OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! More Super Women Wanted
While I love the recent renaissance in superhero movies, particularly Avengers and the related Iron Man, Thor and Captain America lines, I can't help but notice that there's something missing.
That... Posted on 6/24/13 at 9:47 AM
Social media recently went feral with the announcement of Ben Affleck as the new Batman. I’ll admit I was a part of this rabid mob. After much thought and discussion I have rebuffed slightly. The news got me thinking about all of the different actors to don the Bat cowl.
In comics, the first issue is where the story starts and the legend begins. For readers, a print copy of issue one can be hard to find and expensive to buy. But those rules don't apply to tablets, laptops and smartphones both for comics fans and those curious about characters they may have seen in film or on television.
The collection includes 44 of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide's list of top 100 issues from comics' golden age. "The scope of this collection is, from a historian's perspective, dizzying," said J.C. Vaughn, associate publisher of Overstreet.
Issue No. 600 of Marvel Comics' "Fantastic Four," out today, marks the first time since January the classic team created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby is back to its original roster: Mr. Fantastic, The Thing, the Invisible Woman and Johnny Storm, aka the Human Torch, who was last seen perishing 10 months ago.
Like other titles already announced this week, "Blue Beetle," "Suicide Squad" and "Stormwatch" have key characters sporting new looks — Joker paramour Harley Quinn has ditched her jester-inspired threads for a decidedly Goth-inspired ensemble — with a more contemporary feel and change of place.
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