• Jon Maki wrote a new post on the site Comics Unbagged 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Dark Crisis: Big Bang #1A

    DC Comics

    After the monumental events of Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths #4, Pariah has successfully resurrected the infinite Multiverse…and all of reality is still reeling from […]

  • Jon Maki wrote a new post on the site Comics Unbagged 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Just one addition – or rather, re-addition – to the collection arrived in the mail this week.

    • Byrne cemented She-Hulk as one of my all-time favorite characters right at the beginning of his run. I’m a sucker for Shulkie.

  • Jon Maki wrote a new post on the site Comics Unbagged 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    All Against All #1A

    Image Comics

    Writer ALEX PAKNADEL (DC vs. Vampires: All Out War, Giga), artist CASPAR WIJNGAARD (HOME SICK PILOTS), and letterer HASSAN OTSMANE-ELHAOU present a primal vision of […]

  • Jon Maki wrote a new post on the site Comics Unbagged 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    This post contains spoilers for a comic from 1978, a comic with some seriously problematic depictions of ethnicity.

    This tabloid-size masterpiece reprints a classic Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes […]

  • Jon Maki wrote a new post on the site Comics Unbagged 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Back when I first started writing Spotlight Sunday posts, they were preceded by something I called Weigh-In Wednesday, in which I would post a listing of all of the comics I picked up on New Comic Book Day and […]

  • Jon Maki wrote a new post on the site Comics Unbagged 1 month, 4 weeks ago

    Content Note from the book:This book includes personal discussion and depiction of suicide and self harm. While I hope this book may serve as a comfort to some, its content may be triggering. Make sure you are in […]

  • Jon Maki wrote a new post on the site OpenDoor Comics 2 months ago

    Just wanted to post a quick note to point out that the new site that will be the home for Spotlight Sunday-style posts finally has a name and is live.

    You can see it here.

    There’s not much to see yet beyond […]

  • Jon Maki wrote a new post on the site Comics Unbagged 2 months ago

    I just thought I should throw out a quick post to say welcome to the new site.

    If you’re someone who’s familiar with me and OpenDoor Comics, you’ll see that I did, in fact, finally settle on a name for this […]

  • Jon Maki wrote a new post on the site OpenDoor Comics 2 months, 1 week ago

    I left the poll for naming the new sub-site that will replace Spotlight Sunday open through Election Day here in the US, and the results of that should not surprise anyone.

    Very few votes resulting in a […]

  • Jon Maki wrote a new post on the site OpenDoor Comics 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    “It was Bruce Wayne talking to himself, reaffirming his own identity … He’s saying it to himself rather than proclaiming it to the world. He’s psyching himself up … If you do it like a histrionic speech then it […]

  • Jon Maki wrote a new post on the site OpenDoor Comics 3 months, 1 week ago

    As an addendum to yesterday’s post, I should mention that the existing Spotlight Sunday posts aren’t going anywhere.

    The only real change that’s happening is that there will be no new posts, and that all […]

  • Jon Maki wrote a new post on the site OpenDoor Comics 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    As mentioned in my final Spotlight Sunday post months ago, I’m planning to launch a new site here at OpenDoor Comics that serves as a dedicated location for those kinds of posts, and I noted that the first hurdle […]

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  • Jon Maki wrote a new post on the site OpenDoor Comics 6 months ago

    It took more than two years, but I finally managed to exert some control over my life.

    Yes, that’s right: all of my comics, trade paperbacks, and hardcovers have been entered into my CLZ database and are all […]

  • Jon Maki wrote a new post on the site OpenDoor Comics 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    Thinking about an ending brings to mind a beginning, which means there are spoilers ahead for…

    The Superman Family #171Writer: Elliot S! Maggin | Cary BatesArtist: Pete CostanzaPenciller: Curt SwanInker: […]

  • Jon Maki wrote a new post on the site What Did Gail Do Now? 7 months ago

    Violation Type:Gail is up to shenanigans.If you selected that Gail is up to shenanigans, are they typical bear behaviors:NoDoes this violation involve tea/tea preparation:NoHas Gail maligned your home […]

  • Violation Type:Gail has caused you to think about something you do not wish to think about.If you selected that Gail is up to shenanigans, are they typical bear behaviors:NoDoes this violation involve tea/tea […]

  • Violation Type:Gail has caused you to think about something you do not wish to think about.If you selected that Gail is up to shenanigans, are they typical bear behaviors:NoDoes this violation involve tea/tea […]

  • Jon Maki wrote a new post on the site OpenDoor Comics 8 months, 4 weeks ago

    The time those of us who knew him either personally or through his amazing creative output have dreaded has come to pass. George Pérez has died.

    I don’t have the words to express how much this man meant to me, […]

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