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Great Comics That Never Happened #23: SLASHPOINT


In our recurring feature, ComicsAlliance writer Chris Sims and a rotating cast of talented artists imagine a finer world to bring you a look at the Best Comics Ever that Did Not, Will Not, and occasionally Can Not Happen! This week, the incredible Jess Fink of the beautif

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DC Comics Coming in August 2011: And Now, For Something Different


Usually here at ComicsAlliance, we take a look at the top ten most interesting-looking/noteworthy/discussion-inducing solicitations released by DC that month. In the face of the rather exceptional solicitations for August 2011 -- the end of Flashpoint -- we're going to switch this up with an analysis of the trends, and try to predict where the DC Universe will go in September after this undoubtedly universe-changing event.The first sign

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DC Maps the ‘Flashpoint’ Universe


Maps have always been a tricky item in the DCU, what with all its relatively amorphous fictional cities. In the case of Flashpoint's alternative timeline, however, a comprehensive map is kind of essential

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‘Flashpoint’: Who’s Who In the New DC Universe


Last week, DC kicked off their latest summer event with the release of Flashpoint #1, taking readers on a whirlwind trip through an alternate version of the DC Universe, complete with its own cast of strange new versions of classic DC Characters.

After all, half the fun of an alternate univer

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What’s the Secret of Flashpoint Batman? He’s [SPOILER]


At the end of today's Flashpoint #1, Barry Allen comes to a shocking conclusion about the Batman of the world of Flashpoint that certainly changes the nature of the character for the duration of this (likely) temporary detour, providing some interesting storytelling opportunities with a twisted funhouse version of the Legend of the Dark Knight.

So, what is it? Is he a pirate? A caveman? A comics editor? Grant Morrison? Chris Sims? If you want SPOILERS keep on reading.That's right: Flashpoint Batman is Thomas Wayne, Bruce's fat

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New ‘Flashpoint’ Promo Raises a Lot of Questions


DC's released a brand new promo for Flashpoint #1, which arrives in stores today and kicks off a massive summer storyline encompassing 16 tie-in mini series and four one shot issues. Thats... well, a considerable amount of Flashpointing. See the full image after the jump. There's a lot to look at.So what are we looking at here? Abin Sur smashin

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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – May 11, 2011: Flashpoint Begins and Batmen Continue


Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.

* Eyepatches
^ Capes
% Spats

Look, you're not going to find a bigger fan of vintage romance comic

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DC Direct’s ‘Flashpoint’ Action Figures Show Alternate Versions of Familiar Heroes


We mentioned the mystifying nature of DC's Flashpoint promos-to-date last week during The Source's weekly leadup to the May event helmed by Geoff Johns and Andy Kubert, but then something came along that made a lot of sense to me: action figures. DC Direct's upcoming wave of Flashpoint toys may not explain the plot of the altered timeline story, but it certainly clears up the alternate likeness (and points of a

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Mystifying ‘Flashpoint’ Promos Continue With New Icons


It seems like every time we turn around a flurry of new Flashpoint promos are running around the blogosphere and this Friday is no exception. Over at DC's The Source, five new icons coupled with mysterious taglin

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Narrative Gluttony: Event Marketing (So Far) in 2011


It's almost February, which means we're just coming around to the summer solicitations cycle, which means it's the most wonderful time of the year: the time summer event tie-in checklists start coming out! On Marvel's side, you've got Matt Fraction and Stuart Immonen's Fear Itself, with barely any tie-ins announced so far - just some issues of Invincible Iron Man and Journey Into Mystery, as well as a Front Line-style miniseries called The Home Front. Meanwhile, DC's summer event is Flashpoint - a five-issue Geoff Johns/Andy Kubert seri

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