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Truth, Justice, and Unprecedented Achievements: 'Action Comics #1000'

A major milestone 80 years in the making acts as a fitting reminder of how true icons endure.

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A Stiff Drink of Humility in 'Superman #40'

A drunk Superman is both entertaining and insightful.

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Revealing Strengths and Vulnerabilities

Superman reveals his identity and spends a day without his powers, but he still finds a way to be a heroic ideal.

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The (Lost) Promise of Paradise: "Superman #36"

Superman faces a daunting challenge to his principles and ideals, but he ends up not having to confront it.

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Evil Defeats Evil: "Forever Evil #7"

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

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Is It Just Us?

Imagine a weird ending to Back to the Future where Doc Brown never shows up and Marty McFly convinces himself it was all just a dream. The sequel is just Marty living an everyday life. Now ask yourself what are your expectations of the DC reboot.

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Geoff Johns' Green Lantern Finally Buried in the Light

With the series coda to Geoff Johns' six-year run on Green Lantern just completed, the once bright Silver Age hero's adventures leave a bitter taste, more because of magical promise of Johns' early work.

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TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011... Number 4

The 2010-2011 season meant saying farewell to cult favorites Friday Night Lights and Smallville, as well as the ongoing mania surrounding one of TV's most mediocre shows, Glee.

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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.

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Justice Society of America #1-4

Geoff John's new Justice Society series foregrounds new heroes taking up the historic lineage of the JSA, emphasizing the familial bounds, both figurative and literal, of the team.

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Infinite Crisis #1-7

Greg Oleksiuk discusses the issue of continuity in DC's massive Infinite Crisis.

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