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Baturday

Baturday: Endings, cliffhangers, and bats!

Convergence begins next week.  Batman Eternal concludes next week.  Earth 2: Worlds End comes to a halt next week.  And The New 52: Futures End, well, ends next week.  But as things are wrapping up and going crazy, let’s all [...]

March 28, 2015 Features
Fan Fest Chicago

Chi-Fi at Palmer House – Bertha would be proud!

When Bertha and Potter Palmer created the fantastic hotel (originally. the 1st Palmer House was built as a wedding present for Bertha), little did they know it would become a haven for Chicago’s very own Chi-Fi (an all fandom convention)! [...]

March 25, 2015 Cosplay, Features
called comics

What Are These Things Called Comics? March 25, 2015

I heard some profound news this week. There are these things, paper and staples and ink, that people buy, take home, and read for entertainment. Can you believe this? I just find it amazing that people actually still read things [...]

March 23, 2015 News
Fan Fest Chicago

The End of the Planet… a week later…

Everything that has a beginning must have an end…sayonara Planet…   Interestingly tho, never thought this article would begin – let alone end either…  Con crud, swallowing massive amounts of gum laughing too hard and camera SD card issues almost [...]

March 22, 2015 Cosplay, Features
Baturday

Baturday: A few more books end

A few titles ended this week from DC Comics, and to be completely honest, I’m sad to see them go.  Especially Batwoman, one of the most consistently strong titles on the stands.  At least we get an annual to wrap [...]

March 21, 2015 Features
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DC Cancels Batgirl #41 Variant Cover

After days of controversy, this week DC announced it would pull the variant cover of Batgirl #41. Slated for a June release and illustrated by Rafael Albuquerque, the variant cover referenced Alan Moore’s 1988 The Killing Joke as part of [...]

March 17, 2015 News
new costumes

Why Superman And Wonder Woman’s New Costumes Suck

This summer, DC is making some changes. Changes to their most iconic characters. Here I am thinking that when something is “iconic,” well there are reasons for that. Part of what makes superheroes so iconic is their familiarity and their [...]

March 17, 2015 Features
Fan Fest Chicago

Planet Comicon – Cosplay Shangri-La Day One!!!

Planet Comicon, Kansas City’s fabulous comic convention rocked it friday!  Cosplays and intense costumers filled the halls and brought down the house!  So much creativity in Kansas – always breath-taking!  Iron Brothers of Topeka represented in their Marvel Iron Man, [...]

March 15, 2015 Cosplay, Features
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Erik Larsen Criticizes “Practical” Female Costumes

Art is subjective. Comic books are no exception, and this is especially true of comic book superhero costumes. Designs come and go with trends and tastes, some more successful and enduring than others. While it’s common for fans to debate [...]

March 15, 2015 Features
Baturday

Baturday: A light week before the madness begins

It was a pretty light week in the world of Batman.  No episode of Gotham.  No movie/TV news worth reporting.  And only six comics featuring everyone’s favorite Caped Crusader.  But which was your favorite?  Here are my reviews, as per [...]

March 14, 2015 Features
Fan Fest Chicago

Wizard World’s Fan Fest Salutes Chicago – Artists Galore, Comics and more!

First ever Fan Fest Chicago hit the streets this weekend in Rosemont, IL and didn’t disappoint!  Smaller event than the regular Wizard World Chicago but jammed packed with vendors, artists, writers and celebs – everything you would expect of a regular W2 convention [...]

March 13, 2015 Cosplay, Features
Baturday

Baturday: The DC weeklies are almost over!

Hey, Bat-fans!  Welcome back to your favorite column that stands for all things Batman!  Let’s stop wasting time and start fighting crime.  Or, at the very least, get some reviews out of the way.  Here you go.  Enjoy!   Gotham [...]

March 7, 2015 Features
Supergirl

“Supergirl” In Costume

CBS has revealed television’s Melissa Benoist in her Supergirl costume………. Quite dark & nothing like the current comic book version other than the thigh highs. I think that I personally would like to see yellowin the “S” shield. It may [...]

March 7, 2015 News
Baturday

Baturday: How on earth will “Endgame” end?

So my comics came in this week.  And that was awesome.  And it was also great to get a double-reading schedule.  Oh, yeah.  And Amanda Waller was cast for the DC Cinematic Universe, starting with the Suicide Squad movie.  Another [...]

February 28, 2015 Features
Multiversity

Signals from the Multiversity #7: In History, All Men Have Masters

This, by far, feels like the most out of place issue in the Multiversity lineup: art by Jim Lee, a story about a world of Nazis and Hitler on a toilet (in what is probably the most outrageous first page [...]

February 26, 2015 Features