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A Reading List for Wonder Woman Day

In honor of Wonder Woman’s solo film debut this weekend, DC has proclaimed Saturday, June 3rd Wonder Woman Day. Created 76 years ago by William Moulton Marston and Harry G. Peter as both a superheroine and symbol for women’s equality, Diana has had an eventful history. Her legacy is a rich one, which the staff of Nothing But Comics have often revisited. So, for those wishing to delve deeper into Wonder Woman and what she represents, here is a selection of writings from Nothing But Comics on the adventures of the Princess of Themyscira.

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Podcast Episode Fifty Part Two

swamp_thing_035_01-231 Part two of our top fifty runs of all time podcast going from 25 to 1 featuring discussions on The Flash by Carmine Infantino, Brian K Vaughan & Pia Guerra’s Y The Last Man, Nick Fury by Jim Steranko, Animal Man by Grant Morrison, Swamp Thing by Alan Moore, Spiderman by Stan Lee & Steve Ditko, The Fantastic Four by Stan Lee & Jack Kirby and more. Click below for the rankings Continue reading Podcast Episode Fifty Part Two

Podcast Episode Fifty Part One

This Year’s Finest 2016: The Most Memorable Characters

The weather might suggest otherwise, but December has arrived and with it the inevitable year’s end lists. Luckily, at Nothing But Comics, we’re quite fond of year’s end lists. Our first group Top Ten will arrive tomorrow, but first I offer up my annual look back at some of the most memorable character from 2016.

All entries are listed alphabetically. For simplicity sake, characters without code names are listed by first name.

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Indubitable Issues and Pull List (11/16/16)

LOOKING FOR BOOKS TO BUY THIS WEEK?  

LOOK NO FURTHER.  

HERE ARE SOME ISSUES THAT WILL NOT DISAPPOINT.

 
Tyler’s Recommendation …
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“Brubaker, Phillps, and Breitweiser are back with another installment of their newest gem. Very different than previous books from this team, but filled with the compelling characters and gorgeous art we’ve all come expect. Everyone interested in great comics should be picking this up.”
 

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Tuesday Top Fifteen: Our Favorite Creators Patrick

Nothing But Comics is about to hit our three year mark and in observance of the site’s anniversary, every Tuesday from now until we finish, one of our staff members will list off their favorite comics creators all time. This week it’s Patrick Continue reading Tuesday Top Fifteen: Our Favorite Creators Patrick

Episode Thirty One With Special Guest Karl!!!!!!!!

Warlord 042-05The guys bring on the NBC pod #1 super fan Karl!!!!!!! Dean & Pat then pull comics out of their collection and have Karl guess the contents based on it’s covers. Shit gets weird & wild. Also, Alex plays video games on his computer. Check out the covers below Continue reading Episode Thirty One With Special Guest Karl!!!!!!!!

Man of Action; Grant Morrison’s Action Comics Run

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(Spoiler Warning for Action Comics #1-18)

When I finished Grant Morrison’s run on Action Comics, I was struck by how little has been used (or perhaps more appropriately explained) from Morrison’s eighteen issues. Since we’ve left behind the New 52 and DC has brought back a more traditional Superman, now might be a good time to discuss what was supposed to be Superman’s last “Rebirth”… Continue reading Man of Action; Grant Morrison’s Action Comics Run

Tuesday Top Ten: Batman & Superman Stories

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With one of the most anticipated movies of 2016 premiering this week, showcasing two of DC’s biggest icons together for the first time on film, we gathered ten stories that show the best of both heroes and their ideologies…

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10. Superman: For the Man Who Has Everything

By Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons

Watchmen creators Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons craft a heart wrenching story of Superman having to reconcile with his past and how Batman will do anything to save him-Pat Continue reading Tuesday Top Ten: Batman & Superman Stories