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Look! Up on the Shelves! It’s ‘Action Comics #1000’ on The Wednesday Run

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.

Uncover Oz In “Action Comics #987” On The Wednesday Run

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

Heroes and Villains – Reviewing Recent Comics 8-16-2017

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

Lightning Strikes With Shazam! On The Wednesday Run–September 25, 2013

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

Openings And Opening Themes: From Adventures of Superman To Man Of Steel

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

Tales from the Longbox – John Byrne’s Man of Steel (1986)

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)

Superman and Wonder Woman’s Super Smooch Tops The Wednesday Run – August 29, 2012

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

Reboots and Recollections Part 3: JP Concludes His Top 10 Comics in DC’s September Line-Wide Comic Book Re-launch

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

Tales from the Long Box Vol. 2 # 3: Japer Revisits Action Comics Weekly # 601

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