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Name: Tom OConnor

Bio: See more of my pithy comments and blistering observations about comic books here... http://www.randomlongbox.com and http://supermandaily.blogspot.com

TomO's Recent Comments
July 8, 2013 1:43 pm Nice!
July 1, 2013 1:55 pm I can't believe that with the amount of time that they knew that Grant Morrison had a finite run planned for Action, that just 4 issues later we're on second-ish creative team. That's just sad. I realize that Morrison's run was very polarizing and didn't stick the landing the way his Batman run has been, but whatever chance they had to hold on to some of that momentum has been lost. I guess the best thing now is to hope they are working diligently behind the scenes while Lobdell tells his tale and they can try again in three or four months time. It's a shame, is all I'm saying.
May 31, 2013 3:00 pm There may have been a time and a place for Women In Refrigerators to catch on as a meme, but enough already with the faux outrage. Catwoman's a thief, who was infiltrating the base of s secret society of super-villians. Is it completely out of the blue for her to end up in trouble? No. I, for one, will wait and enjoy the story that Johns and other are telling before I get all twisted around and end up hoisted on my own petard.
May 31, 2013 10:01 am I've been loving every issue of this book, but count me in as someone buckling his seat belt for a kick-ass heist story.
May 31, 2013 9:55 am James Robinson has been pretty up front in interviews and promotional spots that the mystery of who is Batman 2 is going to play out over time. Lord knows what's going to happen now, however.
May 28, 2013 1:46 pm Easily my most anticipated read of the week!
May 23, 2013 8:21 am It's always a treat when Zezelj pops up somewhere, and this was no exception. He was by far the best of the three fill-in artists for this arc. His run on Loveless was absolutely gorgeous!
May 15, 2013 4:46 pm I loved this issue. There's definitely a change of tone from the Mike Johnson/Green days, as this had a lot more humor and fun to it. Or at least as much fun as you can have when your fortress of solitude is trying to kill you. I love the dynamic between Power Girl and Supergirl, and I hope they keep PG as a somewhat steady supporting character. And, it looks the return of a semi-major Superman antagonist is making a return??
May 15, 2013 4:25 pm I've always been a collector/reader, but my definition of collector has changed over the years. For the first two decades of my collecting, I look back and I was more of a hoarder than a collector. Everything got saved and everything got bagged and boarded. When my interest in the new comics started to wain about 2-3 years ago, I took a look at the 50+ long boxes in my basement office and just started to sell like crazy on ebay. I've since used the money I've made off of my hoard to turn around and invest in my Superman collection. I've probably trimmed in excess of a dozen long boxes, and have extended my uninterrupted run of Superman books back to 1967. Since I've started doing that, it reinvigorated my love of comics. It's fun paying attention to the market and seeing what's selling and combing your collection for books to put up, while at the same time combing for the perfect VF or NM Superman book to add my collection.
May 11, 2013 10:18 am This felt like more of a .15 issue than a .2 issue.