Links of the Week

Like many, I had mixed feelings about the conclusion of Scott Snyder’s “Death of the Family.”

“There’s a kind of brilliance at work in Batman #17, but it’s so cruel and dumb and reactionary that it’s very hard to love.” —Colin Smith

This quote pretty much sums up how I felt about Scott Snyder’s “Death of the Family” arc.  I needn’t really say more, but Colin Smith did.  You can read his analysis right here: Too Busy Thinking About My Comics—On Batman #17.

Martin Gray shared simliar thoughts about the issue.  You can read his analysis right here:  Too Dangerous For a Girl!—Batman #17 Review.

And here, an unrelated but very well-written and enlightening piece about serial comic book characters and the readership/viewership of them over time.  By Travis Hedge Coke, courtesy of fellow Filipino Duy Tano.  You can read this article right here:  The Comics Cube!—Pop Medicine: Accumulation of Life.

About Collin Colsher

Collin Colsher, the creator of The Real Batman Chronology Project and disCONTINUITY, is a writer, filmmaker, teacher, and comic book historian that currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. He has lectured at various universities, libraries, and book fairs. Collin has also served on the jury for the Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize, which is sponsored by the US Library of Congress.
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