DC Comics seems to think so. In the recently released solicitations for August, almost a third of DC’s output will be Batbooks. But is all that bat a bad idea for business? Major Spoilers runs the numbers.
Suicide Squad #20 debuts a new creative team, with Ales Kot and Patrick Zircher taking over as writer and artist respectively. Does this herald a new direction for DC’s most devious super team? This Major Spoilers review will point you the right way.
It’s The Mighty Skullkickers #1! (Or Skullkickers #21, but who’s counting?) On the surface, Skullkickers is doing a satirical take on the comic industry’s over-reliance on adjectives and renumbering, but what’s going on inside these covers? This Major Spoilers review has the answer.
Neozoic: Trader’s Gambit #1 is the latest offering from Red Five comics, continuing the tale of dinosaur fighting and fisticuffs delivered in the first Neozoic volume. Does this comic have teeth? This Major Spoilers review has the answer.
Uber #0 is Kieron Gillen and Canaan White’s latest offering for Avatar Press. Can this story about Nazi supersoldiers in the waning days of the Third Reich live up to one critic’s expectations?
Almost a year after its initial release date, G.I. Joe: Retaliation is finally hitting the big screen. At least we know it has to be better than 1987’s G.I. Joe: The Movie, right? But how good can a movie based on a bunch of three and three-quarters inch plastic dudes be? This Major Spoilers review might help you out.
In Fever Ridge #2, Michael Heimos brings the reader up to speed on a little war you might’ve heard of… involved a few people… had the clever name of WORLD WAR 2. Heimos is taking us on a trip around the Pacific in Fever Ridge: A Tale of MacArthur’s Jungle War #2!
The newest issue of The Superior Spider-Man has a grim conclusion, causing one Major Spoilers reviewer to reflect on a commonly employed comic book cliché. As a new Spider-Man swings into action against a murderous villain, Major Spoilers reviews The Superior Spider-Man #5.
“G.I. Joe is the codename for American’s daring, highly-trained special mission force. Its purpose: to defend human freedom against Cobra, a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world.” C’mon, you know all that. But do you know how good the new G.I. Joe monthly from IDW Publishing is? You will after you read this Major Spoilers review of G.I. Joe #1 – and knowing is half the battle! I apologize, but I couldn’t resist.
The new Justice League of America débuts with a whoppingly ridiculous 54 covers, with Geoff Johns on script and David Finch handling art. Will Justice League of America #1 have you declaring “America, F yeah!” or just mumbling “America… ehh… whatever…”? Stoke your patriotic pride as Major Spoilers reviews Justice League of America #1 (this reviewer got the Indiana cover).
Fury Max is Garth Ennis’s take on Nick Fury as a Cold Warrior, trading in his jet pack and blue bodysuit for extrajudicial killings and murky political maneuverings. Fighting the Viet Cong instead of Hydra, and working for the CIA instead of SHIELD, this version of Nick Fury is more realpolitik than superhero. Major Spoilers has the review of Fury Max #9 so you can decide if this gritty tale of a real-world cigar-chomping one-eyed spy is for you. Plus: bonus Frank Castle!
Journey Into Mystery – A Marvel title which didn’t get renumbered in the great Marvel NOW! reshuffling, even as it gained a new creative team. How could that be? Such a quandary can only be solved by taking a look at this review for Journey Into Mystery #648! Wait, maybe the only question answered will be whether this book is any good…