Jake’s Take: DC Rebirth

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com When I heard that DC Comics would be announcing Rebirth at WonderCon 2016, I knew that I had to be in attendance. I was eight-years-old when I first bought my very first comic book: Batman & Robin Adventures #1. Written by Paul Dini and illustrated by Ty Templeton, Rick Burchett […]

Jake’s Comics Review: Week of June 17, 2015

Welcome back to Jake’s Comics Review! Every month, I dive into some of the hottest titles that both DC Comics and Marvel Comics have to offer. In this edition, I look into two spinoff series from the House of Ideas’ massive crossover event: Secret Wars and the latest chapters from the DC universe. (By the […]

Jake’s Take On Comics: Convergence-Part One

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Warning! Spoilers are ahead! Where do worlds go to die? DC Comics will answer this question throughout its latest crossover series: Convergence! All throughout this massive event, I will give my take on the key stories and characters that are usurped from over 75 years of DC Comics continuity and mashed […]

Jake’s Take: The Merging “Marvel” Universes

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Marvel Comics unleashed the “announcement to end all announcements” that will effect its publication history! Multiple comic book news outlets such as Bleeding Cool, Comic Book Resources and Newsarama revealed that the House of Ideas will merge both Earth-616 and the Ultimate Universe together in the company’s latest crossover: Secret Wars. […]

Jake’s Take On…Star Wars #1

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Whenever I see the iconic Star Wars logo, John Williams’ brilliant score goes off in my head and I am transported back to a galaxy far, far away. For the first time since 1987, Marvel Comics released a comic book adaptation of George Lucas’ celebrated science fiction franchise. The new Star […]

Jake’s Take On…. Comic-Con International 2014: Saturday

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Saturdays are normally one of the busiest and most exciting days at any comic book convention! However, expect the energy to be off the charts during this year’s show! Here are several huge panels that must be on your schedule:   The Simpsons (10 to 10:45 a.m.; Ballroom 20) FOX’s iconic […]

Jake’s Take On…San Diego Comic Con 2014-Friday

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to Day Two of the San Diego Comic Con! Here are several panels that you must go to during your day:   Marvel: Spider-Verse (10 to 11 a.m.; Room 6DE) This year, all Spider-Men (and Women) will unite to tackle one of the Web Slinger’s greatest villains of all-time: Morlun! […]

Batman 75: The Essential Batman Stories

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com My celebration of the Caped Crusader’s 75th Birthday continues with a look back at the most crucial stories in Batman history. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (February to June 1986) Imagine a world where chaos rules and some of our greatest champions have disappeared into the shadows. Frank Miller and Klaus […]

Jake’s Take On…Batman: Eternal (The First 11 issues)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Batman is celebrating his 75th birthday this year! In honor of this special occasion, DC Comics released a weekly maxi-series called Batman: Eternal! Longtime Batman scribe Scott Snyder (“Night of the Owls”& “Death of the Family”) is spearheading the project with a massive group of creators including fellow writers James Tynion […]

Jake’s Take On…. Free Comic Book Day 2014

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Millions of pop culture aficionados are heading to their favorite comic book store today to celebrate Free Comic Book Day! Celebrating its 13th year, Free Comic Book Day has grown in size due to the popularity of box office giants like Spider-Man 2, X2, the Iron Man franchise and of course, […]

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