Superman Through the Ages!Holliston School Committee  
  •   forum   •   THIS WEEK'S CHAPTER: "THE POWER!" •   fortress   •  
Superman Through the Ages! Forum
News: 2024 UPDATE!! Superman Through the Ages! forum is now securely located at https://WWW.SUPERMANTHROUGHTHEAGES.COM/FORUM - your username and password for will still work, although your browser won't know them under the new domain name. You can look them up in your browser's saved passwords.  This is the first time we have had an SSL cert, so your credentials and website activity are now secure!  Please bear with us as we update the site to the brand new, super-secure location of! This may take some time. For more details, please see the forum update.
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
July 20, 2024, 01:02:23 PM

Login with username, password and session length

Pages: 1 [2]   Go Down
Author Topic: The problem with third party comic books.  (Read 7525 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
Last Son of Krypton
Offline Offline

Posts: 274

« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2007, 05:42:09 AM »

A lot of the fun and big time adventure is is missing from DC and Marvel can be found elsewhere. The best comics today are not being made by Marvel and DC, that's for sure.

I'd say that it depends on what you read comics for. Outside of a couple of licensed properties and PAD's Fallen Angel, I read comics for the superhero genre, primarily Superman.

And with the current teams on the books, imo, the Super-titles haven't been this good since the end of the Bronze Age.
Superman Forever
Superman Family
Offline Offline

Posts: 117

« Reply #9 on: September 03, 2007, 07:59:52 AM »

There are lot of good superheroes books from DC and Marvel today. On the top of the list there are All Star Superman, by Grant Morrison, and Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane, by Sean McKeever. Both are out of continuity comics that explore the iconic nature of te characters, in a brighter tone that donīt require years of fanboy knowledge. Thatīs why they are so successful with young readers and non-comics shop guys.

On the ohter hand, even with good writers like Kurt Busiek (Superman) and Bryan K. Vaughan (Runaways), the Marvel and DC Universes are trapped in multiple crossovers like the Skull thing (Bendis) and Countdown (Dini). Of course, Mark Waidīs The Brave and The Bold is the exception to the rule. Best in-continuity book in years! If Morrisonīs Final Crisis is really FINAL, with ideas from his old Hypercrisis project and the sentient DC Universe, Dan Didio stops his madness and the good writers can concentrate on good stories. 
Pages: 1 [2]   Go Up
Jump to:  


Archives: OLD FORUM  -  DCMB  -  KAL-L
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines

Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS! Dilber MC Theme by HarzeM
Entrance ·  Origin ·  K-Metal ·  The Living Legend ·  About the Comics ·  Novels ·  Encyclopaedia ·  The Screen ·  Costumes ·  Read Comics Online ·  Trophy Room ·  Creators ·  ES!M ·  Fans ·  Multimedia ·  Community ·  Gift Shop ·  Guest Book ·  Contact & Credits ·  Links ·  Social Media ·  Forum

Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster
The LIVING LEGENDS of SUPERMAN! Adventures of Superman Volume 1!
Buy Comics!