Tag: DC Comics

by Joane - 4 months ago

Why SGT. ROCK’s War Stories Need to Be Heard

When it comes to war stories, action sells. It becomes easy, then, to sweep under the rug of DC Entertainment’s action-packed war comics of old. It’s easy to see them as nationalistic, militaristic pulp — relics of a less enlightened era with as muc...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Love is in the Apocalypse in SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #24

The gang may have to confront something much scarier than real monsters. Their feelings. In SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #24, J.M. DeMatteis and Keith Giffen have written a story that digs deep into these beloved characters and their love lives. Can a little r...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Exploring Levels of Anxiety in ETERNITY GIRL #2

ETERNITY GIRL #2 by Magdalene Visaggio, Sonny Liew, Chris Chuckry, and Todd Klein Art Characterization Plot Summary Even though the world of ETERNITY GIRL #2 is a little out there, the themes and emotions depicted in this is...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Birds of a Feather in BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #21

BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #21 BY SHAWNA BENSON, JULIE BENSON and ROGE ANTONIO. Art Characterization Plot Summary From the awesome artwork by Roge Antonio to the incredibly fast-paced storyline by Shawna and Julie Benson,...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Donna Troy Joins the Fight in TITANS #22

TITANS #22 by Dan Abnett, Paul Pelletier, Alex Hennessy, and Adriano Lucas Art Characterization Plot Summary TITANS #22 feels a bit drawn out. While the characterization of the Brain and Monsieur Mallah finally answered some...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Caden Park Goes to School in THE IMMORTAL MEN #1

THE IMMORTAL MEN #1 by James Tynion IV, Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair Art Characterization Plot Summary James Tynion IV has crafted a fantastic entry for DC's New Age of Heroes. While the prominent focus on worl...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Quarterly Diversity Check: January-March 2018

In January, one of the first articles I wrote for ComicsVerse explored the concept of social justice warriors (SJWs) and the idea that diversity was somehow forcing out white, straight, cis male heroes. It was a popular assertion, then and now, ma...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Htrae Am Not Safe in SUPERMAN #44

The collision with Bizarroverse reaches a head in SUPERMAN #44 as Superman and Bizarro face off in an epic showdown! Writers Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason certainly bring the action to this installment of the Bizarroverse saga. However, they a...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Catwoman Takes Us Down Memory Lane in BATMAN #44

The wedding we have all been waiting for is upon us as Batman and Catwoman are finally tying the knot! BATMAN #44 features the introduction to that highly-anticipated event as we witness Selina Kyle reminisce about her complex history with Bruce Way...

by Joane - 4 months ago

The Time is Right for SHADE, THE CHANGING WOMAN #2

SHADE, THE CHANGING WOMAN #2 by Cecil Castellucci, Marley Zarcone, Kelly Fitzpartick, Saida Temofonte, and Ande Parks Art Characterization Plot Summary SHADE, THE CHANGING WOMAN #2 is full of emotion and self-reflection, a...

by Joane - 4 months ago

York Hills Burns in THE CURSE OF BRIMSTONE #1

THE CURSE OF BRIMSTONE #1 by Justin Jordan, Philip Tan, and Rain Beredo Art Characterization Plot Summary THE CURSE OF BRIMSTONE #1 is a fantastic opening issue for what I hope to be a long-running series. Though it has some...

by Joane - 8 months ago

Henry’s Hot-Take: Detective Comics

Article by Henry Varona. Order DC Rebirth Detective Comics HERE: http://ow.ly/sMeX30heC6K In the world of comics, there’re so many sensational titles that sometimes truly fantastic books don’t get enough love! And since love is a really awesome thi...