Counterpoint: Powerless Has Laughs and Some Serious Comic Knowledge, Too

I was skeptical about Powerless when I first heard about it, not the least of which because it sounded like a rip-off of Damage Control, created by the late, beloved Dwayne McDuffie. Plus, Katharine didn’t much seem to care for the pilot. But after watching the first episode of the upcoming NBC series myself, I was…

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The Wonder Woman Movie Was Written by Zack Snyder, Allan Heinberg, and Geoff Johns 

This is bizarre news. Not just because Wonder Woman has wrapped production and we’ve only just learned who wrote the script Patty Jenkins shot, but because what many assumed would be a DC movie out of the direct hands of Zack Snyder’s involvement is in fact very much connected with the filmmaker.

Stephen Amell Says 'Flashpoint' May Affect Arrow, or Not, Who the Hell Knows, Really

One of the biggest questions about the DC/CW universe of shows is whether the Flash, when he ended his second season by saving his mom in the past and rewriting the timeline, would also have changed the timelines of Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow. Yesterday, Stephen Amell suddenly declared that it would. Then he…

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Three Reasons Why DC's TV Universe Is Better Than Marvel's

Look. Arrow may be in a bit of a slump, The Flash may have made a few questionable decisions, and maybe Legends of Tomorrow was a little goofy for your taste. But it’s worth taking a moment to remember that these DC superhero shows—along with Supergirl—are giving us some of TV’s most absurdly awesome moments. Case in…

Turns Out Jena Malone's Batman v Superman Role Didn't Need All That Secrecy

For ages, Jena Malone’s role in Batman v Superman has been the source of fevered rumors and speculation. Most, including ourselves, had pinned her down as Barbara Gordon, the alter-ego of Batgirl. Turns out that not only were we wrong, Malone’s character is an even more obscure comics reference than anyone could’ve…

DC Comics' Injustice Is the Best Evil Superman Story of All Time

It’s E3 2016, and that means new video games are being announced left right and center—like a new sequel to the DC Comics brawler Injustice: Gods Among Us, which told an alternative tale of Superman gone bad. The game inspired a comic tie-in of the same name, and—against all the odds—it’s been one of DC’s best, most…