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Kevin Conroy's Giving Batman: The Adventure a Familiar Voice

Paul Dini, Alan Burnett, and Ty Templeton’s Batman: The Adventures Continue digital-first series is breathing new life into the Batman: The Animated Series continuity by puling a number of classic characters from DC’s comics into the story that never made it into the television show. Everything about the comic’s tone…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Batman, Dc, Kevin Conroy, Ty Templeton, Alan Burnett, Paul Dini, Batman The Animated Series, Batman The Adventures Continue, Paul Dini Alan Burnett

Harley Quinn's Showrunner on Romance, Catwoman, and Underwater Musicals in Season 2

Harley Quinn’s second season is bringing some big changes to Gotham City that are set to push its entire cast of heroes and villains to grow and change in fascinating ways. But co-showrunner Patrick Schumacker wants everyone to understand that what Harley and the gang are going through isn’t exactly turning them into…Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Dc Comics, Animation, Streaming, Harley Quinn, Gotham City, Batman, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Catwoman, Harley, Sarah Peters, DC Universe, Warner Bros Animation, Patrick Schumacker

The Coronavirus Outbreak Has Put the Comics Industry Between a Rock and a Hard Place

More and more comic book stores across the United States are having to close their doors because of the ongoing covid-19 outbreak—whether that’s due to state restrictions or an actual lack of new product. One of the biggest questions looming has been what, if any, steps publishers and distributors like Diamond might…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Shopping, Marvel, Dc Comics, Economy, Diamond, Public Health, United States, Marvel Comics, DC Entertainment, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2

DC Kids Camp Wants to Inspire Young Readers to Become Creators

With more and more schools across the world mandating that students of all ages stay home amid the ongoing covid-19 epidemic, many parents are finding themselves having to find activities to occupy their children’s time. With that in mind, DC Comics has just launched DC Kids Camp, a series of fun courses to inspire…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Artists, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Gene Luen Yang, Minh Le, Brittney Williams, Coronavirus, Kirk Scroggs, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Dc Kids Camp

Sam Witwer on His DC Universe RPG and GMing While Social Distancing

Thanks to shows like Critical Role, The Adventure Zone, and Queens of Adventure, it’s more popular than ever to watch others play tabletop roleplaying games. DC Universe has now gotten into the game with DC Universe All Star Games, based on a classic 1980s DC RPG, and io9 spoke with Game Master Sam Witwer (Star Wars:…Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Dc Comics, Queens, Streaming, Warner Bros, Board Games, DC Entertainment, RPG, Tabletop Games, Freddie Prinze Jr, DC Universe, Sam Witwer, Vanessa Marshall, DC Universe All Star Games

John Constantine hates his hipster replacement in this Hellblazer exclusive

The true John Constantine disappeared for a while as a superhero-friendly version of the character entered the main DC Universe. While that iteration still exists in books like Justice League Dark, the original Constantine has returned in all his messy glory in the new John Constantine: Hellblazer series. Written by …Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Dc Comics, Constantine, John Constantine, Jordie Bellaire, Simon Spurrier, Comic Previews, John Constantine Hellblazer, Matias Bergara, Aditya Bidikar

Stargirl's Latest Promo Wants You to Laugh and Think About the Justice Society of America

As more of DC Comics’ superheroes like Stargirl make their way onto the small screen, Warner Bros. is getting to the important business of...trying to carve out new thematic spaces for each of its series to exist in. The Arrowverse has it covered in terms of straight-up comic wildness, and DC Universe’s Titans, Doom…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Streaming, Warner Bros, Joel Mchale, Luke Wilson, DC Entertainment, Brec Bassinger, DC Universe, Justice Society of America, StarGirl

CW's New Stargirl Trailer Has Superheroics With a Teen Drama Vibe

The heroine with the glowing gold staff is ready for action. And also high school. Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Warner Bros, Joel Mchale, Luke Wilson, Cw, DC Entertainment, Geoff Johns, Brec Bassinger, StarGirl

Coronavirus Isn't Stopping San Diego Comic-Con and Next Month's WonderCon, For Now

Coronavirus has been declared a pandemic. Schools are canceling in-person classes, theme parks around the world are closing their doors, and several major events have been called off. Some folks are wondering what this means for the biggest comic convention of the year, San Diego Comic-Con, as well as next month’s…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, California, Disney, Dc Comics, Public Health, San Diego, Conventions, BOOM Studios, Funko, San Diego Comic Con, Funimation, Wondercon, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Comic Con 2020

DC's Three Jokers Comic Will Revisit Batgirl and Red Hood's Most Devastating Traumas

Both A Death in the Family and Batman: The Killing Joke are infamous for featuring stories in which the Joker waged war against the Dark Knight by targeting other members of Bat-Family, like Jason Todd and Barbara Gordon, in ways that left them brutalized. Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Batgirl, Brad Anderson, Batman, The Joker, DC Entertainment, Barbara Gordon, Geoff Johns, Jason Todd, Red Hood, Jason Fabok, The Killing Joke, Batman A Death In The Family, Three Jokers

Hot Damn, Look at The Batman's New Ride

You’ve seen , but who would the Dark Knight be without a fancy set of wheels to prowl Gotham’s streets in?Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Gotham, Robert Pattinson, Batman, Warner Bros, Batmobile, DC Entertainment, New Ride, Matt Reeves, The Batman, DCEU

One of the Very Best Batman Movies Gets a Worthy, Gorgeous Poster

Everyone’s always arguing about Batman. Who played him best? Whose costume was the best? Who had the most supple Bat-lips? It never ends. Then, of course, there’s the debate over which Batman movie is the best. Is it The Dark Knight? The 1989 Tim Burton version? The 1966 Adam West film?Read more...
Tags: Science, Tim Burton, Dc Comics, Batman, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Adam West, Grey Matter Art, Batman Mask Of The Phantasm, Batman The Animated Series, Bruce Yan

Black Lightning Has Been Slowly But Surely Putting Together DC's Outsiders

Even before the events of Crisis on Infinite Earths, Black Lightning’s third season was quickly transforming the city of Freeland into ground zero for a conflict with the nation of Markovia. The city’s growing population of empowered metahumans and the researchers studying their evolution made it Markovia’s prime…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Dc Comics, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Freeland, Nafessa Williams, Black Lightning, Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, The Outsiders, Christine Adams, Dc Cw Verse, Markovia, Infinite Earths Black Lightning, Markovia The city

The Team Behind Gotham's New Fairy Tale Anthology Tells Us Why Damian Wayne Is the Perfect Pinocchio

Being raised from birth as a lethal assassin by your mom’s cabal of sinister killers and having Batman as your dad is enough for any kid to handle. But in DC’s latest young adult graphic novel, Damian Wayne imagines a new life for himself: the starring role in his very own retelling of Pinocchio. Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Dc Comics, Gotham, Batman, Dc, Exclusive, Fairy Tales, Preview, DC Entertainment, Folklore, Dustin Nguyen, Pinocchio, Damian Wayne, Derek Fridolfs, Batman Tales Once Upon A Crime

The Cast of Birds of Prey on the Balance of Bringing Their Comic Counterparts to Life

Birds of Prey’s colorful aesthetic is ripped right out of the world of comics, but the tack the movie takes with its comic book characters treads a fine line between respecting decades worth of stories and, in some cases, bringing new takes to the table. It was an opportunity that, for its stars, meant a chance to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Dc Comics, Birds Of Prey, Warner Bros, Exclusive, Rosie Perez, Margot Robbie, DC Entertainment, Chris Messina, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett Bell, Ella Jay Basco

Batman's Latest Scribe on Telling New Stories With One of DC's Oldest Heroes

There are more comics for more people than ever before, but for better or worse, the mainstays aren’t going anywhere. Best known for his work on Batman over at DC Comics, James Tynion IV is very cognizant of how the cycle of comics operates. He knows there’s an art to telling stories that have already been told, and …Read more...
Tags: Video, Science, Interview, Dc Comics, Wonder Woman, Lgbtq, Batman, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, New York Comic Con, Representation, New York Comic Con 2019, James Tynion Iv, DC Comics James Tynion IV

Birds of Prey's Sue Kroll on Why DC Moved to Standalone Movies, and the Vital Role of Margot Robbie

After years of attempting to chase after the successes of Marvel Studios with an all-in, all-connected cinematic universe, at this point it seems Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are willing to admit the rush to an interconnected movie slate was not its particular strength. But in acknowledging that, the studio has…Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Dc Comics, Birds Of Prey, Warner Bros, Exclusive, Margot Robbie, Marvel Studios, DC Entertainment, Sue Kroll

Birds of Prey Is a Colorful, Explosive Comic Book Extravaganza

Birds of Prey is not a Suicide Squad sequel. It is not DC and Warner Bros.’ follow up to Joker. It’s really not even particularly a comic book superhero movie, outside of the fact that it stars comic characters. Hell, depending on your point of view, whether or not it’s a Birds of Prey movie might be an argument. But…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Harley Quinn, Black Canary, Huntress, Birds Of Prey, Dc, Warner Bros, Rosie Perez, Margot Robbie, Ewan McGregor, DC Entertainment, Chris Messina, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett Bell, Cathy Yan

Why the Birds of Prey Are Finally Taking Flight

DC Entertainment is about to achieve something that Marvel Studios hasn’t. When Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) opens on February 7, it will be the first comic book movie starring an all-female superteam. And assuming the CW picks up the Arrow spinoff and Birds of Prey-inspired …Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Black Canary, Huntress, Birds Of Prey, Warner Bros, Cw, Marvel Studios, DC Entertainment, Oracle, Cassandra Cain, Renee Montoya, Green Arrow and the Canaries

The First Reactions to Birds of Prey Praise Its High-Energy Action and Fun Characters

Birds of Prey doesn’t open for another week and a half, but critics who got an early peek at the much-anticipated adventures of the fantabulous Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) and company are taking to social media to share their first impressions. We’ve rounded up a batch of them up for your convenience!Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Birds Of Prey, Warner Bros, Margot Robbie, DC Entertainment, Harley Quinn Margot Robbie, Christina Hodson, Cathy Yan

Harley Quinn Is Absolutely Nailing How Hard Getting Over Bad Breakups Can Be

Having broken up with the Joker in the first episode of her new DC Universe series, Harley Quinn’s been spending her time in Gotham bonding with Poison Ivy and getting together a crew of criminals in order to make a go at becoming a member of the Legion of Doom. Harley’s all too ready to grow beyond her past with the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Relationships, Dc Comics, Gotham, Animation, Streaming, Harley Quinn, Batman, Warner Bros, Domestic Abuse, The Joker, DC Entertainment, Harley, DC Universe, Poison Ivy

All the Awesome New Comics to Add to Your Pull List in 2020

A new year, a new decade—one that’s bringing with it oodles of books, movies, and TV shows to look forward to. But you need something to read in between looking all those things, right? So thank goodness the first few months of the year are jam-packed with amazing new comic series kicking off—here are our picks for…Read more...
Tags: Image, Science, Marvel, Dc Comics, IDW, Archie Comics, BOOM Studios, Valiant, Dark Horse, Aftershock Comics, Io9 2020 Preview, 2020 Preview

How Should the CW's Crisis on Infinite Earths End?

The beginning of the end begins again when the CW’s Crisis on Infinite Earths returns tonight. The remaining two episodes (of Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow, respectively) will conclude the epic miniseries—but what happens next? What will the Arrowverse look like after its ultimate miniseries event is finally over? And…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Batwoman, Warner Bros, Cw, The Flash, Arrow, DC Entertainment, Legends Of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Black Lightning, Dc Cw Verse, Crisis On Infinite Earths

Todd Philips Thinks It’s Joker’s Themes, Not the Character, That Made It a Hit

One of the most mindbogglingly strange things about Todd Phillips’ Joker is how unfunny the movie’s titular clown criminal is, something that’s in rather stark contrast with the character’s depiction in other media. The Joker’s a deranged mass murderer, yes, but he’s always been able to crack a legitimate joke here…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Dc Comics, Bruce Wayne, Batman, Warner Bros, The Joker, DC Entertainment, Joker, Todd Phillips, Todd Philips

Watchmen's Season Finale Was a Devastating Goodbye and a Beautiful Hello

How does a first (and perhaps final) season of television like Watchmen’s come to an end? With beauty, grace, batshit comic book plot twists, and a reminder that nothing ever ends even when it seems as if everything’s drawing to a close.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Alan Moore, Dc Comics, Supervillains, Superheroes, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Damon Lindelof, TV Recap, Jeremy Irons, Regina King, Dave Gibbons, Jean Smart, Watchmen, Hong Chau

Our Favorite Comics of 2019

Another year has come to an end, and we wouldn’t have gotten here without some pretty incredible comics to read along the way. We’ve had new dawns and final ends, epic sagas and intimate tales, serious drama and serious silliness. But above all, we’ve had some serious fun—and these series are the ones we had the most…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Dc Comics, Marvel Comics, Year In Review, Image Comics, IDW, BOOM Studios, Dark Horse, Io9 Year In Review, United Media, 2019 Year In Review, Aftershock Comics

Harley Quinn's Showrunners Discuss Mining the Mundane Aspects of Supervillainy for Comedy

DC Universe’s very adult Harley Quinn animated series is almost here and we’re so ready for it. But Harleen isn’t the only DC Comics character set to get wild. Are you ready to see what the Legion of Doom’s breakroom is like?Read more...
Tags: Video, Science, Interview, Dc Comics, Animation, Streaming, Harley Quinn, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, New York Comic Con, DC Universe, Powerless, Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker, Harleen, New York Comic Con 2019

Sure Seems Like One of Watchmen's KKK Villains Is Donald Trump's Father

This week’s episode of Watchmen told the story of Hooded Justice, the first American masked vigilante. It detailed how he ushered in an era of superheroes by dedicating himself to an ongoing crusade to rid New York City of the Cyclops, an organization of KKK members plotting to sow chaos amongst the city’s black…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Police, New York City, Race, Alan Moore, Dc Comics, Racism, Kkk, White People, Warner Bros, Donald Trump, DC Entertainment, Damon Lindelof, Fred Trump, Dave Gibbons

Watchmen's Nicole Kassell Opens Up About Paying Homage and Breaking Free From the Comics

Watchmen became a different kind of show following Agent Laurie Blake’s introduction earlier this season, but after this week’s episode , the show has transformed once again. Despite the series’ shifts into new forms, executive producer Nicole Kassell recently explained to us that as wild as things have become for…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Interview, Alan Moore, Dc Comics, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Damon Lindelof, Dave Gibbons, Watchmen, Nicole Kassell, Laurie Blake, Angela Abar, Hooded Justice, Wil Reeves

Stranger Things Writer Jody Houser Tells Us the One Thing She Wasn't Allowed to Use in the Comics

Harley Quinn is having a renaissance moment, thanks to the DC Universe animated series and the upcoming Birds of Prey film starring Margot Robbie. But Harley continues to cut her teeth in comic books, and writer Jody Houser is more than happy to come along for the ride.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Video, Science, Interview, Marvel, Dc Comics, Netflix, Streaming, Harley Quinn, Birds Of Prey, Marvel Comics, DC Entertainment, Stranger Things, New York Comic Con, Jody Houser, Harley Quinn Poison Ivy

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