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Separated At Birth: Roll The Dice

Separated At Birth: Rolling The Dice

Shane Davis is the artist of Metal Men, Superman: Earth One and currently in massive dispute with someone who is trying to sell his original art to people in car parks. Maybe he may have found a potential buyer? Posting his recent cover from Red Hood & The Outlaws #32… And this cover from Patrick […]

Action Comics #1002 cover by Patrick Gleason and Alejandro Sanchez

Action Comics #1002 Review: The Most Bendis Superman Comic Yet

A low-level criminal by the name of Yogurt is dropped from the sky over Metropolis. His boss is ambushed by a superhero, but the boss is killed and the hero badly injured. Reporter Clark Kent investigates the death of “Yogurt,” but new Daily Planet reporter, Goode, believes it to be an act of Superman. Meanwhile, […]

Superman: Action Comics #1001 cover by Patrick Gleason and Brad Anderson

Action Comics #1001 Review: The Fun Superman Book

After wrapping up thwarting a robbery, Clark Kent is made privy that a kid went to the fire station and told the chief that Superman is the one who has been starting the fires across Metropolis. Superman goes to investigate, but this trail leads only to a vague description of a “big, bald guy.” Back […]


Superman Special #1 cover by Jorge Jimenez and Alejandro Sanchez

Superman Special #1 Review: DC’s Continued Superman Quality Streak

Superman and Superboy have a promise to keep for Captain Storm on Dinosaur Island, and the two Kents return to save the only surviving member of the Losers. In another story, Superman returns to Earth after a long mission in space, exhausted and drained of energy. Unfortunately, a giant insect is attacking Metropolis, so the […]

Superman #44 cover by Patrick Gleason and Alejandro Sanchez

Superman #44 Review: Night of the Living Bizarros

Superboy, Boyzarro, and their friends are trying to figure out how to hold the Bizarro world of Thrae together while Superman battles Bizarro himself. They discover that the planet is tied to Bizarro himself, and Bizarro feels like his life is falling apart. They need Bizarro to want to save Thrae if the world is […]


Superman #42 cover by Patrick Gleason and John Kalisz

Superman #42 Review: Entertaining, but the Bizarro Speech Gets Confusing

Superman #42 opens on Bizarro World, and we get to see how the Bizarro version of the Superman family looks and behaves. After this, we turn back to our world and our Superman family. Superboy is smitten with a girl in Kansas, and it leads him to minor conflict with his family. While I do […]



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Love And War In Comics: Looking Back At Superman #28 And Batman #28

With some encouragement from Rich Johnston and Mark Seifert, I’ve decided to take a look back at comics I’ve reviewed from time to time to analyze some interesting themes that they may share or conflict upon. This past week’s Superman #28 and Batman #28 both look at war in a way. They approach it in similar […]

Could Our New, Hopeful Superman Be Sacrificed To Watchmen And The Doomsday Clock?

Here’s the DC Press Release; In the most anticipated story of the year, New York Times bestselling writer Geoff Johns confirms Watchmen will make an epic return to the DC Universe this November. As “The Button” crossover comes to a close in FLASH #22 this Wednesday, the four page epilogue affirms the mystery will continue […]

Patrick Gleason Talks Superman: Reborn And The Secrets Of Mr. Oz

DC is finally addressing one of the big mysteries from Rebirth… the story behind the Superman and his family. In this DC All Access clip, artist and co-writer Patrick Gleason discusses Superman: Reborn, the new storyline that kicks off this week in Superman. What is Mr. Oz up to? Why is he holding people prisoner? Who […]

First Look Batman And Two-Face #25

DC Comics released a few pages from November’s Batman And Two-Face #25. Erin McKillen turns to her childhood friend, Bruce Wayne, to protect her from the wrath of Two-Face. Having been the person who scarred Harvey Dent, McKillen fears that her life is danger. But what happened between McKillen and Dent that caused her to lash […]

Pretty Pictures: Patrick Gleason

 There’s a lot to love about Patrick Gleason. He’s been working at Marvel and Image, but mostly for DC. But it was the New 52 that really brought him into focus for me, for his work on Batman And Robin. Seen by some as an ancillary title to Batman Inc, filling in the numbers, it […]

When Letters Pages Go Anti-Gay

The letters page above has been doing the rounds online, with Christos Gage answering reader concerns over the presence of gay characters in Avengers Academy. It’s a long and considered letter, as is the response. But the Bendis Board found another, less considered back and forth from Gen 13 #5 back in the mid nineties. […]