Another Wildstorm character makes his debut in the DCU and this time it’s my main man, Grifter! It’s been 14 years since Grifter last had a solo title so for this fan this has been a long time coming.
The first thing to point out here that I think will grab people’s attention is that this Grifter title lends itself more to the feel of titles like Wildcats Vol. 2 and Wildcats: Version 3.0. Those two titles came out during a time when Wildstorm was going for a more real world feel than a superhero feel. Those incarnations of the Wildcats books were also the most well-received amongst comic fans. I can safely say that fans of those two Wildcats titles will really dig this book.
Welcome to another episode of Wildstorm Addiction! Our resident Wildstorm experts Joe David Soliz & Benjamin Murphy review the new DCU version of Stormwatch #1 along with a special guest Chris Striker of the Higher Authority website.
Joe welcomes everyone to our monumental episode #25 and introduces our special guest for the evening, Chris Stiker, of the Higher Authority website.
Welcome to the DCU, Stormwatch! I know this fan didn’t expect to be writing about you for a long time. But I’m glad that the time came sooner rather than later.
When I first heard that the Wildstorm characters were going to be integrated into the DCU, I couldn’t help but share a little of everyone’s skepticism. The Wildstorm characters were like the neighborhood tough guys. They were not afraid to kill the evil super-powered beings of the world, so how would this attitude translate to the DCU that was filled with more traditional superheroes?
Want to see Grifter shooting? Watch this extended New 52 trailer! Grifter @ 1:11 and Voodoo at 1:16. You’ll see the iFanboys mention Voodoo @ 21:10, Stormwatch @ 23:07, and Grifter I sadly didn’t seem them mention. Maybe I missed it. And Franky De Jesus comes back from the past to release a new Wildstorm… Continue reading DC Comics New 52 a Media Mashup