Sunday, June 27, 2010

Direct Currents: Sunday, June 27, 2010

Winick Humors "Power Girl"

With his first issue on stands now, Judd Winick explained to CBR how a mix of humor, action and pathos is the key to establishing Karen Starr as her own heroine with her own unique voice and villains in "Power Girl."

Mark Hamill Won't Voice The Joker Again After 'Batman: Arkham Asylum 2'

Fans of Mark Hamill's voice work as the Joker in the animated "Batman" universe now have an extra reason to pick up "Batman: Arkham Asylum 2," as the video game sequel marks his last time ever playing the Clown Prince of Crime.

Jeff Lemire on Superboy #1 & beyond

“Superboy will hit the ground running, delving deep into what it would really be like to be a super-powered teenager in the heart of rural America.

Todd Klein's Logo Studies: Our Favorite Looks at the Art of Lettering

For almost 30 years, Todd Klein has been one of the most prominent letterers and designers in comic books, working on everything from "Legion of Super-Heroes" to "Sandman." He's one of the true craftsmen of one of the most often-overlooked aspects of comics, and while it's not surprising that he devotes a lot of time to discussing lettering and logo design on his website, the depth of information he presents and the entertaining way he does it is one of the true gems of the comics Internet.

The ComicsAlliance Mixtape: 13 Songs We Wish Were Comics

Have you ever been listening to a song and suddenly thought "Hey! That title would make a great comic!"? If you're like me, this happens all the time, and I decided to do something about it.

Peep Ward Sutton's take on Vivid Entertainment's new Batman porn

The Village Voice cartoonist Ward Sutton looks at the recent BATMAN XXX movie via the healing medium of funny drawings.

What Hollywood can learn from 'Jonah Hex'

Comic Book Legends Revealed #266

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Gotham City Sirens #13

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Gotham City Sirens" #13 by the creative team of Tony Bedard, Peter Nguyen and Andres Guinaldo. The issue hits stores next Wednesday, June 30.


The Aquaman Shrine
Solo #5 - Aug. 2005
Super Friends #4 - April 1977
Group T-shirt from Russell Burbage
Aquaman's Energy Tips

Comics Make Me Happy!
Martian Manhunter: Blank Canvas for Symbols, Too?

Diana Prince: Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman #1 (February, 1987)

Firestorm Fan
Geoff Johns on Firestorm in Brightest Day

The Idol-Head of Diabolu
Justice League Manhunter from Mars Symbol
2007-2008 Paradise Press Inc. Justice League Unlimited Coloring And Activity Book Covers

Once Upon A Geek
Ring Capacity by Kirby Krackle – Green Lantern Nerd Rock

Slay, Monstrobot of the Deep!!
Golden Age Idol: Justin Wright

Supergirl Comic Box Commentary
Review: Supergirl #53
Supergirl Preview Page In Superman #700

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