Tag Archives: Scott Snyder

Batman 103: Morrison and Snyder

Right now, it’s a pretty good time to be a Batman fan. The Christopher Nolan movies were easily the three best superhero films ever made, and the comics are providing material for future adaptations with two runs by the most … Continue reading

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2013 Comics in 2013….March Progress Report Part 2

The Flash #6-18, 0, Annual 1 Reads a bit like a bronze-age comic, especially with the initial emphasis on self-contained single issue stories, as Barry Allen’s problems start resembling those of Silver Age Marvel heroes. Those early issues do tie … Continue reading

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2013 Comic Books in 2013 Part 1

I decided to read at least 2013 comic book issues in 2013, a minimum of 500 of which will be Spider-Man related. I figured there would be progress reports once a month or so. The January list comes a few … Continue reading

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Sympathetic Villains in Serial Fiction

Some of the best villains are quite sympathetic. Khan had legitimate grievances in Star Trek II. Mrs. Danvers from Rebecca mourned her former boss. Frankenstein’s monster wasn’t the one who initiated the violence. Gollum was driven insane by the ring. Hans … Continue reading

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Ranking the New 52: The Top 5

My ranking of the first wave of DC’s New 52 titles is finished. Here are the top five. 5. Batwoman JH Williams likes doing horizontal spreads, but he paces those as if it’s an ordinary page. As a result, this … Continue reading

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