So, I recently discovered The Newsstand feature at Mike’s Amazing World. If you’re not familiar with the site, you pick the month and year, and Mike spits out all the comics published that month. It’s the ultimate nostalgia bomb. Lacking anything more important to say, today we’re setting the coordinates for March 1987 (a randomly chosen destination, for sure), when I was 17 years old. Let’s take a look at the edited highlights of what comics I bought that month.
In case you missed the announcement earlier, Swamp Thing is returning to comics in 2016, with co-creator Len Wein at the wheel.
The Convergence continues as DC characters are forced to live in cities trapped under domes without their powers. We’ve seen how the dome affects powers like Superman’s, but what about a character like Swamp Thing? What happens when his connection to the Green is severed for a year? Find out in the Major Spoilers review of Convergence: Swamp Thing #1!
Convergence is almost here, and DC Comics sent Major Spoilers and exclusive sneak peek at Convergence: Swamp Thing #1 that arrives in stores on April 22, 2015.
Certain characters are recognized by everyone as representing a sea-change. Superman inspired the creation of the entire superhero genre, Batman is the source of an abundance of recurring hero tropes, Spider-Man inspired a realm of characters with human failings and personalities. But what of those characters who DON’T get the same recognition for their place in history? Welcome to Ten Things!
There is so much news coming out of the San Diego Comic Con, and we’re trying to keep up as fast as we can. Here’s a summary of three DC Comics panels that talk up The Justice League, Multiversity, Superman, Wonder Woman, Red Lanterns, and just about every other DC Comic you can think of!
Press Release Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore and internet retailer, is excited to announce an exclusive DC Comics Sofubi Vinyl Swamp Thing figure that can only be found at Hastings Entertainment and online at goHastings.com. The Swamp Thing figure is a collaboration from Medicom and Diamond comics, with only 300 figures produced world-wide, Hastings Entertainment or www.goHastings.com will be the only retailer with these figures available.
It’s Villains Month, and the Swamp Thing couldn’t make it to his book thanks to a mani-pedi at the Home Depot. Luckily (for some values of the word, anyway) Anton Arcane has a few minutes to spare, and he wants to tell you something… Something horrible. Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
The Internet is still burning over how DC treated Gail Simone last week and through that smoke and haze the comic publisher has announced who will be filling in for her and a few other changes. Click that button for more details.
With its nearly year long build up, Rotworld has finally begun, promising us a long, epic tale spanning three titles. The Swamp Thing Annual has arrived and it’s telling a very different kind of story for a horror book. Major Spoilers takes a look to see if a story of love works along side all the death and decay.