Tag Archives: DC Comics

Why The Falcon Matters

Let me tell you a story. I recently got a retail job near where I live (the location, store, and real names of everyone else involved will be hidden for their anonymity), and as one might expect, meeting people led to conversations about tastes in video games, TV shows, and movies. One of the movies for which […]

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Oa Faces Judgment: A Review Of Green Lantern

Damn. I just realized how many comic book superheroes are in town this Summer, on all fronts. We saw Thor in May, and he was awesome. The X-Men came back, and they were awesome. Captain America is still to come, and heck, even Cowboys and Aliens is based on a comic series. In the realm […]

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Comic Book Club: Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld

It’s widely acknowledged that Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld, is both one of the most frustrating and intriguing of DC’s comic properties. Like Ambush Bug, she’s sort of an insider-secret to the DC ‘verse, a character with deep roots and hidden impacts that never achieved broad commercial recognition. Amethyst’s first issue came out in 1983, a […]

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Comic Book Club: Superman: Secret Identity

It’s been a while since the last Comic Book Club, hasn’t it? Don’t think I haven’t been neglecting my comic and graphic novel side. Oh no, I’ve been quite busy reading some excellent material (seriously, check out Wolverine: Old Man Logan if you can tolerate a lot of gore), but the tricky thing is finding […]

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