Ben Affleck will play Batman at least two more times

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Did you enjoy Batfleck? I did and I hope you did too, because guess what? He’s contracted for a couple of more features with the studio, Sadfleck or not. In a report at THR, the outlet spoke with William Morris Endeavor’s CEO’s Ari Emanuel and Patrick Whitesell, here’s what they had to say on the […]

“I love this world but there’s something missing” – DC gets back into its comfort zone with Rebirth

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In his video introducing DC’s Rebirth publishing plan, Geoff Johns calls it a “third rebirth” for DC. At first I thought this referred to the original DC, Silver age Flash and…something else? But he was actually referring to reimagining Green Lantern and the Flash characters with better, more motivated origins. Perhaps more accurately, from an external viewpoint, its the third rebirth of DC in the Diane Nelson era, following the New 52, DCYou and now a new line based on core characters. Or as he put it, in the video’s most quoted line, “It’s not just an event, it’s a mission for us.”

ComicsPRO: Geoff Johns speaks out about #Rebirth, leaving Justice League with Issue 50

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In an announcement video that will be shown at this afternoon’s ComicsPro presentation, CBR has shared a video and interview with DC Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns giving some details about the publisher’s Rebirth initiative. Additionally, in an interview with the site, Johns has announced that he will be stepping down from Justice League with […]

Rumor: The Red Hood to take center-stage in Ben Affleck’s solo Batman film?

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According to the folks at JoBlo, they’re hearing from their sources that the still not yet actually announced solo Batman film (that is reportedly co-written by Ben Affleck and Geoff Johns, with Affleck in place to direct), will center on The Red Hood: The basic plotline of Affleck’s solo Batfilm is that Jason Todd has […]

New Black Lightning Archive: DC, Tony Isabella Reconcile

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“Dogs and cats, living together!” – that’s what immediately popped into my mind yesterday when I read Tony Isabella praising DC on Facebook for how it was treating him in regard to Black Lightning.

Ben Affleck will direct the new solo Batman feature, Geoff Johns to co-write

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In news that will surely be discussed at some length this Saturday at Warner Bros’ expected to be massive Hall H panel, it has been reported that Ben Affleck will become the first Batman actor to write and direct the feature in which he is starring. As a long time fan of his Best Picture-winning […]

Wait ‘Til You See The Graphic Novels DC Has Planned for Spring and Summer 2015!

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149 titles!   Geoff Johns!  John Byrne!  Colleen Doran!  Geoff Johns!  Harley Quinn!  And “The End” of Fables.  (Well, until they do an annotated edition in 2017…) I’ve highlighted the titles I found interesting.  What excites you?  Bores you?  Makes you wonder, “WTF…?” Click on the title links for more information.  I’ve also placed a […]

ONE AND DONE: Up, Up, and Away?

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Keeping up with comics is ridiculously expensive if you want to keep up with a number of titles that come out every month. Not everyone can do that–I definitely can’t. So welcome to One and Done, a weekly column where I go to a comics shop and try to find one good book that’s worth […]

Geoff Johns and John Romita Jr. taking over Superman this summer

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Via their DC ALl Access video series DC has confirmed that the new team on Superman will be writer Geoff Johns and artist John Romita Jr. You may recall that last summer JRjr went on something of a charm campaign, basically telling everyone he was available, now that his Marvel contract was over. DC has […]