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Four Comics I Want for NCBD: January 18, 2016

It’s Wednesday, so that means it is NEW COMIC BOOK DAY! Lots of great books out this week. Here’s four we think should be in your pile at checkout!

DC Comics

Black in the Silver Age

Trump promised a return to the Golden Age, and the Golden Age in superhero comics was the 40s and early 50s–an era far from golden for African Americans. 1,496 more words

Nick Fury Series Announced By Marvel From James Robinson and ACO

Nick Fury Jr. scratch that NICK FURY is getting his own solo ongoing series from James Robinson (Airboy) and ACO (Midnighter and Apollo).

Robinson told… 300 more words


Kirby Omnibus Vol. 2 PART 2.

The Simon/Kirby Black Magic stories (discussed in my last blog-post) are relatively formulaic (though they are superior in their class, thanks, I think, largely to Joe Simon’s presence, or perhaps better to say the magic mixture of Simon and Kirby working together). 399 more words

Fantastic Four Remix, Part Three: Fiendish Plots

So here we are, three chapters deep in my self-indulgent imaginings about how I’d reboot the Fantastic Four. After spending some time pondering the basics of the series… 6,738 more words


The Jack Kirby Omnibus Volume 2 (DC Comics, 2013).

I received this book as a Christmas gift (2016). Actually, I picked it out myself and handed it over to my generous wife for wrapping. I had mulled a long time in… 441 more words