Strange Times & Places: Justice League: Gods & Monsters Mini-Series

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where in honor of sadly underperforming Justice League movie, we’re looking at another Justice League’s origin story: the Justice League: Gods & Monsters prequel mini-series. How’s It Different? This universe remains a Royale With Cheese. Batman is Kirk “Man-Bat” … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: Crisis on Earth X

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where I’ve decided that the whole month of December will be spent looking at Elseworlds, Alternate Timelines, and the Infinite Earths. We’re kicking it off by examining the Earth X introduced in last week’s DCTV Arrowverse crossover, Crisis on Earth X. How’s It … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: Lord Drakkon’s World

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where I must apologize for my sudden two week absence – my computer unexpectedly broke down on me. Today, we’re going to be doing a little mash-up with Tokusatsu Gesundheit as we look at the alternate world portrayed in Boom! Studios Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers #9-16 and … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: Gotham City Garage #1

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where we promise you’re not reading a repeat! Two things happened this week that lead to doing another ST&P: First, Kamen Rider Build ended on a game changing cliffhanger last week and I felt it better to see how it resolves before writing about the show. Second, it turns … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: Batman #131

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where today we’re reading in-universe fanfic from 1960’s Batman #131! How’s It Different? This is a classic Imaginary Story, with a twist – it is being written in-universe by Bruce Wayne’s butler Alfred. Luckily, this tale predates the “Alfred as Father Figure” take on … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: I, Joker

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where today I’ve noticed that The Joker’s been getting a lot of protagonist love lately – so we’ll be reading 1998’s prestige format one-shot Batman: I, Joker, in which Mr. J is a straight up hero. How’s It Different? It takes place in a distant possible future, which … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: Americomics feat. Charlton Heroes

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where today we’re reviewing two comics that are rendered effectively an elseworld by the vagaries of copyrights and licensing – Americomics #3 and Americomics Special #1! How’s It Different? These stories were intended as continuations of the original Charlton Comics … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: DC: The New Frontier

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where we’re looking at the second of the two all-time classic Cold War-set DC Comics Elseworlds: DC: The New Frontier! How’s It Different? It’s a Royale With Cheese and the best way to describe this mini’s timeline is “The DCU’s Post-Crisis timeline, but in real world … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: The Golden Age

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where we’ll be taking two weeks to examine two DC Comics stories that tackle similar themes with similar characters while being very different tales. First up is 1993’s The Golden Age! How’s It Different? Hmmm….I’d say Royale With Cheese, though honestly it barely … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: Spider-Boy #1

  Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where we’re celebrating the financial and creative success of Spider-Man: Homecoming by visiting a very different take on the Wall Crawler – Amalgam Comics’ Spider-Boy #1! How’s It Different? As explained last time we visited this universe, Amalgam Comics … [Read more...]

Website by Bri the Web Guy