Grounded

CREATOR SIGNAL: INTERVIEW WITH STEVE ORLANDO

Shoot The Breeze Comics was honored to sit down with Eisner and GLAAD nominated writer Steven Orlando to discuss Pride Month, the importance of LGBTQ representation, and his upcoming Wonder Woman run....

Man in forground

WHICH PRINT ARE YOU BUYING

  What To Know: When buying comics you always want to know that you are paying the correct price for the correct printing. Nothing like paying for a first printing only to find out later you have...

Creator Signal: Gail Simone talks Plastic Man!

The Shoot The Breeze team is excited to bring you another interview! I was honored to sit down and chat with legendary writer Gail Simone about her new Plastic Man title for DC Comics.   Ian: Wha...

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Newsstand Editions vs Direct Editions

Newsstand or Direct A question often asked is, what is the difference between Newsstand Editions and Direct Editions and how can you tell them apart. Well there is a long drawn out complicated answer....

Jumpstarts with the Pen: Mr. Majestic Case Study

Hello Dear Readers, Our journey so far has given a few examples of reworks that are great and one other that can only be described as pure cancer. Well this week I think it’s appropriate to brin...

Heralding the Heroines: Renee Montoya

 Since Pride Month is right around the corner, I thought a good way to kick it off is with a profile of everyone’s favorite GCPD detective Renee Montoya. Now, Renee’s creation is kind of a...

Identity Crisis

LOOKING THROUGH THE LONGBOX #2: JLA: IDENTITY CRISIS

  Publisher: DC Comics Publication Dates: June-December 2004 Number of Issues: 7 Created By: Brad Meltzer, Rags Morales, Michael Bair Written By: Brad Meltzer Art: Rags Morales Cover Art: Michael...

Jumpstart With The Pen: Lobo Case Study

Salutations Readers, So far in our journey through jump starts we’ve touch on Catman and Phantom Girl. Two characters who have had their own style of reworking that came out quite well. Catman h...

TCWNewbies: Raw Comic Books vs. Slabbed Comic Books

Graded or Ungraded: Lets discuss collecting raw (ungraded) vs. slabbed (graded) comic books. A raw comic book is any book not encapsulated by one of the three grading companies: CGC, CBCS and PGX .Thi...