Thursday, March 8, 2012

Direct Currents: Thursday, March 8, 2012

Art and Superheroines: Getting Sex and Cape Comics Right

There are plenty of chaste kisses, followed by a fade-to-black, but when actual sex is the subject, superheroes come up short. These scenes tend to come across either exploitative or too inept to be anything approaching believable. Why is that?

'Masters of Comic Book Art' Documentary Reemerges from the VHS Ether [Video]

From 1987: Neal Adams, Steve Ditko, Will Eisner, Jean Giraud aka Moebius, Jack Kirby, Harvey Kurtzman, Frank Miller and Bernie Wrightson

Golden Age Comic Book Artist Sheldon Moldoff, R.I.P.

Bryan Hitch on 'Superman: The Movie', the Film That Introduced Him to Superheroes

Superman Shills for Corn Flakes and Peanut Butter in Old Commercials [Video]

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) - 02.27.12

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Best Sexah Art Ever (This Week) - 02.24.12

Awesome Art Picks: Carnage, Batman, Nightcrawler and More

Awesome Art Picks: X-Babies, Captain America, Batman and More

Best Art Ever (This Week) - 01.02.12


The Absorbascon
52 new New52 Questions
The Inevitability of Vibe

The Aquaman Shrine
Memories of Mera: Steve Skeates
Three Faces of Mera
Memories of Mera: Sirena Irwin
Teen Titans Ad - 1966
Justice League Ovaltine Ad and T-Shirt - 1967
Teen Titans #28 - Aug. 1970
Argentinian Super Powers Album

Armagideon Time
Nobody’s Favorites: Lords of the Ultra-Realm
Nobody’s Favorites: Tyroc

Diana Prince: Wonder Woman
The Flash: Rebirth #2 (July, 2009)
1966 Wonder Woman "The Return of Brunhilde" Audio Play

Firestorm Fan
Nick Cardy Interview – Episode 13 of FIRE & WATER PODCAST
Can I Play With Nuclear Madness? Iron Maiden’s Eddie as Firestorm
Firestorm Died in DC Universe Online Legends #23
Firestorm found in Justice League stickers
Firestorm in Green Lantern: Circle of Fire
JLA #228-230 – Episode 14 of FIRE & WATER PODCAST
100 Tiny Characters including Firestorm

Fortress of Baileytude

Girls Gone Geek
Wonder Women! Gives Heroines Their Due
MegaCon 2012 Photo Album
Catwoman by Benjamin Anders
Project Starfire

The Idol-Head of Diabolu
2011 Martian Manhunter OYL art by Neil Tavares
2011 Martian Manhunter art by by Ken House
1999 Hasbro JLA Justice League of America Martian Manhunter 9" Doll
The Vile Menagerie: DEVIL MEN OF PLUTO
Post-Pointal Depression: Chronic Case of DCnÜ
The Guard Belt

Indigo Tribe: Circle of Fire Week
Green Lantern: Circle of Fire #1
Green Lantern and Adam Strange
Green Lantern and the Atom
Green Lantern and Green Lantern
Green Lantern and Firestorm
Green Lantern and Power Girl
Green Lantern: Circle of Fire #2

Justice League Detroit
Action Comics #530 (April, 1982)
1999 Hasbro DC Super Heroes Silver Age Collection Aquaman

Power of the Atom
Justice League America #64 (July, 1992)
Justice League America #65 (August, 1992)
Justice League America #66 (September, 1992)

Supergirl Comic Box Commentary
Shrine: Flamebird Figure
Review: Superman #6
Back Issue Box: Adventures of Superman #502
Review: Supergirl #2
Argo City - Silver Age
Argo City - Silver Age Part 2

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