Tag Archives: DC

Flashpoint

Flashpoint is a short “event” in DC comics that they’re using to reboot the entire universe. What annoys me most about the whole thing is the renumbering all the titles to start back at 1. Action and Detective were closing … Continue reading

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Ridiculous writing

I’ve been picking up most of the 100-Page Spectaculars that DC has been putting out lately. They’re all reprints, but I don’t have all of the issues that are collected. In DC Comics Presents Brightest Day 3 there is one … Continue reading

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Return from Thanksgiving

When Emily and I got back from our Thanksgiving trip, we found that Copper (our cat) had thrown up a few times. It is to be expected, she’s 16 1/2 years old and has some medical problems. Unfortunately, one of … 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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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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Madame Xanadu Ending

The Madame Xanadu series is apparently ending with issue 29. In some ways, it is a shame as the series had a pretty strong start, but it has clearly lost its way. I think they didn’t really know what to … Continue reading

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Annoying writing

I’ll post more about the con soon, work has kept me fairly busy lately and I’m writing a SQL Server article, however I just read a story in a comic that annoyed me quite a bit. DC has been putting … Continue reading

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Kevin Smith

As I mentioned, I dropped a number of titles from my pull. The first of these was Batman: The Widening Gyre and honestly, had I been paying attention I wouldn’t have started getting it in the first place. Why? It … Continue reading

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Power Girl

I didn’t want to start this blog off complaining and I will be complaining as I’ve just dropped 3 titles from my pull, so I thought I’d start by talking about one of my favorite comics from the last year. … Continue reading

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