comic book history
In this episode, we take a look at Superman #147, and Action Comics #290. There is evil afoot, and only the Legion of Super-Heroes (with Superman and Superboy) can stop them!
Press Release The biggest news of Comic Con International in San Diego was revealed moments ago and jaws are still on the floorâ€”the world-renowned super hero Marvelman is now part of the Marvel Comics family! Marvel Comics has purchased the rights to Marvelman from creator Mick Anglo and his representatives, finding a home for one of the most sought after heroes in graphic fiction! â€œIt is an honor to work with Mick Anglo to bring his creation to a larger audience than ever before,â€ said Dan Buckley, CEO & Publisher, Print, Animation & Digital Media, Marvel Entertainment Inc. â€œFans are
New York, NY (June 15, 2009) â€“It was the shot heard â€˜round the world. Following the most shocking and controversial event in comic book history â€“ the assassination of Captain America in the pages of Captain America #25 â€“ neither the heroes of the Marvel Universe nor the rest of the world have quite come to grips with this most traumatic of losses. From the moment he was taken from us until today, one fact has proven to be true: the world still needs Captain America. And now, the time has come! At long last, the legend, the hero, is
It’s a holiday week, which means Thursday comics instead of Wednesday fun.Â To get you ready for the week ahead, Image Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of comics arriving on May 28, 2009.Â Take the jump for Astounding Wolf-Man #16, Back to Brooklyn #5, Dead@17: Ultimate Edition TP, Godland #28, and Special Forces, Volume 1 TP.
Itâ€™s like 1938 all over again This week saw the release of The Mighty from DC Comics.Â While the series is from DC, it is not set on New Earth (or whatever they hell theyâ€™re calling it after Final Crisis), but it does feature a hero who might as well be Superman. Are readers tired of the Superman mythos?Â The strongest man in the world protecting those less fortunate than he seems like a great premise, but it really depends on how that character views himself among mere mortals.