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Comics Chat – Week of November 18th

A new feature we’re starting today: here’s what I thought of the comics I read this week! Star Wars – Vader Down #1 Jason Aaron (Writer) and Mike Deodato (Artist) The start of the first big Star Wars comics crossover … Continue reading

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“Actions speak louder than words. Violent actions speaking the loudest.” – Arkham Origins

A swimming pool high up in a classy hotel tower: I swing up to a gothic stone gargoyle (which was installed in a high rise hotel swimming pool because that’s just the design sense in Gotham city). From my perch … Continue reading

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“Drop the bat.” – Gotham

Last year Marvel debuted Agents of SHIELD, a TV series about the agency that manages the Avengers…where the Avengers never showed up. This week, DC debuted Gotham, a show about Batman’s famous city… in the years before Batman showed up. … Continue reading

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“He’s hunting” – The Meek (Batman #34)

Realism in superhero comics is a tricky thing. Injecting real-world logic and consequences has led to successes like Watchmen or the Ultimate Marvel stories of the early 2000’s. (It’s led to plenty of bad stories too, but how and ever…) … Continue reading

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“I’m not gonna like this, am I?” – Son of Batman

Hooboy. I try to strike a positive tone when I write these pieces and keep the focus on the merits of the piece of pop culture I’m talking about, but…. Hooboy. After his grandfather, A-list Bat-villain Ra’s Al Ghul, is … Continue reading

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