Skeletor earned his place as He-Man’s arch nemesis through various and sundry failed plans to overthrow the Eternian government and rule the planet. Megalomania is as megalomania does, but how did the dark wizard of Snake Mountain sink to the depths of his insanity? Read on in this Major Spoilers review.
Or – “Treasury-Sized Comics Were Both A Great And A Terrible Idea…”
As with many things, my cousin Elwood was way ahead of my personal curve on comics. In addition to introducing me to G.I. Joe, Star Wars and the Legion of Super-Heroes (my own copy of That Damned Tabloid was originally his), his comic book collection included this over-sized gem, my first real interaction with (non-television) versions of the mightiest super-heroes of two publishing companies. what happened the first time the Man of Steel crosses paths with our friendly neighborhood Web-Head? Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review awaits!
Or – “Batman! Always Batman! Always Driving Us Bats!”
The saddest part about the popularity of Batman comes in the fact that the various incarnations of the Dark Knight (from Dick Sprang to Adam West to Deidrich Bader) get short shrift in favor of whatever is the latest and most badass. (Witness the Major Spoilers Podcast’s inability to talk about Batman without mentioning Christopher Nolan.) While I like Batman, I think that one of the most awesome parts of the character is his flexibility, and how he is as much at home fighting Ras Al Ghul as he is dog-fighting the ghost of the Red Baron. Will Detective Comics impress or distress? Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
DC Comics has revealed the first two covers of the 52 variant covers for the upcoming Justice League of America #1.
ARROW keeps on hitting the bull’s-eye for The CW. Last night was ARROW’s most watched (3.75M) episode since the series premiere on October 10, and matched its season best among adults 18-49 (1.3/4) and adults 18-34 (1.1/3) according to national Live Plus Same Day Nielsen ratings for Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. ARROW also matched its second best performance in women 18-34 (1.1/3).
With plenty of Batman statues released over the years, Gotham city’s most evil is out to take revenge on the world. Joining the ranks of such greats as The Dark Knight Returns Batman vs. Joker is another classic Batman story come to life in BATMAN THE KILLING JOKE THE JOKER! A 1988 graphic novel by Alan Moore and drawn by Brian Bolland, The Killing Joke is a story about Joker and how he came to be the Clown Prince of Crime. Other than an interesting origin story for him, the book also features one of the most famous scenes in the history of comics: Joker shooting Barbara Gordon (which would in turn lead to her becoming the hero Oracle). Almost as famous as its contents is Joke’s iconic cover image, captured for the first time as an ARTFX Statue!
DC Comics has announced it will release Justice League of America with 52 variant covers. With the flood of variants on the way this February, we want to know if you are on board with the idea.
Halloween season may be over, but one last bit of spookiness awaits readers of DC’s Justice League Dark. That’s right, it’s DC’s resident Ghostbusters wrapping up their quest to capture the most powerful magical artifacts in the DC Universe, the Books of Magic. Major Spoilers has your review of JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK ANNUAL #1, after the jump…
DC continues pumping out the annuals as of late, and has just released BATGIRL ANNUAL #1. With a major storyline just wrapped in the ongoing, this special issue offers another jumping-on point for new readers. With a high price-point, is this issue worth your attention or is it better left on the store shelves? Join Major Spoilers for the review…