Tag Archives: New 52

Superman Rebirth #1: A Homage to the Past

By | June 1, 2016

SPOILERS BELOW My review of Superman #52 was not particularly positive. To be fair, the issue had a lot to live up to because the death of Superman story had been done before, and mind you, by a group of A list artists and writers. Although my interest in Superman wasn’t reinvigorated by Superman #52 or Rebirth… Read More »

Superman #52 – The Death of Superman?

By | May 25, 2016

SPOILERS BELOW READ AT YOUR OWN RISK There was a time when all I read  every Superman comics. I made sure never to miss an issue of Adventures of Superman, Action Comics, Man of Steel, and Superman. The 1990’s Death of Superman storyline hit about the time that I was just starting to collect comics,… Read More »

Are Marvel & DC Becoming Comic Book Side Dishes?

By | February 12, 2016

Within the last year or so a lot of food analogies have been used to describe what’s going on in the comic book world. Pizzas smashing together was the analogy used to explain Marvel’s 2015 summer event called Secret Wars. DC’s new direction for 2016 is being described as a meat and potatoes approach to… Read More »

JLA #1 Controversy 

By | June 20, 2015

It’s time, once again, to piss off the comic book community with an article about the topic of continuity within the funny pages, specifically the funny pages of DC Comics. I’m going to make a bold statement and say that the hardcore comic book fan no longer exists. Heresy you say? No, good sir, I… Read More »

Convergence #1

By | April 9, 2015

I am not a DC fan-boy. I am not a Marvel fan-boy. I am not an Image fan-boy. I am not (insert comic company) fan-boy. I am a fan of comics – good comics. Keep that in mind as you read this review. I did not give Convergence #0 a glowing review for several reasons. One… Read More »

Convergence #0

By | April 2, 2015

I haven’t been reading much of what DC has been publishing lately, but I thought I’d give Convergence a try. Convergence is DC’s main event for summer of 2015, much like Secret Wars is for Marvel. As I was reading Convergence #0, I couldn’t help but notice some similarities between Convergence and Secret Wars. That… Read More »