Thursday, November 24, 2011

Direct Currents: Turkey Day, November 24, 2011

SyFy Orders 'Booster Gold' TV Pilot Script

A pilot script for a hour long series has been comissioned, with Greg Berlanti (No Ordinary Family, Green Lantern) as exec producer and Andrew Kreisberg (Fringe) writing, with an exec producer credit for DC.

Letting my black-girl-geek flag fly

It was a long time before I let my nerd flag fly proudly, though in retrospect, my status couldn’t have been more obvious.

Marc Andreyko, on Manhunter and Being Out

It was the little comic that could, DC’s equivalent of Spider-Girl, coming back multiple times when cancellation came calling. Manhunter had the critical acclaim and the brilliant characterization that everyone says that they want, but ultimately it would not be enough.

Bizarro Back Issues: Batman in The Worst Thanksgiving Ever

Wonder Woman as a stunning Renaissance superhero

Presented without comment.

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) - 11.21.11

Best Art Ever (This Week) - 11.18.11


The Absorbascon
Green Lantern Filmation!
Green Lantern Filmation 2: SIRENA!
Green Lantern Filmation 3: Angry Birds!

Amazon Princess
Happy Birthday Darwyn Cooke

The Aquaman Shrine
DC vs. Marvel #1 - 1996
DC vs. Marvel #2 - 1996
DC vs. Marvel #3 - 1996
DC vs. Marvel #4 - 1996
Super Friends Promo Art - 1979
Young Justice #8 - Nov. 2011

Armagideon Time
Occupy Fawcett City

Being Carter Hall
Savage Hawkman #2 Sales Figures

Brian Bolland's Blog
Here's a detail from a Batman story I drew in the 80s

Comics Make Me Happy!
Just a random list of things I miss...

DC Fifty-TOO!
CATWOMAN #1 by Dustin Darnault
HAWK AND DOVE #1 by Rich Bernatovech
JONAH HEX #1 by Alexis Ziritt
JONAH HEX #1 Variant Edition by Alexis Ziritt
LOIS LANE #1 Variant Edition by Anthony Vukojevich
WONDER GIRL #1 by Lee Leslie

Diana Prince: Wonder Woman
2010-2011 The Justice League of America 100 Project charity art by Anthony Castrillo

Diversions of the Groovy Kind
El Diablo in "Satan with Spurs!" from All-Star Western #4 (November 1970)
If You Blinked You Missed...Iron Wolf
Captain Fear's remaining adventures from Adventure Comics #'s 429, 432-433 (June 1973, December 1973, and February 1974)

Every Day Is Like Wednesday
This week's links.

Firestorm Fan
Yildiray Cinar Early Firestorm Try-out
Mystery of the Vanishing Temples
Satan in Firestorm? No, it’s just the Satin Satan…
Remember Captain X on Veterans Day
The Fire and Water Podcast: Episode 7

Girls Gone Geek
Jade by David Mack
Wonder Woman by Terry Blas

The Idol-Head of Diabolu
The Vandal Savage Exhibit
2011 Justice League: Doom Trailer
The B'rett Exhibit
Menagerie Viewing: An Art Gallery of Martian Manhunter Rogues
Stormwatch #43 (December, 1996)
Stormwatch #44 (January, 1997)
Stormwatch #45 (February, 1997)

Four-Color Shadows
The Mouthpiece-Fred Guardineer-1942
Starman-Emil Gershwin-1945
Mister Terrific-Stan Aschmeier-1944
The Super Cook of Space-Mike Sekowsky-1959
Johnny Thunder-Stan Aschmeier-1945
Oscar the Gumshoe-Bob Kane-1939

Jim Shooter
Rude Dude
Superman Syndicated Strips
Comic Book Distribution- Part 3

Justice League Detroit
2010 "Behind the Mystique of Vixen" watercolor by Shelton Bryant
2007 "Aquaman Theme Song" by Odd Man Out Films

Kevin Nowlan
Metal Men page 1 pencils
Elongated Man origin: Page one
Batman Confidential #26: a half-inked panel
Elongated Man origin: page two

Mars Will Send No More
Complete Jack Kirby Portfolio from 1971!
“Mon-El’s One Man War” from Superboy #236, 1978

Once Upon A Geek
Support ACE KILROY the webcomic!

Pappy's Golden Age Comics Blogzine
The Face in the Atom Bomb Cloud! from Strange Adventures #143, 1962

Power of the Atom
2011 THE ATOM: Original Art by Shelton Bryant

The Quality Companion Companion
Lady Blackhawks
Toonopedia: Quality Stuff

Ralph Dibny, the World-Famous Elongated Man
The Dibnys and the new Crisis-Free DC Universe!
Ranking the stuff that makes me love comics!
The best of the new 52: October 2011

Silver Age Comics
My Greatest Adventure #73

Supergirl Comic Box Commentary
Review: Superboy #3
Review: Supergirl #3
Review: Legion Lost #3
Review: Legion Of Super-Heroes #3


The Irredeemable Shag said...

As always, the shout-outs are sincerely appreciated! I love the compiled links. Great resource!

The Irredeemanle Shag

Diabolu Frank said...

That's good to hear. These link lists can seem pretty thankless, so the encouragement helps. I get use out of these as reference when I'm looking stuff up that I want to revisit, so that's also handy.

The Irredeemable Shag said...

I'm typically silent about them, but they are definitely appreciated (and useful!).

The Irredeemable Shag