"Will Payton was an interesting character for a good while, but he fell victim to the 1990s.
I wonder if it is still canon that he is in some sense connected to Steve Ditko's previous Starman. I was never too fond of that retcon, although…"
"It's not at instocktrades yet, but I suppose it will be next week. In the meantime, the Captain Marvel/Ms. Marvel Omnibus is the moral equivalent of Marvel Masterworks: Ms. Marvel Vols. 1-2, if you missed those."
"I'm pretty sure the show is self-aware. It's written by showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, who began his career by writing an off-Broadway play about the Archie gang where they were all gay. He's now the creative director at Archie!"
"I've been reading a lot of '50s comics as research for my book (and falling behind on current stuff), so that's what I have to talk about.
As to horror comics, EC is obviously the gold standard, but Harvey and Fawcett were pretty…"
"Spoiler: Spider-Man 1602 (Peter Parquagh, or something like that) gets killed in Spider-Geddon. I was stunned that they'd throw away a valuable character like that.
But don't worry -- comic-strip Spidey survived!"
By Andrew A. SmithTribune Content AgencyThings aren’t going so well for our super friends in the pages of DC Comics. And, to paraphrase Ralph Dibny on The Flash TV show: It’s not even summer!Summer has long had a special place in comics. Back when the books were aimed exclusively at children, summer meant kids with more free time and – more importantly – more disposable income. So summer is when publishers would gin up extra issues of ongoing series, annuals and specials.Now comics are aimed…See More
"I'm really liking Jessica Parker Kennedy's earnestness as Nora. She had to carry the speedster action because Barry was mostly out of the story. Cisco and Caitlin have synthesized a cure for metahuman powers, but it needs 29 days to fully…"
"Not unlike the Batman TV show, some viewers can take it seriously, but I think they're having a lot of fun. Mrs. Mulwray (Kelly Ripa), the gun-toting mistress of Hiram Lodge (Mark Consuelos), was played by his real life wife of 20+ years."
"Here are a few things I have noticed about Riverdale lately. Let me state first that I somehow still love am still entranced by this train wreck of logic and melodrama.
Archie is still such a jerk with such a stick up his butt. He's a brooding…"
Cap, a slight correction to your "Reprint Wishes" in CBG #1680. It was the Armorines that wore "Iron Man-type armor." The bodies of the H.A.R.D. Corps members were implanted with technology that would allow them to utilize one Harbinger power (such as strength or invulnerability) at a time. H.A.R.D. Corps #4 was my first Valiant book.