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DC: Infinite Frontier

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Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Trends in DC's Digital Reprints on Comixology
"Looks like we've got a change this week, with a newcomer joining DC's backlist!Alongside Batman 207: A great Irv Novick death-trap cover... with a story by Frank Robbins and Novick. Static 6: Commando X's secret…"
22 hours ago
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion What are you blogging about today?
"Mr. Vertigo Reviews 87 Plunge; Sex Criminals Vol. 6 – Six Criminals; and Dying is Easy. Featuring Joe Hill comics for two different publishers."
yesterday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to JD DeLuzio's discussion Superman & Lois
"Clark taking off his glasses and changing his hair reminds me of this bit of a Marilyn Monroe reminiscence that I read on Twitter a few days ago."
Sunday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to JD DeLuzio's discussion Superman & Lois
"Just saw it this afternoon, and I enjoyed it. If nothing else, I'll watch it as a replacement for the scuttled season 3 of Bless This Mess.My guess is the same as CK's -- that Crisis changed the timeline enough that not only did Clark and…"
Saturday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion Dark Shadows
"Oh, man ... I never had a chance to read too many Munden's Bar installments, but the ones I've read all have that kooky charm!I've seen through episode 257 now... so David has mmet Sarah, and played with her...and told Vicki about…"
Friday
Travis Herrick (Modular Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Trends in DC's Digital Reprints on Comixology
"I think I would have enjoyed Mata Hari, if the story was told a more linear fashion. Jumping around normally doesn't bother me, but for some reason it was jarring in this series."
Thursday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Trends in DC's Digital Reprints on Comixology
"This week's books, released on Tuesday, were exactly what we expected:Batman 206: Batman on Death Row? Icon 5: Guest-starring Blood Syndicate! Static 5: Static tries to stop a riot, instigated by Commando X. Hardware 5: Guest-starring…"
Thursday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Trends in DC's Digital Reprints on Comixology
"That's right -- and the two most famous members of the Guardians, Fire and Ice, began as Green Fury and Ice Maiden. Beatriz first appeared in Super Friends 25, and Sigrid (the first Icemaiden, who was eventually replaced by the better-known…"
Thursday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion Dark Shadows
"I've met Buzz! I'm mid-way through episode 256 now, so I've also met the little girl, presumably a ghost. (Don't have a name for her yet, maybe I'll find out by the end of the episode. Was Buzz mentioned by Carolyn in…"
Thursday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion Dark Shadows
"I've watched up through episode 251 -- mostly!* -- now. Maggie knows who she is, and Barnabas knows she knows, and has locked her in a room in the cellar until she thinks she's Josette again. And in the other plotline, we (and Carolyn,…"
Feb 22
Luke Blanchard replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Trends in DC's Digital Reprints on Comixology
"Reportedly, Stalker was cancelled after #3 and #4 appeared because the title was mistakenly included in a production schedule. I've read #3-#4. I remember them as competent but uninspired in both art and writing. The end of #4…"
Feb 19
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Captain Comics's discussion 'Resident Alien' is a good TV show, but it's a better comic book
"That was one of the most off-putting things about the premiere for me. I encourage you to read the comics; they're fantastic."
Feb 17
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Trends in DC's Digital Reprints on Comixology
"Five more DC Comixology backlist books up, and they're the five we expect: Batman 205, Super Friends 39, and Icon, Static, and Hardware #4. Looks like we'll be getting the same next week & the week after that (with the possible…"
Feb 16
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion What are you blogging about today?
"Mr. Vertigo Reviews 86 Six Days – The Incredible Story of D-Day’s Lost Chapter; Daphne Byrne; and Blue In Green. I think this is the first blog entry with titles from both DC Vertigo and DC Black Label."
Feb 15
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Captain Comics's discussion 'Resident Alien' is a good TV show, but it's a better comic book
"I love the comic book... and so far, I've been enjoying the series, too. My qualms are the same as yours, but I'm also not quite as sold on Tudyk's performance. Or rather, I think he's doing a great, funny job, but I'm…"
Feb 15
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion Dark Shadows
"I've seen up through episode 247 now... and after a few close calls, Maggie might be on the verge of discovery. She found the pipe her dad left behind, started to realize she wasn't actually Josette, and made her way to the cottage. Sam…"
Feb 15

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DC Digital: Releases for Dec. 8

Posted on December 12, 2010 at 10:08pm 1 Comment

Stop the presses! DC’s precious resources are being depleted!

Well, maybe that’s a trifle alarmist, but that’s what occurred to me when I realized what a large portion of DC’s digital release program is devoted to Green Lantern… and how precious little of the current run is…

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DC Digital: Releases for Nov. 30

Posted on December 1, 2010 at 12:00pm 3 Comments

Time flies when you’re in a turkey coma. I’d taken my last look at DC’s digital releases so late that by the time I got home from Thanksgiving, I misremembered that I’d already finished last week’s column. So, skip… Continue

DC Digital: Releases for Nov. 17

Posted on November 22, 2010 at 1:30am 11 Comments

Sorry for the late column, folks. Been a busy week at chez Staeger. But time marches on, and DC marched through this Wednesday with another sizable week of digital releases. There are 55 new releases in all; it seems like 58, but issues 1 to 3 of Identity…
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DC Digital: Releases for November 10

Posted on November 11, 2010 at 2:56pm 3 Comments

Wow.



After a couple of weeks of relative dormancy, this is the week where DC started to get its act together. There were planty of new debuts (and almost-debuts) this week: Four from the DCU, three from Vertigo, and one from Wildstorm. (Zuda remains MIA.)



Also new is that DC has… Continue

DC Digital: Releases for November 3

Posted on November 5, 2010 at 2:10am 0 Comments

Before we get to this week’s offerings, I should mention that DC provided readers with a few Halloween treats on October 31. There was issue 2 of The Long Halloween, issue 8 of Starman… and two more issues of Batman, issues 645 and 646. This run continues Judd Winick’s Batman… Continue

Comment Wall (7 comments)

At 6:55am on May 26, 2009, Rich Lane said…
Yep, we've thought it through. No blog posts get up without mod approval. :)
At 11:30pm on June 8, 2010, Figserello said…
Matter Eater Lad.

We shall not see his like again...
At 4:17pm on October 8, 2010, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Happy birthday, Rob.
At 5:57am on May 24, 2013, Commander Benson said…

Rest easy, friend . . . you didn't screw anything up.  The culprit is a peculiarity in the function of the system.  Saving an article as a draft---which should send it to my blog list only---will also send it to a mod for approval.  I imagine some reason was imagined for requiring drafts to be approved by mods, but it's inconvenient because, once a mod approves the draft, it appears in the "Latest Activity" column on the home page.

 

That means folks can access it before I'm ready to publish it.

 

The reason it became more of a problem this time is because I had to deviate from my normal routine.  Typically, once I've written and proofed my article on Word and collected all the art I'm going to use into a file, then I go the the blog page, cut-and-paste the article, add the art, give it one last proofing (not that that ever gets all the bugs out), and then send it over to a mod for publishing.

 

During that evolution, I usually save it as a draft twice---once to make sure I have it, in case of a power failure or something, and nearly every time I add the art, a glitch in the hyperlink system forces me to save it a second time.

 

Because I usually do it all---save the draft and proof it and publish it---in one session, the mod approval of the draft usually isn't a problem.

 

But "Mars or Bust" I had to do differently.  I had to edit some of the art two or three times, and I saved it as a draft each time.  (I found one piece of art I had to edit, then saved the draft, then found something else that needed fixing, and so forth.)  Even so, that wouldn't have been a problem---except that I ran out of available time to proof the article again.  So I had to keep it in draft status until I can get to it this morning.  (Actually, right after I finish this note to you.)

 

Apparently on the moderator's end, nothing indicates that it's a draft one is approving, vice an article ready for publication.  And because it was only drafts you approved this time (and no follow-on final article for publishing which usually happens), it didn't publish.

 

So you didn't goof up, Rob.  I just broke routine.

 

Best,

Commander B

At 5:34am on June 1, 2013, Commander Benson said…

Rob, now maybe, with your godlike powers of moderation, you can help me with something.

As I typically do, when I post one column for approval, I go back to the previous one, correct all the errors/typos which escaped all of my prior proofreading, and submit that previous one for (re)approval.

 

When I posted my current Deck Log Entry (the Legion Quiz), I also reposted the previous "Mars or Bust!" entry, after cleaning it up.  Usually the reposted column gets approved at the same time the new one is. 

 

But for some reason, the "Mars or Bust!" column is still waiting approval.  I don't know who the system decides what moderator gets what stuff to approve, but if you can give me an inkling on how to get "Mars or  Bust!" reapproved, I'd appreciate it.

 

Thanks,

Commander B

At 11:13am on June 1, 2013, PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod said…

How's that?

At 3:29pm on June 22, 2013, Richard Mantle said…

Thanks for the welcome! I've been 'lurking' and reading many a thread for quite a while!

 

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