Monthly Archives: November 2010

Costume Change? Really?

I’ve seen this ad in a few Marvel comics this month. Apparently the reboot of Spiderman didn’t go as well as Marvel had hoped so they’re falling back to their standard method for getting people interested in the character: they’re … Continue reading

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Chase

DC has had some success recently taking older properties and turning them into TV series. They’d already turned the Human Target into a TV series and that one didn’t need much alteration as it is mostly an action/spy comic and … Continue reading

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Jam!

When we were at NY Comicon, we picked up a bunch of TPBs. One of these was Jam! by Oni Press. I grabbed it for a few reasons: Oni Press tends to put out good products, I tend to be … Continue reading

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The list of bad grows

There’s another author/writer that I think I’ve given a last chance. I picked up the recent Batman/Catwoman one shot by Howard Chaykin and it is utterly uninspiring. The story just doesn’t go anywhere. Plot holes abound, characterization is all off … Continue reading

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Lois and Asian Lois

I’m not a big fan of the “Superman takes a walk” storyline. It feels like an attempt to follow the classic 1970s Green Lantern/Green Arrow series where those two heroes travel across America and the comic makes social commentary, but … Continue reading

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