LEGION Premiere Burning Questions

Dan Stevens in Legion courtesy Marvel

You might call Legion the X-Men Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest go through Twin Peaks by way of Inception. It’s a mind trip and you will be absolutely be fascinated by the journey into the fragile, frightening mind David Haller.

Legion is inspired by the X-Men character but the new FX series goes beyond the films.

In the comics David Haller is the son of Professor Charles Xavier. David suffers from severe mental illness after childhood trauma. He has multiple personalities each controlling one of his mutant powers. This Omega-level mutant has the power of telepathy, telekinesis, pyrokinesis, time travel and he can warp reality.

The new FX series starring Dan Stevens as David adds four women to his life who do not appear in the comics. There’s only one reference to X-Men comics canon but it’s an important one. Continue reading LEGION Premiere Burning Questions

IMAGE COMICS Founders Reunite at EMERALD CITY COMICON

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The artists who started a revolution reunite for a major milestone.

The original Image Comics founding fathers unite at Emerald City Comicon for the publisher’s 25th anniversary.

Image Comics and ReedPOP announced that original Image Comics company founders Todd McFarlane, Jim Valentino, Erik Larsen, Rob Liefeld, Marc Silvestri, and Whilce Portacio are reuniting at Emerald City Comicon 2017 to celebrate the company’s milestone. The panel will be moderated by The Walking Dead creator and Image Comics partner, Robert Kirkman. Continue reading IMAGE COMICS Founders Reunite at EMERALD CITY COMICON

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA REBIRTH Teases Team’s Future Fights

Justice League of America: Rebirth #1 courtesy DC Comics

A new team is reborn. How long before it crumbles?

An exciting launch and intriguing look into the future arrive with DC’s newest super group.

In the aftermath of Justice League vs. Suicide Squad, Justice League of America: Rebirth #1 arrives revealing the formation of the team.

Batman recruits Black Canary, Killer Frost, Lobo, The Ray, The Atom, Vixen and Lobo for his own League.

Writer Steve Orlando, artists Ivan Reis and Joe Prado reveals how Batman recruits his team members, sets up their secret headquarters and teases the future of the group and how it could fit into the big DC Universe mysteries. Continue reading JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA REBIRTH Teases Team’s Future Fights

SEATTLE COMIC BOOK HEROES

Green Arrow #15 courtesy DC Comics

Seattle is the home of Seahawks, Starbucks, Microsoft and Emerald City Comicon.

The Pacific Northwest metropolis is a visionary city of the future booming with technology yet haunted by the past with legends and secrets.

The Emerald City shines as inspiration for films, books and television series with a diverse culture. With superhuman athletes, creative artists and big brains as some of its most famous residents, of course you can imagine superheroes and villains calling Seattle home.

The gray, rainy days and nights help color a spooky vibe perfect for comic book stories.

As we count down to Emerald City Comicon, here are three very different comic book heroes who call Seattle home: Continue reading SEATTLE COMIC BOOK HEROES

LUKE CAGE New Comic, New Mystery

2017 is looking like the Year of the Cage, Fist, Devil…and Jones, Jessica Jones. Luke Cage is smashing into a new comic book but it’s a different adventure for the Hero for Hire.

Luke Cage #1 courtesy Marvel

Marvel announced via CBR a new Luke Cage ongoing series by David Walker and artist Blake Nelson II with covers by Rahzzah. After relaunch Power Man and Iron Fist, Walker continues Cage’s story. The new adventure makes a return to Luke’s past and gives the New York City hero a change of venue. Continue reading LUKE CAGE New Comic, New Mystery

New Comic Picks for February 8, 2017

Justice League of America: Rebirth #1 courtesy DC Comics

Bad guys turn good?

New twists on villains and a lot of Batman in this week’s new comic book picks of the week:

Justice League of America Rebirth #1

Batman, Black Canary, Vixen, Killer Frost, the Ray,the Atom and…Lobo? In the aftermath of Justice League vs Suicide Squad, why does the Dark Knight assembles these heroes and rogues? DC’s new super group blasts off in this new book by Steve Orlando and Ivan Reiss. Continue reading New Comic Picks for February 8, 2017

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Vol 2 Big Game Spot

Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 2 courtesy Marvel Studios

Marvel scored an inter-galactic touchdown with a new extended preview seen round the globe (via the web if you missed the game!)

The Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 2 Big Game Spot was big on action and character. The futuristic sequel featured a classic 1970’s throwback – this time with a Fleetwood Mac soundtrack!

Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Baby Groot will be joined by new addition Mantis. The trailer sure makes it look like villains Yondu and Nebula may become Guardians? Plus, a got a first look at a new important alien.

Cue up “Chains“, watch and enjoy: Continue reading GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Vol 2 Big Game Spot