Super Powers Returns to DC Comics
Jul25

Super Powers Returns to DC Comics

Super Powers Returns to DC Comics by Jerry Whitworth   Announced at San Diego Comic-Con, Tom Scioli (Transformers vs. G.I. Joe) will be writing and drawing a back-up series called “Super Powers” for Cave Carson has a Cybernetic Eye from the Young Animal mature readers imprint at DC Comics. Based on the character designs Jack Kirby produced for the toyline and for two mini-series based on the toyline (Kirby plotted the first...

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Superheroines of Metropolis
May20

Superheroines of Metropolis

Superheroines of Metropolis by Jerry Whitworth   When you talk about the superheroes of Metropolis, you’re probably discussing the Man of Steel in Superman and friends like Supergirl, Superboy, Steel, Booster Gold, Black Lightning, and Guardian. However, this August, Phil Jimenez (well known for his iconic run on Wonder Woman) and Emanuala Lupacchino will tackle Superwoman with none other than Lois Lane assuming the mantle...

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Legends of the DCU
Mar18

Legends of the DCU

Legends of the DCU: The Ages of Wonder by Jerry Whitworth   Given the popularity of the CW’s Legends of Tomorrow which loosely adapts the comic book series Time Masters (featuring Rip Hunter traveling through history to combat the immortal Vandal Savage), a spotlight has been shone on the impressive history of DC Comics. While the superhero-rich Silver Age is the proverbial goose that laid the golden eggs (which has largely...

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From Screen to Page: Future Quest
Jan30

From Screen to Page: Future Quest

From Screen to Page: Future Quest by Jerry Whitworth   Announced near the end of January 2016, DC Comics will be adapting several of the animated properties from Hanna-Barbera Studios for print. From Entertainment Weekly, we learned of upcoming series Scooby Apocalypse by Jim Lee, Howard Porter, and Keith Giffen, Wacky Raceland by Mark Sexton and Ken Pontac, The Flintstones by Amanda Conner and Mark Russell, and Future Quest by...

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Fight to Survive: Serpentor vs Vandal Savage
Oct01

Fight to Survive: Serpentor vs Vandal Savage

Fight to Survive: Serpentor vs Vandal Savage by Jerry Whitworth   In the expansive landscape of fiction, one truth always holds true: if there’s two characters remotely similar to each other, fans will argue which character would win in a fight. Son Goku and Superman. Batman and Captain America. Dr. Doom and Darth Vader. It doesn’t matter if it’s comic book, cartoon, novel, film, game, or television series. In today’s arena, we...

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