SUPERMAN – YEAR ONE / USAGI YOJIMBO [Comic Reviews]: Up, Up and Away.

Doomed planet. Desperate scientists. Last hope. Kindly couple. Superman. Sailor? SPOILER: Clark Kent enlists in the Navy. Frank Miller’s and John Romita Jr.’s Superman: Year One is yet another reimagining of the Man of Tomorrow’s origins and the first of a three-issue series that, so far, treads on all too familiar ground without adding much …

ACTION COMICS #1000 [Comic Review]: How Can We Celebrate the Man of Tomorrow?

Frak you, Dan Jurgens. You made me cry — again. The opening vignette of Action Comics #1000, written and penciled by Jurgens, sets the tone for a beautiful tribute to the Man of Steel in this landmark, historic issue.  Jurgens opens his story with a display of Superman’s raw power as he saves Earth in …

NYCC ’14 [Daredevil vs. Justice League]: No Bluffin’ this Blind Man.

The creative team and cast behind Daredevil, Marvel’s first TV series available exclusively on Netflix, is promising audiences something that most live-action Marvel stories have so-far avoided: realism. Daredevil’s cast and writer gave the throngs of fanboys and girls at New York Comic-Con on Oct. 11 sneak peaks of the action and intimate moments they …

BATMAN vs. SUPERMAN [Sunday Sermon]: Issue #32 – Blessed is the ONE!

Superman and Batman: the 32nd issues of the titular DC septuagenarian superheros hit the shelves last week, and both are quite the read... Each issue is a benchmark in the New 52 reboot of the DC Universe. Geoff Johns pens and John Romita Jr. pencils Superman #32, and Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's run on Batman reaches …

SUPERMAN – DOOMED [Special Event Reviews]: ‘Steel’ in the Hour of Chaos.

Doomsday. In 1992, the monster was created just to kill Superman. The monster punched its way out from its tomb. And defeated the Justice League of America’s B-team and the United States Army with one hand tied behind its back. As the monster was repeatedly attacked, it’s olive-drab garb was torn and burnt away. What …