DC Comics is rebooting their entire franchise as Superman, Batman, and others all start from scratch with brand new origins, costumes, and – in some cases – ethnicity. The new versions, debuting today in Justice League No. 1, will represent a vision of a more current America, as they wipe the slate clean of prior storylines and start fresh. There will even be a lesbian superhero, as DC Comics introduces Batwoman (not the same as Batgirl). Additionally, starting today all DC Comics will be available on digital services such as iPad the same day the comic books hit the stores.
Much has been said in the last few days about the media coverage of Hurricane Irene. Personally, I watched local news go wall-to-wall from 4am on Saturday straight through to 6:30pm on Sunday, saying things such as “no one alive today has ever lived through the magnitude storm we are about to get.”
The storm weakened and was not the monster we were warned about. People are now complaining about the over-reacting of the media and saying we dodged a bullet. However, we have to remember that as of now 40 people were killed during the storm, and I doubt their families consider they dodged anything at all. When in doubt, be safe and get out when told.
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Evacuations were ordered up and down the East Coast yesterday as Hurricane Irene churned a strong and steady path up the Atlantic ocean. Virginia Beach, Atlantic City, New York City, and Long Island are now all in the line of fire of the intense storm that is expected to bring up t fifteen inches of rain in it’s path. More details to follow.
Hurricane Irene, ever growing and changing, is currently on course for the East Coast between North Carolina to Maine over the weekend. For up to the minute information on Irene, visit The Weather Channel’s website.