Comic Corner

DC Rebirth Announcement: Win or Lose

February 19, 2016 Author: Jon Johnson (Sir)

With DC sales dropping like a sinkhole in Florida, it’s been expected that some form of creative announcement from the co-publishers, Jim Lee and Dan Didio would be forthcoming. Little more than a month ago, the company revealed their intent to give the whole DCU a revamp with the umbrella title of Rebirth. Groans were Read More

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The Sandman #6 “24 Hours”

February 16, 2016 Author: John Amenta

Recently, during one of our challenge episodes of the fantastic podcast From The Hip, my cohost and buddy Sir Jon offered me this as my challenge. Read the first trade paperback of the Neil Gaiman penned comic series The Sandman. Now this, unlike the feat of strength and pure willpower that host and former friend Read More

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Those that are About to Die – An Examination of the Suicide Squad, Part One

February 14, 2016 Author: Jon Johnson (Sir)

A lengthy re-read and discourse on the DC comic book series, Suicide Squad and all subseries. By late 1986, after the final issues of the Legends mini-series had hit the shelves, my interest in the newly reformatted DC Universe was at an all-time high. Amazing amounts of awesome new series were being released following the Read More

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State of the Industry – January 2016

February 11, 2016 Author: Jon Johnson (Sir)

A topsy-turvy tail end of 2015 showed that comic books are an extremely volatile medium, nearly as much as the commodities market. Hoping for a strong opening to the New Year, the top 300 list from Diamond Comics gave the impression of increases, though sales dipped overall. The top ten saw an increase to eight Read More

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The Suicide Squad – Legends

February 6, 2016 Author: Jon Johnson (Sir)

LEGENDS, the six-issue series printed in 1987 from DC Comics, was the essential sequel to the world-changing CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS. It was meant to be a reintroduction to the DC Universe as well as a stand alone series that might be a primer to the characters and groups DC was publishing at the time. Read More

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Those That Are About to Die (Again)

February 4, 2016 Author: Jon Johnson (Sir)

  I spent a couple of hours yesterday watching the pilot episodes of the new comic book based series on the CW Network, DC’s LEGENGS OF TOMORROW. It’s been a widely anticipated show, gathering together a group of characters introduced on both the CW’s other DC Comics’ based shows, ARROW and THE FLASH. Some previews Read More

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I GOTS COMICS (and some other stuff)

February 2, 2016 Author: Jon Johnson (Sir)

So I have a lot of comics to sell, amongst some other stuff. If you’re looking for something, message me through the page and I’ll get back to you. What I have: Comic books from the 60’s to current, but piecemeal stuff. I have no complete series. If you’re looking for a lot of early Read More

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FtH Comics Corner: The Sandman #6 “24 Hours”

February 1, 2016 Author: John Amenta

  Recently, during one of our challenge episodes of the fantastic podcast From The Hip, my cohost and buddy Sir Jon offered me this as my challenge. Read the first trade paperback of the Neil Gaiman penned comic series The Sandman. Now this, unlike the feat of strength and pure willpower that host and former Read More

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Sir Jon’s Comic Book Review – Sandman Overture

February 1, 2016 Author: Jon Johnson (Sir)

The collected edition of the six-issue mini-series SANDMAN: OVERTURE was released in late 2015, to a relieved readership. The individual issues were a lengthy publishing venture, with the first being released in 2013 and the last in 2015. It had been announced repeatedly as issues were delayed that the writer, Neil Gaiman wanted to retain Read More

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26 Comics that Affected Me

January 25, 2016 Author: Jon Johnson (Sir)

Spreading the word about excellent comic book series has always been a passion of mine. Typically I tend to focus on one or a small handful at a time, giving each a good amount of attention, hopefully sending some interested parties to them. For this, I’ll be picking a single title from each letter of Read More

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