Somewhere during a four-decade career in editing and scripting comics, Christopher Priest found himself categorized as a “black writer,” despite having written Batman, Spider-Man, and other icons. He drifted away from the industry out of frustration, leaving fans of his incisive approach all the poorer. He’s back now,…
Plus even more rumors about a major death in Civil War. A familiar Force Awakens rumor re-emerges for Episode VIII. Arrow’s producer reveals that there could be big movie plans for Deathstroke. Plus, Game of Thrones casting, and the opening scenes from X-Files’ upcoming season finale. Spoilers now!
When there’s a movie as big as Batman v Superman on the way, all sorts of wild and wonderful rumors make their way onto the web. Who’s in it? Who are the villains? Are there other superhero cameos? Then there’s the absolute crazy ones, like this: What if Ben Affleck’s Batman... wasn’t really Batman at all?
There’s big changes coming to the world of DC as the New 52 era finally comes to a close. Last week we got a glimpse of what was to come with the new, heavily armored Batman, and now 10 more preview comics have been released, teasing the futures of Superman, Aquaman’s new costume and more.
The two big comic companies have a ton of characters who basically occupy the same space. Two Kings of Atlantis. Two fast-running guys. A few stretchy guys. But which characters are equally awesome in either version? And which pair would you want to team up?
Oliver Queen has many good qualities - strength, aim, the ability to seduce foxy evil ladies. But we all know that his brain is the equivalent of a bunch of earthworms tied in a knot, and he feels the consequences of that in this episode, entitled "Deathstroke."
At last, the villain we've been anticipating since he was just an Easter Egg on the first episode arrives. And he is not the way we pictured him. But he's slam bang in the middle of an episode with some good character moments, and an ending that leaves us wondering about my favorite couple.
Courtesy of DC Comics, here's an exclusive sneak peek at next week's issue of Deathstroke, which features the interstellar mercenary Lobo and ex-X-Force illustrator Rob Liefeld on artwork and scripts. This issue hits stores on Wednesday, July 11 — here's the rundown:
Superhero romance is a bit like unstable nitroglycerine, in that A.) it's very rarely handled well; and B.) it often blows up in everybody's face. Here are ten times your favorite crime-stoppers experienced relationship foibles mere mortals like you and I can barely comprehend. Remember when Superman made an adult…
We're into the second week of the DC relaunch! In these offerings, the DC Universe's supporting cast won the day.
Because the show's going on holiday hiatus until January 28, Friday's Smallville — "Icarus" — pulled out all of the stops by cramming a half-dozen Very Important Events into 60 minutes. It wasn't exactly cogent storytelling, but it wasn't boring.
Friday's Smallville — "Patriot" — was a heaping platter of hammy political metaphors, illegally tortured beefcake, and Atlantean cheesecake. Also, Michael Hogan dons the eyepatch again as General Slade Wilson, and Aquaman blew up
an oil rig a superhuman prison.
This morning's batch of spoilers includes yet another bunch of hints for the new Star Trek movie, which continues to sound more and more like a cheese-fest. There's also spoilers (and delusional theories) for Lost, new photos from Iron Man, and a behind-the-scenes video of the filming of X-Files 2. Click through to…