Even though this is all over the internet, I felt I should add it here. The full lineup for Geoff Johns & Jim Lee's rebooted Justice League. While I'm ecstatic about The Atom, Green Arrow(forget the JLA's "big 7"; Ollie will always be the 8th member of the "big 8":hmwink:), Hawkman, Mera, and Firestorm being on the team, I feel it is a huge ****-up to leave J'onn J'onzz off of it. That's just as stupid, imho, as replacing Wonder Woman with Black Canary as one of the founding JLA members post-Crisis in the 80's.
I've also heard talk that the girl on the right is either Black Canary or Zealot, but I wonder if it's Miranda from the Flashpoint Frankenstein series...
While I would have preferred Black Canary, Zatanna, or Vixen, that could be cool to have "Buffy" on the team.:hmlol:
The costume I like the best is Aquaman. Batman, GL and the Flash could be good if they removed some of those lines. WW needs her gold and her bathing suit back. Silver is Donna's thing. And that "corny underwear" broke up Superman's torso nicely.
Superman and Batman share the same buck.:hmlol:
I know it makes no sense for a guy who stays in the shadows & it's quite cheesy, but I hate that after just getting it back, Batman's yellow symbol is gone again.
Yeah I find it interesting that they seem to be responding to critics, in this case the point and laugh kind who probably aren't ever going to buy a comic as they will find something else to point and laugh about. In doing that though they break off the parts of the costumes that were done to break up the costume so they are forced to put odd linework on the characters to break up it up instead.
It just seems like they are letting the wrong people dictate their direction.
So that was really just amazing. Really clever. Now I want that weird drink.
So any of the dc relaunch stuff pique your interest? I like the new horror stuff that is coming out. I'm just not sure about the DCnU.
Anyone else love the Flashpoint stuff? I've picked up all the minis and one shots. The only couple I didn't think were very good were the Reverse Flash, just rehashing stuff from the Flash comic, and the Lois Lane book which just kinda happened.
I think this DC Relaunch has failure written all over it since there really aren't many new comic readers. There's basically just DC readers & people who don't read DC. Since most of the people who don't read DC are staunch Marvel fans who still spout the usual "facts" about DC(the heroes have no personalities; the comics are written for little kids; everyone has the power of a god) no matter how hypocritical or untrue they may be, I just can't see DC gaining many new readers. I also see them losing a lot of their current readers.
Having said all that, I'll give it a chance. I may not like most of the new costumes(I also find them extremely unnecessary since that wasn't what was hurting DC's sales in the first place), but I do like that they are trying to cover a bunch of different genres(albeit with a superhero slant). The Frankenstein & Demon books look cool.
I have all of the Flashpoint books but haven't read all of them yet(although I've flipped through all of them). I like what I've read so far. It's just that, in light of the reboot, I'm not as excited about this as I once was. It's like watching a movie even though I already know how it's going to end.
While it wasn't a secret that the rebooted JLA was going to be dropping the A, here's final confirmation in the form of the new book's logo...
...I'm definitely not a gung-ho all American elitist, but is there really a reason to drop the America in the title(especially when there's going to be a Justice League International book as well)? I really hope it's not for some asinine reason like attempting to please countries who have a bit of disdain for ours.
As for the logo itself, I find it extremely bland. In fact, I haven't been real fond of any of the logos released so far except for Resurrection Man...
As for the logo reveals, the odd thing to me is that the JL cover is at the bottom and Batwoman's is in the middle. (But then again, Batwoman is a more stylized book overall.) I may be over-thinking it, but most comic shops still merchandise books with just the upper half showing, so once again, this seems like a jab at LCSes and like they want everyone to switch to digital. But yeah, like I said, maybe I'm over-thinking that.
There will be a DC Reboot Protest at SDCC.
I should also add that, even though I don't love everything I've seen from this "reboot", give it a chance before you condemn it as garbage.
Eh... I kinda want to watch this exercise in futility but I'm not wasting my time. I agree that we should at least see if it's any good (which I doubt) before we start trashing it. I love the fact that they are launching new books like JLDark, Frankenstein, and the new DC Universe Presents (always loved anthology books.) I will miss a couple of books like Secret Six and Gotham City Sirens.
As for the logos the only one i really dislike is the OMAC one.
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I know I've basically turned this thread into "all NuDCU, all the time", but feel free to bring up other comic related things some of you may want to talk about...
* The upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic with Kevin Eastman returning.
* Marvel's soft reboot of the Ultimate Universe.
* Archie Comics' new Mega Man comic.
* Are there any Vertigo books you like?
* What's the best superhero movie so far this summer?
Since this is the only forum where I actively participate in, I wanted a place to talk about comics as well. I know there are a lot of comic fans on this site. I didn't want this thread to basically become my place to rehash news I found online or where I could complain about the directions of certain comic book universes.
Talk about whatever you want to.:hmgrin:
Wait they are soft rebooting the Ultimate universe again, I thought that was what the big tidal wave that Magneto unleashed was? And that was what a year, maybe two ago?
I collect that new Mega Man book. I like it.:hmgrin:
Now that "The Death Of Spider-Man" storyline in Ultimate Spider-Man actually led to the death of Spider-Man(that actually surprised me), there is going to be a weekly mini called Aftermath(I think) before the books are started all over again with new #1's(and yet Marvel still made fun of DC's renumbering in the current Previews). I know that there is supposed to be a new Ultimate Spider-Man but I'm not sure if it's an actual reboot or just a new renumbering(I could have sworn they just renumbered all of the Ultimate books).
Right after the last reboot, they renumbered all of the Ultimate Books. Then about a year later they went back to the old number. And I did a google and they are renumbering again and changing things up, for example who is on the Ultimates team.
I pretty much stopped caring with Ultimatum about the Marvel comics all together.
I don't really follow a lot of that, but all the convention stuff and videos I've seen have seemed ok.
Some pot shots, sure... but nothing overtly mean.
Do you have any examples handy? I'm sort of curious now. It's always seemed harmless to me.
DC does the same thing. And neither of them really do it very successfully, IMO.
It's not like Identity Disc took any of the attention away from Identity Crisis.
And Marvel is not even coming close to staying at $2.99.
DCs All Star line was sort of an attempt at an "ultimate universe", and it really didn't work.
It's all just trying to make a few bucks in a dying business, man.
None of that stuff really matters to me, though.
I just want good comics no matter who's logo is on them.
Does anyone know if British comics are worth anything here in the US? A co-worker wanted to know if the comic he has is worth anything. I told him probably not. The comic is Overkill #1 April 24th 1992. It has the lame characters that they tried to incorporate into the American Universe, Motormouth, Hell's Angel, Pendragon and Warhead.