In 1992, Superman died at the hands of Doomsday, and the comic book industry was never the same. Until he came back. And then the industry would never be the same. But in 1992-1993 the Death and Return of Superman was an event that shook the industry. Now, with Action Comics #1000 hitting stores this week, we need to look back and ask the all-important question, “Were you there when he died?” VOTE!
Last night news broke that Jason Momoa, who many of you may know as Khal Drago from The Game of Thrones, was in talks to star in Zack Synder’s Man of Steel sequel. Since this fact released on the Internet there has been much speculation on which character Momoa could play, some saying the hero Martian Manhunter, others leaning towards the villain Doomsday. Let’s speculate more after the jump.
One of the biggest events in comic book history happened 21 years ago – The Death of Superman. Wait a minute Young Zach is 21 years old… hmmm… it’s all starting to make sense now… One of the best selling graphic novels of all time is back in a new edition. Can even Superman stop the unstoppable creature called Doomsday? If the assembled might of the JLA can’t do it, what hope does he have? Collects SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #18-19, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #69, SUPERMAN #74-75 and ACTION COMICS #684. As always, the Major Spoilers Podcast is
Press Release IDW Publishing is happy to announce DOOMSDAY.1, a new four-issue miniseries coming in May from legendary comics mastermind John Byrne! Harkening back to Byrne’s earliest days in comics, DOOMSDAY.1 tells the thrilling tale of seven adventurous astronauts, who watch in horror, aloft in the International Space Station, as most of Earth is annihilated by a titanic solar flare.
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DC’s The Source posted the bloody Superman logo on its site with the tag “Doomsday will reign”. Is this simply the company poking at Marvel for the companies upcoming Death of Spider-Man Previews cover, or something else? A couple of people are already thinking we are getting ready to see an Absolute Death of Superman collection, which would be really cool, and worthy of picking up – though it would have made more sense for the comic book publisher to release that collection back when Warner Home Video released the Death of Superman animated movie. Others are predicting the return
Whatâ€™s missing from some of the super hero comics out there? A huge smack down drag out fight that spans an entire issue? No, as there have been a few titles recently that feature this kind of action (Power Girl). A villain that is much stronger than the hero? Again, itâ€™s been done in other titles. The notion that the hero may finally be out-powered with his life on the line? Itâ€™s a comic book, and when the title character is fighting it out for his life, there is little chance heâ€™s going to die, but in the case of
I think this one slipped passed a couple of people, but Sony Online Entertainment and DC have unveiled Doomsday will appear in the upcoming DC Universe Online MMORPG. Born on the planet Krypton during a time when only the strongest creatures could survive, Doomsday was the result of a rapid natural selection process bred to hate all life. Doomsdayâ€™s body is covered with vicious bony spurs that can render even Supermanâ€™s skin. His endurance makes him almost impossible to kill. He is the epitome of villainous power and strength. With the ability to regenerate after every battle, Doomsday becomes bigger
Fans of the ABC Family series that were wondering what happened to the series finale of the show, need wonder no more, as ABC Family and Viper Comics team up for the final story. From ABC Family Fans of the ABC Family cult hit series can revisit the weird world of “The Middleman” and his trusty side-kick Wendy Watson when the “lost” series finale episode appears in comic book form this summer. The series will also be released on DVD in summer 2009. In a deal with Viper Comics, “The Middleman â€“ The Doomsday Armageddon Apocalypse” graphic novel is to