Industry starlet writer, Brian Michael Bendis, finally gets into the meat and potatoes of his grand Superman story – it all starts here with a brand new first issue!
Today marks a very special occasion: DC Comics’ publication of the 1000th issue of Action Comics, the monthly series that started it all for Superman, decades ago.
It’s been a year and a half in the making: A comic book mystery to rival all others! A senses shattering surprise that not only changes the DC Universe as … Continue reading Uncover Oz In “Action Comics #987” On The Wednesday Run
This time on Heroes and Villains, we’ll be looking at a variety of comics out this week and last, from a variety of genres and companies. Meet me after the … Continue reading Heroes and Villains – Reviewing Recent Comics 8-16-2017
Justice League is undoubtedly the flagship comic book title for DC Comics. Sure, there’s the big guns of the monthly Batman and Action Comics – and, I suppose, the publishing … Continue reading Lightning Strikes With Shazam! On The Wednesday Run–September 25, 2013
Happy 75th birthday, Superman! You don’t look a day over…well, how old is Henry Cavill, anyway? That’s right. We’ll use Henry as our benchmark as he’s the most recent actor … Continue reading Openings And Opening Themes: From Adventures of Superman To Man Of Steel
Every other week, Jason Shayer will highlight an issue or a run of issues pulled from the horde of comic book long boxes that occupy more room in his house … Continue reading Tales from the Longbox – John Byrne’s Man of Steel (1986)
75 years ago Action Comics #1 hit the newsstands, which means that today, for all intents and purposes, is Superman’s (née Kal-El of the planet Krypton) birthday. Happy birthday, good sir! … Continue reading Happy Birthday To Superman, The Boy In Blue
What? What? What? They did what now? I know this is DC’s New 52, and that the New 52 means change, but this is just…ludicrous! Look, I’m all for new … Continue reading Superman and Wonder Woman’s Super Smooch Tops The Wednesday Run – August 29, 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
Every weekend this summer, we’ll be bringing you a new installment of a 12-part series of reviews of meaningful comics found in the collections of our writers. “Long Box” refers … Continue reading Tales from the Long Box Vol. 2 # 3: Japer Revisits Action Comics Weekly # 601