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As the end of the 75th Anniversary of Batman rolls around, DC Comics gives us a week full of gifts concentrated on the Dark Knight and his beloved family of crime fighters. It’s been a hard year for our Caped Crusader as he’s dealt with the death of his son and the change from Dick Grayson being a super hero to embracing the role of government agent. We also get some action from femme fatales Helena Bertinelli and Catwoman as they cross paths with dangerous enemies in their different and complex walks of life.
After the shocking news that Disney is in the early process of acquiring Nintendo, the house of mouse has just announced its plans to buy toy giants Mattel and Hasbro.
Despite being an epic failure in the eyes of Cannon Films, the live-action Masters of the Universe movie has built a cult following over the past 25 years. Although it's the perfect example of low-budget sci-fi goofiness, it does hold a certain level of charm for lovers of the Mattel toy line. You have to give director Gary Goddard credit for doing what he could with the money he was given to work with. What can you do when there's not enough cash to throw at fantastical otherworldly sets? You take the fantasy characters and put them on Earth in practical locales that don't cost as much money to build. That's what we get with Masters of the Universe.
DC Comics launched a new monthly book to help mark the 30th anniversary of the debut of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. If issue #1 is any indication of what's to come, fans of Mattel's action figure franchise can rest assured their beloved characters are in good hands. It's filled with great artwork and an intriguing story that keeps readers engaged.