No Context Comics – A Look at 3 New Comics I Don’t Read
Welcome back to another edition of No Context Comics. A look at three new issues of comics this week that I do not read.
What will we learn this week? Anything? Is there a reason for doing this? Is there a reason for doing anything? I don’t know but I just had $10,000 of student loan debt forgiven which shaves about a week of payments off my very worthwhile loans that requires me to scramble for a way to make money with my writing to offset my low nonprofit salary (Which this website does not do. It’s a loss leader, baby. You can send me money here though if you like what I’m doing.) So I’m feeling pretty much the same as I did yesterday.
Let’s get to some COMICS.
GUNSLINGER SPAWN #11
By Todd McFarlane, Brett Booth, Adelso Corona, Ivan Nunes, Tom Orzechowski
Would you believe I’ve never read a Spawn before? Not any form of Spawn. I don’t know anyone who has ever read an issue of Spawn. And yet Spawn remains a comic book industry powerhouse. Jamie Foxx is going to make a new Spawn movie. I have only the vaguest understanding of the general conceit behind Spawn–He was a guy who died and is now possessed by a demon and maybe punishes evildoers? Am I close?Continue reading “No Context Comics – A Look at 3 New Comics I Don’t Read”
Who is Dick Grayson? A Critical Retrospective of Nightwing
I read every issue of Nightwing, every Dick Grayson solo series (including his time as Batman and a super spy) and 100+ issues of Titans and Justice League over the last two months, in search of the answer to one question.Continue reading “Who is Dick Grayson? A Critical Retrospective of Nightwing”