ARCHIVE PAGE 1005 - March 2018
Previous posts that appeared on the front page of comic book brain.com
Big Sister Syndrome
Detective Comics #975, April 2018
The Trial of Batwoman
Detective Comics #975, April 2018, Cover art by Alvaro Martinez and inks by Raul Fernandez
Why is she on trial? Because of Detective Comics #974:
Marvel Tales #149
Marvel Tales #149, August 1956, Cover by Bill Everett
Art by Pant - Pant online page here
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #2. Art by Claire Roe, Roge Antonio, Allen Passalaqua, & Hi-Fi Design
March 13 News:
Jason Todd is a very significant character in the Batman mythology, and to a lesser extent, that of the Teen Titans. As a character, when he was first introduced he was more or less hated, but he has eventually become a fan favorite. Jason Todd was first introduced in the pages of Batman in 1983, right around the time the now 19 year old Dick Grayson was ditching the Robin identity to become Nightwing
Most of the usual suspects are in the Slash Film lineup, but they failed to include Unbreakable?
Batmobile getting stripped by Jason Todd
Batman #408, June 1987, DC Comics. First appearance of Jason Todd. Art by Ed Hannigan and interior pages by Chris Warner (of Dark Horse fame).
There are mixed statements about who drew the cover for #408 which features a new rendition of Jason Todd who is stripping the Batmobile. Official credit seems to rest with Chris Warner, though Warner (on the comics.org website) has disclaimed doing the art.
March 12 News:
"...I was with Wendy’s for 12 years, and it was the best experience ever for running a comic shop because every Wendy’s manager every Monday morning does a (profit and loss report) for their store. You’re taught to lay it out. You know where every penny went.
That's a good advice and a standard for any business that intends to make enough money to pay its way.
Q: You and your partners opened the store in 1994. What are the big differences between the store then and today? A: The floor back then was taken up by back issues because that was the primary difference between going to the newsstand and going to the comic store is you could get old issues. ... We still sell back issues, but they are a significantly smaller part of our business
Incidentally: DC Comics recently closed out its distribution to newstands entirely (see this story at comichron)
Detective Comics #975, April 2018. Art by Alvaro Martinez and inks by Raul Fernandez
A+X #4, March 2013, Marvel Comics. Cover by Kaare Andrews
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