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Top Ten Tuesday: Best Spider-Man Writers

Yes, I know…  I’m a huge DC nerd.  A fanatic, if you will.  But there is one character in the Marvel Universe that is and always will be one of my favorites: The Amazing Spider-Man.  He’s pretty much the only [...]

June 24, 2014 Features
Twilight Zone Cover

The Twilight Zone #1: Spoiler Review

Spoilers for The Twilight Zone #1 –  I remember watching the old black and white episodes of The Twilight Zone, where Rod Serling would take us through some strange story that twisted around and always gave that shocking ending with some [...]

January 6, 2014 Reviews
The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone Gets New Life From J. Michael Straczynski

Hot on the heels of the Heroes announcement yesterday, Dynamite is now announcing that they have another TV franchise coming under its wing: The Twilight Zone. I loved the old TV series starring Rod Serling, but I also have a [...]

July 17, 2013 News
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Stir the Pot Saturday: Week 27

Welcome back, everyone! Just a quick reminder of what our goal for each and every Saturday is: Stirring the pot is the act of causing trouble for the sake of your own amusement. So we here at Comic Booked would [...]

July 6, 2013 Reviews
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Review: Ten Grand #1

When the movie Constantine came out, I caught a lot of flak from my friends because I liked it. It wasn’t a great movie (or maybe not even good), but entertaining, and more importantly, it was a point of accessibility [...]

May 22, 2013 Reviews
Superman Earth One Volume 2

Superman Earth One, Volume 2

When you hear of J. Michael Straczynski and comics in the same breath, you tend to think “Amazing!” JMS appears to have done it again with this hardcover book from DC, Superman Earth One, Volume 2. With the success of [...]

November 25, 2012 Reviews
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Superman Earth One, Volume 1

Superman. Alter Ego: Clark Kent. Comic nerds know him as “the lost son of Krypton”, as one-third that makes up “The Big Three” (Wonder Woman and Batman being the other two), and is recognized by blue and red costume with the [...]

November 22, 2012 Reviews
"A Legend is Born"

Spidey Is 50!: What’s Done is Done

Just in the last year alone, there have been two attempts at retelling Spider-Man’s origin:  the graphic novel ​Spider-Man: Season One​ and the Hollywood reboot ​Amazing Spider-Man​.  Before that, there had been so many variations across comic books, animated series, [...]

August 28, 2012 Features, Reviews
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SDCC 2012: Before Watchmen Panel

One of the more popular panels of this year’s SDCC was the Before Watchmen panel, which featured DC Entertainment co-publisher Dan DiDio, VP of Art Direction and Design Mark Chiarello, Senior Editor Will Dennis, Darwyn Cooke (Before Watchmen: Minutemen), Amanda [...]

July 14, 2012 Reviews
Watchmen

Who Watches the Watchmen at DC?

On Wednesday, DC Comics rolls out the Before Watchmen campaign with new titles serving as back stories to Alan Moore’s landmark graphic novel Watchmen. Of course, this new campaign has been met with mixed reaction. Some consider it a shameful [...]

June 4, 2012 Features, Reviews
Silk Spectre

C2E2: Before Watchmen All Access Panel

Many of you heard the news right here on Comic Booked that DC Comics would be running a series of books based on the Watchmen characters called Before Watchmen. This weekend at C2E2, DC hosted a panel featuring many of [...]

April 15, 2012 Reviews
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C2E2: DC All Access Panel

DC made a splash at Chicago’s C2E2 with it’s All Access panel. With a lineup of speakers that included the likes of Bob Harras, Geoff Johns, J. Michael Straczynski and Scott Snyder, the stage was set for exactly the sort [...]

April 14, 2012 Reviews
The new Prometheus trailer premiered at WonderCon

WonderCon 2012: The Wrap Up

WonderCon was an absolute trip this year. We had a literal flood of news coming out of the Anaheim, CA show, so much so that we had a difficult time keeping up with it all. It’s a good thing we [...]

March 19, 2012 Reviews
J. Michael Straczynski talks about his role in Before Watchmen

WonderCon 2012: Before Watchmen With Straczynski And Lee

When DC Comics announced a series of prequels to Alan Moore’s classic Watchmen, it was met with mixed reactions. Some fans were excited at the possibility of learning the origins of the heroes in the story, like Dr. Manhattan, Rorschach, [...]

March 18, 2012 Reviews
Batman Earth One Gary Frank Cover

Batman: Earth One Details

The Source brings us fresh details on Geoff Johns’ hotly anticipated Batman: Earth One graphic novel, including the cover by Gary Frank. DC’s Earth One line began last year with Superman: Earth One, which was a hardcover graphic novel which [...]

February 13, 2012 Reviews