The Trench Reynolds Report

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As I’ve said before, my favorite comic book character is The Question. You can read about why he’s my favorite here. Since he’s not the most popular of DC’s cast of characters and hasn’t had his own book in over a decade, it’s always great to see the character being used in almost any capacity. …

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It was reported yesterday that comic book legend Steve Ditko passed away at the age of 90. Most of his online tributes talk about how Ditko was the co-creator of such legendary comic book icons like Spider-Man and Dr. Strange. Others will talk about how Ditko shunned notoriety and just wanted to draw comics. Even …

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***MINOR SPOILERS*** I just wanted to do a quick blog post about DC Comics’ new universe reshuffling called DC Rebirth. I know it’s only been happening for two weeks but I’m really enjoying it so far. It seems that Rebirth is correcting a lot of mistakes that the New 52 created. I mean I still …

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As a continuity crossover reboot crisis Convergence felt kind of underwhelming. It didn’t pack the gravitas of a Flashpoint or Crisis on Infinite Earths. It felt just kind of ‘meh’. While it was nice to see characters from various pre-New 52 universes it felt like you had to know around 40 years of DC Comics’ …

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I don’t think I’m dropping any spoilers but just in case you’ve been warned. I Know it’s only the first week of DC Comics’ latest continuity crossover reboot crisis whatever but I’ve come away with two things from it so far. The first is that the concept reminds me a lot of 2013’s Deathmatch by …

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DC Introduces First Transgender Character in Mainstream Comics: Comic books keep making the mainstream news lately. I’m not sure if that’s a good thing or a bad thing but we’re going to take a look at the latest development. ***SPOILERS AHEAD*** In the final pages of Batgirl #19, Barbara Gordon confesses a lot of things …

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So another comic has made it into mainstream news again and once again it is involving the death of an iconic character. This time it’s Batman’s ever-present sidekick, Robin. But before we get into that here’s a little comic history lesson for those of you who either don’t follow comics or haven’t followed in a …

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***NO QUESTION ABOUT IT, THERE ARE SPOILERS*** I know. I haven’t been blogging about comics in a while. There’s a couple of reasons for that. The first is that my regular crime readers aren’t that interested in comics. That’s cool. No worries there. The other is that because of my real-world responsibilities I no longer …

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