We live in a world where old readers are constantly bombarded with new issue #1’s and new readers are promised “great jumping-on points”. Ultimately, the end result is that someone is usually left unhappy. However, readers both old and new will have lots to write home about as Major Spoilers reviews Detective Comics #934.
Last week, I talked about change in the comics industry, how the repeated rebooting of franchises has finally started to wear me down. Well, there are other changes that happen because, truly, nothing lasts forever, even in comics.
This week’s Major Spoilers Podcast included an extensive (and kind of inexplicable, but that’s half the fun of the MSP) discussion of the various Clayfaces of the DC Universe. It’s the kind of thing that sends you to your back issue boxes so that you can reread those stories one more time. (I just choose to share…) Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Detective Comics #298 awaits!
Now, more than ever, comics companies are paying attention to what fans like or want. After all, they’re trying to sell as many copies as possible to stay afloat!
With the first month of Convergence nearly done, can Pre-Crisis Earth-Two Metropolis heroes save the day, or will they have to fight it out with another city to see who survives? The answer just might surprise you in Convergence: Detective Comics #1.
Readers of James Robinson’s epic run on ‘Starman’ may recall an arc exploring the mystery of the Starman of 1951, who turned out to be a familiar face. One might be surprised to find out that he was NOT an original creation, and that the original face under that mask was even more familiar… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Detective Comics #247 awaits!