The current status quo of Daredevil is that Matt Murdock is Daredevil no more, Elektra doesn’t know her former ex (or exes) are the same person, and there are copycat Daredevils running around Hell’s Kitchen.
Ahh, the sweet relief of a series ending! I’ve gone from enthusiast to impatient with this series, but now I’ve come full circle back to loving Batman/TMNT III again.
The most frustrating part of double shipping is we have gone beyond one artist per book for scheduling.
Wonder Woman #79 continues along this path, and so far the wheels are attached to the wagon, but top tier books always have the priority for top tier artists, but at what cost?
The film expansion of Downton Abbey starts nearly after we left the Crawleys in July of 1927. Rarely does a series, British or American, jump from the small screen to the big and the challenges of storytelling in both mediums are quite different. Without the luxury of an episodic return, the film must resolve itself by the end, and I am pleased to say that this one does.
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There’s an attack by a sea monster on Amnesty Bay, Maine and Aquaman, Aqualad, Caille, and crew are ready to defend the lighthouse at any costs.
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As one gets with ‘your favorite thing’, when a new edition comes out, you approach skeptical by nature, speculate on merits, and if you have a generous heart and mind, you ‘give it a shot’ at least. Star Wars, Star Trek, Mad Max, whatever it is that floats your boat, you hope the new folks don’t muck it up too badly.
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The latest issue of Wonder Woman continues the story of Diana’s world after Aphrodite was murdered by Cheetah last issue. The consequences are affecting Steve; Aphrodite’s now motherless demigod spawn, Atlantiades; and Diana being stripped of her shield and bracelets by Cheetah.
LEGO DC: Batman – Family Matters is the latest in the direct to video DC Comics and Lego line of films, starring Troy Baker as Batman in a tale that looks at the Jason Todd origin story with a gentle temper, suitable for kids.
Harley and Poison Ivy have been BFFs for a number of years now. Jody Houser hops on with the squad train to give us Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy #1 of #6.
IDW and DC’s joint venture Batman/TMNT III hits its penultimate issue this week with #5. It’s Batman and the green ‘modern’ turtles with Shredder vs Joker and the Foot Clan robots.
Steve Trevor attempts to spare Diana and Atlantiades from the sight of a fallen god in the latest Wonder Woman #77.
Crisis in a Half Shell continues with part four in Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #4. The third volume in the Batman/TMNT crossover franchise shifts away from Eastman’s drawings this issue but he does provide the variant cover.
Batman takes on Superman who has, like Catwoman, succumbed to Poison Ivy’s charms.
For those familiar with the comic, we’re introduced to all star surgeon and childhood friend of Bruce Wayne, Tommy Elliot. Read The Review: https://www.forcesofgeek.com/2019/08/batman-hush-review.html?fbclid=IwAR3MVNDNSybR2b7-nA_g3za5nGnNwTEHTs447A3OLqBcjLOfHcB8RCMQyfI
While falling asleep in art history class was a subject I excelled in, I do remember talking about “the ‘fungibility of text’. Meaning, mutually interchangeable.
Aquaman reaches a landmark 50th issue this week, and as expected we get more than your typical issue.
“Crisis On A Half Shell” continues the limited series of Batman TMNT III with issue #3, incorporating elements from classic TMNT with a mashup of origins for The Dark Knight.
Downton Abbey: The Exhibition has landed in Boston at The Castle at Park Plaza for an extremely limited three month run. An appropriately themed afternoon tea was held on Friday, June 14th, featuring Executive Chairman of Carnival Films, Gareth Neame, and members of the press and socialites (aka social media influencers).