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Where to start with this issue…..so many problems: 1) James Robinson hates world landmarks. If you read ‘War of the…

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I’m a little conflicted on this. Overall I liked this issue. I thought the dialogue and characterizations on Dick/Donna/Wally were…

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March 20, 2013 1:36 pm With Action in a tailspin how do they justify having Snyder & Lee start up a new Superman title ? Why don't they put Synder & Lee on Action and admit that Superman is barely carrying the titles he has ?
September 15, 2011 11:44 am Is anyone else disappointed by how this is turning out ? "We fought some bad guys but we couldn't beat them because they had magic weapons so one of our guys went and got us magic weapons and then we beat them". I could accept that plotline from Axe Cop because it's written by a 5 year-old boy, but it's a little underwhelming if that's the best Marvel could come up with.
June 29, 2011 3:08 pm @josh This must be how doctors feel watching 'House'. :)
June 29, 2011 2:44 pm Two things:

1) If you're going to talk about Young Justice could you please ask folks at DC/CN when we're going to see new episodes again ?

2) For the love of god, close the lid on that barbecue! Please, you're letting the heat escape - you're not trying to heat all of Long Island, you're just trying to cook some meat. This is why the BBQ has a lid in the first place.

From the fine folks at Weber:

June 16, 2011 12:07 am This issue is so good it hurts....both because Stephanie Brown isn't going to be Batgirl in a few months and because Bryan Q. Miller isn't going to be writing *anything* for DC in a few months. Both of these things are wrong.

Let me put it another way, which will only make sense to those who have also been drinking beer and watching the Stanley Cup finals: Cheerios and Frosted Flakes are both decent cereals.....but if I've been buying Cheerios faithfully for over a year, and you suddenly announce that the boxes that still bear the 'Cheerios'  logo will forthwith be filled with Frosted Flakes I feel I have a right to be offended, or at least impugned, by some marketing decision that Frosted Flakes are arbirarily better than Cheerios.

Or, more plainly said : I like Gail Simone and I like Barbara Gordon, but the Batgirl book I want most in the world is the one that is being published right here, right now.

On a side note: congratulations to the Boston Bruins.
June 15, 2011 4:46 pm re:Jonah Hex vs. All-Star Western - one of the great things about Jonah Hex was that there were very few multi-issue stories. Jonah Hex was the king of one-and-done stories, very little continuity, give almost any issue to a new reader and they could enjoy it. I realize they haven't given us a lot to go on, but having Jonah in Gotham to 'team up' with Dr. Arkham smells like continuity to me. I hope this works out, but I'm not putting any large bets on it.  
June 15, 2011 4:42 pm Jonah Hex, Red Robin, Batgirl, Secret Six, Booster Gold, JSA - throw in the personality transplants on Supergirl & Superboy and DC just drove a truck through my pull list. There's a bunch of # 1's I'm going to check out, but it won't surprise me if my DC pull list is smaller in October than it is now. 
June 15, 2011 4:20 pm I'm not sure if this has been discussed elsewhere, but that Subway add insert is the best worst thing ever. Aquaman says "I guess that'll teach me to go swimming alone". Seriously ? He's f***ing Aquaman! The dialog reads like something my stoner newphew would write. I hope this wasn't someone's chance to break into comics. 
June 13, 2011 2:33 pm Good luck to Bryan Q. Miller - I've enjoyed your writing on Batgirl. I'll stay on for the last 3 issues until the reboot, not sure after that. 
June 9, 2011 1:49 pm @ResurrectionFlag Hey, it's not exactly a secret that Jonah was in the Confederate army during the civil war and served on or near the Atlantic coast, since that's where the majority of the fighting occurred. However if you take his post-war life, which is what the majority of his comic book appearences/series followed, they have been in 'the west'. Many of them are in some generic small towns with no locations given, some have specific state - I think the Vertigo mini's were set in Texas, because everything Joe Lansdale writes seems to be in Texas. In any case, you can read as many back-issues of Jonah Hex as you can find, the reprints, the Vertigo minis - 99% of them take place in towns where you can hitch your horse on main street and walk around with your guys in plain view, where the sherriff's office always has a wall of 'Wanted : Dead or Alive' posters.

My pedantry aside, I just feel that something will be lost when Jonah is transplanted into Gotham City and I don't see what is gained by hooking him up to Batman continuity in the 1800's.