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On Being A Marvel, Not A DC

Today I did something I’ve never done before. I went to a comic shop and bought more Marvel comics than DC ones. I picked up sixteen comics, and only six were DC. Seven were Marvel, and three were Image. This … Continue reading

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Before Watchmen

Of course I didn’t buy it. What do you think I am? I torrented it, of course. And if DC want to complain about me taking their copyrighted work, the work that talented artists put time and effort into, and … Continue reading

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DC Liveblogging Part Two

Today I’m going to go through the next batch of new number one issues from DC’s ‘new 52’. And like last time, I’m going to read each comic straight through once, then blog my immediate reaction, rather than a more … Continue reading

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Liveblogging My Reaction To The New DC

For the last couple of years my enthusiasm for superhero comics has been steadily waning. This is not because I’ve somehow ‘grown up’ or ‘got over it’ or any of that nonsense, but because DC Comics have very deliberately, consciously, … Continue reading

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Rebooting The DC Universe

Blame plok. I had a post all planned out for today, about Morrison’s Frankenstein, and about the resurgence of Arianism in the 17th century, but then I read this, and now I have to do my own “How would I … Continue reading

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Eschatology & Escapology 3: They Call Me Mister Miracle

A revised and improved version of this essay is in my book Sci-Ence! Justice Leak! – hardback, paperback, PDF, Kindle (US), Kindle (UK), all other ebook formats “You heard it direct from the mouth of science itself, nothing but nothing … Continue reading

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Eschatology & Escapology 2: Desperate Scientists, Last Hope

A revised and improved version of this essay is in my book Sci-Ence! Justice Leak! – hardback, paperback, PDF Kindle (US), Kindle (UK), all other ebook formats “Doomed planet Desperate scientists Last hope Kindly couple” All-Star Superman #1 by Grant … Continue reading

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