Anthony’s recommended Superman comics

Superman vs. Muhammad Ali

I’ve been writing about monthly comics solicitations for years, and also have done a few one-off recommended comic posts. However, I thought I should write some more evergreen posts listing what comics overall I’d recommend. To outline my criteria, I’ll cover the entire timespan of comics, from Golden Age to the present, so it won’t just be recent material. I’ll … Read more

Anthony’s DC Comics picks for July 2016

Scooby-Doo Team-Up #17

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from DC Comics for July 2016. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics New Super-Man #1, on sale July 13, $3 Action Comics #959, on sale July 13, $3 Action Comics #960, on sale July 27, $3 Superman #2, on sale July 6, $3 Superman #3, … Read more

The best magical pranks of Mr. Mxyzptlk

Mxyzptlk

Today’s the birthday of longtime Superman foe Mr. Mxyzptlk, per the 1976 DC Calendar. As longtime Superman fans know, Mr. Mxyzptlk, or “Mxy” for short, is an imp from the fifth dimension. Mxy visits Earth to use his vast reality-altering magical powers to pull pranks on, and otherwise challenge, Superman. Superman can usually only get … Read more

Five Thirty Eight determines Batman and Superman are more “World’s Finest” than “Versus”

World's Finest

Five Thirty Eight is the site that’s famous for its in-depth analysis of elections. It’s also expanded its expertise into the world of sports (now being owned by ESPN helps). Five Thirty Eight also analyzes some miscellaneous trivia. Most recently, they looked at the number of appearances of various characters in Batman and Superman’s comics to … Read more

Anthony’s DC Comics picks for June 2016

Action Comics #957

DC’s finally released what’s coming out in June, after waiting for WonderCon. Here’s my look at what’s coming out, as well as the “Rebirth” revamp in general. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics Action Comics #957, $3 Action Comics #958, $3 Wonder Woman Rebirth #1, $3 Wonder Woman #1, $3 Superman: The Coming … Read more