The New 52 creates an opportunity to be frank about Aquaman: he’s a hero no one really respects. And while many writers have gone out of their way to validate Aquaman and show how everyone actually loves him and he’s super cool. Well, Geoff Johns isn’t having any of that.
A horror comic disguised as a superhero book, Animal Man re-introduces us to Buddy Baker, DC Comics’ everyman. With wife and two kids, Buddy has very different problems than Superman. He has to take out the garbage and help the kid’s with their homework. What’s Clark got to do — remember to act like a nerd?
In the 16th century, Japan came close to conquering Korea. One man, the famed Admiral Yi Soon Shin, rallied the Korean navy and stopped the overwhelming forces of the Japanese. This fictionalized retelling only covers the turning point in the war, and Yi’s rise to prominence.