Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Direct Currents: Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Enjoy the links while you can folks, because I'm going to d/c the DC a.s.a.p.

Al Rio Passes

It has been reported by Brazilian journalists that comic book artist Al Rio has recently died.

Stephen Amell Is The Green Arrow

'Watchmen' Prequel Announced by DC Comics: 'Before Watchmen'

Collecting the Legion 018: DC Super-Stars Society

In late 1977, DC proposed a fan club called the DC Super-Stars Society with a dozen chapters, devoted to a number of its popular characters and teams...

George Perez And The Death Of Lana Lang That Wasn’t

Why I Quit Static Shock by John Rozum's Top Ten Black Comic Book Superheroes

They’re aren’t all American, so the term “African American” doesn’t quite apply. I wish someone would come up with a more inclusive euphemism!

Fox Affiliate Demonizes DC Comics Relaunch for Sex, Violence, Whatever

Some Superhero Re-Construction Needed by Darin Wagner

Comics Everybody: The History of Donna Troy Explained

Gambling With The Dark Knight And Superman’s Erectile Dysfunction

MAD's 'Botchmen' Explores The Lighter Side Of 'Watchmen'

The Amazing 1966 'Batman' Trading Cards by Norman Saunders

Yasmin Liang's Justice League Gender Swaps and Fashion Illustration Tickle Our Fancy [Art]

The Wonder Woman Cheerleaders Of Russia

From Superman to Solid Snake, Loston Wallace Draws it All [Art]

Edwin Vazquez's Illustrations Drip With Awesomeness

Andres Romero Spends a Lot of Face Time With Your Favorite Heroes [Art]

Spider-Man's Tattooed Grandson and Wonder Woman's Hair as Envisioned by Rodrigo

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) - 01.23.12

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) - 01.30.12

Awesome Art Picks: Joker, Star Wars, Venom and More

Best Art Ever (This Week) - 01.20.12

Best Art Ever (This Week) - 01.27.12

Best Art Ever (This Week) - 02.03.12


The Absorbascon
GIANT PENNY WEEK, #6: Thoughts for Your Penny
GIANT PENNY WEEK, #7: Adventures of the Giant Penny!
GIANT PENNY WEEK, #8: Haikuesday with the Giant Penny
I agree with Sherri Ly of Fox News about DC Comics!

The Aquaman Shrine
Aquaman Art Gallery: Steven Morrow
JLA Puzzle
DC Super Friends My Busy Book
Aquaman iPhone Wallpaper
Super Friends Toy Car by AHI

Being Carter Hall
The Savage Hawkman v.1 Announced (Again)

Blog Into Mystery
Flash weds his lady love, that nagging shrew, Iris West

Brian Bolland's Blog
Ah! Elasti-girl!

Iron Fist vs Bronze Tiger

Comics Make Me Happy!
Two Face by Jegang

Diana Prince: Wonder Woman
JLA 100 Project charity art by Joseph Michael Linsner
2000 Warner Bros. Studio Store Exclusive JLA Mug
"The Wonder Of It All" editorial by George Pérez (1986)

Diversions of the Groovy Kind
Kong the Untamed #1 (March-May 1975)
"The Sorcerer's Castle" from House of Mystery #272 (June 1979)
The Flash, Black Canary, Hawkman & Hawkgirl in Super-Team Family #3 (November 1975)
Forbidden Tales of Dark Mansion #8 (September 1972)

The Dork Review
Map of Smallville
Adam Umak's Villain Jam Pieces
Supergirl DVD Booklet

El Jacone's Comic Book Bunker Presents:
Reading Crisis on Infinite Earths

Part 5: Worlds In Limbo
Part 6: 3 Earths! 3 Deaths!
Part 7: Beyond The Silent Night
Part 8: A Flash Of The Lightning!

Firestorm Fan
Firestorm in Captain Atom #2 (April 1987)
Happy Birthday Firestorm Fan Blog!
Super Heroes Have Issues Too t-shirt
Putting Out the Flame of Firestorm
Ethan Van Sciver recent comments on DC Comics Message Boards
Darryl Banks Firestorm drawings

Giant-Size Geek
Mister Miracle by Mike Grell and Bob McLeod
Jack Kirby Fourth World Gallery: pinups by Byrne, Simonson, and more!

Girls Gone Geek
Stream of Comicsness – Week of 01.18.2012
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
Trinity Mothers

The Idol-Head of Diabolu
Martian Manhunter Mark III
2011 "It Even Rains in Space" Martian Manhunter color art by Michael Walsh and Adam Metcalfe
2010 "Miss Martian Manhunter" art by Matthew S. Armstrong
2011 "Have Peace Eduardo Barreto" art by Michael Netzer
Comrades of Mars: R'ell

Justice League Detroit
1984 Vixen, Vibe, Gypsy, and Commander Steel Postcard by George Pérez
Justice League: Cry for Justice (2009-2010)

Kevin Nowlan
Ra's al Ghul card art
Another DC card: Talia
Legion of Superheroes Painting
Mary Marvel
Batman gargoyle drawing

Power of the Atom
The All New Atom Ryan Choi Index
2011 The Atom pondering art by Shelton Bryant

Ralph Dibny, the World-Famous Elongated Man
The Doomsday Book!

Silver Age Comics
The Continuing Dilemma of Brainiac 5
Brave and Bold #1

Subject : THE SUICIDE SQUAD (Task Force X)
Suicide Squad: A Watery Grave & Captain Boomerang's "Flash back" in Brightest Day #7
Suicide Squad #5 Review: Diablo BBQs Belle Reve , King Shark eats somebody again & the hunt for Harley is on!
Here's Black Spider back in my very first comic at age 6 . Now he's in The Suicide Squad 33 years later

Supergirl Comic Box Commentary
Dollmaker Designs And Jamal Igle's Run
Back Issue Box: Action Comics #595
Review: Supergirl #5
New Supergirl #6 Cover
Review: Superman #5
Back Issue Box: Adventure Comics #399

Tower of Fate
A Comparison of the Babylonian Mythology of Negal (Nergal) and the DC Mythology of Negal
History of Dr. Fate Pt. 4
Doctor Fate @ Deviant Art
Doctor Fate Cake
Review: The Golden Age Dr. Fate Archives Vol. 1

Review Section

The Buy Pile by Hannibal Tabu

Comic shop comics by J. Caleb Mozzocco

Comics Of The Weak by Tucker Stone

Wednesday Is Any Day For All I Care by Diabolu Frank

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