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A Spoiler Free Commentary on Batman Wedding Spoilers

 •  Filed under Comics, Batman, Dc Comics

Even if you’re not a comics fan, I bet you’ve heard the news. Batman asked Catwoman to marrying him! Batman #50, the wedding issue, releases in comic shops this Wednesday, July 4, a full year after Batman asked Catwoman to marry him in issue #24. I started Mix it Up! Comics a year ago, and the first Batman comic to arrive in our shop was Batman #24. I feel a deep connection to this story both as a Batman fan and as a comic shop owner.

Today, DC Comics in an inexplicable move, partnered with the NY Times to completely spoil the story before it is released on Wednesday. I’m not linking to the NY Times article just in case someone were to accidentally follow it. Yes, even the title of the article spoils the story.

Naturally, fans are upset. Comic shop owners are upset. Random people on the Interwebs are upset. It just seems like a horrible thing to do to most anyone you ask.

I won’t comment here on the spoilers themselves. There’s not much I can say without risking spoiling the story, too. I’ll just say this — please, go read the story for yourself. Stories are more than their plot points. Sure, plot is the spine on which the story is built, but there’s so much more — character, tone, theme, and in the case of comics, art. There are some amazing artists that have contributed to Batman #50. Go take it all in for yourself. I know I am. I’ve waited a year for this, and I’m not going to let the spoilers get in my way.

dcu: meloncow: 24/52 CANCELLED, DC New 52 Wave 1 cancelled list update. This is interesting. That's almost half of them. Also found out...

 •  Filed under Comics, Dc Comics, New 52



24/52 CANCELLED, DC New 52 Wave 1 cancelled list update.

This is interesting. That’s almost half of them. Also found out through this that Teen Titans is getting cancelled, which I have mixed feeling on cause I really like the characters but Lobdell’s writing was going down hill fast for me that I could read it anymore around the time Raven was “introduced”. I hope they come back under someone else’s pen.

DC History is coming, as soon as I get home from work. I know at least 5 people are excited about learning what happened in 1960. Who they are, I have no idea.

Also there was a ton of commentary on this post if you want to look at it you can click here. I deleted it to make this a shorter post.

That’s a great graphic to demonstrate this.

LOBDELL to Long-Time TEEN TITANS Fans: 'Can't Find It In My Heart to Apologize'

 •  Filed under Comics, Dc Comics, Teen Titans, New 52

LOBDELL to Long-Time TEEN TITANS Fans: 'Can't Find It In My Heart to Apologize'

I often find that I love comics that more mainstream comics fans don’t though I’m probably as mainstream hero-loving comics nerd as they come. I loved this version of Teen Titans, even if it is nothing like the Marv Wolfman Teen Titans I loved as a kid. Shame to see it go, but Lobdell shouldn’t apologize. It was a great series.