I’ve always been a fan of when heroes from different universes meet (or clash, as the case may be). For instance, I would love to see a new Marvel/DC crossover take place. Justice League of America/Avengers is still one of my all-time favorite books!
Warner Bros. Animation took cartoons away from the Saturday morning kiddie line-up and made it accessible to people of all ages when it introduced Batman: The Animated Series to the world. Superman, Batman Beyond, and The Justice League all earned high praise from fans as well. While the writers and producers spent a great deal of time finding just the right voice for Batman (Kevin Conroy), Superman (Tim Daly), The Joker (Mark Hammill), and Lois Lane (Dana Delany), it’s the casting of the guest stars who proved the creators wanted to craft the best animated television shows possible.
The list of famous voices is long when it comes to the televised DC animated universe, but we’ve narrowed it down to 10 that make our ears perk up and make us ask, “Is that who I think it is?”
Mattel has unveiled a few new shots of the chase variant Deadman action figure from the DC Universe Classics wave 11 collection.Â The ghostly figure of Boston Brand has semi-transparent hands and feet that glow in the dark.Â If you’re going to scare the crap out of your young one, this figure just might do the trick.
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We all know everyone is special – a unique snow flake that has no companion (except for the twins).Â The DC Universe has a bunch of teenagers from the future who use their unique talents to save the universe, while Marvel 616 has a bunch of mutants who band together to save the universe.Â They are in no way alike – really.Â Trust us, we’ve got an uber-nerd working on this site, and he’ll tell you.
But even if they were remotely alike, and we could shape the universe to put the Legion of Super-Heroes and the X-Men on a deserted island and let them fight it out in a Battle Royale reality television series, who would come out on top?Â Would the X-Men win because they have Wolverine, or would it be the Legion because they have a 12th Level Intellect that can figure out the endgame before it happens?
We’re dumping a lot of DC Universe action figure news on you today – we probably would have been able to space them apart if Mattel would actually send us an email once in a while (hint, hint).Â Anyway, according to the Matty Collector Facebook page, the latest wave of Crisis figures goes on sale today (August 17, 2009) that feature Barry Allen, the Psycho Pirate, Monitor, and Supergirl ready for her closeup.
How does Birds of Paradise sound to you?Â That’s kind of what you’re going to get when Wonder Woman and Black Canary team up in Wonder Woman #34.Â DC Comics released a sneak peek of the issue, that you can see after the jump.
The Source posted a smattering of pages from the next installment of Superman/Batman #62, which arrives in stores next week.Â I like the pairing of Supergirl and Robin, and as a big fan of the Blue Bettle series, I really dig on Rafael Albuquerque’s art.
The Source shared some images of Ed Benes’ cover work for the upcoming Red Tornado series that features the Red Torpedo.Â You’ll want to take the jump to see this one in its full glory.
Today’s magic themed entry into the Art Appreciation Moment of the Day, yields this Zatara piece by Chapman Baritone (if that is indeed his real name).
I just wish Sony and DC would announce the release date for this game already. With each and every screen shot we receive, the renewal option on my World of Warcraft subscription gets closer and closer to cancellation.
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I’m pretty sure we’ve run the images from Mattel’s DC Universe Collection wave 9 before, but we’re running them again, simply because I find the Chemo collect and connect figure so fascinating.Â I’ve had a devil of a time with the entire collect and connect series, as I don’t think I’ve been able to complete a single figure – THANKS TARGET!
I’m going to have to go eBay diving over the next couple of weeks to find all the back issue figures and parts, because I have completionism OCD, and also because these are pretty awesome figures.
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Mattel has two panels at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, and are offering up a bunch of exclusives to boot.Â If you can’t go to the sold out show to pick up these exclusives, rest assured you can find them on eBay for a very jacked up price after the show.