September 20, 2009 / / Minutiae 1 Comment

In his recent interview with Mania.com Alan Moore talks a bit about DC’s Blackest Night. Alan Moore: That’s it. It’s the paucity of imagination. I was noticing that DC seems to have based one of its latest crossovers [Blackest Night] in Green Lantern based on a couple of eight-page stories that I did 25 or 30 years ago. I would…

September 19, 2009 / / Minutiae Comments closed

Last updated on June 8th, 2012 at 08:53 pmSpecial thanks to Journalista! for directing me to this letter from the head of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists Ted Rall. It’s a really interesting look at how editorial cartoons were effected in 2008 and 2009. It really is funny, informative and well worth your time. Considering how important editorial cartoons…

September 19, 2009 / / Crazy Comic Covers 0 Comments

Action Comics #454 “Superman’s Energy-Crisis”     The Cover: Superman is hanging outside a Mcdonalds knock off using his superspeed to shovel as many hamburgers inside his gullet as fast as he can, proclaiming that if he stops he will starve to death. This leaves us to wonder…does he have a super-metabolism as well? As given the volume of food…

September 18, 2009 / / Forum Trolling Comments closed

Last updated on February 17th, 2013 at 04:15 pmToday(ish) in Twitter is a regular column wherein our staff  troll through the best of the 140 letter updates of the comic book world. ComicBookDaily is not responsible for the content of these tweets, but we will admit to laughing our collective bums off at some of them. Cameron Stewart: One thing…

September 18, 2009 / / Minutiae Comments closed

The awesome gang over at SPOILER TV (Thanks for all the Lost speculation based on casting calls gang!) managed to get their hands on some exclusive character breakdowns as well as one or two plot points. Characters include Carol Ferris aka Star Sapphire, Abin Sur, and Villains Sinestro and Hector Hammond. This casting call provides us with a good look…

September 18, 2009 / / Minutiae Comments closed

Last updated on December 9th, 2012 at 08:44 amReading writer Andy Diggle’s Twitter feed today, I ended up at the twitter of Stringer Belle himself Idiris Elba. Who posted this cheerful photo of the film’s cast. The cast: (From Left to Right) Idris Elba (Rocque), Columbus Short (Pooch), Chris Evans (Jensen), Óscar Jaenada (Cougar) and The Comedian himself (and possibly…

September 17, 2009 / / Auction Highlights Comments closed

Last updated on May 30th, 2013 at 02:17 pmThis week I’d like to examine some recent sales of comics graded at 8.5 (or VF+ for you old timers). A comic graded 8.5 is generally in very nice condition and is considered as high grade for Golden Age, Silver Age and even some Bronze Age comic books. In light of the record prices…

September 17, 2009 / / Minutiae Comments closed

Last updated on December 29th, 2011 at 02:06 pmSure Marvel Zombies are sort of played out now, but this? this is sort of cool. Created by YouTube user Whoiseyevan who  took the concept to a whole new level splicing Marvel’s 1966 animated shorts with zombies. The creator explains it all in the YouTube listing: “I am a big fan of…

September 17, 2009 / / Minutiae Comments closed

Last updated on October 27th, 2011 at 11:40 am Let’s be honest – it’s hard to write a good Justice League book. Grant Morrison and Mark Waid were maybe the last time anyone wrote them to the level they should be written. Morrison and Waid had them fighting off Angels, Anti-Gods, Killer Suns from the year 3000 and opposite dopplegangers.…

September 17, 2009 / / Forum Trolling Comments closed

Last updated on February 17th, 2013 at 07:51 amToday(ish) in Twitter is a regular column wherein our staff  troll through the best of the 140 letter updates of the comic book world. ComicBookDaily is not responsible for the content of these tweets, but we will admit to laughing our collective bums off at some of them. First off we’d like…

September 16, 2009 / / Reviews Comments closed

Last updated on May 31st, 2013 at 09:25 amI’m very protective of Batman. It’s a problem I have as a person that I really think I should get checked out. You see I honestly believe that Batman is one of – if not THE – best literary character of the 20th century. I realize that it’s a fairly lofty statement,…

September 16, 2009 / / Minutiae Comments closed

Last updated on June 19th, 2014 at 07:08 amIf you thought the recent shake-up/rebranding of DC Comics into DC Entertainment might mean that a Superman movie was being developed… don’t. MTV News spoke with Diane Nelson, the new head of DC Entertainment, and she said that the Man of Tomorrow probably won’t be there for another few weeks. “We’ve obviously…

September 16, 2009 / / Forum Trolling Comments closed

Last updated on February 17th, 2013 at 04:15 pmToday(ish) in Twitter is a regular column wherein our staff  troll through the best of the 140 letter updates of the comic book world. ComicBookDaily is not responsible for the content of these tweets, but we will admit to laughing our collective bums off at some of them. zdarsky: (Chip Zdarsky):For Christ’s…

September 16, 2009 / / Collecting and Investing Tips Comments closed

Last updated on May 30th, 2013 at 02:36 pmKnow your pet peeves! OK so you’ve figured out your collection focus and you’re doing a pretty good job sticking to it (see Collecting Tips #2 Stan). So why are there still comics in your collection that you don’t like? As I said last week, we’re all constrained by our comic book…

September 16, 2009 / / Lethargic Lad Comments closed

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September 16, 2009 / / Lethargic Lad Comments closed

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September 15, 2009 / / Undervalued Spotlight Comments closed

Last updated on May 30th, 2013 at 01:54 pmTales to Astonish #91, Marvel Comics, May 1967, Battle Cover. The Abomination made his first appearance in Tales to Astonish #90 but since the even number issues of this title had Sub-Mariner covers we had to wait until issue #91 for the first great Abomination vs Hulk cover. It really is a…

September 13, 2009 / / Auction Highlights Comments closed

Last updated on May 30th, 2013 at 02:18 pmThis week I’d like to examine some Copper Age results. The Copper Age is loosely defined by me as comics from the mid/late 1970s to the early/mid 1980s. These comics are commonly found everyewhere. In some cases the trick seems to be getting a CGC 9.8 grade while in some other cases…

September 13, 2009 / / Diary of a Comic Book Goddess Comments closed

Last updated on June 3rd, 2013 at 11:55 amFor the past two weeks, Ive been deep in the final research stages of my major research paper, which is a feminist analysis of comic books and comic book adaptations. Once this is done (hopefully by next week *fingers crossed!*) and provided all goes well mark-wise, I¹ll have my MA in comic…

September 12, 2009 / / Forum Trolling Comments closed

Last updated on November 25th, 2014 at 01:29 pmLet’s look into the cesspool that we call the internet and see what we can dredge up from the internet forum pool. http://www.606studios.com/bendisboard/showthread.php?t=182401 There’s not actually any content by Bendis in this thread. But the post is a repost by him of an article in the Village Voice entitled” Why I will…