Tag: DC Comics

Cult Cartoon Essentials: Static Shock

Created originally for Milestone Media/DC Comics by Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, Derek Dingle, and Michael Davis, the animated series Static Shock ran for four seasons (52 episodes) between 2000-2004. The show follows fourteen-year-old Virgil Hawkins (voiced by Phil LaMarr) who lives with his older sister Sharon (voiced by Michele […]

Preview: Heroes in Crisis #1

There’s a new kind of crisis threatening the heroes of the DC Universe, ripped from real-world headlines by C.I.A.-operative-turned-comics-writer Tom King: How does a superhero handle PTSD? Welcome to Sanctuary, an ultra-secret hospital for superheroes who’ve been traumatized by crime-fighting and cosmic combat. But something goes inexplicably wrong […]

Preview: Immortal Men #1

“THE END OF FOREVER” part one! There is a secret history to the DC Universe of heroes who have protected humanity from the shadows since the dawn of time…and who can live forever. Enter the Immortal Men! The team, headed by the Immortal Man, has waged a secret […]

Preview: Deathbed #1 (of 6)

Myth, hack, sex symbol, stark raving lunatic-all of these words have been used to describe Antonio Luna, the world’s greatest living adventurer. Or at least he was until 20 years ago, when he mysteriously vanished from the public eye. Now the ninety-year-old has returned and claims to be […]

Flash Annual #1

“FLASH WAR” prelude! The biggest Flash story of 2018 starts here, with a special story starring the classic Wally West, who’s conflicted over whether to let Iris West know he is alive-and he’ll need the help of the Flash to figure out what to do! But when Magenta, […]

Sideways #1

During the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, high school junior Derek James accidentally fell through a rift into the dark matter dimension! Now, as Sideways, he can create rifts in midair to leap through dimensions at will! But with that much power comes great liability-and cracks are starting […]

Preview: Doomsday Clock #1 (of 12)

First came Flashpont, then came Rebirth, then The Button, now DC Comics presents to Doomsday Clock – a 12-issue maxiseries from the critically acclaimed team of writer Geoff Johns, artist Gary Frank and colourist Brad Anderson. Apparently we are “not prepared for what lies ahead within these pages”… I’m guessing […]

Preview: Hawkman – Found #1

One of DC’S greatest heroes is missing! No one has seen or heard from Carter Hall—a.k.a. Hawkman—in years. Reincarnated repeatedly since the dawn of humanity, Hawkman has spent his many lives uncovering history’s most fantastic mysteries, and now he has become one himself! Take a journey into the […]

Deadman #1

“Journey into Death” part one! When we last left Deadman, the true story had barely begun! Deadman’s death was unsolved, and his fate was intertwined with that of his parents and siblings. Even the Dark Night Detective couldn’t solve the mysteries of Boston Brand’s fantastic secrets! Now, Batman […]

Heroes of Cult: Joe Maneely

Born on 18th February 1926, Joseph “Joe” Maneely was an American comic book artist who he co-created the characters The Black Knight, The Ringo Kid, The Yellow Claw, and Jimmy Woo for Atlas Comics (who would later become Marvel Comics). Maneely attended Ascension BVM Elementary School and Northeast Catholic High […]

Crisis on Infinite Earths

It was the cross-over to end all cross-overs! Finally the various conflicting origins and stories of the DC universe were explained as a Multiverse. The multiverse contained many parallel universes and alternate versions of the characters, with the primary DC continuity referred to as Earth-1. Crisis on Infinite Earths was […]