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Harley Quinn's Showrunners Discuss Shifting Her Villainy Out of the Joker's Shadow

Harley Quinn is basically everywhere you look today and we’re about to get a fresh new animated incarnation of the DC character. This time it’s strictly for adults, and the creators behind the scenes seem to understand Harley’s unique place in the universe.Read more...
Tags: Interview, Harley Quinn, Dc Universe, The Joker, Birds Of Prey, Patrick Schumacker, Justin Halpern, New York Comic Con, New York Comic Con 2019, Dc Comics, Warner Bros Animation, Dc Entertainment, Animation, Warner Bros, Video, Streaming

Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans Champions One of Superhero Comics' Most Enduring Qualities

Batman. Spider-Man. Superman. Captain America. The Teen Titans. The X-Men. Whoever your superheroic comic star of choice is, odds are they’ve been around for decades and countless creative teams have come and gone in their stories, creating endless versions of characters that have otherwise lived ongoing lives on the…Read more...
Tags: Teen Titans Go Vs Teen Titans, Teen Titans, Teen Titans Go, Dc Entertainment, Warner Bros Animation, Dc Comics, Titans, Animation, Warner Bros, Young Justice

HBO's Watchmen Wants to Dig into the Heart of American Making You Like Cops

The first 15 minutes or so of Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen are some of the most agonizing moments of television this year. They squarely focus on the brutalization of multiple black Americans during the infamous Tulsa race riots—a day when mobs of crazed white people descended upon, attacked, and murdered black…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Hbo, Science, Police, Race, Alan Moore, Dc Comics, America, Racism, Terrorism, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Damon Lindelof, Robert Redford, White Supremacy, Tulsa

What You Need to Know About the Court of Owls, the Potential Foes of the Next Big Batman Game

It’s been a good long time since we last stepped into the world of the excellent Batman: Arkham games, but recently Bat-fans were sent all aflutter by a new teaser for what appears to be the next entry in the series being made by game developer Warner Bros. Montreal. This time, the villain seems to be a foe that …Read more...
Tags: Science, Owls, Video Games, Dc Comics, Explainer, Batman, DC Entertainment, Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Court of Owls, Warner Bros Montreal, Batman Arkham City, Batman Arkham Asylum

The World Might Not Be Ready for Tom King, Mitch Gerads, and Evan Shaner's Strange Adventures

Tom King’s made a name for himself by telling stories about classic white guy heroes who find themselves on the verge of mental collapse as their worlds suddenly become complicated in ways one doesn’t often see in comic books. At this year’s New York Comic Con, the writer announced that Adam Strange will follow in…
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, The Flash, DC Entertainment, Adam Strange, Tom King, New York Comic Con, Black Label, Kami Garcia, Evan Shaner, Mitch Gerads, Joshua Williamson, Mike Mayhew, Tom King Mitch Gerads, Mico Suayan, New York Comic Con 2019

G. Willow Wilson and Nick Robles Will Take the Reins of The Dreaming Next Year

DC’s rebooted corner of the Sandman universe is about to get a new master. Read more...
Tags: Science, Neil Gaiman, Dc Comics, Dc, Sandman, Dream, Vertigo, G Willow Wilson, New York Comic Con, New York Comic Con 2019, The Dreaming, Nick Robles

The Clock Is Ticking in the First Official Teaser for HBO's Watchmen

Who watches the Watchmen? Well, it looks like we all will be soon. Read more...
Tags: Comics, Hbo, Science, Alan Moore, Dc Comics, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Jeremy Irons, Regina King, Graphic Novel, Dave Gibbons, Watchmen

Shazam's Greatest Message Is About Growing From Forgiveness

Billy Batson being an orphan is a central part of his heroic origin story, which factors into the inherent goodness that makes him worthy of becoming Shazam. Golden Age Captain Marvel comics established that even without a traditional nuclear family or the influence of adult role models in his life, Billy was ready to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Shazam, Billy, Billy Batson, Zachary Levi, DCEU, David F Sandberg, Asher Angel

We Just Got Our First Look at Footage of Joaquin Phoenix in DC's Joker

The trailer officially drops tomorrow, but CinemaCon 2019 audiences at the Warner Bros. presentation in Las Vegas just got a first look at footage from Todd Philips’ Joker. io9 is there, and here’s what we saw:Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Las Vegas, Warner Bros, Joaquin Phoenix, DC Entertainment, Joker, Cinemacon, Zazie Beetz, Todd Philips, Cinemacon 2019

Gotham's True Joker Has Just Been Revealed and What the Fuck?

What. What? What.
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Gotham, Fox, Holy Crap Wtf, The Joker, DC Entertainment, Joker

Celebrate Batman's 80th Birthday With Yet Another Screening of the Nolan Trilogy

Batman turns 80 this month, so to celebrate, Warner Bros. is teaming up with IMAX to host a tour of screenings for Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. Which is great! Those films are (mostly) good, and have influenced superhero media greatly. But still, I can’t help but wish the studio had chosen to screen a wider…Read more...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Science, Dc Comics, The Dark Knight, Batman, Dc, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Batman begins, The Dark Knight Rises

How a Batman Book That Never Was Gave Birth to Mister Miracle

Mister Miracle was one of the best comics on shelves last year—but the first reunion between Sheriff of Babylon partners Tom King and Mitch Gerads at DC almost took place much closer to home than that the cosmic Fourth World. It started, as a lot of things at DC Comics do, with the Batman.Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Batman, Dc, DC Entertainment, Babylon, Tom King, Mitch Gerads, Fourth World, Mister Miracle

DC Universe Confirms Superboy's Casting on Titans

We already knew DC Universe’s Titans was getting a second season. And, if you watched the entire finale episode of season one, you already had a very good idea of at least one new character joining the ensemble. Now, it’s confirmed, with a casting announcement for Superboy.Read more...
Tags: Science, Dogs, Superman, Dc Comics, Streaming, DC Entertainment, Titans, DC Universe, Krypto, Superboy, DC Universe 's Titans, Joshua Orpin

David Walker Is Betting on the Power of Black History and a Bold New Self-Publishing Gamble

David Walker is busy. He’s co-writing Naomi, a new high-profile series from DC Comics, along with Brian Michael Bendis and artist Jamal Campbell. He’s also working on Image Comics’ enthusiastically received Bitter Root with co-writer Chuck Brown and artist Sanford Greene. But, despite the fact that the veteran writer…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Crowdfunding, Interview, Dc Comics, Kickstarter, Marvel Comics, Black History Month, David Walker, Naomi, Brian Michael Bendis, Image Comics, Chuck Brown, Nighthawk, The Hated, Sanford Greene

The Dark Knight Returns in These Seriously Cool DC Collectibles From New York Toy Fair

DC Collectibles brought out lots and lots of Batman for this year’s New York Toy Fair. But don’t worry, some other characters got a chance to shine too and there’s a Harley Quinn “statue” you have to see to believe.Read more...
Tags: Video, Science, Dc Comics, Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, Batman, DC Entertainment, Toy Fair, Dc Collectibles, New York Toy Fair, Batman The Animated Series, Toy Fair 2019, DC Collectibles From New York Toy Fair

DC Universe's Doom Patrol Is One for the Weirdos

DC Universe’s Doom Patrol isn’t a show that hates itself—it hates the very concept of idyllic superheroes. A hero’s seeming perfection, good looks, and general amiability are all just distractions, Doom Patrol posits, from what really matters: the fact that being exceptional and extraordinary means that the world is…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Streaming, Diane Guerrero, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Titans, TIMOTHY DALTON, Brendan Fraser, Matt Bomer, Alan Tudyk, DC Universe, Doom Patrol, Joivan Wade, April Bowlby, DC Universe 's Doom Patrol

An Aquaman Spinoff Is Happening Without Any of Aquaman's Stars

James Wan’s Aquaman was such a hit, not only will it get a sequel, even its tertiary characters are getting their own movies. Just not the ones anyone expected.Read more...
Tags: Science, Horror, Dc Comics, Warner Bros, Aquaman, DC Entertainment, James Wan, The Trench, Noah Gardner, Aidan Fitzgerald

Matt Reeves Wants His Standalone Batman Movie to Be About the World's Greatest Detective

Batman’s movie appearances of late have focused on the Dark Knight’s more physical side. He’s is, after all, both vengeance and the night, so we’re kinda just used to Batman stalking through shadows and beating the bat-bejesus out of people. But Matt Reeves’ long-percolating Batman film wants to bring Bruce back to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Ben Affleck, Dc Comics, Batman, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Bruce, Matt Reeves, The Batman

Cyborg's Arrival Brings Some Major Upgrades to Young Justice: Outsiders' Mythos

While Young Justice: Outsiders is building toward a larger plot involving metahuman trafficking and an impending war between Earth and Apokolips, the show’s also incorporating an astonishing amount of classic DC characters into its plot to keep things interesting and somewhat difficult to predict. And one of its…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Earth, Animation, Justice League, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Teen Titans, Cyborg, DC Universe, Warner Bros Animation, TV Bite, Young Justice Outsiders

Harley Quinn Brings Fantabulous Fashion to Birds of Prey Video Introducing Black Canary, Black Mask, Huntress & More

While Warner Bros. upcoming Birds of Prey movie will introduce a number of DC’s formidable heroines like Huntress and Black Canary to the DCEU for the first time, it’ll also feature the return of one Harley Quinn who, judging from the film’s title, might embark upon some sort of redemptive arc. New year, new movie,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Harley Quinn, Huntress, Birds Of Prey, Dc, Warner Bros, Margot Robbie, DC Entertainment, DCEU, Cathy Yan

James Wan Will Only Venture Into Aquaman's Sequel Depths if the Script Is a Pearl

By the end of the weekend, James Wan’s Aquaman will have become the most financially successful superhero movie Warner Brothers and DC have ever produced together—a title previously held by The Dark Knight. That’d be a huge accomplishment for any filmmaker, but for Wan in particular given the studio’s recent pivot to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Warner Bros, Aquaman, DC Entertainment, Warner Brothers, James Wan, Aquaman 2

Brian Bendis and David Walker Talk About How Their Friendship Created DC Comics’ Newest Superhero

For two decades, even after becoming friends, Brian Michael Bendis and David Walker worked in parallel spaces. This week, with the release of their new comic Naomi, the world gets to see what happens when two comics writers with very different backgrounds come together to create a new superhero story.Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Dc Comics, Panel Discussion, David Walker, Naomi, Brian Michael Bendis, Brian Bendis, Second Printing, Jamal Campbell

Gotham's Other Harley Quinn Finally Got Her Due Courtesy of Catwoman

Gotham’s dysfunctional villains have been so interesting to watch develop because the show introduces each of them at various stages in their journeys to becoming part of the classic Batman rogues’ gallery we’re all familiar with. Some characters’ paths have been in line with the traditional comics lore, while others…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Gotham, Fox, Harley Quinn, Batman, DC Entertainment, Catwoman, TV Bite

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Drops Watchmen Fire in Response to Criticism

House Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) won the race for New York’s 14th congressional district by leading with her democratic socialist politics and running on a progressive platform advocating for an increased marginal tax rate on the wealthy and universal healthcare. Much to the surprise of her new…Read more...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, Alan Moore, Dc Comics, House, Vertigo, Watchmen, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Alexandra Ocasio Cortez

‘Aquaman’ Tops ‘Mary Poppins’ in Pre-Christmas Wave of Blockbusters

The film won the weekend while still falling short of the $82 million predicted by analysts at Box Office Pro. Key Insights“Aquaman” brings fresh momentum to the DC Comics’ extended universe, which began with “Man of Steel” in 2013. It was positively reviewed by 64 percent of critics, according to RottenTomatoes.
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Mary Poppins, Box Office Pro Key Insights

The Best and Worst Comics Moments of 2018

One of the upsides to 2018 feeling like a year that was never going to end was that it seemed as if there was an eternity to read comics instead of, say, giving into the existential dread lurking within you. With that in mind, let’s look back at some of the best and worst comics moments that pushed us forward and…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Image, Science, Fantastic Four, Marvel, Dc Comics, Darth Vader, Batman, Saga, Marvel Comics, Year In Review, Spider Man, Doomsday Clock, Exiles, Phoenix Resurrection, Io9 Year In Review

Titans' Conor Leslie on Donna Troy's Relationship With Wonder Woman and the Superhero Team

The title of this week’s episode of DC Universe’s Titans is a dead giveaway of what it’s all about, but there’s much more to “Donna Troy” than the mere introduction of a classic comics heroine.Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Dc Comics, Streaming, Wonder Woman, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Titans, DC Universe, Donna Troy, Conor Leslie

The DC/CW Elseworlds Crossover Gets the Mashup Comic Cover It Deserves

It’s only appropriate that getting Grant Gustin and Stephen Amell into each others costumes—and oh, like, the arrival of Batwoman herself on TV—is marked with its own comic book cover.Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Dc Comics, Cw, DC Entertainment, Stephen Amell, Grant Gustin, Dc Cw Verse, Elseworlds, Amy Reeder

The Everyday Weirdness of Xombi, One of the Most Under-Appreciated Comics Ever Made

In the mid-1990s, David Kim lived in a world where bicycle piranha would secretly feast on chained-up two-wheelers. He fought against incarnations of misdirected rage and rode in elevators where you had to read stories aloud to get to the right floor. He was the main character of Xombi, a comic about an unkillable…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, David Kim, Panel Discussion, Dwayne McDuffie, Milestone Media, Second Printing, Xombi, John Rozum

Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp on Making The Green Lantern Weird as Hell

Hal Jordan’s seen a lot of stuff in his long life as one of the DC cosmos’ intergalactic space cops. But after an epic time fighting interstellar conflicts, Hal’s currently persona non grata among the Green Lanterns—at least until his new series, from Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp, thrusts him back into a wild world.Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Dc Comics, Dc, DC Entertainment, Grant Morrison, Hal, Hal Jordan, Liam Sharp, The Green Lantern

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