Posts Tagged Geoff Johns

12.27.2010

Listen Up: Christmas Podcast Insanity

Listen up folks!  I recently appeared on three, count ‘em THREE, Christmas-themed podcasts.  Sorry I didn’t get this posted before Christmas, but now you can listen to these holiday-spirited podcasts without all the pressure of gift-buying and annoying relatives. . Chick here for the VIEWS FROM THE LONGBOX 2010 Christmas episode! Michael Bailey and I […]

09.23.2010

Doctor Fate Essential Reading List

As some of you may already know, Doctor Fate is one of my all-time favorite superheroes.  A buddy of mine, Justin Clarke, recently asked me to recommend some Doctor Fate stories worth reading.  I compiled the list and realized this would make a great post!  So here is my DOCTOR FATE ESSENTIAL READING LIST! If […]

05.24.2010

Fringe’s Alternate Universe DC Comics Covers

If you watched NBC’s Fringe season finale on Friday, you may have spotted these bizarre DC comics covers.  Don’t worry, you didn’t imagine them.  They were all reminiscent of famous DC covers, but with some alterations.  The Fringe episode dipped into an alternate universe where even the smallest details were somewhat off.  Geoff Johns, DC […]

04.1.2010

Judd Winick Named DC Comics Editor-in-Chief

Here is something to ruin your day.  DC Comics announced that Judd Winick has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief.  You may recall that back in February Dan DiDio was promoted to Co-Publisher of DC Comics.  Well, this left an opening in the Editor-in-Chief position.  Here is the announcement from the DC Universe: The Source blog: FOR […]

02.19.2010

Secret Origin of the Red Lantern – Greatest Hero that Never Was

For those of you following DC Comics and Blackest Night, you may be aware that our first glimpse of a Red Lantern was in 2007.  But did you know it could have been a lot sooner?  A lot sooner as in … 1940?  Given slightly different circumstances, Alan Scott the original Green Lantern may have […]

12.14.2009

DC Comics Projects for 2010 – The Hype and The Gripe

First, THE HYPE… If you missed it, last week DC Comics announced a bunch of projects for 2010.  Simultaneously, DC had the propaganda machine turned up to 11 as they had other media lined up to cover each project.  Here is a quick recap with links: EARTH ONE: A series of original graphic novels featuring […]

12.10.2009

I owe Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver an apology…

** SPOILERS FOR FLASH: REBIRTH #5.  Consider yourself warned. ** I’ve been ranting and raving about Barry Allen coming back as the Flash for over a year now.  That’s not why I owe them an apology.  I’m still pissed about that. I owe Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver an apology for doubting them in […]

12.4.2009

Alan Moore Inspired Blackest Night and Sinestro Corps War

I didn’t realize until very recently that Alan Moore inspired much of the Sinestro Corps War and Blackest Night stories.  I had no idea!  Turns out that Moore wrote a short story entitled “Tygers” in Tales of the Green Lantern Corps Annual #2 back in 1986.  This 12-page story featured the creation of many of […]

07.23.2009

Podcasts: World War Z, Flash: Rebirth

Just a heads-up, I appeared on a recent podcast of THE UNIQUE GEEK.  This time out the crew was reviewing the zombie book World War Z by Max Brooks.  On the podcast was Jon (The Unique Geek), Cary, Widge (NeedCoffee.com), Ron, and myself.  I’m not normally a fan of zombie stories (unless we’re talking George […]

04.30.2009

REVIEWS: Flash Rebirth #1 and Zero Hour mini-series

Michael Bailey (of the Views from the Longbox podcast) and I recently teamed-up to record our thoughts about Flash Rebirth #1 and the 1994 mini-series Zero Hour. Our Flash Rebirth #1 review went about 27 minutes and can be found by clicking here.  For the next five months or so, we’ll be recording episodes to […]

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