by Gerard Way, Steve Orlando, ACO, Tamra Bonvillain, Marissa Louise, Hugo Petres, Magdalene Visaggio & Sonny Liew
In JLA/Doom Patrol Special #1, the Young Animal/DC Milk Wars crossover event, Larry Trainor founded DC Comics in a parallel life while fighting the Justice League as Negative Man. This is not the strangest thing to happen in JLA/Doom Patrol by a wide margin. In the issue, Gerard Way, Steve Orlando, ACO, Tamra Bonvillain & Marissa Louise create a delightfully dense and endearing love letter to DC Comics, it’s inherent weirdness, and the profound influence writer Grant Morrison has on the medium. Continue reading This Week’s Finest: JLA/Doom Patrol Special #1
Writer – Paul Tobin; Artist – Alberto Alburquerque; Colorist – Marissa Louise; Published by Dark Horse Comics
“PENNY POTTER, COMIC BOOK DETECTIVE” – the words were written in bright red ink on the manila envelope that was slid under Penny’s door.
Penny verified that no one was standing outside her office. The after-hours hallway was deserted so she closed the door, then picked up the envelope and walked to her desk. She shook the envelope, and with a hunch about its contents, opened it. Sure enough, it was a comic book, but not one she had seen before.