The heroes of Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will soon unite to defend the planet from an extraterrestrial threat in a four-part crossover episode entitled, “Invasion.” While that name may ring a bell for many of our longtime and fiercely devoted fans, it certainly won’t for everyone. In fact, it’s a good bet that thousands of the viewers who tune in for next week’s crossover will have no idea that it was inspired by a pretty big comic book event from the late 1980s. Here’s what you need to know about it…
Amanda Waller has an explosive way of keeping her team of super-villains in line. Or did she forget to mention that to Batman? Either way, he learned the danger of forming his own Suicide Squad in this week’s BATMAN #11!
Kids. They always manage to surprise you. Often, it’s with their rambunctious curiosity or their innocent worldview. Occasionally, it’s with their impressive levels of understanding. And sometimes, it’s by gut punching another child super hero and starting a pint-sized, power-packed baby brawl!
Since the start of Rebirth last summer, we’ve been treated to some great stories in the pages of our favorite comics, but the larger story of what’s going on in the DC Universe has been unfolding slowly. There have been pieces revealed—a realization here, a surprising character there.
There’s one more weekend remaining until Halloween, which means there’s not a lot of time to lock down a Halloween costume. You can always stop by your nearest pop-up costume shop and likely find yourself fighting tooth and nail over S and XXL-sized costumes that have literally been passed over by everyone else in town…or you can listen to your friends at DC Collectibles, embrace the spirit of DIY, and put together the perfect DC Bombshells Mera costume.
You’d be hard pressed to find anyone with even a passing knowledge of DC Comics who doesn’t feel at least a little familiar with the Justice League of America. They are, after all, one of the most iconic and widely recognized super hero teams of all time. Their similarly named ancestor, the Justice Society of America, however, does not share the same notoriety.
In fact, there’s a decent chance this season of #DCTV might be the first time that some of you have heard of the JSA at all.
Don’t worry. If that’s the case, you are far from alone.
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