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Formally announced earlier this week, September will see every title in DC Comics' "New 52" superhero line temporarily rebranded in the idiom of of the publisher's legion of super-villains. Among them will be June's Batman/Superman #3.1, whose villain de jour will be Doomsday in a story written by Greg Pak (Marvel's Hercules, Vision Machine) and drawn by Brett Booth (Nightwing). Tony S. Daniel provides the cover, which you're seeing here for the first time (it will be sold in the 3D motion style seen here).
Warner Bros. Entertainment and Turbine are keeping up their regular Infinite Crisis multiplayer online battle arena game profiles, this time with videos spotlighting Gaslight Batman and Doomsday. Inspired by Brian Augustyn, Mike Mignola and P. Craig Russell's 1989 Gotham by Gaslight story, the playable Gasl
Nuclear war, devastating climate change, alien invasion, a zombie attack or the rise of sentient machines -- there are just so many cool ways the world could come to an end. And as we all know, one or some combination of those and other apocalyptic scenarios was/is supposed to befall the planet Earth in 2012, in keeping with some sort of dubious conclusions based on the ancient Mayan calendar. Or something? I
Toys: Starting in July two new variant Marvel Select figures of The Amazing Spider-Man will arrive at MarvelStore.com, DisneyStore.com and physical Disney Store locations: one with swappable "unmasking" body parts and one that's entirely metallic.
Legal: The final count
Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's why every week, Senior Writer Chris Sims puts his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!
Q: With which character is there the greatest gulf between the quality of the hero and that of their villains? -- @JammyNorman
A: After last week's column about the Riddler, I've gotten a lot of questions about villains, but none had the precise grammar of this one. Plus, it's a pretty interesting subject. I mean
Love it or hate it, the Smallville TV show has been one of the most popular mass media adaptations of a comic, reaching millions of viewers each week with stories of what Clark Kent's life was like before he became Superman. Now, we're marking its p
Beards: Alec Longstreth's two-years-and-running vow not to shave until he completes his graphic novel Basewood, has yielded wonderfully furry dividends - and he's still got a little more than a fourth of the project left to go!
Movies: Cowboys and Aliens has a new poster demonstrating its Old West-meets-Extraterrestrial aesthetic. Aliens dig honkin' Timex watches, apparently. Or they did. Who kno