Curse you, Marvel! I should know better. I really should. This morning before I left my parents’ house, I sat down to finally read both Uncanny Avengers and Uncanny X-Men. I thought last month’s Uncanny X-Men was confusing, with Jean Grey sudden appearance and three characters I didn’t personally know. Not to mention, I had no idea who […]
DC Universe Rebirth sends lots of mixed messages. Is it going to impact everyone? Does every comic label with this stamp have a part to play? Are the Watchmen going to fuck up everything?
I swore I wouldn’t. I promised my inner sanity (and wallet) I wouldn’t. And yet here I am, now reading all of the current X-Men comics and wanting more…
He doesn’t know you. He’s objectifying you. Early on in Batman: The Killing Joke Batman tells Barbara/Batgirl that a criminal is objectifying her, by sending her a video in which he flirts with her. The line may as well be describing the entire animated feature. Alan Moore’s seminal graphic novel, Batman: The Killing Joke has been […]
The last several years have been good for comic books, and I’m sure we both uttered this phrase at least once or twice within the last five years, but it feels especially apt this year: This was a damn good year for comics. Between DC and Marvel reinventing and reforging their image, and Image and […]