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Though not the longest-lived comics company of the Golden Age, Quality Comics output proves that the company’s moniker wasn’t just a clever name.  With the likes of Uncle Sam, The Phantom Lady and Black Condor still rattling around the DC Universe, their presence is still felt today.  Of course, their greatest alumnus is the stretching adventurer Eel O’Brien, known to the world as Plastic Man! He’s not on this list, but now I bet you’re all wondering who is…  Welcome to Ten Things!

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Image ComicsTop Cow

Top Cow has released the first full issue of Wildfire #1 that you can read, after the jump!

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FeaturedImage ComicsIndie ComicsReviewTop Cow

Doctor Dan Miller struggles to do deal with the public and private reactions to the rapid spread of genetically modified dandelion seeds across Los Angeles before things get so much worse than they already are.

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Chances are, if you’ve eaten anything in the U.S. within the last decade it has been genetically modified in some way.  How that affects you will differ person to person but it couldn’t mean the end of the world right?  Wildfire #1 seems to think so and your review waits after the jump!

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Image ComicsSneak Peek

Image Comics has a number of new issues launching this week including Wildfire #1. There’s a sneak peek after the jump, that you should check out.

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Image Comics

Wildfire #1 arrives in stores next week from Matt Hawkins and Linda Sejic, and we have your first look, after the jump.

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Image ComicsPress ReleaseSolicitations

Press Release Coming this June from Minotaur Press, Top Cow publisher Matt Hawkins (THINK TANK, TALES OF HONOR) teams up with artist Linda Sejic in a haunting story that gives a Sinclair-eque speculation of the future spoils of genetically modified food consumption.

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Image ComicsTelevision

AMC has been doing some big things in the cable realm over the last couple of years.  The Mad Men series took off like wildfire, and now it looks like AMC is looking to adapt Robert Kirkman’s Walking Dead for the small screen as well. Frank Darabont is on board to write, direct and exec produce the project, with Gale Anne Hurd of Valhalla Pictures and David Alpert of Circle of Confusion also executive producing. I’m glad a cable network picked up the rights to this property instead of a movie studio, which really couldn’t do justice to the comic

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DCHero HistoryReview

Or – “That’s Right…  Sandy Makes The Cut, Atmos Doesn’t.  My Rules, I Make ‘Em Up.” When making my final, official, multi-reality, complete roster of the Legion of Super Heroes, I ran afoul of a few conundrums.   Should I count one-issue plot devices like Command Kid or Dynamo Boy as LSHers?  Should I treat the post-reboot Umbra, Leviathan, Alchemist, et al as separate entities from the pre-Crisis Shadow Lass, Colossal Boy, and Element Lad? Could I give the likes of Chemical King or Monstress, with their short tenures, the same kind of gravitas that I hope to impart to Mon-El

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DCHero HistoryReview

Or – “The Fair Witch Project.” The Legion of Super-Heroes covers a lot of different takes on heroism, but the one thing that they all seem to share is the affinity for science.  From the “ultra-energy” that imbues Jo Nah, to Wildfire‘s transformation to pure antimatter, to the accident that empowered Lighting Lass and her brother, the vagaries of science (or at least the strange comic book version thereof) have served as the origin of many Legionnaires.  Indeed, with the bright and shiny future setting, that’s as it should be.  So today’s Historical subject is an anomaly from the get-go, holding the

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