This week on the show: Beware the Batman! Invincible parties down, City of Heroes goes Free to Play, and the Major Spoilers Crew take phone calls from listeners about DC’s New 52.
Show Notes after the Jump!
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the Major Spoilers team talks with you about the New 52! Anything and everything is up for grabs and we want to talk to you about it.
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Our month long coverage of the New DCU wraps up today with a look at the character who got everyone into this mess in the first place.
Sometimes it is good to get a different perspective on comics and adult star Tanya Tate is more more than happy share her thoughts on Catwoman #1.
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This past weekend, Dan DiDio set the Intardwebz ablaze when he made the announcement that the Crisis events from the last thirty years, including Crisis on Infinite Earths, never happened in the New DC Universe.
Shade the Changing Man, fresh off his Secret Seven appearance in Flashpoint, gets called away from his magical blow-up doll to put together yet another rag-tag team of supernatural superheroes, this time to stop a particularly creepy looking and emaciated Enchantress.
Fear is a cannibal that feeds upon itself. For DC Comics, that fear is the success or failure of the big relaunch we’ve been covering for the last month or so. Batman faces his fears, and Two-Face in Batman: The Dark Knight #1.
Superman has been called The Man of Tomorrow. In Superman #1, writer George Perez is focused on transforming him into the Man of Today. He’s back in his own #1 issue by virtue of DC’s new relaunch. Clark Kent is much younger than we remember, and his place in the world in and out of the costume is different in this new continuity. How successful is Perez at bringing Superman into the world of 2011? Take the jump and be prepared to share in my disappointment.
Kid Flash Fact: Fire’s bad, Red Robin’s good, and Cassie doesn’t want to be called Wonder Girl. Can Scott Lobdell and Brett Booth convince this reader that Tim Drake should have wings? Find out after the jump!
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the Super Future Friends return to the show to talk about DC’s relaunch of Legion of Super-Heroes and Legion Lost #1.
LEGION LOST #1
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art and cover by PETE WOODS
Seven heroes from the 31st century have traveled back to the present day. Their mission: Save their future from annihilation. But when the future tech they brought with them fails, they find themselves trapped in a nightmarish world that, for them, is the ultimate struggle to survive!
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #1
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA; Cover by KARL KERSCHL
The Legion of Super-Heroes has been decimated by the worst disaster in its history. Now, the students of the Legion Academy must rise to the challenge of helping the team rebuild – but a threat of almost unstoppable power is rising at the edge of Dominator space, and if the new recruits fail, the Legion Espionage Squad may be the first casualties in a war that could split worlds in half!
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The Birds of Prey are back! But wait, they aren’t the same Birds of Prey you knew before. That can only mean one thing… NEW 52 DC RELAUNCH!
Each and every week since the beginning of DC’s New 52, we’ve been presented with a brand new book featuring Batman. First it was Detective Comics, then Batman and Robin, and now Batman #1. Does this relaunch totally redefine the title and the character, and is this the jumping on point new readers have been waiting for?