So these guys are pretty creepy. And Bedlam looks nothing like the original.
Earth 2 #15
Well, this is the first time I found Katana interesting. How is her series?
Trinity of Sin: Phantom Stranger #11
What did you think of Wednesday’s books?
Hey look, that guy has the last name Terrill. Do you know who also had that last name? Raymond Terrill also known as The Ray. I wonder if we will see Earth 2 version of The Ray since there does not seem to be any plans for the last round of Quality characters set on the main earth. Earth 2 Annual #1 was not the first time a World Army character shared last name with a Golden Age legacy character.
In Earth 2 #1 a character with the last name Harper appeared as part of Pratt’s unit. I was hoping James Robinson could be setting the stage for Jim Harper the Guardian. Speaking of characters with the last name Harper, we also go the first mention of Red Arrow in this issue (Although his last name will probably be McQueen). It sounds like The Atom will have previous relationship with the Red characters. I can’t wait to see how that plays out.
Oddly enough Red Arrow was not the only character with the name of Roy in the book. We were introduced to Henri Roy and his Son Henri Roy Jr. I’ve never heard of either before but as we have seen Robinson has been mixing and combining previous versions of characters to great effect. Henri Roy and Henri Roy, Junior could be new versions of Henry King and Henry King Junior also known as Brainwave and Brainwave Junior. Trading King out for Roy could be a nod for Brainwave Junior’s creator Roy Thomas.
Hey look, Stargirl’s costume and cosmic staff have changed again. In this issue she is no longer wearing something that looks like a cosmic converter belt but a regular belt and her cosmic staff is back to the pre-New 52 gold. With all of the focus DC has put on the new character designs I would think things like fluctuating costume designs would not happen. One thing is for sure, Stargirl has long pants in the new 52. (Justice League of America #4)
If you didn’t read Justice League last week, the Shazam back-up is definitely great. A very big revelation about Black Adam.
What did you think of your comics this week?
EARTH 2 #15
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT
Cover by JUAN DOE
1:25 B&W Variant cover by JUAN DOE
On sale AUGUST 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
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Dr. Fate, Red Arrow, The Flash, Green Lantern and The Atom all fall victim to the Hunger Dogs of Apokolips as the war against the forces of Steppenwolf continues!
WORLDS’ FINEST #15
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art and cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO
On sale AUGUST 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Power Girl and Huntress find that a major player from Apokolips is stuck on Earth just like they are! How will their next move affect Earth 2?
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by JAE LEE
1:25 Variant cover by PATRICK GLEASON
1:100 B&W Variant by JAE LEE
On sale AUGUST 7 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
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It’s a showdown that could shatter two worlds when Batman and Superman battle the Superman and Batman of Earth 2!
EARTH 2 VOL. 2: THE TOWER OF FATE HC
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by NICOLA SCOTT, TREVOR SCOTT, EDUARDO PANSICA, YILDIRAY CINAR and TOMAS GIORELLO
Cover by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT
On sale OCTOBER 2 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US
In these stories from EARTH 2 #0 and 7-12 and a story from DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #0, the World Army has begun rounding up the Super Heroes of Earth 2, but for what dark purpose? In an attempt to avoid capture, Dr. Fate and Kid Flash find themselves in the powerful magical realm of Nabu, and Wotan, the protector of Nabu, seeks Dr. Fate’s assistance in obtaining a secret locked deep within a tower…
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.