The Tangent universe is a recurring feature in the third week of titles for DC's spring 2015 Convergence event, cropping up by name in the solcitations for the Flash, Justice League of America, and New Teen Titans two-part minis -- and "tangent" seems like an apt term to describe DC's impenetrable two-month event that offers all the confusion and frustration of a reboot with none of the narrative consequence.
Besides the Tangent universe, the other unifying theme of the third wave of books is that dig into DC's pre-Crisis On Infinite Earths past, with writer Marv Wolfman returning to the New Teen Titans, Len Wein taking another swing at his own creation, Swamp Thing, Diana Prince back in her modish 1968 white jumpsuit, and the return of the mid-80s Detroit Justice League.
Q: How much better is the original Teen Titans series than the New Teen Titans? -- @boxofmillipedes
A: You know, Millie, it's funny. New Teen Titans is a book that hits every single checkmark of something I should like. I love teenage superheroes, I'm a sucker for weird team-ups involving goofy combinations like half-demons, half-robots and full-on alien princesses, and Robin and Wally West are two of my all-time favorite characters. Throw those things together in a book by the dude who wrote Tomb of Dracula and the artist who would go on to draw my favorite run of Avengers? That oughtta be a slam dunk, but every single time I read it, it feels like homework.
Folks, it's been thirty years. Maybe it's time we all come together and just admit that New Teen Titans was not that great.
Is Starfire the most upbeat superhero in existence? Before you answer that question, take a look at the sneak peek from this weekend's NewTeen Titans short from Cartoon Network's DC Nation block, "Blackfire's Babysitter." It just might change your answer if you were thinking of saying "no."In tomorrow's NewTeen Titans minisode, Starfire volunteers to babysit her sister B
The NewTeen Titans are doing the time warp again during this week's DC Nation block on Cartoon Network, with the 1960s-obsessed Mad Mod (and his TARDIS-like machine) giving the 2012 teen superheroes a righteous 1990s makeover. Yes, including a mullet or two, and yes, we have a clip under th
I know it's not the wisest thing to forsake healthy eating when you travel, but I totally had a huge chocolate chip cookie and similarly ginormous coffee for breakfast today to celebrate ComicsAlliance's visit to Seattle for Emerald City ComiCon
Cartoon Network's anime-flavored Teen Titans series is set for a semi-return this spring in the form of shorts shown during of the DC Nation program block. It's not exactly a "true" fourth season of the show (which ran from 2003-2006) and it's done 10
I was extremely sad to read the news this morning that veteran comic book artist Eduardo Barreto has passed away at only 57-years-old. It's doubtlessly true that I speak for many comics art aficionados when I say that his work will be sorely missed and always cherished. While not the k
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