Action Comics #1

Action Comics #1 Written by Grant MorrisonArt by Rags Morales After what I would consider a lackluster first showing in Justice League #1, the second week of DC’s New 52 had a lot of ground to cover from my perspective, as a comic reader, and as a person holding out hope that this massive overhaul […]

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Superfriends rally to help collector whose Superman collection was stolen

But that isn’t stopping the Superfriends of Metropolis. Their TroublAlert went off when a member posted on Facebook about Meyer’s misfortune, and they’re assembling to help. The Superfriends are a Superman fan club drawn together from across the country, friends who meet at the Metropolis, Ill., Superman Festival every year. Now the Superfriends are arranging […]

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PaulRom Reviews: Detective Comics #1/Action Comics #1

Warning: the following reviews contain some spoilers. If you want to know nothing about the comics until you read them, skip to the last paragraphs. Last week, DC Comics defied naysayers with the release of Justice League #1, the first of 52 issues relaunching all of DC’s titles. This week, more issues were released, such […]

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Evil Scumbag Robs Mentally Disabled Superman Fan Of Enormous Comics Collection

Mike Meyer, a 48-year-old resident of Granite City, Illinois, was robbed last month of more than 1,800 Superman comic books and collectibles worth approximately $4,000 to $5,000. Meyer, who receives Social Security for mental disability and supplements his income with part time work at McDonald’s, was the victim of an unscrupulous former co-worker who created […]

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A Comic Show – An Angry Superman And The Rest Of The 13 Of The 52

Let the boys speak… Aaron and Tri Force Mike from A Comic Shop in Florida talk about the relaunch and more… Top Books ACTION COMICS #1 GRANT MORRISON! I know we told you last week that Justice League #1 was the cornerstone of the New DCU, but this is it for reals! The 1st Super […]

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8 superheroes whose powers became somewhat crappier

This Wednesday, Grant Morrison’s first issue of Action Comics hits the stands. This series focuses on Superman’s brash early days before his powers hit their peak. According to Morrison, this is “a Superman who can be hurt, who can be messed up, who can bleed.” In other words, no amnesia-inducing kisses for this guy. But […]

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Comic geeks can tour the streets where superheroes roam

NEW YORK | ?I don?t get the whole Harry Potter thing,? a young boy says to our tour guide as we trudge down a midtown Manhattan street, the pavement glistening in the beastly mid-July sun. ?I don?t either,? our guide says empathetically. Potter, Shmotter. The boy wizard, pop culture hero though he may be, simply […]

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DC Comics’ ‘Justice League’ kicks off new company-wide relaunch – UPDATE – The Express Times

View full sizeDC Comics PhotoThe cover image to DC Comics’ “Justice League” No. 1. The book is on comic book shelves and is the first in the company’s “New 52” relaunch.Forget everything you knew about Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash and other popular DC Comics superheroes. Well, almost everything. “Justice League” No. […]

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DC’s New Superman Is a Modern, Cynical Superhero

Comics By Vaneta Rogers, Newsarama Contributorposted: 02 September 2011 10:15 am ET ‘; htmlstr += ‘ Digg It!‘; htmlstr += ‘ Newsvine‘; htmlstr += ‘ reddit‘; function show_print(){ var print_article = new showPrint(); } Action Comics #1, Cover © 2011 DC Entertainment  ENLARGE Desperate times call for desperate measures. And, apparently, a whole new Superman. […]

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“Justice League” kicks off DC Comics’ new universe

Lee drew the best-selling comic book of all time, 1991’s “X-Men” No. 1, as well as three of the best-selling comics of the past decade. The release of “Justice League” No. 1 kicks off “The New 52” as part of DC Comics’ plan to launch an entire comic book line of 52 new No. 1 […]

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