With all the hubbub surrounding the upcoming Star Wars movie, I started wondering if Marvel was going to release a comics version of it. You know, a comic that adapted the film and would appear in local comics shops? Then I remembered – Oh, yeah, no comics company has done that in a long, long time!
Press Release Each year, Diamond Select Toys sets up at Comic-Con International in San Diego, ready to show off their upcoming products to the large crowds. And with that many DST fans in one place, they also like to bring new products that will go on sale for the first time ever on the show floor! This year is no different, and DST is ready to reveal the exclusive items that will be available at their booth (#2607), including some that will be offered through other retailers at Comic-Con, and a few that will only be available through DST!
There’s only cat burglar in Gotham that has Batman’s heart, and that is Selina Kyle. But how did her life of crime in Gotham start? Let’s peel back the leather and learn the origin of Catwoman! So sit back and enjoy as Ashley and Jason begin their lesson. You might learn something. Enter your Mind University!
As a Batman fan, one might expect that I’m excited about the upcoming Gotham series just because it’s Batman. But, in reality, I’m excited to see a crime drama based in the DC universe that is as close to GCPD that we are going to get right now. Plus, with the actors that are being lined up, who wouldn’t want to check out this show? There’s a brand new trailer for Gotham that shows off the villains, and now I can’t wait to add it to my weekly subscription when it lands on iTunes.
Gotham keeps rolling out the character images to introduce us to the characters for the upcoming Jim Gordon centered show. Check out Selina Kyle and Penguin now!
Toy Fair 2014 is this week so many companies are prepping to show what they will be releasing from the toy department during the coming year. As with most things now, announcements tend to be released before the show even begins, which is exactly what DC did when they announced multiple new lines including figures from Batman: The Animated Series and Son of Batman. We at Major Spoilers are perfectly fine with this early announcement.
I’ve long complained that, as well as female characters, women creators don’t get the chance to strut their stuff in the pages of comics these days as much as they should be able to. Well, I’m glad to say that not only did a female lead character get to show what she’s made of, but a woman writer and a female artist portrayed that story in this one-shot!
Ever since Bob Kane and Bill Finger decided that “cat” was the opposute of “bat” back in 1940, a lot of people have played the role of Selina Kyle. My high school crush Adrienne Barbeau even voiced her in a Batman cartoon once, and no fewer than three actresses (Julie Newmar, Lee Meriwether and the lovely Eartha Kitt) starred opposite Adam West’s Batman back in the late 1960s. As for poor Halle Berry, though she looked good without her mask, her solo Catwoman tale belly-flopped like a cartoon snowman, but the proliferation of actresses who have played Selina Kyle does