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BatmanDCFeaturedMajor SpoilersMajor Spoilers PodcastPodcast

In this issue: DC used to make bad Batman and Superman films? Let’s hope DC Entertainment does a better job of helping us part with our money, Poe #3, The Incredible Amadeus Cho, and Dark Avengers: Uncanny X-Men: Exodus: The Colon Saga: Final?: Plus Batman goes wacky-in-the-wickey-woo. Yes more Bat-S-Crazy than normal. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_135.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Show Notes after the Jump!

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Dark ReignMarvelsecret warriorsThunderbolts

While not a huge crossover event, Secret Warriors #7 and #8 are crossing over into issues #135 and #136 of the Thunderbolts series as Nick Fury takes the fight to Norman Osborn. Editor Bill Rosemann explained, “Nick Fury vs. Norman Osborn? The Secret Warriors vs. the Thunderbolts? Andy Diggle and Jonathan Hickman trying to one-up one another? Miguel Sepulveda and Alessandro Vitti out for blood? Something tells me this is going to get messy”

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DCSneak PeekSuperman

DC also released a sneak peek of Superman #690, which arrives in stores this week (July 29).  Take the jump for a peek at the issue.

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Action ComicsBlackest Nightcomic conventionDCGeoff JohnsGreen LanternJustice Society of AmericaPower Girlsan diego

Here’s our Rapid-Fire Roundup of items of interest that came from the first day of DC Comics panels at the San Diego Comic Con.

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The DarknessTop Cow

Dale Keown’s character, Pitt returns to comics in August as part of The Darkness/Pitt crossover event.  The three-issue series will be written by Paul Jenkins with art by Keown. The story behind The Darkness/Pitt follows Pitt and his human half-brother Tim on their mission to New York to track down those infected by an alien virus.  But mob boss and current bearer of the mystical power of The Darkness, Jackie Estacado, doesn’t permit anything to go down in his neighborhood unless he knows about it.  When the two forces attract the unwanted attention of the Federal Government, mayhem ensues! ”Darkness/Pitt

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SigningSimpsons

If you happen to be in Bellflower, California this week, you might want to stop by Metropolis Comics and check out the first ever Simpsons Comics Crossover event, complete with special guests Batton Lash, Tone Rodriguez and Bill Morrison, who will be there to sign and sketch. The events and promotions coordinator also let me know that there will be donuts (mmmmmm… donuts….) for all – or as long as they will last.

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J Michael StraczynskiMarvelThor

J. Michael Straczynski has confirmed to CBR that he is indeed leaving Thor. I agonized over this for months, then finally — and I’m trying to remember when the email chain took place, but I think it was somewhere either just before or just after the first of the year — I went to the ever-patient and wonderful [editor] Warren Simons, and the equally patient, warm and fuzzy [Publisher] Dan Buckley, and said of the coming event, “I really, really hate this, because creatively I’m having the time of my life, but I think I need to let go of

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MarvelSneak PeekTop Cow

Top Cow has sent Major Spoilers the next installment of the Top Cow/Marvel crossover event.  Take the jump for a peek at Fusion #2 where everyone is trying to discover who is siding with whom.

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Major SpoilersMajor Spoilers PodcastPodcast

In this issue: The Merc With A Mouth Becomes The Merc With A Movie… Mysteries, Wrapped In Enigmas, Within Quandaries, surrounded by bacon and deep-fried for Tempura… Men In Jodhpurs and Men In Masks, Working Together for a Better Tomorrow. Plus! The redhead wasn’t thrown off a bridge throws down with the the brunette who didn’t turn into a giant bug! Wolverine and Ripclaw: If They Touch, Will The Universes Collapse? And The Return of Tainted Rice… UPDATE:  Audio error corrected. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_97a.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Show Notes after the Jump!

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CyberforceMarvelMighty AvengersSneak PeekThunderboltsTop Cow

The Mighty Avengers and the Thunderbolts meat Riplclaw and the rest of Cyberforce.  It all happens next week in Top Cow’s Fusion #1. Take the jump for a sneak peek.

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Army of DarknessDynamite EntertainmentReview

An American Chosen One in London Ash is off to the Land of Fish and Chips in hopes of finding a fellow Chosen One, but ends up finding something else altogether.  While the Evil Dead made it look like Ashley stumbled upon the Necronomicon, the connection between Chosen One and Book of Evil goes back much further than that, to a time when a band of heroes fought side by side to bring down the forces of evil.  Sounds exciting doesn’t it?

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Image ComicsInvincibleReviewRobert Kirkman

Conquest: Part One After the Earth shattering events of the previous issue, Mark and the rest of the survivor’s have been tasked with cleaning up in the aftermath.  There’s a lot of rebuilding to do, but sometimes the weight of the world are too much to bear.

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crossoverMarvelTop Cow

Press Release LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 25th, 2009– Top Cow Productions, Inc. proudly announced today that the characters from their popular titles Hunter-Killer and Cyberforce will team up against The Mighty Avengers and Thunderbolts from Marvel Comics, in Fusion, a three part crossover mini-series with the first issue to debut in May 2009. As a summer crossover event, Fusion represents an apex in the continuation of an ongoing packaging agreement between Top Cow Productions and Marvel Comics that began in 2006.  The agreement between the two companies produced a number of great stories such as The Darkness/Wolverine, Cyberforce/X-Men, Witchblade/Punisher as

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dan jurgensDCReviewSuperman's Reign

It just got really weird You know what has really been missing in DC Comics since the end of 52?  A whole slew of mutliverse stories.  Sure, there’s that whole cluster bomb that is Final Crisis and Superman Beyond 3D that touches on a multiverse, and there has been an ongoing tale featuring Superman from Earth-22 in JSA, but that story took place on New Earth.  It could be argued Trinity is a multiverse story, in that it features the Riddler from the Antimatter universe, but the series has turned more into an alternate timeline story than one that takes

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