The third issue of Chris Smillie’s Comicscape, a free 48-page magazine offering reviews, news, and views for May 2012, is available now online.
Top news stories include big successes for Marvel in their comic arc AvX and spectacular box-office smash, Avengers Assemble. 2000AD announces a partnership with IDW, whilst bringing back the Dark Judges to the weekly. Meanwhile, DC re-introduces Earth-2, as Image reveal the demise of Paul Grist’s Jack Staff.
In ‘Tales That Astonished’, the indie mag goes back to the epic Legion of Superheroes: The Great Darkness Saga, while ”This Day In Comics’ visits Resurrection Central from May 1982. In Versus, it’s Wolverine against your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man, while The Old and The New feature pits Defenders #4 from 1973 against Defenders #4 from 2012.
Post-apocalyptic BBC drama Threads is the ‘Flick That Time Forgot’ and a New comic strip, ‘Kid Tiger’, begins.
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