Weekly Comics News Show #16: DC's DARK MATTER, Marvel's LEGACY, Comics Releases and More!
April 24, 2017•5 min
Welcome back! This is Episode #16 of the Weekly Comics News Show — a weekly program that brings you the latest in comic book news, comics releases, and more. This week, Wonder Twins Andrew Rivera and Lindsey Mott are hosting! Together with our creative team, they will scour through releases and news stories every week to get you exactly what you need to be up to date in the world of comics. Lots of great stuff from DC this week, starting with the announcement of DARK MATTER, an exciting new Summer event series that will consist of 6 different titles, each one featuring a brand new superhero. These new characters will make their debut in the previously announced DARK NIGHTS: METAL. Also from DC, the hit series SUPERGIRL: BEING SUPER returns with its 3rd issue, featuring Kara coming to grips with her alien origins! We've also got the highly anticipated crossover, featuring the two most brooding heroes, BATMAN/SHADOW #1! Legendary BATMAN writer Scott Snyder teams up with SUPERGIRL writer Steve Orlando for this 6-part series. Last but not least from DC, John Constantine is back wreaking havoc across Europe in THE HELLBLAZER #9. Catch our exclusive preview here. On the Marvel front, the epic re-launch LEGACY is set to put the spotlight on Tony Stark, Bruce Banner, and other favorite heroes. Meanwhile, Brian Michael Bendis reveals that multiple generations of Spider-Men will be webbing up the pages of SPIDER-MEN II. Speaking of Spider-Man, we've got another brand new Spider title in the form of Scarlet Spider #1, featuring the return of Ben Reilly! Plus the hotly anticipated BLACK PANTHER #13, featuring an appearance from Storm! It's a Marvel classic hero fest!! Finally, from Image, we have LOOSE ENDS #4, the conclusion to the crime-filled romance of Sonny and Cherri. You won’t want to miss the grand finale of this blood-soaked love story! Comics Releases: What we’re talking about BATMAN/SHADOW #1 SUPERGIRL: BEING SUPER #3 THE HELLBLAZER #9 THE FLASH #21 DETECTIVE COMICS #955 ODYSSEY OF THE AMAZONS #4 BLACK PANTHER #13 SCARLET SPIDER #1 LOOSE ENDS #4 Stay tuned for new episodes of the Weekly Comics News Show, and all of ComicsVerse’s video content. Check out our Facebook Live and Instagram Live videos while we produce the show to meet the hosts and the crew, watch bloopers, and get a peek at what it takes to get a weekly show running.