On Stephanie Brown’s Batgirl

I’d like to take a moment to talk about the most underrated of in-continuity Batgirls: Stephanie Brown.  Now don’t get me wrong. I love Barbara Gordon, and I love Cassandra Cain. They can both beat the crap out of pretty much anything, and on top of that, they are both well rounded, funny characters with […]

DC Comics’ September Super Mega Happy Funtime Reboot

So the big big comic book news in the last two weeks has been the reboot plan of the DC Universe. They are starting with 52 #1 books. Starting from scratch. People are getting new origins, new stories, new line-ups, new love interests, and some characters are going to disappear complete. They seem to be […]

Thank Phil Noto!

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So the other day a couple pieces of art circulated. They’re by Greg Horn. They’re…less than flattering.                       Yep. That happened. So wonderful Phil Noto, as a gift to Gail Simone and Marjorie Liu drew this: So thanks, Phil Noto! It’s nice to know that […]

Comics Pick of the Week: Jennifer Blood

I always wind up forgiving Garth Ennis. I know a lot of people don’t. I know a lot of people think that if it’s true that a writer puts their own personal experiences into their work, then Ennis has led the bloodiest, most disturbing, debauched and terrifying life in the history of ever. People die […]

Batman and Robin #19: The Mansplainer Follow Up

With Cornell’s last issue, we find out what was really going on with Una Nemo, our psychotic comic book straw feminist from last month. Surprise! The whole dead ex-girlfriend thing was just a front! Vikki Vale is fine (even though she’s tied up in a cupboard; girl can’t catch a break!), and the Dead Ex […]