Title: Flash FactsEditor: Mayim BialikIllustrations: VariousPublisher: DC ComicsRelease Date: February 2, 2021GoodReads | Amazon | DC Comics I am a huge fan of non-fiction graphic novels so I was super excited to check out Flash Facts, a new STEM-themed anthology featuring everyone’s favorite DC superheroes. Flash Facts features ten different stories that Mayim Bialik from The Big Bang Theory […]
‘House of El: The Shadow Threat’ Brings Readers to Krypton’s Dying Days
Title: The Shadow ThreatSeries: House of El #1Author: Claudia Gray Arist: Eric ZawadzkiPub. Date: January 5, 2020Publisher: DC ComicsGoodReads | Amazon | BN | DC Everyone knows what happens to Krypton. Superman’s entire origin story relies on the planet’s destruction. But how did they get there? How did things go so wrong? That is the […]
JOKER – A Mad, If Meh, Tale
Release Date: October 4th, 2019Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie BeetzDirector: Todd PhillipsStudio: DC Films, village Roadshow Pictures, Bron Creative, Joint EffortDistributor: Warner Bros. PicturesSpoilers: LowIMDB| Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia Joker is an interesting movie. An origin story for a character that has never had a real one thus far, a movie in the Batman universe without Batman, […]
‘My Girl Power Journal’ Offers A Variety of Fun, Inspiring Prompts for All the Supergirls Out There!
‘My Girl Power Journal’ is full of all kinds of prompts to keep kids occupied and get girls thinking about the things that make them special!
The First Volume of DC Young Animal’s “Mother Panic” Is “A Work In Progress”
Mother Panic follows a young woman named Violet Paige who takes to the streets in Gotham City to exact revenge on those who wronged her when she was younger.
‘The Big Book of Girl Power’ Gives Young Girls A Whole Book Full of Awesome Superheroine Role Models!
Who says comics aren’t for girls? The Big Book of Girl Power is a primer for budding DC fans who want to learn more about their favorite characters — and meet a few new ones, too! (A review copy was provided by the publisher.)
Batman Beyond Gets the Rebirth Treatment in ‘Batman Beyond Vol. 1 – Escaping the Grave’
Batman Beyond: Rebirth Vol. 1 delivers one heck of a story and it sets up some seriously awesome reveals that will definitely leave readers wanting more!
Wonder Woman: Warbringer Didn’t Quite Bring the Thunder
Bardugo failed to capture the magnetic spirit of a young Diana and was further weighted down by a cast of bland characters and an anxiety-inducing homework assignment deadline of a plot. Wonder Woman: Warbringer crumbled under my heavy expectations for Bardugo and for Diana’s character.
Interview: Julie Merberg Talks about Downtown Bookworks’s DC Comics Series & Their Empowering ‘Girl Power’ Line-Up!
We got the chance to talk with Julie Merberg about Downtown Bookworks’s DC Comics series, the inspiration for the Girl Power line, what she hopes young readers can get out of these books, and more. Read the full interview!
‘Color Me Powerful’ is the Perfect Pick for Young, Aspiring Superheroines!
Color Me Powerful is the perfect activity book for young girls looking for a way to express their love of comics and embrace their girl power! (Thanks to Downtown Book works for the review copy.)