Category Archives: DC Comics

2016 Favorites of the Year: Bob Bretall

It’s time for the last installment where the four regular ComicSpectrum contributors for 2016 have each shared their “Top 10” list for 2016. We are not declaring our favorites to be magically the “best” things produced, but rather just  what … Continue reading

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2016 Favorites of the Year: Shawn Hoklas

It’s time for Shawn Hoklas’ list of favorites as the regular contributors to the ComicSpectrum site each share their “Top 10” list for 2016. We are not declaring our favorites to be magically the “best” things produced, but rather just  … Continue reading

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2016 Favorites of the Year: Al Sparrow

Al Sparrow now adds his list of favorites as the regular contributors to the ComicSpectrum site each share a “Top 10” list for 2016. We are not declaring our favorites to be magically the “best” things produced, but rather just  … Continue reading

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Quick Thoughts on DC Rebirth: 7/13 & 7/20 Shipping Dates

I dropped almost all DC books a few years back during the New 52.  The new takes on the characters were not, for the most part, particularly appealing to me.  I won’t judge the books as bad, they were just … Continue reading

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Give Your Mobile Devices Heroic Power

Companies have been marketing everyday items to fans by slapping a picture of their favorite hero on things for pretty much as long as super-heroes have been around.  Superman and Batman have been around since the beginnings of super-heroes, so … Continue reading

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Neal Adams Made Me Do It…

When I posted the news article about January comics sales with Marvel doubling DC’s dollar and unit shares some people commented that this was deserved because DC was terrible and putting out lots of bad comics.  I ended up disputing … Continue reading

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New Super-Hero #1s – Jump On or Jump Off?

Have you though about how marketing drives super-hero comics nowadays? Every time a change happens, it seems to spark a new #1 issue.  There was an article on-line with comic retailers bemoaning the fact that comic sales were waning due … Continue reading

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