Tag: DC Comics

19. Green Arrow

19. Green Arrow

Happy Father’s Day, here’s the best son of the worst father in the DC Universe. I have mentioned before that I like the Connor Hawke Green Arrow exactly as much as I like Ollie Queen. The other major Legacy characters in DC Comics (Flash & Green Lantern), I definitely prefer the “replacements” over the originals …

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18. Thunder

18. Thunder

Vaguely remember her from the Black Lightning TV series, but while researching her, I discovered the absolute worst superhero costume I’ve ever seen. Thank god she changed.

17. Starman

17. Starman

Mikaal Tomas, the 70s one-issue Starman, brought back eventually in James Robinson’s masterwork 90s Starman series as a tragic and completely beloved (by me) character.

16. Robin

16. Robin

Tim Drake, best Robin. Canonically bi in a recent-ish story. Refuse to draw him in any other version of his costume. Best Robin.

Patreon Reward: Evil Drunk Superman

Patreon Reward: Evil Drunk Superman

I have never been more excited for a patron request than when I got “evil drunk Superman from Superman III”.

11. John Constantine

11. John Constantine

John is canonically bi, but I’ve always felt he’s more of an “anything that moves” kinda guy, so don’t stand so, don’t stand so close to him. John is still the greatest comic character ever formed and I miss the original Hellblazer a lot.

9. The Question

9. The Question

So there’s usually a backlash against “legacy” characters. New faces behind the masks of established characters, particularly when those newer characters could be derogatorily labeled as “diversity hires” of sorts. For me, the only one I dismiss is Jaime Reyes as Blue Beetle, but just because Ted Kord got ground into the fucking dirt in …

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8. Batwoman

8. Batwoman

I honestly don’t have a ton to say.

7. Midnighter

7. Midnighter

See yesterday’s post.

6. Apollo

6. Apollo

Listen, I know Warren Ellis has been cancelled for being a creep. It’s kinda not surprising that he’s a creep. Sadly. But, he’s still a guy I think we should respect the work he did at the top of his game. Among those, The Authority essentially redefined superhero comics for nearly a full decade, and …

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