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“Justice has a new league” – catchy, right? – this October as DC Comics and IMG will bring their televised esports tournament, ELeague, to the TBS cable channel. “Injustice 2” will be what everybody is fighting about, over and through in the first ELeague Injustice 2 World Championship. TBS will carry featured matches live during […]
Building a plot around gender politics is always going to require a delicate balance. It’s inevitable that an origin story with Wonder Woman is going to have some complication between the secluded women-only island she lives in versus the outer world where, gasp, men live. In the right hands, this can present an interesting, fair […]
Comic book superheroes have never been a stranger to other media. In fact it’s likely that many of us encountered certain heroes by way of cartoons, toys or movies long before we had the chance to read one of their paper outings. My Batman fandom certainly started with repeats of the Adam West show after […]
Entertainment Weekly reports that artist Bernie Wrightson passed away on Saturday from his long battle with brain cancer, according to an announcement his wife gave on his website. He was 68. Wrightson, along with writer Len Wein, co-created the DC Comics character Swamp Thing in House of Secrets #92. A year later, the two worked […]
The LEGO Movie was a surprise hit in 2014, with no one expecting the witty, heartfelt tale laced with political commentary that we got. Who would have expected a film based on a toy line to be so critical of consumer culture? The film’s success led to the swift announcement of sequels and spin offs, […]
DC Comics has released advance solicitations for comics coming February 2017, including the continuation of the Justice League/Power Rangers team-up, the relaunch of the WildStorm world under Warren Ellis’ pen, Rebirth launches of Justice League of America and Batwoman, the kickoff of Super Sons, and more!
DC’s January 2017 solicitations promise team-ups galore with Batman ’66 meeting Wonder Woman ’77 and the Justice League teaming up with the Power Rangers. Meanwhile, the Justice League vs. Suicide Squad event heats up and DC TV gets some love with collectibles.
DC Comics has released advance solicitations for comics slated for release in December 2016, including a new DC Rebirth Holiday Special comic; new #1 issues of a Justice League vs. Suicide Squad series and Supergirl: Being Super; the 100th issue celebration of Astro City; and an action figure 3-pack from The New Batman Adventures episode […]
DC Comics and IDW Publishing joined forces today to announce Batman is crossing over with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. But not just any Batman….the best Batman! Yes, it’s Bruce Timm’s Batman from the original Animated Series. He’s looking for some escaped criminals who have made their way from Gotham to the Turtlefied version of […]
Oh my! George Takei, famous for playing Sulu in the Star Trek franchise and his work for promoting gay rights, will be appearing as a brand new character in Cartoon Network’s new app game Teeny Titans. Based on the Teen Titans Go! animated series, Robin has become addicted to a new figure based collectable battling […]