REVIEW: Midnighter and Apollo #5 — “You answer to ME.”

REVIEW: Midnighter and Apollo #5 — “You answer to ME.”

In what’s becoming a regular monthly trend, Midnighter and Apollo is exactly the comic I need this week, two weeks into the most dangerous administration my country has ever elected. Point blank, Steve Orlando, Fernando Blanco, and Romulo Fajardo Jr. have once again performed an alchemy to create something topical, universal, and somehow utterly informed and made real by the queer experience. In terms of plot, this issue focuses primarily on the fight between Neron…

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REVIEW: Midnighter and Apollo #3 and the Mansion of Happiness

REVIEW: Midnighter and Apollo #3 and the Mansion of Happiness

Another month, another Midnighter and Apollo.  Can I just say I needed this?  Because I really, really needed this comic.  I had a rough November, but, to paraphrase a favorite meme, this comic “cleared my skin, watered my crops, opened my pores, and cleansed my soul.” Allow me to explain.  If you’ve just started Midnighter and Apollo with this issue, here’s the plot basics: the guy who created Midnighter and Apollo had Apollo murdered and sent to Hell.  Midnighter…

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DC Preview: MIDNIGHTER AND APOLLO #1

DC Preview: MIDNIGHTER AND APOLLO #1

DC’s MIDNIGHTER, written by Steve Orlando, was labeled as one of the best action books of 2015 and 2016.  Now, to follow up that success they’re bringing us a new miniseries feature both Midnighter and Apollo.  The two have been paired together in the past.  This time it will be a continuation of the Midnighter story we’ve all enjoyed in this 6 issue run. [For Immediate Release/Preview:] Finally, the world’s finest couple strikes back! Following…

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MIDNIGHTER & APOLLO Limited Series Coming from DC in October

MIDNIGHTER & APOLLO Limited Series Coming from DC in October

LGBT representation in comics is a hot topic these days, and DC is throwing their hat into the ring with a new Midnighter & Apollo miniseries from Steve Orlando and Fernardo Blanco this fall. Originally appearing in the pages of The Authority, the two characters have become comics most high-profile same-sex couple, having been nominated for a 2016 GLAAD award for Outstanding Comic Book. The two are essentially more hard-hitting versions of Batman and Superman….

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