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A Death in the Family

Something had to be done about Jason Todd. Introduced in 1983, Todd was created to fill the void that Robin #1, Dick Grayson, left behind when he graduated to Nightwing. Jason, at first, was a carbon-copy of the original Grayson; … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Batman and the American Comic Book Industry

There is no doubt that the evolution of American comic books has been predominantly shaped by economic factors, with emerging industries striving to make a profit. In Of Comics and Men: A Cultural History of American Comic Books, Jean-Paul Gabilliet … Continue reading

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Why Does DC Hate Wally West?

To make a long story short, there are two characters responsible for my interest in comics: Jason Todd and Wally West. As Jason’s story is for another day and another post, I’ll start with Wally. Breaking onto the comics scene … Continue reading

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