Get Your Treats with a JSA Halloween!

Most of the Justice Society has vanished.

While the senior members of the team search for their comrades, the junior heroes – Star-Spangled Kid and Jakeem Thunder – are left alone in the mansion on Halloween night.

What could go wrong?

For starters, there’s the head from the Statue of Liberty – which lands like an atom bomb outside their front door.

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And the World Shall Call Them – Substitutes!

The Legion of Substitute Heroes
“The Legion of Super-Failures” does not have much of a ring to it.

DC’s Legion fans are a passionate bunch.

We’ll debate most useless member, best creative team and favorite reboot.

But you don’t get a lot of guff about one of the admittedly goofier elements of Legion Lore:

The Legion of Substitute Heroes.

There just might be a good reason for that.

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The Justice Society Returns in – Wait. What?

In action again, finally, the Justice Society of America.
In action again, finally, the Justice Society of America.

How many years has it been since DC gave us an original Justice Society of America story?

The team was blanked out of existence with the dreary New 52 relaunch in 2011. DC’s Rebirth in 2016 has welcomed and played with the notion of the multiverse, and gave us back the first and best Flash, Jay Garrick, if only for a moment.

“Doomsday Clock,” the miniseries written by Geoff Johns, seems prepped to give us the team back, if we can ever get down to the last tick.

So imagine the surprise when a DC book hit the stands this week with the JSA in all their glory on the cover.

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DC is Reviving its 100-Page Line – Just Take My Money!

Batman Giant No. 1The news nobody expected!

DC Comics announced yesterday it is reviving its 100-page line of comics, to be sold exclusively at Walmart.

If you are of a certain age, DC’s 100-Page Super-Spectaculars – as they were called during the mid-’70s – occupy a special place in your heart and your library.

These extraordinary treasures offered up original stories of Batman, Superman, the Justice League, Sgt. Rock, Tarzan and more, while featuring about 80 pages of reprints, some stories not seen in decades.

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