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Figserello's Discussions

Figserello on the Radiollo with Hitman's John McCrea.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Figserello May 19, 2016. 13 Replies

Hi Guys.Just thought I'd stick this up here in case anyone is interested.  I'm a volunteer on a radio program here in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.  On my latest program, I did a short interview…Continue

The Micronauts #53 & 54: Homage, Plagiarism and other Crimes against Humanity

Started this discussion. Last reply by Figserello Oct 24, 2014. 5 Replies

The most striking element of issues 53 and 54 of volume 1 of The Micronauts is the old Star Trek cliché of an alien world where the inhabitants dress, talk and behave like Depression-era Chicago…Continue

Subtractions by Fractions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron M. Nov 15, 2014. 38 Replies

I see over on the Baron's Original Sin thread, people are …Continue

Tags: DeConnick, Matt Fraction, Alan Moore

Appreciating the Little Things - The Micronauts issues 51 - 52

Started this discussion. Last reply by Figserello Aug 13, 2014. 5 Replies

The beginning of the end of Mantlo’s Micronauts. I had a lot of fun reviewing …Continue

Tags: Acroyear, Guice, Bulanadi, Mantlo, Micronauts

Journey Into Mystery Vol 1 - The Weekly TPB

Started this discussion. Last reply by Travis Herrick (Modular Mod) Mar 13, 2014. 17 Replies

(Collects Journey Into Mystery #622-626)Writer: Kieron GillenArtist: Doug…Continue

Tags: ., Bi-Weekly TPB, Journey Into Mystery, Kieron,Gillen, Doug Braithwaite

The Trial of Atom-Smasher and the winding down of JSA volume 1 (JSA #76)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Willis Feb 12, 2014. 13 Replies

I was trying to keep up with the Baron’s…Continue

Tags: Johns, Atom-Smasher, JSA

Recognition for Bill Finger

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man Jan 23, 2014. 4 Replies

Some of you might be interested to know that there is a campaign to get some small, belated recognition for Bill Finger for his outstanding work on Batman, via a Google Doodle in his honour on the…Continue

Justice, Society, and America on the Slippery Slope (JSA # 45-51)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Figserello Nov 22, 2013. 11 Replies

Some final thoughts on how DC’s JSA comics addressed the early years of the ‘War on Terror’.  This third column will focus on how the Princes of Darkness storyline looked forward to what it would…Continue

Tags: America, Black Adam, Iraq War, War onTerror, Society

The Justice Society of America Vs the War on Terror (JSA #41-42)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Captain Comics Nov 21, 2013. 22 Replies

Or The Interpretation of Art Or The Art of Interpretation…Continue

Tags: Black Barax, Justice Society, Goyer, Johns, War on Terror

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Figserello's News Posts

Be Here Now - DC One Million Epilogue, part I

Posted on July 25, 2013 at 1:30am 10 Comments

Secret Files and Origins - JLA in Crisis (Nov 1998)


Having reached the end of our complete readthrough of DC …


And So the Future is Written - DC One Million Week 5

Posted on April 29, 2013 at 8:30am 5 Comments

Being the latest instalment of our reasonably in-depth examination of DC One Million, Grant Morrison's epic transtime JLA tie-in of 1998.  So far we have followed the central storyline of attacks on civilization in two eras masterminded by Solaris the Tyrant Sun, aided and abetted by Vandal Savage.  We've seen how these were thwarted  (and in the best time-travelling…


The Future is Worth It - DC One Million Week 4

Posted on February 17, 2013 at 11:00pm 7 Comments


Welcome to another in a series of posts on DC One Million, DC's epic and unprecedented transtime crossover of 1998. The posts began here, and this entry is organised around week 4, where the events in the far future build towards their climax. If an attentive reader didn't already know that every issue of this crossover had…


Ghosts at the Feast - A DC One Million Interlude

Posted on January 7, 2013 at 12:00am 5 Comments

This is one of a series of posts on DC One Million, the Grant Morrison-helmed, month-long, macro-crossover from 1998.


In this installment we're looking at some of the 'ghosts' haunting the celebration of Superman's return from eons of exile in the Sun - one writer notable by his absence, and four ongoing titles that more or less wrapped up during DC One Million. Follow the hyperlinks to Week 1, Week 2 and Week 3 for previous entrants in this series.




Comment Wall (4 comments)

At 11:15am on July 9, 2009, Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man said…
Thanks! That's awesome--and I will find the pertinent bits!
At 2:46am on February 15, 2011, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
I think you have to buy the credits. Not worth it, if you ask me. I sure appreciate the thought, though. Cheers!
At 11:20am on February 16, 2011, Howard Bagby said…
Thanks Figserello. If figures that I come back just to come down with the flu. The worst part of it is I'm sick on my days off.
At 8:37pm on April 12, 2011, PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod said…
:) Thanks! It took me all of a few seconds.

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