At the end of Dracula Untold, the setting shifts from the fantasy plains of Transylvania to the streets of modern day society with the main character, Vlad, dressed to the nines in a suit and chasing a woman who looks just like his deceased wife. As the vampire walks away with the girl, his master looks on coyly before getting up and announcing, “let the games begin.”
Superman Doomed, a DC Comics One-Shot that will be continued in Action Comics #31, has all the ingredients of a great comic. Cosmically powerful monster bent on destroying the earth? Check. A Man of Steel who is wrestling with the consequences of the choices he may have to make to defeat said monster? Check. Cameo appearances by other members of the Justice League? Check. Artwork that conveys the epic scope expected of a comic featuring Superman and Doomsday? Check. All of the ingredients are there. Somehow, though, it doesn’t quite come together.
All-Star Superman pays homage to Silver Age craziness and really understands what Superman is all about.
Review of Grant Morrison’s Action Comics #1-18
DC’s brief-lived All Star line of comics was, in theory, a very sound and interesting idea: assemble teams of the industry’s best (again, theoretically) writers and artists, set them free from the constraints of continuity and let them tell the stories they want to tell about DC’s top characters. What could go wrong?
Superman vs Hulk - The Fight (Part 3)
Celebrate 75 years of Superman with this character spanning animation that premiered at New York Comic Con last week.
With casting news about Ben Affleck donning the capped crusader’s spandex and rumours of a possible Lex Luthor appearance drifting in cyberspace, it only seems logical to compile a list of the top five people we’d like to see in the upcoming Superman and Batman team-up film slatted for 2015. While it’s highly unlikely that the following casting choices would ever happen, or that all these characters would be appearing alongside each other, it sure is fun to dream.