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Covered 365: Day 148

Justice League #148, DC Comics, November 1977 – Artist: Rich Buckler. I’ve always liked Rich Buckler and actually have a friend named Vince that used to ghost for Rich back in the 1970s, Vince helped Rich draw FF #161 and…

Grant Morrison

52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week. Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Grant Morrison is in the spotlight this week, with a look at his work with DC’s Man Of Steel.

How Much For Everything?

But isn't that implicitly what Marvel and DC state by having a shared universe for their stories? If all their stories are great and if they all have the same heroes who live in the same world then wouldn't I want to buy every book they produce? I decided to get out the Previews Guide and a calculator to answer this rhetorical question. I used the January 2014 Previews as a proxy for the entire year on the assumption that some months will have fewer books and some months will have more but overall it will probably average out. I didn't include books not in the shared universe and I didn't include collected editions.

Cool stuff in my stash

My collection is quite minimal and modest compared to most… to be honest. But I do own a few little gems that are definitely cool and I wanted to share the highlights here and encourage you to do the same,…

Justice League Cover Sketch Progress #3

Welcome to the final installment of my little fan-art post. The aim here was to show the journey of an idea as it evolves from the murky depths of my frenzied fanboy brain, through my mildly capable fingertips and onto a page…

Undervalued Spotlight #118

Justice League of America #9, DC Comics, February 1962 DC’s new Justice League has dominated the comic sales charts since the book launched DC’s New 52 back in the last week of August 2011. The title has been the best…

DC Reboot

Like you didn’t see this coming a mile a way. I’m writing this on Tuesday.  The day of the big DC announcement that they are rebooting the DC universe. 52 titles starting with a new Justice League #1 on August…