Saturday, November 11, 2006
Recent Comics I Have Read
Batman #658: Okay, now I dislike Bat-brat. He has no personality, ludicrously unrealistic skills and is just plain silly. Plus, he beats up Alfred, kills a thug in cold blood, nearly KILLS Robin and all Batman gives him is a stern talking to? And Talia is officially boring, having become just another scene chewing villain prone to excessive exposition. And don't even get me started on the Bat-rocket!
Eternals #5: Excellent, excellent series. The Eternals are presented as Earth-bound gods, not merely superheroes who check "other" in the box on origin. Deviants with a Celestial-based religion is a great touch, as is all the pop-culture references, Zuras as a homeless wino and Thena as a soccer mom. Great stuff!
Powers #20: Now this is Powers; none of that Millenium Guard crap, no powers for Deena. Not even a reference to the boring origins of all the powers; just cops working a powers-related murder.