Women + NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, August 2018 Solicits: 25 Creators on 19 Books

August looks like it’s going to be a relatively decent month for female creators at DC Comics, with the publisher posting its highest numbers since March. It’s a welcome change after an underwhelming spring and start to the summer. However, August is also a month of transition, with some big beginnings, endings, and returns, soContinue reading “Women + NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, August 2018 Solicits: 25 Creators on 19 Books”

Women & NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, July 2018 Solicits: 21 Creators on 16 Books

After some low numbers in the June solicits, DC’s underwhelming summer is set to continue into July. The publisher has a lot going on, what with the Brian Michael Bendis era beginning in Action Comics and Superman and new Justice League books debuting. However, few of the goings on seem to involve female or non-binaryContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, July 2018 Solicits: 21 Creators on 16 Books”

My Top 10 Superhero Comic Books of 2017

It’s been an interesting year for superhero comic books. DC’s been trucking along with “Rebirth,” telling a lot of fun stories in the mix. Marvel’s been more split, with half the line spending a considerable part of the year embroiled in weird Nazi/Hydra antics while several of the titles that avoided Secret Empire put outContinue reading “My Top 10 Superhero Comic Books of 2017”

Women and NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, December 2017 Solicits, 23 Creators on 25 Books

As you may recall, DC’s November 2017 solicits featured their lowest total of female and non-binary creators in some time. While things have shifted around somewhat with the December solicits, with some past creators gone and some new creators added, the numbers have turned out exactly the same. It says a lot about representation atContinue reading “Women and NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, December 2017 Solicits, 23 Creators on 25 Books”

Wonder Woman #30 Review: The Heart of the Amazon Shines

Today’s issue of Wonder Woman brings us the finale of “Heart of the Amazon,” a story that has challenged Diana on multiple levels. There were the villains, of course, a multitude of assassins that she and Etta dispatched with relative ease. But there were also more existential threats as Diana contemplated her heroic purpose. Yes,Continue reading “Wonder Woman #30 Review: The Heart of the Amazon Shines”

Wonder Woman #29 Review: A Bountiful Battle and a Bold Decision

The first year of Wonder Woman in the “Rebirth” era was a major undertaking, with the creative team trying to reorient the character after a five year run that failed to capture the classic, empowering core of Diana and the Amazons. While they told a great story in the process, it was a huge, sprawling,Continue reading “Wonder Woman #29 Review: A Bountiful Battle and a Bold Decision”

Wonder Woman #28 Review: Assassination Rehabilitation

“Heart of the Amazon” continues this week with Shea Fontana still writing but a new artist on board. Mirka Andolfo did the first two, and it looks like the rest of the arc will be by David Messina. It’s an interesting switch; Andolfo and Messina’s styles aren’t exactly similar, but the swap may capture aContinue reading “Wonder Woman #28 Review: Assassination Rehabilitation”