Tag: DC

Comic Con 2015 Photos

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Most of yesterday was spent recovering and recapping the weekend’s Comic Con shenanigans. Those of who didn’t get to attend are left to just upload these photos. Can’t you just feel the FOMO?

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Movies: A Decade of Reboots


In a previous post, I discussed the implications of DC’s “The New 52″ reboot of all of its characters and storylines. The New 52 is certainly an ambitious move, but reboots aren’t just prevalent in the world of comics. Over the last decade, we’ve seen a whole slew of franchises rebooted for films – in this blog post, I’ll take a look at some of those and then look forward at the reboots to come.
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Comics: The New 52 – First Impressions

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Last night, I read Flashpoint #5 to prepare me for the transition to the new 52’s first release Justice League #1. Flashpoint #5 provided a plausible explanation for the reboot (plausible by comic book standards, anyway) that was actually, despite my limited comic book background, really interesting and engaging. In so many words, the Flash – arguably DC’s most powerful superhero – resets the entire timeline of the DC universe and we are dropped into the reboot of the new 52.
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Comics: The New 52 – DC’s Ambitious Reboot

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Reboots are becoming a frequent occurrence in franchises. This year in the film industry we’ve seen the success of Rise of the Planet of the Apes and we have The Amazing Spiderman to look forward to next year. However, one of the biggest reboots of all time is actually beginning today with DC’s new 52, transitioning from the end of summer story arc Flashpoint #5 to the new Justice League #1. Every single DC character is getting rebooted, starting at issue #1. For a character as storied as Superman, whose comics number in the 700s, this is a pretty big deal.
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