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Going All in with Superheroes

Superheroes are known for taking risks, the stakes are always high.  Lives are on the line, and anything could happen in the heat of battle with a Super villain or Criminal Mastermind.    Heroes are going have take chances and gamble [...]

October 1, 2011 Features

The New 52 Review – Captain Atom

Penned by J.T. Krul, who also wrote the new Green Arrow book that I didn’t care for much. Here Krul impresses me more, maybe because because, unlike Oliver Queen, I had no real feelings on who Captain Atom should be. [...]

September 30, 2011 ZDONOTUSE

The New 52 Review – Blue Beetle

In 1983 DC acquired the Charlton’s “Action Heroes”, Blue Beetle, Captain Atom, The Question, Nightshade, Thunderbolt, and the Peacemaker from the struggling publisher.   Alan Moore originally wrote Watchmen with these characters in mind, but at the last minute DC decided [...]

September 24, 2011 ZDONOTUSE

The New 52 Review – Suicide Squad

The concept of the government using bad guys to fight risky battles in no win situations, by offering them a chance at redemption is not an new concept, like the Dirty Dozen, or xXx or that episode of the original [...]

September 19, 2011 ZDONOTUSE
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The New 52 Review – Mister Terrific

When someone gets the idea in his head to become a costumed hero-adventurer, he needs to think long and hard about what he’s going to call himself. A hero’s name has say a lot about who he is.  Some heroes [...]

September 19, 2011 ZDONOTUSE

The New 52 Review – O.M.A.C.

Some of the DC’s New 52 series are fresh starts for their most popular characters, streamlining more than seventy years of continuity, while others, like O.M.A.C. are something completely different. With the creative duties being split by Keith Giffen and [...]

September 12, 2011 ZDONOTUSE

The New 52 Review – Batwing

DC’s New 52 continues to break new ground in the search for new audiences, even in the highly popular Batman line of comics.  So it was no surprise to see Batwoman among the new titles, and while somewhat controversial, the [...]

September 10, 2011 ZDONOTUSE
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The New DC 52 Review – Men of War

DC’s relaunch of their main line of comics, the “New 52″ as it’s been dubbed, has more for readers than just the traditional DC superheroes repackaged for the 21st century.  DC Comics dis taking chances with a portion of the [...]

September 8, 2011 ZDONOTUSE

5 Things I am Looking Forward to in the DC Relaunch (and a Few Things I’m Not)

So if you didn’t know, this week saw  the last day of the DC Comics line as it’s pretty much existed since 1986 (or 1994, or 2005, depending on your opinion) as the DCU relaunch (don’t call it a reboot!) [...]

September 4, 2011 Features, ZDONOTUSE

The 2011 Harvey Awards Winners

The 2011 Harvey Awards were presented August 20, 2011 in Baltimore, MD, in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con. Named in honor of the late Harvey Kurtzman, one of the comic book industry’s most innovative talents, the Harvey Awards recognize outstanding [...]

August 21, 2011 ZDONOTUSE
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Valiants Efforts – The History of Valiant Comics – Part 3

    CLICK HERE for Valiant Efforts – Part 1 CLICK HERE for Valiant Efforts – Part 2 Losing direction. In July of 1995, the Valiant Universe experienced BIRTHQUAKE,a rebooting to help make the comics more suited to Acclaim’s need [...]

August 17, 2011 ZDONOTUSE
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Valiant Efforts, The History of Valiant Comics – Part 2

If you missed the first part of this series, be sure to check out Valiant Efforts – Part 1 In 1992, Valiant was the little company that could. Shooter and company put together a core of 8 titles, and through [...]

August 9, 2011 ZDONOTUSE

Valiant Efforts, The History of Valiant Comics – Part 1

In the early 1990s, the comic scene was pretty much DC and Marvel, especially if you were a fan of superheroes. But then, something happened. Some pretty big names from Marvel decided to get together and start a new comic [...]

August 2, 2011 Features, ZDONOTUSE
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2011 Eisner Awards Winners

The winners of the 2011 Eisner Awards were announced at the 2011 San Diego Comic Con.  It was the 23rd year that the Eisner Awards were given out, with awards given in 28 categories. IDW Publishing won a total of  5 awards [...]

July 23, 2011 ZDONOTUSE

Green Lantern: The Movie

Green Lantern Its pretty simple idea, an old story. A magic lamp that grants wishes. At the core,that is what the Green Lantern story is. Alladin. Sure the details have changed, the ring, the Corps, the Guardians, but in the [...]

June 21, 2011 ZDONOTUSE

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