There is a new Superman and he is Chinese

I haven’t been following what’s going on in the world of comic books these days, especially superhero comic books. Movies have taken the place of actual comic books when it comes to superhero storytelling. It would seem that I’ve been missing a lot. For instance, Superman is now Chinese. It appears from the cover art … Continue Reading “There is a new Superman and he is Chinese”

‘Wonder Woman’ official trailer #2

The second trailer for the upcoming Wonder Woman movie dropped, and like the first trailer, it doesn’t disappoint. Although I enjoyed Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice more than most people, I believe that best part of the movie was Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. When I first learned she landed the part of the … Continue Reading “‘Wonder Woman’ official trailer #2”

Do HeroClix figures really look like this?

Wizkids, maker of collectible miniature games, has released images of some of the 2016 HeroClix convention exclusives. Included in the offerings is Batman with Bomb. From the Wizkids HeroClix website: Some days you just can’t get rid of a bomb… and you are going to want to get rid of this bomb— pass off the … Continue Reading “Do HeroClix figures really look like this?”

Thrasher Suit Batman Deluxe Figure by Greg Capullo

DC Collectibles released an action figure of Batman in his Thrasher Suit. The special suit first appeared in Batman vol. 2 issue #8. In the book, some Jehovah Witness folks knock on the front door of Wayne Manor and are greeted by Batman in a special armored suit. At least, that’s the way I remember it. … Continue Reading “Thrasher Suit Batman Deluxe Figure by Greg Capullo”

Don’t buy monthly comic books

Evidently DC Comics will begin to embed ads into the same pages the stories appear in at least some of their monthly comics. Chris Burnham, artist for Batman Incorporated, tweeted the above photo taken from an upcoming issue. It shows an ad for Twix embedded in a page containing story content. Burnham seems to have … Continue Reading “Don’t buy monthly comic books”