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MISTER MIRACLE: The Face At The End of This Boom Tube

MISTER MIRACLE: The Face At The End of This Boom Tube

Trying to talk about Tom King and Mitch Gerad’s work on Mister Miracle feels like being asked to explain the meaning of life. Or, Anti-Life, even. While, sure, there are some examples within the 300 pages of the Mister Miracle trade paperback that supports specific views of what Anti-Life and Life Equations could be, ultimately

Review: BATMAN #62

BATMAN #62 Written by Tom King Art by Mitch Gerads, Clayton Cowles Edited by Jamie S. Rich and Brittany Holzherr Published by DC Comics Release Date: January 9, 2019 ***SPOILER WARNING*** Batman #62 is a deliriously delicious disaster piece that all at once illustrates the fractured mindscape of The Dark Knight, recaps Tom King’s entire run

Review: BATMAN #61

BATMAN #61 Written by Tom King Art by Travis Moore, Tamra Bonvillain, and Clayton Cowles Edited by Jamie S. Rich and Brittany Holzherr Published by DC Comics Release Date: December 19, 2018 Batman #61 is yet another devastatingly disturbing cut in Tom King’s surgical dissection of The Dark Knight’s psyche. After the cataclysmic cliffhanger of

Pushing Through the Pain of HEROES IN CRISIS

Comics like the currently on-going Heroes in Crisis story by Tom King are probably the hardest to critique. I feel like something is wrong with it, yet the subjects around which the story revolves, therapy and trauma, are things about which I know little outside of anecdotal evidence and experience. Or, to re-state the premise

The Writing on the Wall: Poison Ivy and HEROES IN CRISIS

Way back in 1994, when I was around the age of 10, I remember watching the “House & Garden” episode of Batman: The Animated Series. The main focus of the story, which was written by Paul Dini and directed by Boyd Kirkland, was about how Pamela Isley (Poison Ivy) had been allowed to leave Arkham

Review: BATMAN #60

BATMAN #60 Written by Tom King Art by Mikel Janín, Jordie Bellaire, Jorge Fornes, Clayton Cowles Edited by Brittany Holzherr and Jamie S. Rich Published by DC Comics Release Date: December 5, 2018 What Happened To The Lights Tom King and Mikel Janín’s part three of “The Tyrant Wing” is filled with bloody fists, beautiful

Review: BATMAN #57

BATMAN #57 Written by Tom King Art by Tony S. Daniel, Tomeu Morey, Clayton Cowles, Mark Buckingham and Andrew Pepoy Edited by Brittany Holzherr and Jamie S. Rich Published by DC Comics Release Date: October 17, 2018 The Coldest of Battles Tom King and Tony Daniel’s conclusion to this short arc “Beasts of Burden” mixes

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