Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Martian Sightings for March, 2009



LEVEL-GREEN CONFIRMED:
JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED: HEROES TP
Written by Adam Beechen, Mike McAvennie & Bill Williams
Art by Carlo Barberi, Rick Burchett, Leigh Gallagher,
Sanford Green and others
JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED #23-29 are collected in this new title starring The World’s Greatest Super Heroes!
Advance-solicited; on sale April 8 • 144 pg, FC, $12.99 US

Johnny DC makes some solid comics.

DC/WILDSTORM: DREAMWAR TP
Written by Keith Giffen
Art by Lee Garbett & Trevor Scott
Cover by Mike McKone
The six-issue miniseries that pits the heroes of two universes against each other is collected! The WildStorm Universe is being torn apart — and when heroes from the DCU begin crossing over into their world, things go from bad to worse!
Advance solicited; on sale April 1 • 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Truly, deeply terrible, but Martian Manhunter is in every tainted issue.

TOMART ACTION FIGURE DIGEST KENNER LEGACY #2 (OF 3)
The story of Kenner Products is told in 18 chapters tracing the company from its formation in 1947 until it was completely absorbed into Hasbro shortly after the turn of the century. The Star Wars story continues in the second six chapters as the Kenner empire grows with Star Wars: The Power of the Force, Droids, Ewoks, Super Powers, MASK, Bone Age, Silverhawks, and The Real Ghostbusters. Interviews with key Kenner players illuminate the company's growth during the 1980's, and photographs reveal prototypes and unproduced figures.
$19.96

Super Powers! Woo-woo!

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 2 ACTION FIGURES
From the pages of the much-loved ’80s series from Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis and Kevin Maguire, these four characters round out the original
incarnation of the Justice League International!
Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base.
4-color clamshell blister card packaging.
Advance-solicited; on sale August 26, 2009 Action Figures * PI

INCLUDES:
Fire • 6.75” h
Blue Beetle • 6.75” h
Martian Manhunter • 7” h
Booster Gold • 6.75” h

Blue Beetle and especially Fire/Green Flame look good-- but not especially like Maguire. Booster Gold and J'Onn look like somebody's overblown misremembrance of JLI rather than the actual book. J'Onn vaguely resembles that awful, swollen Manhunter Maguire has occasionally drawn since "JLA," but nothing like what he, Adam Hughes and company produced back in the day. Pass.

WANTED: FORMER MARTIAN MANHUNTER VILLAINS!

DESPERO WATCH: TRINITY #40-43
Not following, but isn't Despero all over this series?

MONGUL WATCH:
GREEN LANTERN CORPS #34
Written by Peter J. Tomasi
Art by Pat Gleason & Rebecca Buchman
Cover by Pat Gleason
Variant cover by Rodolfo Migliari
The prelude to “Blackest Night” continues as the “War of Light” heats up. Mongul commands Daxam and their Superman-like citizens plus the entire Sinestro Corps. Can Arisia and a small resistance of Daxamites defeat the fear-bearing Corps with Sodam Yat out of the picture?
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 25 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Pat Gleason), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Rodolfo Migliari). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale March 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

8 comments:

Sarah The Anime Librarian said...

J'onn looks like someone tried to inflate him with a bicycle pump. That's one action figure I will not be picking up!

Frank Lee Delano said...

File Under: What Were They Thinking?

Sarah The Anime Librarian said...

Or "Why MArtians should not use steroids"

John said...

Images of the design of Kevin Maguire for the new figure of action of Martian Manhunter.

http://www.fotolog.com/martianmanhunter

http://www.fotolog.com/martianmanhunter/74910833

Tomorrow a detail image: Holding an Oreo cookie

John said...

Publish!!!

John said...

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and

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Luke said...

Dude, check out the new DC solicits...

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: MARTIAN MANHUNTER VOL. 2 TP

Written by Jack Miller and others
Art and cover by Joe Certa

The 1960s adventures of J’onn J’onzz are collected in this new volume featuring stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #305-326 and HOUSE OF MYSTERY #143-173!
Advance-solicited; on sale May 13 • 592 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

Martian Manhunter, woo!

Frank Lee Delano said...

Checked, mate! I now have all those issues, but it'll be nice to have crisp b&w pages I can scan and recolor myself for icons and such.