Wayne’s Worlds: Where Did comiXology Go?

What in this world did Amazon do to comiXology.com?

WAYNE’S WORLDS: THEY’RE NOT REAL, PEOPLE!

I just don’t buy or read comics that focus on real-life people and events!

Wayne’s Worlds: When I Read a Comic…

When I read a comic book, I hope to encounter a few important things!

Wayne’s Worlds: Leave Ben Reilly Alone!

Unfortunately, Ben Reilly has—once again—met a tragic “ending” of sorts in the Spider-Man mythos. Why can’t…

Wayne’s Worlds: Swords, Sorcery, and Superheroes

Dark Knights of Steel is a great “what if?” story that provides a different take on well-known…

Wayne’s Worlds: Spider-Man and Ant Man Turn 60!

Two of Marvel’s insect-based characters are celebrating their 60th year as heroes—Spider-Man and Ant-Man!

Wayne’s Worlds: Miles Morales Is the New Gwen Stacy

Looks like Gwen Stacy’s time in the spotlight is over, and she’s being replaced by Miles…

Wayne’s Worlds: I Can’t Keep Up With It All!

I’m big into comics, but as hard as I try, I just can’t keep up with…

Wayne’s Worlds: It’s Villain Time!

It had to happen! Comics are focusing more and more on the villains!

Wayne’s Worlds: Jeff Lemire’s Home at Image Comics

Accomplished creator Jeff Lemire recently signed an exclusive contract with Image Comics, now his comics “home”…

Wayne’s Worlds: When Did Breaks Become So Popular?

It seems like yesterday that BOOM! Studios announced that Someone Is Killing the Children #21 would…

Wayne’s Worlds: Crossing the Line at $9.99!

Avengers #50 recently came with a price tag of $9.99. Granted it was a triple-sized issue,…

Wayne’s Worlds: Are Secret Identities Passe?

One of the staples of being a superhero has slowly been fading away. Should these characters…

Wayne’s Worlds: Can We Go Digital in 2022?

The Holiday Season is upon us again, so maybe we should be thinking about giving digital…

Wayne’s Worlds: Those Crazy Helmets!

I admit it—I often like comics characters who wear those crazy helmets!

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…