Badly Recapped: Comics week of 8/14/19

GIDEON FALLS #16 Synopsis in a Sentence: Norton/Danny meets his maybe sister Clara in the more rural version of Gideon Falls, and both visit their father in the hospital who becomes a secret host of the Smiling Man. Bonkers. THOUGHTS Nice glimpse into the past showing Clara and Danny as kids, and use of a childhood injury tying to a scar on Norton, so maybe … Continue reading Badly Recapped: Comics week of 8/14/19

Badly Recapped: Comics week of 8/7/19

Trying something new here because I’m lazy. Just the briefest of thoughts on all the comic books I read each week. So here goes… DOOM PATROL #2 Synopsis in a Sentence: Cliff gets a new robot body and Larry hatches three positivity eggs from his chest and Lotion eats one and the gang prevent a couple planets from getting divorced. (Yeah, it’s a run-on sentence, … Continue reading Badly Recapped: Comics week of 8/7/19

Badly Recapped: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #1

MATT FRACTION – writer STEVE LIEBER – artist NATHAN FAIRBAIRN – colorist CLAYTON COWLES – letterer LIEBER & FAIRBAIRN – cover   Synopsis in a Sentence: A brief history of Olsen, before he gets shipped to Gotham.   We begin our journey with Superman’s pal with Superman’s pal’s ancestor on top of a waterfall, fighting for his land before Metropolis was Metropolis. He gets pushed off … Continue reading Badly Recapped: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #1

Badly Recapped: Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice! #1

Jesus, that’s a long title. JEFF LEMIRE – writer MICHAEL WALSH – artist & cover NATE PIEKOS of BLAMBOT – letterer   Synopsis in a Sentence: The Black Hammer gang switches places with the Justice League; hi jinx bound to ensue.   Our Dark Horse/DC crossover commences with a fairy tale-esque narrative introducing the Black Hammer characters and their current predicament, namely being stuck on a … Continue reading Badly Recapped: Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice! #1

Badly Recapped: Wonder Twins #6

MARK RUSSELL – writer STEPHEN BYRNE – artist & cover artist DAVE SHARPE – letterer   Synopsis in a Sentence: The Scrambler’s plans are foiled by Zan so world leaders can keep being jerks, man.   We start out this issue 30 days out from the Great Scramble. The Scrambler has already proven he can pull his consciousness-switching scheme having scrambled a million people already, … Continue reading Badly Recapped: Wonder Twins #6