KC’s Westfield Columns (2017)

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December 2017: KC looks at The DC Universe by John Byrne

To celebrate that time of year, KC covers DC’s history of holiday comics

KC likes the most recent Doctor Strange series and provides some character history

November 2017: KC posts some quick recommendations from the December Previews catalog, including an historical event and some crossovers

KC remembers working on Justice League of America: The Nail with Alan Davis

October 2017: KC looks forward to Riverdale‘s return and chats about Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica #1

September 2017: KC likes The Unstoppable Wasp, available in two collections

KC celebrates the upcoming Batman… er, Harley Quinn Day

KC provides an overview of Wonder Woman’s publication history

August 2017: KC recommends the upcoming Batman in The Brave and the Bold: Bronze Age Volume 1 collection

KC looks at the Marvel Secret Empire event

KC enjoys reading the new supersized Legion of Super-Heroes Silver Age Omnibus Volume 1

July 2017: KC considers the upcoming Marvel Legacy project and what it means

KC ponders what it means to cancel a comic series and gets mad at Marvel’s current strategies

KC likes the Champions comic

June 2017: KC looks at one of two upcoming books about 60s pop culture (the other he reviewed here)

KC has an overview of the new Teen Titans: The Bronze Age Omnibus, completing reprints of the first series run as well as stories of Duela Dent, the Joker’s Daughter

KC reviews recent Archie Comics one-shots and miniseries, including Reggie and Me, Archie Meets Ramones, and Big Moose

May 2017: KC checks in with the DC Hanna-Barbera comicsThe Flintstones, Wacky Raceland, Scooby Apocalypse, and Future Quest

KC praises the upcoming Avengers: Four retro-styled collection by Mark Waid, Barry Kitson, and Mark Farmer

KC remembers our friend Tim O’Shea after his passing

April 2017: KC talks about his history with (and the Wisconsin connections of) the upcoming Deadman by Kelley Jones: The Complete Collection

KC reviews two new books about Guardians of the Galaxy history

March 2017: KC enjoys WWE, the wrestling comic

KC has some thoughts on the DC/Looney Tunes crossovers coming in June

KC’s been sick, which makes him punchy, so he decided to respond to Beau’s column about too many comp copies

KC looks at some of the surprises found in the DC Future Quest collection, featuring a whole gang of Hanna-Barbera characters

February 2017: Five plus years later, KC revisits the DC New 52 and considers how time and context affect enjoyment of comics

KC finds a cameo by an old favorite in Batman #9, leading to him reading the series and talking about writer Tom King

KC loves DC’s upcoming esoteric omnibuses featuring Silver Age heroes, including Doom Patrol, Adam Strange, and the Legion of Super-Heroes

January 2017: In preparation for the Riverdale TV show, KC looks at Archie in other media, including past tries at television

KC considers Monsters Unleashed and the earlier Monster Masterworks

KC talks about a new/old upcoming Legion of Super-Heroes collection reprinting work he edited in the mid-1990s and speculates on why it’s being released