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NUMBERS GAME: DC Comics – December 2012

NUMBERS GAME: DC Comics – December 2012

December is not traditionally a month comic companies can expect great gains, but 2012 was hardly a normal year. Unfortunately, with Marvel Comics’ relaunch of their core titles in full second month swing, the best DC could do, it seems, is keep its head down and keep plugging away, anticipating a new wave of titles

MOM’S COVER WATCH: January 2, 2013

So many covers to choose from this week, after last week’s 17 issue short change of comic releases. It leaves the mother of all comics, Jessica Boyd, in a bind to choose only five of these covers as the best of the week in Mom’s Cover Watch. Usually some of the best covers in comics

Crisis of Epic Proportion: The Illusion of Change

I am always genuinely impressed by the vigor with which fans react to the monthly twists and turns of their favorite comic book. As a testimonial to the power of these characters — and the craft of the creative teams behind them — you can’t beat insane message board and twitter uproar. Meanwhile, it’s completely

COMICS FOR HEROES Presents: The November File

This is the first in what will be a regular series that briefly reviews the books that I (Brian, President and Founder of Comics for Heroes) have read every month. There is no such thing as a bad comic — just one that may not be for you.  One of the great things about comics


ACTION COMICS #14 Written by Grant Morrison and Sholly Fisch Art by Rags Morales and Chris Sprouse Release Date: November 7, 2012 Action Comics, since the launch of the New 52, has been an exercise in contradiction. We’ve seen some of the best characterization of a young hero just learning who he is and getting

Review: SUPERMAN #13

SUPERMAN #13 Written by Scott Lobdell Art by Kenneth Rocafort Release Date: October 24, 2012 It’s your lucky thirteenth issue, Superman! It has unquestionably been a pretty rough year leading up to this month’s release. While many core titles in DC’s line have flourished within the opportunity of new direction, this title clearly floundered. Many


JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 Written by Geoff Johns Art by Jim Lee, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado and David Finch Release Date: August 29, 2012 Year one of the New 52 ends as it began: not with a whimper, but with a bang. Wrapping up the title’s second story arc “The Villain’s Journey,” issue twelve concludes the