Supergirl Vol 1: The Killers of Krypton- A Review

 I like Supergirl. She’s a cool character. Unfortunately, for most of her character’s existence, she has never really found her own space to occupy in the DCU. Which is too bad because, as crazy as it sounds for a character who has been around for nearly six decades, I think there’s a lot of potential …

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Superman Sunday Pages: 1943-1946- A Review

  I have this rule about comic strips that I’ve settled into. If the collection is black and white (usually dailies) I think it looks great. A comic book in black and white, although artistically wonderful, just seems too bland for me.  Conversely, comic strips done in color, (usually Sundays) for me show the limitations …

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Batman, Bendis, and Bronze Age- A Few Random Thoughts

 I haven’t posted anything on this site for a while, as you can probably see. There’s a reason for that. It’s not that my love for Superman is waning, or that my life has gotten too much in the way, or I’m losing interest in blogging. Far from it! Far from any of those things, …

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Superman and George Perez- A Few Thoughts

 I recently discovered the great 13th Dimension site, which is a fantastic fan site for upcoming comic book news and retrospectives on past eras as well. Admittedly, Dan Greenfield, the site’s owner, is more of a Bat-fan, but there’s still plenty of Superman stuff to check out if you like, as well. All summer, Dan …

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Superman The Golden Age Dailies: 1942-1944- A Review

A few years back, I bought a copy of “Superman: The War Years,” part of a “war years” themed series of hardcovers (along with Batman and Wonder Woman) curated by Roy Thomas. As much as I love World War II history and fully respect Roy’s knowledge of said history and Golden Age comics in general, …

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