REVIEW: Justice League of America #1 – Heroes Among Us

REVIEW: Justice League of America #1 – Heroes Among Us

Justice League of America #1 proves that writer Steve Orlando has seized with both hands his place among the signature writers of the post-Rebirth era of DC Comics, and paired with Ivan Reis, the team delivers a sharp and effective premiere issue that justifies its existence as an additional Justice League title with room to spare. Here’s the problem with having both a Justice League book filled with the A-listers and a JLA title with…

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JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: New, Diverse Cast starting Jan. 2017

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: New, Diverse Cast starting Jan. 2017

The Atom.  Vixen.  Killer Frost.  The Ray.  Four heroes with interesting histories will go A-List this winter with the new Justice League of America ongoing and one shots, starting in January.  In a press release earlier today, DC announced: Foes of evil! Enemies of injustice! As it began in DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH, for the mighty heroes of the Justice League of America, all wrongdoing is a menace to be stamped out! Whether it comes from outer space,…

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PREVIEW: DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1

PREVIEW: DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1

DC Comic’s summer event, Rebirth, which sets the tone for the future of the DC universe, hits shelves tomorrow, May 25. But before you go and grab your copy, take a sneak speak at Geoff Johns’ mind child with this 17-page preview! (WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS)   DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1   Written: Geoff Johns Art: Ethan Van Sciver, Gary Frank, Phil Jimenez and Ivan Reis Publisher: DC Comics On Sale: May 25, 2016 It all begins here….

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Cape Watch: Batman Battles the Riddler, Nightcrawler Has A Family Feud, Sinestro Debuts, And The Superior Spider-Man Says Goodbye

Cape Watch: Batman Battles the Riddler, Nightcrawler Has A Family Feud, Sinestro Debuts, And The Superior Spider-Man Says Goodbye

Welcome to Cape Watch, where we explore the most interesting and/or biggest releases of the week from the “big two” publishers. Without further ado, here’s what to look forward to from DC and Marvel for he week of April 16th, 2014:   DC Comics ________________________________________ Batman #30 This is the penultimate chapter of the “Zero Year” story arc. Writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo‘s Batman is facing The Riddler and the damage he has…

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DC Unveils “Multiversity #1: House of Heroes” Release Month and Preview Image

DC Unveils “Multiversity #1: House of Heroes” Release Month and Preview Image

DC and Comic Book Resources have announced the book that will “define the Multiverse for The New 52” is releasing this August. Written by Grant Morrison, the first chapter will be drawn by artists Ivan Reis and Joe Prado. Although this particular story is only a limited series, DC plans to use it as a jumping-off point for “a handful of new worlds, concepts, heroes and villains” and a larger story within the entire universe….

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POINT OF ENTRY: Aquaman Volume One: The Trench

POINT OF ENTRY: Aquaman Volume One: The Trench

What do I know about Aquaman? This can be answered in two parts: That he has been notoriously regarded as the joke of super-heroes. I’ve laughed along with my more knowledgeable friends when they’ve made cracks about him, and I’ve made a few myself. Precisely dick. Any of the cracks I have made were not through research or experience, rather a parroting approach to poserdom: listening to my friends and the media and constructing my…

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Throne of Atlantis off to a Great Start but Faces Uphill Battle

Throne of Atlantis off to a Great Start but Faces Uphill Battle

Aquaman’s moment has come. Everyone knows that when the animals start running, a smart person starts looking for cover or the nearest exit. When the fish start running, though, it means something even worse than earthquakes, forest fires, or hurricanes. We who live on the bare third of the world above water tend to forget the immensity of the rest of the planet. From the moment we see massive schools of fish moving as fast…

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DC Announces New “Justice League” Art Team

DC Announces New “Justice League” Art Team

Today over at Buzzfeed, DC Comics announced the new artistic team for their flagship “Justice League” title. Since the New 52 reboot, art chores have been handled ably and oft-brilliantly by veteran artist Jim Lee. Beginning in December, art chores on the title will be handled by the star team of Ivan Reis and Joe Prado.  Reis has been one of the rising stars of DC since his work with Geoff Johns on Green Lantern before…

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