We give our hot takes on some of the news from the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con, plus we revisit Harrow County once more! We review The Flash #75, Dear Justice League, Loki #1 and Manor Black #1.

NEWS

DC Comics at #SDCC – Major Spoilers – Comic Book Reviews, News, Previews, and Podcasts

DC has been relatively quiet at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Sure, there have been a few media announcements for television series, and animated projects, but what about comics? A great deal of the panels that were presided over by Dan DiDio were very relaxed laid back discussions reflecting on the industry and what panelists remembered most about DC Comics.

Hasbro reveals Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers Helmet – Major Spoilers – Comic Book Reviews, News, Previews, and Podcasts

Hasbro has been knocking it out of the park with its Hasbro Marvel Legends series, allowing us to wear (or display) full size replicas of Ant-Man’s helmet, Iron Man’s visor, and even the Infinity Gauntlet. The toy manufacturer has done the same thing with Star Wars, and now Hasbro is releasing the first helmet for Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers fans.

After Marvel, the Russo brothers take on Grimjack and Battle of the Planets – Major Spoilers – Comic Book Reviews, News, Previews, and Podcasts

Now that Marvel Phase 3 is complete, and Avengers: Endgame is going down in the record books, everyone is wonder what the wunder-team of Joe and Anthony Russo will be doing next. Hint: It isn’t going to be for Marvel.

Diamond Select Toys unveils Black Hole and The Rocketeer action figures – Major Spoilers – Comic Book Reviews, News, Previews, and Podcasts

Long time followers of Major Spoilers know that we have a real love for The Rocketeer, and some of us even like The Black Hole. Diamond Select Toys is earning big points this weekend, as they toy company revealed upcoming toys based on the Disney movies.

Project Booster Fun

By Mark Rosewater Working in R&D since ’95, Mark became Magic head designer in ’03. His hobbies: spending time with family, writing about Magic in all mediums, and creating short bios. You know how I have the occasional article chockful of new information about Magic that everyone’s going to be talking about?

First look at The Rocketeer television show appears – Major Spoilers – Comic Book Reviews, News, Previews, and Podcasts

We’ve heard the rumors that there would be a reboot to The Rocketeer franchise, featuring a young girl instead of Cliff Secord. Disney not only confirmed the reboot, but showed off the first look at the animated series coming to Disney Jr…

‘Young Justice: Outsiders’ Renewed For Season 4 By DC Universe – Comic-Con

There will be a fourth season for DC Universe’s popular teenage superhero animated series Young Justice: Outsiders. Creators and producers Greg Weisman and Brandon Vietti announced the renewal and screened a new episode of the popular series today at Comic-Con International in San Diego. Weisman and Vietti said production is already underway on the fourth installment.

SDCC ’19: Bedside Press reveals full programming schedule

Kickstarter Thought Leader and Bedside Press owner Hope Nicholson will participate in and host programs spanning across three days (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) at this year’s San Diego International Comic-Con. “I’m incredibly excited to be at SDCC once again!

REVIEWS

STEPHEN
THE FLASH #75
Writer: Joshua Williamson
Artust: Christian Duce, Scott Kolins
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $4.99
Release Date: July 24, 2019
“The Flash Year One” finale! This oversize anniversary issue marks the end of Barry Allen’s journey to become the Flash-but at what cost? The Turtle’s final play will challenge our hero in every way possible, and by the end of the battle, a Flash will be born-and a Flash will die! Also in this issue, witness Lex Luthor’s offer to Captain Cold, whose icy vengeance waits for the Flash just around the corner…

Rating: ★★★☆☆

MATTHEW
LOKI #1
Writer: Daniel Kibblesmith
Artist: Oscar Bazaldua
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: July 17, 2019

After dying a grisly death in THE WAR OF THE REALMS, Loki learned a valuable lesson in warmongering: Don’t get caught. But now he has a whole new set of responsibilities — and his brother Thor is not about to let him walk away from them this time.

Rating: ★★★½☆

RODRIGO
MANOR BLACK #1
Writer: Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt
Artist: Tyler Crook
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: July 31, 2019
From the creators of Harrow County and The Sixth Gun comes this gothic horror fantasy about a family of sorcerers in crisis.

Roman Black is the moribund patriarch of a family of powerful sorcerers. As his wicked and corrupt children fight over who will take the reins of Manor Black and become representative of the black arts, Roman adopts a young mage whom he gifts his powers to with the hope that someone good will take his place against the evil forces out to bring down his family and legacy.

Rating: ★★★☆☆

ASHLEY
DEAR JUSTICE LEAGUE
Writer: Michael Northrop
Artist: Gustavo Duarte
Publisher: DC Kids
Cover Price: $9.99
Release Date: Aug 6, 2019
The greatest heroes in the DC Comics universe, the Justice League, answer mail from their biggest fans–kids!–courtesy of Michael Northrop, New York Times bestselling author of TombQuest, and artist Gustavo Duarte.

Does Superman ever make mistakes? What was Wonder Woman’s eleventh birthday like? Does Aquaman smell like fish? In this new middle-grade graphic novel, iconic heroes are asked questions both big and small, and when they are not busy saving the world, the Justice League even finds time to respond. Their honest and humorous answers will surprise and delight readers of any age, as it turns out that being a superhero is not too different from being a kid.

Full of feats, follies, and colorful illustrations, Dear Justice League gives readers the inside scoop into everyday heroics, no matter who wears the cape!

Rating: ★★★★★

DISCUSSION

HARROW COUNTY VOLUME 4: FAMILY TREE
Writer: Cullen Bunn
Artist: Tyler Crook
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Emmy believes she is one of a kind, that there is no one else in the world quite like her. As strangers arrive in Harrow County, though, she discovers just how wrong she is. Are these beings–each possessing strange and ghastly supernatural abilities–her family?

Collects the Dark Horse comic series Harrow County #13-#16.

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