Tag Archives: Gary Gianni

I can’t get enough of adventure comics

It has been a year since ABC cancelled its witty adventure show Agent Carter and I’m still looking for something with the same jazzy panache and the ability to conjure that old-school type of silly, joyful escapades. Don’t get me … Continue reading

Posted in BEYOND BATMAN COMICS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spotlight on The Shadow Strikes!

The mid-to-late ‘80s were the true golden age of comic books. For a few years, the industry was set on trying out all kinds of ideas and outright bombarding readers with one memorable comic after another, featuring both new and … Continue reading

Posted in BEYOND BATMAN COMICS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Batman comics and World War II

          Although nowadays movies set in World War II have become mostly synonymous with tearjerker melodramas or grim military epics, this wasn’t always the case. The gravitas of that conflict and the overwhelming consensus about who the heroes and villains … Continue reading

Posted in THE POLITICS OF BATMAN COMICS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment