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On sale date: August 5, 2015 (unless otherwise stated).
The following products are expected to ship to comic book specialty stores this week, with all comics also available for digital download. Note that this list is tentative and subject to change. Please check with your retailer for availability.
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"Strength of Hercules"
Writer: Brian Buccellato
Penciller: Bruno Redondo
Inker: Juan Albarran
Cover: Jae Lee with June Chung
Reviewed by: T.A. Ewart (aka liheibao)
Will you be buying the "Justice League: Gods and Monsters" animated movie?
Looks like fans are at polar opposites in their interest in this movie. The majority (35%) will definitely be getting it (or have already bought it), while the second most popular vote was for people (23%) who said there was no way they'd be buying this one.
Here's the complete breakdown:
35% [27 Votes]
17% [13 Votes]
9% [7 Votes]
No, I don't think so
17% [13 Votes]
No, definitely not!
23% [18 Votes]
Jenna Dewan-Tatum, who is the wife of actor Channing Tatum, most recently played the role of Freya Beauchamp in the "The Witches of East End" TV series.
"Supergirl" premieres Monday, October 26 at 8:30pm ET on CBS, before moving into its regular 8.00pm Monday time slot.
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SUPERMAN: THE MEN OF TOMORROW Arrives in Comic Stores on August 5th and Mass Retailers on August 11th.
Celebrated comic artist John Romita, Jr. will be in attendance for the graphic novel launch of SUPERMAN: THE MEN OF TOMORROW, collecting the acclaimed run of Romita, Jr. and best-selling writer Geoff Johns on the monthly SUPERMAN comic series.
This special "Word for Word Author" event will begin with a Q&A moderated by Grantland.com writer David Shoemaker. Following the Q&A, Romita Jr. will sign copies of the hardcover graphic novel that will be available for purchase while supplies last.
The event will take place this Wednesday, August 5 from 12:30-2:15pm at Bryant Park (6th Avenue between 41st & 42nd St) in New York City, New York.
In SUPERMAN: THE MEN OF TOMORROW a new era for SUPERMAN begins as writer Geoff Johns takes the reins - and he's joined by legendary artist John Romita, Jr. in his first-ever work for DC Comics! These stories from issues #32-39 introduce Ulysses, the Man of Tomorrow, into the Man of Steel's life. This strange visitor shares many of Kal-El's experiences, including having been rocketed from a world with no future. New and exciting mysteries and adventures await.
"Oh, Superman," answered the 92-year-old Lee. "He's indestructible, he can do anything. And Batman relies on a few weapons. If this is real, a fight between Superman and Batman, there's no way you'd bet on Batman."
Even with Ben Affleck playing the Dark Knight, Lee couldn't be persuaded from his answer. "Well, I like Ben Affleck," said Lee. "If they get Mortimer Snerd to play Superman, maybe Affleck would have a chance."
For those wondering, Mortimer Snerd is a ventriloquist dummy dating back to the late 1930s.
Stan gives his answer at 3 minutes and 50 seconds into the interview.
"I don't recall any particularly good reason why it needed to happen there and why it couldn't have happened in, say, Antarctica," he said.
Mr Daily said if Superman was to try and claim self-defence, it would likely be thrown out the window because he did not exercise a reasonable level of care while in battle.
"What you can't necessarily do is take a machine gun and just spray bullets wildly into a crowd in an effort to strike the person who's threatening you," he said.
Mr Daily said Superman's best hope would be to use the sudden-peril doctrine to try and convince the court he should be held to a lower standard of care because of the emergency situation.
Alternatively, he suggested Superman use the defence of justification to argue if he hadn't engaged in battle with Zod, the outcome would have been far more drastic.
Cover date: September 2015
"Before Truth" - Part 2
Writer: Gene Luen Yang
Penciller: John Romita Jr.
Inker: Klaus Janson
Cover: John Romita, Jr., Klaus Janson & Dean White
Variant Cover: Jorge Corona
Reviewed by: Adam Dechanel
I'm skipping the reveal until the end but let's look at the story without it. Hordr as a concept is actually pretty sound. Watching a target, gathering information, ransoming their servitude. A villain with that kind of power over people can be as deadly as any super powered villain but then you see the flying buses, solid shadow ninjas, the needless cameo of Toymaster, the metal mask ID passes... that's when it all falls apart.
United States of America
The movie "Superman Returns" will air in the U.S. on HBO on Tuesday, August 4 at 9.15am and 6.15pm.
The movie "Hollywoodland", the film based on the life of "Adventures of Superman" TV actor George Reeves, will air in the U.S. on the Sundance channel on Tuesday, August 4 at 9.45am.
The "Smallville" episode titled "Shattered" will air on TNT on Thursday, July 30 at 1.00am, followed by "Asylum" at 2.00am.
Episodes of the 1950s "Adventures of Superman" TV series air on MeTV in the U.S. on Saturday from 6.00pm. This week's episodes are:
Saturday, August 8 - "Money to Burn" at 6.00pm and "Close Shave" at 6.30pm.
The documentary titled "How Superman Defeated the KKK", which examines how human rights activist Stetson Kennedy infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan in the 1940s and passed along secret information to the writers of the radio program "The Adventures of Superman", will air in the U.S. on American Heroes Channel on Sunday, August 9 at 12.00pm.
You may also want to check NetFlix.com, as they sometimes have a number of Superman and/or Justice League TV shows and movies available to watch online.
In Australia, the animated movie "LEGO Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes" will air on Foxtel's Family Movie Channel on Thursday, August 6 at 2.05am.
In Australia, the animated movie "LEGO Batman: The Movie" will air on Cartoon Network on Saturday, August 8 at 12.30pm and 9.00pm.
In Australia, the movie "Man of Steel" will air on GO! (99) on Saturday, August 8 at 7.40pm.
In Australia, the animated movie "LEGO Justice League: Batman Be-Leagured" will air on Cartoon Network on Sunday, August 9 at 1.30pm.
In Australia, episodes of the "Young Justice" animated series air on the following days on GO! (99). This week's episodes are:
Tuesday, August 4 - "The Hunt" at 10.30am
Wednesday, August 5 - "Intervention" at 10.30am
Thursday, August 6 - "Summit" at 10.30am
Friday, August 7 - "Endgame" at 10.30am
Sunday, August 9 - "Alpha Males" at 3.30pm
Sunday, August 9 - "Revelation" at 4.00pm
In Australia, episodes of the "Young Justice: Invasion" animated series air on the following days on Cartoon Network. This week's episodes are:
Tuesday, August 4 - "Darkest" at 11.35pm
Wednesday, August 5 - "Before the Dawn" at 11.35pm
Thursday, August 6 - "Cornered" at 11.35pm
Friday, August 7 - "True Colors" at 11.35pm
Saturday, August 8 - "The Fix" at 11.35pm
Sunday, August 9 - "Runaways" at 11.35pm
If there's anything I've missed please don't hesitate to let me know.