Batman is a character that works regardless what kind of story you’re telling. Sci-fi? Sure! Horror? Of course! Mystery? You bet! Now a hardcover original graphic novel arrived this week that shows he even works in a “real” tale of struggle and redemption. Batman is a character that works regardless what kind of story you’re telling. Sci-fi? Sure! Horror? Of course! Mystery? You bet! Now a hardcover original graphic novel arrived this week that shows he even works in a “real” tale of struggle and redemption. DARK NIGHT: A TRUE BATMAN STORY HC Writer: Paul Dini Artist: Eduardo Risso Published by: DC Comics/Vertigo Cover
As I was reading this comic, it dawned on me that if it had come from Marvel, it would have been called the “All-New, All-Different Batman #1!” However, since it was from DC, it was more succinctly called Batman #1. The new team launches the monthly title. They have huge shoes to fill, so how did they do?
To mark the 75th anniversary of one of the world’s best-known Super Heroes, Warner Bros. Entertainment and DC Entertainment today unveiled plans for a year-long celebration of Wonder Woman. The character has transcended the pages of comics to become a powerful global symbol of justice, equality and peace.
Poor Aquaman! Since he’s a water-based hero, he’s limited in what stories he can be involved in. His lower-tier status has long been the subject of jokes and derision, and though Geoff Johns did a great job with him, he’s still struggling to gain some respect. One way to try and enhance his image is to get involved in the politics of both worlds, Atlantis and the part of the world above the oceans. That’s the angle the new series is going to explore. Poor Aquaman! Since he’s a water-based hero, he’s limited in what stories he can be involved
Warner Bros. has released a new commercial spot for the upcoming Suicide Squad movie starring Margo Robbie, Jared Leto, Will Smith, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Viola Davis, Adam Beach, Common, and more.
This column focuses on the comics industry, so even though a lot of awful things took place this past weekend, including a mass killing not far from where I live in Central Florida, it’s important to talk about a trend I’ve been noticing recently when it comes to the genre.
We live in a world where old readers are constantly bombarded with new issue #1’s and new readers are promised “great jumping-on points”. Ultimately, the end result is that someone is usually left unhappy. However, readers both old and new will have lots to write home about as Major Spoilers reviews Detective Comics #934.