52,” and the new Action Comics, and inevitably we revisit fall of Krypton. But how many ways can Krypton be annihilated? In Grant Morrison's take on Supes’ origin, he makes subtle tweaks to how … Continue reading G3 Review: Action Comics #5
In the world of many superheroes, killing a villain is verboten. Theoretically, doing so would undermine their moral authority and blur the line between angels and demons — even if the target is a cold-blooded murderer with no remorse and a high recidivism rate. Better to break a few of the bad guy’s bones and … Continue reading WTF? Wednesday: Punishing Diana
V. knows way more about Smallville than I do, but I was a fan of this show in its early days. Though poor Tom Welling has yet to don a cape, there have been some notable, full-costume appearances by major DC players. But since it's a TV show and not a big-screen blockbuster, Smallville has … Continue reading Sartorial Smallville: A Critique
Author's Note: If fan sentimentality of any kind repulses you, please avoid the following essay. The relationship between Batman and Superman has fascinated me since I was a kid. Equal parts bickering couple, friends, and teammates, they are quite a combo. Their surface differences are interesting enough — Clark's pastoral and idyllic upbringing (minus that … Continue reading You Complete Me!
Many, many others have written about the genius of the original All-Star Superman, so the series doesn’t need my late stamp of approval. But while I fully expected to enjoy the story, I didn't anticipate just how much more I would appreciate Superman as a character after finishing them. I recently purchased the trades in a … Continue reading All-Star Appreciation
Before I start making fun of Lois Lane’s attempts to understand the plight of my people in the early 1970s, I’ll say this much: A silly as Lois Lane #106 looks now, it was probably quite a powerful comic book when it first published, and I say it’s better to address racism awkwardly than not … Continue reading WTF? Wednesday: Lois Goes Black, Manages to Go Back