DC has the longest running history in comics, with a library full of brilliant characters and stories dating back to Superman’s first appearance in 1938. The thing about 1938 is literally nobody remembers what it was like then. For all science can tell us, DC may have been around since the beginning of time (Stephen Hawking just shed a tear, and he has no idea why). [Read more…] about The Best 40 DC Comics From 1942 to 2000
Much like Liam Neeson, I’m always making lists. If you’re familiar with Comic Book Herald, you know these are typically massive reading order lists, with a primary focus on Marvel comics (and some DC!). [Read more…] about Dave’s Faves: All The Best Comics I’ve Ever Read
DC Comics has been publishing Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman comics starting all the way back in the late 1930s (Whereas Marvel Comics has a relevant continuity dating back to a paltry 1961). If you want some context around Superman and Batman’s longevity, the character’s creation predates World War II, the Cleveland Indians World Series drought (Go Cubs!), and TELEVISION.
As a result, DC Comics has a heckuva long publication history that can be a challenge for new readers to navigate. [Read more…] about Where to Start With DC Comics
It’s occurred to me recently that between all the many free trials of “all you can eat” digital comics services, a dedicated comics reader could knock out a whole lot of comics without spending a dime.
The recent addition of Marvel Comics to both Comixology Unlimited and Kindle Unlimited has made this particularly appealing for Marvel specific reading. [Read more…] about How To Get Free Marvel Comics For 90 Days Via Unlimited Digital Subscriptions!
I still remember in college when a buddy told me he had a USB stick with the complete X-Men Animated series. I swear he could have told me he had cut shots of Smirnoff vodka with the actual fountain of youth and I’d have been less excited.
Animated comic book shows got me into superheroes, and after years watching the same episodes on repeat, or only finding the first 3 parts of a 4 part story, suddenly there it was at my fingertips. I mean technically I’d consider my wedding or the birth of my son as the best days of my life… but it’s close. Real close. Some might say too close.
Of course, within a year my elated analogy would be completely antiquated. The upside to the proliferation of digital streaming options is it’s never been easier to track down animated superhero TV shows and comic book movies. [Read more…] about The Complete Guide to Comic Book Movies & TV Shows on Amazon Prime