So, for those who haven’t heard, Clint Eastwood showed up as one of the speakers of last night’s Republican National Convention in Tampa Bay, Florida. Eastwood went on with an 11-minute unscripted speech where he had a conversation with an invisible Barack Obama which came off to those who watched more like Grandpa Simpson forgot his Alzheimer’s medicine than an actual bit. In case you missed it you can find the full video inside along with a humorously edited Wikipedia article for the actor putting the speech in proper perspective.
The latest issue of Young Justice concludes the Gorilla City arc including giving us an origin of the city unique to the title. The issue also stands out as the final issue with the original team as Robin‘s case notes transition to a final panel revealing Nightwing thinking back on the adventure. This means starting next month the comic, like the show, will move forward with the “Invasion” storyline set five-years in the future.
Despite his recent interest in fox hunting Bender (John Di Maggio) becomes incensed after he discovers the hunters (led by guest-star Patrick Stewart) are actually hunting a robotic fox for sport. When his attempts to end robot cruelty and help Leela (Katey Sagal) protest the hunt fail, Bender decides to step in and rescue the fox. But Bender’s plan backfires when he finds himself the subject of the latest hunt.
It’s all been leading to this. The Flash takes on The Rogues… with the help of Captain Cold? Presented in a series of chapters, each drawn by a different artist (sadly none of which are done by Francis Manapul), The Flash Annual #1 may not be a great issue but there’s plenty here to talk about.