Jake’s Take: The January 2017 DC Comics Solicitations

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com If you were to go to Big City Comix and Games in Leawood, Kansas and ask them to look up my pull list, you would mostly find a bunch of DC Comics titles. Yesterday, the House that Superman and Batman Built released their January 2017 solicitations! Here are some of my […]

Jake’s Take: Titans Rebirth

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Dick Grayson, Donna Troy, Garth, Roy Harper and Lilith are the Titans. This particular group of individuals was originally the top protégés of Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman and Green Arrow respectively. Also, they are the founders of the legendary superhero group: The Teen Titans. As the characters grew up and left […]

Jake’s Take: DC Comics celebrates Aquaman’s “Rebirth”

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com If there was one character in the DC Comics Universe that deserves the title of Most Valuable Character, the title should go to Aquaman. Thanks to the superb stories of from solid creative teams such as Geoff Johns & Ivan Reis; Jeff Parker & Paul Pelletier and Cullen Bunn & […]

Jake’s Take: DC Universe Rebirth #1

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Warning! Spoilers are ahead. The DC Comics Universe has had numerous eras in its over 82-year publishing history. Throughout the Golden Age, the Silver Age, Post-Crisis, One Year Later and The New 52, DC Comics’ finest writers and artists created iconic characters such as Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, […]

Characters We Need to See in “Contest of Champions”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com If you’re familiar with the title Contest Of Champions, it may well be because this is the name of an incredibly successful app by Kabam. The app was designed with Marvel as a brawler featuring an original story and a vast collection of superheroes and villains doing battle en route to […]

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 […]

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