The NBA All-Star Game is today, meaning the best players in the world have gathered together to do dozens of interviews, hang out for a bit, and then play a game with absolutely no defense unless it turns out to be close in the final 3 minutes. It's a good time.
It also means there is ample opportunity for every manner of product placement and cross promotion, and comics were almost certainly going to get in on the action. This time it's in the form of a custom comic, as the Justice League visit the set of Inside The NBA to hang out with Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal. But the team who put this comic together made one embarrassing gaffe: Shaquille O'Neal and Steel are seen in the same room at the same time, and we all know that's impossible, as they are the same man.
As we continue our in-depth look at super-hero movies, Chris Sims and David Uzumeri take on the Superman film franchise. Even this part.
Chris Sims: With 1997's Steel unavailable on DVD, we originally thought we were going to have to go ahead and move right into 2006's Superman Returns, but... well, it seems miracles do happen. Just before she left ComicsAlliance, Lau
This has shaped up into a regular bout between Superman Red and Superman Blue.
As ComicsAlliance recently reported, Dwight Howard starred in a new ESPN commercial emphasizing the Orlando center's persona as the NBA's resident Superman. This apparently rankled some Shaq-tastic feathers, as Cleveland center and 4-time NBA champion Shaquill
The NBA has a storied relationship with comic book superheroes. As a league of men who don outlandish costumes are possess physiques, powers and capabilities far beyond their mortal kin, professional basketball players are about the closest thing to real-life super-beings to walk the Earth
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