Reviews (DC)

DC Special Series #21

DC Special Series #21

A certain bright star in the sky helps several DC universe characters successfully navigate Christmas Eve adventures. This collection of short tales is pretty solid throughout, with a young Frank Miller’s first-ever outing on Batman being the best present in the pile. [More]

Reviews (DC)

Superman #400

Superman #400

At different points throughout their future, humanity recalls legends of Superman, champion of “truth, justice and the American way.” This anniversary issues — featuring an all-star cast of artists and several strong short stories from Elliot S. Maggin — earns a rare A+ grade. [More]

Reviews (Marvel)

Daredevil #191

Daredevil #191

A paralyzed Bullseye becomes an involuntary participant in a game of Russian roulette initiated by an emotionally distraught Daredevil. A masterpiece by Frank Miller, Terry Austin and colorist Lynn Varley. [More]

Reviews (Marvel)

John Carter Warlord of Mars #18

John Carter Warlord of Mars #18

Fellow green Barsoomian Barak Sol challenges Tars Tarkas in formal combat for leadership of the Thark. Chris Claremont’s script is tough on new readers, but the visual storytelling of a young Frank Miller (inked by Bob McLeod) is already a treat. [More]

Reviews (Marvel)

What If? #35

What If? #35

In an alternate reality, Bullseye dies during a prison break, allowing Elektra to betray the Kingpin and survive. Frank Miller and Terry Austin do the honors on the lead story, with backup tales by Roger Stern, Steve Ditko and others. [More]

Reviews (Marvel)

Review: Marvel Team-Up Annual #3

Power Man, Iron Fist and Machine Man scramble to recover a computer “super-circuit” stolen by the Hulk. A ho-hum affair by Roger Stern, Herb Trimpe and a host of inkers. [More]

Talking Points

What Bronze Age creators and comics deserve a bit more love?

The spotlight often falls on the era’s top sellers and critical classics. But what of the underrated gems and under-appreciated creators of the Bronze Age? This month, we focus on less-well-known favorites. [More]

Reviews (Marvel)

Review: Fantastic Four Roast #1             

The bulk of the Marvel U gathers to roast the FF, but a shadowy figure wants to ruin the party. Fred Hembeck emcees this Bronze Age oddity, with a little help from Jim Shooter, John Byrne, Frank Miller and dozens more. [More]

Reviews (Marvel)

Review: Marvel 70th Anniversary TPB        

“A compilation of the greatest stories from 70 years of Marvel history,” picked with the help of fans on MarvelMasterworks.com. Four classic Bronze Age tales make the cut, featuring work from some of the era’s top talent. [More]

Talking Points

What are your favorite Bronze collections?

There’s a wealth of reprinted Bronze material available out there. Your Comics Bronze Age editor offers a list of his favorites, and looks for input, too. [More]

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