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DC Unveils Ultra-Rare Doug Mahnke Cake Variant at C2E2

DC Unveils Ultra-Rare Doug Mahnke Cake Variant at C2E2

But unlike the 18-year DC career of Dan Didio which was celebrated with the former DC Publisher's firing earlier this month, Doug Mahnke's 25-year DC career was celebrated in a more fitting fashion: with a cake!Only one copy of this ultra-rare cake featuring interior art by Mahnke from Detective Comics #994 was available, and unfortunately[...]

Justice League #5 cover by Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza, and Wil Quintana

Justice League #5 Review: Enter the Legion of Doom

This leads him to unite Sinestro, Gorilla Grodd, the Joker, Black Manta, and the Cheetah under the banner of the Legion of Doom.[caption id="attachment_896757" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Justice League #5 cover by Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza, and Wil Quintana[/caption]Justice League #5 begins the story of the Legion of Doom’s union, motive, and mission[...]

Superman #44 cover by Patrick Gleason and Alejandro Sanchez

Superman #44 Review: Night of the Living Bizarros

This language is such a loose mess of double-negatives and wavering rules of its own that I was often forced to reread it as the opposite, then decipher what the opposite of that opposite is.[caption id="attachment_824092" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Superman #44 art by Doug Mahnke, Jamie Mendoza, and Wil Quintana[/caption]Doug Mahnke’s excellent artwork is a boon[...]

Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt Cover by Doug Mahnke and Wil Quintana

Dark Knights Rising the Wild Hunt Review: Fun and Interesting Despite a Hard-to-Follow Plot

The Batman Who Laughs and the Nightmare Batmen are in pursuit.[caption id="attachment_795324" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt Cover by Doug Mahnke and Wil Quintana[/caption]Those are the broad strokes of the plot However, trying to explain the exact details of what happens would be a challenge The ship which Cyborg, Raven and the[...]

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Is 'No Justice' A Big Story Planned For DC In 2018?

Last Wednesday saw the release of Dark Nights: Metal tie in one shot, Batman Lost, written by Scott Snyder, James Tyion IV, and Joshua Williamson, with art handled by Doug Mahnke, Yanick Paquette, Jorge Jimenez, Jaime Mendoza, Wil Quintana, Nathan Fairbairn, and Alejandro Sanchez.[caption id="attachment_742413" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Batman Lost cover by Olivier Coipel and Dave[...]

bestseller list: Batman Lost review #1 cover by Olivier Coipel and Dave Stewart

Batman Lost #1 Review: Everyone Has A Favorite Batman Story

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] An elderly Bruce Wayne is asked by his granddaughter to retell one of the old stories of Batman. She picks the Case of the Chemical Syndicate, and Bruce recalls the events of his first detective case. Things are off, and his mind trails to prehistoric man and the lives of his ancestors. All […]

The Superman Family Gathers At NYCC'16

It doesn’t matter if you’ve been a Superman fan for fifty years, or if it’s your first time picking up a comic book; these stories have a little something for everyone.Appearing on stage at this year’s New York Comic Con Superman comics panel were creators Doug Mahnke, Peter Tomasi, Steve Orlando, and Phil Jimenez[...]

Multiversity: Ultra Comics Vs. Grover From Sesame Street

Today sees the much-anticipated release of Multiversity: Ultra Comics #1. With a very self-aware lead character, whose secret identity is all of us reading the comic book. And reacting to the reviews of the comic book even before they are written. And who even gives you spoilers in the opening pages. And encourages you to […]

Justice League #33 Showcases Relationships Created By The New 52

By Hilton Collins The Justice League's fight against the new Doom Patrol continues in #33 as both teams struggle to contain Jessica Cruz's destructive new power ring. The League fights the new Doom Patrol over Jessica Cruz's fate in "The Injustice League's" conclusion, but the storyline's character interactions soon take center stage—and rightfully so—as this […]

Essential 8 Batman Comics – Celebrating 75 Years of The Batman You Deserve

Written by Ed Brubaker and with art by Doug Mahnke, this is a finely written and rendered book that manages to bridge continuity and stylistic gaps Brubaker smartly chooses not to wallow in the same overwhelming hopelessness as Year One (though make no mistake, this is still a pretty dark story with a lot of[...]

Anatomy Lessons – Action Comics #775

Brandon Thomas writes for Bleeding Cool:“What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice, & The American Way?” by Joe Kelly, Doug Mahnke, and Lee BermejoIt’s impossible to discuss this particular issue of Action Comics now without also discussing Man of Steel, so if you’re one of the many (myself included) that found themselves often exhausted and[...]