Daily Archives July 6, 2017

Project Superpowers: Hero Killers #2

So at the end of the last issue, Sparky, Captain Battle Jr., and Tim witnessed the evil Dr. Baron von Physics murder Black Terror. They then disarmed Dr. Barron and were forced to shoot him with his own disintegration ray. The ray gun then disappeared, possibly stolen by a corrupt cop. That’s what happened. That’s what the boys told everyone, and they are sticking to that story. Big Blue doesn’t believe it, though, and WHAT REALLY HAPPENED WILL SHOCK YOU! Whatever it was, it all worked out in the end. The boys got the key to the city, and Captain Battle Jr. got a chocolate malt.

Not long after, the key is then given to Rainbow Boy (this hero of the moment thing seems to be a regular occurrence in Libertyville, USA)...

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Batman/Elmer Fudd #1

Writer: Tom King
Artist: Lee Weeks
Colors: Lovern Kindzierski
Publisher: DC

Elmer Fudd has come to Gotham, and he’s hunting wabbits.

The whole joke of Batman/Elmer Fudd seems to be to do a classic film noir murder mystery, but with Looney Toons characters. To this end, Elmer fudd has come to Gotham to kill a gangster known as Bugs, who he believed killed his beloved Silver St. Cloud, but Bugs says he was hired by Bruce Wayne. The plot thickens as Fudd visits hard places with hard people and walks down empty streets as rain pours down on him and his narration reveals the heart of a broken man with nothing to lose.

The joke doesn’t outstay its welcome, even if it is kind of a one-trick pony...

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Kickstarter/Indiegogo Spotlight: Badassical #3 (a sci-fi adventure comic)

There was no shortage of anticipation for me when it came to the next chapter for this week’s feature project. Even if I didn’t have the pleasure of knowing the awesome creative team behind Badassical, I’d have been eager to back the third issue. There’s a whole lot of amazing new stuff attached to this one, so be sure to take the time to go over to the Kickstarter and secure yours.

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