DC’s Legends of Tomorrow premiered last night after months of anticipation. Could it deliver on the solid foundation that Flash has brought us for the last year and a half? Could a team show work in an hour-long format? Will Mr Freeze actually be a good guy? Jump after the break for a full review.
A common theme to many a Misplaced Hero is that many times there’s only a single creator who’s really enamored with the character. Oh, other writers and artists may have a decent run with the character, but often once the original creator moves on, the character is quickly relegated to the background or written out of the book entirely. That is more or less what happened to Snapper Carr. Creators showing favorites is nothing new, such as how Geoff Johns dealt with Black Adam, or Brian Michael Bendis’ clear love for Luke Cage. But sometimes the creator love goes to a new character that doesn’t always stick around long.
Do I spy an angel? Nay fine sir, ’tis Hawkgirl! And a fantastic Hawkgirl at that! AngiViper is no stranger to cosplay, you can see more of her on Facebook| Twitter| Instagram | but before you do, check out her awesome Hawkgirl photos from Comikazi after the break:
DC Comics has released the first look at Ciara Renée as Kendra Saunders and Falk Hentschel as Carter Hall. Look for Hawkgirl and Hawkman to debut in this season’s Arrow and The Flash crossover before joining the spin-off show DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.
Kid sidekicks are a thing for many heroes. Usually they’re supposed to be someone for the young reader to identify with. And while not every superhero has had a kid sidekick, on the DC most of the major ones did. In fact, the Justice League had one once for some reason.
His name was Snapper Carr. And oh man, was he painful to read about.
The comic book version of Green Arrow is best known as being one of the few heroes with a distinctive political point of view. Who does Superman vote for? Who knows? Green Arrow is an out-and-out bleeding heart liberal, and that’s probably one of his defining characteristics.
Except he wasn’t always that way. The character existed for a good twenty years before his political perspective came up at all. Prior to that, he was the standard white bread DC hero who did good because it was good and if he ever had a thought deeper than which arrow to use at any given moment, he sure didn’t share it. In point of fact, the guy was a Batman rip-off, living as a millionaire playboy with his sidekick and ward in a big mansion with a cave and a car and a plane underneath his home. It’s not much of a memorable era for the Emerald Archer.
DC’s Hawkman has a history that is, to be kind, really screwy. Which Hawkman is who is confusing to long time readers and in the grand scheme of things, Donna “Wonder Girl” Troy is probably the only noteworthy character in DC’s stable that rivals Hawkman for confusing backstories.
But then you get to Hawkgirl Kendra Saunders, and it gets just as weird.
I was going to write an article to coincide with the start of the NCAA basketball tournament consisting of a bracket of 64 superheroes in a “who would win a fight” contest. Those are so boring though because inevitably the answer is “Superman wins!” Thinking of scenarios that could make for better clickbait more entertaining content led me to recall one of the greatest articles I have ever read in the history of the Internet. Thus begins our journey! Continue reading ICYMI- What Would Happen If The Justice League Had to Fight….TO THE DEATH?!?