DC Comics: Stillbirth

So DC comics is again relaunching their entire line this month with another “universe-wide” change that “will affect every character” in their stable.   Speaking of stable. DC Comics’ books, stories and all that haven’t been “stable” for years. They promise one thing, and deliver something else, and it’s either late, not what was promised or just… plain… bad. Ten years of this.  Ten. Years. And people still ask me, “did you see this-thing happen with Superman” or “did you read the latest–” NO I DID NOT. I have a ton…

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DC Takes a Mulligan.

Imagine with me for a moment.  Picture this scene.  Your grandfather, a well-respected man of many accomplishments has died.  He left you many things in his will but the items that interested you the most were his fine, shiny ballroom dancing shoes.  No sooner is grandpa in the ground than you have slipped those treasures onto your own feet.  You feel exhilarated.  Now you can walk in grandpa’s shoes. With your heart pounding, you rush out the front door giddy at all of life’s possibilities…and you immediately step right into…

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Here We Go Again.

So, now DC is going to reboot…again?  This should be interesting.  It should be but it probably won’t.  Geoff Johns is talking about how something classic has been lost.  Well, he should know,  he’s the addlebrained git that lost it.  He piloted DC’s creative ship onto the giant shitberg floating in the Sea of Meh.  Since then sales have plummeted and long time fans have done everything short of rally in the streets with torches and pitchforks. Obviously, since Johns is the fuckwit that masterminded this epic disaster, it only…

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