DC New 52 – One Year Later

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So, it’s been a year since DC Comics rolled the dice and rebooted their entire universe.  Now no matter what your opinion of the move, you can not argue with the results, from a business stand point.  DC sales are up. But after a year, what does DC have to show for itself?  What has worked?  What hasn’t?  What  books rocked, what books didn’t quite measure up? What were the surprise hits?  and where did … Continue reading

The New 52 – The Final Rundown – Week 4 of the New 52

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The final week of DC’s relaunch number 1′s Sorry for the delay, It was a busy week last week.  It was my birthday, and the finally of Doctor Who needed watching, plus playoff Baseball and College Football, I was  pretty busy. So now all of the DC New 52 series are out.  We do still have a JSA book coming (YES) and the Shade 12 issue maxi-series too (YES!). Also there are miniseries featuring the … Continue reading

Read of the Week – ALL-STAR WESTERN #1

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The New 52, DC Comics‘ re-imaging and relaunching of their Superhero based continuity was to update their characters, and bring them into the 21st century, keeping everything cool about their characters, but jettisoning all the confusing and contradictory history to create easily accessible versions for new readers. Luckily for us, DC left bounty hunter and all around surly cowpoke Jonah Hex comes through fairly unchanged, and in the 19th century. Which is saying something, since … Continue reading