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Spotlight Sunday 10.28.18

In another reality, I made a different selection for the Spotlight, and you can ponder the question of what that other reality is like – what this reality might have been like – but in the reality in which I made this choice, there are spoilers ahead for… What If? Thor #1Writer: Ethan SacksArtist: Michele […]

Spotlight Sunday 4.15.18

It was my birthday on Friday, and as something of a belated gift to myself, and because it’s very much a foregone conclusion as to what will be in the Spotlight next week, I’ve decided to introduce something of a plot twist by invoking my recently-bestowed ability to choose to write about something that was […]

Spotlight Sunday 2.11.18

A record number of votes that seems like something that could only happen in an alternate universe means that there are spoilers ahead for… Elseworlds: Superman Vol. 1 Writer: Steve Vance, Roger Stern, Howard Chaykin, Dave Gibbons, J.M. DeMatteis, Roy Thomas Artist: Various, Michael Lark, Gil Kane, José Luis García-López, Eduardo Barreto Cover: Eduardo Barreto […]

Spotlight Sunday 7.29.18

There was nothing in this week’s stack of books that really cried out for the Spotlight, but there is something in the Archives that I’ve wanted to write about for a long time that is newly-relevant, so there are 36-year-old spoilers ahead for… The Uncanny X-Men and The New Teen Titans Writer: Chris Claremont Artist: […]

Spotlight Sunday 1.7.18

Despite a very strong showing from “I just like clicking things,” there was only one actual comic book in the running this week, so spoilers lie ahead for… Superman #38 Writer: Patrick Gleason, Peter J. Tomasi Artist: Sergio Davila Cover: Oclair Albert, Ivan Reis Rated T $2.99 DC Personally, I’m kind of surprised that “I’m […]

Spotlight Sunday 11.12.17

Spotlight Sunday 11.12.17

Maybe one of these days you’ll actually vote for me to write about one of the best new mainstream comics out there, but in the meantime, alert yourself to the spoilers ahead for… Action Comics #991 Writer: Dan Jurgens Artist: Viktor Bogdanovic Cover: Rick Bradshaw, Brad Anderson Variant Cover: Yanick Paquette, Nathan Fairbairn Rated T […]

Spotlight Sunday 10.29.17

Spotlight Sunday 10.29.17

It’s a spooky, spoilery Spotlight Sunday as we take a look at this week’s seasonally-appropriate winner… DC House of Horror #1 Plot: Keith Giffen Writer: Various Artist: Various Cover: Michael Wm. Kaluta Rated T+ $9.99 DC When it came to horror-based media, I was a pretty wimpy kid. I used to close my eyes and […]