DC Reborn– Week Two: Reviewing ACTION COMICS, AQUAMAN, DETECTIVE COMICS, FLASH, & WONDER WOMAN

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The world has been reborn. Last week’s release of DC Universe: Rebirth #1 kicked off a new era of storytelling for the publisher.  The house that gave us Batman and Superman is looking to make up for the mistakes of the New 52 canonical reboot, reinstating old plot points that were erased from their timeline and even bringing back […]

Jeff Nichols discusses passing on AQUAMAN

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Whenever the team behind the upcoming slate of DC focused films pops up in interviews, one of the go-to talking points centers on the idea of taking a filmmaker-centered approach with each of these properties. The insinuation being that their competitors at Marvel Studios do the opposite, despite their best efforts at genre riffing. Admittedly, […]

The Beat’s Weekly Toy Review!

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By: Nicholas Eskey Every week, companies announce new, nerdy toys that threaten to drain our bank accounts and fill every spare inch on our shelves. To help you decide what is buy-worthy, we have decided to dedicate ourselves to highlighting the best of the best. Welcome to the new weekly toy preview! Without further stalling, […]

Amber Heard in talks to join JUSTICE LEAGUE as Mera

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In a report surfacing at THR today, Amber Heard, last seen in Magic Mike XXL and The Danish Girl, has entered into negotiations to play Mera opposite Jason Momoa’s Aquaman in both Zack Snyder’s Justice League and James Wan’s Aquaman. Mera, the Queen of Atlantis, is probably the casting that Aquaman fans are most anxious about, so […]

New teams for Teen Titans, Aquaman and New Suicide Squad announced

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Well, the DC solicits don’t go live for another hour or so, but DC is giving us a sneak peek at some of the new teams…mostly veteran creators, with new teams for NEW SUICIDE SQUAD, AQUAMAN, and TEEN TITANS starting in February 
 Kicking things off, NEW SUICIDE SQUAD #17 will be written by Tim Seeley […]