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Send in the Hoods: DEATHSTROKE, NIGHTHAWK, and the State of Violence in Chicago

Send in the Hoods: DEATHSTROKE, NIGHTHAWK, and the State of Violence in Chicago

If you could choose, would you want to live in Metropolis or Gotham City? Here’s the thing. I live in both. Chicago is the template for both of those iconic cities in recent films (The Dark Knight and Man of Steel), but rarely seen just as itself in comic book form, and even less frequently when

Transmyscira: DEATHSTROKE #11

DEATHSTROKE #11 Written by Priest Art by Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz Published by DC Comics Release Date: January 25, 2017 I feel the pain of my city wherever I go. – Kanye West, Murder to Excellence Chicago is a city that haunts the public imagination like no other. It’s ostensibly the city’s murder rate

Representation and Health 101: Black Creators

It’s sad to say, but it’s the last day of the Representation and Health Black History Spectacular. For the twenty-eight days prior, I’ve looked at some astounding Black characters, from Monica Rambeau to Anissa Pierce and Isaiah Bradley to Virgil Hawkins. Today, though, I wanted to take a slightly different spin. For the last day

Review: CONVERGENCE: DETECTIVE COMICS #2

CONVERGENCE: DETECTIVE COMICS #2 Written by Len Wein Art by Denys Cowan, Bill Sienkiewicz, and Chris Sotomayor Published by DC Comics Release Date: May 27, 2015 The Earth Two Robin and Huntress may still be mourning their father’s death, but that won’t forestall the face-to-face confrontration with the Red Son Superman. But the real challenge

Review: DJANGO UNCHAINED HC

DJANGO UNCHAINED HC Based on the Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino Adapted by Reginald Hudlin Art by R.M. Guera, Denys Cowan, Danijel Zezelj, and Jason LaTour Published by DC Comics/Vertigo Release Date: November 6, 2013 Film adaptations in comic book form are really tricky endeavors. In most cases, I’d argue they’re not worth doing, as they

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