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Doomsday Clock #6 cover by Gary Frank and Brad Anderson

Doomsday Clock #6 Review: The Best Issue So Far

Doomsday Clock is back, and this issue finds Marionette and the Mime being taken hostage by the Joker, whom also has an unconscious Batman in a wheelchair, and forcibly escorted through the sewers beneath Gotham City. He leads the duo, as well as a retinue of his own thugs, to a grand meeting between many […]

Doomsday Clock #5 cover by Gary Frank and Brad Anderson

Doomsday Clock #5 Review: There Was a Plot Here at Some Point

Rorschach has escaped Arkham Asylum and has linked up with an unexpected superhero ally. Ozymandias is handcuffed to his hospital bed, but this doesn’t hold Adrian Veidt for long. The Comedian is on the move again. Batman is looking into the strange case of Ozymandias. Johnny Thunder is feeling called to the All-American Steel Factory […]

[Tribeca 2018] ‘Love, Gilda’ Review: A Touching Tribute to a Prime-Time Talent

Though the Tribeca Film Festival is known for (obviously) being a film festival, the 2018 edition opened with a touching documentary on an influential female comedian best known for her ground-breaking work on the small screen. Director/producer Lisa D’Apolito‘s Love, Gilda premiered at the Beacon Theater as the kick-off to the popular film festival, spotlighting the […]

Ralphie May Dies At 45

Comedian Ralphie May Dead At 45

TMZ is reporting that stand-up comedian Ralphie May has died from a cardiac arrest at a private residence in Las Vegas. He had been continuing to perform his nightly stand up routine as recently as the evening before his death at Harrah’s Resort and Casino, even though he had been fighting against an ongoing case of pneumonia […]

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‘Def Comedy Jam’: Netflix Producing 25th Anniversary All-Star Special

For two and a half decades, creator and producer Russell Simmons‘s Def Comedy Jam was the comedy show to watch if you wanted to see some of the best and brightest in cutting-edge comedy. To commemorate, Netflix is producing Def Comedy Jam 25, a comedy special that will bring back a number of comedians to celebrate […]

A Comedian, A Playmate Of The Year And An MMA Fighter Walk Into The Digital Comics World…

What do you get when you mix actor/comedian Flex Alexander, Bellator MMA Fighter and TNA Impact Wrestling star Quinton Rampage Jackson and  Plaboy’s Playmate-of-the-Year for 2011 Claire Sinclair? Three new digital series offered by Lion Forge Comics. You may remember Lion Forge as part of another announcement when they signed a deal with NBC Universal to make comics […]

Swipe File: The Comedian And Horrific Real Life War Photography

A cover to The Comedian #5, by JG Jones. And this photograph for LIFE Magazine from Guadalcanal in 1942 from the then- 25-year-old photographer Ralph Morse.  “We came to a big opening on the beach,” Morse says, “and there was a tank with a skull on it, right near the turret. The sergeant leading the patrol […]

Fourteen Thoughts About Fourteen Comics – Wolverine & The X-Men, Axe Cop, X-Treme X-Men, Astonishing X-Men, Prophet, The Manhattan Projects, Eternity, Justice League Dark, Crossed, Comedian, Debris, X-Treme X-Men, Avengers, And Hit-Girl

  In Wolverine & X-Men, the artwork seems slightly off in places, Whilce Portacio anatomy put through a smoother filter, which doesn’t quite work – except for one aspect. In that it emphasises Colossus’ nature as a power mad nut job turning into a narcissistic monster, divorced from humanity – and it’s clearly deliberate, as […]

Tuesday Trending Topics: The Comedian And Camelot

From one of today’s top posts: It is suggested in the original comic book, and more explicitly expressed in the movie, that The Comedian shot JFK. Here we see an earlier, happier time, with The Comedian as a good friend of the Kennedys. And it seems, long before that fateful day in 1963, he was […]

No, This Is Not A Continuity Flub In Before Watchmen: Minutemen

We’d mentioned how Seymour couldn’t have been writing for the New Frontiersman in 1975. But that was just a marketing bit of bumf. But the first issue of Before Watchmen: Minutemen goes out of its way to line itself up to the future. Hollis Mason moving into the aprtment he will one day die in, […]

So… What Will Before Watchmen Actually Be Like?

DC Comics is set to show off Watchmen this weekend in Chicago. But it won’t be the first time some folks will have seen the pages they are showing off. A number of “press screenings” have been taking place in DC Comics offices for the likes of USA Today, Comic Book Resources, The New York […]

JG Jones To Draw The Comedian In Watchmen 2

We’ve heard JG Jones linked to Watchmen prequel rumours before. We’ve had reports of Darwyn Cooke writing a prequel mini-series starring The Comedian. And now I’ve come across a rather reliable source that says JG Jones is drawing The Comedian. So… do we have a Darwyn Cooke/JG Jones Comedian mini-series for next year? It appears […]