While I still wish it was a shockingly transformative piece of DC Universe canon, the “Elseworlds” style DCeased event by Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine, Stefano Guadiano, and Rainier Beredo is a hit, and a highly enjoyable one at that. [Read more…] about DCeased Reading Order & Review!
Eel O’Brian, aka Plastic Man, is one of the DC heroes I found most surprising as I got into comics. While his powerset is reminiscent of the Elongated Man (or Mister Fantastic), Eel’s a former criminal who never stops making outlandish jokes. Plus, Plastic Man’s origins date back to creator Jack Cole’s work in the 1940’s Golden Age of comics! [Read more…] about Essential Plastic Man Comics Reading Order!
If you wanted to point to a single hero that exemplifies the Atomic Age, you couldn’t do much better than Adam Strange. [Read more…] about Adam Strange Reading Order!
Take a little bit of Batman, a little bit of Joker, and a whole lot of Dark Multiverse, and you get the 2017 introduction of DC Comics’ The Batman Who Laughs. The name is a play on “The Man Who Laughs,” itself a well beloved retelling of the Joker’s early days by writer Ed Brubaker and artist Doug Mahnke (and of course their comics work is named for a silent film that is often attributed to inspiration for the Joker’s creation!). [Read more…] about The Batman Who Laughs Reading Order!
There are no small characters. Not even ones who stand next to giants.
Lois Lane is popularly thought of an adjunct to Superman. A mortal with no powers save the ability to ask a question and turn Clark down for a date. But she’s so much more than that.
She can be brave, brilliant, cunning, and utterly unique. There can be — in fact, has been — a world without Superman. But I can’t think of DC main continuity without Lois Lane.
I’m here to show why that is. [Read more…] about The Essential Lois Lane Comics!