A new dynamic between Krypto and Streaky sets up a foundation for the Rebirth era of DC Comics' Super-Pets team.
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
Doomsday Clock #1 works well as a sequel and as a commentary on current America, but its connections to the DC Universe remain a mystery.
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Joshua Williamson gives Dark Nights: Metal fans a reason to buy this issue, and Howard Porter wows them once they do.
Batman's become notorious for keeping secrets from his allies that end up backfiring against him – will this be another such secret?
Peter J. Tomasi and Francis Manapul's Dark Night is the deadliest yet, and made more tragic by way of this Batman's journey to get there.
It's been over 30 issues since James Tynion IV introduced a new team of Bat-folks, so it's high time we knew what to call them.
Lex Luthor's become a good guy before, but Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason make it look like it might stick this time -- maybe.
Tom King and Joëlle Jones kick off Bruce and Selina's engagement by breaking a few rules, including who gets to tell the Robins.
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