Superhero posts

Alpha: Fall of the Hulks

Posted by on February 4th, 2010 at 9:00 AM
Witness the birth of Swimming MODOK.


©2009 Marvel Characters, Inc.

Siege: The Cabal

Posted by on February 3rd, 2010 at 10:00 AM
The Bendis-Kirby one-two punch gets a demonstration in the kickoff to Siege.

The Wench with a Million Sighs

Posted by on February 1st, 2010 at 10:00 AM
How the new Empowered special gives a guided tour of the series' psyche.

Rich Kreiner’s Yearlong Best of the Year: Seaguy: Slaves of Mickey Eye

Posted by on January 30th, 2010 at 1:10 PM
"Seaguy is the premier example of howcum."

From Seaguy: Slaves of Mickey Eye #1(June 2009) written by Grant Morrison, drawn by Cameron Stewart, and colored by Dave Stewart ©2009 DC Comics


Now at CAM: Batman, Yesterday and Tomorrow

Posted by on January 29th, 2010 at 4:26 PM

When I first started dating my now-husband Andrew, he took me home to meet his parents and I got a look at his childhood bedroom.  The walls and ceiling were completely plastered with comic-book posters.  At the center of the

Rich Kreiner’s Yearlong Best of the Year: The Best and the Blackest

Posted by on January 27th, 2010 at 1:00 PM
Kreiner wraps up his series of blogs about mainstream superhero cross-overs with a look at Blackest Night.

Blackest Night #0 (September 2009) written by Geoff Johns penciled by Ivan Reis and inked by Oclair Albert and Rob Hunter. Colored by Alex Sinclair. ©2009 DC Comics


Wonder Woman Must Change!

Posted by on January 24th, 2010 at 8:33 AM

I discuss Mike Sekowsky’s late 60s/early 70s run on Wonder Woman.

Rich Kreiner’s Yearlong Best of the Year: New Krypton

Posted by on January 23rd, 2010 at 1:00 PM

From Action Comics #872 (February 2009), written by Geoff Johns and drawn by Pete Woods. ©2009 DC Comics.


Of course things get worse for almost everybody.

Joe the Barbarian #1

Posted by on January 22nd, 2010 at 10:00 AM

Sequence from the comic, ©2010 DC Comics


Creative writing teachers with a "show, don't tell" mantra should follow their own advice: stop telling the students how to write and just hand them Joe the Barbarian #1. "Here, kid, like this."

Guttergeek: Alex Boney reviews Power Girl

Posted by on January 21st, 2010 at 3:56 PM

Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Amanda Conner, Power Girl (DC Comics, 2009-present). Monthly, $2.99.

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