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Read Between the Lines: DC REBIRTH & the Great Side-Eye

Read Between the Lines: DC REBIRTH & the Great Side-Eye

30 years ago, Moore, Miller, Morrison, and their artistic collaborators, began the great deconstruction of the super-hero narrative form. That has continued on and off (mostly on) ever since. But there have been very few creators who dedicate themselves to the reconstruction of the super-hero narrative form. Geoff Johns is one of them. In reading Rebirth


The Million Dollar Question in DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH

And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, slouches towards Bethlehem to be born? – The Second Coming, W.B. Yeats   DC Universe: Rebirth #1 is a strange comic to try to organize thoughts around. It’s nearly impossible to judge as a story or really approach from the perspective of craft because it’s



DC was my first foray into comics. My story began with animated series, which then lead me to my fondness for Green Lantern. While X-Men and Spider-Man mark these experiences, nothing touched me like the man wearing a green power ring, which made me ask for Green Lantern comics one Christmas. Fast forward years later


Review and Analysis: DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1

DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1 Written by Geoff Johns Art by Gary Frank, Ethan Van Sciver, Ivan Reis, Phil Jimenez, Joe Prado, Matt Santorelli, Brad Anderson, Jason Wright, Gabe Eltaeb, and Hi-Fi Published by DC Comics Release Date: May 25, 2016 A hero returns — and opens the floodgates for the rebirth of the entire DC


Interview: Making MUNCH and MERZ with Steffen Kverneland and Lars Fiske

Editor’s Note: This interview has been translated from Norwegian and originally appeared in the literary journal Bokvennen. With the recent release of Munch, from Self Made Hero, the most renowned Norwegian graphic novel is available without learning the language of the great painter himself. Steffen Kverneland’s biography of Edvard Munch is the first and only


Representation and Health 101: AMERICA CHAVEZ

It’s time for a star-spangled new Representation and Health 101! The character I’m going to discuss today is one who I immediately found intriguing. I discovered her in the pages of the latest volume of Young Avengers, but she actually showed up a couple of years before in 2011. She’s a young powerhouse with a


Interview: Rucka, Sharp, and Scott Rebirth WONDER WOMAN

One of the most eagerly anticipated series of DC Comics’ upcoming Rebirth is not just one book — but TWO-IN-ONE, as returning writer Greg Rucka relaunches Wonder Woman with two alternating stories, each with an exceptional artist at the helm. The first, “The Lies,” is an ongoing story set in the present day illustrated by


Interview: Scott Snyder and Tom King Rebirth BATMAN

If super-hero comics are about anything, they’re about renewal and cycles of rebirth. I mean, just days after seeing “The Last Batman Interview with Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo” — capping off a glourious five-year run on the title — we’re right back where we started with Snyder talking about Batman: Rebirth #1. Only this


Interview: Jeff Parker and Doc Shaner Face the FUTURE QUEST

When the news of DC Comics’ new Hanna Barbera line hit the Internet, there was a fair share of skepticism about how the four titles — Scooby Apocalypse, Wacky Raceland, The Flintstones, and Future Quest — would live up to fan expectation. With one resounding exception. No one — and I say no one —