I drafted Wonder Woman #7 for my CBR reviews last week not knowing what the issue was about, and it resulted in the toughest review I’ve had to write for CBR yet. To CBR’s credit, though the review skewed a bit editorial, they ran it. However, we have strict word counts over there and I have many thoughts and feelings…so here we are on She Has No Head! five days later.
I have lovedand supported the new Wonder Woman under Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang. I supported this book vehemently even when I did not agree with all the choices they made — like Wonder Woman being Zeus’ daughter and thus a demi-god — because I understand that writers have to do things that are unpopular sometimes in order to tell the best story. And in fact, doing something unpopular can often be the right thing to do. In addition to that, I also understand that stories are not tailor made FOR ME, and I don’t expect them to be. So I accepted the changes as many fans did and continued to read, and frankly to love, so much of what Azzarello and Chiang were doing.
Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from 100 Bullets #65, which was published by DC/Vertigo and is cover dated December 2005. Enjoy! Continue Reading »
Every day this month, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is the back-up story from Tales of the Unexpected #7, which was published by DC and is cover dated June 2007. Yes, this is more commonly known as “Chapter Seven” of Doctor 13: Architecture & Mortality. Enjoy! Continue Reading »