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
It’s Spider-Man: Homecoming week which can only mean it’s time for outrageous discounts on Spider-Man comics.
Navigating modern Spider-Man comic books can be surprisingly confusing, so I’ve compiled a list of the best deals in chronological order below. These savings (between 40 to 70% off select Spidey collections) extend to digital editions on Amazon or Comixology. [Read more…] about How To Take Advantage of Spider-Man Comics On Sale This Week!
There’s a prevailing theme in comics coverage this year that Marvel Comics are in a state of unrelenting disaster. Marvel has done little to assuage these fears, with PR disaster after PR disaster, and an uncanny mutant ability to stick a foot directly in a mouth.
In truth, it’s been a startling fall from grace for Marvel since the conclusion of 2015’s Secret Wars – actually since October 2016, when Marvel bewilderingly decided to release the start of All-New All-Different Marvel 3 MONTHS before Secret War had even ended. After spending the vast majority of the 2010’s in control of the Big 2 power rankings, and watching DC Comics bumble through (an increasingly underrated) New 52, Marvel found themselves directionless and without a map in 2016. [Read more…] about The Best Marvel Comics of 2017 (So Far)
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
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