In June 2016, DC Comics kicked off the start of its Rebirth initiative. After a wave of criticism surrounding the way they have treated their characters’ rich histories since 2011’s New 52 relaunch, DC has decided to rebrand. They hope that by restoring their characters’ pasts, they will restore readers’ faith in them as well. […]
Alex reviews this week’s DC comics, also spotlighting New Super-Man #20!
The big headline from the 2017 box office figures is that the top three films all starred women, something that hasn’t happened in 59 years. The top three films were Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the live action Beauty and the Beast and Wonder Woman, the movie they said couldn’t be made. According to data […]
It’s definitely last minute but a little overnight shipping or heading to your local comics shop/small business might get you some pressies for those picky comics fans. (Note some of these links are affiliate links.) For The Hard Cord Indie Snob: Simon Hanselmann’s limited editions Complete Truth Zone. These comics starring Hanselmann’s usual crew are […]
by Thomas Allen Dreyfuss It’s kind of a weird coincidence that Justice League, the live-action superhero movie and Justice League, the animated television series, both premiered on November 17th. While Warner Bros. Studios has struggled to get the legendary heroes of DC Comics together on the big screen for decades, their animation studio united the […]
With the DC Cinematic Universe, Warner Bros. tried to reverse engineer Marvel’s success. Rather than build each character that makes up the rich tapestry of that world through solo features via the Kevin Feige method, they instead opted to shortcut it through films introducing their heroes (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) and a large […]
The Brave and the Bold was one of the hallmarks of DC’s Silver and Bronze Age lineups. The classic title, which teamed Batman up with a number of different heroes from throughout the DC universe, is one of those concepts that’s always rich with possibility (particularly in how it utilizes the popularity of Batman to […]
The first reactions to the JUSTICE LEAGUE movie are in. Here’s what critics had to say.
The first appearance of a classic character in this new spin on the DCU! In times of strife, you make a choice– either become the predator, or…
friendly folks at ebates*** recently sent over a survey about what people will be dressing up as for Halloween. Although “Sassy Rick Grimes” was not among the costumes, neither was that Donald Trump mask that seemed so funny last year. And dressing up is a bit less popular then in past years, as well: What we […]