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Travis Herrick (Modular Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Trends in DC's Digital Reprints on Comixology
"This is a pretty limp list as far as I'm concerned, but to each his own!"
2 hours ago
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to ClarkKent_DC's discussion Vulture presents the most influential pages in comics history
"I agree with hat, too -- in the larger, beyond-the-stories sense, Barbara needing to use a wheelchair (and being such an effective hero) is a welcome message of inclusion. In-story, there are plenty of good reasons why she should walk again, given…"
11 hours ago
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to ClarkKent_DC's discussion Vulture presents the most influential pages in comics history
"I'd like that. Barbara seems like someone who could recognize that kicking someone in the face might not be the most effective use of her time or talents, if her goal is to fight crime.  "
12 hours ago
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Randy Jackson's discussion Spielberg to direct Blackhawk Movie
"Yep, the Blackhawks were in Action Comics Weekly -- post-war set stories by Martin Pasko and Rich Burchett, following the Howard Chaykin series. They had they own title for a while, too, once Action abandoned the anthology format. "
13 hours ago
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Trends in DC's Digital Reprints on Comixology
"Nineteen items this week -- let's get to 'em!First of all, there's four more issues of Action Comics -- issues 102-105. Only the Superman sections again, and only for 99 cents.  Likewise, we've got three Golden Age Detective…"
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Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to ClarkKent_DC's discussion Vulture presents the most influential pages in comics history
"Thanks for finding that site, CK -- I did a brief search and didn't see it. "
23 hours ago
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to ClarkKent_DC's discussion Vulture presents the most influential pages in comics history
"Don't get hung up on the fridge itself. The point wasn't that it was recommending that kind of behavior. The point was that it was a glaring example of the killing & otherwise harming female characters simply to motivate male…"
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Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to ClarkKent_DC's discussion Vulture presents the most influential pages in comics history
"Sue at DC Women Kicking Ass made a really good point -- one page that should have been included but wasn't was the page where Kyle Rayner comes home to find his girlfriend Alex killed and stuffed into the refrigerator. That page (and more…"
yesterday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man's discussion What Comic Books Have You Read Today?
"You're right about that. I really liked it; it's one of my favorite anniversary issues in recent memory. Not every story hit the bullseye with me (I think the Snyder/Albuquerque story was a little opaque, and the Jurgens story that led…"
yesterday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Emerkeith Davyjack's discussion What should ACTION #1000 feature?
"It''s out today! I picked mine up at midnight.It's a good collection of stories, too -- not a clunker in the bunch. My favorite was the Geoff Johns/Richard Donner/Olivier Copiel story, "The Car," which sees what happens to…"
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Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Randy Jackson's discussion Spielberg to direct Blackhawk Movie
"Spielberg has apparently been interested in Blackhawk for ages. His interest was part of why the Evanier/Spiegel run was published in the 80s. And if his interest greenlights a collection of those awesome books, that would bring things full circle.…"
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Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion "Pick of the Week" - What's Yours?
"My shop has a midnight release for #1000 (and all DC books). I'm so there."
Tuesday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man's discussion What Comic Books Have You Read Today?
"By the way -- if anyone is interested in that Superman: From the 30s to the 70s volume, the hardcover is on sale from used booksellers on Amazon for pretty reasonable prices. (The Batman volume is much more expensive.) I snapped one up for $8,…"
Tuesday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man's discussion What Comic Books Have You Read Today?
"I didn't realize where they first appeared either, until I looked them up. But I was guessing that criteria extended to them (as well as the Atom and Green Arrow, among others).I'd love to see a collection like that -- but I'd be just…"
Tuesday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man's discussion What Comic Books Have You Read Today?
"I think one of the text pieces mentioned that certain characters (they might have been talking about the Legion) weren't included because they didn't originate in Action -- and Tommy and Congorilla would fall into that category. Tommy…"
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Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man's discussion What Comic Books Have You Read Today?
"I've been reading the 80 Years of Action Comics hardcover. I'm still in the Golden Age, but it's clear that this is a really well put-together collection, with treats like an unpublished Siegel/Shuster story and a new Levitz/Adams…"
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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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