Over at Multiversity Comics (my comics home away from home), I wrote a quick treatise on why Garth Ennis, Darick Robertson, and Tony Aviña’s The Boys is maybe good, maybe bad, but decidedly not for me. If you’re in for complicated takes on complex comics, click here to read my review of The Boys: Vol. 1.
If you’re a regular reader, don’t worry! I’ll be back with the usual full post in a couple weeks.
I just finished reading Dan Slott, Michael Allred, and Laura Allred’s Silver Surfer series, and I unabashedly want Dawn Greenwood back.
Many readers and reviewers have compared the Slott/Allred/Allred Surfer run to Doctor Who. In keeping with that comparison, I found myself feeling the same way about Dawn’s ending as I did Amy Pond‘s in Who. It was designed to give the character the “happy” ending she deserved, while also explaining why she would never, ever, under any circumstances show up again.
In attempting to balance these competing interests, Dawn’s send-off landed squarely in bittersweet territory. Dawn’s story is absolutely complete, and the creative team gave her a fittingly momentous send-off. But Dawn also had a ton of stories left in her, and the Marvel Universe would be a better place for bringing her back.