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Nightwing #39 cover by Phil Jimenez and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Nightwing #39 Review: Judge’s Backstory Becomes Muddled and a Bit Silly

Nightwing has been taken by the Judge. As the Judge chides Nightwing for his continued failures in apprehending him, we are shown the second encounter between the two years ago before Dick Grayson officially became Nightwing. It still would have been preferable we had been given these flashbacks sooner. It does nothing for the story […]

When The ‘Love Is Love’ Panel At Flame Con 2017 Took A Turn…(VIDEO)

In memory of those tragically lost in Orlando’s Pulse nightclub tragedy and to benefit the victims left in its wake, the comics industry came together to produce the charity comic book Love Is Love.  Organized and curated by writer Marc Andreyko (Batwoman, Manhunter) and published jointly by IDW Publishing and DC Comics, the book featured an […]

Why DC’s Infinite Crisis and Superboy Prime are Very Relevant Right Now

Much has been made of some of the current titles being released at the moment, and how they mirror or relate to our current world and political climate. Many comics seem to have metaphors for Donald Trump, or stand in Trump characters, or look at the whole politics of the situation, such as Nick Spencer‘s […]

UN Takes Wonder Woman’s Job Because of How She Dresses

By Joe Glass After just two months, Wonder Woman has lost her position at the UN as an Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. And frankly, that is an utter shame. What seem to be the main reasons for those protesting, petitioning and ultimately seeing the fictional character removed from the position […]

The Superman Family Gathers At NYCC’16

By Octavio Karbank DC Comics has been doing a marvelous job with their Superman line. From Action Comics and Superman, to Superwoman and Supergirl, a restored and animated energy flows out of these books. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been a Superman fan for fifty years, or if it’s your first time picking up a […]

Phil Jimenez Swipe Files Obama (And Himself) For X-O Manowar #50

In 2008, America’s newly elected and soon-to-inaugurated president, Barack Obama, strode onto the cover of Amazing Spider-Man #583 and the rest, as they say, is history. Bearing a now-iconic cover by artist Phil Jimenez, the issue went onto become the most successful of the entire decade, selling some 350,000 copies when all was said and […]

Dark Circle Preview: Digital Exclusive New Crusaders: Dark Tomorrow

Dark Circle offers up a preview for the Comixology exclusive digtal only comics New Crusaders: Dark Tomorrow. The special is written by Ian Flynn and features art by Althia Martinez, Rick Bryant, John Workman and Steve Downer. The cover is by Phil Jimenez and Steve Downer. The New Crusaders return in this new Dark Circle […]

The Nightly Show Talks Comics Diversity With Phil Jimenez And Sana Amanat Tonight

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore is the wonderful new replacement to The Colbert Report on Comedy Central, following the Daily Show. With a bias towards minority issues, it takes on controversial topics of the day from immunisation to race riots to Bill Cosby. And what more controversial topic with cancelled Batgirl covers, black Wally […]

Things To Do In New York And Philadelphia This Week If You Like Comics

Well, there’s not a whole lot going on in terms of comics-focused events in the New York and Philadelphia area this week that I know of, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t flag three items that might be of interest… Tuesday, December 30th Dare2Draw is coming to Brooklyn at 7:30PM for their End-of-the-2014-Season Celebration. […]

Thursday Trending Topics: Optimus Prime Could Have Been A Green Lantern

Some intriguing art & tidbits from a comic that could have been: It was a pitch by Chris Ryall of IDW and Phil Jimenez to DC Comics. Sadly it happened just before the New 52 relaunch and was sidelined. Phil credits Chris with the idea of making Optimus Prime a Green Lantern. Sadly, you know […]

Two DC Comics Not To Ignore For Hallowe’en – Lot 13 And Ghosts

With the New 52 and Before Watchmen, Girl With A Dragon Tattoo and Get Jiro taking all the DC headlines, it’s worth checking for a couple of projects that may go amiss otherwise. The first is Lot 13 by Steve Niles and Glenn Fabry, originally comissioned as a Wildstorm creator owned mini-series, it’s tucked in […]

Phil Jimenez New Artist On Astonishing X-Men

I love the French. Every last one of them. From the tip of their berets to the edge of their thin unrolled moustaches. Especially the women. Well, fresh from their “Clone Saga” scoop, is running with the news that Phil Jimenez will take over from Bianchi Simone on the Warren Ellis-written Astonishing X-Men,  and […]