"Epic" is a word that's often thrown around before the phrase "sword and sorcery," probably because when there are wizards with white beards of formidable length abnd enchanted arms and armor and taverns that serve ale in wooden tankards, the stories that will follow are rarely succinct. Generally,
With this week's release of Marvel's "Black Knight" #1 -- not to be confused with DC's similarly named space zombie epic -- creators Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz are revisiting the age of Camelot to reveal the long-lost origin of the Black Knight and the the sword that's basically Excalibur in one of those Evil Mirror Universe Goatees from "Star Trek," Chaos the Doombringer!
We're not gonna lie: That sounds pretty awesome, and it's gotten us thinking about the other great comics that have been inspired by the legend of King Arthur, so we've knighted Sir Christopher of Sims as our champion and charged him w
Not everybody is a fan of non-canon comics that take place outside of current continuity, but I for one embrace potentially awesome superhero interaction wherever I can find it.
That's why, in the case of "The Brave and the Bold," #32, it's nice to see currently deceased Aquaman Arthur Curry alive and paddling under the sea with The Demon Etrigan up on DC's The Source blog today.
Written by J. Michae