Gods and Monsters and Hell(boy) on Earth

Gods and Monsters and Hell(boy) on Earth

in a long red hallway is original artwork by the prolific Mike Mignola. If you are unaware at this point who Mike Mignola is, then let’s discuss. He is most famous for creating the character Hellboy, and the larger universe of characters he occupies. Before creating Hellboy he cut his teeth in both Marvel and DC Comics working on various covers, one shots and mini-series.

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Midtown at Midnight: Doomsday Clock #1

Midtown at Midnight: Doomsday Clock #1

The mob crowded the shelves in anticipation. Midtown comics staff had to repeatedly ask the patrons to back up and give them room. You could feel the tension building like the inside of a pressure cooker. I was a little boy when the "Death of Superman" happened. I can imagine there were parallels. Hundreds of copies were being laid out across the wall of the store. The laying out of covers across the wall was a line deterrent. A line would have never worked in this case. 

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How to Catch the Next Wave with the Silver Surfer

How to Catch the Next Wave with the Silver Surfer

At his inception, the duo of Jack Kirby and Stan Lee teased the imagination of readers. Silver Surfer unfortunately hasn’t had the attention that is counterparts share. He was in a not so stellar Fantastic Four movie but when it comes to comics, the hero is a B-lister maybe a high C-list hero. 

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What 5 titles you aren’t checking out but should.

What 5 titles you aren’t checking out but should.

As much as I feel I read an array of independents, and the offerings of the likes of DC and Marvel. I felt it would be my obligation to see what people listed, I always love checking out new stories. I chose 5 titles to briefly go over that I felt were interesting and different. All 5 titles are very different than each other. It is nice to get an array, variety is the spice of life. 

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Which New Berger Book Will Reign Supreme?

Which New Berger Book Will Reign Supreme?

For the uninitiated, Karen Berger, to put it plainly was the founding editor of DC's Vertigo Comics imprint. She held that title from Vertigo's inception in 1993 until finally stepping down in 2012. Serving as custodian for bestselling comics such as, but not limited to Sandman, Preacher and Hellblazer. Since her departure from Vertigo/DC there haven’t be many rumblings on her resume.  And since then.....

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