Comic Book Implosion

Comic Book Implosion tells the rough tale of a difficult time that is hardly flashy. Or, truthfully, all that significant. The DC Implosion was one such tale. Maybe not entirely unique, but entertaining as hell.

Slugfest: Marvel vs DC

Looking back on 50 years of comic book history, Reed Tucker unleashes his story of the ultimate cosmic combat where punches and fights and battles were not limited to the four-color world of super-heroes and god-like deities, but instead happened between the editors and creators of the two biggest and best of comic book champions:…

Trinity

Bringing together DC’s Big Three for a world-saving spectacle is always an event and in 2003, comicbook-superstar Matt Wagner presented an “untold tale”, a “what-if”, a complete retcon actually, of the trio’s earliest adventures in Trinity. The story is big and bombastic as the heroes travel between the environs of gleaming Metropolis, dirty Gotham, and…

Jonny Double

Looking for a hard boiled tale? One of a down-on-his-luck PI who gets wrapped so tightly around the soft, manicured finger of a femme fatale that he agrees to a bank heist? Want to read about a former hipster now rough-talkin’ zero with a craving for bad beers? Then jump on in to Vertigo’s Jonny…

Sex! Blood! Superheroes!

Watchmen is the latest adaptation by filmmaker Zack Snyder, whose film 300, based on the Frank Miller comic book series of the same name, became a $210 million phenomenon in 2006. Watchmen is also the latest adaptation from the works of Alan Moore (V For Vendetta, From Hell, and, ahem, League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen), much…

Superman Returns, Upgrades and even Reprises

“They can be a great people, Kal-El, they wish to be. They only lack the light to show the way.” The words of Jor-El via Marlon Brando, both spoken from beyond the grave, can not only be referring to the human race, but also director Bryan Singer and his able contingent of writers and fellow…