Category Whosoever Holds This Hammer

C2E2 2013: Recap

This year was my first time attending The Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, or C2E2, and I will say that I was very impressed. While the show is geared towards all manner of geek pop culture, its primary focus is on…

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The 2013 Eisner Nominees

Awards are, by their nature, subjective and really just the opinions of a select few. That doesn’t mean that awards have no merit, or that those who receive awards are not deserving. I actually think that the benefit of awards…

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Death, be not proud.

The comic book world was abuzz this week with the news that Damian Wayne, the fourth Robin, was going to die in the upcoming Batman Incorporated #8. I didn’t bother posting a spoiler alert because once something appears in the…

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Comic Book Sales

I was looking at a list of the discounts that Marvel is offering to local comic book shops (Bleeding Cool has a good breakdown here) and I wonder if we will ever be able to have accurate sales figures for…

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Worst of 2012

Every yin has a yang, and I’ve already shared my thoughts on the best of 2012, so here are some of my opinions on the worst stuff that came out this year. Avengers Vs X-Men: Despite being a fanboy’s dream…

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Comic Books And Slot Machines

In the discipline of Classics, there is a particular branch, aptly named the Classical Tradition, that concerns itself with the study of how Classics was received and maintained by later cultures. I believe that similarly one could study The Comic Book…

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Best of 2012

During this very festive of seasons we at the Comic Book Daily offices enjoy making lists and checking them twice, but our lists mostly are about the comic books we feel should be considered naughty or nice. In general I…

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