In an interview with Blastr, DC Comics Chief Creative Office Geoff Johns revealed the conclusion to a controversial narrative thread that has weaved throughout the publisher’s stories for the last year. Doomsday Clock, a new event book written by Johns, drawn by Gary Frank, and colored by Brad Anderson, will see the greatest DC Universe heroes collide with […]
The strange tale of the Shazam! feature film continues. A project that’s been in development since I was younger and sprier, Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock has been attached to it since 2008, when Get Smart director Peter Segal was set to get behind the camera. In 2014, after years of development hell, Johnson confirmed […]
Just before Green Lantern was released in 2011, it was seen as the WB/DC answer to Iron Man: a high-powered superhero, starring a likable and funny lead, that could launch an entire cinematic universe. Then the movie came out, and it was so poorly received, that it seems like the studio has been reacting to […]
For the sixth year in a row, The Beat is proud to present the Comics Industry Person of the Year, as chosen by voters in our annual creator survey: Gene Luen Yang. The the Team of the year: Rep. John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell.
The year is only a few hours old and the first sign of the apocalypse has already been fired for 2017. In a tweet series at midnight, DC President/CCO and DC Films co-head, Geoff Johns announced a few things to look forward to: 5) More #DCTV @CW_TheFlash @CW_Arrow @Gotham @TheCW_Legends @LuciferonFOX @TheCWSupergirl and many […]
It was quite a gathering of comics talent for last night’s Suicide Squad premiere in New York. The crew gathered for the above photo before hand, including many creators who had a hand in various characters from the film. From left to right: Geoff Johns, Jimmy Palmiotti, Misty Lee (in the back), Amanda Conner (wearing […]
No sooner do I run a DC masthead then I have to upgrade it again, as it seems that Geoff Johns has been promoted to President & Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment, up from merely CCO, a promotion which took place a few months back when he also became co-head of DC Films. According […]
The studio tosses a curveball regarding next year’s release
The studios unveils new concept art featured on the digital release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Alex Lu and Kyle Pinion dig into the first week of DC’s Rebirth #1s to tell you which books break new ground and which stay mired in DC’s troubled past.