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Author Archive: Collin Colsher

Gun Happy New Year: A History of Deadshot (Part 3)

Hi again, and welcome to the final installment of “Gun Happy New Year,” a retrospective on the life and times of DC Comics’ Deadshot. So far, in Part 1 and Part 2, we’ve...

Gun Happy New Year: A History of Deadshot (Part 2)

Welcome to Part Two of our retrospective on DC Comics’ Floyd Lawton aka Deadshot. This continues from the previous Part One. With Deadshot appearing alongside Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman...

The Devil in the Details: A History of Batman-666 (Part 2)

Welcome to part two—continued from part one—of our look at the history of the Batman of the 666 Future (aka “Batman-666” aka “The Batman of Bethlehem”), an edgy adult...

Gun Happy New Year: A History of Deadshot (Part 1)

Over the past few years, DC Comics’ chain-smoking master assassin Deadshot, one of Batman’s second-tier rouges, has gained popularity—appearing in more comic books than ever and in...

The Devil in the Details: A History of Batman-666 (Part 1)

The recently released Super Sons #10 (January 2018, by Peter Tomasi, Jose Luis, and Scott Hanna) gave us a brief future intermezzo that showed an adult Damian Wayne, wearing a trench-coat-style...

Superhero Socialism: A History of Anarky (Part Two)

Welcome to Part Two of a retrospective look at the history of Anarky, who is officially back in the pages of Detective Comics—having appeared in Detective Comics #957, #963 and #964 (which...

Superhero Socialism: A History of Anarky (Part One)

One of Batman’s secondary, but widely-studied and highly-controversial rogues is back in the pages of Detective Comics. The enigmatic Anarky made a surprise return in the final page of Detective...

A Brief Breakdown of the Bygone Batman of Earth-B

   By the late 1970s there were a handful of Silver Age DC stories that just seemed out-of-continuity no matter what. They just didn’t fit into Batman’s primary Earth (i.e. the...

The Hole in Things: A History of Simon Hurt (Part Three)

Dr. Simon Hurt has returned in the pages of Nightwing. Now shaped by the talented creative team of Tim Seeley and Javier Fernandez, the enigmatic super-villain is bringing new unspeakable acts of...

The Hole in Things: A History of Simon Hurt (Part Two)

    Who knew that Simon Hurt—a creation of Grant Morrison’s spawned from a single unnamed character that appeared in a single comic way back in 1963—would become the...

The Hole in Things: A History of Simon Hurt (Part One)

In the latest issues of Nightwing, a ghoul has returned to haunt Dick: the diabolical Dr. Simon Hurt. Throughout most of Grant Morrison’s epic Batman run, Hurt was the Big Bad, a foe the likes...