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Doug Zawisza, also known as the Black Knight, was a Polish knight and nobleman. He served as a soldier and diplomat under the Polish king Wladyslaw II and Hungarian-Bohemian king Sigismund of Luxembourg. During his life, he was regarded as a model of knightly virtues and was renowned for winning multiple tournaments. His nickname is due to his black hair and his custom-made, black armor, which is kept at the Jasna Góra Monastery.
After his death, he was praised by the Polish historian Jan Dlugosz, the poet and Canon of Gniezno Adam Swinka, and by King Sigismund of Luxembourg. Zawisza became a folk hero in Poland, famed for reliability, and loyalty. The Polish Scouts oath reads partly: "...polegac na nim jak na Zawiszy" ('[you can] rely on [a boyscout] as on Zawisza'). A monument to Zawisza at Golubac fortress, Serbia, bears the inscription: "In Golubac, his life was taken by the Turks, the famous Polish knight, the symbol of courage and honor, Zawisza the Black. Glory to the hero!" Several Polish football clubs and other sports teams were named after him, including, Zawisza Bydgoszcz.
FIRST COMIC: "Justice League of America" #192
FAVORITE CHARACTER: Robotman/Cliff Steele
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The continuing adventures of Barry Allen rush on under the "Brightest Day" banner with some surprising revelations.
Ron Marz puts on his running shoes and asks us all to join him on a jog with Carin Taylor.
Sometimes it's fun to revisit a franchise that's almost twenty years old. Sometimes it's just a poorly executed idea that falls flat and rings hollow. Yeah, this is the latter.
Sometimes it's fun to revisit a franchise that's over twenty years old. Sometimes it's just a poorly executed idea that falls flat and rings hollow. Yeah, this is one of those fun times.
Taking on a mission to find a lost colony of Atlanteans, Namora finds more than she bargained for.
Dini and Roux continue to make this a comic worth buying. We’re not that far off the ground floor at this point, there’s still room to jump on.
“Power Girl” hits the stands this week boasting a “New Team! More Power!” I don’t know about the “More Power!” part, especially since Tim Allen isn’t part of this new team.
The aftermath of the “War of the Supermen,” Supergirl is left to assess the damage inflicted upon her life.
What do you get when Booster Gold, Captain Atom, Ice, and Blue Beetle cross the Rocket Reds in Russia? A very readable story.
Seems to me that we may have seen this story before, only the forest was a concrete jungle.
If you're not reading "Atlas," you're missing the only comic on the racks today with killer robots, talking, gun-toting gorillas, dragons, and offbeat adventures. Venus and Gorilla Man play rock, scissors, paper in this issue.
Magog puts the hurt on some fanged balls and then worries about himself.
The cover promises an evil so big it couldn't fit on the cover. I was hoping for Fin Fang Foom. Boy, was I ever disappointed.
Patricia Briggs' novels continue to find their way onto the new comic racks. This issue, however, might have been better off taking a detour.
The Wild West hits with a BOOM! this week, in this tale of revenge.
"Brightest Day" continues on, but only a select few of the returned twelve appear in this issue. Aquaman and Martian Manhunter fans are sure to be disappointed.
The story of King Tut, and the man who discovered Tut's tomb – Howard Carter – crosses over from hieroglyph into comics.
Neil Young's "Greendale" album has been translated to film and photo essay, so it only seems logical that it would eventually become a graphic novel.
Tom Strong is back, and in this one issue everything changes for him. Sort of. As much as time travelling villains can truly change things.
Thayer Jost sets up an "anti-Doom Patrol" and calls the Doom Patrol out. Ambush Bug appears for oddball humor and plot device.