Happy Halloween interweb, Nate here. So during my review of Fant4stic I had a poll up for my Halloween Special and between the Top 10 Gothic Superhero Costumes or a Comixplanation on Death in Comics and I think it’s pretty obvious on which one won. This list is pretty simply: it’s my personal favorite Gothic superhero costumes. So basically if it’s mostly black with maybe some white, purple, or blue, than it qualifies. Let’s get the the list!
Hello interweb, Nate here. So Bruce Timm, who was the man responsible for the DCAU, is making a brand new DC animated movie! Considering that Justice League: War (which Bruce Timm was not a part of whatsoever) was the first of the bad DC animated movies to have come out in recent years, it’s nice to see a man who actually knows what he’s doing take a shot at it. But this isn’t it, right?…Right?…Riiiight???? (more…)
Hello interweb, Nate here. So while I’m revisiting episodes of Justice League to get ready for Friday’s list, I thought I would take today to review a title that I’ve been wanting to read and review for a while: Blue Beetle Volume 8. I’ve already reviewed the first 3 issues of the New 52 Blue Beetle (reviews of issues 1, 2, and 3) so I decided to check out Jaime Reyes’s first comic book run. The only problem is I got the entire run from my library as trades (the list of trades for this run is below) and I actually couldn’t get my hands on the one called Blue Beetle: Black and Blue. Usually I would be find with this, but since I’m reviewing the series I kinda feels like this would make the review incomplete. So just keep that in mind. Also since I’m reviewing the entire run I’m not going to do my usual format and instead I’ll just talk about the book similarly to how I did my FCBD reviews. (more…)
Hello interweb, Nate here. Wow, my 100th post. It’s kinda hard to believe that I’ve done 100 of these things. With such a milestone I felt like I should do something special. Originally I was going to do a countdown but I decided against that as that would be too obvious. So I wanted to do something different from my past specials. So I decided to review a comic. So why this comic? Well as most of you know by now, the New 52 is ending with Convergence and as such I decided to read arguably the New 52’s best known story: Justice League: Origins (consisting of #1-6 of the New 52’s Justice League). Of course since this story consists of six issues this will be similar to my Civil War review however this does not have as many characters so I’m not going to put these characters in alphabetical order or anything like that. So with that said, let’s do this! (more…)
Hello interweb, Nate here. So I decided I wanted to get more Comic Book Reviews out there. So what comic should I review first? What about the first story arc of the New 52 Blue Beetle title: Metamorphosis. Because the story arc covers the first 3 issues of the New 52 Blue Beetle title, this review will be split into three parts. Part 2 can be found here, and part 3 can be found here. (more…)
Hello interweb, Nate here. So with convergence on its way, I started to think about the last reboot (which happened only 5 years ago), the New 52, and I remembered that while I never really hated the reboot and also never really loved it either, there were several things it did that ticked me off. So I decided to compile a list of some characters the New 52 tried to modernize and failed to do so (unless “modernize” is synonymous with “over complicate and insulting” then yeah they succeeded, but that’s obviously not good). While a few of these may be nitpicks, most of these I honestly feel the New 52 just ruined a few characters.