Scott Snyder’s phenomenal ‘Death of the Family’ story arc came to a satisfying end today with Batman #17… or at least it did until I read DC’s new ‘Channel 52’ recap. [Read more…] about DC’s Digital Failure – Channel 52 News Recaps With Zero Online Presence
Jonathan Hickman is a jerk.
Not really. I’ve never met him. But as comic writers go, no one is as consistently smart as Hickman. It’s infuriating. With his new Image Comics series, The Manhattan Projects, Hickman deftly finds a way to blend the poetry of Einstein’s Dreams, the absurdity of comic book science, and the fragility of American history. It shouldn’t really possible. If you’re an aspiring writer it’s like declaring your intention to play in the show one day with Roger Clemens hurling steroid-infused meatballs straight past your flailing arms.
Flash Gordon confuses me. Tremendously. In a way that rivals Microsoft Excel pivot tables, the critical acclaim of Citizen Kane, and the fact that Ghost-Rider with Nicolas Cage got a sequel.
Or at least, Flash Gordon confused me before I read the gorgeously crafted Flash Gordon: The Tyrant of Mongo, the second volume of complete Flash Gordon stories from Titan Books. I’m finally starting to understand. [Read more…] about Herald Guided Review – Flash Gordon: The Tyrant of Mongo (vol. 2) from Titan Books
Looking back, 2012 was a Banner year for comic book movies – and I don’t just say that because Mark Ruffalo finally delivered the Hulk of my dreams (Heroic and full of rage! And that hair!).
Any chance 2013 measures up to the likes of The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, and The Amazing Spider-Man?
… Probably not. But let’s take a look at what’s on the docket anyway: [Read more…] about 2013 Comic Book Superheroes Movie Schedule (also, a nerdy test)