A great week to be in comics

Sometimes it’s design, sometimes it’s fate, sometimes you just have a week that makes you realize you are one lucky duck indeed. Despite sometimes yucky weather, and bad train schedules, we managed to hit a dizzying array of high spots last week. § Wednesday night it was the “Greatest Films You Never Saw.” Set in […]

WARLORD OF IO: a symbol for our times

Everyone is justifiably linking to this post at The Comics Reporter as a passionate response to the ongoing winnowing at Diamond that is removing books like James Turner’s WARLORD OF IO from its catalog and why this is bad for EVERY SINGLE ONE OF US. Unfortunately, what should be the jewel in the crown of […]

WOLVIE success assures us there will be more superhero movies — UPDATE

No worries! WOLVERINE topped the box office, and set records, and that was just for the number of copywriters who used the words “claws” in their headlines: Scoring an important win for the franchise, 20th Century Fox’s prequel “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” grossed an estimated $87 million from 4,099 runs to mark the studio’s best-ever non-holiday […]

Linkage, comings and goings

§ Superboy??? Jeff Trexler looks at the possible legal reasons for the character’s return and reminds us that the Superman trial is underway right now: A settlement is one possibility, though at present it seems a relatively less likely explanation. The court record in the Superboy lawsuit contains no reference to a finalized settlement. To […]

You may just spend the rest of the day watching this

Alan Moore, Joe Quesada, Dan Didio, Paterson Joseph and Rich Johnston are mesmerizing! PS: We posted this Sunday but moved it up just in case you missed it. Surely when the history of Comics in the Aughts is written, this will be the apotheosis. Go here so you can make it FULL SCREEN. The bigger […]