When it comes to fighting, we’ve seen all kinds of characters taking on other kinds of characters, but I don’t think we’ve seen the last son of Krypton go up against someone with the force and a lightsaber. VOTE!
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.
A friend of mine was telling me just how much he doesn’t like it when “real life” people appear in comics books. He prefers they stick to fictional presidents, actors, and even celebrities. That got me thinking, so let me share my thoughts on this subject with you.
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
If you have always dreamed of owning a copy of Superman #1, and you have deep pockets, then you are in luck as not only does Heritage Auctions have a copy of the issue on the auction block, we have a Patreon page for those extra nickels you have kicking around.