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All-American Comics #61 and the True Origin of Solomon Grundy

All-American Comics #61 and the True Origin of Solomon Grundy

All-American Comics #61 is the first appearance Solomon Grundy, of one of the most important super-villains of the Golden Age of comics and a character who has remained a fixture of Gotham up to modern times.  Written by Science Fiction great Alfred Bester and drawn by Paul Reinman, this Green Lantern story takes a nursery[...]

The DC Primal Age 100-Page Giant is Half-Baked Fun

The DC Primal Age 100-Page Giant is Half-Baked Fun

Of the short stories, the standouts were the Wonder Woman/ Solomon Grundy one by Jerry Ordway, Wendy Broome, and Saida Temfonte, and the Mister Freeze one by Louise Simonson, Phil Winslade, Carrie Strachan, and Carlos M Mangual Mister Freeze as a mage using magic to save his beloved? More of that please The Batman/ Lucious[...]

Gotham Season 4: Saying Goodbye to Drew Powell

Gotham Season 4: Saying Goodbye to Drew Powell

His body was dumped in Slaughter Swamp where it came in contact with the Indian Hill toxic waste and turned him into Solomon Grundy.He spent the early part of season 4 as the unintelligent Grundy, following Nygma around until eventually his brain started working again and he hooked up with Penguin, who promised to get[...]

Swamp Thing Winter Special #1 Review: A Beautiful Send-Off to Wein and Wrightson

Swamp Thing Winter Special #1 Review: A Beautiful Send-Off to Wein and Wrightson

Swamp Thing knows that he must kill the monster, or he and the Green will die.[caption id="attachment_789655" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Swamp Thing Winter Special #1 art by Jason Fabok and Brad Anderson[/caption]The follow-up story is an uncaptioned Swamp Thing story by Len Wein, Kelley Jones, and Michelle Madsen involving Solomon Grundy, Batman, and Swamp Thing’s old[...]

Butch Gilzean: A Reason Gotham Fans Should Be Thankful

Butch Gilzean: A Reason Gotham Fans Should Be Thankful

and after having his body dropped into the toxic wast in Slaughter Swamp, Butch/Cyrus rose again as Solomon Grundy Now he's the star of an underground fight club in the Narrows where he thinks a brain-rattled Ed Nygma is his best friend and he can't remember the past other than a few flashes Butch/Cyrus/Solomon has[...]

Gotham Season 4 Episode 8 Recap: Stop Hitting Yourself

Gotham Season 4, Episode 8 Recap: Stop Hitting Yourself

The main story evolves Edward Nygma mocking the Penguin before Solomon Grundy's fights at Cherry's Club in the Narrows Word of these fights get to Oswald, who sends the Sirens (Barbara, Selina, and Tabitha) in to get Nygma This goes weird when Tabitha sees Butch Gilzean, AKA Grundy, and Barbara sees Lee Thompkins It ends[...]

Brian Michael Bendiss List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Brian Michael Bendis's List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion.Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman and[...]

Gotham Season 4: What Are The Signals For The Season

Gotham Season 4: What Are The Signals For The Season?

The introduction of Solomon Grundy has now created an Of Mice and Men dynamic between him and Ed Nygma I would be surprised if we don’t get a moment with Grundy petting a live rabbit somehow This could be my new favorite subplot going on Much more so than whatever is going on between Sofia[...]

Something Wicked This Way Comes To DC Legends On Mobile Devices

Something Wicked This Way Comes To DC Legends On Mobile Devices

But Enchantress will have in game events allowing players to recruit and level up the character over the course of the month.Reworked characters for the month will be Solomon Grundy (because he's a zombie) and Doctor Fate (because, again, magic), so keeping it all in with the Halloween theme. As the shadow of the Blackest Night[...]

Gotham Season 4: When Well See Grundy Barbara Keans Fate And More

Gotham Season 4: When We'll See Grundy, Barbara Kean's Fate, And More

We'll be seeing the full-on Scarecrow, and Solomon Grundy will make his debut around episode 5 And we'll learn about the history and mission of Ra's al Ghul. Scarecrow! Penguin! Solomon Grundy! Ra's al Ghul! The hardworking cops of the GCPD will sure have their work cut out for them when Gotham returns for it's fourth[...]

Gotham Season 4: Solomon Grundy And His New Best Friend

Gotham Season 4: Solomon Grundy And His New Best Friend

So he emerges reborn out of Slaughter Swamp as the character we know as Solomon Grundy." But that's not all It turns out that the first person Grundy will see is The Riddler...and Grundy has no memory at that point, according to Stephens: "We begin the story of a very unlikely friendship between these two who are[...]

The Comic Book History Of Solomon Grundy AKA Cyrus Gold

The Comic Book History Of Solomon Grundy AKA Cyrus Gold

Cyrus Gold is Solomon Grundy, DC's super-strong but mentally diminished villainous zombie He was created by Alfred Bester and Paul Reinman and first appeared in All-American Comics #61 from 1944 He was made to go up against the Alan Scott Green Lantern and the Justice Society on Earth-2 He was viscous, strong and basically mindless[...]

The Gotham Finale Leaned Into The Insanity

The Gotham Finale Leaned Into The Insanity

aka Solomon Grundy.. so looks like things will be changing for Butch And between the way Barbara died, electrocution, and the word that we were supposed to see Harley Quinn in the finale makes me think that she might come back as Quinn We'll have to see next season.The feeling that the writer's said, "Aw,[...]

Battle Of The Big Bads &#8211 Bane Vs Solomon Grundy

Battle Of The Big Bads – Bane Vs Solomon Grundy

I'd never of thought of putting Solomon Grundy up against Bane Truth is, I don't think about Grundy all that much Never found the character that interesting, but also never thought about him as a zombie Bane is smart and well trained With Venom running through his veins he is super strong, but without it[...]

Viral Video Clip From Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem

Viral Video Clip From Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem

Then again his actors are Silver Banshee, Clayface, Scarecrow and Solomon Grundy.Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem is available now on Blu-ray or Digital HD.[youtube]https://youtu.be/y_-h3PomDt4[/youtube] The Joker is having a hard time wrangling in his actors while trying to film a viral video in this clip from Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem[...]

Bleeding Cosplay &#8211 From Battlestar Galactica To Solomon Grundy

Bleeding Cosplay – From Battlestar Galactica To Solomon Grundy

Like these folks did.Six on Caprica (Battlestar Galactica) : Fire Lily (www.Facebook.com/cosplayfirelily) photographer: Mindfall Media (www.mindfall.deviantart.com)Galadhrim (Lord of the Rings) : Celticbard76 (http://celticbard76.deviantart.com)Gwendolyn (Odin Sphere) : Tokidoki-loki (http://tokidoki-loki.deviantart.com) photographer: liquidcocaine-photos (http://liquidcocaine-photos.deviantart.com)Rogue Champion Hawke (Dragon Age 2) : Star DustShadow Cosplay (www.facebook.com/itsamestardustshadow) photographer: Ollie/OuroborosBulma (Dragon Ball Z) : It's Showtime, PeachyMomo (www.facebook.com/showtime.peachymomo)Pin-up Cruella (101 Dalmations) : Cat O'Nine[...]

A Double Murder In Gothams Past And A Grundy In Arrows Future (UPDATE)

A Double Murder In Gotham's Past And A Grundy In Arrow's Future (UPDATE)

Leaves a calling card."The Joker?UPDATE: Sigh, yes, of course, it's the Waynes, what was I thinking...And coming for Arrow, a teaser that starts with Solomon Grundy: "Born on a Monday..." Someone else survived the island. Amanda makes an offer. A better use for that clocktower. What is the question you should have asked? Ollie is not the first vigilante. Not all hoods[...]

Twenty-Three Thoughts About Twenty-Three Comics &#8211 It Came Astonishing X-Men Black Manta The Riddler Mongul Mister Freeze The Walking Dead Adventure Time: Candy Capers Court Of Owls Solomon Grundy  Avengers Fantastic Four Harley Quinn Avengers Arena Kick Ass 3 Trigon Sidekick Killer Frost Prophet Manhattan Projects Indestructible Hulk Hit List And Robocop

Twenty-Three Thoughts About Twenty-Three Comics – It Came, Astonishing X-Men, Black Manta, The Riddler, Mongul, Mister Freeze, The Walking Dead, Adventure Time: Candy Capers, Court Of Owls, Solomon Grundy, Avengers, Fantastic Four, Harley Quinn, Avengers Arena, Kick Ass 3, Trigon, Sidekick, Killer Frost, Prophet, Manhattan Projects, Indestructible Hulk, Hit List And Robocop

And, thanks to a certain film, I feel forced to hear it being said in an Austrian accent.Whereas for Negan in the new Walking Dead, I am only hearing Samuel Jackson.It is also true that this week's Adventure Time: Candy Capers has more scenes of flesh eaten undead than The Walking Dead.Hey, so[...]

Who Are The 56 Villains Tuesday Trending Topics

Who Are The 56 Villains? Tuesday Trending Topics

Glad to see Solomon Grundy in there Classic DC villain Anyway, we should make a list of these  There are 56 Villain books in September from the DCU, it seems, according to the Villain Month Omnibus story So what makes up the remaining 21? Most-Read Comic Stories Tuesday: What Books Will DC Be Sacrificing In September For[...]