Scratch a comics fan in the late 80s or early 90s, and you would find someone who had strong opinions about DC Comics continuity. In a complicated and ultimately pointless effort to create a single coherent cosmology out of a comics line that had been going on for decades and included the acquisition of several […]
One of the great things about comic books is their ability to take readers anywhere. Comic characters can go to distant planets, the depths of dreams or alternate dimensions as easily as they can go to the supermarket — all it takes is a few strokes of the pen. You’d think, then (or perhaps I would […]
The 1940s and 50s were a golden age for American crime cinema; influenced by German Expressionist film and the pulp fiction of the interwar era, movie-makers produced the moody, stylish, cynical tales that have come to be known as film noir. From The Maltese Falcon to Touch of Evil, these movies told the story of desperate, damaged men […]
I was pleased to be reminded today that DC have solicited an upcoming Legends of the Dark Knight hardback featuring a series of issues from Norm Breyfogle’s superb run on Detective Comics. If that doesn’t mean anything to you, you have a treat in store, because Breyfogle is one of the best superhero artists to never really get […]
Cool stuff on the Free Comic Book Day from the guys of Dark Horse Comics!