Costume design is one of the great strengths of the superhero genre, a way to establish distinctive visual shorthand for a character and reveal key details about concept, purpose, and personality. But which is the best superhero costume of all time? This month, we’re asking you to decide, by voting up your favorites and voting down the rest. When we have your votes, we’ll compile a list of the greatest super-costumes of all time.
For day three, it's the magic hour; five of the finest, flashiest, most flamboyant witch-and-wizard costumes in the business, ranging from the Gothic Lolita look of Runaways' Nico Minoru to the fishnet-and-top hat classic stage magician (with fishnets) look of Zatanna --- and not forgetting the weird robes and curlicued collar of Doctor Stephen Strange himself.
We'll be focusing here on the second issue of the maxiseries, the unwieldily titled The Multiversity: The Society of Super-Heroes: Conquerors of the Counter-World, written by Grant Morrison with pencils by Tom Strong's Chris Sprouse, inks by Karl Story and Walden Wong, and gorgeous colors by Dave McCaig.
I'll admit here from the beginning that while I can talk about this series' relationship to the DC Universe and Morrison's oeuvre, I'm close to clueless about the vagaries of early 20th century pulp fiction and would be incredibly interested in hearing from more learned readers whatever I've missed from that angle. That said, there's still a great deal of meat to dig into in this issue, which serves as a sort of conceptual counterpoint to Final Crisis's opening scene, showing us the end of Anthro and Vandal Savage's 40,000-year feud.
Sony announced its magic-focused "Hand of Fate" DLC for DC Universe Onlinelast month, declaring the heroic Doctor Fate and evil Felix Faust the opposing forces fueling a new group of missions called Operations, 60 n
It looks like the helmet of Nabu is about to factor heavily into DC Universe Online - that is, if you choose to pick up the title's fifth DLC pack, "Hand of Fate." Centering around none other than DC's resident mystic Doctor Fate as his foe Felix Faust (both of whom will be available
Mezco's made some respectable headway in 2011 by bringing DC heroes and villains to the vinyl figure market with mini Mez-Itz with Superman, Batman and Green Lantern. This fall promises even more mini action with three new two-packs c
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