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If a rumor from The Wrap reporter Jeff Snider is to be believed, Marvel Studios and DC Entertainment could soon have competing, craggy-faced, evil space gods appearing in their films very soon.
Thanos has already made one appearance in a Marvel film, and his voice actor for Guardians of the Galaxy, Josh Brolin has been announced. Now, Snider reports that none other than Darkseid, the seeker of Anti-Life and the villain that simply "is," will be the big bad of the planned Justice League film, which is said to be coming out in May 2017.
Over a lifetime of reading comics, Senior Writer Chris Sims has developed an inexhaustible arsenal of facts and opinions. That's why, each and every week, we turn to you to put his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!
Q: How awesome is Darkseid as a fixture in a supehero universe? -- @TheGonzales
A: So awesome. Largely because he's the Space Devil
In keeping with previously-seen reveals, Mattel will keep on cranking out "New 52" and Injustice: Gods Among Us fighting game figures in its DC Unlimited line in 2013. DC Unlimited's third series will include New 52 versions of Aquaman and the Jim Lee-designed Darkseid, with Superman and an as-yet unrevealed Joker getting the Injustice treatment. Though the new figure images are
If you think about it, Darkseid and Thanos would probably get along. Their similarities, most notably their obsession with death (or in Darkseid's case, Anti-Life), have often linked the two in fans' minds
Publishing: ICv2 has announced full details (including its lineup of speakers for The ICv2 Conference on Comics and Digital II held during this year
You hear it all the time: "Jack Kirby is the King of Comics." "Jack 'King' Kirby." "Marvel's House of Ideas is The House That Jack Built." Most people, comics critics and the like, usually leave it there