Monthly Archives: February 2011

Panel of the Week 5

Maybe I chose this panel because I still have dinosaurs on the mind, but, oh lord, there’s so much to like about Seaguy. In this panel from Seaguy: Slaves of Mickey Eye, Professor Silvan Niltoid, a supergenius and ex-supervillain, shows … Continue reading

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Weirdness from Yesteryear 3

The weirdness from yesteryear that I’ve looked at to date has all hailed from the Silver Age. This time, we’ll look at a story from the Golden Age: a short featuring the Vision from Marvel Mystery Comics #16. Unfortunately, I … Continue reading

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"I'm just some weird lookin' thing dat shouldn't even exist": Seaguy Volume 1

It begins with cheating Death (at chess); it ends with a wink. It’s Grant Morrison and Cameron Stewart’s Seaguy volume 1 – the first part of a trilogy Morrison has called his Watchmen.

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This Week in Comics on the Internet. . .

I’ve never understood Wonder Woman, and I sometimes wonder if anyone does. The Absorbascon looks at dimensions of Wonder Woman’s character using his concept of “persona-cycles.” Joe Mcculloch takes a long (and impressive) look at Steve Ditko’s most recent work. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Panel of the Week 4

My mind has been drifting back to Final Crisis lately, and, in turn, Superman Beyond. In many ways, Superman Beyond is a simpler, bolder, better book that encapsulates the most important part about Final Crisis. Superman and a team of … Continue reading

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Do as thou wilt shall be the whole of the law: The Kingdom

I hated The Kingdom when I first bought and read the trade all those years ago. It’s really not a bad comic; it’s just very different from its predecessor, Kingdom Come. Kingdom Come was, along with Marvels, Supreme, and a few … Continue reading

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This Week in Comics on the Internet. . .

Olly Moss comes up with a Wolverine/Batmen hybrid on a way to a meeting with Marvel executives; he does not show it to them. Chris Sims reviews David E. Kelley’s script for the pilot of the Wonder Woman television show. A … Continue reading

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