Archive for February 24, 2013–700,000 and counting


Just a quick note to say “thanks” to our readers for tipping us over the 700,000 mark in just over 600 days.

Readers put us over that benchmark while we were watching our best picture pick Argo take the big award at the 85th Academy Awards presentation tonight. We were also happy to see our picks Brave win best animated film and Quentin Tarantino win best original screenplay and Christoph Waltz win best supporting actor both for Django Unchained.

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Thanks for your continued support!

C.J. Bunce

Batman Night of the Owls hardcover cover

As someone who bailed a few issues into Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s Batman: The Court of Owls story arc in the monthly Batman comic book which spanned the bulk of the first year of the New 52, I found that I really enjoyed the crossover follow-on story as compiled in the late February hardcover release, Batman: Night of the Owls.  While you are either left scratching your head or enjoying the ride as the Batman “Death of the Family” story arc wrapped last week with Batman Issue #17, this new trade edition is one way to check out some other New 52 titles you might not otherwise try.  And it’s fun watching how several writers can make a crossover take place in one night over 14 issues.

It’s the first crossover of the New 52.  Batman: Night of the Owls collects 360 pages, including Batman Issues #8-9, plus the tie-ins from Batman Annual #1, Nightwing Issues #8-9, and Issue #9 of All-Star Western, Batgirl, Batman and Robin, Batman: The Dark Knight, Batwing, Birds of Prey, Catwoman, Detective Comics and Red Hood and the Outlaws.

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