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(04) Comic of the Week – Death of Superman

August 28, 2018 GradedAdmin 0

  Today Wayne tackles the seminal DC story, The Death of Superman Like what you see? Want to help support our endeavors? Give a our Patreon a gander over yonder! (Music used – Louise Bynre – Neptune Underscore)

All Star Superman – A Boring Hero Made Compelling

August 15, 2018 Jordan 0

It’s safe to say that I never really enjoyed Superman as a character or hero. The unfortunate truth of the matter is that the character is one that doesn’t really work well in the current era of comics. Superman is the peak of “golden age” heroes – a knight in shining armor, full of virtue and lacking any weakness, to save the day when things look grim. And while that sort of hero was a great thing to read during the 30s and 40s, as time has gone on, readers of comics(and fiction in general) look less for characters they […]

Death’s Revolving Door Policy

January 31, 2017 Wayne 0

Death is an inevitability and a finality. In comics, we’ve seen many a death. Superman died defending Metropolis from Doomsday’s rampage. Captain America was sniped by Crossbones on courthouse steps. Jean Grey died to save the rest of the X-Men from an otherwise fatal re-entry. Jason Todd was beaten to death with a crowbar by the Joker, then blown up. These deaths rocked the comics world, and the holes they left in our hearts will never be filled. Well, at least not for another 6-12 months, a year or two at most. Then some massive event will hit, and our […]