Monthly Archives: April 2011

Finding Comics at the Library

The first graphic novels I read were ones I got at my local library or through interlibrary loan. They were free to check out, so I figured I would give them a chance. I already enjoyed several superhero television programs,…

Captain Planet- Season One

Yesterday was Earth Day, and what better way to celebrate Earth Day than to showcase the most well-known eco-hero ever: Captain Planet. Captain Planet fought for including preachy environmentalism in children’s programming, and surprisingly managed to last 113 episodes. He fought bad…

From the Notebooks of Dr. Brain

It’s rare to find novels about superheroes, aside from graphic novels. Sure, there are novelizations of many superhero movies, but few standalone novels. This makes From the Notebooks of Dr. Brain unusual, although whether this is a good or bad…

Unpopular Comics Opinions

A few unpopular opinions I have about comics. I’m not a fan of Grant Morrison. I don’t hate his work, but to me, he’s very hit and miss. When he’s good, he’s great. But when he’s bad, he’s incomprehensible. He also can…

Art Gaffe- Mr. Bones

Mr. Bones is one of my favorite characters. The only reason I read Manhunter was for the cameos by Mr. Bones, even though I disliked the way he was handled at times. In addition to having superstrength and having his entire…