Brave and the Bold
With all the talk about Gal Gadot being cast as Wonder Woman in the upcoming ‘Man Of Steel’ sequel, people are abuzz wondering if this will be the film that starts the buildup to an official Justice League of America movie. For my money, if you REALLY want to do JLA right, you need to forget about all that “Darkseid invasion” folderal, and have the most powerful heroes in the world go medieval on a giant echinoderm. It’s what Chris Knight would call ‘a moral imperative!’ Your Major Spoilers (retro) review awaits!
Or – “I Have A Rather Sizable Crush On Mike Sekowsky’s Wonder Woman…” This week, at Gatekeeper, my co-worker Chris and I had a discussion about who drew some of the most attractive female characters (spinning out of our discussion of Amanda Conner’s work on Silk Spectre #1.) When I mentioned the awesome 70’s mojo of Mike Sekowsky, he had no reference to work from, so I pulled out this issue for his perusal, and it seemed like a natural progression to the full Retro Review treatment…
Or – “Comic Time, See What’s Become Of Me…” My recent ruminations on Franklin Richards and Marvel Time have led me to think about some comics stories that have suffered from the passage of “comics time.” Many characters are somewhat tied to certain time-frames (Superman’s 30s carnival strongman uniform is one example, while Iron Man was forged in the fires of the Vietnam War) but continuity can be a harsh mistress. When Bruce Wayne (first appearance: 1939) and the Hall Brothers (first appearance: 1967) meet up in the Reagan-era, the timescales require a sliderule and an abacus to keep track
William Dunn sent me a quick e-mail to let me know about a new paint blog he’s started on Flickr showcasing his background work on Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Not only do you get to see the environments the animated characters move around in, you also get a lot of insight into the process, and behind the scenes info.
In this issue: Matthew and Stephen sit down to talk about the latest episode of Batman: The Brave and The Bold – Darkseid Descending. [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/msp260.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, be sure to visit the Major Spoilers site and forums.
Yes, issue #22 of Batman: The Brave and the Bold is ending in November. The good news is The All-New Batman: The Brave and the Bold is headed our way from writer Sholly Fisch and Rick Burchett. The first two issues feature Superman and Shazam! teaming with the caped crusader. And by Shazam! I’m hoping DC really means Captain Marvel and not the wizard Shazam, but really, Batman teaming with the wizard would be pretty cool, too. via The Source
If there is one action figure package I want from SDCC’10, it has got to be the Starro mega-pack that features a bendable Starro (that I hear can fit over your own face for crazy hijinks) and five action figures that pay homage to The Brave and the Bold #28. While this figures themselves are going to rock in only the way that Mattel can serve up, it’s the packaging itself that might have many needing to buy two – one for the figures, the other for the awesome Kevin Conroy recording that is just a button push away.
Hot Wheels has announced that the Brave and the Bold Batmobile is set to arrive in stores at the end of the month, which is just around the same time as a rather big comic book convention in San Diego, California. I bet if you look hard enough at the show you’ll be able to find one… Gallery after the jump!
When Batman: The Brave and the Bold – The Videogame arrives fans will not only get to play Batman, but Blue Beetle, and a number of other heroes as well. Batman: The Brave and the Bold the Videogame fully immerses fans into the vivid animated world of the successful TV series where kids can play as Batman or together with family and friends in two-player co-op mode. Players can choose from iconic characters ROBIN, GREEN LANTERN, BLUE BEETLE, along with drop-in heroes such as AQUAMAN to help solve puzzles and fight foes. The game also features the majority of the
Or “Silver Age Represent, Yo!” Three dark and dangerous heroes of the near past… Three bright and shiny teens from the future… Can these two teams successfully interact? And will they be able to coexist long enough to save the world?
Here’s some cool news; Batman: The Brave and the Bold is getting the video game treatment thanks to Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.Â Matthew, Rodrigo and I were raving about the series just the other day, and knowing two of the three of us actively play videogames, I foresee this in a couple of stockings near the holidays. Check the complete press release after the jump.
Or – “Turkey Fact #12: If You Leave A Turkey Out In The Rain, He’ll Drown… Stupid Bird.” Every year, I tell myself that I’m going to take it easy on Thanksgiving, and every year, I pretty much feel like a python who swallowed a wild boar. Yesterday, I had three slices of pie, an enormous wedge of ham, and half a bag of crackers with cheese spread, and that was the day BEFORE the holiday feasting. In order to help you digest YOUR Thanksgiving dinner, (Disclaimer: May not be valid in all areas!) we’ve got another line-up of
Or – “Most People Don’t Know That His Full Name Is Manuel Labór.” So, I have completed my daily labors, overseeing the dozen fellers and gals what make up the current workgroup to call themselves Team RamRod (“See, you’re Arkot Ramathorn… Ram. And I’m Rodney Farva… Rod. Team RamRod!”) and I am preparing to have some spaghetti and hang out with friends, but first I wanted to catch up with some of the many titles that I’ve neglected over the busy last days of August… RAPID-FIRE REVIEW TIME!