YOUNGBLOOD #3

Written by Chad Bowers Drawn by Jim Towe Colored by Juan Manuel Rodriguez Lettered by Rus Wooton Published by Image Comics PREVIOUSLY: YOUNGBLOOD #2 I’m going to try to be lighter on potential spoilers for this. This issue opens with a flashback showing how Petra recruited Doc Rocket to the team, and why she did,…

YOUNGBLOOD #2

Written by Chad Bowers Drawn by Jim Towe Colored by Juan Manuel Rodriguez Lettered by Rus Wooton Published by Image Comics PREVIOUSLY: YOUNGBLOOD #1 This issue opens with a flashback, showing how Petra/Gunner/Vogue tracked down the new Sentinel. A kid named Dolante who idealized the original Sentinel, until he discovered that Sentinel was a murderer…

YOUNGBLOOD #1

Written by Chad Bowers Drawn by Jim Towe Colored by Juan Manuel Rodriguez Lettered by Rus Wooton Published by Image Comics Alright, 25 years after it’s illustrious debut, Rob Liefeld’s premier superhero team YOUNGBLOOD is back! Yes, again. Admittedly, even for a hardcore longtime fan such as myself, I’m unaware of how many attempts at…

BATFLECK BEGINS!

MATT REEVES CONFIRMS BEN AFFLECK IS STILL ATTACHED TO “THE BATMAN” Ever since Ben Affleck dropped out of directing The Batman there has been some concern over whether he would still playing the Caped Crusader in future DC Extended Universe projects, with rumours suggesting he “wants out” of the DCEU in the wake of the…

The SHAZAM! Archives Vol. 3

Writers: Rod Reed, C.C. Beck, Unknown Artists: C.C. Beck, George Tuska, Pete Costanza, Mac Raboy Foreword by Michael Uslan Published by DC COMICS This hardcover edition collects at series of stories originally published in 1941. Again, despite conventional wisdom of the “whimsical” nature of Captain Marvel’s earliest adventures, this edition, like Vol. 1 and Vol…

The SHAZAM! Archives Vol. 2

Written by Bill Parker, Joe Simon Art by C.C. Beck, Jack Kirby, Pete Costanza, Charles Sultan Forward by R.C. Harvey Published by DC Comics R.C. Harvey begins his Foreward to this 2nd Hardcover collection of early Captain Marvel comics by pointing out how these stories dispel the common myth that Captain Marvel’s stories were always…

The SHAZAM! Archives Vol. 1

Written by Bill Parker Drawn by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza Foreword by Richard A. Lupoff Published by DC Comics This hardcover book is the first collected edition of stories of the original Captain Marvel, who has long been my favorite superhero. Within these pages are the first 14 stories in which Captain Marvel appeared,…

KATHY GRIFFIN WAS WRONG

Not cool. Totally not cool. For the record, I have been a fan of Kathy Griffin for years. I mean, not a super-hardcore fan or anything. But back when it was on, I’d catch an episode of her TV show My Life On The D-List now and then back in the day, and I’ve enjoyed…