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
Hero and villain often have something in common, but this strange coincidence is one few fans would expect.
Batman never kills, unless he faces this one particular villain. Then, he seems to be more than ready to let the bad guy die.
Superman and Batman are best friends, but that doesn’t mean they don’t want to kill each other sometimes. How does Superman cope?
The Justice League’s plan to liberate Earth from the Phantom Zone just might have backfired, leaving Superman with a big problem.
It's hard to resist the urge to fight back, but Superman's tactic to save the day is a refreshing idea that can be applied to real life.
The recent death of a longtime supporting cast member is likely to stick for awhile, and fans should be on the lookout for another.
Geoff Johns shares his approach to the title during his spotlight panel, and it's evocative of the classic-era Shazam.
Batman actor Ben Affleck has revealed via an Instagram post that he has successfully completed his latest stay in alcohol rehab.
The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman has confirmed that Rick's death on the AMC series will differ from his comic book demise.
Dick Grayson has been drastically affected by being shot in the head, and there may be more to these changes than he's letting on.
KGBeast has always been a notable villain, but changes to his backstory stand to elevate the character further.
While now known simply as The Beast, Batman #56 reaffirms the villain's connection to Russia and reveals when his origin actually began.
Doctor Manhattan takes a Golden Age hero off the board in Doomsday Clock #7. But is he the first? And will there be more?
The term "rebirth" has been bandied about for two years, but now readers might have some idea of what it actually means.
Batman's encounters with a slew of magic-oriented and supernatural characters is strangely fitting in this darker reality.
Superman #3 reveals how the Earth ended up in the Phantom Zone, but hints at a more far-reaching explanation.
The consequences of Peter and Spider-Man's separation continue to worsen, with aftereffects certain linger after they're rejoined.
In defending Mr. Freeze's innocence, Bruce also condemns Batman's legacy. Is he another step closer to hanging up the cape?