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BATMAN’S POSSIBLE NEW ROBIN In DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL

Robin Rises: Omega #1 courtesy DC Comics

Robin Rises: Omega #1 courtesy DC Comics

Robin is returning to Batman.

 

This week’s Detective Comics Annual is a new chance to see one possible candidate.

 

A resurrected Damian Wayne is the likeliest candidate. Batman is going to hell (or Apokolips) to try and bring Damian back from the dead in the pages of Batman and Robin by Peter Tomasi and Patrick Gleason.

 

Harper Row from Scott Snyder’s Batman run has long been rumored to be a new Robin. In Batman #28 – set 6 months in the future- Snyder revealed Row was a costumed hero called Bluebird.

 

There’s one more candidate you might have missed. Continue reading

DARKSEID WAR Teased

Darkseid by Jim Lee. Courtesy: The Source, DCComics.com

Trinity War was the big crossover that led to the defeat of the Justice League, and the Forever Evil takeover by the Crime Syndicate.

 

DC Comics Chief Creative Officer and Justice League writer Geoff Johns teased the next big event via Twitter.

 

As he pitched Lex Luthor’s continued rise to power and the Doom Patrol in this week’s Justice League #33, he teases The Darkseid War approaches. Continue reading

SHARKNADO 2 Inspired Menu of SHARK Comic Book Characters

Fear Itself: The Deep #3 courtesy Marvel

Fear Itself: The Deep #3 courtesy Marvel

As we wait the terror of Sharknado 2: The Second One on Sy-Fy I’m inspired to share some shark-themed comic book characters with real bite.

 

The Great White may be the most feared predator in the ocean but in the Marvel Universe beware the….

 

 

Tiger Shark

 

This Marvel super villain rose to evil infamy in Namor, The Sub-Mariner! Continue reading

THANOS: THE INFINITY REVELATION Preview

Thanos: The Infinity Revelation courtesy Marvel

Thanos: The Infinity Revelation courtesy Marvel

Thanos hits the big screen in Guardians of the Galaxy this week. Josh Brolin plays the Mad God of Titan. The creator of Marvel’s ultimate big bad brings the villain back in an original graphic novel.

 

Legendary writer/artist Jim Starlin (Captain Marvel, The Infinity Gauntlet) gives fans Thanos: The Infinity Revelation next week. Continue reading

AVENGERS & GUARDIANS Leading To INFINITY GAUNTLET?

Infinity Gauntlet #4 courtesy Marvel

Infinity Gauntlet #4 courtesy Marvel

With Josh Brolin proudly wearing the Infinity Gauntlet at San Diego Comic Con after the announcement he’s playing Thanos, is it only a matter of time before we discover the Marvel Cinematic endgame?

 

The clues are there.

 

Brolin will play the Mad God of Titan in Guardians of the Galaxy. The character was seen briefly in the post-credit scene of The Avengers. It looks like Thanos could be the Blofeld (as in the James Bond franchise) for Marvel. Continue reading

MARK WAID On COULSON and New S.H.I.E.L.D. Comic

S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 courtesy Marvel

S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 courtesy Marvel

A brand new S.H.I.E.L.D. series starring Agent Phil Coulson was one of the big Marvel announcements at San Diego Comic Con.

 

Legendary Mark Waid (Daredevil, Captain Marvel, Hulk) launches the series in which any Marvel hero could be recruited by Coulson and his team.

 

“He is the coolest Marvel Comics fan ever. E-V-E-R. He’s amazing at his job, he’s badass, he’s funny—and he loves the history of the Marvel Universe as much as I do,” Waid told Marvel.com.about the appear on writing Coulson. Continue reading

UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL Preview With BENDIS

Uncanny X-Men Annual #1 courtesy Marvel

Uncanny X-Men Annual #1 courtesy Marvel

Eva Bell aka Tempus is one of the new mutants created by Brian Michael Bendis since taking over Uncanny X-Men and launching All-New X-Men.

 

The young mutant from Australia has become a fan-favorite and gets the spotlight in Uncanny X-Men Annual #1 as revealed at San Diego Comic Con.

 

During a training session in Tabula Rasa, Eva disappeared from her teammates for a brief moment but when you have the power of time manipulation, reality can be very different. Continue reading

STARFOX Returns In AVENGERS: RAGE OF ULTRON

Avengers #232 courtesy Marvel

Avengers #232 courtesy Marvel

Avengers: Rage of Ultron was a surprise announcement from Marvel at San Diego Comic Con. The original graphic novel by Rick Remender and Jerome Opena arrives April, 2015 – one month before Avengers: Age of Ultron.

 

Remender revealed the story will bring back a long-lost Avenger.

Starfox.

Yes, Starfox.

 

The story will be set in the past and flash to the present in which Ultron has taken over Titan, the homeworld of Thanos and his brother Starfox. Continue reading

Watch the Trailer for THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF FIVE ARMIES

The first teaser for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is here.
The future blockbuster will be the finale of Peter Jackson’s epic based on J.R.R. Tolkein’s classic fantasy.

 

Sir Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Luke Evans and Richard Armitage return for the final film picking up with the cliffhanger that had Smaug rising to attack.

Watch: Continue reading