So What’s the Problem with the DCEU Anyway?

Here’s what an epic clusterfuck Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice turned out to be: A few days after the film was released, in the thick of everyone trying to process what the hell Zack Snyder had done, I had an idea that struck me as Read More …

Deadshirt is Reading: Animal Noir and Superman!

Deadshirt Is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers, and friends-of-the-site offer their thoughts on Big Two cape titles, creator-owned books, webcomics and more. David Lebovitz is reading… Animal Noir #1 Written by Izar Lunacek and Nejc Juren Art by Izar Lunacek Read More …

Deadshirt is Reading: Superman and Doctor Aphra!

Deadshirt Is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers, and friends-of-the-site offer their thoughts on Big Two cape titles, creator-owned books, webcomics and more. David Uzumeri is reading… Superman #12 Written by Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason Penciled by Doug Mahnke Read More …

The Assassination of Batman v Superman by the Cowards the Warner Brothers

The Ultimate Edition of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice—directed by Zack Snyder, written by Chris Terrio and David S. Goyer, and starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams and Jesse Eisenberg—has, after a great deal of teasing and anticipation, finally been released for public consumption. Read More …

DC Universe: Rebirth is Pure Geoff Johns Madness [Review]

DC Universe: Rebirth #1 (one shot) Written by Geoff Johns Art by Gary Frank, Ivan Reis, Phil Jimenez and others. DC Comics Rebirth is many things. It’s soft reboot for the DC Comics universe. It’s an in-story arc, with various miniseries and tie-ins attached. It’s Read More …

Hidden Joy and Catharsis in the Angst of Man of Steel

Let’s reject—if only for a moment—the argument that Marvel makes the fun, light superhero movies while DC makes the dark and broody stuff. It’s not that it’s untrue. Even at their most serious, the MCU movies always have a sense of play about them, whereas Read More …

Deadshirt’s Top Ten Comics of 2015

Narrowing down a list of the Top 10 Comics of the Year is never easy, and looking at the list of nominations from the Deadshirt staff I was amazed at the sheer variety of titles represented. Here we have political satire, high school intrigue, superhero Read More …

Deadshirt Is Reading… Secrets

Deadshirt Is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers, and friends-of-the-site offer their thoughts on Big Two cape titles, creator-owned books, webcomics and more. For more of our thoughts on this week’s new comics, take a look at Wednesday’s Deadshirt Comics Shopping List.  Read More …

Deadshirt Is Reading… Bat-Dad and Dinosaurs

Deadshirt Is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers, and friends-of-the-site offer their thoughts on Big Two cape titles, creator-owned books, webcomics and more. For more of our thoughts on this week’s new comics, take a look at Wednesday’s Deadshirt Comics Shopping List.  Read More …

Deadshirt Is Reading… Shorn Supermen and Silly Squirrel Girls

Deadshirt Is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers, and friends-of-the-site offer their thoughts on Big Two cape titles, creator-owned books, webcomics and more. For more of our thoughts on this week’s new comics, take a look at Wednesday’s Deadshirt Comics Shopping List. Read More …