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All posts by Kelly Cassidy

Action Comics #19

Dear DC: What’s Going On With Your Writers and Editors?

I’ve been quite critical of DC and how their creative teams keep jumping around for many of the books. In the first 2 years of many titles, we have seen many a creative team switch after only a single story [...]

March 20, 2013 Features
sex and violence

Sex and Violence

When we think of Kickstarter campaigns, we often think of it being used to get new creators a way to focus on their work and to gauge interest. I had never really thought about it being used by established creators [...]

March 12, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Justice League of America #232

Lament of a Longtime Reader

Those that know me well know that I am a huge comic reader. I would not say collector, per se, but reader. Of the large quantity of comics I own, I can say with certainty that I have read every [...]

February 4, 2013 Features
x-o manowar cover

Review – X-O Manowar Volume 1: By The Sword

Let me start with this statement: Until recently I had never read a book from Valiant before. Sure, I’ve seen some of their titles on the shelves recently and back in the “olden days”, but I had never picked one [...]

January 29, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Unit 5 #1 - Cover

Unit 5 #1

Recently, I had the opportunity to read Unit 5 #1, an independently published comic. This title has a unique history surrounding it, having been launched at the New York Comic Con in 2012 and immediately garnering a fair amount of [...]

January 20, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Comics About Cartoonists

The World’s Oddest Profession Speaks Out

“The World’s Oddest Profession” you say? What’s that, rodeo clown? No, of course not! Why would we be talking about rodeo clowns on a website about comic books and the like? IDW is giving us a look “behind the table” [...]

January 10, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman, comic books, Tony Moore, zombies, AMC, Image Comics, San Diego Comic-Con, litigation, legal, dispute

A Look Back at 2012 in Comic Sales

Now that we’ve hit 2013 and we’ve had a couple of shipments of comics for the year, it’s time to do a look back at 2012. It was a year of successes and a year of surprises as well. How [...]

January 9, 2013 Features, ZDONOTUSE
Superman #14

H’el on Earth Part 4 – Superman #14

With this book, we’ve finally completed the first full circle of the H’el on Earth storyline. We had a prelude back in Superman #13, followed by part 1 in Superboy #14, then a full introduction of H’el in Supergirl #14, and now [...]

January 2, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Rise of the Third Army - No More Lanterns

Rise of the Third Army – Green Lantern #14

When last we left new Green Lantern Simon Baz, he had been knocked through the sky and crashed into a rooftop in Detroit. Who had knocked him for a loop, you may ask? Well, the Justice League, who are investigating [...]

January 2, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Comic Booked - End of the Year Awards - 2012

2012 Year End Awards – Comics

2012 is coming to an end soon and the team at have spent some time putting together what we think are some of the best comics that have come out this year. There is a lot of discussion and [...]

December 31, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Rise of the Third Army - No More Lanterns

Rise of the Third Army: Green Lantern Corps #13

With this review we complete the first month of the Rise of the Third Army story arc. Now, this review is going to be somewhat different – has previously reviewed this issue, but more as a standalone issue. We’re [...]

December 27, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Supergirl #14

H’el on Earth Part 3 – Supergirl #14

Following on the heels of Part 2 of the H’el on Earth story from Superboy #14 comes the next chapter in the pages of Supergirl. Supergirl #14 begins to show H’el’s plan a little more and what he wants to achieve through various [...]

December 27, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Castle: A Calm Before Storm #1

Review: Castle – A Calm Before Storm #1

Marvel has released several hardcover adaptations from the Derrick Storm series by famed writer Richard Castle, but now they’re taking it a step further by creating a miniseries based on one of the stories: Richard Castle’s A Calm Before Storm – A Derrick [...]

December 21, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Rise of the Third Army - No More Lanterns

Rise of the Third Army – Green Lantern #13

Not only is this issue of Green Lantern a tie-in to the Rise of the Third Army story arc going on across the Green Lantern family, but it also begins to give some more depth to the newest ring-slinger from Earth, Simon [...]

December 19, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Superboy #14

H’el on Earth Part 2: Superboy #14

Not too long ago, we reviewed the first part of the H’el on Earth story arc taking place in DC’s Superman family. That first part was simply the prelude to the crossover, and now we get into the real first [...]

December 19, 2012 ZDONOTUSE

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