There have been literally hundreds of comic-book companies in the near-century that they’ve existed, but if you say “The Big Two,” everyone knows what you mean. Still, in all those decades, Marvel and DC are bound to have hit on the same naming convention once or twice… But how about TEN TIMES? Welcome to Ten Things! Whooshman-Bicarbonate Films, in conjunction with ‘An Amateur Comics Historian’ and Two Hours Of Searching For Synonyms For This Title, Presents: TEN MARVEL/DC SOUNDALIKE SOBRIQUETS! 10) SPIDER-GIRL First suggested by a Legion reader in the “Legion Outpost” lettercolumn, recurring DC Comics villain Sussa Paka
On occasion, a hero is called to make The Ultimate Sacrifice™, giving their own life for a greater good. And sometimes, just sometimes, that hero is the only thing standing between survival and universal Armageddon… Welcome to Ten Things! Whooshman-Bicarbonate Films, in conjunction with ‘An Amateur Comics Historian’ and Pre-Crisis Barry Allen, Presents: TEN SUPERS WHO MAD THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE™! 10) THE MIMIC Hailing from the alternative world known as Earth-12, Calvin Rankin’s life was far different from his Earth-616 counterpart. After a long tour of duty with The Exiles, repairing the time stream and various alternate realities, The Mimic
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IT’S NEW COMIC BOOK DAY! #NCBD The best day of the week just got a lot better with a new round of awesome comics arriving in stores this week. Staff members at Major Spoilers are here to help you with your comic book selection this week, with their roundup of comics they recommend. ASTONISHING ANT-MAN […]
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By Joe Glass You may remember from SDCC my report on the Grant Morrison Multiversity panel, where I noted (as did everyone else there, Morrison included I’m sure) an incredibly excitable young fan of the popular writer. I may not have made it clear in the previous report, but a big part of why I… Read more »
By Joe Glass The hall is filling up for Grant Morrison to unspool his mind and blow all of ours, and whilst we waited for the panel to begin, it was easy to tell that people all over the room were checking out the just released Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer. John Cunningham… Read more »
Last Wednesday, the final one of May, was the day when DC’s Convergence event came to a close. The DC Universe in comics is now a different one, and I thought I’d share my opinions on how things will go from here. WHERE WE STAND NOW For decades, DC has been criticized for having a […]
Convergence #8 ended not so much with a bang as everyine standing around talking about it a lot. But amidst the bad guy being defeated by another bad guy, and two bad guys becoming good guys in order to save all the other good guys, and some of the bad guys too, there were a… Read more »
It’s world against world in DC’s Convergence. Death and destruction all around, world pitted against worlds until only one survives. Or something. Sounds a little incursion-y. Convergence has been promoted as a way for DC fans to say goodbye to certain realities. One last lap of an old favourite, A nostalgic love letter to what… Read more »
Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show returns to Bleeding Cool, recorded at the one and only Astro-Zombies Comic Shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, hosted by Maxx MacLennan. They say: Bringing you discussions of all the new exciting books in comicdom. Super short discussion of the top 5 single issues that came out this week of… Read more »
It’s the issue of Convergence you’ve been waiting for without it being part of Convergence! It’s Grant Morrison’s Multiversity #2! MULTIVERSITY #2 Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Ivan Reis and Joe Prado Publisher: DC Comics Cover Price: $5.99 SOLICITATION: Every event in the history of the DC Universe has been leading to this! The final chapter […]