"Maybe the ending could have jumped ahead a bajillion years, where dolphins had evolved as the most advanced species, and ran the world in peace and harmony! The older I get, the more certain I am that we will never grow up enough to do that. "
"Elewhere I mentioned that both my wife and I read The Passageway, the first full "Bone Orchard Mythos" story, and we both said "huh"? At the time, I speculated that maybe the second story, Ten Thousand Feathers, would shed some light. But evidently…"
"I'm tradewaiting a hardback collection of all 12 issues, Mark, but you've made me more eager than ever for its arrival!
If there's a flaw in King's re-interpretations of existing characters it's that he gets to kill so many of them off (See: Heroes…"
"I know you have the full reread gene, Jeff. I wasn't even tempted to reread everything up to this point! But I did read the previous series, so I felt like I was ready for this. That plus reading most of Jeff Lemire's stuff."
"I started reading Swamp thing from the beginning a while ago, but the Millar issues of the Saga/Vertigo run really wore me out. I had planned to go all the way through "New 52" which is where I left of, but I got only as far as the Tefé series…"
Swamp Thing: Green HellJeff Lemire, writer; Doug Mahnke, artist; David Baron, coloristDC Black Label, 2023
Swamp Thing has been revisited so many times that it can be difficult to begin a new series without having some confusion about the status…
"What Jeff said. I can see how non-jazz fans might not know of him: he never had the kind of mainstream attention those other more famous musicians got. He was brilliant as a composer and double bassist. His tunes are so original that they are very…"
The Human Target: Volume 2Tom King, writer; Greg Smallwood, artistDC Black Label, 2023
This collection brings the final story of Christopher Chance (The Human Target) to an end. Spoiler alert: there is no miraculous solution to his situation. He has…