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”

Sandman: Overture Officially On The Way, Plus New Vertigo Titles With Some Female Creators

Yesterday, in what was an awkwardly constructed and bizarrely uninformative article, the New York Times revealed that Neil Gaiman’s long awaited return to Sandman with artist J.H. Williams III will be called Sandman: Overture and the first issue is scheduled for the end of October.  The cover is gorgeous, and I imagine the interiors willContinue reading “Sandman: Overture Officially On The Way, Plus New Vertigo Titles With Some Female Creators”

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 Comics’ Artists Appear on SyFy’s Face Off, Including Wonder Woman’s Cliff Chiang and Nicola Scott

I don’t know about you all, but I’ve seen every episode of SyFy’s makeup reality show Face Off.  They give contestants these crazy challenges and the make up artists have to come up with a design, sculpt and manufacture prosthetics, and costume and paint their creations, all in two or three days.  It’s really funContinue reading “DC Comics’ Artists Appear on SyFy’s Face Off, Including Wonder Woman’s Cliff Chiang and Nicola Scott”

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”

Greg Rucka And J.H. Williams III’s Scrapped Wonder Woman Earth One

I almost wish I didn’t know about this one. As reported at DC Women Kicking Ass and first mentioned in the latest fantastic episode of “3 Chicks Review Comics”, Greg Rucka was going to write Wonder Woman Earth One for DC Comics.  The Earth One line are graphic novels that tell the early days ofContinue reading “Greg Rucka And J.H. Williams III’s Scrapped Wonder Woman Earth One”

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”