Tag Aquaman

Undervalued Spotlight #304

Showcase #79, DC Comics, December 1968. I checked out that Batman V Superman film recently and I liked three quarters of it. If DC/Warner ever figures out a way to avoid 30 minute long over melodramatic Superman death scenes it…

First Aquaman / Arrow Gets $38,837.50

Heritage Auctions had a whole pile of strong comics finish at auction yesterday, Wednesday November the 20th. There was an Action Comics #1 graded CGC 3.0 that realized $310,700. This is a disappointing result coming on the heels of the big…

Undervalued Spotlight #214

Aquaman #11, DC Comics, September 1963 Recently I was lucky enough to pick up a nice run of 1960s Aquaman, there were strong copies of #1, #3, #4, #5, #8, #10 and #13. As I was pricing out the issues…

Man of Steel 2… everyone except Aquaman!

Fast forward to now and you've all heard the news. The sequel to Man of Steel is going to include Batman (played by former "Daredevil" actor Ben Affleck). It will also feature Wonder Woman who will be portrayed by Gal Gadot. There are also rumours that the Arrow TV series may tie into Man of Steel 2, which will bring Arrow and The Flash into the fold. I have also heard of rumours that Nightwing may make an appearance too (this has been speculation with no confirmation... so don't shoot me).

BIFF SOCKO: “Hey Kids: FREE Comics!”

It’s time for another update from BIFF SOCKO, TWO-FISTED NEWSHOUND. Biff Socko covers Comic Book News like zits on the A-V Club. Faster than Perry White! Stronger than J. Jonah Jameson! Hotter than Cat Grant. He is…BIFF SOCKO! DATELINE: COMIC…

“Saving the World, One Purchase at a Time”

It’s time for another update from BIFF SOCKO, TWO-FISTED NEWSHOUND. Biff Socko covers Comic Book News like zits on the A-V Club. Faster than Perry White! Stronger than J. Jonah Jameson! Hotter than Cat Grant! He is…BIFF SOCKO! DATELINE: Anaheim–…

2011 in Review (Part 1)

2011 is coming to a close and since this is my first year writing for Comic Book Daily, I thought I would take this opportunity to highlight some of the highs and lows of the comic book world from my prospective.

Undervalued Spotlight #89

More Fun Comics #73, DC Comics, November 1941 Now here’s a comic book that should be getting a lot more respect and a lot more attention. More Fun #73 introduces two major DC characters, Aquaman and Green Arrow. Both were…

Review: Brightest Day #23

Twelve heroes and villains have their lives returned in the wake of Blackest Night. Each is charged with a task they must complete if earth's ultimate saviour is to arrive in time to save the DCU from the dark avatar that spells their doom. This is Brightest Day.

Review: Brightest Day #20

Writers: Geoff Johns and Peter Tomasi Artists: Ivan Reis and Joe Prado Inkers: Julio Ferreira, Oclair Albert, Norm Rapmund, Marlo Alquiza and Andy Owens Colour: Peter Steigerwald and Nathan Eyring Cover: Gary Frank and Nathan Eyring; Ivan Reis,Joe Prado and…

Review: Brightest Day #16

Writers: Geoff Johns and Peter Tomasi Artists: Ivan Reis, Scott Clark, and Joe Prado Inkers: David Beaty and Oclair Albert Colour: Peter Steigerwald Cover: Gary Frank (with Nathan Eyring) (A), Ivan Reis (with Hi-Fi) (B) Letters: Rob Clark Jr. Publisher:…

Review: Brightest Day by Day | Issue #14

Writers: Geoff Johns and Peter Tomasi Artists: Ivan Reis and Joe Prado Colours: Peter Steigerwald Covers: David Finch; Ivan Reis with Hi-Fi Letters: Rob Clark Jr. Publisher: DC Guess who’s back! Yes, despite all my misgivings about this series I’ve…

Day One at Fan Expo: DC Nation panel

DC comics’ executive editor Dan Didio delivered a dynamic duo of tidbits to Batman fans at Friday’s DC Nation panel. Opening the panel, Didio asked fans what they thought about the direction Batman titles have taken recently. Many applauded DC’s…

Brightest Day by Day | Issue #7

Writers: Geoff Johns and Peter Tomasi Artists: Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason, Scott Clark, Ardian Syaf, Joe Prado Inkers: Vicente Cifuentes, David Beaty, Mark Irwin Colour: Peter Steigerwald and John Starr What do you do when life gets you down and…