Tag: DC Comics

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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Comic Pick of the Week: Green Lantern #11

Posted: July 28, 2012 at 9:19 am   /   Comic Book Reviews, Comic Books, Local

Pick of the Week: Green Lantern #11 Written by Geoff Johns Art by Doug Mahnke   Two titles remain untouched in this time of DC reboots, Batman and Green Lantern.  Coming out of the new 52, Hal Jordan and the rest of the Green Lanterns pick up where the previous volume ended.  Hal has been stripped of […]

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Comic Con Review: Friday: July 13 & Saturday: July 14

Posted: July 15, 2012 at 4:04 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

Comic Con 2012 is nearing the end today, so I wanted to give you guys a update on all that has been announced thus far. DC Comics/Legendary Pictures/Warner Brothers   1) During the Before Watchmen panel, Quentin Tarantino made an un-announced visit.  He let the people know that he will be writing a 5 issue mini-series based on […]

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ComicCon 2012 Review – Thursday July 12, 2012

Posted: July 13, 2012 at 12:36 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

It’s that time of year again.  The beginning of the Nerd Year.  The San Diego Comic Con kicked off yesterday with a bang.  Here’s a rundown of what was announced.   DC Comics/Warner Bros. 1) DC Comics and Warner Bros debuted the costume for their new show Arrow.  The show has been kept under wraps for […]

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Comic Book Commentary: Horror Comics

Posted: July 5, 2012 at 10:23 pm   /   Books, Comic Book Reviews, Local

In the 40’s and 50’s, the comic book industry was riding a massive wave of popularity.  DC Comics had taken off with the introduction of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, etc.  Other companies were flourishing as well but for completely different reasons.  The biggest of these companies was EC Comics or Entertaining Comics.  They began a […]

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Comic Book Commentary: The 2012 Harvey Nominations

Posted: July 5, 2012 at 8:08 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Local

The Harvey awards are like the Oscars for comics. The awards will be handed out at the 2012 Baltimore Comic Con.  Here are the nominations.   BEST LETTERER: Chris Eliopoulos – Fear Itself (Marvel Comics) Laura Lee Gulledge – Page by Page (Amulet Books) Todd Klein – S.H.I.E.L.D.: Architects of Forever (Marvel Comics) David Lanphear – Secret Avengers (Marvel […]

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Comic Book Review: American Vampire #28

Posted: June 29, 2012 at 9:00 am   /   Books, Comic Book Reviews, Local

American Vampire #28 – The Blacklist Part One Written by Scott Snyder Art by Rafael Albuquerque Variant Cover by Greg Capullo   All of us have things in our past we hope will never catch up to us. Demons back that there that keep us up at night.   American Vampire is one of the rare comics […]

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Comic Review: ‘Before Watchmen: The Minutemen’ #1

Posted: June 7, 2012 at 9:55 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Local

  Before Watchmen: The Minutemen #1 Written and Drawn by Darywn Cooke Back-up Story by Len Wein & John Higgins “The Mystery Man’s equivalent to a gold watch.”   This is one of the opening lines to “The Minutemen”.  A much younger Hollis Mason is holding the very object that will ultimately be  fatally used […]

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