Happy New Universe! The DC Relaunch from Times Square.

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Flashpoint #5 is now out, and so is Justice League #1. To celebrate, DC took over Midtown Comics’ west side location where lucky fans were able to purchase the books at midnight and meet writer Geoff Johns, and penciller Jim Lee. Over 700 fans lined up along West 40th street, between Seventh and Eight Avenues, just south of Times Square in New York City. Some fans arrived as early as 11:15 that morning, coming from … Continue reading

Read of the Week – FLASHPOINT # 5

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FLASHPOINT #5 (w) Geoff Johns (a) Andy Kubert, Sandra Hope and Jesse Delperdang Cover –  Andy Kubert, Sandra Hope and Alex Sinclair DC Comics a $3.99 comic 40 pgs After a long summer, DC’s Flashpoint series came to its final conclusion with issue 5, on comic stands today. And what an ending it was. Flashpoint, and its numerous supporting series were all entertaining, but from a story standpoint, they had seem to be more summer … Continue reading

A Lost Legacy? The End of an Era.

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As the DC Universe nears it’s latest rebirth, there are still some questions nagging me.  Most of them are little things that I am sure will work themselves out to some level of satisfaction.  How long has Batman be operating in secret?  Who were the original Titans?  Other questions are nagging at me a little.  What is up with Wally West?  Was there an original (or any other) Crisis?  Of course, my biggest doubt deals … Continue reading

Read of the Week – 7/6/11

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FLASHPOINT BATMAN KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE #2 (of 3) Story: Brian Azzarello Art: Eduardo Risso Cover: Dave Johnson Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic 32 pgs FLASHPOINT has officially kicked it into high gear. Of course  Flash and Cyborg have some big things going on over in Geoff John’s FLASHPOINT #3, but it’s Batman’s story in KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE that has officially blown my mind.  Azzarello and Risso must be enjoying how the reaction to the divergent … Continue reading

Read of the Week – 6/15/11

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FLASHPOINT LEGION OF DOOM #1 Story: Adam Glass Art: Rodney Buchemi & Jose Marzan Jr Coverr: Miguel Sepulveda & Jose Villarrubia Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic 32 pgs How can you not buy a comic with Legion of Doom in the title. Of course this is not the Legion you know.  Far from it.   This is in the world of Flashpoint, where nothing is what you remember (especially if you are Barry Allen.) Since the … Continue reading