So last time, we discussed how one creator and one company are riding a trend in the modern comic book industry by treating digital comics as the main course instead of a side dish. This time, we're going to talk about one of The Big Two, DC Comics, and the comic that's acting as a … Continue reading Batman: Wayne Family Adventure – The Future of DC Comics?
I've mentioned before that the first comic I bought for myself was 2011's Batman #1, written by Scott Snyder and with art by Greg Capullo. What I don't think I've mentioned is that I bought that comic book on the shiny new Kindle Fire that I'd gotten as a Christmas present in 2011. I bought … Continue reading Scott Snyder, Best Jacket Press and the Future of Comic Books
Author's Note: I've tried to write various permutations of this essay going as far back as March or April of this year. To heck with it, let's just go with the classical book review. A Rorschach test is a psychoanalytical tool that is most often used to explore a subject's way of thinking or emotional … Continue reading Comic Book Review: Rorschach by Tom King and Jorge Fornés
God, I love superhero comics. I know that's probably pretty self-evident from some of the articles I've written in the past, but it's true! I love superhero comics. But I think it's funny. In this era where the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the dominant pop culture force on the planet, the source material for these … Continue reading A Tale of Three Supermen
Wow, it's been ages since I wrote anything on my blog. The reason is actually pretty simple: I got a job. I've been working as a teacher for the last year. Indeed, my life has changed such that "northwest generalist" doesn't effectively describe where I am or what I want to write about anymore. So … Continue reading Don’t Worry! I’m Still Alive and Writing