For Your Consideration: DC’s The Demon by Jack Kirby SC


The Demon by Jack Kirby SC

The Demon by Jack Kirby SC


Jack Kirby’s classic horror series is collected in its entirety in DC Comics’ The Demon by Jack Kirby SC. Robert Greenberger explores this fantastic series.

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KC COLUMN: The Never-Ending Story, Part 4: 1986


Secret Wars

by KC Carlson

PREVIOUSLY ON NEVER-ENDING STORY: (Part 1) (Part 2) (Part 3)

The early 1980s were a tremendously exciting time for comic books, as comic creators were making bold new leaps in presenting their stories to an increasingly sophisticated audience. Superhero comics began to mature, introducing more and more elements of “realism” into the four-color pages. Long-dormant genres of comics — as well as brand new ones — appeared. Things were changing so rapidly that old publishers — pushed by their writers and artists — scrambled to invent new ways to present comic material, such as mini- and maxi-series and graphic novels. There was more emphasis on the self-contained story (with beginning, middle, and end), another mature industry development that the media and readers traditionally outside of superhero comic books began to embrace in a big way. And if the old-school publishers weren’t willing to try something new, there were dozens of young independent publishers anxious to experiment.

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Markley’s Fevered Brain: A Blast From the Past Comes to the Present!


Batman Annuals

by Wayne Markley

DC Comics has a far-reaching and broad library of old comics and stories dating back to the 1930s. Over the years, outside of the major characters (Superman, Batman, etc.), they have not done a great deal with a host of great little known characters. Recently that has changed and, this time, I thought we would take a look at some of the upcoming releases of these blasts from the past.

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