Some linkblogging catch-up. Things are going to be a bit slow since the software I was using to build the round-ups doesn’t work anymore, and I’m going to have clean up the lists more-or-less manually until I have time to write something that will clean it up automatically.
First the Flashy links.
- Flash #0 review at Comic Book and Movie Reviews
- The Culture Cast reviews The Flash #0
- Easter eggs in Flash #1 (1987) in last week’s Comic Book Legends Revealed at CSBG
- The Dark Flash (Walter West) makes Newsarama’s top 10 grim and gritty superhero makeovers (via @CraigRMacDonald)
- This Month in DC History: Barry Allen and Iris
- Wednesday Comics vs. The New 52: The Flash (Every Day is Like Wednesday)
- Dan DiDio talks Stephanie Brown, Wally West and Donna Troy at Newsarama
Other comics/fandom links
- Francis Manapul’s Amethyst variant cover for Sword of Sorcery #2 (CBR)
- Art: Saturday Morning in Front of La Salle De Justice (Firestorm Fan)
- DC Comics August sales analysis at The Beat
- Marvel in the bubble of 1992 (TCJ excerpt from Sean Howe's Marvel Comics: The Untold Story and Peter David on the state of the comics industry in 1998. The more things change…
- Interesting thoughts on the Kickstarter audience from Ryan Browne (via @ComicsAlliance)
- SDCC vs. NYCC Attendance comparison by Alex Zalben
- Noblemania: The only two surviving letters written by Batman co-creator Bill Finger (via The Beat)
- Thrillbent is back, with more “Insufferable” and a new series called “Pax Arena”
- Speed Force’s own Greg Elias reviews Wonder Woman: The Twelve Labors at Collected Editions
- Wow, the effort some people will put in to avoid Spoilers…. Shortpacked: We’ll have to revisit this in January
- New DC Comics fan blog: Captain Carrot’s Burrow (via @FirestormFan)
- Babylon 5 and the rise of internet fandom
- I got to see Endeavour during the space shuttle’s trip through Los Angeles.
- What does it mean to be entitled to your opinion? (via @laura_hudson)
- Recommended: This is True, a weird-news newsletter. I’ve been a subscriber for years. It’s often funny and always thought-provoking.