Absolute DC: The New Frontier
Darwyn Cooke Dave Stewart Jared K. Fletcher Paul Levitz
☆ Absolute DC: The New Frontier || ✓ PDF Download by ☆ Darwyn Cooke Dave Stewart Jared K. Fletcher Paul Levitz
Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM By Darwyn Cooke Dave Stewart Jared K. Fletcher Paul Levitz

Writer illustrator Darwyn Cooke s critically acclaimed masterpiece DC The New Frontier is celebrated in this oversized Absolute edition featuring new story pages, detailed annotations, alternate sequences and an extensive gallery of sketches, pinups, action figure art and much In the 1950s, Cold War paranoia outlawed the Mystery Men of the Golden Age Stalwarts sucWriter illustrator Darwyn Cooke s critically acclaimed masterpiece DC The New Frontier is celebrated in this oversized Absolute edition featuring new story pages, detailed annotations, alternate sequences and an extensive gallery of sketches, pinups, action figure art and much In the 1950s, Cold War paranoia outlawed the Mystery Men of the Golden Age Stalwarts such as Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman continued to fight for truth and justice, but as the world hurtled toward an uncertain future, it would take a new breed of hero to define the American Way DC The New Frontier takes readers on an epic journey from the end of the Golden Age of heroes to the beginnings of the legendary Justice League of America Darwyn Cooke s most ambitious project yet features the stunning color art of Dave Stewart, an introduction by DC s President and Publisher Paul Levitz, and an afterword by Cooke.
  • Title: Absolute DC: The New Frontier
  • Author: Darwyn Cooke Dave Stewart Jared K. Fletcher Paul Levitz
  • ISBN: 9781401210809
  • Page: 451
  • Format: Hardcover

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Dan Schwent Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
An alien menace threatens the earth in the late 1950's and it'll take every hero humanity has to stop it.Confession time: While I'd heard of The New Frontier, I didn't pick it up until after Darwyn Cooke's death. Now that I've read it, I wish I'd picked it up sooner.The New Frontier is the story of the transition of the DC universe from the Justice Society era through the 1950s to the formation of the Justice League. Pretty much every DC character from pre-1960 is in it. Unlike how things origin [...]
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Matthew Quann Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
DC: The New Frontier was a comic that has long been on my to-read list, but for some reason always slipped out of my stack when I came around to the counter at the comic shop. The lads at the counter were surprised I hadn't read it, and with good reason. The late Darwin Cooke's miniseries is lauded as a modern retelling of the Gold to Silver Age transition that is filled to the brim with nostalgic punch. For a comic junkie like myself, it finally seemed like it was time to take the series down w [...]
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Anthony Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
I read this a few years ago, but it was digitally on my iPad. I was happy to see a new printing of the series in the deluxe format. It reads so much better in print. When I read it on my iPad, parts of it seemed to drag a little, but in print it flows much better. I think it's cause at times it can be a little dense with everything that's going on. But it is a good book that has a great take on the 50s/60s era. There's also some cool back matter, but this might have appeared in earlier editions [...]
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Jim Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
I expected something a bit different. Maybe it’s just me, but I didn’t care much about what I was reading. At least 60% of this is about Hal Jordan and some other characters ( like Colonel Flag ) that I don’t know and after this I don’t care to know. The biggest problem was that after I got to the middle, I forced myself to go through the entire thing. I simply got tired and didn’t care whatsoever about what is going to happen.Not everything is bad though, there are some nice moments a [...]
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Earnest Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
The New Frontier presents a refreshing and modern take on the superhero origin story. Darwyn Cooke foregoes the obvious route of updating the old stories by having them take place in the contemporary. The superheroes live in the World War Two and Cold War era, around the same time of the Golden Age of comics and when superheroes started appearing in comics. When thinking of modern interpretations, it has the connotations of somehow becoming darker, grittier (the lasting influence of Alan Moore). [...]
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Tristan Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
“If we’re talking about mainstream comics, I think there have been a lot of real tactical errors made in this century. I can’t really read superhero comics anymore because they’re not about superheroes. They’ve become so dark and violent and sexualized. I think it’s a real wrong turn. I don’t know how a company like Warner Bros. or Disney is able to rationalize characters raping and murdering and taking drugs and swearing and carrying on the way they do, and those same characters a [...]
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Shane Perry Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
I had originally read this a few years ago as well as watching the animated film, but this new hardcover collection was too good to pass up. Darwyn Cooke does an excellent job of pulling everything from the various nooks and crannies of DC's Silver Age into an origin story that perfectly captures both the period and the superheroes involved. But the real star of this collection is Cooke's art. This just may be my favorite art for any comic I have ever read. The supplemental material in this delu [...]
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Rocco Versaci Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
Cooke is one of my favorite comic book artists; he's got a gorgeous retro style that perfectly captures the time period depicted in this book--the 1940s & 1950s. The story covers the "changing of the guard" as heroes of the JSA made way for those of the JLA. In this sweeping adventure, however, we see them all pull together to stop a force that threatens to destroy the world (well, what else would they join forces for?). Cooke's writing is every bit as sharp as his line.
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Jared Gillins Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
The next time DC tries to decide what new direction to head in, they should remember how awesome New Frontier was and ask Darwyn Cooke for some advice.
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Bruno Carriço Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
Perhaps i don't know enough about Golden and Silver Age characters to really care about this most of the time i felt lost trying to understand who was who. Really like Cooke's drawings but some characters (to me) looked almost the same.Non related but related, was this the book that inspired Batman Vs Superman? Seems that some of the plot lines are similar, and it looks like Justice League new movie will also borrow from this.
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Nicolas Bateman Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
Cooke's masterpiece is, simply put, one of the best comics I have ever read A transcendent study of 1950's America and the relevance of its heroes.
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Joni Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
New Frontier es la historia de la edad heroica en su ocaso de la primera etapa, post segunda guerra mundial cuando son declarados ilegales los superhéroes, refleja las secuelas de la guerra y la llegada de la nueva modalidad de guerra, la conocida como fría. La acción y la fantasía pasan a segundo plano, hay mucha más introspección en los personajes, secuelas de lo vivido y el nuevo enfoque que son obligados a tomar. El arte es perfecto, ese estilo cincuentoso moderno le queda genial, a pe [...]
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Javier Muñoz Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
En JLA: La nueva frontera, tenemos una reinterpretación del inicio de la edad de plata del cómicbook en DC cómics. Darwyn Cooke nos ofrece una visión muy personal de una época en la que los superheroes dejaron de ser personajes planos, ajenos a la realidad y el paso del tiempo, para convertirse en personajes con personalidades y convicciones profundas, adquiriendo una continuidad histórica propia y compartida con el resto del universo DC e incorporando elementos del mundo real.Además Cook [...]
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Matt Smith Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
The first time I read DC: The New Frontier, Vol. 1 and DC: The New Frontier, Vol. 2 I was in college and it was because everyone I was listening to at the time said that it was world-changing, one of the best comics ever written, certainly the best contemporary DC story. And I read it. I thought it was really pretty, but it didn't do what I wanted or expected it to do. I thought it was overhyped. I shelved it for basically ever, never recommended it to anyone (I would always point them to Identi [...]
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Wing Kee Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
A tour de force is world building.I'm too young to remember the Golden Age and Silver Age of comics. When I started reading DC it was already in the Modern Age and I was already bogged down by the weight of 60+ years of canon. I know the history, I know how DC wanted to reinvent their Golden Age heroes for another generation, a reboot as it were, a freeing of their heroes from the constraints of canon. Well here is the accepted retcon of how the Silver Age came to be!World: Darwyn Cooke's art is [...]
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Nathaniel Wayne Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
Comic book stories of this size that run for as long as this one did (I believe it was a full year) have a tendency to either be juggling too many balls to be completely coherent or they just loose steam about halfway through. Neither is the case here, and the careful weaving of many disparate elements into one glorious final product is simply astounding.Set primarily in the 1960s, this tells the story of golden age heroes like Superman and Wonder Woman dealing with the turmoil and paranoia of t [...]
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Blindzider Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
3.5 starsThis was a reread and I actually read the two TPBs together.This was better the second time for me, the first read being a few years after this originally came out. I can see now the ambition of it: merging multiple characters that have never crossed before, fitting all of them into the early sixties fraught with the red scare. The story marks the time when superheroes existed but there was a backlash until a threat bigger than everyone appears, leading everyone to work together to comb [...]
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Brian Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
I could have read this book faster. I read the last 100 pages in a sitting. But I chose not to. I would read 10-20 pages at a time, let it sit a few days, before returning again. The art was so stunning that I wanted to linger on every panel, get lost in every cover.I love the scope of this book, covering years and years, popping in on various characters for a few pages, we see the Martian Manhunter as a cop in Gotham City, we see Green Lantern returning from Korea with his pacifism barely in ta [...]
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Erik Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
Probably the definitive story of the DC universe. It’s a simple enough story, centered around a threat that brings all the heroes together (with a heavier focus on the origins of Green Lantern and the Martian Manhunter). Cooke masterfully balances a giant cast around that central premise. Despite pulling in nearly every major player of DC’s 40s, 50s, and 60s, nothing ever feels forced. The brilliance really lies in how fresh and original he makes it all feel.Cooke’s clean lines and retro s [...]
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Richard Guion Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
I re-read the original issues which I bought when they were first published. This mini-series was an awesome tribute to the late 50s era of Dc Comics heroes. Cooke's artwork & storytelling is fantastic, but what takes this to another level is tying together the dawn of the Silver Age heroes with the US emerging from the shadows of McCarthyism. He also kept the timeline of the heroes intact - Batman, Superman, & Wonder Woman were around since WW2 - while the Flash / Green Lantern were red [...]
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Rick Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
DC created the Absolute line, slipcased, oversized hardback editions chock full of extras for their more recent "classics". Of the comics published over the last couple of years, perhaps no work is more worthy of this treatment than Darwyn Cooke's DC: The New Frontier. Not only does the collection reprint the entire fabulous mini-series in full color, it includes annotations from the author, original designs, storyboards, and much more. DC originally collected the series in two separate trade pa [...]
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David J. Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
Forget that Ryan Reynolds nonsense, this is Hal Jordan! Writer/artist Darwyn Cooke has made an epic retro tale that consists of many classic DC comics characters (Superman, Batman, Flash, Wonder Woman) as well as some great lesser-knowns, putting Jordan right at the heart! Well-paced and beautifully rendered, this Absolute edition is THE only way to experience this story.
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Candace Perry Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
Absolutely cannot say enough good about it. Even more wonderful than the animated movie. It was an interesting and wonderful take on the characters while still maintaining their integrity of character.
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Jon(athan) Nakapalau Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
By grounding the DC heroes in a particular time and place (1945-1960) we are able to look at the problems such heroes would have to deal with had they influenced America during this critical 15 year period.
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Rocio Reed Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
Very good. My only regret was that I started reading this late at night and stayed super late finishing this book, knowing I had to be up at 5am to get ready for work. But it was worth it!
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Randy Lander Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
$75, and worth every penny. That’s my short review of Absolute DC: The New Frontier, the oversized, hardcover collection of Darwyn Cooke’s superhero magnum opus set in the DC Universe as the ’50s give way to the ’60s and the human adventurers give way to the Silver Age superheroes. Cooke, an animator by trade, made a quiet impression on the comics fans with Batman: Ego, and a slightly bigger one when he joined Ed Brubaker to relaunch and redefine Catwoman. The New Frontier was by far his [...]
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Alejandro Vasquez Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
Superhero genre enthusiasts take it for granted that continuities often exist on a floating timeline, which is meant to explain why Superman isn't a wrinkly old man after fighting crime and evil for nearly eighty years. Though writers and companies can use this device to stop time from moving forward, it can't stop stories from doing so, meaning they have to reboot every once in a while to keep things from changing too much. The modern trend of increased realism in our comics also often results [...]
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Arqui Himself Oct 28, 2020 - 16:48 PM
Confieso que comencé a leer esta obra en formato digital pero al poco tiempo abandoné, me pareció que merecía ser leída en papel. Finalmente pude terminar su lectura luego de adquirir el hermoso volumen editado por ECC.Es difícil tarea decidir por donde comenzar a comentar esta maravilla que sin duda es “The New Frontier”.Antes que nada me parece acertadísima la idea de Darwyn Cooke de situar la acción en las postrimerías de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Desde siempre me han atraído l [...]
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Absolute DC: The New Frontier By Darwyn Cooke Dave Stewart Jared K. Fletcher Paul Levitz Writer illustrator Darwyn Cooke s critically acclaimed masterpiece DC The New Frontier is celebrated in this oversized Absolute edition featuring new story pages, detailed annotations, alternate sequences and an extensive gallery of sketches, pinups, action figure art and much In the 1950s, Cold War paranoia outlawed the Mystery Men of the Golden Age Stalwarts sucWriter illustrator Darwyn Cooke s critically acclaimed masterpiece DC The New Frontier is celebrated in this oversized Absolute edition featuring new story pages, detailed annotations, alternate sequences and an extensive gallery of sketches, pinups, action figure art and much In the 1950s, Cold War paranoia outlawed the Mystery Men of the Golden Age Stalwarts such as Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman continued to fight for truth and justice, but as the world hurtled toward an uncertain future, it would take a new breed of hero to define the American Way DC The New Frontier takes readers on an epic journey from the end of the Golden Age of heroes to the beginnings of the legendary Justice League of America Darwyn Cooke s most ambitious project yet features the stunning color art of Dave Stewart, an introduction by DC s President and Publisher Paul Levitz, and an afterword by Cooke.

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