DC’s Villains Month Round-Up – Week Three

DC Comics’ Villains Month is upon us. We’ve read for months about the 3D covers and DC’s financing woes, but what really matters is the content. Each issue this month deals with the background story of a DC Universe villain. So what is worth checking out and what should be passed up? [Missed week one? […]

The Round-Up, 8.1.12 Edition

The Round-Up, 8.1.12 Edition

Welcome to The Round-Up! This week, we get into the “Rotworld” crossover building in Swamp Thing and Animal Man, Becky Cloonan’s return to Conan and the latest issue of Sam Humphries’ Higher Earth! ***** CONAN THE BARBARIAN #7 / Written by BRIAN WOOD / Art by BECKY CLOONAN / Published by DARK HORSE COMICS Review by […]

REVIEW: Swamp Thing #8

REVIEW: Swamp Thing #8

Written by Scott Snyder Art by Marco Rudy (1-9) Yanick Paquette (10-20) Colors by Nathan Fairbairn Letters by Travis Lanham Scott Snyder has been on a tear in the comic book world, cranking out memorable runs in the pages of Detective Comics, American Vampire, and Batman. The New 52 reboot of Swamp Thing has been no […]

Midtown Comics Book Club: Scott Snyder

Midtown Comics Book Club: Scott Snyder

For Scott Snyder, if you’re not going to write the biggest story you can possibly tell, there’s no point in writing it at all. Snyder talked about his recently released hardcover, The Black Mirror, at Midtown Comics’ downtown store last Friday. A New York Times #1 bestseller, The Black Mirror collects Snyder’s run on Detective […]

NEWS: DC Announces Six New Ongoings, Cancels Six Titles

DC Announces Six New Ongoings, Cancels Six Titles

DC Comics has announced six new titles debuting in May that will compromise the second wave of the New 52. Fans will be ecstatic to learn that Batman Incorporated  by Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham will finally be returning with this wave. The other titles being added to the new line will be: Dial H by […]

Guide to NYCC Day Three: Comics

Guide to NYCC Day Three: Comics

New York Comic-Con is right around the corner and with it comes crowds, chaos and the ever present con crud. This year, Kabooooom will be right in the thick of things covering as many panels, Q&As and random happenings as possible. Of course, you’ll need a guide to get help you spend your time at […]