Tagged: comics

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All-In For Alfred

The fascinating history of Batman’s Batman.

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Heroes and Villains

How can any of us be held responsible for being bad, or given credit for being good, if all we are is conscienceless computer programs easily corrupted by a traumatic childhood?

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Inheriting Batman

If Batman: The Animated Series was the perfection of a world already created, Batman Beyond represents a fascinating world waiting to be explored.

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The Condiment King: An Oral History

DC writers hate him for being a one-note bit that persists over the years, surviving deaths and reboots with a mind and agenda of his own

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Is Batman a Fascist?

A decade after its release, we’re still wrestling with The Dark Knight’s murky politics.

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The Taste of Death

Batman’s Stupidest Foe Isn’t Just Tragic–He’s Lethal

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Somniloquy!

Sandman Bookclub: The Kindly Ones, Pts. 4 and 5

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Somniloquy!

Tonight, Mike recaps the Prologue to and Part One of The Kindly Ones.

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The Future of Digital Comics According to SXSW 2013

At various times during the past 24 hours I’ve tried to log in to ComiXology on my tablet with no success. That was, of course, because of a recent announcement Marvel made at SXSW....

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“Dignity and Respect”

I’m not sure why this hasn’t taken the Internet by storm, but Wired found a military comic from 2001 explaining how army personnel are expected to deal with “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Fortunately (or...

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Of Maus and Men

Last night, which happened to be International Holocaust Remembrance Day, I attended a lecture by Pulitzer prize winning comic book artist (or graphic novelist) Art Spiegelman.  It was supposed to be a talk on...