Blogs, Thoughts from an Unashamed Nerd

No One Does ‘Terrifying’ Like the Joker

From Goodreads.com "Death of the Family" spans multiple titles: Batman, Batman and Robin, Teen Titans, Red Hood and the Outlaws, Nightwing, and Batgirl. A MASSIVE story in which the Joker attacks every member of the Bat-Family in an attempt to prove to Batman that they are weakening him--that he is better off without support or… Continue reading No One Does ‘Terrifying’ Like the Joker

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Aliens, and Heroes, and Zombies… Oh My!

3) DC's Blackest Night From Goodreads.com The Black Lanterns are death incarnate--and they're coming for everything. Can Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps stand in their way? And what about Earth's other heroes--many of whom have been touched by death themselves. What happens when the Black Lantern takes over those heroes? Does Hal Jordan… Continue reading Aliens, and Heroes, and Zombies… Oh My!

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Rainbow Batman and Super-Mullets: Strange Superhero Fashion

Comic books have been around for decades--in that time, a lot has changed. You can see how the writing styles became more serious and complex, and how the stories began to tackle larger issues than just "good guy beats bad guy." But today, I don't want to talk about any of that. I want to… Continue reading Rainbow Batman and Super-Mullets: Strange Superhero Fashion

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What I’ve Learned from Super-Ladies

"All the super ladies, all the super ladies, all the super ladies... Now put your hands up!" Let's talk about women in comics. This can be a controversial issue: Are they truly represented, or are they just eye candy? Are they well-written characters or are they simply catalysts for the male hero's evolution? The answer… Continue reading What I’ve Learned from Super-Ladies

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It’s a Good Time to Be a DC Fan

A couple weeks ago, the teaser trailer dropped for The Batman (starring Robert Pattinson and directed by Matt Reeves). It wowed audiences and pretty much shut-up anyone who thought the former Twilight star couldn't pull of a dark Batman. It was edgy and engaging... and is just one element of an onslaught of memes celebrating… Continue reading It’s a Good Time to Be a DC Fan