Author Archives: Brian Salvatore

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Five Thoughts on Star Wars: The Clone Wars‘ “Sphere of Influence” and “Corruption”

By | Mar 16, 2018 | Television

As The Clone Wars progresses, there sometimes appears to be a more developed plot that links the episodes together. Then, there are episodes like these, which simply shine a light into corners of the galaxy otherwise ignored. Let’s dig in. 1. Greedo, shot first Finally, what we’ve all been waiting for: a Greedo story! What…you […]

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Bryan Hill and Miguel Mendonca Bring 5-Issue Black Lightning/Batman Story to “Detective Comics” in June

By | Mar 16, 2018 | News

After James Tynion IV exits “Detective Comics” after two years at the end of May, Bryan Hill (“The Wild Storm: Michael Cray,” “Postal”) will take over DC’s titular book for five issues. The story arc, called ‘On the Outside,’ will see Black Lightning, aka Jefferson Pierce, come to Gotham to team up with Batman. The […]

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Exclusive Preview: “Ninja-K” #6

By | Mar 15, 2018 | Previews

One of the touches that Valiant brings to its publishing strategy is its constant reinvention. No one idea, typically, sticks around longer than it needs to, and so the line feels nice and fresh. “Ninja-K” is a subtle reinvention of the Ninjak persona, but it has made the book feel fresh, exciting, and – most […]

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Second Set of DC/Hanna Barbera Crossovers Announced

By | Mar 15, 2018 | News

On the heels of last year’s successful first round, DC Comics has announced a second round of Hanna Barbera/DC Universe crossovers coming this May. While the first round focused on the characters most associated with Hanna Barbera in the 1960s, this new round focuses on the characters that were more associated with the 1970s. The […]

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The DC3cast, Episode 109: “Plastic Man” Announced, Percy’s “Green Arrow” Wraps Up, and ‘Rebirth’ Titles, Round 90

By , and | Mar 14, 2018 | Podcasts

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] ‘Rebirth’ is upon us, and so your fearless hosts are going to talk (at least) all the first issues of each ‘Rebirth’ title! This week, the boys get on an Adam Sandler kick, reference Mad Men for the umpteenth time, and gush over “Deathstroke” and “Shade, The Changing […]


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