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The Daily LITG, 30th November 2019 – Happy Birthday Keith Giffen

The Daily LITG, 30th November 2019 – Happy Birthday Keith Giffen

What Would Rob Liefeld Think? 75% Off Marvel Omnibuses - is This the Best Black Friday Deal in a Comic Shop Today? "Charlie's Angels" Go "Love Boat:" the Greatest Turkey to Ever Set Sail "The Good Place" Season 4: Where Beginning of End Left Us [Spoilers] Prime Minister Boris Johnson Makes His (Naked) Debut in[...]

Scooby Apocalypse #25 cover by Howard Porter and Hi-Fi

Scooby Apocalypse #25 Review: The Final Fred-day

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Shaggy and Velma are awaiting the return of Daphne and Freddy in the mall. Daphne and Freddy left to recon the "Consumerite" demons and have been gone too long. We see Daphne and Freddy, and the former is perpetually angry with the latter. If you've heard about this issue of Scooby Apocalypse at […]

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New Jersey Comic Expo's Programming Focuses Almost Exclusively On Comics

Guests Keith Giffen and Kevin Maguire will be talking their run on the Justice League, Colleen Doran will be getting a spotlight panel, and Dynamite will be hosting two panels on How Comics Are Made and Writing Comics The Dynamite Way.There will also be a panel focused on Stan Lee's graphic novel God Woke that[...]

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Justice League's Keith Giffen And Kevin Maguire Head To New Jersey

Keith Giffen and Kevin Maguire will be appearing at the New Jersey Comic Expo November 18th and 19th These two men, along with co-writer J.M DeMatteis, are responsible for one of the most beloved era of the Justice League responsible for the paring of Blue Beetle and Booster Gold, Martian Manhunter's cookie obsession, and of[...]

Blue Beetle #13 Review: Which Future Team Is Canon Now?

I’m not complaining mind you; it’s always nice to see the Legion, especially since DC kicked them to the curb a few years back.They receive little dialogue, and it’s a borderline Easter Egg in that you need to know who the Legion of Superheroes are in order to parcel out that many of the Legion[...]


Manhunter #1 Review: Manhunter Likes Hunting Man

This one was brought to us by Keith Giffen, Dan Didio, Mark Buckingham, and Chris Sotomayor.The artwork for the fight scenes especially invoke the Kirby style, with a lot of swinging of fists and crashing blows Buckingham and Sotomayor do a fantastic job of capturing the kinetic energy and impressive forms of the King himself.The[...]

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Blue Beetle #11 Review: Some Decent Moments, But Essentially 22 Pages Of Text Walls

Let them stick around.Keith Giffen’s art remains well suited for the comic The rough-around-the-edges look fits the rough-and-ready method of Jaime and Ted’s superheroing Romulo Fajardo Jr.’s color work is really good A lot of panels seem to glisten with the bright blues, oranges, and golds.It’s disappointing to say it, but this was a very[...]

Blue Beetle #10 Review: A Spritz Of Rain In The DC Drought

But who is in control — the Scarab or Jamie?This is a bloated and unwieldy mess of plot threats, but Keith Giffen and J.M DeMatteis kind of make it work for them It’s ridiculous It’s apocalyptic But it’s kind of fun.They balance the characters well Arion is kind of a stereotypical, “People suck, so I[...]

Blue Beetle #9 Review- A Weird, Wild Ride And I Am OMAC

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]While both Jaime Reyes and Ted Kord Blue Beetles (never read anything with the actual original), Keith Giffen and Scott Kolins Blue Beetle was not a fun read initially One major turn-off to the book was the constant damn bickering between any two characters but especially between Jaime Reyes and Ted Kord themselves.Interior conflict[...]

DC to Celebrate Jack Kirby's 100th Birthday with Ambitious Post-Apocalyptic Series

Kamandi Challenge To Commemorate Jack Kirby's 100th Birthday Next Year

Tomasi/Neal Adams Issue #3 by Jimmy Palmiotti/Amanda Conner Issue #4 by James Tynion/Carlos D’Anda Issue #5 by Bill Willingham/Ivan Reis Issue #6 by Steve Orlando/Philip Tan Issue #7 by Marguerite Bennett/Dan Jurgens Issue #8 by Keith Giffen/Steve Rude Issue #9 by Tom King/Kevin Eastman Issue #10 by Greg Pak/Joe Prado Issue #11 by Rob Williams/Walter[...]

Through The Habitrails And The Curse Of Ambush Bug

One attempt to dig deeper in an unpublished Secret Origins installment of Robert Loren Fleming and Keith Giffen’s satiric Ambush Bug (circa 1990, DC Comics)—a story satirizing the sad plight of DC Comics editors—got its editor promptly and unceremoniously fired Jack Kirby’s savaging of his former Marvel creative partner and editor Stan Lee as “Funky Flashman” in the pages[...]

Benjamin Roman Brings Us P.A.C.O. And Donut

The all-ages series by creator Benjamin Roman tells the story of an escaped criminal who is shackled to a damaged transport robot whose programming has flipped. Roman has previously worked with writer Steve Niles on The Cryptics from Image and with Keith Giffen on I Luv Halloween for Tokyopop.We have some preview pages and a synopsis for[...]

Keith Giffen Revives Sugar & Spike As Private Dicks #DCJanuary

Announced courtesy of USA Today, in January, DC Comics are launching a number of new series, not what we previously referred to as "Big October."And new the news that Sugar & Spike, classic kiddie characters are all grown up. Keith Giffen's Sugar & Spike puts a grownup spin on Sheldon Mayer's popular comic-book toddlers of the 1950s and '60s.DC[...]

DC Comics Cancels Infinity And The Forever People. Again.

Written by DC Comics co-publisher Dan DiDio with Keith Giffen and Scott KoblishBut not only did that aspect not stop the title from being cancelled, but it looks as if he won't even get to have a collection of the comics on his bookshelf.DC Comics has just informed retailers that the collection Infinity Man And[...]

Comic Writer Roger Slifer Passes Away At Age 60

He worked as their first sales manager to the direct market as well as writing Omega Men where he created Lobo with Keith Giffen He worked on multiple animation projects including Jem and the Holograms, Transformers and GI Joe Extreme.The hit and run, which took place in Santa Monica, left the writer in critical condition[...]

And Finally… The History Of The DC Universe, As It Was

Craig Russell, Mart Nodell, Joe Staton, Dave Stevens, Bill Sienkiewicz, Jack Kirby, Mike Royer, Keith Giffen, Bret Blevins, Al Williamson, Michael Kaluta, Gene Colan, Steve Lightle, Brian Bolland, Michael T Gilbert, Jim Starlin, Joe Kubert, Arthur Adams, Walter Simonson, Paul Norris, Mike Grell, Mary Wilshire, Andy Kubert, Gil Kane, Kurt Schaffenberger, Bob Kane, Curt Swan, George[...]

Celebrating Ted Kord, The Blue Beetle Who Was Your Friend

DeMatteis and Keith Giffen, a time-displaced hero who landed in the future DC rebooted Ted as a young grad student for the New 52 in Geoff Johns’ in-continuity Forever Evil miniseries earlier this year, but it’s too early to tell whether this new version of the character will live up to the character’s reputation as[...]

The Big Reason To Buy Justice League 3000 #11 Today (FINAL PAGE SPOILERS)

Secondly it's drawn by Howard Porter who is soooooo much better at his craft than in is Grant Morrison JLA run, totally reinventing himself from the ground up, with influences from Moebius, Bode, Quitely and more mixing around in there. And thirdly… and this is where it gets very spoilery, so if you are thinking […]