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Tag: DC Comics

‘Swamp Thing’ Advanced Review

*This is a spoiler-free advance review of episodes one and two of DC Universe’s Swamp Thing* Regardless of what one may think of DC’s streaming service, it does offer creators an outlet to tell more experimental stories using established characters. This was best seen in the meta-fictional and quirky stories being told in Doom Patrol, ...

Tom King Leaving Batman By Year’s End

Earlier today, an article on the website Bleeding Cool put forth a rumor that comics writer Tom King was being forced to exit DC Comics' Batman title after issue 85, rather than his intended exit point of issue 105. Since then, pop-culture site CBR has confirmed King's departure from the core Batman title by the ...

Robert Pattinson in Talks to Play ‘The Batman’ for Matt Reeves’ Solo Film

The day has finally arrived. The new Batman is here ladies and gentleman. Robert Pattinson is in negotiations to play Bruce Wayne/Batman, according to Variety. Matt Reeves’ forthcoming superhero film will hit theaters June 25, 2021. While sources indicate it’s not yet a done deal, Pattinson is the top choice and it’s expected to close ...

‘Deathstroke’ Animated Series in Development at CW Seed

DC's terminator is returning to the world of animation. During the CW upfront presentation today, CW President Mark Pedowitz unveiled two upcoming series for CW Seed, animated series Deathstroke, centered on the DC anti-hero, and The Pledge, which comes from the producers of the Saw horror franchise. The series is the third animated DC show to debut on the streaming ...

Neal Adams to Write and Draw Six Issue Miniseries ‘Batman vs. Ra’s al Ghul’

Neal Adams, the artist who first drew the legendary Batman villain Ra's al Ghul, will return to the character this summer in a new, six-issue miniseries titled Batman vs. Ra's al Ghul. DC confirmed that Adams will write and draw the series. The miniseries, which chronicles Ra's' return from the dead, will be set in-continuity ...

Michael Rooker in Talks to Play King Shark in James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’

James Gunn is looking to familiar faces to round out the main cast of his highly anticipated sequel, The Suicide Squad. A new report from the Wrap says that Michael Rooker is in talks to play King Shark in The Suicide Squad, reteaming the actor with Gunn after his role acclaimed role as Yondu in the Guardians Of The Galaxy movies. The script comes ...

PSA: You Don’t Need to Ridicule Other Films When Praising ‘Avengers: Endgame’

There has never been a film quite like Avengers Endgame. As the 22nd chapter in this 11-year story, the film manages to successfully bring several of our favourite characters’ stories to a close while also setting up a bright but mysterious future. Upon its debut, Endgame earned great critical acclaim and broke several box office ...

‘Ant-Man’ Actor David Dastmalchian Joins James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’

The Polka-Dot-Man is coming to the DCEU. James Gunn's highly anticipated sequel to the 2016 smash-hit Suicide Squad has finally begun to round out its main cast and its latest new addition comes from another comic book movie universe. Ant-Man actor David Dastmalchian is headed over to the DC universe. THR reported that Dastmalchian has ...

WB Filing Copyright Claim Over Donald Trump’s ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Campaign Video

"Why do we fall sir? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up" Warner Bros. Pictures is set to take (or possible has already taken) legal action against a video posted on Twitter by President Donald Trump as part of his 2020 reelection campaign.  You read that right. WB is filing a copyright claim ...

Detective Comics #1000 Review

This review will cover every story in Detective Comics #1000. After the individual story review, there is some brief comments on the comic as a whole. Let's dive in. ‘Batman’s Longest Case’ By: Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo After an epic five-year run-on Batman, it makes sense to include Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, whose ...

DC Unveils First ‘Joker,’ ‘Birds of Prey,’ and ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Footage at CinemaCon

If there is one convention DC Comics own every year, it's CinemaCon. 2019 and 2020 will be two of the most diverse years for the superhero movie genre, thanks in part to the wide variety of DC Comics films hitting the big screen. Films like Todd Phillips' Joker, Cathy Yen's Birds of Prey (and the ...

‘Shazam!’ Film Review

Shazam! provides with a mixed bag of irresistible goodies and fun we have not seen in a superhero movie for a long time. It can be argued that the DCEU has had a rather low level of standards and expectations in its superhero film adaptations over its course. Shazam! has effectively turned a corner on ...

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