A good logo can help define a book’s personality, and a GREAT logo can really set a comic book apart on the shelves, bringing in new readers. John runs down a few of his favorite classic comic logos from over the years.
Let’s take a look at the trades and books I managed to read in January. I promise a lot of writing and maybe some laughs? I don’t know what amuses you people!
Last week I wrote about Dick Gautier, and mentioned that one of his first major roles was on Mr. Terrific, CBS’ ill-fated attempt at grabbing some of the heat generated by ABC’s Batman. That got me to thinking about the fallout from Batmania. There were a few shows, specials, and most especially cartoon series that tried to get some bat-mojo going. I thought I’d dig up some of the ones I remember.
Travis talks about his first time at a comic shop, and also includes an update about the other comics featured in that DC TV ad from last time, thanks to you the reader!
For his column last week, Hatcher adapted a meme that’s been floating around lately where you list five unpopular opinions about popular culture. Here are some of my unpopular opinions about Batman, Star Wars, and Guardians of the Galaxy.
We’re living in a golden age of comic book reprints, but there are still a few classics that have been unfairly neglected. John has a few suggestions.
A follow-up to my previous article Some of the Best superhero Costumes, and Why They Are so Cool! This time around we have some of the best super villain costumes, and why they are so evil, sinister, scary, villainous, heinous, etc.