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Confirming what many fans have speculated about the fate of the three popular pulp heroes, Dan Didio revealed on his Facebook page that DC Comics no longer owns the rights to Doc Savage, The Avenger and, perhaps most significantly, The Spirit. With DC allowin
CRUELTY FROM ANIMALS - Obamouse 1
You would think that a book that stars a mouse version of U.S. President Barack Obama would not be good. You would be correct. You might guess that it would in fact be so bad that it would be, in its own way, amazing in what it does. Again, you would be correct
When I first learned of the Brian Azzarello and Rags Morales' hard-boiled "First Wave" premise, I was keen on the idea of a pulpish world where relatively non superpowered heroes could congregate in their own unique continuity, but I had to wonder if that'd result in tamer threats
As a reader with some semblance of self-restraint, I usually try to hold back before committing to the idea of a new comic series - That is, when Brian Azzarello and Rags Morales aren't involved.
Sporting key terms like "pulp-y, neo-noir and hard-boiled" and starring characters like Doc Savage, The Spirit and Batman, DC's upcoming "First Wave" series pretty much has my number and I'm at peace with that.
ComicsAlliance's Chris Murphy reviews the biggest -- and best -- comic books hitting the shelves this week.
WHY DON'T WE STILL USE ZEPPELINS, ANYWAY? Batman/Doc Savage Special
Batman is a more interesting superhero when there are no superpowers to deal with. Put him in a situation where he's got to face of
Moonstone Books offers one of a kind, hardcover prose collections for preorder!
With the ever-growing success of their new prose line (featuring Kolchak: The Night Stalker, The Spider and more), Moonstone Books has decided to create limited hardcover editions for their two newest collections, The PHANTOM CHRONICLES and DOC SAVAGE: The Lost Radio Scripts of Lester Dent!
"We haven't tried to produce this kind of product before," stated Moonstone Editor-in-Chief Joe Gentile, "but what better way to start than with these two iconic characters? There is a big demand for this kind of high end product, and we just want to be sure that our devoted fans have the opportunity to guarantee themselves a copy. In addition, to commemorate the publishing of the first new Doc Savage book