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It was new comic day yesterday, with lots of first issues. What did folks get, and what have you enjoyed so far?

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The Spire – ‘Tooth & Claw’ Retitled as ‘The Autumnlands’ After Copyright Mix-Up – Doh!

Bleeding Cool – Concrete Park’s Last Two Issues Stealth-Cancelled, Will Appear In The Trade Paperback – That stinks.

 

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Talking Comics – Alias Omnibus

Comic Vine – Angela: Asgard’s Assassin #1

Comic Vine – Batman Eternal #35

Comic Vine – Birthright #3

Comic Vine – Chew #45

Comic Vine – Deadpool #38

Comic Vine – Detective Comics #37

Comic Vine – Gotham Academy #3

CBR – Gotham Academy #3

Comic Vine – Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. #1

Comic Vine – Iron Fist: The Living Weapon #7

Comic Vine – Rai #5

Comic Vine – Robocop #6

Comic Vine – Secret Six #1

CBR – Secret Six #1

MoviePilot – Teen Titans: Earth One

Comic Vine – Thanos vs. Hulk #1

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DC Wraps Up the Convergence News

DC Comics has released more details about what we can expect for Convergence, their two month event that mashes together various worlds, and version of the DCU.

Week three focuses on DC during the 80s, while week four looks at characters across the multiverse as it existed before Crisis on Infinite Earths.

Check out below for what you can expect with the creative teams, descriptions, and some images.

Week Three

BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS

Writer: Marc Andreyko
Artist: Carlos D’Anda
Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb

After a year under the dome, the Outsiders have gone their separate ways, but when OMAC attacks, Batman must find out if they have what it takes to still be a team.

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ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN

Writer: Marv Wolfman
Artists: Roberto Viacava and Andy Owens
Colorist: Sotocolor

Superman and Supergirl try to escape the city through the Phantom Zone, but they enter a portion they’ve never seen before and learn that Supergirl is destined to die if they return to their proper time and dimension. True story.

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WONDER WOMAN

Writer: Larry Hama
Art and Color: Josh Middleton

White-jumpsuit-clad Diana Prince is in the grips of a Domesday cult when her lover Steve Trevor leaps into the fray to save Etta Candy from vampires of Red Rain.

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THE FLASH

Writer: Dan Abnett
Artist: Federico Dallocchio
Colorist: Veronica Gandini

Trapped in Gotham, Barry Allen has nowhere to run. He fights on, seeking justice as well as a way to save the city. But he faces a Tangent Universe foe that thinks faster than the Flash could ever move.

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SUPERBOY AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES

Writer: Stuart Moore
Artists: Gus Storms and Mark Farmer
Colorist: John Rauch

While Brainiac 5 struggles to break through the dome, Superboy tries to keep the Legion of Super-Heroes spirits up—but then the Atomic Knights ride into town.

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GREEN LANTERN CORPS

Writer: David Gallaher
Artists: Steve Ellis and Ande Parks
Colorist: Hi-Fi

Say the Oath, save the world! If only being the Green Lantern Corps was that easy. Hal has resigned, John is busy, and Guy is pissed. Together for the first time—they’ll save Gotham or die trying.

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SWAMP THING

Writer: Len Wein
Artist: Kelley Jones
Colorist: Michelle Madsen

Swamp Thing struggles to survive when the dome cuts off his contact with the Green.

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JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA

Writer: Fabian Nicieza
Artist: ChrisCross
Colorist: Snakebite Cortez

With their heavy hitters sidelined, Elongated Man must lead the much-maligned “Detroit Justice League” against the overwhelming power of the heroes from the Tangent Universe!

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HAWKMAN

Writer: Jeff Parker
Artists: Tim Truman and Enrique Alcatena
Colorist: John Kalisz

Hawkman and Hawkgirl put their Shadow War on hold as they face the anthropomorphic might of rat-men and bat-men in the deadly land of Kamandi!

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NEW TEEN TITANS

Writer: Marv Wolfman
Artists: Nicola Scott and Marc Deering
Colorist: Jeromy Cox

Titans Together! Fighting against the might of the Tangent Universe’s Doom Patrol, we are reminded why this is the greatest Titans team of all.

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Week Four

PRE-CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS, Earth 2

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA

Writer: Dan Abnett
Artists: Tom Derenick and Trevor Scott
Colorist: Monica Kubina

Older and in full retirement under the dome, members of the Justice Society get the chance to regain their youths to stave off forces from the Qward Universe. But the promise of youth comes with a deadly price.

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INFINITY INC.

Writer: Jerry Ordway
Artist: Ben Caldwell
Colorist: Jordie Bellaire

The young heroes of Infinity Inc. must choose between the path set for them by their parents or the one they’ve set for themselves as they face post-apocalyptic Jonah Hex.

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DETECTIVE COMICS

Writer: Len Wein
Artists: Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz
Colorist: Felix Serrano

Helena Wayne and Dick Grayson fight side by side in memory of Bruce Wayne as they decide who will become the next Batman.

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ACTION COMICS

Writer: Justin Gray
Artists: Claude St-Aubin and Sean Parsons
Colorist: Lovern Kindzierski

Superman teams up with Power Girl, but can they stop a nuclear strike from Lex Luthor and Stalin of Red Son Moscow?

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS

Writer: Paul Levitz
Artists: Jim Fern and Joe Rubinstein with cartoons by Shannon Wheeler
Colorist: Paul Mounts

The Seven Soldiers of Victory regroup to defend their city against the Qward invasion, while cartoonist Scribbly Jibbet transcribes their adventures.

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PRE-CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS Earth 3

CRIME SYNDICATE

Writer: Brian Buccellato
Artist: Phil Winslade
Colorist: Lovern Kindzierski

The Crime Syndicate’s absolute control of their city is challenged when the dome comes down and changes everything. Now, Superwoman is on death row while the rest of the team fights One Million Universe’s Batman and Superman!

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PRE-CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS, EARTH 4

BLUE BEETLE

Writer: Scott Lobdell
Artist: Yishan Li
Colorist: Dave McCaig

Hub City is on the brink of collapse and anarchy! But its heroes—Blue Beetle, Captain Atom, and Question—find inspiration and strength from the most unlikely source.

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SHAZAM

Writer: Jeff Parker
Artist: Evan “Doc” Shaner
Colorist: Jordie Bellaire

It’s Shazam versus Steampunk, as the world of Gotham By Gaslight takes on the Captain Marvel family and friends.

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PRE-CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS, EARTH X

PLASTIC MAN AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS

Writer: Simon Oliver
Artist: John McCrea
Colorist: John Kalisz

Plastic Man and the Freedom Fighters are on the gallows in a New York taken over by Nazis, when robot super-heroes attack from Futures End and enemies become allies.

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MULTIPLE EARTHS

BOOSTER GOLD

Writer: Dan Jurgens
Artists: Alvaro Martinez and Raul Fernandez
Colorist: Chris Sotomayor

Trapped with Rip Hunter and other time travelers, Booster and his future self must work together to get out of prison and off the planet.

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(via IGN, Nerdist, Entertainment Weekly, Newsarama)

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It was new comic book day yesterday! For those who have read some of the new comics, what have you enjoyed or disliked?

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Janelle Rambles – Some quick convention attendance math – Pretty close to the Facebook stats!

ICv2 – David Slade Directing ‘Powers’ – Can’t wait to see this show.

Kotaku – 11 Very Cool Takes On Wonder Woman – Some cool designs.

 

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Comic Vine – Armor Hunters #2

Comic Vine – Avengers Undercover #7

Comic Vine – Captain Marvel #5

Comic Vine – Daredevil #5

Comic Vine – Deadpool #31

Comic Vine – Death Vigil #1

Comic Vine – Detective Comics #33

Comic Vine – Fantastic Four #7

Comic Vine – Ghosted #11

Comic Vine – Grayson #1

Comic Vine – Green Lantern Corps #33

Talking Comics – The Life After #1

Comic Vine – New Suicide Squad #1

Comic Vine – 100th Anniversary Special: Spider-Man #1

Comic Vine – Rai #3

Comic Vine – The Superior Foes of Spider-Man #13

Comic Vine – Superman/Wonder Woman #10

Comic Vine – The United States of Murder Inc. #3

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ICv2 – ‘Astro Boy’ Gets New Treatment for TV – Nice!

Carter Law Firm – Intellectual Property in Comic Books – Some good advice.

The Beat – Rocket Raccoon #1′s Initial Orders Inflated By Single Source – Guess I know what I’m getting in a future Loot Crate.

 

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Comic Vine – All-New X-Men #28

Talking Comics – Armor Hunters #1

CBR – Armor Hunters #1

Talking Comics – Avengers Undercover #5

Comic Vine – Deadpool #30

Comic Vine – Detective Comics #32

Talking Comics – Figment #1

Comic Vine – Green Lantern Corps #32

Comic Vine – Lumberjanes #3

Comic Vine – New Avengers #19

Comic Vine – Red City #1

Comic Vine – Star Wars #18

CBR – Tech Jacket #1

Talking Comics – That’s Because You’re a Robot

DC Comics Reveals July Variant Cover Theme Month

Batman75_logo_NEWThis July, select DC Comics titles will receive Batman 75 variant covers by some of the most notable artists in the business including Kevin Nowlan, Klaus Janson, Jim Steranko, Walt Simonson, Graham Nolan, Cliff Chiang, Sean Murphy, Dave Johnson, Dan Jurgens, Mike Kaluta and more!

The Batman 75 variants, are the latest in a variety of monthly themes. DC Comics kicked off the year with Scribblenauts in January, followed by steampunk in February, while March saw Robot Chicken covers based on the Adult Swim show, this month sees MAD themed covers in honor of Alfred E. Neuman’s Birthday, May brings a host of variants by artist Mike Allred done in the groovy style of Batman ’66, and June brings retro Bombshell covers based on the popular DC Collectibles line.

The full list of comics featuring the covers is:

Action Comics #33
Aquaman #33
Batgirl #33
Batmam #33
Batman and Robin #33
Batman/Superman #13
Batwoman #33
Detective Comics #33
Earth 2 #25
Grayson #1
Green Lantern #33
Green Lantern Corps #33
Harley Quinn #8
Justice League #33
Justice League Dark #33
Justice League United #3
Superman #33
Superman/Wonder Woman #10
Teen Titans #1
The Flash #33
Wonder Woman #33

Check out the Detective Comics #33 variant cover by the legendary Jim Steranko below!

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It was new comic day yesterday. What got everyone excited? If you’re undecided, below are reviews of this week’s comics.

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Comic Vine – Aquaman and The Others #1

Comic Vine – Black Widow #5

Comic Vine – Dead Letters #1

Comic Vine – Detective Comics #30

CBR – Detective Comics #30

Comic Vine – Green Lantern #30

Comic Vine – Inhuman #1

Comic Vine – Invincible Universe #12

Comic Vine – Loki: Agent of Asgard #3

Comic Vine – She-Hulk #3

Comic Vine – Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #200

Happy 75th Batman!

Today is the 75th anniversary of the release of Batman‘s first appearance in Detective Comics #27.

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It was new comic book day yesterday. What’d everyone get? Was there anything that really stood out?

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Kotaku – The Wolf Among Us‘s Dark Second Chapter Remains Faintly Unsatisfying – Hmm.

Kotaku – LEGO Spaceship Is Seven Feet Long, Took Four Years To Build - This is just amazing.

CBR – Wood & Burchielli’s “DMZ” in the Works as Syfy TV Series – Yes please!

Around the Tubes Reviews

Comic Vine – Action Comics #28

Comic Vine – Detective Comics #28

Comic Vine – Forever Evil #5

Comic Vine – Green Arrow #28

CBR – The Punisher #1

Nerd Reactor – Snowpiercer Vol. 1

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The weekend is here! What’s everyone doing? It’ll be rainy here in DC, perfect to read comics and watch football! Here’s some news to start your day.

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Bleeding Cool – A New Sinestro Series By Cullen Bunn And Dale Eaglesham From DC Comics – This could be interesting.

The Mary Sue – Want To Attend Every Day Of SDCC This Year? Get Ready To Work For It. – Hmmm.

Leicester Mercury – Kapow! Leicestershire police sell criminal’s comic books on eBay – But how are they graded?

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CBR – All-New Marvel NOW! Point One #1

CBR – Black Widow #1

Talking Comics – Detective Comics #27

BlogCritics – The Leaning Girl

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The weekend is almost here! What’s everyone doing?

Around the Tubes Reviews

Talking Comics – Action Comics #27

Seattle Pi – Aphrodite

Talking Comics – Avengers World #1

CBR – Avengers World #1

Comic Vine – Detective Comics #27

CBR – Detective Comics #27

IGN – March – Book One

Comic Vine – Swamp Thing #27

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