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Watch the Trailer for Frank Miller and John Romita Jr.'s Superman: Year One

Watch the Trailer for Frank Miller and John Romita Jr.’s Superman: Year One

DC Comics has released a trailer for Superman: Year One, the upcoming comic from superstar creators Frank Miller and John Romita Jr. The Black Label comic takes Superman back to his youth in Kansas, described as the “definitive origin of Superman.” Watch the trailer below: From the creators behind The Dark Knight Returns and Kick-Ass […]

Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 2: There’s Something About (Typhoid) Mary in New Images

Early looks and the first official second-season trailer for Marvel’s Iron Fist have Netflix fans cautiously excited for the upcoming season – and that’s due in large part to the eagerly-anticipated introduction of Alice Eve as classic Marvel villain Typhoid Mary. Now the streaming service is giving us a look at Mary’s deadly duality, using the show’s […]

Silencer #4 cover by John Romita Jr., Sandra Hope, and Dean White

Silencer #4 Review: You Can’t Quiet the Terminator

We see a flashback to Silencer’s training with Talia Al Ghul and her attempts to get out of Leviathan. This leads us to a contract against someone named Guile with none other than Deathstroke the Terminator standing in Silencer’s way. In the present, Silencer goes shopping. I’m not ashamed to admit that I returned to […]

Action Comics #1000 cover by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair

Action Comics #1000 Review: Happy Birthday, Superman

In this celebration of 1000 issues of Action Comics and the 80th birthday of Superman himself, we are given 10 tales of the Man of Steel in Action Comics #1000. The first is a celebration of Superman courtesy of Metropolis. The second is a montage of the eras of Superman through the technological wizardry of Vandal Savage. […]

John Romita Jr. Sketches Batman in the DC Comics Art Academy

I was still relatively new with BC when the first rumblings were hear that John Romita Jr. was moving over to DC Comics. The guy was pretty much the quintessential Marvel artist. A legacy bullpener with his dad, John Romita, Sr. having iconic runs on characters like Daredevil and Spider-Man. You saw JRJr’s work and […]

John Romita Jr. Wants to Be “the Most Un-PC Person in All of Comics”

Superstar artist and member of DC’s Master Class, John Romita Jr., has a new book in stores next week: The Silencer #1, written by Dan Abnett, and part of DC’s New Age of DC Heroes initiative. Romita gave an interview to Vaneta Rogers at Newsarama talking about the book, and one theme kept coming up […]

The Silencer #1 cover by John Romita Jr. and Sandra Hope

The Silencer #1 Review: Mum’s the Word and the Hero

Honor Guest is a mother and a wife who just wants to live a quiet life. She has a past she is trying to escape, but that is disrupted when a brute named Killbox approaches her in the parking lot of a grocery store with the intent of killing her. I genuinely respect and am […]


Millarworld Announces New Ongoing Hit-Girl Series With Kevin Smith On Second Arc

Mark Millar is returning to his teeny, tiny death machine, the teenage assassin Hit-Girl, in a new spinoff series from Kick-Ass — and like Kick-Ass, Hit-Girl is an ongoing series. Seeing the teen killer go country to country doling out vengeance and justice as needed, each arc will be taken by what are promised to be […]

Josh’s Throwback Corner: Thor vs. Thanos Collection (Thor 1998 Series)

With Thor: Ragnarok having come out a little over a week ago, Infinity War on the horizon, and the promised return of the Mangog to Thor comics, this is a perfect volume to spotlight. Thor vs. Thanos is a volume of the Thunder God’s comic from 1999 and 2000 written by Dan Jurgens (Death of […]

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DC Comics Gathers Their Heavy Hitters For A Master Class At NYCC

It’s Saturday evening. Do you know where your DC Superstars are? They’re at the DC Master Class panel at New York Comic Con at the Javits Center, of course! Hosted by Dan DiDio to an incredibly packed room that had ran out of seats but still had people wanting to come in, the panel consisted […]

World War Hulk

Marvel’s TL;DR Recaps World War Hulk By Greg Pak And John Romita Jr.

Marvel has released a new TL;DR (Too Long; Didn’t Read) taking a look at World War Hulk, following up the one they did on Planet Hulk. I think the Planet Hulk storyline may be one of the best Hulk stories ever written. It is basically the Hulk meets Gladiator and tells a great self-contained story […]

Black Panther

TL;DR Tackles Hudlin And Romita’s ‘Who Is The Black Panther’

Today’s TL;DR (Too Long; Didn’t Read) takes a look at the six-part Black Panther series, Who Is The Black Panther, from Reginald Hudlin and John Romita Jr. form 2005. The idea was to present a more modern take on T’Challa, and as the official synopsis says: “sure to excite both True Believers and the hip-hop […]

Frank Miller To Write Superman: Year One At DC With John Romita Jr.

At the DC Master Class panel at San Diego Comic Con, surprise guest Frank Miller announced that he’s working on a Superman origin story for DC Comics with artist John Romita Jr. Miller said the project is something he’s wanted to do for so long “it’s embarrassing,” and called it “the opportunity of a lifetime.” On Twitter, DC […]

The Batman Hater Rises – Dark Days: The Casting #1 Review

After the initial reaction to my Dark Days: The Forge review, it only seemed prudent to take on the follow-up issue Dark Days: The Casting. For those who don’t want to read through the whole thing, I’m no fan of Batman (hence the title to this review). The Forge read like a fawning pinnacle of […]

Dark Days: The Casting

Dark Days: The Casting #1 Review – Seeing The Shape Of Metal

Dark Days: The Casting is the second comic prelude to DC’s enlarging event, Metal. And while I am sure there are still surprises yet to come, Dark Days: The Casting may in fact be an incredibly apt name – because we can finally get a real sense of the shape of how this event effects […]