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Red Robin Takes On A Drone Fleet

  Tim Drake’s always been touted as the smartest in the Bat family. But his intelligence has always been featured as computer and hacking related. This sequence has me hyped up for the… Continue reading →...
by Comicnewbies on Aug 25, 2016

Deathstroke VS Metamorpho (Injustice Gods Among Us)

  Deathstroke fights like Batman – with his wits instead of brute force. Who needs powers like Metamorpho when nifty gadgets would win the day? From – Injustice Gods Among Us Year 5 #36Filed… Continue reading →...
by Comicnewbies on Aug 25, 2016

Nightwing Kills Victor Zsasz (Injustice Gods Among Us)

  Victor Zsasz killed Alfred Pennyworth a few issues back, and Damian Wayne – who’s now assumed the alias Nightwing with Dick Grayson’s supernatural blessing – has been itching to kill him ever… Continue reading ...
by Comicnewbies on Aug 25, 2016

Why independent creations are finding more audience than mainstream today

Publisher's Weekly wrote about companies for printing creator-owned products, which are surely a better source of escapism at this moment than mainstream. But they won't stress the most challenging reasons why: “Self-published comics are as popula...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Aug 24, 2016

Paul Dini Got Beat

Welcome back to yet another article dedicated to comics that challenge the medium better than most, ones that remind us what comic books ought to be. This week I want to highlight a graphic novel that released this summer, Dark Knight: A True B...
by Black Ship Books on Aug 24, 2016

Deathstroke VS Soldiers Of The Regime (Injustice Gods Among Us)

  Even if you say there’s a shortage of the green super pills and these foot soldiers weren’t super powered, it’s still an awesome display of fighting skills from Deathstroke. From – Injustice Gods… Continue reading &#...
by Comicnewbies on Aug 24, 2016

Making Comics is Hard as #@&$!

There are lots of articles floating around about how to become a comic book artist, writer, letterer, or colorist. Most of them are pretty good at giving you advice, and helpful hints, but the bulk of them are not as honest as they could be. Sure, th...
by Black Ship Books on Aug 22, 2016

Wonder Woman’s Sendoff From The Amazons

  Completely no idea what’s happening with Wonder Woman right now. Is this another reboot? Another variation of the costume? I’ve lost count in the past 4 years. There was the leggings, then… Continue reading →...
by Comicnewbies on Aug 21, 2016

The United States Military Attacks Aquaman And Mera

  It’s a simple thing, but I like how this fight establishes that Aquaman and Mera, despite being mostly viewed as water-type heroes, can handle themselves well in a land fight. Mera’s known… Continue reading →...
by Comicnewbies on Aug 20, 2016

Aquaman And Mera VS The United States Military

  Other super heroes do silly banter during fights, these 2 bicker and plan their wedding. From – Aquaman Vol. 8 #5Filed under: Aquaman, DC, Versus...
by Comicnewbies on Aug 20, 2016

Alfred Pennyworth As Batman (Rebirth)

  Alfred’s hypothetical speech to Thomas Wayne is hilarious. And I never thought I wanted to see Alfred Pennyworth’s mustache peeking below the batcowl. From – Batman Vol. 3 #5Filed under: Batman, DC...
by Comicnewbies on Aug 20, 2016

Batman VS Gotham (Rebirth)

  From – Batman Vol. 3 #5Filed under: Batman, DC, Versus...
by Comicnewbies on Aug 20, 2016

Gotham VS The Justice League

  Two things on this scene: Batman is very territorial. He never likes it when another hero comes to Gotham, even if they’re there to help. So the fact that he asked Alfred to phone… Continue reading →...
by Comicnewbies on Aug 20, 2016

Gotham Girl Takes Down Gotham

Gotham Girl and Duke Thomas gets married in the future? From – Batman Vol. 3 #5Filed under: Batman, DC...
by Comicnewbies on Aug 20, 2016

Harley Quinn VS Zombies

Filed under: DC, Harley Quinn, Versus...
by Comicnewbies on Aug 20, 2016

Batgirl And Black Canary VS The Huntress (Rebirth)

  How the three girls started the team. It’s the usual fight now then teamup later trope. From – Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #1Filed under: Batgirl, Black Canary, DC, Versus...
by Comicnewbies on Aug 20, 2016

The Death of … (wait, who’s next in line?)

*Note that this article contains some spoilers for recent major character deaths in both Marvel and DC Comics. There’s been a saddening trend in comics over the last thirty years or so that seems to be increasingly popular to the Big Two publis...
by Black Ship Books on Aug 19, 2016

Busiek must surely take the side of J. Jonah Jameson

Kurt Busiek's recently been lashing out at Donald Trump in the most cynical ways possible. For example, in response to Trump's "Make America Great Again" advertising, he says: I'll make America great again by keeping idiot fascists like you...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Aug 18, 2016

CW network turning the Ray into gay

The CW channel is launching a new superhero cartoon allegedly based on the Freedom Fighters, and wouldn't you know it, they've decided social justice matters more than talented scriptwriting: The series is to be based on the 1990s re-imagining of The...
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Aug 15, 2016

The Big Two: Too Big to Fail?

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a (mock) break-up letter between myself and Marvel Comics. The article got far more attention than I imagined it would, but besides being fun to write it started a great conversation on social media. I appreciate every...
by Black Ship Books on Aug 15, 2016


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