Read Up on the History of Batgirl for #Creators4Comics!

If you follow comic book creators on Twitter, you’ve probably seen the #Creators4Comics hashtag floating around this week. Creators are putting cool items up for auction, with all the benefits going to the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, which will help comic shops and independent booksellers who are facing financial difficulties because of the ongoing pandemic.Continue reading “Read Up on the History of Batgirl for #Creators4Comics!”

Let’s All Cheer Up With A Preview of Smallville Season 11 #17

If you’re a fan of good, beautifully illustrated comics, you can’t be having the best day.  Yesterday, J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman announced that they’ll soon be leaving Batwoman due to some rather epic editorial interference, ending one of the few consistently enjoyable and interesting runs of the New 52 era.  I wasContinue reading “Let’s All Cheer Up With A Preview of Smallville Season 11 #17”

Wonder Woman Got Her Ass Slapped In Her Own Book, But Kicked Ass Everywhere Else This Week

If you read my review of Wonder Woman #17, you know that I didn’t particularly care for the issue. In the midst of critiquing all of the problematic writing and art decisions, I mentioned a panel that really got on my nerves only in passing.  It was this slap of encouragement from Orion: Not classy.Continue reading “Wonder Woman Got Her Ass Slapped In Her Own Book, But Kicked Ass Everywhere Else This Week”

DC Women Kicking Ass’ “The Worst Of 2012 For DC Women”

The annual rundown of the best and worst for DC Comics’ women is up at DC Women Kicking Ass, and I got to participate in the worst list along with great ladies like Kelly Thompson, Liz Pfeiffer, Lisa Fortuner, and Corrina Lawson.  It was rather distinguished company!! I got to comment on Wonder Woman #7Continue reading “DC Women Kicking Ass’ “The Worst Of 2012 For DC Women””

Wonder Woman #17 Cover And Solicit PLUS Wonder Woman In Young Romance Valentine’s Special!!

We saw the cover for Wonder Woman #17 yesterday thanks to clever internet folks, but here it is again today along with the full solicit: WONDER WOMAN #17 Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art by TONY AKINS and DAN GREEN Cover by CLIFF CHIANG On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATEDContinue reading “Wonder Woman #17 Cover And Solicit PLUS Wonder Woman In Young Romance Valentine’s Special!!”

Covers And Solicits For Wonder Woman #16, Batwoman #16, And Justice League #16

Wonder Woman super busy in January.  She’s got her own book, her guest-starring arc in Batwoman, and of course our regularly scheduled inter-superhero fighting in Justice League.  Let’s take a look at Wonder Woman #16 first: WONDER WOMAN #16 Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art and cover by CLIFF CHIANG On sale JANUARY 23 • 32Continue reading “Covers And Solicits For Wonder Woman #16, Batwoman #16, And Justice League #16”

One Year Later: My Top Five New 52 Titles

It’s been an entire year since DC’s “The New 52” premiered, and with a year of new comics under our belts I thought it might be fun to take a look at my five favourite titles, one year later.  Originally I was going to do a Top Ten list, but it turns out I’m notContinue reading “One Year Later: My Top Five New 52 Titles”