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Repetition & Replicants: Sampling in King and Walta's 'Vision'
Tom King and Gabriel Hernandez Walta's The Vision features a lot of quotation and repetition. Dialogue and scenes are reprised a few pages or issues later; objects that make a quick appearance in issue #1 play a vital role in the climax; dialogue is lifted directly from comics published nearly …
'Night Of The Monster Men' And The Reinvention Of Hugo Strange
The Batman books tend to be at their best when they're working with self-contained storylines that focus on a different aspect of the character. That's been especially true with the Rebirth era, where Batman was relaunched with grand, over-the-top superhero action and Detective Comics put …
Strip Panel Naked: Framing Locations In 'The Vision'
Gabriel Hernandez Walta might be the most understated artist working on a big-two book. With each issue of The Vision, written by Tom King and with colors by Jordie Bellaire, Walta gave readers a masterclass in visual storytelling.

One of the elements that makes this book so strong is how Walta dec…
DC Reveals New Details For 2017's 'Kamandi Challenge'
A while back DC announced plans to revive Jack Kirby's Kamandi: The Last Boy On Earth in January in a form that, to say the least, is a little unique. It's called The Kamandi Challenge, and the idea --- loosely inspired by 1985's DC Challenge and its game of storytelling hot potato --…
Deeper Space: How 'Omega Men' Stands Apart
2015's The Omega Men tells the story of a group of freedom fighters (or terrorists, depending on who you’re talking to) in a section of deep space called the Vega System who have taken White Lantern Kyle Rayner as prisoner. This is all part of their big plan to once and for all tear down…
ICYMI: 'The Vision' #11 Features Two Heartbreaking Deaths
Marvel's The Vision, by Tom King, Gabriel Hernandez Walta and Jordie Bellaire, has been one of the biggest highlights in superhero comics this year, and this week's The Vision #11 is one of the most emotionally affecting and heart-wrenching issues in the serie. It features not one, but two…
Bane Is Back And Seated On A Throne Of Skulls In 'Batman' #9
When Batman #9 hits shelves in October, we're getting one of the biggest returns of the series so far from Tom King and Mikel Janin. Bane is back, and in case you were concerned that he wouldn't be all that threatening, he's reintroduced literally seated upon a throne of skulls. Check…
Exclusive: Things Get Tense In 'Sheriff Of Babylon' #10
When Tom King and Mitch Gerads launched Sheriff of Babylon, one of the most striking things about it --- aside from the fact that it's one of the only DC Comics that has to be run by the CIA before publication --- was its use of sound effects. In an interview right here at ComicsAlliance, King …
Tom King On 'I Am Gotham' And The Future Of 'Batman'
Tom King and David Finch's relaunch of Batman might be the most interesting and unexpected comic book of DC's Rebirth. Released biweekly, the opening arc told the story of a pair of new heroes, Gotham and Gotham Girl, who arrived in Batman's hometown with powers far beyond those of mo…

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