Tag: Mark Waid

The Drawing Board – Ottley, Frank, Rude, Samnee, Manapul, Anka (Jan 10, 2014)

Posted: January 10, 2014 at 8:30 am   /   Comic Books, Local

For this week’s Drawing Board, I wanted to give you fine people a look at my all time favorite superhero’s.  I’m talking about The Man of Steel, The Last Son of Krypton, The Big Blue Boy Scout, Superman. Over Superman’s 75 year history, there have been many interpretations of Kal-El.  He’s been everything from an […]

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The Longbox: Batman / Superman #1, Daredevil #27, & Nova #5 (Reviews)

Posted: July 8, 2013 at 2:20 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Local

It’s been awhile, but I have returned! Like a phoenix, I rise from the ashes!  Actually, I’ve just been super busy.  I hope you fanboys and fangirls didn’t miss me too much.  There have been some great comics coming out the last couple of weeks.  I couldn’t get to review them all, but here are […]

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C2E2 – A Weekend Review of Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo 2013

Posted: May 6, 2013 at 1:26 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

I am sitting on a train heading home from Chicago, and I thought I would take the opportunity to give you my thoughts and news coming out of C2E2 2013.  What a great convention. Where most cons nowadays have changed their focus to include both comics and other comic related things (movies, games, and other “geek” […]

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Comic Book Reviews: Marvel NOW!

Posted: November 29, 2012 at 1:11 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Comic Books, Local

The Marvel Now! relaunch is in full swing.  New creative teams and new titles have launched, and I have taken it upon myself to read almost all of the new titles (you can thank me later).  Notice that I said “RELAUNCH” and not “REBOOT”.  Rather than start all over with a new beginning, as DC has […]

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The Long Box: Comic Book Casting Call – Daredevil

Posted: November 8, 2012 at 10:29 am   /   Comic Books, Film, Local

Back in 2003, Fox acquired the rights to Daredevil during the initial surge of interest in comic based films.  The original cast was Ben Affleck as Matt Murdock, Jennifer Garner as Elektra, Michael Clarke Duncan as The Kingpin, and Colin Farrell as Bullseye.  The movie opened to mixed reviews.  A sequel was discussed but never […]

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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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Comic Pick of the Week: The Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom

Posted: August 29, 2012 at 9:26 am   /   Comic Book Reviews, Comic Books, Local

Pick of the week for August 27, 2012 – The Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom Written by Mark Waid Art by Chris Samnee   The year was 1991, and I was sitting in a darkened movie theater waiting for another random Disney movie.  Little did I know I was about to fall in love with a movie […]

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Comic News: Marvel NOW!

Posted: August 7, 2012 at 8:33 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

A few weeks ago, I posted some interesting news coming from Marvel –  The House of Ideas was canceling a lot of major titles only to revamp them in the coming months.  Well, the Marvel NOW! movement has begun.  Marvel has announced a bunch of relaunched titles with all new creative teams.  The most noteworthy […]

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