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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
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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
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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
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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
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“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
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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
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The DC Cinematic Universe has cast Amanda Waller

The DC Cinematic Universe has been causing some, umm, waves recently.  (Sorry.  Couldn’t help it.)  So it should come as no surprise that when the folks in charge of the Marvel Cinematic Universe releases a movie poster for Avengers: Age [...]

February 25, 2015 Movies and TV
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NWI Comi-Con 2015 – ‘All About the Cosplay’

NWI Comi-con year 2 was off the charts!!!   Over 3,000 attendees came to Schererville, Indiana this weekend to find out if the con’s promise to provide a fun, reasonably priced family friendly event was true!!!    No surprises here [...]

February 25, 2015 Cosplay, Features
Supergirl

CBS Adds A New Character To “Supergirl”

CBS’s “Supergirl” series has added a well comic book character to its cast. According to Variety, Calista Flockhart of “Ally McBeal” & more recently “Brothers & Sisters” will play Cat Grant, “a self-made media magnate and founder of CatCo” where Kara (Supergirl) [...]

February 24, 2015 News
Baturday

Baturday: “Where are my comics?” Edition

So I’ve got some sad news.  Granted, it’s mostly just sad for me, but still not a happy camper, nonetheless.  Weather is dumb.  And comics apparently don’t take priority when weather happens to mess up roads, shipping, and business-related shenanigans, [...]

February 21, 2015 Features
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Unite the Seven with DC Cinematic Universe’s Aquaman

Jason Momoa is Aquaman!  Zack Snyder released a promotional image on Twitter late last night, exclaiming: “There is only one true king,” adding the official hashtag: #UniteTheSeven shortly thereafter.  This could have several different meanings, from the obvious “Aquaman is [...]

February 20, 2015 Movies and TV

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