Category Archives: Comics

Superfawn!

When someone writes the history of superhero prose fiction, the late Byron Preiss will undoubtedly be a big part of the narrative. During his lifetime, Preiss launched a handful of interesting projects. Weird Heroes, in particular, was an eight-volume paperback … Continue reading

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DC Super Hero Girls: Hits and Misses

Lion-Mane is causing trouble in Metropolis at the beginning of Hits and Myths, the latest graphic novel by Shea Fontana and Yancey Labat. But DC’s Super Hero Girls are on a tight schedule. “We don’t have time for your silly games,” … Continue reading

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Secret Hero Society: Study Hall of Justice: A Conversation with Derek Fridolfs

In Study Hall of Justice, Bruce Wayne, Clark Kent, and Diana Prince are new students enrolled at an exclusive prep school. Ducard Academy may be “the best learning institute in Gotham City,” but the superhero moppets are on edge. Something … Continue reading

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The Invincible Mega Girl

In 1991, the earth witnessed an unprecedented meteorological event. For five and a half weeks, over 90 percent of the planet’s surface suffered mass flooding, soil erosion, and large-scale climate and terrain changes. Years later, it was discovered that this … Continue reading

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Enter the Turtle

There was nothing particularly memorable about the Green Turtle back in 1944 when he made his debut in the pages of Blazing Comics #1. Like hundreds of other comic book characters of the time, he wore a colorful mask and … Continue reading

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