New Comic Book Day pickups for September 04, 2019: SPAWN 300:I haven’t read Spawn since the 90s, and I think I only have the first few issues at that. Three hundred issues is a monumental achievement for a title however, so I wanted to show some sort of appreciation for the milestone. I went with the 90s cover. Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium 1:I know next to nothing about the old
I’ve been reacquainting myself with the world of comics over the last few months. I got heavily into Kirby’s New Gods and Mister Miracle first. Then I discovered the current Hawkman title. Then I discovered the older Hawkman/Hawkworld titles. Then, well, you get the idea. I’ve also discovered I have way more shop options than I thought. I’ve been going to the Fantasy Shop and places like Half Price Books
One of the things that kept me going while I was miserable in school was Teen Titans Go! I had a small interest in the cartoon for a few months, but watching a dollar showing of Teen Titans Go! to the Movies was just what I needed during a particularly nasty weekend of schoolwork. I don’t think I’ve had that much fun at a movie in quite some time.
In news that would probably only interest me, DC’s recent Rebirth storyline has brought Wally West back into continuity. After reading his entire run as the Flash a few years ago, I was pretty bummed when the New 52 erased him from the mythos. Now he’s back, and I almost cried when I read Rebirth number one. The entire issue revolves around Wally trying to break out of the Speed
I’ve always considered myself to be a Marvel guy, even though The Flash is probably my favorite hero. Marvel had the grittiness that I felt DC lacked, especially growing up. Marvel had all the mutants in the various X books, and they had the Thunder God himself, Thor. I always felt DC was too clean, too good. All their heroes wore capes and spandex, while everyone at Marvel wore ammunition