Shortly after giving up his U.S. citizenship in Action Comics #900, Superman reaffirms his love of the American Way in Superman #711. But beyond that, Comics Day was about Flashpoint. It was a pretty damn good day for comics… but not for comics tv. The fate of Wonder Woman and Locke and Key? Read on to find out…
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To coincide with the release of DC's Flashpoint #1 (we may have mentioned it once or twice), Geoff Johns has been interviewed by CNN for their Geek Out section. but then got featured on their home page. It's one hell of a publicity plug and includes gems like;
And to quote; "That's what America is about, really. That's the American way. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness – and second chances. None of us are forced to be anything we don't want to be. When I was young I know that I would be someone different when I grew up. I would leave home and make a new life for myself. A new start, a second chance. When I first went to Metropolis, it was full of people who'd done the same thing. People from all over America – from over the world – who went to the city to live the lives they anted – to be the people they wanted to be. That's the idea that America was founded on, but it's not just for the people born here, it's for everione. And it's for peope like me and Livewire too." – Superman.
We'll be talking more about Flashpoint on Bleeding Cool today, obviously. I've just read issue one and I've got a few things to say. But first, here's an early look at the cast you'll be seeing over the months to come, taken from the splash page…
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That is frakking all.
Tom Welling is just days away from his lengthy tenure in Smallville finally coming to a close. A great time, then, to be looking at other offers. Hopefully these will be good offers too, and not just an invite to run along Dean Cain Ave., right down the hillside and into the Old West ghost town of Desperation.
But the one that people we know who have seen the show are already mourning, is Fox's decision not to pick up Locke & Key. Seriously, people who have seen but a glimpse are painting this as a cultural travesty