DC Comics has told everyone that their comics universe would be a very different one after the “Convergence” event ended in May. This past week, we discovered just how true those words were when illustrations of the new costumes for Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman were revealed. As always, reaction to these changes was mixed, reminding me very much of the time before the New 52 hit stores.
Fans and creators alike didn’t react well to the news last week that DC Comics is selling Batman #35, the beginning of the “Endgame” storyline, for $4.99, not $3.99. This announcement was made to comic-book retailers late last month.
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
Marvel has announced both Uncanny X-Men #510 and 511 have sold out through Diamond Comics, prompting the company to go back to press. What do these bombshell baddies known as the Sisterhood want with the X-Men? And how does their endgame involve the enigmatic mutant known as Jean Grey? Uncanny X-Men #510 Second Printing Variant and Uncanny X-Men #511 Second Printing Variant each feature the art of Land on their covers. Both reprints arrive on July 22, 2009. via Marvel
Press Release SPAWN, the long-running superhero saga recently relaunched by series creator Todd McFarlane and fellow Image Founder Whilce Portacio, kicks off the second half of its series altering storyline ‘Endgame’ with a distribution-level sell out making way for the upcoming collection. “Our goal is to slowly build up momentum and the sellout of issue #191 is another indication that we’re accomplishing that goal,” McFarlane said. “With a majority of our single issues out of print, the release of the first Endgame collection couldn’t be more timely.”
Marvel sent the cover images for Secret Invasion #1, that let’s us all in on a Skrull invasion. Wait…what? Skrulls invading the Marvel universe, replacing characters we have grown to know and love? Why am I the last to know about all of this? In all seriousness, Secret Invasion is here, and Marvel promises it will “change the Marvel Universe Forever!” Okay, okay, you can stop giggling now, and check out the cover images.