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
The “Forever Evil” event continues to shake things up in the DCU. Admittedly a small one in terms of number of releases, this week the fourth issue of this miniseries hit the stands! It’s all-out chaos as the DC Universe continues its march through darkness! War erupts across the Earth between the villains! Allegiances are formed! Rivals are murdered! And at center stage it’s Lex Luthor versus Batman – and their fight couldn’t come at a worse time as Deathstroke’s hunting party closes in on the world’s only hope against the Crime Syndicate!
Or – “I Haven’t Been Keeping Up With This Book At All…” When the New 52 launched in late 2011, it seemed that all anyone had to say about Catwoman’s ongoing revolved around her sex scene with the big bad Bat. After nearly 2 years, has Selina Kyle reached the point where she has her own identity? Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
Now that Congress is taking up the issue of gun control due to recent violent events in the U.S., we can expect they’ll be looking for someone or something to blame these terrible occurrences on. Some already have come out and said that they think violent video games are at fault, desensitizing players using rapid-fire guns to murder large groups of “people.”
The new Justice League of America débuts with a whoppingly ridiculous 54 covers, with Geoff Johns on script and David Finch handling art. Will Justice League of America #1 have you declaring “America, F yeah!” or just mumbling “America… ehh… whatever…”? Stoke your patriotic pride as Major Spoilers reviews Justice League of America #1 (this reviewer got the Indiana cover).
News of the potential Doctor Strange movie from Marvel had my curiosity take over and I headed on over to deviantART to see what the fine artist there had come up with for the character. I never expected to find this. Take the jump to see deviant user alienfirst mashup My Little Pony with characters from DC and Marvel.
Anytime one of the top toy companies announces one new figure it is enough to excite us here at Major Spoilers, so with Slideshow releasing images for SIX coming figures we almost can’t handle ourselves. Take the jump for all the images, including the Man of Steel!
Ever since Hot Toys set up their U.S. Facebook page, fans of their highly detailed figures and collectibles have been privy to pictures and information regarding upcoming releases like never before. The latest figure to come from the Hong Kong based company is a accurate representation of Selina Kyle/Catwoman from Warner Bros. Dark Knight Rises movie.