Welcome to Completely Comics Episode #36 Completely Ho Ho Ho!
On this end of the year episode we talk about holidays past and present as well as fit in comic news and predictions!
PBS is releasing a three part history special called “The Never Ending Battle”. Tracing the impact of super heroes on our culture from 1938 til today. It will feature Stan Lee, Joe Simon, Neal Adams and many more.
Sterling Gates is leaving the Hawk & Dove series as of issue #5. He hopes to do more DC work, but will is currently working on Kirby Genesis: Captain Victory released by Dynamite. Artist Rob Liefeld will not only continue drawing Hawk and Dove, but will be writing as well.
Captain America co-creator Joe Simon passed away at the age of 98. He was a long-time collaborator with Jack Kirby, having worked together on many projects. His body of work includes working on Captain Marvel comics for Fawcett, and created Manhunter and the Newsboy Legion for National. He created the Fighting American with jack Kirby in 1954, which was one of the first creator owned properties in comic book history. He created The Fly for Archie’s super hero line, as well as Brother Power and Prez for DC.
Marvel’s second wave of Season One graphic novels has been announced. Ant Man, Hulk, and Doctor Strange.
BLUE BEETLE #4
Written by TONY BEDARD; Art by IG GUARA and J.P. MAYER; Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and SAL REGLA
What is Jaime Reyes going to do? La Dama and the unstoppable, mechanical monster known as Silverback both want the scarab for their own nefarious purposes, and Jaime’s family and friends want to know why he disappeared. Can he keep his secret safe, or will he risk everything to tell his loved ones the truth?
JUSTICE LEAGUE #4 » View Image
Written by GEOFF JOHNS; Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS; 1:25 Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT; 1:200 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE
The superstar team of Geoff Johns and Jim Lee continue the origin of the Justice League as The World’s Greatest Heroes face the might of Apokolips – and find aid in an unlikely hero, as Cyborg is created!
Plus, Andy Kubert returns an amazing variant cover – his first new work after the smash-hit FLASHPOINT!
Also, Moon Knight just might end with issue 12. 🙁
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