Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Direct Currents: Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Is it just me, or does Aqualad sound like Terence Trent D'Arby? Not a bad thing...

The "real" victims of online piracy by Colleen Doran

"I made my comic series, A Distant Soil, available as a free webcomic less than two years ago. Despite assurances that the many sites pirating my work were doing me a favor with their “free advertising” I never saw a single incoming link from them, saw no increase in traffic, and made virtually no money..."

My 20 Favorite Comics Females by Kelly Thompson

For my one-year anniversary on Comics Should Be Good I thought I should write about whatever the hell I want. And I thought what’s more fun than writing about my all-time favorite female characters from comics?

DC Comics Solicitations for February, 2011

DC Comics has released solicitation information and images for new comics and products shipping in February 2011, including the latest from "Brightest Day," "Batman Inc.," "DCU Online Legends" and much more.

Enter Poison Ivy's Lair in "DCU Online"

This week's screenshots show just how important location can be inside the DC Universe! Check out all new locations including Gorilla Island, Gotham Botanical Gardens, Brainiac's ship, and Poison Ivy's Lair featuring J'onn J'onzz, Robin, the Ultra-Humanite and more!

Why The New Green Lantern Movie Looks So Familiar

Leaf through the first hundred pages of 75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking by Paul Levitz

Super Awkward 'Legends of the Superheroes' Roast Finally Available On DVD [Video]

Scientists Confirm Existence of 'Kirby Krackle'

'The Secret Life of Toys' Superhero Photo Series is Cute, Weird and Wonderful

Comic Book Legends Revealed #287


The Absorbascon
The Bronze Age Batman Boogie

The Anti-Didio League of America
Celebrating Ten Years of Batgirl: April 2000

The Aquaman Shrine
1966 Multiple Toys Aquaman/Justice League playset: Holy Grail of Aquaman collecting
Aquaman (Vol.6) #15 - Dec. 1995
Marvel Two-In-One #65: The Thing and Aquaman
"The Birth of Mera" by Jen Monson
JLA Sketch Card by Kate Bradley
Cincinnati Comic Expo - 2010

Armagideon Time
Nobody’s Favorites: Stalker, the Man with the Stolen Soul
Just a reminder about Scott Free…

Being Carter Hall
Read: Hawkman v.2:no.1

The Comic Treadmill
Shazam!: The Golden Age of the World's Mightiest Mortal

Comics Make Me Happy!
Impel DC Cosmic Cards #112--Adam Strange

Continued On 2nd Page Following
The Best Part of Waking Up is Super-Heroes and Super-Gorillas
Bootleg Superman, D. C. Spain?

Death to the Universe
Comix Surgery: Greatest Comic Of All Time- DC Showcase featuring Manhunter 2070

Diana Prince: Wonder Woman
2008 Heroes Convention Wonder Woman Commission by Stephane Roux

Diversions of the Groovy Kind
"Island of Fear!" from Phantom Stranger #31 (March 1974)
"The Avenging Grave" from Weird War Tales #8 (August 1972)

Every Day Is Like Wednesday
Nine things I learned from DC Comics: The 75th Anniversary Poster Book

Firestorm Fan
Firestorm Original Art Fiesta!

Girls Gone Geek
Bruce … Is It Really You?

Green Lantern Butt's FOREVER!
Green Lantern #59

The Idol-Head of Diabolu
Does the Martian Manhunter Belong in Science Fiction?
2009 "Martian Manhunter!" Sketch Card by Brendon & Brian Fraim
2008 Martian Manhunter Sketch Card by Ryan Dunlavey

Justice League Detroit
Justice #8 (December, 2006)

Pappy's Golden Age Comics Blogzine
"The Comet Peril!" from Mystery In Space #2, 1951

Power of the Atom
1993 Mayfair Games DC Heroes Role-Playing Game Third Edition Terminator Entry

Silver Age Comics
Star Spangled War Stories #84

Siskoid's Blog of Geekery
Dial H for Hamerica
Reign of the Supermen #18: Samaritan
Reign of the Supermen #19: Supermanta

Slay, Monstrobot of the Deep!!
Metropolis Needs An Arkham
Spoiler Saturday--Flash #6
Superman Doesn't Believe In Basic Hygiene

Subject : THE SUICIDE SQUAD (Task Force X)
The eye of the Bronze Tiger, Roger Cross
Rick Flag & Bronze Tiger - Ebony & Ivory kicking ass in perfect harmony
Before Det. Mackey & Agent Bauer there was Col. Flag
Mistress Lashina gives a whole new meaning to the term "bitch slapped"

Supergirl Comic Box Commentary
DC: The New Frontier
Review: R.E.B.E.L.S. #22
Review: Tiny Titans/Lil Archie #2
Poll Results: Optimism Or Pessimism?
Review: Adventure Comics #520

The Thought Experiment
Daily Batman: Mime-hating Bruce Wayne edition
Daily Batman: Break-in at Tiffany’s by the truly incomparable Adam Hughes
Daily Batman: Enter Batgirl Pencil sketch of Batgirl making a cute squinchy face.

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