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What You Might Have Missed In DC’s April 2017 Solicitations
Every month, comic publishers release their solicitation announcements to provide information to readers and retailers on comics that are coming out in three months’ time, but there’s so much information dropped at once that a lot can slip through the cracks.

This month in DC’s…
Say My Name: The Pleasures Of The Spoken Superhero Logo
There are a lot of ways that a comic book can reinforce the iconography of the superhero. A snappy costume; signature powers; an artist that defined the look of the book for a generation. But part of the iconography of the superhero is a good logo, and part of establishing that iconography is that h…
Ask Chris #276: Menace To The Justice Society
Q: Why is the Justice Society of America of such fundamental importance to the DC Universe? -- @M_Morse

A: I've been doing this column for a pretty long time, and almost every week, I get a question like this one, where the question itself assumes a pretty specific premise. Sometimes, they go …
The Geoff Johns Literalism Method: A Primer
Geoff Johns is quite possibly the single most successful superhero comics writer in the business today, with an almost alchemical ability to transform any struggling franchise or character into a top-tier title ripe for spinoffs and multimedia exploitation...
Absolute Justice? More Like Absolute Just Shut Up Already
Last week, the CW aired "Absolute Justice," a two-hour "Smallville" event --a.k.a. a two-part episode smashed into one double-sized time-slot -- that involved Clark Kent teaming up with some of the Golden Age heroes of the Justice Society. The hype machine for thi…

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