This week on the show: Kolchak meet Edward Scissorhands, Batman meet Red Hood. Hellboy, meet the demons of hell, and prepare for battle. Also, DARKSEID!
Show Notes after the Jump!
Night Stalker getting Johnny Depp/Disney Big Screen Treatment
Batman and Robin #25
Written by JUDD WINICK; Art by GREG TOCCHINI; Cover by GUILLEM MARCH; Variant cover by J.G. JONES
The most unlikely team-up ever comes to an end. It’s the crashing finish to the brief alliance of Batman, Robin and Jason Todd, a.k.a. The Red Hood, against a common foe. After all, the three “sons of Wayne” can put their differences aside for just so long. And when one fight ends, another will begin…
HELLBOY: THE FURY #2 Creators: Mike Mignola Writer: Mike Mignola Artist: Duncan Fegredo Colorist: Dave Stewart Cover Artist: Mike Mignola
While Hellboy makes one last stand against the Queen of Blood the war between the forces of good and evil rages on the battlefield with heaps of dead monsters and knights!
Dollhouse: Epitaphs #1 (Phil Noto Regular cover) Writer: Andrew Chambliss, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon Penciller: Cliff Richards Inker: Andy Owens Colorist: Michelle Madsen Cover Artist: Phil Noto The fight for free will starts now!
Alpha was the perfect product of Rossum Corporation’s mind-altering technology, until he snapped, burdened by the dozens of personalities they’d downloaded into his brain. Now the technology has gone viral, turning the entire population into murderous automatons, and it’s up to the psychotic Alpha and a small group of survivors to save mankind.
MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
It happens every year, companies start talking about all the things they plan on talking about at the San Diego Comic Con, and that gets us all excited about going. Until we realize the show sold out months ago, and there’s not a chance in heck that we’ll get past the CCI’s crack commando security unit.
But maybe you are going…or maybe not.
Trade Paperback of the Week
The Great Darkness Saga Writer: Paul Levitz, Keith Giffen Artist: Keith Giffen, Larry Mahlstedt
The godlike Darkseid emerges in the 30th century with an ingenious plot to finally conquer the universe in this Deluxe Edition hardcover of Paul Levitz and Keith Giffen’s timeless Legion of Super-Heroes epic! Not only is THE GREAT DARKNESS SAGA collected here for the first time in hardcover, this edition also includes several LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES issues written by Levitz that have never before been collected in any format!
Using his faithful minions to acquire all of the mystic artifacts of the time, Darkseid gains mental control over a race of three billion all-powerful beings. Now, as their universe teeters on the edge of Armageddon, the Legion of Super-Heroes amass their own army of every champion who ever held the status of Legionnaire to stand against the Dark Lord and his invincible soldiers. But as the Legion suffers defeat after defeat, they realize that salvation and victory rest in the hands of a mysterious baby that has aged into adulthood before their very eyes!
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