A Comic Show – Changing Dick Grayson’s Name In The DC Relaunch

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There you go folks. A run through today’s comics – and the impact of the DC relaunch from a radical retailer A Comic Shop in Florida’s perspective.


FLASHPOINT #2

BATDAD, Thomas Wayne the Batman of Flashpoint, gives depowered Barry Allen the shocker.


FEAR ITSELF #3

MATT FRACTION! BUCKY fears the outcome of FEAR ITSELF will bring Steve back as Captain America, just in time for the movie. Thing gets the Hammer Bros Suit from Mario 3!


FLASHPOINT: BATMAN KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE #1 (OF 3)

100 Bullets team BRIAN AZZARELLO & EDUARDO RISSO; bring their Crime Noire flavor to the BATDAD and the Wayne Casinos.


FLASHPOINT: ABIN SUR THE GREEN LANTERN #1 (OF 3)

ABIN SUR never died and passed the ring onto Hal, now Earth’s Green Lantern wasn’t even born on Earth! I wanna see his birth certificate!


FLASHPOINT SECRET SEVEN #1 (OF 3)

PETER MILLIGAN returns to one of my fave Vertigo characters: SHADE THE CHANGING MAN along with Enchantress, Amethyst, Raven, Abracadabra, Zatanna, and maybe Fate. Sounds metal.


FLASHPOINT THE WORLD OF FLASHPOINT #1 (OF 3)

This map is cooler than anything we could say.

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AMAZON-ATLANTEAN WARZONE?! Look at what Aquaman did to Western Europe, and northern Africa! Did Wonder Woman castrate all the men in British Isles and rename it New Themyscira!?


UNCANNY X-FORCE #11

REMENDER! Marvel’s best mutant team travels to the original FLASHPOINT: the AGE OF APOCALYPSE!


MOON KNIGHT #2

BENDIS makes Moon Knight a team book! Sort of guest staring Cap, Spidey, and Wolvie, but totally setting up the next big ULTRON INVASION WAR IMPERATIVE!


S.H.I.E.L.D. #1

JONATHAN HICKMAN! DA VINCI vs NEWTON war CONTINUES! I already own the OFFICIAL MARVEL HANDBOOK OF S.H.I.E.L.D., it’s my Renascence History 101 textbook.

Not Super-Hero:


CRIMINAL LAST OF INNOCENT #1 (OF 4)

ED BRUBAKER & SEAN PHILLIPS return to Criminal to corrupt our minds and the innocent youths. Riley Richards, is Archie Andrews if he moved out of Riverdale and became a criminal.

Graphic Novel:


WONDER WOMAN: VOL. 01 “ODYSSEY”

J.M.S. makes Diana’s life an epic Greek tragedy. Also, the entire Internet wants her to take off her pants and jacket.

NEXT WEEK…

FLASHPOINT:
EMPEROR AQUAMAN #1

Wait until he hears what Family Guy’s been saying about him!
6.8.2011

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.