KC’s Westfield Columns (2018)

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December 2018: There are only a few comics out the day after Christmas, but lots of variant covers

KC fondly remembers one of the most unlikely super-teams, The Defenders

November 2018: KC talks about what’s good this week at your local comic shop from DC and Marvel

KC checks out Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years, a celebration of the first decade of the studio

KC is disappointed with the Batman: Rebirth Deluxe Editions for not including complete stories.

October 2018: KC looks at Halloween in comics this week

KC covers what DC and Marvel are offering in January in another Previews rundown

KC liked the Action Comics #1000 Deluxe Edition

September 2018: KC looks back at the kids’ comic Legion of Super-Heroes in the 31st Century

KC recommends the historical miniseries Archie: 1941 for showing us things “never seen before in an Archie comic book”

KC enjoys the Yellow Submarine graphic novel adaptation

August 2018: More Previews! Because August is a five-Wednesday month, it’s time to look at what’s coming up in November.

KC looks at managing a collection and how quickly white boxes pile up

A throwback, KC returns to a column looking at what’s of interest in the latest Previews catalog from DC and Marvel

July 2018: KC continues organizing the collection in short boxes, not long

KC found the mostly-forgotten miniseries Teen Titans: Year One

KC talks about how he wrote an LSH introduction he didn’t know about and celebrates Christmas in July

June 2018: Some Brave and the Bold history, both the original series and the 2007 one that included work by Mark Waid and George Pérez

Look at all the #1 comics this week!

May 2018: KC ponders Detective Comics coming up on issue #1000

KC looks at four Marvel comic launches: Avengers, Captain America, Hunt for Wolverine, and S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Rebirth

April 2018: KC provides an overview of The Mighty Thor from origin to the latest big event

KC looks at the many cameos from wacky 60s comics in Scooby-Doo Team-Up #36

March 2018: KC likes Stuart Immonen’s art (and working with him)

Darwyn Cooke’s art is amazing

An appreciation of TwoMorrows, particularly Back Issue #103, which is about comic book editors

February 2018: KC likes the teleporting dog Lockjaw, who just got a miniseries

KC covers The House of Secrets: The Bronze Age Omnibus with a brief history of the title and what made it so important. Plus, a stuffed gargoyle!

January 2018: More of KC’s work is going to be collected, including Zero Hour and the 1990s Legion of Super-Heroes.

The Legion of Super-Heroes appear in Scooby-Doo Team-Up #33, and KC really liked it

KC provides a brief overview of Brian Michael Bendis’ career upon his leaving Marvel for DC