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Michael Girard

Canada

The Great White North in Comics: Canada Has Featured Prominently Through The Years.

Being the token Canadian writing for ComicBooked.com these days it seems appropriate that I would start my time as the site’s Justice League ...
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Justice League

Justice League United #0 Takes On Too Much, Falls Flat.

There are spoilers in this article! You've been forewarned.  You would think that as a Canadian I would be pumped over the release of Justice ...
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Collectorz

Making Sense of the Mess With Comic Collectorz.com

Transforming A Bunch Of Comic Books Into A Proper Collection Last spring I had finished cleaning out our basement, and in the process of moving ...
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Bizarro

Bizarro: A Tragic Monster In The DCU

Bizarro, Superman’s dimwitted doppelgänger, has been reintroduced to DCU continuity via the currently running and increasingly maligned “For...
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Robin

Stephanie Brown Never Stood A Chance As Robin, How Will She Fare In The New 52?

Sidekicks were always something I had very little interest in when I was reading and collecting books in my teen years. Even sidekicks that I ...
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Detective Comics

DC Teases Annie Aguila Could Be A Candidate To Be The New Robin

BE WARNED: AFTER THE FIRST SENTENCE THERE WILL BE MAJOR SPOILERS IF YOU HAVEN'T READ DETECTIVE COMICS #30 YET! That's right folks! Yesterday DC ...
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Detective Comics

Manapul and Buccellato Bring The Light To Detective Comics #30

I have been waiting for this issue of Detective Comics since October of last year (2013)  when DC Comics announced that Francis Manapul and ...
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Ted Kord Returns As The Blue Beetle In Forever Evil #7

The Return of Ted Kord

By now everyone who cares knows that Ted Kord, the Blue Beetle, is being re-introduced to DC comics continuity in the final issue of Forever ...
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How Did Wonder Woman's Costume Come To Look Like The American Flag?

How Wonder Woman’s Costume Came To Resemble The American Flag.

In December Warner Bros. announced that they had cast Israeli actress Gal Gadot to play the iconic Wonder Woman in the upcoming Superman/Batman ...
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The Death of Superman

The Story Behind The Death of Superman

The "Death of Superman" was my introduction to comic books, and it has forever been the very best story told in any comic book ever in my mind. I ...
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