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The Reveal Of Mister King Has Been A Long Time Coming (Check
Event Leviathan: Checkmate was a planned sequel to Event Leviathan by the same creative team, Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev for 2020 Then a certain pandemic hit In June 2020, retailers were informed that the sequel series has been indefinitely postponed and that it will be "will be rescheduled to align with upcoming DC Universe storylines." Another spin-off of Event Leviathan, the Manhunters: Secret[...]
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Just like mom used to make them! "The Great One" Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev bring us the finale to Checkmate in Checkmate #6 at DC Comics on Tuesday. CHECKMATE #6 (OF 6) DC Comics 0921DC121 0921DC122 – CHECKMATE #6 (OF 6) CVR B MATT TAYLOR CARD STOCK VAR – $4.99 (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Alex Maleev The shocking finale[...]
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And in today's Checkmate #5 by Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev, not only do we encounter a collection of Hall Of Justice interns working for the Justice League and getting a Wonder Tour, we learn about new careers available to DC Comics citizens as a result. Checkmate #5 by Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev Advanced Multi-Verse Criminology?[...]
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Checkmate #5 is in stores from DC Comics on Tuesday, the penultimate issue of this mini-series from "The Great One" Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev Checkmate is under attack and they need to move fast But how can they flee the country with how long it takes to get through the damn airport? Well, how[...]
Brian Bendis Doubles Down On The Toilet Habits Of Green Arrow, Today
Earlier today, in a possibly vaguely amusing fashion, we looked at the appearance of Green Arrow in today's Checkmate #4 by Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev as giving us a major revelation for the DC Comics Universe The news that Oliver Queen, the Green Arrow, used to come to the Justice League Watchtower satellite orbital[...]
DC Comics Reveals Green Arrow's Biggest Secret, Today (Spoilers)
Today's Checkmate #4 by Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev has a major revelation for the DC Comics Universe And no, we're not talking about Lois Lane's family history, we already talked about that one Something far more important, earth-shattering, and more likely to live on far beyond anything else in this issue The news that[...]
Lois Lane Gains A New Member Of The Family In Checkmate (Spoilers)
Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev already killed off Lois Lane's father, Sam Lane, in a previous Checkmate comic book series Clearly, they were feeling bad and wanted to make up for it. Lois Lane Gains A New Member Of The Family In Checkmate #5 (Spoilers) Leonardo Lane, a previously unknown brother to Lois Lane, and son of[...]
Superman Playing In Politics - It Has Consequences, Today (Spoilers)
Even Checkmate #3 underlines this a little on its opening page… As in Superman: Son Of Kal-El #2, Jonathan Kent talks to Clark Kent on the surface of the moon No, don't ask how they can talk in a vacuum Something to do with personal forcefields, and close-contact telekinesis, and all that Probably. While in Action Comics[...]
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Checkmate #3 is in stores from DC Comics on Tuesday, and the solicit promises a showdown between Leviathan and Superman But what exactly has got Superman so pissed off? According to the preview below, Superman just can't stand being wrong! "The Great One" Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev have done it again! Check out the[...]
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Checkmate #2 is in stores from DC Comics on Tuesday, by "The Great One" Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev, and in this preview, we get a glimpse of what drives Mark Shaw: Daddy Issues! Hmm. maybe Shaw really is a hero after all, since all the best superheroes have Daddy Issues, foremost amongst them Superman[...]
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Checkmate #1 is in stores from DC Comics on Tuesday, launching a new series by "The Great One" Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev And in this preview… well, they don't give us much of anything, actually Just a scene from the past o Talia Al Ghul and Manhunter meeting up, plus one from the slightly[...]
Brian Bendis & Alex Maleev's Checkmate Now in June - Who Is Mr King?
Event Leviathan: Checkmate was a planned sequel to Event Leviathan by the same creative team, Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev for last year Then a certain pandemic hit In June 2020, retailers were informed that the sequel series has been indefinitely postponed and that it will be "will be rescheduled to align with upcoming DC[...]
Where In The World is Event Leviathan Checkmate by Bendis and Maleev?
Event Leviathan: Checkmate was a planned sequel to Event Leviathan by the same creative team, Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev Then a certain pandemic hit Now retailers have been informed that the sequel series has been indefinitely postponed and that it will be "will be rescheduled to align with upcoming DC Universe storylines." Not sure what[...]
Is Checkmate Coming To The Flash?
The guy looks a bit like Deathstroke from Arrow… but the helmet seems more like the ones the agents of Checkmate wore. They've also released a trailer for the last for episodes of the season. The Flash airs Tuesdays at 8 PM on the CW. [youtube]https://youtu.be/U4piKNgyWPs[/youtube] The CW has released this single image today for The Flash episode Grodd Lives[...]