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Canadian Vampires, eh? : American Vampire Vol 6

American Vampire has always been more about America than vampires. Because America has always been portrayed as a land of opportunity, it has always attracted those most desperate for that opportunity. That has often led to the exploitation of those least able to defend themselves.

Wytches - Featured Image

Wytches: Parenting Fears Made Manifest

I read Wytches back in September before Baltimore Comic-Con because I wanted to be able to talk to Scott Snyder about how it was a personal meditation on what it means to be a parent. Snyder being as popular as he is, I was unable

Wytches #1 - featured image

At the Beginning: Wytches #1

We don’t often consider single issues here at Comic POW! We prefer to look at story arcs and completed series to get a better feel for what the author and artist were trying to accomplish. However, I thought it would be interesting to take a

The Wicked and The Divine

Image Comics Wants All Your Money Part 2

Continuing from a few weeks ago, here are a slew of comics Image Comics will be releasing in 2014. Nameless All Image released was the above image and that it will be written by Grant Morrison with art by Chris Burnham. However, I loved their

Leaving DC Comics (Except Batman)

I’m just going to jump out in front of this and call it a rant. It’s inspired by Kari’s entry last week: So What’s With Batwoman?: Why This Is Important.   I’d passively read about the Batwoman controversy and shook my head. Batwoman was the subject of a

Revisiting the meaning of Asylum

Batman Annual Vol 2 #2 tackles two very interesting and interrelated topics concerning the DC Universe. The main premise of the issue is that Batman is testing security at Arkham Asylum, a Cardboard Prison. I understand the problem the writers of the many Batman books

Batman #20 - Breathing is Overrated

Is the Era of the Short Batman Story Over?

It used to be the case that there were eight page Batman stories and one issue would contain a few stories. Marvel was the pioneer of having long story arcs. But for a few decades now both DC and Marvel have been story-telling via decompressed

Batman looking at Bat Signal

The Hero Gotham Deserves (and needs)

Hey, Comic POW! readers! I’m Kari, and I’m thrilled to be joining the team here. Check out the “About the Writers” page to get to know me a little better. One thing that you should know about me right off the – heh – bat:

2012′s Comics of the Year (video follow-up)

Dan and I take some time to discuss our top picks from the 2012’s Comics of the Year. Top Marvel Book: right at the beginning Top DC Books: 7:20 Top Creator-Owned Book 12:40 sec Top Marvel Arc 19:14 Top DC Arc 23:46 Top Creator-Owned Arc

Batman #3 - "I know about bats"

Week 4: Batman #3 vs Wonder Woman #3

Eric’s Book: Eric: Alright, it’s time for some Comic POW! Dan: Fight! Eric: So, for this week’s POW! I selected Batman #3, written by Scott Snyder with art by Greg Capullo. Basically, Batman is being hunted by some group associating themselves with the Owls of