DC’s Doomsday Clock & New Age Of Heroes Headed To NYCC

Geoff Johns Doomsday ClockDC Entertainment has announced Geoff Johns’ Doomsday Clock will be getting its own panel this year at New York Comic-Con along with a panel for DC Metal/New Age of DC Heroes as well.

The 12-issue series titled Doomsday Clock is set to introduce the characters of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen to the DC Universe, with Superman confronting Dr. Manhattan about his decision to manipulating the DC timeline. The panel will take place on Friday, October 6 at 6:00 p.m. on the Main Stage. TIME magazine book critic and celebrated author Lev Grossman (The Magicians) will moderate the panel, revealing to fans a first look at pages from the debut issue set to release November 22. The panel will also feature a look at art from Johns’ longtime collaborator Gary Frank. The panel will also be livestreamed to the DC YouTube channel and the DC Comics Facebook page.

In addition to Doomsday Clock, DC will also be hosting a DC Metal/New Age of DC Heroes panel on Friday, October 6 at 2:45 p.m. in Room 1A21. The panel will feature the team behind DARK NIGHTS: METAL, Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo as they tease what’s to come in the series. New Age of DC Heroes contributors Steve Orlando, Justin Jordan, Frank Tieri, James Tynion IV, Robert Venditti and Joshua Williamson will also be on hand to share the secrets of the Dark Multiverse and discuss some of the new heroes coming out of DARK NIGHTS: METAL.

DC fans will also have the chance to become a part of superhero line-up from Justice League with a sneak peak of the HTC Vive version of Justice League VR: The Complete Experience. Players will utilize the HTC Vive’s controllers for an enhanced version of the Super Hero simulations. The experience will be in the halls Crystal Palace.

Be sure to check back during the week October 5 – 8 for our live coverage of New York Comic-Con.

9 Reasons Martian Manhunter Needs His Own DC Extended Universe Film

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Martian Manhunter DCFor more than 60 years, the character of Martian Manhunter has been a mainstay of the Justice League team and the DC Comics brand. Early readers loved his dynamic image when put against the likes of Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. The green skin with the bold, red “X” across his chest, and even the stoic yet incredibly powerful character behind the image was certainly enough to keep him around.

But to modern fans of DC Comics, J’onn J’onzz is not seen as a truly beloved character akin to the Trinity, the Flash, Green Lantern or most of the other members of the Justice League. This is unfair. The Martian Manhunter is a classic DC character, and the fact that there haven’t been talks about introducing him on the big screen (as far as we know) is a crime. The character deserves, arguably, more than any other League member to be part of the DC Extended Universe moving forward.

Here are 9 reasons why Martian Manhunter needs his own DC Extended Universe movie. Click Next to get started.

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Michael Mistroff

Michael Mistroff

Michael Mistroff is a Film/TV Reporter and the News Editor at Heroic Hollywood.