Billy Batson, aka Shazam, aka Captain Marvel (but, no, not that Captain Marvel) is one of the more beleaguered heroes in all of superhero comics. Lawsuits, alleged infringement (with the Man of Steel himself!), and copyright issues have kept the world’s mightiest mortal from never quite reclaiming his title as the most popular hero of the 1940’s (or so I’m told). [Read more…] about Shazam! (DC’s Captain Marvel & The Marvel Family) Reading Order
No team in superhero comics represents the few, the proud, the weirdos, quite like DC’s Doom Patrol. While the Justice League or Teen Titans represent pure heroism, the Doom Patrol represents pure quirk. [Read more…] about Doom Patrol Reading Order
DC Comics’ Hawkman and Hawkgirl (Hawkwoman) easily have one of the most complicated, muddled histories in all of superhero comics.
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DC Rebirth has been an unequivocal success for DC Comics, transitioning the publisher out of the New 52’s PR quagmire (even when the comics were good, there was a malaise around the line) into the premier Big 2 superhero lineup. [Read more…] about Question of the Week: Do You Have a DC Rebirth Fast Track Guide?
Created by Arnold Drake and Carmine Infantino back in 1967, Deadman has one of the longest and most compelling histories in DC’s supernatural landscape. [Read more…] about Deadman Reading Order