I’ve been thinking lately about what it is that makes shared superhero universes work, especially those launched in the wake of Marvel and DC’s Silver Age. I find analogue (or “mash-up”) universes particularly interesting, sparked by recent dives into Black Hammer, Copra, and the Image Comics mini written by Alan Moore known as “1963.”[Read more…] about Previously On #51: Analogue Superhero Universes & Marvel’s Digital Sales!
This week I look at what makes for a successful DC “New Age of Heroes” comic, respond completely calmly and not at all overwhelmed by MCU trailers, and give a shout out to a specific feature of my local comic book shop! [Read more…] about PREVIOUSLY ON… #49: DC’s Unexpected & Electric Warrior, MCU Trailer Mania, and Comic Shop Emails
This week I dig in to The Terrifics, Netflix cancelling future seasons of Daredevil, and some gorgeous comic fans shelfies! [Read more…] about PREVIOUSLY ON… #48: DC’s The Terrifics Review, Netflix Cancels Daredevil and Shelfies!
This week I look back on the masterwork of Mister Miracle, reflect on the talent of Stan Lee, and love a particular element of DC’s Titans. [Read more…] about PREVIOUSLY ON… #47: Mister Miracle by King & Gerads, Celebrating Stan Lee, and Titans Soundtrack
This week I review the hotly anticipated The Green Lantern #1 by Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp, analyze Image Comic’s decision to remove DRM-free download options, and celebrate being wrong about Isola volume one!