When they announced the resurrected titles for Blackest Night this month, we were all shocked to see Starman #81 as one of the books being resurrected. The legendary run of Starman by James Robinson was one of the best comics of the 1990s, and one of his personal favorites. We never thought we'd see another issue, so the idea of how Robinson planned to return to Opal City and why was one of our foremost questions.
Ron caught up with James Robinson to hear about Starman #81 and in the conversation some interesting bits of news and information came out:
- Robinson would like to do a comic series, perhaps a mini series, focused purely on the Shade, a character he developed in detail in the run of Starman
- In the upcoming issues of Justice League of America, the character Mikaal (also from the Starman family) will assume the mantle of Starman
So take a listen to hear that as well as all the reasons why you should pick up Starman #81 in comic book stores this week!
Writer: James Robinson
Art: Fernando Dagnino and Bill Sienkiewicz
Cover: Tony Harris
$2.99 – DC Comics
Listen to iFanboy Talksplode: Don't Miss #9 with James Robinson
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