It’s a familiar tale: A group of super-teens from the future traveling back to the 20th Century to meet/recruit their idol, the greatest teenage superhero in history… …Robin, The Boy Wonder? Okay, that’s different. Your Major Spoilers review of Red Hood And The Outlaws Annual #2 awaits!
Booster Gold has the disease Chronal Leprosy. With such a disturbing illness, he has to ask himself some questions: What’s going to happen? Can someone help me? Where, and more importantly, when can I go to get help? Oh, and above all else, what is Chronal Leprosy? Find out after the jump.
This time out, the Tardis loses a tenant, Heroes without head men, guys who donâ€™t die, guys you wonâ€™t die, guys who keep dying and still coming backâ€¦ Plus: Three Legions! No Waiting! Robbie walks again, but whereâ€™s Prospero? And itâ€™s a head to head battle of the crazy as the Batman of Zur-En-Arrh goes head to head with the goddamn Batman in a no-holds-barred war of wacky in the wicky wooâ€¦ Letâ€™s get ready to rumbllllllleeee! [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_47.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Show Notes after the Jump!
Or – “They Had Me At Hello.” Can I just say that I HATE the vertically aligned giant theme covers for Final Crisis and Final Crisis by-products?Â Not only is it nigh-impossible to get a decent cover scan, they have to cram whatever they’re trying to show you into 1/3 of a standard comics page, which compresses the visual information into a tiny little space and crams everything together.Â But enough whining.Â Legion fans and detractors alike have long complained that the logistics of a team with 25 members are impossible to coordinate, and I can certainly feel their pain.Â
Or – “Soldiering On In The Face of Inevitability…” First of all, I know what you’re thinking…Â Where’s the Hero History, schmucko?Â Turns out that doing seven heroes at the same time is the kind of thing you should plan extra time for.Â Go figure.Â Add to that recent work meetings about metrics that nobody really understands and a 14 hour day yesterday, and the Hero History is late.Â (Again.)Â In any case, I thought I’d share a little Legion in the hopes of cushioning the blow, and then get the H.H. up and running tonight, barring the rising of
Or – “A Bright Enough Light Can Hide The Shadows Within…” The study of the history of the Legion of Super-Heroes inevitably leads to the study of many unusual superhero archetypes and attitudes. Whereas most teams consist of six or seven clearly defined characters, a group the size of the Legion has room for Wildfire’s snarkiness, for Dawnstar’s occasional narcissism, for the roguish charm of Ultra Boy, for Shadow Lass’ antisocial tendencies, even for Quislet’s complete disregard for convention. It also leaves room for your classic cocky womanizer, smart but not the smartest, charming but not the most so, certainly