Smile! All You Need to Know About The Joker Before You Watch the Movie

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
In anticipation of the October 4th release of the Warner Bros. film, "Joker," this post covers five facts about the DC Comics agent of chaos.

"Pennyworth" is Worth a Watch

Column by BH Shepherd
A critical look at the DC prequel series about Batman's butler, Alfred Pennyworth.

Comics And Comics Movies Need Good Villains

Column by Peter Derk April 14, 2017
Where have all the villains gone?

The DC Cinematic Universe: "Pregnant Moments" and Shallow Adaptations

Column by Bart Bishop
A look at the DC iconography that inspired the movie adaptations, the result being a surface-level approach.
Batfleck Writes Batscript

Batfleck Writes Batscript

News by Peter Derk April 1, 2016
Did Batman V. Superman leave you wanting? As usual, Batman's got a contingency plan.

6 Mainstream Comic Book Characters as Written by Non-Comic Book Authors

Column by Bart Bishop
A look at six different authors not known for writing Marvel and DC characters tackling them in novel form.

Batman vs. Superman: 7 Classic Clashes

Column by BH Shepherd
A list of some of the most memorable showdowns between the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel.

Does the Dark Knight Celebrate Christmas? Five Yuletide Batman Adventures

Column by Bart Bishop December 15, 2015
A look at the modern comic book Batman's experiences with Christmas and how he and Bruce Wayne respond differently to it.
Batman Meets TMNT

Street Fighter Meets G.I.Joe, TMNT Meet Batman, And Other New, Launching Comics

News by Peter Derk July 14, 2015
Highlights from new comics announced at San Diego Comic Con. Time travel, pizza, and space knights abound!
Dark Knight Strikes Again And Again And Again

Dark Knight Strikes Again And Again And Again

News by Peter Derk
Frank Miller and DC Comics have announced a third entry in Miller's Dark Knight series.

The Pleasures Of Writing At Night

Column by Peter Derk October 24, 2014
Detailing the pleasures specific to writing at night.

Culling The Classics: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

Column by Brian McGackin July 29, 2014
Sifting through history, one classic at a time.

Who Is The Winter Soldier?

Column by BH Shepherd
An intro to the next villain Captain America will face at the movies--the Winter Soldier.
Writer Announced For Third Wolverine, Goyer on Fan Expectation

Comic Movie Roundup: Writer Announced For Third Wolverine, Goyer on Fan Expectations, and Superhero Casting

News by Peter Derk March 26, 2014
What do writers have to say about Batman Vs Superman and the lameness of Marvel's characters?
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Batman Vs. Superman Vs. ... Wonder Woman?

News by Rob Hart December 4, 2013
Israeli actress Gal Gadot has been cast as Wonder Woman in Zack Snyder's upcoming Batman/Superman movie.

Metamucil Martinis: Why Batman and James Bond Should Be Allowed to Retire

Column by Nik Korpon October 8, 2013
Even superheroes and super spies need a day off.
Commissioner Gordon

DC Announces New Fox Drama "Gotham," Will Explore Commissioner Gordon's Origins

News by Christopher Shultz September 26, 2013
On the heels of Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D" premiere, the other big name comics publisher has revealed their own TV plans.
Ben Affleck as Batman

Ben Affleck Cast As Batman In Man Of Steel 2

News by Christopher Shultz August 23, 2013
The man responsible for some excellent directorial/acting choices (and a few really poor ones) will don the cape and cowl in 2015.
Erotic Lives of Superheroes

Batman Depicted As Openly Gay In New Novel

News by Christopher Shultz August 6, 2013
Author Marco Mancassola explores the sexuality of comic book characters in his critically-acclaimed Erotic Lives of Superheroes.
Batman / Superman logo from Comic-Con

Batman Will Appear in 'Man of Steel 2,' Warner Bros. Announces

News by Christopher Shultz July 22, 2013
The Caped Crusader and the Man of Tomorrow will team-up--and possibly square off--in 2015.

Choose Your New Adventure: The Resurgence of Interactive Storytelling

Column by Kelly Thompson July 12, 2013
A rash of cool projects— and at least one perplexing one— have made "Choose Your Own Adventure" stories all the rage once again. What nostalgic gimmick will be next?

Is Batman: Li'l Gotham the Best Comic In the DCU Right Now? Yes.

Column by Kelly Thompson June 25, 2013
The best comic book coming out of the DCU is an all-ages digital first book called Batman: Li'l Gotham. Yes, you read all those words correctly. And here's why...

Comic Book Death Is Irrelevant

Column by Kelly Thompson March 13, 2013
In comics, death is irrelevant. It's one of the first lessons we learn, so why do we keep falling for it?
Batman Inc #8

DC Makes a Bold Batman Move (Spoilers!)

News by Christopher Shultz February 28, 2013
The Caped Crusader faces dark times in the wake of a prominent character's demise.

10 Comics Related Gifts For The Comic Geek In Your Life

Column by Kelly Thompson December 17, 2012
Don't want to give comics but know some comics geeks that need some gifts anyway? Here are 10 great options to get you started!