I absolutely 1,000% adore the Earth One line of standalone graphic novels that DC has been publishing since 2010. It provides consistently refreshing takes on some of the company’s most beloved characters. Now, I know you might be thinking to yourself that this same thing can be accomplished by a good, old fashioned reboot or the welcoming of a new creative team onto a title—and you are definitely not wrong. What Earth One does that a standard reboot can’t do is tilt the perspective with which the character is approached.
If you haven't taken a look back at WATCHMEN in a while, you might have forgotten about the slightly non-sequitur pirate stories that pepper the whole event. They're called "Tales of the Black Freighter" and if you're anything like me, your first encounter with them was probably a little bit confusing.
So, you’ve just seen Justice League. You loved it and now find yourself craving more adventures featuring the iconic superteam, only you’re not sure where to start.
ICYMI - Today at New York Comic Con, Lev Grossman, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Magicians trilogy and former Time Magazine book critic, lead a discussion with Geoff Johns on his ambitious new comic book series DOOMSDAY CLOCK. Johns revealed the first six pages of issue #1 and provided fans with new details about the series where the Watchmen and DC universes will meet for the first time ever.
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.