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!
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.
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.
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:
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. IDW Publishing is proud to announce its first-ever crossover with DC Comics’ Super Heroes in STAR TREK/LEGION OF SUPERHEROES, a six-issue monthly series beginning in October 2011.
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.
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 any format!
Using his faithful minions to acquire all of the mystic artifacts of the time, Darkseid gains mental control over a race of three billion all-powerful beings. Now, as their universe teeters on the edge of Armageddon, the Legion of Super-Heroes amass their own army of every champion who ever held the status of Legionnaire to stand against the Dark Lord and his invincible soldiers. But as the Legion suffers defeat after defeat, they realize that salvation and victory rest in the hands of a mysterious baby that has aged into adulthood before their very eyes!
This is the perfect edition of the classic Levitz storyline that was decades ahead of its time and still stands as one of DC’s most enthralling superhero tales! Collects LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #284-296 and ANNUAL #1.
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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.
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.