Legion Of Superheroes
Most of the time, the Art Appreciation Moment of the Day features original art, but today I’m deviating a little bit by not using a photo from DeviantArt, but instead an altered photo by Frank Celaya that shows the Legion of Super-Heroes from a long, long time ago.
Time continues to get thrown around as two mighty titans battle it our for the life or death of Superman. When Grant Morrison gets his hands on a character, he can’t let go, and with this series, it seems to be quite literal.
This week on the show: Matthew gets a gift! The crew reviews one of Matthew’s favorite titles (Milk and Cheese)! We announce a Matthew-based contest! Plus – Stephen is a wedge of spite, Rodrigo is a carton of Hate! [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/msp364.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Show Notes after the Jump!
If you have deep pockets, and you are willing to wait while severs overload, you might just get your hands on the massive Mattel Legion of Super-Heroes action figure collection. The set has 12 characters, a gold plated Legion Flight Ring and a PROTY sidekick. If you get in line before I do, please don’t take them all… I really want one. via Matty Collector
Mark your calendar and start saving your pennies because Mattel has just announced the big Legion of Super-heroes 12-pack goes on sale October 17, 2011. The MattyCollector.com servers will feel the strain of millions logging on at 9:00 AM PDT to get their hands on one of the biggest collections of action figures the company has sold at one time. Also be on the lookout for the DC Universe Classics Wave 17, that features Wonder Woman, The Atom, Scarecrow, Lex Luthor, Hal Jordan AND Hal Jordan, along with the Flash in their Blackest Night lantern costumes. via MattyCollector
When I need to find someone to showcase for the Art Appreciation Moment of the Day, and I need to do it quickly, Gene Gonzales seems to be one of my go to artists. He’s recently been working on some Legion of Superheroes art, and I’m taken by his Shadow Lass piece.
Talk about your Legion Lost! DC’s Legion and IDW’s Star Trek are having a huge crossover event! This news came out of nowhere, and is sure to have more than a few people sit up and wonder just what in the heck is going on in the world of comics. I must say, I’m rather impressed, and can not wait to dive into this six-issue mini-series. Complete press release follows: Press Release The original Starship Enterprise has traveled across time and space on its five-year mission, but it will be entering the DC Universe for the first time this summer.
It seems like forever ago that the DC Universe Legion of Super-Heroes 12 Pack was announced by Mattel. It looks like the figures will be available real soon, as Action Figure Insider spotted the packaged figures on the SDCC show floor. via Action Figure Insider
This week, on the Major Spoilers Podcast, Matthew, Rodrigo, and Stephen take a look at The Great Darkness Saga. The Great Darkness Saga Writer: Paul Levitz, Keith Giffen Artist: Keith Giffen, Larry Mahlstedt The godlike Darkseid emerges in the 30th century with an ingenious plot to finally conquer the universe in this Deluxe Edition hardcover of Paul Levitz and Keith Giffen’s timeless Legion of Super-Heroes epic! Not only is THE GREAT DARKNESS SAGA collected here for the first time in hardcover, this edition also includes several LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES issues written by Levitz that have never before been collected in
DC has released more information on the other number one issues that arrive in September. For those of you who were anxiously waiting news on Tim Drake Wayne, of want to see how on the nose our most recent discussion on Legion Lost was, take the jump! Oh… and ROB LIEFELD!
While there are many pieces of cool jewelry worn by heroes of the world, this week’s poll of the week wants to know which of the following you would prefer to wear. VOTE
In this issue: The Super Future Friends Return, radioactive dust, Brightest Day, the Legion of Super-Heroes, and TORNADO! [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_204.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Show Notes after the Jump!
How could I let a week go by without featuring the big names of the Legion?Â Today, it’s Gene’s take on Saturn Girl.
If you’re looking for Legion of Super-heroes sketches, you can’t go wrong with the works of Gene Gonzales. I like this costume. I really do. One of the earliest Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes I ever bought was issue 203. In that issue Invisible Kid dies. Phantom Girl was in quite a bit of that story and I really liked her hair, the costume, and her personality. And she has her hair in pony tails! C’mon! :) This is ink on 11″ x 17″ Strathmore Bristol Board. I will be putting up this one, Wildfire, and Duo Damsel on