#8-JSA LIBERTY FILES: THE WHISTLING SKULL

The 365 Day Graphic Novel Challenge

THE WHISTLING SKULL

Writer: B. Clay Moore

Artist: Tony Harris

DC Comics, 2013

dc-comics-jsa-the-liberty-files-the-whistling-skull-tpb-1I don’t read DC comics anymore.  I mean, not at all.  I used to be a big fan of DC until the crap that was IDENTITY CRISIS.  That’s when I realized we had to break up.

But, like any ex-lover, I’d check in once in a while to see they were doing only to find that things kept getting worse.  The ‘make-over’ just made things sad.  So I thought I’d never have reason to read a ‘new’ DC comic again… until I found this book.

This was a recent addition to a new ‘series’ from DC that reimagined some of their Golden Age characters in WWII.  I’d enjoyed the previous titles in this ‘series’ so this one intrigued me.  I have to say that it was not what I expected.

Coming to this title blind, I thought that the…

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About Sam Gafford
My name is Sam Gafford and I've been doing critical work on William Hope Hodgson for many years. I wrote the article "Writing Backwards: The Novels of William Hope Hodgson" in which I presented evidence that WHH wrote his novels in the reverse order in which they were published. I've recently written an article on Hodgson's confrontation with Houdini and am currently working on a book length study of WHH.

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