Comics: DC Solicits for May


In order to gain official status as a comic blogger, and to break my solicits cherry, it’s time for me to look at what DC Comics will be publishing in May and given my considered, if uninformed and highly biased, opinion. (You can see a full list here at CBR.) The Batman Begins merchandise madness, erm, begins. Along with the…

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Comics: Incoming Issues


It’s that time of the week again, where I let you know about my obviously excellent taste in comics and my girlfriend can find out how much money I’m spending at the comic shop again … Garth Ennis 303 #3 100 Bullets #58 Authority Revolution #5 Ex Machina #8 Ocean #4 Promethea #32 Jack Staff #7 PVP #14 Daredevil #70…

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Social life equals no blog content


So, not much in the way of original posting today. I’ve had a busy social weekend where I was out enjoying the company of good friends and free films (which I’ll review shortly) and helping the Chinese celebrate their New Year by eating dim sum in London’s Chinatown, so no opportunity to read my comics haul, let alone review them.…

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Links, for the memory….


Joe Quesada’s reign at Newsarama continues, with him and Brian Michael Bendis having a seance with Hawkeye (other good stuff includes the interview with Tom Breevort, who is honest and intelligent, as well as the continuation of the interview with Bendis – for the best response, see the end of this Rampage post about it, and then see the blogosphere…

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Blogging: Around the web in 60 seconds


Dave has an excellent post on Why He Hates Free Comic Book Day over at his sterling blog, Yet Another Comic Blog. I don’t see the point of FCBD any more, but I could just be a negative person. Go and let him know what you think. Via Fanboy Rampage, here’s a link to an interview with Alan Moore, in…

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Comics: Incoming Issues


I haven’t gone to the shop to pick up last week’s books yet – there were only the two, and I’m still not sure about The Intimates yet, so that didn’t make me want to make the trip – hence the lack of reviews of comics, and putting me in danger of losing my status of clandestine critic. Hopefully, this…

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