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Booyah! DC Comics is Finally Giving Cyborg a Shot at the Big Time

Booyah! DC Comics is Finally Giving Cyborg a Shot at the Big Time

I have a special place in my heart for what some people might consider the “second-string” characters at DC comics.  In many respects, Geoff Johns provide with his runs on Booster Gold and, most recently, Green Lantern, that a character given love, attention, and a proper mythology can find a welcomed seat at the table […]

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DC Comics Pop-Up Book

Stephanie and I have been seriously considering a purchase of Your Baby Can Read, the infomercial-hyped series that will have your baby tackling the likes of Barth and and DeLillo before they’re out of diapers. Personally, I think it’s a hoax, but I’d still like to give it a try anyhow.  For now, Elliott and […]

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Dynamic Duo… Or Should I Say Trinity?

Dynamic Duo… Or Should I Say Trinity?

Click the image above for a look at the full print. I may just have to purchase this novel little print from the local artists at Print Mafia.  The aptly titled Jesus Robin would go nicely with the Batgirl and Catwoman set. I guess we know who Batman would be in this case.

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Mad Man, Man of Steel

Even though he’s already played Lex Luthor for the folks at Funny or Die, that hasn’t stopped the internet rumor machine from the fanciful notions of Jon Hamm donning tights in Chris Nolan’s Superman reboot. While I was scratching my head at first, the whole thing could work.  He’s already played the mild-mannered opposite to […]

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Just Get It Over With For Crying Out Loud

9 down. 1 to go.  The venerable series relaying Clark Kent’s years before becoming Superman comes to an end this fall with the show’s tenth and final season. At long last, he’ll don the cape and tights.  For a show that originally promised “no tights, no flights,”  it’s been nice to see the evolution of […]

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Comix and 9/11

Comix and 9/11

I could, and someday hope to, spend an entire semester discussing the translation of the events of September 11, 2001, into the medium of comix (comic books and graphic novels). For the sake of brevity today, I’ll point you to a Time article from 2002 that examines the response to those dark events from the […]