Super Powers

Superman's In Super-Trouble In 'Super Powers' #2 [Preview]
Art Baltazar and Franco continue playing in the DC sandbox in Super Powers #2, with a near defeat for Superman and something mysterious arriving in Central City. You can see how much fun the preeminent kids' comics team is having drawing on a wide selection of DC influences in this exclusive fi…
'Midnighter & Apollo', 'Deadman', 'Super Powers' Cover Reveals
Two comics about the afterlife, and one comic with Composite Superman on the cover: December's going to be a good month for DC Comics. ComicsAlliance has an exclusive first look at the covers and solicitations for Midnighter and Apollo #3, Deadman: Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love #2, and Super P…
'Super Powers' Inspired Joker Is A Gigantic Chunk Of Nostalgia
Given that I was a tiny child in the mid-'80s, it probably won't surprise anyone to learn that I was obsessed with the Super Powers action figure line. They were my favorite toys --- especially the Robin figure that had Karate Chop Action --- and whenever I see them at conventions, I'…
Bizarro Back Issues: Darkseid's Invasion Of Earth (1984)
It's never the wrong time to read a Jack Kirby comic, but with the King's birthday coming up in two weeks, now is a better time than most. Of course, the big problem there is trying to narrow it down --- Kirby's career did, after all, span six decades and involve some pretty prolific …
Gallery: Gentle Giant's SDCC '15 Announcements
Nostalgia is a powerful drug. Now that almost all the kids that were collecting the likes of Kenner's Super Powers and Mattel's Secret Wars toys are closer to 40 then they are their pre-teen years, there's a built-in audience for revisiting these memorable action figure lines. What&ap…
Comparing 'Super-Flare' To Superman's Other New Powers
I think we can all agree that if there's one problem with Superman, it's that he doesn't have enough powers. Now, at long last, this glaring oversight is about to be remedied.

In this week's Superman #38, Geoff Johns, John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson and Laura Martin are adding ano…
Mattel Concludes DC Universe Classics With Super Powers Toys
Good news for fans of Kenner's legendary 1980s DC Comics action figures: Mattel is concluding the DC Universe Classics line with a fun Super Powers homage. This week at Toy Fair 2014, MattyCollector announced that it will be releasing a special DC Universe Super Powers figures this fall, reissuing f…