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.
The line between television and comics continues to blur as TV’s Grimm becomes a comic book!
Or – “The Title That Embodied What I Find Wrong With The Post-Flashpoint DCU.”
When this book debuted, I had a moment of interest upon hearing that it would be relaunching parts of the New Teen Titans with parts of Gen 13, two books that were occasionally awesome in their original incarnations. Things quickly turned sour for me, for a number of reasons (many related to Howard Mackie) and I dropped the book before issue #4. Will this final issue satisfactorily wrap things up with a big ol’ bow? Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, Matthew is busy with the RWJ, Rodrigo is not all here, Zach is a smarty pants, and Stephen tries to hold it all together as your hosts talk fantasy, murder, penguins, and horror.
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I used to hate being asked “Paper or plastic?” when I shopped in a grocery store. But comics buyers face a similar problem when purchasing their favorite books.
It’s a brand new week for comics, and that means you have choices to make. If you are looking for comic book recommendations, you’ve come to the right place, as the Major Spoilers staff runs down titles they are looking forward to this week.
Dynamite continues to bring back old pulp heroes this month with The Black Bat #1. Having never heard of the Black Bat before, I was curious to see just what this character is all about. Is this issue a worthwhile introduction to The Black Bat? Major Spoilers finds out!
Munchkin is a dedicated deck card game by Steve Jackson Games, written by Steve Jackson and illustrated by John Kovalic, that has a humorous take on role-playing games.
This week on Munchkin Land we reveal the second winner in the Contest Whatever contest. And for those wondering, “regular” schedule rotation resumes next week with a full game!
Tim is a poor artist living in Brooklyn, New York. One day, he finds out he is bipolar when he gets hit by a car while walking into the middle of the street half-naked. After spending some time in the hospital and therapy, as well as taking a large amount of drugs, Tim returns to New York as a famous artist. The work he painted while dealing with his bipolar condition is considered some of his best art. Surrounded by his current girlfriend, Alexis, and her hipster friends, Tim struggles with his condition, which may be more than it seems.
As any comic fan knows, Marvel just loves their events. It seems like every year we are getting a new company wide, multi-series spanning, universe altering event from the House of Ideas. This year’s (or 2013 for you future people) is Age of Ultron, bringing back the infamous automaton (and notable Avengers villain), Ultron! In a dystopian future ravaged by the robot army of Ultron, who will survive? Just who exactly is pulling the strings? Is the story worth reading? Find out the answer to at least one of these questions in your Major Spoilers review!
Though the week had its ups and downs, no one can argue that the week didn’t end on a high note with Free Comic Book Day. Take the jump for a look back at the week that was.
Or – “There Was Another Side To The Story…”
Many comics fans in the 80s were amazed when Marvel published the Squadron Supreme limited series, a story which basically featured the Justice League attempting to rebuild their world after society’s collapse. Of course, back in February of ’71, when Roy Thomas created the original Squadron, his good friend Mike Freidrich was writing the ACTUAL JLA title, which leads us to the reason why they resembled the League and…
…the REST of the story. Your Major Spoilers (retro) review awaits!