Tag Archive: Mike W. Barr

Jul 07 2015

DC Comics announces 8 new mini-series for 2016

USA Today has announced that DC Comics will be expanding their universe by publishing eight new six-issue mini-series in 2016. This announcement comes on the back of the freshly minted New DC Universe, also known as the DC You campaign. Among the titles announced, the mini-series will include SWAMP THING, METAL MEN, RAVEN, FIRESTORM, KATANA: CULT …

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Feb 03 2014

Behind the Panels Issue 86 – Camelot 3000

This week, Jesse Eisenberg has been announced as the new Lex Luthor. Was Michael Cera not available? Also, DC Comics’ new promotion says “Abandon all hope and enter into the dark.” At least they are in line with their readers for a change. THEN Superboy goes travelling through time, it’s what we’ve been reading and watching, and …

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Aug 25 2013

The History of Green Arrow Part 3 – Detectives and Dark Knights (1980 – 1986)

It was the best of times and the worst of times for Green Arrow in the 1980s. Entering his fourth decade of his publication history, he was still yet to see his own solo title. Firmly established as the radical left-wing voice of the DC Comics universe, the late 1970s saw him slightly more domesticated …

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Aug 17 2013

The History of Green Arrow Part 2 – Hard Travelling Through the Wilderness Years (1970 to 1979)

Green Arrow is now the star of a major TV show in the US now, shifting what was once a second-string character to the forefront of the public’s imagination. Yet he wasn’t always a star player, often taking a supporting role to other characters, or simply being unfavourably compared with a certain Dark Knight. When we …

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