Tim Drake Was Never Robin? And More Reasons Why Scott Lobdell Angers Me.

So ComicBookResources.com released this article today which covered the DC Comics Young Justice panel at San Diego Comic Con.  Scott Lobdell, writer of Teen Titans and Superboy (among others)  had a bit to say about what he’s planning on doing with said books.  Unfortunately what he said made me so…I was just…I mean…I’m ready to…AHHHH!!!!   Continue reading

Why You Should Read…Batman: Earth One

So I’ve just finished reading Batman: Earth One.  And after some “ooh’s,” a few “ahh’s”  and more than one uncontrollable fit of maniacal laughter I absolutely had to post some reasons why everyone, especially YOU should read this book. Continue reading

Are DC and Marvel bringing back the Amalgam Universe?

Probably not.  But is this week’s issue of Justice League International just a coincidence or a fun homage to a time when DC and Marvel had a friendly rivalry?  As opposed to today where they have more of an “I’ll cut your heart out with a dull spoon” kind of rivalry.  Why a dull spoon, you ask?  Why not an ax?  Because it’s dull you twit.  It’ll hurt more.

And if you get that reference you have greatly earned my respect. Continue reading

Why You Should Read Animal Man of DC’s New 52.

Animal Man has been one of my favorite characters ever since I read Grant Morrison’s run published in the 80’s.  This book cemented my love of this character.  It was weird and wonderful and full of action and adventure.  Plus, at one point Animal Man does hallucinogenics on top of a mountain.  That is clearly awesome.  Many years later, I’m thrilled to see that one of the best things to come out of DC’s New 52 is the brand new ongoing Animal Man series by Jeff Lemire.   Continue reading

Spoiler Spoiled!

Okay, so I know it’s fake, but when I first read this article from bleedingcool.com about bringing back the character of The Spoiler I couldn’t help but think that it really wouldn’t be worth it if it was true.  Don’t get wrong, I’m a big fan of Stephanie Brown.  It’s just that I think it would be a slap in the face not only to the fans (all 100 of us) but to Ms. Brown to bring her back sans her experience of being Batgirl. Continue reading