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Tuesday, July 29 2014

Immigrants and Aliens: "Superman #33"

Superman is not an alien. He is an immigrant. There is a difference.

Monday, June 2 2014

Evil Defeats Evil: "Forever Evil #7"

Fighting evil with evil by being good, thereby serving evil.

Tuesday, September 3 2013

Evil Triumphs: "Justice League #23"

Good is supposed to triumph over evil. Heroes are supposed to beat the villains. But in the final chapter of Trinity War, everything that is supposed to happen in the modern superhero mythos is turned upside down.

Monday, July 25 2011

DC's 'Flashpoint' Shows Why We Should Make Demands of Our Art

While Flashpoint might seem nothing more than an interregnum prior to DC's September reboot, Geoff Johns manages perhaps the most credible meditation on current events and the best use of the superhero genre to date.

Wednesday, December 1 2010

The Trial of the Flash: Geoff Johns' Relaunch of the Silver Age Flash

Even before Silver Age Flash Barry Allen's 300-plus-issue run on the title drew to a close, his character arc was spinning out of control. Johns' relaunch brings a return to those days of exubernace of Wild Science.

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