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 … Continue reading

The New 52 – Week 2 Rundown

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After what I would call a very strong first week, I was excited what else DC had in store for us. Week 2 of the New 52 added 13 more new #1′s, and it was nice mix of characters who had title when the previous DCU ended in Flashpoint, and character that haven’t had a … Continue reading

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, … Continue reading

Read of the Week – FLASHPOINT # 5


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, … Continue reading

The JSA Returns!


DC announced today at the FanExpo Canada Convention in Toronto that the original superhero team, the Justice Society of America will be returning in a new comic series, written by James Robinson (Starman, The Golden Age, Justice League of America) and art by Nicola Scott (Teen Titans, Birds of Prey, Secret Six). This is great … 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.  … Continue reading

Read of the Week!- War of the Green Lanterns Aftermath


WAR OF THE GREEN LANTERNS AFTERMATH #1 (of 2) Story: Tony Bedard Art: Miguel Sepulveda and Tyler Kirkman Cover: Dave Johnson Alt Cover: Sepulveda w/ Randy Mayor Publisher: DC A $3.99 Comic 40 pgs There is a lot going on over at DC these days, what with the “New 52” coming, which begs the question, … Continue reading

In Blackest Night… Green Lantern: the Movie

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Green Lantern Its pretty simple idea, an old story. A magic lamp that grants wishes. At the core,that is what the Green Lantern story is. Alladin. Sure the details have changed, the ring, the Corps, the Guardians, but in the end, the Lantern and it’s power is something we all have wanted. The ability to … Continue reading

What’s ahead for the DC-NEW-U?


DC will be releasing 51 #1 comics in September 2011. This makes a total of 52, including JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 which comes out on August 31. Now we know the creative teams of the first 15. Being the “DC Guy” here at Comic Booked, I’d like to take a moment to give you my immediate … Continue reading

Read of the Week – 4/20/11

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ZATANNA #12 Story: Matt Sturges Art: Stephane Roux, Covers: Amanda Conner Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic I can’t say I have a strong history with the Maid of Magic, Zatanna.  She was a character I was familiar with, but she always seemed more of supporting character, but thanks to Paul Dini’s love for the character, … Continue reading

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