Every so often, the powers that be at DC comics decide to reshape their world in some sort of crisis – from Crisis on Infinite Earths, to the Infinite Crisis and the obvious Final Crisis. When this happens, to coin the vernacular, “Worlds Live!! Worlds Die!!” – But what happens to the characters that are left behind, and who decides their fate? Welcome to the… Continue
When I last put a piece of text here, we left Captain Nathaniel Adam hovering over a devastated city in his world and wondering what was going on. In oh so many ways, there are a few of us who wish that had never ever being answered, because the answer was a series that certainly raised more questions than answers.
As many of you may (or indeed should) have realised by now I’m a bit of an old fogey. No, not THAT Old Fogey, but a bit of a one. One sign of that is the love I have for the really silly comics put out by the likes of ACG and Charlton in the 60’s. My first introduction to those were in the wonderful digest sized Alan Class Comics reprint titles you used to get… Continue
These days, we probably have become enamoured of radical re-thinks of characters, of changes in their status quo which means they “never will be the same again.” Somehow, even the most fanatical comics fan becomes jaded when it happens, realising that sooner or later someone will press the reset button again.