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Back in 2012, there was an absolutely amazing set of short cartoons done by Lauren Faust (of┬áMy 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

The End is Nigh offers up end of the world nightmare scenarios by some of my favorite authors: Hugh Howey, Seanan McGuire, and Paolo Bacigalupi (among many others). I’m usually not one to go in for anthologies. They can can be questionably curated, with only a few stories worth the price […]

What I’m Reading Now: The End is Nigh

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