I’ll be the first to admit, I just didn’t get Jack Kirby for a good long while after becoming a comic book fan. More and more, I’m learning I’m not alone in this. There’s something about Kirby’s bombast, and a million ideas per square inch that can be surprisingly challenging. Sure, the man’s clearly an artistic genius, but without Stan’s dialogue on Fantastic Four, would all that brilliance be reduced to the snooze-fest like the late 70’s Eternals? Continue reading “Darkseid, Orion & New Gods Reading Order! Jack Kirby’s Complete 4th World Saga”
DC’s Teen Titans is one of the better ideas in superhero comics, and one rival Marvel Comics has never been able to emulate particularly well. The sidekicks of the DCU all get together to form their own band of heroes. Teen Titans, Go Teen Titans!
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There are few comic book villains with a higher popularity rating than DC’s Joker.
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Harley Quinn has become one of the most popular characters in the DC Universe, rivaling the likes of fellow 90’s creation Deadpool in terms of rapid rise in profile. Continue reading “Harley Quinn Reading Order”
Without question, Aquaman is the most maligned superhero in all of superhero comics. Sure, his comics feature astonishingly perfect action recaps like “Octopi disarm several of the pirates, while a swordfish relieves another of his pistol,” but the reality of the Justice League’s resident monarch is a bit more complex than “TL;DR – Talks to fish, played by dude from Entourage.”
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