Since the start of DC Rebirth last year, one of the biggest mysteries has revolved around the identity of the mystery Clark Kent that appeared following the death of New 52 Superman and re-emergence of his pre-Flashpoint predecessor. However, in the pages of this week's Action Comics #975 by Dan Jurgens, Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza, Wil Quintana and Rob Leigh, the answer is laid out bare for all to see and while it's someone you'll recognize, it is not someone you'd expect.
This week, it’s the second week of Valentine’s Day in National City, so, of course, everyone is having dramatic relationship-related misunderstandings! Also, spell check’s most hated super-nuisance is here attempting to marry Supergirl! “Mr. & Mrs. Mxyzptlk” was directed by Stefan Pleszczynski from a script by Jessica Queller and Sterling Gates.
Supergirl has already gifted us its spin on a few classic Superman tales, and now another memorable mischief-maker is targeting Kara’s return to National City. Prepare to copy and paste the name “Mister Mxyzptlk” a lot, as the infamously impish villain will make an appearance in Season 2.
Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. Over the years, the cosplay community has evolved into a creative outlet for many fans to establish and showcase some impressive feats of homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics at conventions.
In honor of the caped crusaders of the convention scene, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), an ongoing collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into a super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.
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Excellent Mister Mxyzptlk cosplay spotted on the showroom floor on Friday at San Diego Comic-Con! Hit the jump for the full version.
Last year the Fifth Dimensional thorn in Superman's side known as Mister Mxyzptlk brought some St. Patrick's Day flavored mischief to DC Universe Online, granting players a few weeks of access to "Luck Tokens," Celtic clothing, stat-improving potions that are totally not green beer and activities...