Leading Questions: The Shadow of The Batman

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on June 8, 2017. Every week in a new installment of “Leading Questions”, the young, lantern jawed Publisher of Comics Bulletin Mark Stack will ask Co-Managing Editor Chase Magnett a question he must answer. However, Mark doesn’t plan on taking it easy on Chase. He’ll be setting […]

Making Music for Batman: The World of Dynamic Music Partners

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 20, 2016. If you were to ask for the most iconic Batman to ever exist on an episode of Family Feud, there’s no doubt what the number one answer would be: the opening of Batman: The Animated Series. It’s a perfectly animated action sequence that introduces […]

The Best Mr. Freeze Stories Ever

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 8, 2016. The first arc of All-Star Batman was nothing short of an outrageous success. It showcased writer Scott Snyder’s ability to reinterpret Batman’s greatest villains in a fascinating, but consistent manner with his new spin on Two-Face. He was accompanied by a true all-time great […]

Leading Questions: When Did Batman Get So Old?

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on November 28, 2016. Every week in a new installment of “Leading Questions”, the young, lantern jawed Publisher of Comics Bulletin Mark Stack will ask Co-Managing Editor Chase Magnett a question he must answer. However, Mark doesn’t plan on taking it easy on Chase. He’ll be setting […]

Leading Questions: Forgetting the Past

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on October 10, 2016. Every week in a new installment of “Leading Questions”, the young, lantern jawed Publisher of Comics Bulletin Mark Stack will ask Co-Managing Editor Chase Magnett a question he must answer. However, Mark doesn’t plan on taking it easy on Chase. He’ll be setting […]

Why Xenomorphs are The Greatest Villains in Comics

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on September 21, 2016. This week Dark Horse Comics launches Aliens: Life and Death in which characters from previous series will be pursued by hordes of the chitinous, black Xenomorphs. It accompanies Aliens: Defiance, another mini-series centered on this famous science-fiction monster. Comics readers won’t be surprised to […]

Leading Questions: The Killer Inside Batman

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on August 18, 2016. Every week in a new installment of “Leading Questions”, the young, lantern jawed Publisher of Comics Bulletin Mark Stack will ask Co-Managing Editor Chase Magnett a question he must answer. However, Mark doesn’t plan on taking it easy on Chase. He’ll be setting […]

On “Batman: Zero Year” Part 3 – Savage City

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on August 1, 2016. In this discussion of “Savage City,” the third act of “Zero Year,” we’ll be referencing Batman #30-33. The necessity of friends/allies, Gotham City as a microcosm of modern America, the importance of the bat-signal, and more are covered. You can read our intro/overview, our “Secret City” piece, and our “Dark […]

On “Batman: Zero Year” Part 2 – Dark City

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on July 25, 2016. In this discussion of “Dark City,” the second act of “Zero Year,” we’ll be discussing Batman #25-27 & #29. The juxtaposition of natural disasters and terror attacks along with purposeful replication of iconic imagery are discussed. You can read our intro/overview here and out “Secret City” piece […]

On “Batman: Zero Year” Part 1 – Secret City

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on July 18, 2016. In this discussion of “Secret City,” the first act of “Zero Year,” we’ll be discussing Batman #21-24. #24 is technically the first chapter of “Dark City” but we figured it makes much more sense to discuss it here as it serves as the finale to […]