While this comic lacks the multiversal stakes of most DC crossovers, it does mirror Marvel’s Civil War in many respects. It examines the cost of doing something for the greater good, the true nature of heroism and the importance of the secret identity. So this week, the spotlight is on the Elongated Man, in DC’s Identity Crisis.
Mark Millar was a pretty hot commodity at Marvel during the 2000s, so this week, we’re returning to look at some more of his work. You’ll know the basic story from the hit 2016 film. It’s Avenger vs. Avenger. Friend vs. Friend. Captain America vs. Iron Man. It’s Marvel’s Civil War.
We’ve looked at the birth of the Avengers. We’ve reviewed the Justice League movie. Now it’s time to head back to 2011 and check out the birth of the current DC universe. Featuring writing and artwork from one of DC’s most prolific writers and one of their co-publishers to boot, it’s Justice League: Origin.
Another little addition to our week focused around the Justice League, an article from over at Cultured Vultures which asks the question, ‘Is DC’s Cinematic Universe really that bad?’
Continuing our ‘Premiere Super-Team’ month, this week, we’re moving on to the Justice League. And like the Avengers, we’re kicking it off with a film review, courtesy of emrysmoungabio.com. Enjoy!
If you enjoyed Avengers Assemble, why not come check out the comic-book that inspired it.
This week, we’re looking at the modern retelling of the Avengers origin; witness the birth of The Ultimates.
To kick off our ‘Premiere Super-Teams’ month, we’re looking at the team that’s captured the hearts of comic-book fans and general movie-going audiences alike. Courtesy of emrysmoungabio.com, it’s my review of Avengers Assemble (2012)