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A Brief History Of Time: Unpacking DC’s Reboots, Relaunches & Retcons
CBR's Tom Bondurant provides an overview of major changes to DC's shared universe, from the Golden Age through "Rebirth."
Remembering Carmine Infantino
As part of a career in superhero comics that reached back to their beginnings, Carmine Infantino was one of the pillars of the Silver Age, and not just because he …
Grumpy Old Fan | DC asks ‘WTF?’ for the wrong reasons
When I talked about DC Comics’ April solicitations a few weeks back they hadn’t yet been “WTF-Certified.” (Caleb has an excellent roundup of the WTF specifics, and I am unlikely …
Quote of the Day | Disposable vs. dark
“Sadly, the lesson that was gained from these books was not that comics didn’t need to be hacked-out, disposable, interchangeable stories but could be well written and relevant. Instead what …
Grumpy Old Fan | Chris Roberson, marketing and the Silver Age
There are three things rattling around in my head today: Chris Roberson’s public departure from DC/Vertigo, John Seavey’s empirical evaluation of the Silver Age, and the notion of a Justice …
Grumpy Old Fan | More polish for the Silver Age
Last week I asked why the Silver Age is so pervasive in DC lore. Even though that’s something of a rhetorical question, I felt like it was left largely unanswered. …
50 years ago today, Fantastic Four #1 changed the comics world
As Marvel’s Senior Vice President of Publishing Tom Brevoort notes, 50 years ago today, The Fantastic Four #1 debuted, beginning a 102-issue run by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby — …
Cardy is “The Artist at War”
One of the great artists of the Silver Age, Nick Cardy spoke with CBR News about his new book, collecting the work he did as a young man serving in WWII and provides an exclusive look at the book.
Gorillas Riding Dinosaurs | The Silver Age
Since this is a column about big-concept, adventure comics, I don’t know why it’s taken me this long to talk about the Silver Age, especially as DC did it. A …
Comics cavlacade: Conan, Sinbad and Charlie McCarthy
Anapest: The Autobio Comic by David Chelsea The Kiddy Katty Korner by Milt Gross The First Batman by Bill Finger & Shelly Moldoff Charlie McCarthy comics (one, two) Snooper and …
Send Us Your Shelf Porn!
Who’s ready for another round of Shelf Porn? Oh, let’s not always see the same hands … Our guest this week is artist, blogger and graphic designer Dan Bru, who …