Off-Panel: February 12, 2015

Our daily round-up of news around the comics space, from the gutters and beyond.

The only thing that can stand in the way of complete destruction is the most off-beat team-up of all: The razor-sharp intellect of Batman and the unflappable Canadian game-show hosting skills of TV’s Alex Trebek! Will a few well-chosen categories be enough to save the day, or will Trebek and Batman be facing… Final Jeopardy!?

This is just amazing. How I wish Batman and Alex Trebek had teamed up to fight crime. The world would be a better place.

“Subscribers to Scribd will have access to more than 10,000 comic books, in addition to the pre-existing library of e-books and audio-books, as a part of the San Francisco-based start-up’s $8.99 monthly fee.”

If you are a comic book and prose book fan, then you probably should give Scribd a second look, if you aren’t already a subscriber.

“A team of writers and artists have taken a classic 1940s comic book and rebooted it for the modern age. What does that mean? It means Jill Trent, Science Sleuth, gets a new life as the feminist heroine we’ve always wanted.”

This rings so many of my bells! Science, feminism, diversity—it’s a win!


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