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DC’s New ‘He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe’ Comics Are Secretly Awesome
DC’s New ‘He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe’ Comics Are Secretly Awesome
When the original He-Man and the Masters of the Universe animated series found its way to Netflix Instant not too long ago, I thought it would make perfect background noise for my work day; some nostalgic entertainment to help pass the time while working on the site. But as an adult, what I discovered in that early 1980s cartoon based on an action figure line was far more distracting and indeed more sophisticated than I ever realized as a little boy. While the animation itself is crude (and famously recyclable), the show expresses a palpable sense of otherworldly adventure and intrigue through its writing but even more so through it's surprisingly awesome art direction. I thought, this medieval-techno world of Eternia and its heroes, villains, magics and prophecies could really be great if someone wanted to really dig into it.
Classic ‘Justice League International’ Team Of Giffen, DeMatteis & Maguire Reunites For ‘Justice League 3000′
Classic ‘Justice League International’ Team Of Giffen, DeMatteis & Maguire Reunites For ‘Justice League 3000′
Oh, neat: Creators of the very beloved 1980s superhero comedy title Justice League International, Keith Giffen, JM DeMatteis and Kevin Maguire will be the creators behind Justice League 3000, a new DC Comics series launching in the fall. As CBR's Kiel Phegley reports, the book will presumably detail the adventures of Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern and Batman one thousand years in the future.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Guardians of the Galaxy
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy #1 hits stores today, a new series by Brian Michael Bendis and Steve McNiven that hopes to boost the profile of Marvel's space-faring super-team ahead of next summer's movie release, so that when your non-comics friends ask you, "Who are these Guardians of the Galaxy?", you don't answer, "the who-dians of the what-now?" But... who are the Guardians of t
Read Seven Pages of ‘Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes’ [Preview]
Read Seven Pages of ‘Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes’ [Preview]
On sale now from IDW Publishing and DC Comics is the first issue of the oh-so-perfect yet never-in-a-million-years-expected crossover between the Legion of Super-Heroes and the original, classic era crew of Star Trek's U.S.S. Enterprise. Written by Chris Roberson (iZombie, Superman, Cinderella) and illustrated by Legion alumni Jeffrey Moy with covers by Keith Giffen and Phil Jimenez (both also of
DC Comics Announces ‘Retro-Active’ One-Shots [WonderCon]
DC Comics Announces ‘Retro-Active’ One-Shots [WonderCon]
While DC's upcoming Flashpoint event is poised play out across an altered present, the publisher's also got plans to pay tribute to the past this July through August. This afternoon during the DC Nation Live panel at WonderCon, DC Entertainment co-publisher Dan DiDio announced Retro-Active, a wave of one-shots that will pay homage to the spirit of the Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern,
‘All a Little Mad’ is an Understatement: Joker’s Asylum Harley Quinn & Mad Hatter [Review]
‘All a Little Mad’ is an Understatement: Joker’s Asylum Harley Quinn & Mad Hatter [Review]
"ALL A LITTLE MAD" WOULD BE AN UNDERSTATEMENT: Joker's Asylum II Harley Quinn & Joker's Asylum II Mad Hatter Sane people are dull. Sure, they're necessary. When you buy a coffee in the morning it's unsettling to have it served to you by someone whose left eye twitches, grins madly, cackles while using the coffee grinder and mumbles, "Oh yes, you'll pay," before turning to
Bordering On ‘Brightest Day’ Doesn’t Look Like A Cakewalk
Bordering On ‘Brightest Day’ Doesn’t Look Like A Cakewalk
Despite the optimism implied by DC's "Brightest Day" banner launching this April, it looks like there's still tumultuous (and fairly dark) times ahead for the publisher's starting lineup. Today at The Source, a four-piece cover image by Mike Mayhew linking the "Justice League: Rise and Fall" one-shot along with it's contributory "Green Arrow" #31, "Justice League

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