As we discover that DC is making the Alan Moore creations The Watchmen more and more a part of the DC Universe, frankly, I’m happy, although I’m sure Mr. Moore is not. For more on this subject, check out this link here at MajorSpoilers.com. Many comics fans, some of them here at this site, aren’t all that thrilled with the idea of this taking place. After all, The Watchmen has been a powerful and unique experience for us, and even the Before Watchmen event didn’t quite live up to the series that it was to explore. Well, at least I
Over the weekend, while many of us were hanging out, Geoff Johns dropped a hint of what was to come after the Batman/Flash The Button event. Will the Watchmen finally reveal themselves to the DC Universe?
Word has been circulating on the Internet recently that DC Comics is going to start an advertising campaign in January, running eleven different commercials on select cable television channels to advertise the trade collections of the first wave of Rebirth books. These include AMC, IFC, TBS, TNT, TruTV, El Rey and Boomerang. Not the most watched of networks, but they don’t have to be. Smart idea, I think. Let me tell you why.
Remember a few weeks back when Ben Affleck took to Twitter to share a screen test of Deathstroke’s costume for the upcoming stand alone Batman movie? Well, now there’s someone to fill it.
For the longest time Hal Jordan has been the leading Green Lantern for Earth and Sector 2814. Now it’s time for a new Lantern to take his place while he’s gone. In fact, two Green Lanterns will be working together in his absence: Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz. Not familiar with those two? Luckily Green Lantern: Rebirth #1 is the start to a brand new Green Lantern series and Major Spoilers has your review after the jump!
(Warning: Major Spoilers – and an Ookla the Mok reference – ahead) As a young comic book reader, I was constantly asked some iteration of the “Who would win?” question. “Who would win in a fight: Spider-Man or Batman?” “Is Superman stronger than the Hulk?” “Could Logan’s claws pierce Steve Rogers’ shield?” As I got older, those questions were replaced with more meta-narrative questions like “Marvel or DC?” or the perennial, “Alan Moore or Grant Morrison?”
Even though it made more money than any of us will see in our lifetime, the lackluster performance of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice was enough for Warner Bros. to reorganize and put Geoff Johns and Jon Berg in charge of DC Films.
Quite a while ago, we heard that Scalped was being considered for a television series, but ever since we talked about the series on the Major Spoilers Podcast, things have been very quiet, until yesterday, when WGN and DC Entertainment announced a pilot production.
There have been a lot of different incarnations of the Titans in the DC Universe, from sidekick to New Teen to ‘No Longer In Existence.’ With the Titans’ back story returning to continuity, I was reminded of the last time that the adolescent heroes reformed, pre-Flashpoint. Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Teen Titans #1 awaits!