Of course, I knew going in that Tom King’s Batman would be very different from Scott Snyder’s incarnation. And it’s not like the climax (Get it?) in this issue has never happened before – It has, back in the beginning of the New 52. And it occurred in a graphic novel years ago, and that resulted in Damien Wayne. What really concerns me is that I’m already starting to get used to all this, and I’m not sure that’s a good thing!
Author’s Note: Random Access Memory is me looking back at the specific comics that shaped my life. Each month I go back in time – in five year intervals – to examine key comics that came out those months. (The idea is that after five years of monthly columns, I will have covered an entire lifetime – in this case, fifty years – of reading comics.) I also list all the comics I read that particular month. This will afford readers the opportunity to chastise me for not reading specific comics, and/or laugh at the horrible, horrible choices I made
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: Flash loses a director, and we get political with Faith #5, Catwoman Election Night #1, and President Lex. Also… Resident Alien. This episode is brought to you by Loot Crate. Go to LootCrate.com/Spoilers and enter the code Spoilers at checkout to save on your subscription.
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.