Tenth Metal is logically and brilliantly shown as something that's been around for decades, but its capabilities are actually far greater.
Jim is a freelance writer who started writing for CBR in 2013. He had worked previously at Comics Buyer's Guide since 1997 as a writer, reviewer, and online columnist. He has also written for other various comics-related publications and websites, covered comic conventions, and appeared in video commentaries. Occasionally, he's been known to interview creative professionals including comic writers and artists, actors, and musicians. His love of pop culture began with Star Wars, followed by comics shortly thereafter. Forever a rock n roll aficionado, he's also an unapologetic KISS and Trans-Siberian Orchestra fan. And he's always willing to try a new hot sauce or microbrew – especially if someone else is buying. He also fancies himself as a photographer now and again. If you're nice, he can be found on Twitter as @QuiGonJimm.
Articles by Jim Johnson
The exploration of Poison Ivy's character in Tom King and Mikel Janin's Batman #43 bring into question whether she's really poisonous at all.
Batman finishes its major Poison Ivy arc, and it appears as though Gotham City will come out of it a much, much safer place.
Writer James Tynion IV begins the final arc of his two-year Detective Comics run, and it tragically typifies why his time on the title has been terrific.
One villain and one supporting character undergo quick and unexpected changes – but why?
Everyone loves Poison Ivy, sure, but this issue Batman figures out how, while the villain herself reveals the why.
The Bat-family convenes to pass judgment on Batwoman, but it's Batman himself who perhaps faces the worst judgment.
Batwoman makes her move, but will that also mean a career-changing decision for other members of the Bat-family?
If it's a cosmic Marvel story, then it has to feature Captain Marvel - yes, even that one.
Batman #41's story is called Everyone Loves Ivy, but everyone will also love this latest masterpiece from Tom King and Mikel Janín.
After Batwoman's bold and deadly decision last issue, she seems to be going down the dark path recently foretold by future Tim Drake.
Is Batman's symbol an iconic representation of a hero of the night, or is it actually something much more important?
While intended to generate interest in the upcoming event, the issue largely succeeds in its inclusive recap of Adam Warlock's history.
He hasn't even done anything yet, but Plastic Man has been set up as one of the series' most critical characters.
A very simple tweak to the story of Eel O'Brian's accident gives Plastic Man a much deeper connection to the rest of the DC Universe.
It's a trinket that was probably won in a carnival game, but the Comedian's button's travels since then have spanned the multiverse.
The Comedian's iconic button already made its way to the DCU once, but now does so again. How is that even possible?
Days of Hate's main characters' broken relationship symbolize a fractured America, their animosity is a troubling microcosm of its possible future.
There are several suspects who might bring the Gotham Knights down from within, but one has just been promoted to the front of the lineup.
The splash page full of significant past moments of DC Comics history is worth scrutiny, so here's a closer look – no magnifying glass required.