#July2014

Rumor: Doomsday is in “Batman v Superman.’ *All* the characters

Doomsday

I get in trouble here a lot from random people floating by this Shit Hole Space-Ship who don’t know I’m a hyperbolic, exaggerating douche bag. They ain’t down with my over-the-top shit talking of Batman vs Superman vs Lex Luthor (feat. Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Cyborg, Others, and now Doomsday). So I’m just going to leave this here. Just for you to chew on. Without my typical commentary.

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First Look: (Depressing, Cynical) SUPERMAN from ‘BATMAN V SUPERMAN’

Superman!

This image of Superman from Batman v Superman sums up everything wrong with the Zack Snyder-led DC Cinematic Universe better than I ever could. Dumb. Cynical. The antithesis of everything Superman is, should be, stands for. A rote performance of a misunderstanding of what superheroes all need to be. Namely conflicted, “dark”, tortured.

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Sean Murphy’s cover returns us to the ‘REIGN OF SUPERMEN.’

Reign of Supermen!

This is the difference between being young, bright-eyed, idealistic, and old, fat, and cynical. When I was a youngin’, the Reign of Supermen was fucking awesome. If it happened now, I’d spit on the ground and curse the Powers That Be like a loser. Sean Murphy’s recently revealed cover is able to temporarily recuperate my broken spirit. Calling me back to the olden days.

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Oldest Superman Cover Design snags a cool $280,000+ at auction

Superman!

Action Comics #15 cover design? Mad money! By God there’s gold in them there comic book boxes! Provided, you know. That you’re a ding-dong of the highest order and you’re keeping comic books from 1939 in a regular old comic box. Right?

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GEOFF JOHNS + JOHN ROMITA JR. = next ‘SUPERMAN’ creative team

Romita Jr. does Superman.

It’s been rumored! Announced! Confirmed. John Romita Jr. and Geoff Johns will be the creative team on Superman. This does absolutely nothing for me, and in fact the presence of Johns’ means I’m actively disinterested. Does this mean I’ll skip their debut issue? Of course not. Well played, DC. You clever fuckers.

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IDRIS ELBA. DRESSED AS SUPERMAN. DJING.

Yep.

Here is your moment of life-affirming zen. Just Idris Elba, ostensibly the coolest dude in the world, hanging out as Superman. Spinning some vinyl. Shitting on all of our lives.  Shout out to The Mary Sue for the find.

DC wins the FINAL APPEAL in the case of SUPERMAN RIGHTS

Action Comics #1.

It appears that DC is inching closer (if they haven’t closed the case already) towards completely subsuming the Superman rights into their bulging corpus. Latest in a long line of appeals and whatever stuff has ruled in favor of The Man.

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‘THE DEATH OF SUPERMAN LIVES’ Trailer: Documenting Burton’s Barf?

To Dream!

How the fuck did I miss (or forget?) that there was a documentary being made about Tim Burton’s failed Superman project? Too much to contain within the rotting mush between my ears. Anyhoo — the trailer for the documentary has arrived (from Krypton? LOLIHATEMYSELF), and it looks pretty fucking awesome.

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BEN AFFLECK to play BATMAN in ‘MAN OF STEEL’ SEQUEL, ‘BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN.’

Ben Affleck.

I love Ben Affleck. I hate this casting. You?

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PLAY: ‘MASS MURDERER OF STEEL’ is amusing web browser critique of new Supes movie.

MASS MURDERER OF STEEL.

Whether you enjoyed Man of Steel or not, one thing is evident. Zod and Kal-El beat the living shit out of Metropolis. Obviously though, right? I mean how else to evoke 9/11 Imagery without some uttered destruction? Kyler Baker has issued a browser game turned film critique that allows you to bash in the Super City yourself.

It’s dope.

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