Rumors abound that DC Comics’ new “Rebirth” project will reboot its comics continuity yet again, and put an end to the “New 52" era that began in 2011. Although the current DC universe has often been a mess, it has also resulted in some fascinating new directions for its heroes. In case the end is nigh, we’ve looked…
Something strange has happened in the endless war for domination of superhero movies. After years of Marvel ceaselessly kicking DC’s ass, I feel as though DC has suddenly taken the lead, thanks to the fantastic new Suicide Squad trailer and the Wonder Woman movie footage. What is even happening?
Last night, the CW aired a special titled DC Films Presents: Dawn of the Justice League, which gave us our very first look at Wonder Woman. And we saw Diana everywhere in a bunch of different situations.
The Wonder Woman movie is making a pretty bold change to her origin—but this isn’t just another example of DC Comics screwing needlessly with its characters. I’m here to tell you why this particular alteration is a brilliant idea. Spoilers ahead...
It’s been one hell of a year for DC Comics. Sure, they didn’t explode their comic book universe, but the heroes and villains of DC have gone through some big changes. Last week, we caught you up with what’s going on in Marvel’s “All-New” universe, and now, it’s time to catch you up on Superman and pals.
It’s been a remarkable year for comics. Huge publishers like DC and Marvel have rejuvenated their line-ups with tons of amazing books; beyond the big two, there’s been some of the most compelling, challenging material in the industry we’ve seen in years. It was hard to narrow it down, but here’s 20 of 2015’s best.
The 1966 television show Batman oozes charm and insanity in equal measure. Some of that delicious mixture can be found in the hilarious names Batman gives his devices, each helpfully labeled for the benefit of the audience. Because the internet is fabulous, here’s a Twitter account that’s started collecting every…
During Jimmy Kimmel Live, Warner Bros. premiered the newest trailer of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (still its real, long, name). In its three minutes, we see Bruce tell Clark how he feels about Superman. And it’s not a good opinion.
Pop culture is full of weak villains with nonsense origins. And the latest James Bond film, Spectre, was Exhibit A for “villains ruined by ridiculous new backstories.” But it doesn’t have to be this way. Here are 10 villains who actually have origins that make them better and more monstrous.
For over 70 years, Superman has hidden behind a single secret identity: Clark Kent. But now that the comics have re-exposed Clark Kent to the DC universe, the Man of Steel needs a new alter-ego. And so, for the first time in his history, Superman has a new secret persona.
This is strange news. It’s not bad, necessarily, that Warner Bros. has decided to let Pride & Prejudice & Zombies book author and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter novelist and screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith to make his directorial debut with The Flash movie... but it does seem strange.
There’s about a month and a half to go until the night of ghoulish glee that is Halloween—but why wait that long when you could be terrifying the living bejesus out of your neighbors right now with this petrifying replica of the Joker crawling out of your front lawn? This thing is one hell of a Garden Gnome.
I mean, grumpiness is part and parcel of being the Batman. Darkness. No parents. Being called “The Dark Knight” means grumpiness is part of the job. But my god, the look on this figure’s face is so comically brooding that it looks like Batman’s just having the biggest sulk of his life.
“The kids love the Batman! They love the gears and the steams and the punkiness! They also love mashing things together!”—someone, somewhere at Square-Enix, before deciding to unleash this wonderfully insane action figure onto the general populace.
Next year will be a pretty big year for DC, as Batman v Superman marks their first tentative foray into a new cinematic universe. That means merchandise out the wazoo—and not just movie stuff. DC collectibles would like to remind you where the movie all started, with two figures from The Dark Knight Returns.
DC dazzled Comic-Con with a humongous trailer for Batman v Superman, filled with superheroic action, our first look at Wonder Woman and Lex Luthor in action, and much more—but there were also plenty of little clues and hints about the movie woven in. Join us as we take a deep dive and break the trailer down for you!…
Wonder Woman! Lex Luthor! Kryptonite! A Robin uniform hanging in the Batcave? Strange soldiers with Superman’s “S” symbol?! A WWII-looking Batman!?! This new Batman V. Superman footage comes straight from Comic-Con, and you’re just going to have to see it for yourself.
Warner Bros. will be presenting a lot of movies in Hall H on Saturday morning at San Diego Comic-Con, but fans didn’t camp out 30 hours for The Man From U.N.C.L.E. They want to see Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and I’m live-blogging all the fantastic details and surprises.
DC have unveiled a whole host of new action figures at Comic-Con. Want to see what’s coming to your Toy shelf over the next few months? Here’s a breakdown of all the new toys coming from the world of DC.