Now, more than ever, comics companies are paying attention to what fans like or want. After all, they’re trying to sell as many copies as possible to stay afloat!
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
Meet the new boss, same as the old boss Hereâ€™s the biggest problem I have with any series (DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, whoever) that attempts to retell an origin story set during a different time period; itâ€™s the same origin story set during a different time period.Â It doesnâ€™t matter if it is Red Son, Gotham by Gaslight, or Daredevil Noir, they all follow the same plot points, but just adds that What If? twist to try and hook the reader.Â Sometimes it works, other times it doesnâ€™t.
Since its debut on the Sci-Fi Channel, my wife and I have been fans of Eureka.Â When Boom! Studios announced it was bringing one of the highest rated cable series to comic form, I knew it was somethingÂ worth checking out.Â The first issue doesnâ€™t arrive until February 4, 2009, but Major Spoilers is able to bring you an early review of the series that fills the space between seasons.