The use of retcons, or retroactive continuity, may be seen by some as proof that a story or trope was broken from the get-go. We say, au contraire! Sometimes going back to make adjustments to a narrative is not only a good idea, it’s absolutely NECESSARY. Welcome to Ten Things!
The Golden Age of Comics was nearly over, and the superhero/adventure genre was on the wane, with romance on the rise. Good thing Atlas Comics was ready to merge the two! Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Venus #1 awaits!
Lately, I’ve been thinking (and talking and writing and tweeting) a lot about the names chosen for our favorite superheroes. I firmly believe that Superman-ripoff-Victor is superior to Superman-ripoff-Supreme conceptually, simply because of his more successful name. But what happens when two separate super-dupers each manage to make a name work for them? Welcome to Ten Things!
Bluewater Productions sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week. Take the jump for an early look at Roger Corman’s Battle Amongst the Stars, Tom Corbett: Space Cadet, Tales from William F. Nolan’s Dark Universe, Sherlock Holmes: Victorian Knights, Fame: One Direction, Venus, and more.