Weigh In Wednesday 2.7.18

Love is in the air – or is that just Swamp Thing funk? – for the Young Monsters of the DCU, Swampy makes a second appearance this week in a tribute to his creators, Superman and Son head off into space to save a planet that wants to die, the Man of Steel takes on different roles in a collection of Elseworld stories, Cave Carson no longer has a Cybernetic Eye, Mystik U makes a belated Weigh In appearance, and the Wicked + Divine team takes us back in time to 1923.

The Weigh In is here, but not for much longer, so be sure to vote while you have the chance! (Which, in this specific case, is before 12 AM Eastern on February 11th.)

Which comic should be featured in this Spotlight Sunday?

  • ELSEWORLDS: SUPERMAN VOL. 1 (DC) (TPB) - In these reimagined versions of Superman, the Man of Tomorrow becomes a medieval knight, a grizzled loner fighting to save the planet, a Dark Knight, and more. (55%, 11 Votes)
  • MYSTIK U #2 (DC) - (Yeah, I know: I should have bought this last week.) With classes in full swing, Zatanna starts to realize that celebrity will only get you so far at MYSTIK U! (20%, 4 Votes)
  • THE WICKED + THE DIVINE: 1923 (IMAGE) - Basically, a bunch of 1920s gods based on major modernist figures stuck in the middle of an Agatha Christie murder mystery. (15%, 3 Votes)
  • YOUNG MONSTERS IN LOVE #1 (DC) - Sparks will fly and hearts will be broken when the ghouls and ghosts of the DC Universe assemble to bring you the Valentine’s Day Special that no one saw coming! (5%, 1 Votes)
  • SUPERMAN #40 (DC) - “SUICIDE PLANET” part one! Far away in a distant solar system, a world stands on the brink of destruction, much as Krypton did so many years ago. (5%, 1 Votes)
  • SWAMP THING WINTER SPECIAL #1 (DC) - Tom King and Jason Fabok pay tribute to the legendary creators of Swamp Thing, writer Len Wein and artist Bernie Wrightson. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • CAVE CARSON VOL. 2: EVERY ME, EVERY YOU (DC/YOUNG ANIMAL) (TPB) - Cave Carson has a cybernetic eye! Or more accurately, he had one. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 20

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TPB = Trade Paperback, a volume containing a longer original story, or collecting multiple issues of a regular comic.

HC = Hardcover, a volume containing a longer original story, or collecting multiple issues of a regular comic.

The featured image showcases what I feel is the best cover of the bunch, and is not intended to sway your vote.

One person, one vote. If you vote more than once, all of your votes for that Weigh In will be discarded.

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Jon Maki

Born and raised in the sparsely-populated Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Jon Maki developed an enduring love for comics at an early age.

6 thoughts on “Weigh In Wednesday 2.7.18”

    1. I was indeed. (This probably isn’t the last one, though; I’m not scheduled to start working until the week after next.)
      In any case, thanks. (And I say that both sincerely, because I appreciate the traffic, and sarcastically, because I wasn’t prepared to read that whole TPB before Sunday.)

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