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All-Star ComicsDCFeaturedJustice Society of AmericaRetro ReviewReviewUncategorized

Modern comic books like to tout the first appearance of new characters on the cover, or even with a limited series featuring their first adventures.  Back in ’41, with the debut of Hawkgirl, it was more a matter of “Oh, yeah, by the way…”  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of All-Star Comics #5 awaits!

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DCDoctor FateSneak Peek

The final issue of Doctor Fate arrives in stores this week, and we have a sneak peek, after the jump.

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AuctionHeritage Auctions

The first appearance of Green Arrow and Aquaman is set to hit the Heritage Auction block on November 17th, and it may bring in a cool six figures from one comic collector.

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DCDoctor FatePaul LevitzSneak Peek

Doctor Fate #17 is in stores today. Here is a sneak peek of the issue.

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DCDoctor FatePaul LevitzSneak Peek

It’s the concluding chapter of the Doctor Fate adventures, and you can check out Doctor Fate #16 after the jump.

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FeaturedMajor SpoilersTen Things

The secret identity is a curious thing.  Clark Kent is wildly different from Superman, while Tony Stark makes little pretense of being different in his costume than out.  Then there are heroes who identities require a flowchart, a scorecard and a long memory…  Welcome to Ten Things!

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DCDoctor FateDueling Review PodcastFeaturedMajor SpoilersPodcastReview

It’s a whole new world, and it is coming to an end! Matthew and Stephen talk about the new Doctor Fate #1 in this week’s exciting episode (hint: Matthew is on painkillers).

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Archie ComicsBlack CanaryDark Horse ComicsDCDoctor WhoFeaturedMajor SpoilersStaff Picks

IT’S NEW COMIC BOOK DAY! But what to read? Fortunately, the Major Spoilers Staff have comic book recommendations for you!

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Captain AmericaDCDoctor FateFeaturedFlashMajor SpoilersMarvelMerchandiseprop replicaThe Want ListVideo

Three eBay purchases have arrived, and Stephen opens them all.

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DCDr. FateEarth 2FeaturedReview

Welcome to Earth 2, a new universe where old Golden Age heroes are revamped for the modern era. Over the past ten issues, DC Comics has gradually reintroduced classic heroes and villains into this universe. Without Superman, Batman or Wonder Woman to look after them, these superheroes have branched out on their own. However, with the return of Steppenwolf, do they have the strength to take on Apokolips?

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DCDCU OnlineDoctor FatePress ReleaseVideo Games

Those who are still playing DC Universe Online will be happy to learn that Sony is still putting out downloadable content. The next pack arrives in September, and features a Doctor Fate themed experience.

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CWSmallvilleTelevision

A bunch of sites found these images over the holiday weekend, but it looks like most are attributing the source to Entertainment Weekly, so we’ll go with that.  If you were wondering what some of the other characters from the upcoming Smallville: Absolute Justice were going to look like, here you go: Gotta say, I’m loving the Doctor Fate costume, and Stargirl doesn’t look half bad either.  And for those who are desperately searching for more Hawkman images, here’s a bonus shot. via Entertainment Weekly

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CWGeoff JohnsSmallvilleTelevision

A couple of casting announcements have been made for the upcoming Justice Society episode of Smallville.  Michael Shanks, of Stargate fame, has been cast as Hawkman, while Brent Stait of Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods will be donning the golden helmet of Doctor Fate.  Smallville has been pretty notorious for changing up the powers/look of classic DC characters for the television series, so I’m not entirely confident we’ll see either of the actors done their respective costumes for the Geoff Johns penned episode. via Sci-Fi Wire

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CWSmallvilleTelevision

According to TV, Zan and Jayna (and space monkey Gleep) will be making an appearance in the 9th season of the CW’s Smallville.  The Wonder Twins are scheduled to pop up in episode 8, but don’t expect pointy ears – viewers will see purple outfits, and see the duo transform into a sheet of ice and a cougar (presumably the animal kind and not the older woman on the prowl for a still young(?) Tom Welling). That sounds cool, but what about another super-team appearance? There is one, and you’ll have to take the jump for that reveal.

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