Author’s Note: Random Access Memory is me looking back at the specific comics that shaped my life. Each month I go back in time – in five year intervals – to examine key comics that came out those months. (The idea is that after five years of monthly columns, I will have covered an entire lifetime – in this case, fifty years – of reading comics.) I also list all the comics I read that particular month. This will afford readers the opportunity to chastise me for not reading specific comics, and/or laugh at the horrible, horrible choices I made
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Rand Bellavia returns for another trip down memory lane to look at 40 years of his favorite comics in this week’s Random Access Memory.
Look, I know you want to be evil, but you really can’t be a super villain until you pay homage to one of the greats. If you are decking out your lair, a bust of Lex Luthor will show you are truly committed to world domination.
Over the years a number of actors have portrayed Superman’s bald nemesis, Lex Luthor, but who got it right? VOTE!
Batman V Superman‘s LexCorp has announced via their Instagram that: “Something big is coming, Our newest project will be fully functioning by 2017. Thank you for standing by our side.” No official word has come about whether or not Lex Luthor will feature in Justice League Part 1, but this social media tease would seem to imply that at least the company that bears his name (or, more appropriately, his father’s name), will appear in some way. This first step in ramping up the PR machine from Justice League comes right on the heels of Batman V Superman (Justice League is currently slated for a
Toy Fair International is just over a month away, but with Batman v Superman arriving in March, it’s not surprising that we are seeing a number of toys and action figures from the movie appearing online. For those that are still shopping for gifts a few surprises have also appeared.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced the coming release of a new LEGO DC Comics Superheroes animated movie featuring the Legion of Doom!