In the span of six months since DC’s Titans debuted on the DC Universe app, the offering has expanded and improved significantly, to the point that I’m writing a completely revised review for those wondering if DC Universe is worth it. Honestly, the progress DC Universe has shown in 6 months suggests a genuine willingness to listen to community feedback, and a surprisingly deft touch when it comes to unique quality content. As a whole, the app is quickly reaching “must have” territory for DC fans. [Read more…] about DC Universe Streaming App Review! What’s In The Library and Is It Worth It?
There are few things in comics more exciting than omnibus and absolute collections. If you love comic books, and the DC Universe, what could be better than GIANT books filled to the brim with DC Comics? The power to chef burritos with but a thought? Ok, yes, but what else?
[Read more…] about The Completely Insane & Utterly Comprehensive DC Omnibus & Absolute Edition Guide
This week I determine the best single years of Marvel publication history by decade, try to parse out DC’s digital strategy following their move to Comixology Unlimited, and celebrate a comics adaptation soundtrack! [Read more…] about PREVIOUSLY ON… #54: The Best Single Years in Marvel Comics History, DC on Comixology Unlimited, and the TEOTFW Soundtrack!
This week I swing back into the new Spider-Man DLC for PS4, question DC Universe’s comic addition strategy, and talk about the absurdity of trying to read an omnibus. [Read more…] about PREVIOUSLY ON… #44: PS4 Spider-Man: The Heist Review, DC Universe Deletions, & An Ode to the Omnibus!
If you read comics and you’re mildly pretentious, or kind of feel like someone’s calling your name when they say “intellectual,” there’s a pretty good chance you have what I’d call the “Sandman Complex.”
In addition to a troubling tendency to throw powder around strange bedrooms, this complex is the desire to defend the literary artistry of your funny books (*shudder*) with the verbose and complex line of argument that Sandman made so damn easy. The non-comics ridiculer wants to laugh at the lack of Joyce in your hands? Fine: that won’t stop you from your fierce rebuttal of “But but but Shakespeare… and and and refried reality!”
It was in this general mindset that I originally felt compelled to pick up Dial H. How does it rank in terms of fulfilling my Sandman Complex? [Read more…] about DC’s New 52 Year One Reviews: Dial H By China Mieville and Mateus Santolouco