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Legion Of Super-Heroes: Future State In The Year 5000 AD

Legion Of Super-Heroes: Future State In The Year 5000 AD?

This Riley Rossmo cover image posted by Brian Bendis on Instagram though, as he points out, is not a final cover, seems to underline that The DC Future State timeline, however, has the book set in the year 3000.The DC Future State Preview itself suggests it will be a different era though It states "Given[...]

Could Superman Be A 9/11-Style Terrorist (Action Comics Spoilers)

Could Superman Be A 9/11-Style Terrorist (Action Comics Spoilers)

And it seems to be part of Kryptonian DNA, or whatever they have, as well.[caption id="attachment_1300319" align="aligncenter" width="600"] ACTION COMICS #1027[/caption]In today's Action Comics #1027, Brian Bendis' penultimate issue, most of what is listed in the solicitation happened last issue, it's all about mop-up time Including Star Labs, the people behind the Invisible Mafia getting[...]

Future State: Legion Of Super-Heroes Will Have A Very Different Title

Future State: Legion Of Super-Heroes Will Have A Very Different Title

We mentioned that the listing for the Future State: Suicide Squad collection might reveal some secrets about what may be happening to Billy Batson in that world – and it's not good. But other listings may reveal other things. The Future State: Legion Of Super-Heroes solicitations read thus: Future State: Legion Of Super-Heroes #1: Whatever […]

Is Brian Bendis Starting DC Omniverse In Superman and Young Justice

Is Brian Bendis Starting DC Omniverse In Superman and Young Justice?

Last week's final issue of Young Justice #20 written by Brian Bendis saw this exchange, as the Young Justice encountered their old Teen Titans headquarters, and the Red Tornado android Leading Tim Drake, Robin, and Conner Kent, Superboy, to reminisce.[caption id="attachment_1293078" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Is Brian Bendis Starting DC Omniverse In Superman and Young Justice?[/caption]"Don't ask me[...]

What We Can Expect From Marchs DC Omniverse Special

What We Can Expect From March's DC Omniverse Special?

But there will be fewer than before.[caption id="attachment_1050265" align="aligncenter" width="600"] What We Can Expect From March's DC Omniverse Special?[/caption]Expect the big writer names, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Brian Bendis, Geoff Johns and Josh Williamson I'd also want to look out for the likes of Tom Taylor, Ram V, Si Spencer, Joelle Jones, Bryan Hill,[...]

The DC Omniverse &#8211 Continuity Changes In 2021 After Future State

The DC Omniverse – Continuity Changes In 2021, After Future State

What is the DC Omniverse? Yesterday we looked at how the recent Death Metal: Rise Of The New God was setting up what may be coming for the DC Universe in March 2021, after the two-month Future State initiative. Well, the rumours are hotting up. What remains of the New 52, after DC Rebirth, Death […]

Mon-El Family History Revealed &#8211 Legion Of Super-Heroes #10 Spoilers

Mon-El Family History Revealed – Legion Of Super-Heroes #10 Spoilers

But who this Mon-El/Lar Gand/Valor is now, appearing in the current Legion Of Super-Heroes by Brian Bendis and Ryan Sook was a mystery, what his relationship to Superman and Superboy is, and why he seemed to be keeping even his biographical details from Jonathan Kent is, was also a mystery As was his kicking off[...]

Jack Kirby In The 31st Century- Legion Of Super-Heroes #10 (Spoilers)

Jack Kirby In The 31st Century- Legion Of Super-Heroes #10 (Spoilers)

The famous Jack Kirby adage to the young James Romberberg, wanting to work in the comic book industry, was "Comics will break your heart." The idea that passionate souls pour their heart into a medium, are exploited by an industry, then spat out, penniless, unmourned and unloved is one that has been demonstrated by a plethora […]

Into The Jewish-Verse With Brian Bendis &#8211 Daily LITG 20th October 2020

Into The Jewish-Verse With Brian Bendis – Daily LITG 20th October 2020

You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Daily LITG: Pokémon GO, Halo 4 and UCS - the ten most-read stories yesterday... What you were reading yesterday, the numbers don't lie.Are The New 12KM Strange Eggs Worth Hatching In Pokémon GO? Halo 4 Gets Delayed For The Master Chief Collection Minecraft Reveals Halloween[...]

A Few Continuity Notes from Legion Of Super-Heroes #9 (Spoilers)

A Few Continuity Notes from Legion Of Super-Heroes #9 (Spoilers)

Written by Brian Bendis and drawn by. everyone.[caption id="attachment_1273087" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Art from Legion Of Super-Heroes #9[/caption] Saturn Girl's pink bikini and Cosmic Boy's .. whatever it is...[caption id="attachment_1273080" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Art from Superboy And The Legion Of Super-Heroes[/caption]....mean that the Mike Grell Legion Of Superheroes costumes come back into continuity.Jacques Foccart -- Invisible Kid (II)[...]

A Different Lois Lane All Along (Action Comics #1025 Spoilers)

A Different Lois Lane All Along? (Action Comics #1025 Spoilers)

During Brian Bendis' run on the Superman books - one coming to a conclusion soon - we have seen a number of new characters come to the fore Including one Marisol Leone, head of the Invisible Mafia, an organised crime syndicate hidden from Superman's view Today, Brian Bendis, John Romita and Klaus Janson reveals where she[...]

Gossip: Big Writer Changes at DC Comics For 2021

Gossip: Big Writer Changes at DC Comics For 2021

DC Comics' December solicitations note that Brian Bendis' runs on Superman and Action Comics are ending in December - and this was after statements Brian Bendis made in June saying he would be staying on the Superman titles at DC "for a looooooong time."Grant Morrison's run on Green Lantern was truncated, then, extended, but he[...]

Brian Bendis Superman Run Comes to A End In December

Brian Bendis Superman Run Comes to A End In December

This suggests an end to the much-promoted Brian Bendis Superman run that began over two years ago and which he has signified may be coming to an end at some point The run included moments such as the ageing of Jonathan Kent to an older teenager, the final fate of Jor-El, the real reasons for[...]

The Synmar Have Been Watching All Along &#8211 Superman #25 (Spoilers)

The Synmar Have Been Watching All Along – Superman #25 (Spoilers)

With infinite complacency men went to and fro over this globe about their little affairs, serene in their assurance of their empire over matter."In recent issues of Brian Bendis, Ivan Reis and Joe Prado's Superman, we have seen Superman get a little too big for his spandex Stepping forward to rep[resent Earth in the fledgeling[...]

Might This Tip Superman Towards The Authority Action Comics Spoilers

Might This Tip Superman Towards The Authority? Action Comics Spoilers

But back in June, Bleeding Cool reported that we had heard talk that Brian Bendis was setting the Superman books up to have Clark Kent, Superman, lead a new version of The Authority - the superteam created by Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch for DC/Wildstorm towards the end of the last century.[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="563"][...]

Happy Birthday Brian Bendis &#8211 The Daily LITG 18th August 2020

Happy Birthday Brian Bendis – The Daily LITG 18th August 2020

The world can seem like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but at Bleeding Cool you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies and more- and give Brian Bendis your fondest birthday wishes The Daily Lying In The Gutters, remains a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead[...]

Jonathan Kents 5G Future &#8211 Mon-El As Well Legion Of Super-Heroes #7

Jonathan Kent's 5G Future – Mon-El As Well? Legion Of Super-Heroes #7

Today sees the release of Legion Of Super-Heroes #7 by Brian Michael Bendis and Ryan Sook and this is the most Bendisy issue Brian has written for DC Comics yet. By which, I am slightly mean, and refer to what used to be a far more common trope of his, having superheroes whop could tear […]

Brian Bendis on Creating a New Kind Of Villain for Superman #SDCC

Brian Bendis on Creating a New Kind Of Villain for Superman #SDCC

Brian Bendis had a lot to say about new Superman villain Synmar, being introduced in Superman #25 out in September."We thought, you know, we have a Superman #25, it's a big double sized anniversary issue What a grand opportunity to put the new toy in the Superman toy box and create a villain We thought[...]

Lois Lane Superman and Bart Allen on Being a DC Comics Character

Lois Lane, Superman and Bart Allen on Being a DC Comics Character

There's a lot of it in DC Comics today, mostly in the Brian Bendis and Bendis-adjacent books - but I wasn't expecting Lois Lane to be the one to provide these realisations as heartbreaking and even uplifting allegories for our times Let's dive in... a few spoilers below.Young Justice (written by Bendis with David F[...]

Tom King Tells Fox News You Can Say Truth Justice &#038 The American Way

Tom King Tells Fox News You Can Say Truth, Justice & The American Way

I believe in the American Way.” While the current writer of the Superman and Action Comics books for DC Comics, Brian Bendis, began his run two years ago, telling the New York Times,“When you strip everything away on Superman you’re basically stripping away all the ridiculous stuff and getting to the real truths[...]