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The Kryptonian Code: The “Lost-Modern” Age

Posted by jadecanary on June 18, 2008

In 1985, DC Comics decided to combine the “Infinite” number of continuities they created, purchased, or inherided through a 12-issue mini-series called “Crisis on Infinite Earths”. We all know that. At the same time, they decided to ret-con Superman. Y’know, make him fresh for new readers. Dump the entire Silver Age continuity. They handed the reins to John Byrne. Read the rest of this entry »


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Jelly and Cheese: June 9, 2008

Posted by jadecanary on June 9, 2008

Fans of the original BENDING STEEL (includes my wife and my mom, among no others) will recognize a Jelly and Cheese title. The following is my pull-list from this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Supergirl #30

Posted by jadecanary on June 8, 2008

by Will Pfeifer
and Ron Randall

…I like to take a look at a planet that’s not exploding.

Do I have to? Really? If I do, I’m going to go off! Are you sure? Okay, I warned you… Read the rest of this entry »

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Action Comics #865

Posted by jadecanary on June 4, 2008

The Terrible Toyman
By Geoff Johns (w)
and Jesus Merino (a)

There are Superman people and there are Batman people…

The Toyman has seen himself reincarnated by various writers. Most receintly, he was seen as a “Toyboy”, working with Lex Luthor and his “Revenge Squad” (his appearance was like that in “Superman, The Animated Series”). What Geoff Johns has done with this issue of Action Comics is clean up the Toyman’s history, intergrate each incarnation (without Superboy-Prime punching a wall in time) and sort-of erase the most disturbing moment in Winslow Schott’s career of villiany. Read the rest of this entry »

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