Happy New Universe! The DC Relaunch from Times Square.


Flashpoint #5 is now out, and so is Justice League #1. To celebrate, DC took over Midtown Comics’ west side location where lucky fans were able to purchase the books at midnight and meet writer Geoff Johns, and penciller Jim Lee. Over 700 fans lined up along West 40th street, between Seventh and Eight Avenues, … Continue reading

Read of the Week – FLASHPOINT # 5

FLASHPOINT #5 (w) Geoff Johns (a) Andy Kubert, Sandra Hope and Jesse Delperdang Cover -  Andy Kubert, Sandra Hope and Alex Sinclair DC Comics a $3.99 comic 40 pgs After a long summer, DC’s Flashpoint series came to its final conclusion with issue 5, on comic stands today. And what an ending it was. Flashpoint, … Continue reading

A Lost Legacy? The End of an Era.


As the DC Universe nears it’s latest rebirth, there are still some questions nagging me.  Most of them are little things that I am sure will work themselves out to some level of satisfaction.  How long has Batman be operating in secret?  Who were the original Titans?  Other questions are nagging at me a little.  … Continue reading

Read of the Week – 7/6/11


FLASHPOINT BATMAN KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE #2 (of 3) Story: Brian Azzarello Art: Eduardo Risso Cover: Dave Johnson Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic 32 pgs FLASHPOINT has officially kicked it into high gear. Of course  Flash and Cyborg have some big things going on over in Geoff John’s FLASHPOINT #3, but it’s Batman’s story in KNIGHT … Continue reading

Read of the Week – 6/15/11

FLASHPOINT LEGION OF DOOM #1 Story: Adam Glass Art: Rodney Buchemi & Jose Marzan Jr Coverr: Miguel Sepulveda & Jose Villarrubia Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic 32 pgs How can you not buy a comic with Legion of Doom in the title. Of course this is not the Legion you know.  Far from it.   This … Continue reading

What’s ahead for the DC-NEW-U?

DC will be releasing 51 #1 comics in September 2011. This makes a total of 52, including JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 which comes out on August 31. Now we know the creative teams of the first 15. Being the “DC Guy” here at Comic Booked, I’d like to take a moment to give you my immediate … Continue reading

Read of the Week – 6/1/11


FLASHPOINT #2 Story: Geoff Johns Art: Andy Kubert & Sandra Hope Cover: Andy Kubert & Sandra Hope w/ Alex Sinclair Alternate Cover: Ivan Reis, George Perez w/ Rod Reis Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic 32 pgs The world of Flashpoint is revealed, and it’s not a happy place, especially if you are from Europe. Emperor … Continue reading

@DC_Nation announces DC “NEW” U

Today DC officially announced that the conclusion of Flashpoint they will officially reboot the entire DC superhero comics line. All DCU titles, including Action, and Detective Comics will be restarted with new number 1 issues, and all of their characters, over 50 have been redesigned by Jim Lee  to make them more identifiable to the … Continue reading

Read of the Week – 5/18/11


BOOSTER GOLD #44 Story: Dan Jurgens Art: Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund Cover: Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic 32 pgs Sure there are a lot of reasons I may have chosen this book to be my Read of the Week. It’s the first tie in book to this summer’s event series – … Continue reading

Read of the Week – 5/11/11

FLASH #12 Story: Geoff Johns Art: Scott Kolins and Francis Manapul (pg 14-18) Cover: Francis Manapul w/ Brian Buccellato Alternate Cover: Francis Portela w/ Javier Mena Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic 32 pgs We have reached the end of the road. The road to Flashpoint that is. Geoff Johns’ latest master opus of the DCU. … Continue reading


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