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Uncategorized blog posts for the Real Batman Chronology’s Discontinuity Blog by Collin Colsher.

Gun Happy New Year: A History of Deadshot

This article is cross-posted at TBU.net! Over the past few years, DC Comics’ chain-smoking master assassin Deadshot, one of Batman’s second-tier rouges, has gained popularity—appearing in more comic books than ever and in multiple TV and cinema incarnations, notably portrayed … Continue reading

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The Devil in the Details: A History of Batman-666

This article is cross-posted at TBU.com! The recently released Super Sons #10 (January 2018, by Peter Tomasi, Jose Luis, and Scott Hanna) gave us a brief future intermezzo that showed an adult Damian Wayne, wearing a trench-coat-style Batman costume, emerging … Continue reading

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My Favorite Comics of 2017

__________________________________________________________________ 17 Comics I Really Enjoyed a Lot in 2017 (in alphabetical order by title, with images instead of words) __________________________________________________________________ Aliens: Dead Orbit by James Stokoe The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui Boundless by Jillian Tamaki Doom … Continue reading

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The Hole in Things: A History of Simon Hurt

Back in April, I wrote a piece on the history of Grant Morrison’s Simon Hurt character for TBU.net. Hurt is one of my favorite comic book villains. I usually cross-post my other comics writing that I do for other websites … Continue reading

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The Uniqueness of Serialized Multi-Authored Comic Book Storytelling (And Making Sense of It All)

In late 2017, I was honored by receiving an invitation from Professor Sofi Thanhauser to lecture at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. It is with great pleasure that I now provide a semi-transcript of the lecture to my devoted … Continue reading

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Superhero Socialism: The History of Anarky

This article is cross-posted at The Batman Universe. One of Batman’s secondary but widely-studied and highly-controversial rogues is back in the pages of Detective Comics. The enigmatic Anarky made a surprise return in the final page of Detective Comics #957 … Continue reading

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A Brief Breakdown of the Bygone Batman of Earth-B

NOTE: This article is cross-posted at The Batman Universe. By the late 1970s there were a handful of Silver Age DC stories that just seemed out-of-continuity no matter what. They just didn’t fit, violated characterization, had obvious continuity errors, or … Continue reading

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The Reboot Has Begun

I wasn’t sure whether or not DC was heading toward a full reboot with its long “Rebirth” saga, set to wrap early next year with the cosmic intervention of Watchmen‘s Dr. Manhattan and Mr. Oz. But the multiverse-shattering conclusion to … Continue reading

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16 Best Comics of 2016

  ________________________________________________________________   HONORABLE MENTIONS:   ________________________________________________________________   -Saga – Brian K Vaughan & Fiona Staples (Image) -Flying Couch – Amy Kurzweil (Black Balloon) -Someone Please Have Sex With Me — Gina Wynbrandt (2dcloud) -The Nameless City — Faith Erin … Continue reading

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Fight

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything. Been a busy few months—new job, life changes, etc… But, following the election, now dawns upon all of us the most unexpected change of all. Trump/Pence. I’ve long turned to comic books … Continue reading

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