EAGLEBAUER

Name: Paul Jaissle

Bio: I like Batman.

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    It’s almost impossible, and a little foolish, to judge “Wednesday Comics” in the same way as any other comic. I…

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    I’m sure that others will have much more to say with regards to Final Crisis, but I thought I’d offer…

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    January 10, 2013 3:10 pm Yeah, García-López would be a very close second after Aparo in my book. His character designs are still being used almost all of the Batman merchandise out there. Kind of a shame he didn't do more interiors, but his art has probably been seen by more people than most comic book artists.
    January 10, 2013 11:43 am Jim Aparo. The first Batman comic I ever read was 'The Untold Legend of the Batman', so Aparo's work is seared into my brain. His work on that title and 'Brave and the Bold' is so dynamic and expressive. And, he drew the most impressive "Bat-hands"!
    July 23, 2012 11:23 pm Great interview. I know he jokes about being long-winded, but I could listen to Rucka talk about the craft of writing and the creative process for hours. His passion for it is infectious.
    July 11, 2012 10:36 am This was the first comic I remember reading, and it made a lasting impression on me. The final confrontation Batman has in the Batcave at the end legitimately creeped me out as a kid. Oh, and Jim Aparo's art is stellar, as are the Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez covers: those guys defined how Batman should look in my eyes. Think I'll go dig up my dogeared copies of this and take a trip down memory lane...
    November 26, 2011 9:41 am Not to nitpick, but when you guys are discussing Neil Adams, you show a page from 'Untold Legend of the Batman' which was drawn by Jim Aparo, not Adams. Incidentally, 'Untold Legend' was the first comic book I remember reading: I had the audio book version and read that sucker until the covers fell off. Aparo certainly mimicked Adams early in his career (as did a lot of people) but by the time he was drawing 'Untold Legend' and 'Brave and the Bold,' he established his own style which has always defined Batman for me. Just look at the size of those Bat-hands!
    September 16, 2011 12:57 pm I have to admit, the only reason I bought this was I saw Madame Xanadu on the last page when I flipped through it at the shop. Didn't love it, didn't hate it, but I'm willing to give the second issue a shot.
    June 17, 2011 2:46 am I felt the movie was okay, but messy. The various approaches to the material -like the space-opera, fan service stuff and the more traditional super-hero movie- never seemed to gel, and the pacing made the movie feel choppy and un-organized. I did like most of the Oa scenes, and the origin was handled well. However, the Hector Hammond parts seemed too silly in comparison to the Parallax storyline. As a fan, I loved the fact I was watching Tomar-Re, Sinestro, and Killowog and the big screen, but I don't think anyone not familiar with the characters will find much interesting here. I'd give it a C+. A passing grade, but I doubt I'd go out of my way to see it again or recommend it to a non-fan.
    March 16, 2011 6:31 pm This was a great, great first issue. Has a Morrison era Doom Patrol vibe and a nice mix of spooky horror and humor. Irving's art is perfectly suited for this sort of story. Looking foward to what comes next.
    February 25, 2011 6:04 pm This issue is a testament to the power of comic book storytelling. Dragotta nails the emotional power of every scene, which is an impressive feat. If that sequence with Thor, Hulk, and the Thing doesn't put a lump in your throat, you've got no soul.
    January 8, 2011 1:34 pm I wish I still lived in Brooklyn, that's right near my old neighborhood. 
    Congratulations, guys. Ifanboy certainly made my return to the world of weekly comics, after a decade away, much easier and more rewarding. Here's to ten more years (and beyond).