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Sam Humphries Says DC Won't Let Him Use Poison Ivy in Harley Quinn

Bleeding Cool previously reported that CBR chose not to ask Harley Quinn writer Sam Humphries about the absence of Poison Ivy in the Harley Quinn comic since he took over writing the title Especially with her currently-expressed crush on Booster Gold But when Humphries was doing a Live Video Chat, that seemed to be what[...]

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Harley Quinn Loves Booster Gold… To Death?

Yesyerday, I looked at an interview that Sam Humphries gave to DC Comics media partner CBR about yesterday's new issue of Harley Quinn, which featured quite a getting-to-know-you between Harley and Booster With Humphries saying he was inspired to bring them closer together after what he detected as a frisson in the Heroes In[...]


Was Heroes In Crisis About Harley Quinn Falling For Booster Gold?

But some of us get to take out hot takes and make it into a comic book with Booster Gold in them.[caption id="attachment_1205564" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Was Heroes In Crisis About Harley Quinn Falling For Booster Gold? Art from CBR.[/caption]Such as Sam Humphries and the current Harley Quinn series he is writing, that has just seen[...]

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Creator Auctions to Raise Money For Comic Stores #Creators4Comics

Comic book creators Kami Garcia, Brian Michael Bendis, Gwenda Bond, Sam Humphries and Phil Jimenez are behind #Creators4Comics It's a new fundraising initiative to benefit comic book stores, via the Book Industry Charitable Foundation (BINC) Any creator can participate, they can run their own individual auctions by tweeting under the hashtag #Creators4Comics They will offer[...]

ComiXology Goes All in on Goliath Girls with Special Edition, Sam Humphries Sale

If there's one thing we could say is wrong with comics today, it's probably that there isn't enough celebration of Sam Humphries That's all set to change this week with the release of Humphries and artist Alti Firmansyah's Goliath Girls #2, debuting on comiXology and Amazon prime in English and Japanese on Wednesday In addition[...]

Hawkman is Indiana Jones and More from DC's World's Finest Comics Panel [SDCC]

Words and photos courtesy of Bleeding Cool's Mike Sangregorio:Saturday saw the DC World’s Finest Panel, moderated by one of the DC All Access hosts and featuring creators Liam Sharpe, Marc Andreyko, Dan Jurgens, Sam Humphries, Robert Venditti, Tom Taylor, Tim Seeley, and Mitch Gerads as panelists.The panel began by congratulating Gerads on his Eisner win the[...]

Nightwing #41 cover by Bernard Chang and Marcelo Maiolo

Nightwing #41 Review: The Judge Receives His Sentencing

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] An unknown figure visits Guppy in prison, and we flashback to Nightwing narrowly escaping the bomb the Judge has left in the casino. He even saves the person holding the bomb, and he won't let the Judge get away. Nightwing finds his limousine, and their final confrontation begins. At last, this bizarrely grim […]

Nightwing #40 cover by Bernard Chang

Nightwing #40 Review: The Power of the Friendly Squid

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Nightwing is at the mercy of the Bludhaven Bay thanks to is last encounter with the Judge. Thankfully, a passing cephalopod offers an opportunity for escape, and, after a brief recovery, Dick finds Lucy. The Judge claimed that she betrayed Nightwing. She tells Dick the current headquarters of the Judge, and our hero […]

Nightwing #39 cover by Phil Jimenez and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Nightwing #39 Review: Judge's Backstory Becomes Muddled and a Bit Silly

The artists put in some great work, and Sam Humphries keeps the Judge creepy and compelling despite the backstory This one gets a recommendation Check it out.[rwp-review-ratings id="0"] [rwp-review-form id="0"] [rwp-review-recap id="0"]Nightwing has been taken by the Judge As the Judge chides Nightwing for his continued failures in apprehending him, we are shown the second encounter between[...]

Nightwing #38 cover by Bernard Chang and Marcelo Maiolo

Nightwing #38 Review: Making the Judge a Compelling Villain

Sam Humphries has made a genuinely unnerving villain with the Judge, and it’s really coalescing as “The Untouchable” moves onwards It will also make it all the more satisfying when Nightwing beats the tar out of this guy.[caption id="attachment_789982" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Nightwing #38 art by Bernard Chang and Marcelo Maiolo[/caption]Bernard Chang’s artwork continues to create[...]

Nightwing #37 cover by Jorge Jimenez and Alejandro Sanchez

Nightwing #37 Review: First Meetings and Unfinished Business

She’s brash but level-headed, and she has a cool aesthetic that is oddly reminiscent of Sportsmaster but more colorful.Sam Humphries manages to recreate some of the classic dialogue without overdoing it and bringing back the cheesiness.The Judge is continuing to shape up into an intriguing rogue for Nightwing Hopefully this trend will continue, and we’ll[...]

Nightwing #36 cover by Bernard Chang and Marcelo Maiolo

Nightwing #36 Review: A Vast Improvement on Last Issue

Marcelo Maiolo plays off Chang’s style very well with his color art, and the two make for a great-looking book.Nightwing #36 has returned my confidence in Sam Humphries’ future with the Dick Grayson The comic was paced well, the Judge is turning out to be a great villain, and the seeming heartlessness of last issue[...]

Top DC Comics of 2017 #4: Green Lanterns #28 by Sam Humphries and Eduardo Pansica

However, there is this weird thing where no one issue is so good as to go up higher on this list (there are other series I adore that missed these lists for the same reason). Green Lanterns managed to make it primarily for this issue, Green Lanterns #29 by Sam Humphries and Eduardo Pansica.[caption id="attachment_768716" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Green Lanterns[...]

Top DC Comics of 2017 #5: Batman the Dawnbreaker #1 by Sam Humphries and Ethan van Sciver

Feelings change over time, and some books that got an 8.5 may go higher than a 9.0 on the list.And now, let us kick off the DC list with Batman: The Dawnbreaker #1 by Sam Humphries and Ethan van Sciver.[caption id="attachment_768659" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: the Dawnbreaker #1 Cover by Jason Fabok and Brad Anderson[/caption]This was one of the Dark Nights: Metal Nightmare[...]

Nightwing #35 cover by Bernard Chang and Marcelo Maiolo

Nightwing #35 Review: Oddly Mean-Spirited for Nightwing

It’s Nightwing, and it’s Sam Humphries, so I’m still reviewing it.Actually, the fact that it’s Nightwing and Humphries is what’s so odd about this one.This comic is oddly mean-spirited The woman in the beginning is drawn extra fat and disgusting There is the pitiable Guppy character, for whom Dick has very little sympathy[...]

Green Lanterns #32 variant cover by Brandon Peterson

Green Lanterns #32 Review: The Quest For Pancakes

Plus, the emotional catharsis of the showdown between Simon and Nazir wraps up a subplot that has been running in the background for a few issues now.Sam Humphries wrote a very charming book here, and I adored it.Scott Godlewski’s art work is a bit more cartoonish than the art of much of the series, but,[...]

Cover to Batman the Dawnbreaker #1 by Jason Fabok and Brad Anderson

Batman: The Dawnbreaker #1 Review: The Darkest Knight

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] On an alternate Earth, Bruce Wayne faced the death of his parents without fear or anger. He faced it with will instead, and this willpower attracted a Green Lantern Ring, making him the first Green Lantern of Earth. He immediately overrode the Ring to allow him to kill the man who slew his […]

Green Lanterns #31 Review: The Tragedy Of Volthoom

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The final showdown! Simon, Jess, and what is left of the original seven Green Lanterns versus Volthoom, the First Lantern! Who will survive? Who will fall? Will Simon Baz and Jessica Cruz ever make it home? Find out next week, same Bat-Time, same Bat-Channel! Wait, that isn't right. This issue brings about the […]


Green Lanterns #30 Review: The Battle Against Volthoom Begins

Sam Humphries did a really good job of giving interesting and compelling backstories to the original seven Green Lanterns They were given distinct and engaging personalities, and seeing them gunned down in droves here feels kind of like a waste It would have been nice to see them develop and change over time or at[...]