Who's the Real Winner in 'Superman vs Muhammad Ali'? | 6 Jun 2016 // 4:45 AM
Superman is earnest and virtuous; he is the world's finest. Ali's braggadocio and poetry and strength of character are on display; he is the greatest.
It's Alive! The Changing Face of Dick Briefer's Frankenstein | 22 Oct 2015 // 9:30 PM
Dick Briefer's Frankenstein was a patchwork monster, both horrible and hilarious. Few comic book creations can claim as much life as this creature possessed.
Batman and Other Creatures of the Night | 8 Oct 2015 // 9:02 PM
As Halloween approaches, it's time once again to think about the creatures of the night – about ghosts, vampires, werewolves and demons. It's time to think about Batman.
Re-Imagining Pellucidar: Jamie Chase's and Bobby Nash's 'At the Earth's Core' | 24 Sep 2015 // 2:30 AM
Dark Horse, in conjunction with Sequential Pulp Comics, has just issued a marvelous graphic novel adaptation of At the Earth's Core. Pellucidar, and David Innes, are suddenly alive in ways that they have never been before.
X-Men ex nihilo? The Secret Origins of Marvel's Mutant Superheroes | 10 Sep 2015 // 9:00 PM
When Kirby and Lee introduced the X-Men to the world, they did so without recourse to that staple of the superhero genre, the origin story. That doesn't mean that the mutant superheroes arose ex nihilo, however. They clearly have roots in these four classic sci-fi novels.
'Crisis on Infinite Earths' 30 Years On //23.Jul.15
This Dream of You: Selma. Selma, Alabama //19.Jan.15
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Mourning the Death of Gwen Stacy //2.May.14
'Wacky Raceland #1' Is Dark and Unexpected | 27 Jun 2016 // 6:30 AM
For those of us old enough to remember televised Saturday morning cartoons way back when, this take on the genre is a revelation.
The Flash: Season 2, Episode 23 - "The Race of His Life" | 27 May 2016 // 4:06 AM
The sophomore season of The Flash ends with a look forward and a look back.
The Flash: Season 2, Episode 22 - "Invincible" | 19 May 2016 // 4:00 AM
"Invincible" manages to ratchet up the angst in anticipation of the season finale, while still providing tons of fun to counterbalance the menace.
The Flash: Season 2, Episode 20 - "Rupture" | 5 May 2016 // 6:08 AM
The Flash may not have his speed back yet, but this episode takes things full speed ahead.
'Investigating Lois Lane' Is as Smart as, Well, Lois Lane Herself | 5 May 2016 // 3:30 AM
Tim Hanley's book is a compelling read that reveals the ways in which Lois Lane has reflected cultural assumptions about gender.