Arrow: The End is Nigh

You might need to bear with me a bit on this one, folks.

A long time ago—my first blog, actually—I wrote about how I’m a newcomer to Arrow. As such, some of the references in episodes require me to do some (usually a lot) of research to connect the dots from other seasons.

After tonight, I found myself doing quite a bit of digging to understand who Malcolm Merlyn is and how he connects within the Arrowverse.

But first…

The Lazarus Contract: Reading the Fine Print

If you’re anything like me, “The Lazarus Contract” represents a moment you’ve been waiting for since basically the very start of Rebirth. After all, Rebirth is all about looking at the legacy of the DC Universe and it’s hard to get closer to the heart of the Teen Titans legacy than by looking into “The Lazarus Contract’s” spiritual predecessor, “The Judas Contract”—which is one of the most iconic Titans stories of all time (and also a newly released animated movie).

Teen Titans: The Judas Contract is Terra-rific!

When I wrote my recent review of TITANS VOL. 1, I disclosed at the beginning of that piece that I have a deep abiding love for the Teen Titans that has existed since I was a young child. The first comic I bought on my own was NEW TEEN TITANS #39 which features the classic Teen Titans team and still has Terra on the team masquerading as an ally to the rest of her peers.

DC Comics 101: Why "The Judas Contract" Matters

Every superhero or super team in the DCU has a story or two that define who or what they are at their core—their very own DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, if you will—and for the Teen Titans, that story is THE JUDAS CONTRACT.

Vote for Your Favorite Deathstroke Rebirth Cover

The first Deathstroke graphic novel of the Rebirth era is in stores now! In DEATHSTROKE VOL. 1: THE PROFESSIONAL, Slade Wilson finds himself and those he values most in the crosshairs and stalked by an unseen enemy. Vote on your favorite of six of the collection's covers!

Deathstroke: Wilson Family Values

If you’ve been keeping up with Deathstroke since DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH, you’ve likely noticed that his family plays a huge role in his ongoing series. And if you haven’t been reading, now is your chance to get caught up on this occasionally brutal, but always thought provoking series.

Jason's Picks: Titans Times Three!

The month of March is upon us. While there are many activities that you could enjoy in this springtime month, may I suggest picking up a graphic novel or two?

DC has released some really great collections this month and I’m back again to suggest which graphic novels you should pick up at your local comic book shop. Also, there’s a theme this month! See if you can guess it.

Reader Recaps: Hal Jordan and Kyle Rayner Ring in the New Year!

With Rebirth now in full swing and so many exciting new titles to try, we can’t blame anyone for needing a reminder of what happened in the last issue. Or maybe you’re looking to add a new book to your list and need to get caught up on earlier chapters? Either way, we’re here to help.

Be aware that these recaps do contain some spoilers!

 

Reader Recaps: Argo City Returns! (Well, Sort Of...)

With Rebirth now in full swing and so many exciting new titles to try, we can’t blame anyone for needing a reminder of what happened in the last issue. Or maybe you’re looking to add a new book to your list and need to get caught up on earlier chapters? Either way, we’re here to help. Every week, we’ll be recapping the prior issues of that week’s new Rebirth and Hanna-Barbera comics, as well as sharing our favorite moments. It’s a quick, easy way to ensure you’re up to speed and ready for New Comic Day.

Reader Recaps: Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor...Together Again?

With Rebirth now in full swing and so many exciting new titles to try, we can’t blame anyone for needing a reminder of what happened in the last issue. Or maybe you’re looking to add a new book to your list and need to get caught up on earlier chapters? Either way, we’re here to help. Every week, we’ll be recapping the prior issues of that week’s new Rebirth and Hanna-Barbera comics, as well as sharing our favorite moments. It’s a quick, easy way to ensure you’re up to speed and ready for New Comic Day.

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