My experience with non-superhero comics is somewhat limited. While I've read hundreds of DC trades, I've read far fewer independent/non-superhero comics. I'm slowly working on correcting that, branching out into more original works and reading creator-owned stories. White collects the series in its entirety, presenting the full story of 18-year old Willa, the sole survivor of … Continue reading White by Dan Schaffer
Have you heard about DC's in-brand, DC Superhero Girls? Chances are you've come across them in one form or another. They have comics, an extensive toy collection, games, even a YouTube series. It's a line DC launched in 2015 as a means of reaching out to younger girls, ages 5-12 - a focus group long … Continue reading DC Superhero Girls – Exactly What DC Needs
I don't normally post about new comics I've purchased, primarily because I buy them somewhat infrequently (one of the perks of having a boyfriend who owns ALL THE COMICS). We went on a little adventure this weekend though, and I wound up with a few great buys, so I figured I'd take a page out … Continue reading Comics Collection Update!
Welcome to the inaugural post on Hippo Planet, my brand-new blog! If you're familiar with my former blogging outpost, Holy Comics, Batman!, you know that I have a massive slight girl-crush on Black Canary. She's one of my favorite female superheroes, and may even outrank Wonder Woman on my list. I've praised her kick-ass attitude … Continue reading Inaugural Post! (a.k.a. Black Canary Fangirling)