How a Batman Book That Never Was Gave Birth to Mister Miracle

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Mister Miracle was one of the best comics on shelves last year—but the first reunion between Sheriff of Babylon partners Tom King and Mitch Gerads at DC almost took place much closer to home than that the cosmic Fourth World. It started, as a lot of things at DC Comics do, with the Batman.

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Tom King Knows You Read His Comics on the Can

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We’re in a golden age of superheroic adaptations, on film and TV alike—so at this point, we know that some sacrifices have to be made in structure and time to make a story from one medium work in another. But for Mister Miracle’s Tom King, the one biggest change is a matter of time itself.

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Mister Miracle and the Superheroic Power of Persistence

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The New Gods of Jack Kirby’s weird and wonderful cosmic Fourth World have all sorts of superpowers—strength, speed, intelligence. You name it, they’ve got it. But Scott Free’s recent DC Comics’ miniseries concluded with a reminder that maybe the most incredible superpower of all is getting up and dusting yourself off…

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A Quick Primer on the Female Furies, Apokolips’ Finest Warriors

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There are, approximately, 78 billion incredibly-named New Gods in the realm of Jack Kirby’s iconic DC Comics cosmos known as the Fourth World. Of those fabulously named beings, however, one handful you should absolutely get to know is the Female Furies—the deadliest warriors dread Darkseid’s army has to offer.

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Spider-Man and Deadpool Just Took the Piss Out of DC’s Mister Miracle in the Best Way

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A series like Robbie Thompson, Jim Towe, Sean Parsons, and Brian Reber’s Spider-Man/Deadpool is exactly where you’d expect to see Marvel gently poking fun at its fellow comics houses, but it’s going to be difficult to top the jabs put on display in this week’s new issue.

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