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Showcase Saturday 10.13.18

There’s a triple helping of Gail Simone this week, along with a Spooktacular special, Superman having only a ghost of a chance of surviving in the Phantom Zone, the second part of a Wonder Woman story that I didn’t read the first part of, a look at one of Catwoman’s previous lives, Arabian Nights, and […]

Showcase Saturday 10.6.18

I bought comics. These are the comics I bought. I might write about one of them tomorrow. Take a look. From DC ADVENTURES OF THE SUPER SONS #3 – The Super Sons find themselves tumbling through space and time without so much as a GPS to guide them! Having battled the intergalactic group of teen […]

Showcase Saturday 9.29.18

I know you’re all out there eagerly counting down the days to the Showcase. Well, stop counting: it’s here! From DC ACTION COMICS #1003 – How well does Clark Kent know his own city? Are the threats targeting Metropolis new or something older and more dangerous than they seem? With mobsters being killed off and […]

Showcase Saturday 9.22.18

I didn’t get my hands on I didn’t grab hold of …I didn’t buy the comic with the Bat-penis, okay? But here’s what I did buy this week. From DC BATMAN/CATWOMAN: THE WEDDING ALBUM – THE DELUXE EDITION – The historic wedding of Batman and Catwoman is commemorated in this must-have collector’s item, featuring the […]

Showcase Saturday 9.15.18

It’s Batman Day! Did I buy any Batman-related comics in honor of this special day? Take a look at the Showcase and find out! (Spoiler: I did.) From DC ABSOLUTE BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE – One of the most popular graphic novels of all time, this twisted tale of insanity and perseverance is presented as […]

Showcase Saturday 9.1.18

If you’re wondering whether I went to the comic shop and bought comics, wonder no more: I did. Of course I did. And of course I made a Showcase Saturday post. Check it: From DC: CATWOMAN/TWEETY AND SYLVESTER SPECIAL #1 – In his relentless pursuit of Tweety, Sylvester suddenly finds himself with a new, human […]

Showcase Saturday 8.25.18

It was a busy morning at the comic shop, which is, for me, always a bittersweet experience, in that I like to see them doing brisk business, but on the other hand…people. Anyway, let’s see what I bought: From DC: ACTION COMICS #1002 – A bold new era of the adventures of the Man of […]

Showcase Saturday 8.18.18

A relatively light week – at least in terms of regular books – but not a cheap one, given the purchase of a particularly weighty tome*. Let’s take a look: From DC: JACK KIRBY’S FOURTH WORLD OMNIBUS – These are the legendary tales written and illustrated by Jack “King” Kirby that introduced the warring worlds […]

Showcase Saturday 8.11.18

The return of an iconic brand and set of characters serves as the centerpiece to this week’s Showcase. From DC: BATMAN BEYOND #22 – Batman’s got a bullseye on his back in part four of “Target: Batman.” Thanks to the machinations of the Scarecrow, the entire city of Neo-Gotham is looking to take aim at […]

Showcase Saturday 8.4.18

A damaged shipment at the comic shop makes for a rather light Showcase this week. From DC: MISTER MIRACLE #10 – Darkseid has put an offer on the table— something that can end the war between New Genesis and Apokolips once and for all. The stakes are high, but peace is important. Mister Miracle finds […]