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Who Exactly Are THE TERRIFICS?

Who Exactly Are THE TERRIFICS?

At San Diego Comic Con today, DC Comics hosted a surprise guest, writer Jeff Lemire, who announced that he will make his return to DC in 2018 to work on a brand new title with rotating artists Ivan Reis and Doc Shaner. The Terrifics, lead by Mr. Terrific, will consist of four heroes having strange

Tugging at the Strings: A Guide to DC REBIRTH Threads

It’s been about 13 months since DC Comics released its 80-page giant of a comic declaring a brand new era for DC Comics. 13 months since writer Geoff Johns bid adieu to writing monthly comics after a five year run on Justice League, nine years re-imagining the entire Green Lantern mythos, two separate runs (no

COMIC LOVE: My Youth in Comic Book Detroit

Beginnings, in life and literature, make or break a story. Writers can agonize over their first line (as I, not coincidentally, just did) to ensure the reader is hooked immediately into a world about to unfold. Challenging, yet convenient, is the ability to rewrite, revise, and retcon your story until it is the perfect synthesis

Music and the Makers: Bringing Life to Comic Books

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. – Plato It may sound like an advertising tag line, but music inspires our lives. One of the first things we do when getting in our car

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