There are mountains of snow outside the home office here in Cobourg, Ontario, but I’m at my desk next to a stack of trades, so it must be time for Heroes and Villains!
This week I was inspired by watching season one of Young Justice (which is awesome if you’ve never watched it) with my kids to do an all-DC edition of the column focusing on the post-rebirth version of the DCU.
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Biff Bam Pop! presents The GAR! Podcast, the Glenn Walker and Ray Cornwall weekly podcast where they talk unrehearsed about whatever happens to come to mind. It’s an audio-zine for your mind, a nerd exploration of a nerd world. This week, in honor of the Biff Bam Pop! celebration of Batman’s 75th anniversary, it’s our all-Batman episode! See and hear more after the jump.
Er, everything old is new again. That’s the phrase, right?
In comics, that particular idiom, if true, probably only applies for a short amount of time. A few years, maybe. Hell, maybe only a few months! In comics, everything old that might be new will revert to its original self.
But that doesn’t mean the process of change can’t be interesting.
And that’s what we get this week. A brand new #1, a brand new re-invention of a classic character that the whole world knows – but never really knew.
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, I present to you: Grayson #1.
For the month of February, we’ll be doing something special here at Biff Bam Pop! Each week our writers and correspondents will be compiling lists of their favorite things. Today, I’ll be talking about my favorite superhero sidekicks. Meet me after the jump for more, or perhaps I’ll have my masked assistant show you the way…
Let me tell you a little known comics secret. Dick Grayson, alias Nightwing, alias the first Robin, Bruce Wayne’s ward, is a college drop out. And he attended for over a decade (well, not in comics time). Meet me after the jump and I’ll tell you all about when Dick Grayson went to college.