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Why I should be Editor in Chief of DC: 10. Showcases

[Introduction | Supers | Bats | Wonders & Lanterns | Solo Heroes | Justice  | The Grey Area | Magic | No Tights, No Capes | Out of Time] This last batch are a space for team-ups, out-of-continuity storytelling and showcases for characters who don’t have their own title, and for creators who are less well known … Continue reading

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Why I should be Editor in Chief of DC: 9. Out of Time

[Introduction | Supers | Bats | Wonders & Lanterns | Solo Heroes | Justice  | The Grey Area | Magic | No Tights, No Capes] So far, most of these books are occurring concurrently and more or less in continuity, with allowances for writer freedom and keeping crossovers to a manageable number. The following books … Continue reading

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Why I should be Editor in Chief of DC: 8. No Tights, No Capes

[Introduction | Supers | Bats | Wonders & Lanterns | Solo Heroes | Justice  | The Grey Area | Magic] That doesn’t mean no masks, and it doesn’t mean no superpowers, but it does mean fewer gaudy costumes, and a turn towards the more grimdark Vertigo/Charlton atmosphere, with two very obvious effects. There … Continue reading

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Why I should be Editor in Chief of DC Comics: 7. Magic

[Introduction | Supers | Bats | Wonders & Lanterns | Solo Heroes | Justice  | The Grey Area] We are a little bit out of my area of expertise again, here. Because none of these books are particularly ones that I have followed to any great extent. Although I am most … Continue reading

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Why I should be Editor in Chief of DC Comics: 6. The Grey Area

[Introduction | Supers | Bats | Wonders & Lanterns | Solo Heroes | Justice ] It’s not that I like villains in particular, you understand. It’s just that I like Complicated. I like heroes who make hard decisions. I like … Continue reading

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Why I should be Editor in Chief of DC Comics: 5. Justice

[Introduction | Supers | Bats | Wonders & Lanterns | Solo Superheroes ] There are many things I dislike about the current nu52 lineup. One of the least pressing, naggling things is: There are too many Justice Leagues! I don’t know … Continue reading

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Why I should be Editor in Chief of DC Comics: 4. Solo Titles

[Introduction | Supers | Bats | Wonders & Lanterns ] So I hear there are other heroes in the DC Universe who may or may not be able to carry their own title? 17. AQUAMAN is Arthur, King of the Britons Oceans. Swimming … Continue reading

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Why I should be Editor in Chief of DC Comics: 3. Wonders and Lanterns

[Introduction | Supers | Bats] Before I start, some edits to previous posts: Superboy: Conner Levitt – who signs his name Con L – is, in a parallel with Clark, a web-savvy blogger, and the book contains pages from his social media … Continue reading

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Why I should be Editor in Chief of DC Comics: 2. Bats

[Introduction | Supers] Let’s be fair, here: cards on the table, no lie: if my id had control of this lineup, it’d be like 20 Bat titles and everything else would be Wonder Woman and Canary team ups. So I’m pretty … Continue reading

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Why I should be Editor in Chief of DC Comics: 1. Supers

[Introduction] I will admit it: I have read very few actual Superman comics. Some, but few. I have opinions about Superman informed by other media and talking to actual fans, so this lineup comes from trusting people, and from the … Continue reading

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