Tag Archive: Convergence

Jun 02 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 144 – The Private Eye

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 144, the comic book show that should never reveal its browser history. In this issue, “The New 52 is dead! Long live the Multiverse!” as Richard attempts to explain the end of Convergence to the Davids. ALSO the One Million Moms group has urged Fox not to screen Lucifer. Either …

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May 28 2015

Post-Convergence: What ‘Convergence #8’ means for the future of DC Comics

During our discussion of Marvel’s Secret Wars events in a recent episode of the show, David Longo remarked that the one thing both DC and Marvel need is a little bit more status quo. Not for nothing: even with the New 52 and the All-New Marvel NOW! respectively, both houses have had their recent share …

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May 17 2015

Review: Convergence: Green Arrow #2

Kingdom Comes for these Zero Hour heroes, in a tale of parents and their offspring that spans the Multiverse.  As the massive sandbox that is Convergence rolled into its sixth week, the overarching plot changed tack, with the threat of Telos replaced with something else. Yet it still provided a terrific impetus for writers and artists …

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May 01 2015

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of April 2015

Each month, hundreds of comics are released to stores for the hungry masses of fans around the world. To stand out on the shelves, you have to put the great art up front. You can judge a book by its cover.  Welcome back to our continuing monthly column. This month had some corkers, so let’s get cracking. DC’s Convergence …

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Apr 28 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 139 – Avengers: Age of Ultron

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 139, the comic book show tried to assemble, but couldn’t find the Allen key. In this issue, Frank Miller returns to the Dark Knight series. The only question is which Frank Miller is returning? ALSO everything is awesome as Phil Lord and Chris Miller are announced to direct a brand-new animated …

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Apr 16 2015

Review: Convergence: Green Arrow #1

It’s Zero Hour for Green Arrow, as he meets his son Connor Hawke for the first time (again) in this Convergence tie-in. Convergence, while also an exercise in reflecting back on 80 years worth of DC Comics history, is mostly about picking up heroes from different eras and pitting them against each other for survival. …

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Apr 14 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 137 – Identity Crisis

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 137, the comic book show that’s not a hoax! Not a dream! Not an imaginary story! In this issue, Star Trek gets sets to crossover with Green Lantern. The ladies of the galaxy don’t stand a chance with Hal and Kirk on the prowl. THEN it’s all the Convergence, Savior, …

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Mar 30 2015

ECCC 2015: ‘Convergence’ and DC’s Weeklies with James Tynion IV, Marguerite Bennett, Ray Fawkes, Stuart Moore, Dan Jurgens, Jeff King and Gail Simone

For the last year, DC Comics has been releasing weekly series, leading up to the CONVERGENCE event in one way or another. Yesterday’s DC Entertainment All Access: Weeklies Converge at the Emerald City Comic-Con celebrated the successes of The New 52: Futures End, Batman Eternal and Earth 2: World’s End. Panellists included Dan Jurgens, James Tynion IV, Marguerite …

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Feb 09 2015

Post-Convergence: DC’s ‘Prez’, ‘Section 8’, ‘Bat-Mite’ and ‘Omega Men’

Following last week’s announcement of 24 new series launching from DC Comics in June, following the Convergence event in the months leading up to it, there were a handful of titles that may have caused some quizzical reactions. Yet they may already be in some of your longboxes in some form or another. PREZ, SECTION 8, …

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Feb 07 2015

DC Comics announces 24 new titles, creators plus 25 continuing series post-‘Convergence’

DC Comics was always going to look very different following its universe combining Convergence event. Now they have announced that from 3 June 2015, the DC Comics line will consist of 24 new titles beginning from issue #1, along with 25 ongoing series that will continue their numbering. Some of these ongoing series will have …

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Jan 15 2015

DC reveals ‘Convergence’ details and art for April 2015

What’s DC up to now? For months now, we have been teased with the forthcoming CONVERGENCE, the DC Comics event for 2015 and one that has the potential to be the biggest shake-up since The New 52 debuted back in 2011. Via EW.com, we get the (still somewhat convoluted) structure of this event. “Starting this …

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