This first volume contains wellknown characters such as batman and superman as well as the lesser lights of the dc universe and even a villain. Starfire princess koriandr is a fictional superheroine appearing in books published by dc comics. The dc new 52 explained in one comic book cover reddit. If you are expecting fresh original origins, you should probably look elsewhere. Before the justice league of america and the avengers, there was the fantastic four. They are all very similar to their old origin stories. But then i remembered that there was a ton of controversy surrounding starfire in the beginning of the new 52. The series involves rebuilding the dc universe after the crisis, in all of its corners, and mainly features protagonists who usually act as supporting characters, because superman, batman and wonder woman were all out of commission for. Dc comics, marvel comics and indie alike, nothing is free from our dramatic readings. She was a half demon and daughter of trigon the dcs version of satan.
The controversy over her costume inspired a fantasy author michele lee to ask her sevenyearold daughter who was a huge fan of starfire s cartoon counterpart what she thought of her heros new look. The thing that kills me with the new 52 is 2 things. Sep 27, 2018 canadian film buff, political junkie, comic book geek, and board game enthusiast. Jason todds return was one of the most criticized in comic book history. Top 10 characters ruined by the new 52 superhero etc. The series was written by geoff johns, grant morrison, greg rucka, and mark waid, with layouts by keith giffen. In the modern new 52 era of dc comics, starfire has been revised to be a part of red hood and the outlaws, continuing the threads of her alien origins and her seemingly timeless role as an alluring woman for men and sometimes women to ogle. Mar 29, 2016 starfire is very hedonistic and uninhibited about her sexual desires but its not done in a voyeuristic way like the new 52 title was and honestly its not really a focus of the story.
The name starfire first appeared in a dc comic in the story the answer man of space, in mystery in space. Animal man, starfire, and adam strange are marooned on an alien planet after the events of infinite crisis. How come the new 52 starfire is so much more revealing than. Jun 10, 2015 all i can say at this point is go buy this issue. May 30, 2018 get ready to have a look at 35 hot pictures of starfire, the famous dc superhero from titans, who is also one of the hottest women in dc comics. Starfire, sometimes star real name princess koriandr is an alien princess from the distant world of tamaran, and one of the five founding members of the teen titans. During an appearance on the red carpet of last nights titans premiere, we asked. With the introduction of the new 52 came some wellgrounded criticism of starfire and catwoman. Her origin story has been slightly altered, being a. Renegade exrobin jason todd, exiled tamaranian princess starfire and disavowed green arrow protege roy harper all unite to take on whatever this or any other planet has to throw at them. Eltern, wie bei superman, supergirl, batman, grayson, aquaman, starfire usf. Comicnewbies the first stop for newbies in the comic book universe.
So i decided to make this its own series where we look back at old comic book controversies and see if the characters in question where fairly criticized. I was a dickbarbara fan to the point that i voted for batgirl barbara instead of koriandr starfire without knowing any comic book history about kory in a dick graysons true love poll in cbr. Starfire princess koriandr is a fictional superhero appearing in books published by dc. Starfire 2015 comic read starfire 2015 comic online. Starfire new 52 the 2011 reboot of the dc universe has introduced a new version of starfire, who has joined jason todds team of outlaws. Mar 14, 20 in the modern new 52 era of dc comics, starfire has been revised to be a part of red hood and the outlaws, continuing the threads of her alien origins and her seemingly timeless role as an alluring woman for men and sometimes women to ogle. Marv wolfman and george perez took a lackluster dc property called teen titans and gave it a shot in the arm back in 1980. In many ways, the world of new 52 bats felt almost like a spiritual successor to bruce timms criticallyacclaimed batman. The latest version of the character in dcs new 52 reboot turned her into one of the most blatantly objectified female superheroes in the dcu. Comic books dramatically read by the eligible monster team. This first volume contains wellknown characters such as batman and superman as well as. Flashpoint and the birth of the new 52 how it changed everything.
Starfire is an ongoing comic book series featuring stories of superhero starfire. Starfire is very hedonistic and uninhibited about her sexual desires but its not done in a voyeuristic way like the new 52 title was and honestly its not really a focus of the story. She was a half demon and daughter of trigon the dcs version of satan and was basically born to bring trigon to earth. Is dc comics new starfire series getting the character all. The new 52 is the 2011 revamp and relaunch by dc comics of its entire line of ongoing monthly superhero comic books. Raven has had a very interesting comic book history and thanks to both the 80s run of the new teen titans being the best run according to most people whove read it of the teen titans and the cartoon, raven is probably one of, if not the, most popular of the titans. Needless to say, lees daughter was baffled and bothered by starfire s comic book look.
From the designs seen in dc comics red hood and the outlaws, come the next wave of action figures from dc collectibles. It often extends from the show, expanding on plot lines the show introduced, and adding new characters. Dec 08, 2011 writer kyle higgins and artists eddy barrows and j. Alien physiology starfires body continually absorbs ultraviolet radiation, which she then converts into the energy that. See more ideas about teen titans, starfire dc and comic character. But people were buying the book, which the same people who complained didnt do when he was wearing orange and riding giant seahorses. Titans star anna diop confirms that starfire will get. Mar 28, 2016 starfire was introduced to dcs new 52 universe in the pages of red hood and the outlaws, where she was presented as nothing but a highly sexualized being. Lobo rips off starfires top and stares at her breasts. I was originally going to make this part of my how not to write comics series. New titans promo teases starfires origin in the dc. Straight, sex and magic, aliens, femdom, xray, creampie. In truth, sometimes i think that they actually are the most confusing and convoluted thing on the planet. Oct 20, 2011 the fact that the new 52 starfire is a pornographic ideal masked in fauxliberated female sexuality has raised the ire of many comic book readers, with good cause theyre completely on the mark about catwoman as well.
Read starfire 2015 comic online free and high quality. Starfire new 52 starfire s earliest cheesecake photo memory. Not only are they considered one of, if not the first team in comics, they are also considered the first family. The dc comics character starfire has long been a controversial figure.
Aug 12, 2015 starfire volume 2 is the ongoing comic series published by dc comics featuring the adventures of starfire after she left her gang with red hood and arsenal. She is also robins main love interest and finally becomes his girlfriend in the series finale movie. You think youve got problems with your siblings, but you aint got nothing on this gal. Starfire was born and raised on the planet tamaran before arriving on earth and joining the teen titans. Starfire will eventually get a comicsaccurate version of her costume on titans, according to series star anna diop. Born a princess on the planet tamaran, she escaped execution at the hands of her older sister blackfire and traveled to earth. It isnt likely to be revolutionary, and should be a nice, consistent midlist book. Flashpoint and the birth of the new 52 how it changed. On the seventh day of the fifth week of 52, starfire is shown to be stranded on a paradiselike planet with animal man and adam strange. See more ideas about starfire dc, teen titans and dc comics. Jimmy palmiotti is a multiawardwinning comic book creator with a wide range of experience in advertising, production, editorial, film writing and production, media presentation, and video game development. This page contains information about starfire volume 2. Starfire new 52 origins comicstorian comics street.
Comic books can be as confusing and convoluted as anything on the planet. In the comics, starfire is the alien princess koriandr of. Im not going to argue that starfire functions as anything other than an exotic blowup doll in the first two issues of red hood and the outlaws though its less overt in the second issue. Mayer present a confident young superhero who returns to visit his circus origins and meets a dangerous new foe. Kori is a cross between her more traditional warrior princess origin with her naive. It was met with less than enthusiasm from fans, especially women.
It takes place during the missing year between infinite crisis and one year later. In that series she teamed up with the red hood jason todd the second robin and red arrow roy harper forming a group of antiheroes. Aug 18, 2014 you think youve got problems with your siblings, but you aint got nothing on this gal. Jeff lemire is the creator of the acclaimed monthly comic book series sweet. Secret origins, by a host of writers, is a book that does indeed chronicle the origins of a variety of dcs heroesvillains. Today on the show, faust talks about how the new 52 is ending. Koriandr, heir to the throne of the planet tamaran, has played a multitude of roles over the course of her long, tumultuous history from princess to slave to teen titan. Her cultures different standards of intimacy cause her to be extremely open and sexually. She has always been a sexualised character, that is one of her character traits, its not a new thing. The origin of starfire by razzatazz on december 04, 2011. This secret origins issue gives a more in depth description of starfires history. Starfire 2015 comic read starfire 2015 comic online in. Select rating give emotion sickness 15 give emotion sickness 25 give emotion sickness 35 give emotion sickness 45 give emotion sickness 55. I am going to argue that shes gone from sweet to thoroughly unlikable in recent years.
Following the conclusion of the flashpoint crossover storyline, dc canceled all of its existing titles and debuted 52 new series in september 2011 with new first issues. Changes are made here and there to designs and origins, but the characters still ring true as the comic book icons we know them to be. The depiction remained highly divisive throughout the series run and was fresh on the minds of readers when the starfire title, the characters first starring book, was announced. Talon a new batrelated book, featuring a former court of owls assassin suffering a contract on the hitman. Kori is overjoyed about everything in life from showering outside to renting a shabby trailer with the flower of jamaica on it and then beating up a giant rock. A complete list of all starfire volume 2 posts in chronological order. Nightwing appears to be a wellcrafted, actionpacked superhero comic. Dc is home to the worlds greatest super heroes, including superman, batman, wonder woman, green lantern, the flash, aquaman and more. The titans have done well since then, although never attaining the cult status of their contemporaries, the xmen wolfman and perez created some new characters to spice up the dull routine titans had become. Today on the show, faust talks about the new 52 origins of starfire. Starfire has always been a character that doesnt care about being sexual, their civilization works differently from ours. Weeks 12 through 51 feature secret origins, written by mark waid with a rotating team of artists.
The red hood and the outlaws comic book series was starfire s first appearance in the new 52 universe. See more ideas about dc comics, comics and teen titans. In the new 52, starfire is a capable strategist and starship commander. Starfire is an alien superhero with powers of flight and energy projection.
Replacing captain atom, justice league international, resurrection man, and voodoo are. In the new continuity, the character appears to have a similar origin, though she is now a. May 26, 2014 batman headlines the second big issue of secret origins, which also features the new 52 origins of aquaman and starfire. This book collects four issues of secret origins, examining the origins of dc comics characters in the new 52 universe. New 52 starfire respect thread starfire comic vine. The latest version of the character in dcs new 52 reboot turned her into one of the most blatantly objectified female. Meeting the teen titans, she became a charter member and stayed with the team for most of her career. Is dc comics new starfire series getting the character. At last, the secret origins of the worlds greatest heroes in the new 52 can. The animated series itself is loosely based on the characters that starred in the popular 1980s comic the new teen titans.
This collection of the first four issues focuses several of the big guns batman, superman, green lantern, green arrow, and aquaman, the batfamily nightwing, robin, red robin, batwoman, and harley quinn, and several other assorted characters supergirl and stargirl. Starfire hal jordan batwoman tim drake harley quinn green arrow. Perhaps you have read some teen titans comic books with starfire or have. The witcher star henry cavill dons new 52inspired superman suit in cool fan art. Starfire teen titans starfire princess koriandr is a fictional superheroine appearing in books published by dc comics. A new titans character promo for anna diops starfire teases the characters origin story in the upcoming dc universe series. Starfire comics, nightwing and starfire, marvel vs, marvel dc comics, anime comics, cosmic comics, wonder woman comic, wonder women, nightwing. He was created by strange adventures editor julius schwartz, john broome, and artist carmine infantino, and the story was written by john broome. As brilliant as the sun from which she derives her powers, koriandr of tamaran has refused to let the torments shes suffered crush her spirit.584 888 1055 1452 395 1025 269 158 602 1070 656 343 730 840 1272 1154 1394 597 1419 783 271 1455 464 49 355 1260 1361 626 889 526 427 220 213 1179 442 299 106 1448