Regarding COMM events|
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REGARDING THESE EVENTS
Cass and the Mosh Pit|
( Cass and *gasp* a supporting cast behind the cut )
I've never been a Green Arrow fan. When I was a kid I was annoyed by his JLA membership. Most kids do not understand subtleties so to me he was a boring Robin Hood/Batman concept. Those feeling did adjust as I matured, but never quite went away.
Until Justice #10
Supergirl is mind controlled and holding family and friends of the Justice League as hostages. Green Arrow & Black Canary are on a covert mission to take Supergirl down with a kryptonite arrow. Clayface is chasing them down so they haven't much time.
Batman vs. the Spartans ...|
Another reason DCAU rules. Check out the team-ups in the Batman Brave and the Bold comic book.
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Current Music: Bat for lashes "Pearl's dream"
Tags: title: batman the brave and the bold
The Sexual Imagery of Batwoman|
Tags: char: batwoman/kate kane, publisher: dc comics
F-yeah week: Young Conan versus a wolf|
Conan of Cimmeria, at eight years old, fights a hungry wolf.
Tags: title: conan, creator: kurt busiek, creator: greg ruth, publisher: dark horse, series: f-yeah week
Tags: creator: greg ruth, creator: kurt busiek, publisher: dark horse, series: f-yeah week, title: conan
The Scary Hulk|
The first two issues of THE INCREDIBLE HULK back in 1962 showed the character as a genuine monster right out of Universal horror movie. He was essentially a werewolf version of the Frankenstein Monster. Every night, Bruce Banner changed against his will into the Hulk. Jack Kirby drew the brute very much in the Karloff image; in the first issue, the Hulk even kept Banner's ripped suit jacket, a nice touch.(The torn shreds of white shirt were a great visual reminder of the transformation from a normal human, but which has long been abandoned.)The Hulk was hostile and murderous (he intended to kill Rick Jones at first ("As for you-- you are the only one who knows who I really am!")
Adding to the terror that the Hulk inspired was that no one knew anything about him. He just appeared out of nowhere to cause destruction, and the fact he only came out at night made him seem scarier. I've wondered how the character would be remembered if he had stayed this way for a few issues before his title folded and then only made a few sporadic appearances to fight Marvel's heroes. It didn't turn out that way, of course. By the third issue, the Hulk had broadened out to be four feet across and had been turned into a mindless servant of Rick Jones. Then he changed so he had Bruce Banner's mind and was sort of a super-hero for a while (a rather crude and unpredictable one). He's been through dozens of phases since then, to the point where there doesn't seem to be a real Hulk, just whichever version is being used at the moment.Steve Ditko only inked Kirby two or three times when deadlines were tight-- why have him ink when he could be pencilling? -- but the results were a great combination of Kirby dynamics and Ditko mood. This Hulk seems genuinely menacing.
creator: jack kirby, creator: stan lee, publisher: marvel, char: the incredible hulk
Tags: char: hulk/bruce banner, creator: jack kirby, creator: stan lee, publisher: marvel comics
Dick goes for the obvious|
in-joke: context is for the weak, char: batman/bruce wayne, char: robin/nightwing/dick grayson, char: robin/red hood/jason todd
Tags: char: batman/bruce wayne, char: robin/nightwing/dick grayson, char: robin/red hood/jason todd, in-joke: context is for the weak
Not Going Silently in the Night|
About a week ago I did a post about, where I expressed some opinions about the general evolution of fight scenes in comic books and the difficulties in having two established characters face off in a fight. I also posted some scenes which I intended to exemplify different ways to fail in writing a good fight scene, but I promised to later do a post in which I would focus on fights where a character is essentially squashed by a superior opponent and still managing to come off relatively strong. I doubt that it will come to a huge surprise to anyone that the character squashed in these scenes will be Batman, but I'm certain you all also understand that we all have our dangerous obsessions, which limit our ability to enjoy normal. Anyway, to the scans themselves.
Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #2|
Tags: char: flash thompson, char: kong/kenny mcfarlane, char: mary jane watson, char: shadowcat/kitty pryde, creator: brian michael bendis, creator: david lafuente, title: ultimate comics spider-man
More Cass character moments|
( Cass trying on a dress )
( Cass being a slob )
( How Cass eats )
( Cass and Azrael )
Tags: char: alfred pennyworth, char: azrael/jean paul valley, char: batgirl/cassandra cain, char: batgirl/oracle/barbara gordon, event: no man's land, title: batgirl
AMAZING #151, #152, #153: A different look at the Peter/MJ relationship|
I posted this panel earlier this month. I thought I would add some context from the three issues.
So, how did we get to MJ raging out at Peter. It all starts with a party... hosted by J. Jonah Jameson?
( A blackout interrupts a party. Also: succotash! )
BN isn't the only comic with returning characters...|
With DC's Blackest Night bringing back DEAD fan favorite characters as heart hungry zombies, I decided, to make a post of from a recent issue of Sonic Universe (recent to me since I just bought it from the bookstore) which they bring back a character as a monster. Who is it? Click and see.
Spoiler Policy Reminder|
Hi all, a quick reminder of our spoiler policy: "Spoilers. Generally speaking, information that gives away the plot or the "fun stuff" about a story. Practically speaking, everybody has slightly different definitions of what spoils a story for them, so here's our policy: all inside content of a comic two months old or younger is a spoiler. All solicitation information is spoilery. However, comics covers are not spoilers."
So please remember that when discussing the events of a current issue, solicitation, or preview, keep spoilery info (ex.: "When we last left the Justice League, they were in the clutches of Egg Fu's Matter Eater Ray when Jean Grey came back from the dead to save them!") behind a cut. Thanks!
Tags: admin: faq, admin: mod post
Ant-Man: Two Versions - What a dick/What an awesome guy|
Ant-Man is kind of a dick. I mean, he's always picking on Robin. Wait. Huh?
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I dare you to tell me that's not the Hank Pym you want to see.