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Tales Of The Teen Titans #42 – Review Of Old Comics

Last time, I reviewed an early issue of New Teen Titans. In it, I remarked about some changes George Pérez made over the years. I decided that rather than letting those lie, I would go and see if I was remembering right. (SPOILER: not entirely) The biggest difference is in the Inker. Dick Giordano inks George Pérez in a much different manner than Romeo Tanghal. Giordano was one of the best inkers ever in the history of comics. Whether or not he's better on Pérez than Romeo Tanghal is a matter for debate. However, the heights in the early issues of New Teen Titans were a little different than here. There wasn't much of an extreme as I remembered, but a lot of the difference is in how tall George Pérez draws Starfire's hair. Changeling is definitely shorter, or Cyborg is taller, just based on this issue.  Nevertheless, let's get started by reviewing another comic from 1984, an influential year for comic books. This issue marks the start of the conclusion to a subplot that started in the second issue of New Teen Titans, marking a standard for betrayal stories in super-hero comics. Let's look at part one of "The Judas Contract." 

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New Teen Titans Multi Part Statue Line

One of the coolest things we saw this past week was DC Collectibles New Teen Titans Multi Statue line. This line of statues can connect and re-create that iconic comic book cover. As a fan of the Teen Titans this is a must have and I am sure you guys and gals would agree. Here

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DC Collectibles Announces PVC Statue Line and More for August 2018

DC Collectibles has provided us with a press release highlighting new products for August 2018! We have a new statue line so read on for more info and images! Look for high res images soon as Toy Fair is less than a month away! 

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NYTF 2017 Mattel- WWE, Halo Wars 2, DC Universe, Hot Wheels and More!

Today was Mattel and these guys know how to have fun! Not only did they introduce new Halo Wars 2 figures, WWE figures, they had new DC AND Wonder Woman merch on display. This was a fun event and we were humbled that Mattel invited us along. While the event was low key there was

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Starfire (New 52): Needless Character Analysis

There was a lot of criticism to the New 52 version of Starfire. Recently, the character has seen a little redemption thanks to a new series by Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti and Emanuela Lupacchino. Given that the character has a high profile from her inclusion the animated versions of Teen Titans, it seemed like a re-visit was due to see if the character has been redeemed by her current series enough to be an entry point for younger fans more familiar with her animated counterpart.

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New Creative Teams For Three DC Titles

Along with their solicitations for Febuary 2016, DC Comics announced new creative teams for three titles. The creators are familiar to DC Comics fans. The new creators are jumping in with what look to be building on what the previous creators have done. This is a refreshing change from previous creative changes that throw everything out and start over as fresh as possible.

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The Case For The Teen Titans

Teen Titans continues to be a popular property for DC Comics, but not because of the strength of the comics. As a matter of fact, although the latest issue ranked in the top 50, the most recognizable version of the team remains the animated form currently depicted in Teen Titans Go! The animated form appeals to children and young teens as well as older comic fans nostalgic of the line-up remembered from the the teams most successful period, Marv Wolman and George Pérez's New Teen Titans. Given that Teen Titans: Earth One used a variation of this same line-up, why does the version in the comics differ so much from what most people consider to be the roster of the team?

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DC COLLECTIBLES Group Solicits (January 2015)

DC Collectibles has dropped solicitations for January 2016 and even though it's not much, there is plenty to grab. Small months like this enables fans to grab more of what they want and trust me, DC Collectibles has some jems here. Read on for this list and check out the images below!

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DC Comics Group Solicits, Part 1 (August 2015)

We have a brand new batch of DC Comics Solicitations and up first is part one! Look for more adventures with the ever so delightful Harley Quinn and much, much more! Read on for all the details and look for parts 2-4 soon!

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DC Comics Group Solicits, Part 2 (July 2015)

DC Comics has unleashed their solicitations for July! Check out some of your favorite books below and get ready for insane fun. We already shared Part 1. Look for parts 3 and 4 soon! Read on for more. 

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DC Comics Group Solicits, Part 3 (June 2015)

Part 3 to DC Comics June Solits are here and we have some big stories unfolding. The most anticipated story is emerging from Justice League. Read on for all the details!

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Kotobukiya Teases New RAVEN Bishoujo Statue!

Kotobukiya is good at teasing their fans and this one is indeed a huge tease. Coming in hot is a sneak peek at a Raven Bishoujo Statue from their DC Comics line. So far fan reaction is fantastic and this one will be a perfect companion to the recently released Starfire. More to come folks, more to come. 

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