Way, way back in the 1990’s DC Comics launched their mature readers line Vertigo Comics. If that sounds familiar…It’s because it is! I could recount what’s come before but I’m here for the 31 Days of Horror and we’re taking a look at DC/Vertigo’s Swamp Thing!
Speaking of “winter” and “shots”, DC Comics, who have been on a veritable tear recently with a number of fascinating publications (many of which have been featured in this column), is releasing a winter-themed one-shot. Perfect timing.
You’ve probably figured out by now that Biff Bam Pop! is celebrating our favourite month of the year (October, ‘natch) with articles, editorials and other purposeful writings form the darker … Continue reading 31 Days Of Horror: The Wednesday Run Enters The Muck With “Swamp Thing: The Bronze Age Omnibus”
I am sitting on my couch and I’ve just read the news that Len Wein, the creator of Swamp Thing and Wolverine and so many other great comic book characters, … Continue reading Rest in peace, Len Wein
So, you made it, eh? You made it through the holidays intact and your back is no worse for wear, what with carrying all of those heavy Absolute and Omnibus … Continue reading 2016 Brings Us Back To The SWAMP THING #1 On The Wednesday Run
After making the game-changer move of ending all of their monthly series in August 2011 and, calling it the “New 52”, re-starting them with brand new first issues, DC Comics … Continue reading Constantine, Responsibility, War And Sin – BBP! Speaks With Acclaimed Writer Ray Fawkes (Part 1)
Tuesday, February 26. A dog day in the month of love. Cupid’s come and gone, sweet first blush has turned to red-faced anger, text messages have gone unanswered, and all … Continue reading Tainted Love: Caught Between A Woman, A Man and A Swamp
What do you do if you know you’re dying and that when you die, you know that you’re going to hell? If you’re the conniving yet charismatic rogue mage John … Continue reading Saturday At The Movies: Constantine
Despite the recent chill across much of the northeast of this continent, spring is still upon us. There’s landscaping to be done in the backyard and those colourful impatiens are … Continue reading Spring Black Orchid Picking On The Wednesday Run – April 25, 2012
Off the top of my head, I’m having trouble remembering what the very first first issue comic I bought was. Of course, I was there for the first issues of … Continue reading Reboots and Recollections Part 3: JP Concludes His Top 10 Comics in DC’s September Line-Wide Comic Book Re-launch
Whether you know it or not, it’s pretty hard to not be bombarded with Alan Moore’s name these days. The man is everywhere! If you walk into any bookstore, be … Continue reading Japer Gets Swamped By Alan Moore