Wow. Everything’s explained. It makes sense, but it’s not perfect. I feel like this event could have been 3 issues, though.
Waited in line from 8:30 to 10:30 PM at Midtown...
Line was capped at 250 people, I was 256. Not only did I spend money to get there, but I was really looking forward to this, and I was the person to tweet @MidtownComics about the midnight release of the books.
1. Identity Crisis
Identity Crisis is quite possibly the most polarizing and controversial DC story of all time — Publishers Weekly called it “both wildly popular and reviled.” Though the book has its definite supporters, the Brad Meltzer-written, Rags Morales-illustrated series caused so much consternation, that Rolling Stone even asked Grant Morrison (who wasn’t involved with the comic)...
2. More Than One Way To Swing a Cat
Let’s start off by saying, thank the maker that in about 36 hours, this story will no longer exist. It appears that Roy Harper in the DCnU has two working, human arms, and no noticeable affinity for felines. So, in the recent old DCU, there was this time that Roy’s daughter was killed in a completely preventable and senseless way. Then, in his fury, Roy got his arm ripped off. Then...
3. Breaking the Fourth Wall (Literally)
It’s a quandary that both DC and Marvel — heck, anyone telling a long-form narrative — frequently find themselves having to tackle. They want to make dramatic changes to the characters and storylines, but also want it to make sense with what’s happened before. So what do you do? Well, in the case of Infinite Crisis, you have a frustrated Superboy-Prime punch the wall of...
4. A Woman in a Refrigerator
Let’s face it, Green Lantern #54 is going down in history no matter what. When Alex DeWitt, Kyle Rayner’s girlfriend, got murderized and shoved into a refrigerator (literally) by Major Force, it sparked a revolution, or at least a blog. That blog, of course, wound up helping a young Gail Simone launch her superhero writing career, so at least it has a silver lining. Regardless,...
5. Nightwing, A Three-Time Victim
It sounds like the punchline for a particularly sick joke, but somehow it happened: Dick Grayson, one-time Robin, two-time Batman and almost guaranteed to stay Nightwing for quite some time now, has been raped or sexually abused three times in official DC continuity since Crisis On Infinite Earths. Quite how this happened - or, for that matter, why the repetition was never really addressed in...
6. Batman's Bladder
Kevin Smith has a dedicated fanbase, but his comics aren’t for everybody. (You could say the same thing about his movies, but that’s a different list.) His Daredevil run offended a section of fans for killing off several long-running characters, and several other series turned readers off after being plagued with long delays. Batman: The Widening Gyre caused a controversy for a...
7. The Most Honestly Titles Comic DC Has Ever...
It’s possible that no comic has even been titled as literally asJustice League: Cry For Justice, a series in which multiple characters do, in fact, cry for (or shout, pout or otherwise demand) justice. For example, each of the four scenes in the first issue features the central character talk about their need for justice, with three of those four ending with said character actually crying...
8. You Will Believe a Man Can Walk
Just imagine this creative meeting. “So, Superman has been struggling with his connections to humanity, being more Kryptonian than human lately, right?” “Yup, go on…” “And he just had big fights with huge threats including Lex Luthor, Brainiac, and an army of Kryptonians! So how do we follow that up?” “How?” “We make him WALK...
9. Super-Stag Film
You’ve heard about this one, right? In Action Comics #592 and #593, shortly after Crisis on Infinite Earths, John Byrne introduced a new villain named Sleez, who manages to trick Superman and Big Barda into filming a sex tape with each other. Yep. Mr. Miracle, Big Barda’s husband and fellow New God, wasn’t too happy to find out — wait, let’s rewind. Mr. Miracle...
10. Bart Allen: The Unluckiest Superhero Ever
Pity poor Bart Allen. It wasn’t enough that Bart, who had a good run - no pun intended - as Impulse, the speedster who very definitely wasn’t Kid Flash found himself with what was essentially a new personality and old costume when he became a member of the Teen Titans as Kid Flash. When Infinite Crisis came around and Wally West made what seemed at the time to be the ultimate...
10 Moments in DC History Worth Forgetting
I take no credit for creating this list, that all goes to Newsarama. I just thought it was interesting enough.
There’s been plenty of speculation about the Justice Society in The New 52 – and...– from The Source Some news is better than no news at all? (via windiebird)
valerie is naya's. get off the stage bruno.
Again, that’s exactly what I was thinking.
I feel like the only thing that movie Colombiana...
Careful, as Chris Brown was dancing he could have...