So the big news this week was that Zatanna's going to be on Smallville and she's going to be really, really hot. I almost care.
I'd care a lot more if Smallville hadn't already killed my interest in its version of a character I like even more than Zatanna. I'll be watching for stills of Serinda Swan in costume and that'll determine whether or not I watch this show again after a couple of blissful years of skipping it.
I got cranky thinking about Smallville, so...
Here's something to put me in a better mood.
By Cal Slayton.
More mood improvement
A couple of Black Canary sketches
By Rob Ullman.
By Victor Santos.
Carmine Infantino vs. DC Comics
Black Canary's co-creator (along with writer Bob Kanigher) Carmine Infantino wrote a letter to DC Comics complaining - amongst other things - about not getting paid for his creation.
Concerning the lack of payment for my creation “The Black Canary”: it may be your legal right but have you no concern for the moral issue?I'm not informed enough about the details to comment on it (except in a very general way that writers and artists ought to be fairly compensated for their work, and that "fairly" isn't necessarily a synonym for "according to the contract"), so I'm just pointing out that the letter exists.