It isn’t news that Hollywood is incapable of actual thought. “Hollywood” is a mass organism, a parasite, sort of like a Portuguese Man-O-War, a composite animal, a siphonophore (loving the word “siphon” makes up this name, as it’s so apropos for the point I want to make here), a cluster of millions of micro-celled organisms… Continue reading Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel
Two high profile stories ran on Bleeding Cool yesterday, that laid out certain woes at DC Comics. When DC Comics chose to wipe the slate clean and start over back in 2011, canceling all their titles and erasing their established continuity, relaunching all the books as first issues and creating an all new, all different… Continue reading THE NEW 52—Is the Fat Lady singing?
After all the build up I share Clark’s emotions at the end of the issue. Not with Lois Lane and her galactically stupid error in judgement – but with DC. The fanbase is divided over the new direction the SUPERMAN comics have taken, as indeed they have been since the launch of DC’s “New 52”… Continue reading SUPERMAN is a broken man—and I’m loving it.
He’s getting just old enough for this s–t. Hey, I have an idea! Let’s replace Bruce Wayne as Batman! That’s NEVER been done before! (Except for a couple’a dozen times, but nobody remembers any of those. Comics fans have lousy memories, right?) Then we’ll put some guy in armor and let him play Batman, until… Continue reading Replacing Batman—Didn’t they try that already?