In a publishing era heavy on the resurgence of Silver Age properties, Brian Azzarello's been digging in the Gold. Today's "First Wave" #1 sees many of comics most iconic pulp heroes from the '30s and '40s - including Doc Savage, The Spirit and The Batman - united in a brand new shared universe where their exploits will be super without the benefit of powers
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When I first learned of the Brian Azzarello and Rags Morales' hard-boiled "First Wave" premise, I was keen on the idea of a pulpish world where relatively non superpowered heroes could congregate in their own unique continuity, but I had to wonder if that'd result in tamer threats
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WHY DON'T WE STILL USE ZEPPELINS, ANYWAY? Batman/Doc Savage Special
Batman is a more interesting superhero when there are no superpowers to deal with. Put him in a situation where he's got to face of
Once a staple of the spinner rack before the Comics Code spoiled the party, crime comics have recently started coming back with a vengeance, even spurring Vertigo to launch its own crime imprint headlined by best-selling crime novelist Ian Rankin and Brian Azzarello of "100 Bullets" fame.
Deliciously sordid stories of bad men and beautiful women certainly have the potential for crossover appeal, and Vertigo Crime is wisely aiming