When is it time to break up with a comic book? Sometimes, the decision is obvious: The comic's quality plunges or goes in a direction you don't like. Maybe the writer and/or artist changes and their work doesn't move you. But let's say you're reading a book that you've enjoyed for a long time, one... Continue Reading →
As we've all discovered by now, the quality of the relaunched DC books has been all over the map, ranging from the brilliant to the WTF? That’s about what I expected. There’s no need for me to write another mash note to Batwoman, Action Comics, Wonder Woman or even Batman and Robin, so on to... Continue Reading →
There's nothing like a hefty Wednesday haul, especially when the books are as good as mine were this week. From a promising upstart to two venerable titles that took their bows, there's quite a bit to cover. Here we go ...
She’s inappropriate, bitchy, and a little too fond of problem-solving through violence, but I ♥ Ravager. Every superhero team needs a rabble-rouser, and Ms. Rose Wilson fills that role for the Teen Titans with verve. As the offpsring of Slade Wilson (Deathstroke), she has enough dysfunction for several lifetimes. She’s also grown to become a... Continue Reading →
Over the past year, we’ve asked for your opinion on everything from Wonder Woman’s drawers to whether you gave a rat’s ass about the upcoming Green Lantern movie. The results were always entertaining, and frequently surprising. Without further ado, here are the results from polls past: 1. Which version of Diana’s knickers do you prefer?... Continue Reading →
Teen Titans #88 Writer: J.T. Krul Art: Nicola Scott, Doug Hazlewood (ink), Jason Wright (color), Adam Hughes (variant cover) Letters: Sal Cipriano When I got back into comics several years ago, I fell hard for Geoff Johns’ Teen Titans. I’d enjoyed the Wolfman/Perez stuff back in the day, and it seemed to me that Johns’ modern... Continue Reading →
Despite the fact that they all run around in silly costumes, some caped characters get more respect than others. If you say you’re a Batman fan, even his harshest geek critics won’t make fun of you, at least to your face. But saying that Robin is one of your favorites leads to snickering and the... Continue Reading →