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The Greatest Comic Book Covers #1 - Action Comics #1

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Geek Genie kicks off its new regular series looking at the Greatest Comic Book Covers with the one that started it all...Action Comics #1!.   It's an iconic image for an iconic figure. Superman crashed through the front cover of Action Comics #1 in June 1938 and forever changed the comic book landscape. It ushered in the age of the superhero and laid the foundations of a pop-culture war between DC Comics and eventual rival Marvel Comics .  Joe Schuster's iconic cover captured the sense of wonder, awe and terror as a yet unknown Superman delivers a fantastic display of power. The sheer rawness of the cover, with no words or text other than the cover title, added to its power. Even the title, Action Comics , leaped from the page in a new, bold and exciting style that has now become synonomous with the character.        ...
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Hawkman: Still Flying After Seventy-Eight Years

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Revelation often comes with a thunderclap, and forces one to take notice. Sometimes it comes quietly, during a quiet afternoon, with a casual view out the window, a small bird, and a tiny twig. Whether it starts with a loud shout or a quiet flutter, a revelation can become something that grabs hold and never lets go. Starting with Gardner Fox’s inspiration in the late 1930s, a character quietly came into existence and even after seventy-eight years, with the amazing creativity and talents of many writers and artists, it still thrives to this day. Gardner Fox has told the story of how he was sitting in his workplace and looking out the window when he noticed a small bird fly by, pick up a twig and fly off. This was the inspiration for the hero we know as Hawkman. When Hawkman was created, there’s no telling how Gardner Fox expected...
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The Top 10 Graphic Novels of all Time!

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By IzzyLFC Comic book charachters are now more popular today than ever before, thanks to Film and TV as well as the comic industry's best creators. However it all started with 20-page magazines starring iconic characters like Superman, Batman, Captain America and Spiderman. I'm looking at the greatest graphic novels ever to be written. Do you agree?!   10. Crisis on Infinite Earths – Marv Wolfman                             Probably DC comics' biggest event ever, Marv Wolfman creates a masterpiece with Crisis. Featuring the first appearance of probably the most powerful villain ever, The Anti-Monitor, this 12-issue series was a crisis since two of DC's most loved characters died protecting not only the world or even the universe but the multiverse. Both Supergirl and Flash die protecting the ones they love. 9. Blackest Night – Geoff Johns    ...
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DC Celebrates the Big Screen Release of JUSTICE LEAGUE with Special JUSTICE Variant Covers in November!

DC Celebrates the Big Screen Release of JUSTICE LEAGUE with Special JUSTICE Variant Covers in November!
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      As the world awaits the big screen debut of “Justice League,” DC is getting in on the action with a special collection of variant covers inspired by the forthcoming film! Illustrated by the some of the comic industry’s most acclaimed artists, these variant covers showcase DC’s iconic Super Hero team in the likeness of their big screen counterparts. Fans are getting their first look today at variant covers available on the November editions of flagship DC titles featuring members of the famed Justice League. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY  first debuted the special variant covers for BATMAN #34 by Tony S. Daniel and CYBORG #18 by Dustin Nguyen – both go on sale Nov. 1.                                       NERDIST  joined in by revealing the special variants for ACTION COMICS #991 by Yanick Paquette (on...
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Wonder Woman 75 Anniversary Gets Stamp of Approval

Wonder Woman 75 Anniversary Gets Stamp of Approval
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The U.S. Postal Service, in conjunction with DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, dedicated  four Forever stamps  today that commemorate the 75th anniversary of one of the most iconic Super Heroes of all time — Wonder Woman. The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony took place in the DC Entertainment booth at  New York Comic Con . Fans are encouraged to share the news on social media using the hashtags #WonderWomanForever and #WonderWoman75. “Wonder Woman was one of the first female Super Heroes that inspired countless young girls over the past three quarters of a century,” said U.S. Postal Service Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President  Kristin Seaver . “We salute this heroic role model and her legacy that is sure to continue to span another 75 years.”  Joining Seaver in dedicating the stamps were: DC Entertainment’s Senior Vice President of Franchise Management Sandy Yi; Modern Age Wonder Woman artist  Cliff...
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Fear The Walking Dead - Season Preview

Fear The Walking Dead - Season Preview
On this week's episode, everything jumps ahead 9 days and the military has fenced in the neighborhood; however, the power is only running at certain times of the day. Tension is getting a little high in the household as Travis and Madison argue like everything in the world is perfectly fine. Chris spends time on the roof and thinks someone is alive...
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MARVEL To Reprint 10 DEADPOOL Issues For $1 Each Ahead of Movie

MARVEL To Reprint 10 DEADPOOL Issues For $1 Each Ahead of Movie
This January, the "Merc With a Mouth" becomes the "Merc For a Buck" as Deadpool joins the True Believers family! Today Marvel is pleased to announce ten new TRUE BELIEVERS titles, available only in comic shops this January. Featuring some of Wade Wilson's most unforgettable moments, experience these popular issues for the suggested retail price of ...
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Meet Earth's New Mightiest Heroes In ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS #1 First Look

Meet Earth's New Mightiest Heroes In ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS #1 First Look
It's time for a new team of Avengers for an All-New, All-Different Marvel Universe. Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look at ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS #1 – from all-star writer Mark Waid and blockbuster artists Mahmud Asrar and Adam Kubert! Eight months have passed since the end of Secret Wars. The Avengers as you knew them are ...
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