So, that Flash season finale, eh?  (Needless to say, here thar be spoilers) I’ve loved this show all season. It wasn’t without its issues (looking at you, Iris, the world’s most clueless investigative reporter); but, on the whole, I thought that everything from the characterization to the world-building was expertly […]

Run, Barry, Run – Paradox Takes Hold in ‘The Flash’ ...

Back in 2012, there was an absolutely amazing set of short cartoons done by Lauren Faust (of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic fame) for DC that focused on three super BFFs: The titular Super BFFs, Wonder Woman, Batgirl, and Supergirl oozed enough fun, chemistry, and general kick-buttedness that my daughter […]

DC Finally Realizes Girls are a Targetable Demographic – ‘DC ...

Ever since I signed up for the incredibly awesome Marvel Unlimited service (you get access to nearly all of Marvel’s library, with a six-month delay on new issues), New Comic Day coincides with Marvel’s Monday refresh of the app. This morning I was thrilled to see I’m finally getting the […]

Bring Me the Brain of Charles Xavier!

So there are people on the internet that are absolutely losing their shit over the newly leaked “All-New, All-Different Avengers” cover. The new line-up actually hews fairly closely to modern team incarnations: Thor, Iron Man, Captain American, Ms. Marvel, Spider-Man, Vision, and Nova (who’s not a regular, but there’s always […]

“All-New, All-Different Avengers” Cover is Comic Evolution in Action

Welcome to The Backlog in which I comb through my ridiculously long library of unread titles (and some slightly more recent comics) and ruminate on issues that have been out for years/decades. This week, I tear into Avenging Spider-Man #1, which has a heavy Red Hulk presence. He was in […]

The Backlog: Avenging Spider-Man #1