DC Comics Month-to Month Sales March 2016: Nifty Fifty

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by David Carter Greetings, sales charts fans! It’s time once again to look at DC’s sales figures. This is month that DC released the fiftieth issues for most of the surviving New 52 launch titles (exceptions being Batgirl, Flash, & Justice League, which are running behind…) They celebrated by releasing special Batman v Superman freely-orderable […]

DC Universe accepts “R” rating for Batman: The Killing Joke animated film

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DC Universe announced today they’ve accepted an “R” rating from the MPAA for the upcoming animated release Batman: The Killing Joke.

DC and BOOM! Merge Steed and Mrs. Peel with Batman for a Digital-First Series

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DC has been combining all sorts of strange characters from old television shows with the Batman ’66 Adam West in the publisher’s digital-first offerings on Comixology and later on in print. In the tradition of Green Hornet and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. comes a pairing with The Avengers. No, not those Avengers, Steed and Mrs. Peel […]

It’s official! Ben Affleck will be the first director/star of a Batman film

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To dig into Heidi’s interests a little bit, they have these things in baseball called Player-managers, where one of the stars of the team ends up running the dugout at the same time. Guys like Ty Cobb, Joe Torre, and Frank Robinson had all held this all too uncommon role. I’m not sure why that […]

WonderCon’16: Friday Morning Preview and visit from Mayor Eric Garcetti

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By Nicholas Eskey During the tail end of last year’s Wonder Con, it was announced that the convention which had spent the last three years in Anaheim would instead next be hosted by the city of Los Angeles. The change was for a simple reason; the Anaheim convention center already had another event booked for […]

Podcorn Podcast 03/23/16 — The Black Panther Rises

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Justice League, assemble! At the end of last week, DC Comics announced they had signed exclusive deals with writer Steve Orlando (Midnighter), and artists Doc Shaner (Adventures of Superman) and Jesus Merino (The Flash).  This announcement follows last month’s reveal that the publisher had signed contracts with Tom King (The Vision), Clay Mann (Poison Ivy: Cycle of Life and Death), […]

Telltale Games Batman Details from SXSW 2016

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Just wrapped from the Geek Stage at the South By Southwest 2016 music and arts festival, Telltale Games CEO Kevin Bruner along with members of the studio working on their new Batman series gave some insight as to the developers aim for this new series. The game will be a distinct departure from the typical beat-em-up […]