A friend expressed surprise I haven’t commented on DC’s “New 52″ relaunch, considering the amount of sexist decisions in several of the titles. The truth is, I haven’t read a single issue.
This shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise – because of my budget I don’t read any monthly comics titles, let along mainstream superhero stuff. My interest in superheroes is mostly due to cartoons like Batman: The Animated Series and the more recent Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. My knowledge of comics continuity is mostly retroactive: I research the history of characters and titles that catch my eye [...]