May 2012 News Posts (17)

Comics for 6 June 2012

30 DAYS OF NIGHT ONGOING #8

ACTION COMICS #10

ACTIVITY TP VOL 01

AGE OF APOCALYPSE #4

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN MOVIE #1

ANIMAL MAN #10

ART OF AL RIO TP VOL 02 (MR)

ARTIFACTS #18

AVENGERS ACADEMY #31 AVX

AVENGERS BLACK WIDOW STRIKES #3 (OF 3)

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #5 (OF 12) AVX

BART SIMPSON OUT TO LUNCH TP

BATMAN DETECTIVE COMICS HC VOL 01 FACES OF DEATH

BATWING #10

BEFORE WATCHMEN MINUTEMEN #1 (OF 6) (MR)

BLEEDING…

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Added by PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod on May 31, 2012 at 8:22pm — 11 Comments

DC surprises on Free Comic Book Day

DC surprises on Free Comic Book Day 

May 27, 2012 -- I was pleased to see that DC Comics: The New 52 FCBD Special Edition #1, one of DC's two offering for Free Comic  Book Day (the other being a children's book) had some actual meat in it. I wanted to point out what I noticed, and see if you Legionnaires had any other suggestions or ideas. 

Here we go:…

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Added by Captain Comics on May 27, 2012 at 7:00pm — 31 Comments

DC's 'Second Wave' revives, refurbishes old concepts

Andrew A. Smith

Special to The Nashua Telegraph

May 15, 2012 -- DC has begun its “Second Wave” of six new series, following “The New 52” titles launched last September.  The first four are already out, and successfully upgrade concepts that will make older fans nod their heads in approval.

 

The first two titles, Earth 2 and Worlds’ Finest, re-introduces what used to be called Earth-Two. Earth-Two came into being…

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Added by Captain Comics on May 27, 2012 at 5:45pm — 9 Comments

Deck Log Entry # 142 . . . Comes Our Hero Ultraman!

As you’ll remember from where I left off last time, the television division of United Artists now had a product for syndication---Ultraman, which had been a phenomenal hit in Japan.  Thanks to the dialogue direction of Peter Fernandez, the series was ready for airing on American stations.  Now, UA-TV had to…

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Added by Commander Benson on May 25, 2012 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

'New 52' brings changes big and small to Wonder Woman, Green Lantern

Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

May 22, 2012: Wonder Woman and Green Lantern are two of DC Entertainment’s oldest characters. But collections of their newly re-launched titles bring some surprising changes.

 

For example, we learned in…

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Added by Captain Comics on May 24, 2012 at 11:32pm — 4 Comments

Comics for 30 May 2012

AIRBOY DEADEYE #2 (OF 5)

AKA GN

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #39

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #27 (MR)

AMERICAS GOT POWERS #2 (OF 6)

ANGEL & FAITH #10

ANIMAL MAN ANNUAL #1

AVATAR LAST AIRBENDER TP V2 PROMISE PART 2

BALTIMORE HC VOL 02 CURSE BELLS

BATMAN ANNUAL #1 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #4

BATMAN DEATH BY DESIGN DELUXE ED HC

BATMAN PREY TP

BIONIC WOMAN #2

BLOODSTRIKE #28

BOMB QUEEN VII QUEENS WORLD…

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Added by PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod on May 24, 2012 at 12:49pm — 11 Comments

'Severed,' 'Court of Owls' are two chilling hits from same writer

Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

It’s Scott Snyder’s world, and we’re just reading about it.

 

Snyder is a published author (Voodoo Heart) and has an MFA from Columbia University, where he also teaches writing. He’s in this column for writing comics, of course – a lot of comics, where everything he’s touched has turned to gold.

 

Two of those treasures were released this week in hardback…

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Added by Captain Comics on May 17, 2012 at 5:11pm — No Comments

Comics for 23 May 2012

27 TP VOL 02 SECOND SET

ABSOLUTE BATMAN DARK VICTORY HC

ADVENTURES INTO THE UNKNOWN ARCHIVES HC V1

ADVENTURES OF DOG MENDONCA PIZZABOY TP

ALL STAR WESTERN #9 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #686 ENDS

ANDREW LOOMIS SUCCESFUL DRAWING HC

AQUAMAN #9

ARCHIE #633

ARTIFACTS ORIGINS FIRST BORN TP

ASTONISHING X-MEN #50

AVENGERS CONTEST TP

BART SIMPSON COMICS #71

BATMAN INCORPORATED #1

BATMAN KNIGHTFALL TP NEW ED V2…

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Added by PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod on May 17, 2012 at 12:01pm — 12 Comments

DC launches 'New 52' collections with its biggest gun: 'Justice League' #1

Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

Nay 8, 2012 -- When DC Comics re-launched its entire superhero line last September as “The New 52,” it put its best foot forward with Justice League #1. Now they’re doing it again with the first “New 52” collections, beginning with Justice League Vol. 1: The Origin ($24.99).

 

Origin collects the first six issues of Justice League, set five years ago…

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Added by Captain Comics on May 16, 2012 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

100 Greatest Characters of 30s and 40s, Part I

The genesis of this column began a couple of years ago when I compiled a list of the 100 greatest characters of the past 20 years. Since then, I’ve worked my way back through the decades two at a time, presenting a new list every six months or so. Now, I’ve finally arrived at the beginning. Comic books were created…

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Added by Chris Fluit on May 13, 2012 at 9:30pm — 22 Comments

Comics for 16 May 2012

ACTIVITY #6

ADVENTURE TIME #4

ALTER EGO #108

ALTER EGO #109

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ENDS OF EARTH #1

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN SECRET ORIGINS TP

ARE YOU MY MOTHER A COMIC DRAMA HC

ARMY OF DARKNESS ONGOING #4

ASTONISHING X-MEN TP VOL 07 MONSTROUS

ATOMIC ROBO REAL SCIENCE ADV #2

AVENGERS #26 AVX

AVENGERS ACADEMY #30 AVX

AVENGERS ACADEMY HC SECOND SEMESTER

AVENGERS BLACK WIDOW STRIKES #2 (OF 3)

AVENGERS CONTEST TP

AVENGERS…

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Added by PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod on May 11, 2012 at 9:00am — 7 Comments

Deck Log Entry # 141 In a Super-Jet He Comes from a Billion Miles Away . . . .

As I’ve mentioned before, the Silver Age was not limited just to comic books.  Super-heroes made their way to television, as well.  And this time around, we’re going to look at one of the more popular examples, one that travelled over six thousand miles to reach the homes of American viewers.

 

In…

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Added by Commander Benson on May 8, 2012 at 10:40pm — 2 Comments

Chuck Miller one of the 'Essentials'

Another Legionnaire makes good

Chuck Miller one of the 'Essentials'

  From long-time Legionnaire Chuck Miller:

  New Pulp originator and guru BARRY REESE lists 8 essential books that anyone Interested in New Pulp should read.(By the way, one of them is by me!)…







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Added by Captain Comics on May 7, 2012 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

CBG #1690: Assembling the Avengers

From comics to the big screen

Assembling the Avengers



By Andrew A. Smith

Contributing Editor

 

Avenger fans assemble! It’s the best year ever for “Earth’s Mightiest Heroes”!

 

Marvel’s premier super-team stars in more than a dozen titles in April, including the…

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Added by Captain Comics on May 6, 2012 at 3:44pm — 1 Comment

Two new books by... me!

For fans of my questionable movie reviews, I now have two new books out in Kindle editions (and remember, Amazon offers a free Kindle app allowing you to read these on your PC if you don't have the device). The first, 66.6 Absurd Movies About the Devil, covers movies in the vein of The Exorcist or The Omen, and the second,…

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Added by Mr. Satanism on May 5, 2012 at 10:16pm — 9 Comments

Comics for 9 May 2012

2000 AD #1776 (NOTE PRICE)

2000 AD #1777

2000 AD #1778

ACOLYTE CHRONICLES #1

ALABASTER WOLVES #2 (OF 5)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN PARALLEL LIVES #1

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN SECRET ORIGINS TP

ANNE RICE SERVANT OF THE BONES HC

ARTIFACTS #17

ASTONISHING X-MEN TP VOL 07 MONSTROUS

ATOMIC ROBO TP VOL 06 GHOST OF STATION X

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #3

AVENGERS CROSSING OMNIBUS HC DEODATO DM VAR ED

AVENGERS KREE SKRULL WAR HC

AVENGERS MOVIE CAPTAIN…

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Added by PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod on May 5, 2012 at 5:21pm — 7 Comments

A learner's guide to 'Avengers' the movie

Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

A learner's guide to 'Avengers' the movie

 

Avengers Assemble!

 

Those outside the comics world may not be familiar with that battle cry, but they will be after May 4, when The Avengers premieres in the U.S. According to reports, nobody actually shouts “Avengers Assemble” in the movie,…

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Added by Captain Comics on May 4, 2012 at 12:30am — 3 Comments

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