Black Hammer: Secret Origins by Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston

It is about time I got around to reviewing the 2017 Eisner Award winner for best new series, Black Hammer. Written by none other than my favourite comic scribe, and constant hero of the Green Onion Blog, Jeff Lemire. Funny, I put this book off because I worry that you, the readers, are sick of…

Deconstructed: Justice League of America #62

Justice League, Justice League, holy heck they have been promoting that film hard. What ever happened to letting films speak for themselves. I am excited to see the epic superhero team on the big screen. I do wish they took their time and released more movies leading up to this event. A Flash movie is…

Canada’s Top 10 Fictional Characters

In preperation for tomorrows 150th birthday of the spectacular nation that is Canada, I thought I should share last years Canada Day post.  A special look at the top fictional Canadians.  A list that for some reason is missing a couple very important people.  So, I will add them in here real quick and you…

A Speshal Guest Blogger

The school year is wrapping up.  And what a year, Alex has come so far with her preschool learning all sorts of things about Canada, letters, numbers, and, well, getting along with others.  Zyler is on his last couple days of grade one.  I have to tell you, that was an amazing year to watch…

Green Arrow and the Onion

When I was just a wee chive, I tried not to choose favorites.  Having two older brothers gave me the opportunity to learn about all of the cartoons, toys, and comics from experienced kids.  Quickly I learned, if my brother loved all things Spider-man, than his birthdays and Christmas’s would include all things Spidey.  My…

Identity Crisis by Brad Meltzer

The seven part limited series released by DC Comics in 2004.  Identity Crisis, masterfully written by Brad Meltzer, shook the DC Universe down to its core.  Touching on sensitive issues, the morals of the tried and true heroes were put in question.  As the characters are put through a different kind of crisis. The provocative…

Earth X by Alex Ross and Jim Krueger

Released in 1999-2000 by Marvel Comics, the limited series, Earth X, was created by Alex Ross and Jim Krueger with art from John Paul Leon.  Featuring a dystopian ‘what if?’ of the Marvel Universe as a whole.  Whether this series and its sequels Universe X and Paradise X, have any connection to modern era comics…