DCCN’s Wishlist for 2014

This article was originally published at DC Comics News on December 31, 2013. Many websites look back on the old year, but we decided we want to look forward to the new one as well. Among all the movie rumors, cancelled series, upcoming TV shows, merchandise announcements, and more, we can always hope for something […]

DCN Best of 2013 – Titles (Part 3 of 4)

This article was originally published at DC Comics News on December 29, 2013.The DCN crew continues their look back on the best of 2013. This time, the gang lets us know which titles should have been on your pull list month after month because they were too good to pass up.Best New 52 TitleASH: Wonder Woman – […]

DCN Best of 2013 – Stories (Part 2 of 4)

This article was originally published at DC Comics News on December 27, 2013. The DCN crew continues their look back on the best of 2013. In this installment, the team reflects on the stories that captured imaginations, toyed with emotions, and are the reason these characters continue to endure. Best Single Issue ASH: Green Lantern #20 – […]

The Best Comics of 2013

The following article was originally published at The Nerd Cave on December 28, 2013. 2013 was, without a doubt, a great year for comics. It’s part of an ongoing pattern, where creator-owned works gain more support due to publishers like Image Comics, Dark Horse, IDW, Fantagraphics, and others; while those same creators greater popularity than […]

REVIEW: Li’l Gotham #24

Series finales are never easy. Given a limited number of pages, creators must choose which aspects deserve the most focus and which should be left behind. Dustin Nguyen and Derek Fridolfs have written more than five hundred pages of Li’l Gotham, thus far, and have only 22 more in which to conclude it. Li’l Gotham is a series […]

12th Level Intellect: Li’l Gotham: Silent Knight, Holy Knight

This article was originally published at DC Comics News on December 23rd, 2013. The Dark Knight. The Masked Manhunter. Vengeance. The Night. In 1986, Frank Miller left an indelible mark on Batman with eight total issues comprising the two stories; The Dark Knight Returns and Batman: Year One. Batman was transformed into an archetype that would be emblematic […]

DCCN Best of 2013 – Talent (Part 1 of 4)

This article was originally published at DC Comics News on December 22nd, 2013. As we say goodbye to 2013, we at DCCN would like to honor what we consider the best things to happen in the world of DC Comics during the past year. In the first of a four-part series, members of the DCCN […]

Comics for Christmas

This article was originally published at The Nerd Cave on December 21st, 2013. Christmas is four days away, which means there are only three days left for last minute gifts. Luckily, new comics come out on December 24th, giving you a great opportunity to purchase last minute stocking stuffers from your local store. Comics make […]

Parker Will Return

This article was originally published at The Nerd Cave on December 13th, 2013.The fourth, and supposedly final, comic adaptation of Donald E. Westlake’s Parker novels was released by IDW on Wednesday. It represents an ongoing effort by cartoonist Darwyn Cooke (The New Frontier, Catwoman) to revitalize this classic crime series in a new medium for a new audience. […]

12th Level Intellect: Animal Man: The Grant Morrison Gospel

This article was originally published at DC Comics News on December 10, 2013. Grant Morrison’s run on Animal Man began as a four-issue mini-series that was equal parts tragic and goofy.(1) The success of these four issues and DC Comic’s ambition to maintain British talent (e.g. Moore, Morrison, Gaiman) led to the continuation of the title. With a […]