Wayne’s Worlds: The Return of Movie Comic-Book Adaptations?

Recently the motion picture Dune was adapted from a film to a graphic novel by Legendary…

Wayne’s Worlds: More Daring Comics?

One book really rocked my comics reading world recently, and it was DC’s Black Label Catwoman:…

Wayne’s Worlds: Damage and Delays

If you’re a collector or even just a fan, these are tough times we’re going through…

Wayne’s Worlds: ‘Doctor Who’ Comics Have Changes Coming

One of the constants in Titan Comics’ Doctor Who series of comics is change, and with a different showrunner…

Wayne’s Worlds: Reading Rocks!

In my last column, I explored what comic books wanted to be when they grow up.…

Wayne’s Worlds: What Do Comics Want to Be When They Grow Up?

Every week, we get more and more announcements that a “known” comics creator is starting a…

Wayne’s Worlds: We Need More Comics Fans!

The comics industry recently lost one of its biggest supporters—my identical twin brother, Randy Hall. We…

Wayne’s Worlds: Will Comics Go Completely Digital?

It’s the topic that never dies! Can the comics industry move away from local comics shops…

Wayne’s Worlds: How Do You Solve a Problem Like the Hulk?

Immortal Hulk ended with #50. After that, Donny Cates and Ryan Ottley have their turn trying…

Wayne’s Worlds: ‘Colorful’ Short Stories

I’ve been noticing that some comics companies have actually been releasing short stories—with a “colorful” twist!

Wayne’s Worlds: What Have You Done For Me Lately?

I was encouraged to read about Heroes Union #1 on several levels! Let me tell you why!

Wayne’s Worlds: Did I Just Read a Marvel or a DC?

These days, I sometimes can’t be sure if I’m reading a Marvel comic or a DC!

Wayne’s Worlds: Music and Comics–Perfect Together?

Z2 is getting to be one of my favorite comics companies! As reported, Z2 Comics and…

Wayne’s Worlds: What If We Had More ‘What If’ Books?

I often have to wonder, what if we had more “What If” stories?

Wayne’s Worlds: Those Crazy Art Books!

If you’re going to buy Image Comics’ The Art of AMC’s The Walking Dead Universe, I hope…

Wayne’s Worlds: Hardcover Versus Softcover

I read with interest when BOOM! Studios released a hardcover edition of the first 12 issues of Once…

Wayne’s Worlds: Marvel and Penguin, Sittin’ in a Tree…

Marvel Comics and Penguin Random House Publisher Services recently signed a distribution agreement that began on…

Wayne’s Worlds: DC Has Moved the Line to $5.99!

The Internet has recently been buzzing about DC’s increasing the price of their Batman comic and some…

Wayne’s Worlds: What’s Next? ‘Universe-Sized’ X-Men?

In the endless struggle to outdo themselves, Marvel recently released a “Planet-Size” issue of X-Men! What’s…

Wayne’s Worlds: Comics That Actually End!

Robert Kirkman’s Oblivion Song officially reached it’s end not that long ago. A comic that actually came…

Wayne’s Worlds: Is DC Now ‘BC’?

I think DC Comics should be renamed as “BC,” which should stand for “Batman Comics.”

Wayne’s Worlds: Bring Back the Monsters!

I love my longjohns superhero stories for sure, but I still want more variety in my…

Wayne’s Worlds: Dance of the Superhero Costumes

Every so often, a superhero just has to try on new duds! Don’t worry, though—it’s only…

Wayne’s Worlds: Delays, Delays, Delays

As a comics fan, I’m almost used to books I want arriving late (or not at all).…

Wayne’s Worlds: One Batman Too Many!

As a lifelong Batman fan, I’ve been patient. However, DC recently crossed the line with a…

Wayne’s Worlds: Crowdfunding, More than Ever!

The current pandemic has certainly changed things as far as the comics industry goes. One of…

Wayne’s Worlds: Batman Back in Black and White!

The Dark Knight is as hot as molten lava right now, and DC’s taking advantage of…

Wayne’s Worlds: Back and Back and Back to the Future!

When you’ve read comics as long as I have, you notice trends and events that keep…

Wayne’s Worlds: Reprints Make Sense!

I always appreciate the comics news online, and I recently read a story about Valiant reprinting…

Wayne’s Worlds: Making Comics Returnable

I read with interest the recent news release about Dynamite making all the comics ordered through November returnable.…

Wayne’s Worlds: I Steam, You Stream, We All Stream…

One of the biggest trends going on right now is streaming, and one service I like…

Wayne’s Worlds: When Comics Are Cancelled

It wasn’t all that long ago that Marvel cancelled several titles including Dr. Strange, Ghost Rider, and Strikeforce.…

Wayne’s Worlds: ‘Comics Will Make Me Rich!’

Somebody, somewhere must be hiding massive amounts of profits from producing comics! I mean, on a very regular…

Wayne’s Worlds: I Miss Those DC Giants!

It’s finally happened! The Walmart DC Giants have been replaced with packets of several issues in…

Wayne’s Worlds: Make Mine Milestone!

For several years, we’ve heard about the Milestone universe returning to print, and I’m happy to…

WAYNE’S WORLDS: What’s the Deal with Director’s Cuts?

It wasn’t that long ago that Marvel announced  the first issue of X-Men/Fantastic Four will soon be…

Wayne’s Worlds: ‘You Don’t Belong Here’

Something interesting happened on Sunday morning, the final day of of a con I attended just…

Wayne’s Worlds: Ahoy, Comic Fans!

Every once in a while I encounter a comics company I’ve never heaters of, and that…

Wayne’s Worlds: Get Me Out of the Church on Time!

In both Marvel and DC, there have been comics recently that have backed up the notion…

Wayne’s Worlds: In the Coming Year, I Resolve…

It’s not too soon to look ahead into 2022, and while I’m not much for resolutions,…

Wayne’s Worlds: Sometimes a Rumor Is Just a Rumor

With the advent of the Internet and its ability to “instantly” send information almost anywhere in…

Wayne’s Worlds: The Trouble with Time-Locked Characters

It waasn’t all that long ago that DC announced that Doomsday Clock #9 would be delayed. Personally,…

Wayne’s Worlds: Todd’s Toys Teaming with DC

One of the biggest developments in the toy industry focused on Todd McFarlane’s Toys signing a…

Wayne’s Worlds: Taking ‘Talent’ to TV

Once your comic book or OGN has been published, don’t get discouraged if nothing happens with…

Wayne’s Worlds: More Holiday Specials!

I’m already getting into the holiday spirit! And that makes me reflect on holiday-related comics!

Wayne’s Worlds: Why Marvel Comics Won’t End Anytime Soon

It’s as predictable as the sun rising in the morning. I’ve been reading a lot of…

Wayne’s Worlds: Trek Merging Comics, Novels, & TV

I remain quite a big fan of Star Trek, so I’m fascinated by the soon return of…

Wayne’s Worlds: We ALSO Sell…

I’ve shopped at many local comics shops over the years, and when a store decides that…

Wayne’s Worlds: Age-Appropriate Labels on Comics?

As I often do, I was reading the news online when I came across a recent…

Wayne’s Worlds: Hey, I’m Valuable!

I have been hearing from friends who are excited about getting to this year’s C2E2 convention!…

Wayne’s Worlds: That @*&! Fifth Week!

Comics is what we call a habitual industry, meaning you normally buy your books out of habit. For…

Wayne’s Worlds: Don’t Tell Me That!

When you’ve been around as many local comics shops as I have, you come to dread…

Wayne’s Worlds: Art Versus Script

What’s the most important part of a comic? The art or the script (story)?

Wayne’s Worlds: Team-Ups Are Still Fun!

Was it really years ago now that I read about Batman and the Shadow teaming up?…

Wayne’s Worlds: Great Characters Don’t Go Away Forever!

It wasn’t all that long ago that I grieved that the fifth issue of the Black…

Wayne’s Worlds: How ‘Real’ Should Comics Get?

A friend of mine was telling me just how much he doesn’t like it when “real…

Wayne’s Worlds: The Joys and Dangers of Store Subscription Services

Often I like to talk about local comics shops and why I frequent them. One of…

Wayne’s Worlds: A ‘Real’ Comics Shop!

When I buy new comics, I go to Krum’s World, a great comics store in Winter…

Wayne’s Worlds: Bring Out Your Dead!

It’s a common phrase among comics’ fans – Death in comics is only temporary! A lot has…

Wayne’s Worlds: Are Comics Too Popular Now?

Comics conventions are returning now, sometimes with more than one happening on a weekend in the…

Wayne’s Worlds: Art Versus Comics

Now that they are starting to resurface, it’s time to talk about comics conventions and how…

Wayne’s Worlds: Characters Not Originally in the Comics

Now that cons are slowly starting to resurface, I’ve been remembering many previous events, some where…

Wayne’s Worlds: I Love the Character, But I Don’t Buy the Comic!

Recently, I ended up part of a conversation that got me thinking about fans and why…

Wayne’s Worlds: Can We Trust Fan Reactions?

With the Internet providing instant contact for information, it’s given those of us who are fans…

Wayne’s Worlds: I Just Don’t Get It Sometimes!

Some very popular trends just pass me by at times. I see others diving headlong into…

Wayne’s Worlds: ‘Not My Superman’

Recently I’ve been noticing a lot of discussion online about Superman. He’s been getting a lot…

Wayne’s Worlds: Marvel Versus DC, Now More than Ever!

The same animosity between Marvel and DC not only continues in the comics, but has moved…

Wayne’s Worlds: All Too Human

The comics industry continues to deal with a difficult subject – sexual harassment among the members…

Wayne’s Worlds: Expensive Signatures

Even though cons haven’t been happening for a while now, there’s still been a lot of…

Wayne’s Worlds: The Indie Explosion Continues!

I’m reliving some cons I’ve attended in the past as I long for comic conventions to…

Wayne’s Worlds: Biggest, Baddest Baddies

It’s long been said that what makes good movies are the bad guys. If that person…

Wayne’s Worlds: Nothing Lasts Forever

As the old saying goes, the one constant in life is change. The sad thing is…