Make It So: DC – The Manga Universe

Make it So: DC The Manga Universe by Matt Eldridge and Jerry Whitworth   In 2000, Marvel Comics produced a manga-version of its universe called the Marvel Mangaverse. Featuring the work of various artists including Ben Dunn, founder of Antarctic Press and creator of Ninja High School and Warrior Nun Areala (manga-inspired American comics), the imprint would last for two years with a brief return some time later. However, the...

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How I Would Have Done It: New 52 Justice League

How I Would Have Done It: New 52 Justice League by Jerry Whitworth   Previously on “How I Would Have Done It,” we discussed new 52 Superman and Batman and now it’s time for the rest of the Justice League of America. The Justice League dropped the America from its title for the new 52 and subbed out Martian Manhunter (often referred as the heart, or rock, of the Justice League) with Cyborg (former teenage...

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Creator Profile: Phil Jimenez

Creator Profile: Phil Jimenez by Jerry Whitworth   Often cited as the modern day George Pérez for his clean, tight line work and ability to draft elaborate images filled with dozens of unique characters, Phil Jimenez is on a short list of the new generation of artist that revolutionized the industry towards another level of artistic brilliance in the 1990s. Born in 1970 in southern California, Jimenez grew up watching the Super...

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The Red Planet on the Four-Color Page: Mars in Comics

The Red Planet on the Four-Color Page: Mars in Comics by Jerry Whitworth Recently, NASA landed the Curiosity Rover on the surface of Mars providing a vast resource of information on the “red planet” that we never before had access toward. Man has told tales of the fourth planet from the sun for many years, a medium frequently employed in this way is the comic book. One of the earliest stories applied to the four-color page was from a...

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Wonder Woman #10 Review

Wonder Woman #10 Review by Jerry W. Vandal Written by: Brian Azzarello Art by: Kano, Tony Akins, and Dan Green Colorist: Matthew Wilson Letters: Jared K. Fletcher Cover provided by: Cliff Chiang When DC took a gamble by semi-restarting their universe they gave themselves an opportunity to bring in new readers with issue ones. It’s still amazing how slapping on #1 issue onto a book can get an increase in sales, but you get both...

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