Read of the Week 9/14/11 – MISTER TERRIFIC

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When someone get’s the idea in his head to become a costumed hero-adventurer, he needs to think long and hard about what he’s going to call himself. A hero’s name has say a lot about who he is. Some heroes are bestowed a name that signifies how the world perceived them on their arrivel. Superman, Wonder Woman, Captain America, these are all names that reflect awe and inspire confidence. Then there are the heroes who’s name describe them in some way, Batman, Spider-man, The Flash.Their names are more descriptive of how they work, and what their powers are. We know … Continue reading

The JSA Returns!

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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 news to folks like me. I was just opining over the poor treatment of these characters in the wrap of the now defunct DCU. If you hadn’t been following the recent exploits of JSA, issue #54 (the last), which came out last week, featured the … Continue reading

Exile’s Read of the Week – 6/16/10 – #DCUNIVERSE – LEGACIES #2

DC Universe LEGACIES #2 Story: Len Wein Art: Scott Kolins, Andy Kubert, Joe Kubert Second Feature Art: JH WIlliams III Cover: Andy Kubert, Joe Kubert Publisher: DC The Golden Age. All good things come to an end. Even before I got into comics (which really wasn’t until after I go to college, I liked old things. The 40’s was always a favorite period of mine. The fashion, (men should wear hats, not ballcaps, but hats, ) the music, (Swing, Jazz, Big Band). Now I always knew that DC has a history that went back through the 40’s, even though I … Continue reading

Exile’s Pullist – Week of 3/31/10

The dawn has finally come to my Read of the Week -Blackest Night #8 but here is a quick look at what else happened this past week in comics. JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #37 DC Story:Bill Willingham Art: Jesus Merino and Jesse Delperdang The Justice Society have been fighting Nazis since World War II. 65 years later and it seems like the war never ended for the JSA, 2010 saw the Fourth Reich rise, and used one of Society’s own against them and all the world.  20 years from now, The surviving heroes, all depowered by the Reich’s Darkness Engine … Continue reading

Exile on Comics – The Pull list 1/6/10

Hey there Happy New Year, and welcome to the first Pull list for 2010. You know the drill – If you haven’t already – go check out the Exile’s Read of the Week – Cinderella, From Fabletown with Love January may be a skip month for the Blackest Night core book, this month sees not only the dead rise in the DCU but 9 canceled titles are also resurrected, as well as the continuing supporting minis Blackest Night:Flash, Wonder Woman and JSA. OK, enough chit chat let’s get on to The Pull List: Blackest Night: Wonder Woman #2 Blackest Night … Continue reading