Tag: DC Comics

Movie Review: ‘RED 2’ Starring Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, Anthony Hopkins

Posted: July 18, 2013 at 11:47 pm   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

In 2010 the most unlikely of casts was assembled for the surprisingly entertaining action-comedy RED.  Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich and Helen Mirren were all labeled “Retired Extremely Dangerous,” and lived up to their designation in the film.  It was a winning formula, combining action with a well-known cast of aging not-so-action-heroes. But was it wise for them to come out […]

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The Long Box: Who is YOUR Superman artist?

Posted: May 29, 2013 at 7:26 am   /   Comic Books, Local

With Man of Steel set for release in the next two weeks, I was thinking back to all of the different variations or concepts that Superman has gone through over the years.  From the original “circus performer” costume to the electric blue version to the current New 52 suit. Over the years, the artists that have taken […]

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Comic Review: Action Comics #19 by Andy Diggle & Tony Daniel

Posted: April 11, 2013 at 7:53 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Comic Books, Local

Action Comics #19 Written by Andy Diggle Art by Tony Daniel Finally!! Redemption has arrived.  After much suffering at the hands of the creative teams on both of the main Superman books (Grant Morrison/Rags Morales on Action Comics & George Perez/Jesus Merino on Superman), we are finally treated to the new creative duo in Andy Diggle (The Losers & Green […]

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Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con: A Weekend in Review

Posted: March 27, 2013 at 10:31 pm   /   Comic Books, Featured, Film, Local, St. Louis Events

As I write this, I’m still in a euphoric state.  Not because I was finally able to get my hands on a few key issues and fill some major holes in my collection.  Not because I was able to get an amazing custom sketch from Chris Samnee.  Not because I was able to see a Q […]

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Two New Superman Comics Set to Debut From DC Comics

Posted: March 13, 2013 at 9:44 am   /   Comic Books, Local

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a Superman fan through and through.  Action Comics Annual #1 was the first comic I ever bought, and I became a fan immediately. Before the reboot, the Superman books were struggling.  None of them, with the exception of Supergirl & Superboy had real traction with fans.  When the reboot was announced, I […]

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An All New Batman/Superman Comic Debuting in June

Posted: February 24, 2013 at 9:41 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

When DC Comics announced its latest wave of canceled books (Fury of Firestorm, Ravagers, Savage Hawkman, Deathstroke, Sword Of Sorcery and Team 7), it was only a matter of time before they began to make announcements about their replacements.  And so it begins.

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DC Announces All New Creative Teams for All Green Lantern Titles

Posted: February 24, 2013 at 9:39 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

It was announced last week that Geoff Johns is ending his 10 year run on Green Lantern.  DC’s The Source blog then revealed that ALL the Green Lantern titles were going to receive a creative face lift.  This morning, DC announced the new creative teams on the GL titles as well as a brand new title.

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The Long Box – Comic Reviews: Star Wars #1, Punk Rock Jesus #6, and Superior Spider-Man #1

Posted: January 13, 2013 at 5:37 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Comic Books, Local

Welcome back True Believers! I hope everyone had a great start to 2013. The year should be pretty incredible for comic fans. We get a new Superman movie, the next chapter in the Marvel Studios film franchise with Iron Man 3, and we are going to get a a lot of new and fun things […]

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Comic Review: Superman: Earth One – Volume 2

Posted: November 6, 2012 at 2:22 am   /   Comic Book Reviews, Comic Books, Local

Comic Review: Superman: Earth One – Volume 2 Written by J. Michael Straczynski Art by Shane Davis                 Finally! I can write about a Superman book.  For anyone that knows me, I don’t hide that Superman is MY hero.  He was the first character I ever read, and […]

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Pick of the Week for September 12, 2012 – Batman #0

Posted: September 18, 2012 at 9:18 am   /   Comic Book Reviews, Comic Books, Local

Pick of the Week for September 12, 2012 – Batman #0    Story by Scott Snyder    Art by Greg Capullo    Back-up Story by James Tynion IV    Back-Up Art by Andy Clarke It’s been a year since the New 52 reboot, and DC has now launched “Zero Month” – every title is getting a […]

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