Review: Multiversity #1

Multiversity is DC Comics' latest ambitious event series, written by Grant Morrison. In typical Morrison style, this series is grand in scope. Some threat calling itself the Gentry is threatening to consume the Multiverse, and the greatest heroes from across reality must be gathered to confront this threat. Morrison last gave us the multiversal threat angle... Continue Reading →

I Heart comiXology

I've seriously fallen in love with digital comics in general, and specifically, comiXology. Lately, I tend to review comics either here or at pop culture site Shiny Shelf. Being a comic book fan since I was very young (and actively purchasing them off-and-on since), I tend to stick to trade paperbacks these days.  They are easier... Continue Reading →

Animal Man #1

Another week, another comic from DC's new 52 to try out. This time, I'm giving Animal Man a shot. Not that I originally was going to. I've read Animal Man in the past- both during Grant Morrison's character-establishing run and later with Jamie Delano's horror-tinted tenure. I even enjoyed his role in the weekly 52 series from... Continue Reading →

Stormwatch #1

I have to be honest. I freaking loved Stormwatch #1. Stormwatch, by writer Paul Cornell and artist Miguel Sepulveda, relaunches this week as part of DC's "New 52" initiative. Stormwatch has its roots as a series from Wildstorm comics, created by Jim Lee and having a host of writers, most famously Warren Ellis, who revamped it... Continue Reading →

Flashpoint #5

Warning: there are SPOILERS ahead. If you are a comic book fan, then you have heard about how DC Comics is rebooting their entire line and launching 52 new #1 issues in September (I provided my thoughts on this in a previous post). The mini-series Flashpoint is the catalyst for this change, and today the final... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on the DC Relaunch

If you are comic book fan and haven't been somewhere outside of the solar system in the past couple of weeks, then you will have heard that DC Comics is relaunching their entire mainstream line of comics come September. It's basically what Marvel did with their Ultimate Universe line back in 2000, but DC is... Continue Reading →

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