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Grumpy Old Fan | Snow-day comics
Winter finally caught up with the Memphis suburbs over the past couple of weeks, bringing nasty bouts with freezing rain and (currently) a little snow. Digging out from under the …
Grumpy Old Fan | 43 for 43
Every week, hard as it may be to believe, I try honestly to offer something I think might interest the larger group of DC Domics superhero readers. However, this week …
Grumpy Old Fan | Retired … or “Doomed?”
(This starts out cynical, but it gets better.) DC’s superhero line is essentially an intellectual-property farm. Every new issue cements the company’s hold on its existing characters and/or introduces new …
Angela Bassett to the Wall in “Green Lantern”
Angela Bassett joins "Green Lantern" as Amanda Waller, a noted character in many DC Comics titles and stories. Waller previously appeared on "Justice League Unlimited" and "Smallville."
The One Thing I Got From Final Crisis: A Spinoff Series I’d Like To See
I enjoyed the climax of Final Crisis, and the series as a whole, even if I can’t articulate why, really. Certainly not in the way that the Savage Critic crew …
FINAL CRISIS FLASHBACK: Mr. Terrific
Physicist, lawyer, psychologist, chemist, mathematician, millionaire, superhero. Michael Holt is the genius behind the JSA and Checkmate. Join CBR as we look at the many talents of Mr. Terrific.