Weekly Comic Book Roundup #12

Batman: White Knight (Batman: White Knight #1-8) by Sean Gordon Murphy (Writer/Illustrator), Matt Hollingsworth (Colorist) The Synopsis He’s been called a maniac, a killer and the “Clown Prince of Crime” but “white knight”? Never. Until now… Set in a world where the Joker is cured of his insanity and homicidal tendencies, The Joker, now known as “Jack,” sets about […]

Weekly Comic Book Roundup #11

Justice League, Volume 1: The Totality (Justice League (2018) #1) by Scott Snyder (Goodreads Author), Jorge Jimenez, Jim Cheung (Illustrations), Doug Mahnke The Synopsis A brand-new era begins here! Comics legends Scott Snyder and Jim Cheung launch the Justice League into a cosmos-shaking mystery that will draw out their most terrible foes…in ways our heroes couldn’t possibly imagine! The League was […]

Weekly Comic Book Roundup #8

DC Nuclear Winter Special #1 (DC One-Shot Anthologies) by Dave Wielgosz, Steve Orlando, Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing, Paul Dini, Phil Hester, Mark Russell (Goodreads Author), Mairghread Scott (Goodreads Author) , Jeff Loveness, Tom Taylor, Cecil Castellucci (Goodreads Author), Tomeu Morey (Illustrator), Nathan Fairbairn (Illustrator), Trish Mulvihill (Illustrator), Dave McCaig (Illustrator), Veronica Gandini (Illustrator), Hi-Fi (Illustrator), Romulo Fajardo Jr. (Illustrator), Luis Guerrero (Illustrator), Brian Buccellato (Illustrator), John Kalisz (Illustrator), Yasmine Putri (Illustrator), Yanick Paquette (Illustrator), Cam Smith (Illustrator), Jerry Ordway (Illustrator), Andrew Hennessy (Illustrator), Ande Parks (Illustrator), Dexter Soy (Illustrator), Mike Norton (Illustrator), Christian Duce (Illustrator), Amancay Nahuelpan (Illustrator), Scott Kolins (Illustrator), Giuseppe Camuncoli (Illustrator), Brad Walker (Illustrator) Synopsis The holidays are tough enough as it is, […]

Weekly Comic Book Roundup #7

Batgirl, Volume 1: Beyond Burnside (Batgirl (2016) #1) by Hope Larson (Writer), Raphael Albuquerque (Artist), Dave McCaig (Colourist), Deron Bennett (Letterer) Synopsis A part of DC Universe: Rebirth! Barbara Gordon looks to add a new bullet point to her already impressive Batgirl resume: travel agent. Having just (barely!) survived the Battle of Burnside and verging on an Arkham-worthy breakdown, the star pulls a Kerouac and gets […]

Weekly Comic Book Roundup #6

Nightwing: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition Book 1 (Nightwing (2016) (Single Issues) -1, 1-15) by Tim Seeley (Goodreads Author),  Javier Fernández (Illustrations) Synopsis Back in blue, the latest hit NIGHTWING series is now collected in hardcover in NIGHTWING: THE REBIRTH DELUXE EDITION BOOK 1! Dick Grayson is his name. Heroism is his one true calling. To heed that call, […]

Weekly Comic Book Roundup #5

Supergirl, Volume 1: Reign Of The Cyborg Supermen (Supergirl (2016) #1) by Steve Orlando (Writer), Brian Ching (Artist), Emanuela Lupacchino (Penciler), Ray McCarthy (Inker), Michael Atiyeh (Colourist), Steve Wands (Goodreads Author) (Letterer) Synopsis A part of DC Universe: Rebirth!  Supergirl moves to National City! As Kara Danvers, average American teenager and high school student, Supergirl must balance her life as a superhero with her new life on Earth. But […]

Weekly Comic Book Round-Up #2: April 2nd, 2019

Venom: Space Knight, Vol. 1: Agent of the Cosmos Written by: Robbie Thompson (Writer), Illustrated by: Ariel Olivetti (Artist),  Cory Petit (Letterer), Joe Caramagna (Letterer) Synopsis: Flash Thompson is many things. Soldier. Veteran. Double amputee. Guardian of the Galaxy. Host to a powerful yet newly tamed alien symbiote. Now Flash is tasked with being an intergalactic ambassador of Earth and an […]

Weekly Comic-Book Roundup #1

As a writer, I am always looking towards other creative fields for inspiration. Growing up and well into adulthood now, one of my biggest sources of creative inspiration has been comic books. Whether it was all powerful heroes like Superman or everyday vigilantes like Batman, I’ve loved reading the stories of DC Comics, Marvel and […]

Interview with Travis Smith

1) Tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you get into writing? I got into writing about superheroes and philosophy after reading an article by Adam Barkman published in Comment magazine. I could give that a try, I thought. Why not? Barkman looked at superheroes from a “mythological” point of view; I would […]