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.
DC Comics - apologizes Harley Quinn Suicide Contest

DC Comics in Hot Water Over Harley Quinn Suicide Contest - Apologizes

News by Dean Fetzer September 13, 2013
A contest asking for illustrations of “popular villainess Harley Quinn seemingly about to commit suicide while naked”, announced just days before the start of National Suicide Prevention Week.
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...

Fictional Dealbreakers?

Column by Kelly Thompson May 29, 2013
Where do you draw the line in supporting a fictional work that goes against your personal beliefs?

Comics: Get Your Sex Out Of My Violence

Column by Kelly Thompson May 24, 2013
Mainstream American comics are notoriously puritanical when it comes to sex, but not violence, just like the weird land that birthed them. WHY?
DC supervillains documentary

DC Comics To Release Documentary About Supervillains

News by Christopher Shultz March 27, 2013
The film will examine several nefarious characters and their broader context in the world of comics.

Orson Scott Card’s Personal Beliefs Are Appalling, But...

Column by Kelly Thompson March 7, 2013
DC has hired Orson Scott Card to write a Superman story. Will you read it? Do you support creators with abhorrent personal beliefs? Why or why not? And where do you draw the line?
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.
anti-gay Orson Scott Card to pen new Superman storyline

DC Comics Face Boycott by Stores and Fans Over Anti-Gay Author

News by Dean Fetzer February 15, 2013
Unashamedly homophobic author Orson Scott Card has been chosen to write a portion of an upcoming storyline in ‘The Adventures of Superman’, but the decision has sparked a backlash.

Five Characters From 'Arrow' That Would Make Better TV Than 'Arrow'

Column by BH Shepherd January 15, 2013
Although there are many DC characters that would make a better show than "Arrow", here are five taken from the series' own cast.
Guillermo del Toro in Talks to Direct ‘Justice League Dark’ Adaptation

Guillermo del Toro in Talks to Direct ‘Justice League Dark’ Adaptation

News by Dan Shewan November 12, 2012
Guillermo del Toro, the creative force behind Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy, is discussing the possibility of directing a big-screen adaptation of DC Comics’ Justice League Dark series.
DC Comics to Ship Monthly to Multiple eReader

DC Comics to Ship Monthly to Multiple eReader

News by Dean Fetzer November 8, 2012
Now you Can Get Your DC Comics Fix on Your eReader - as long it’s via Apple, Amazon or Barnes and Noble
Neil deGrasse Tyson Helps Superman Locate Krypton

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Helps Superman Locate Krypton

News by Dean Fetzer November 7, 2012
In an example of reality and fiction crossing over, Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals the location of Superman’s home planet.

The Best Comic Books About Bad Guys

Column by BH Shepherd October 29, 2012
Like supervillains? Here are some of the best comic books about the bad guys.
Superman Quits Daily Planet to Become A Blogger

Man of Steel Quits Daily Planet To Become A Blogger

News by Dan Shewan October 25, 2012
Clark Kent quits The Daily Planet to launch his own online news platform in new issue of DC Comics' Superman.

The DCU New 52 - One Year Later

Column by Kelly Thompson October 23, 2012
A look at the DC New 52 one year later. What books are still standing and why? And what does my own DC monthly reading list look like a year later?

Start Reading Comics! A Beginner's Guide

Column by BH Shepherd
A guide to some tried and true methods to get you caught up and reading comics quick.

Super Story Theory with Grant Morrison

Column by BH Shepherd
Sometimes you read a book and it changes the way you read everything else. Your literary history is cleft in two: what you read before, and what you read after.
Full details on the 'Watchmen' prequels

Those 'Watchmen' Prequels? Yea, They're Happening...

News by Rob Hart February 1, 2012
This summer, DC Comics will release seven interlocking miniseries that will tell prequel stories about characters from 'Watchmen', under the banner 'Before Watchmen'.

When Did A Bra Become More Offensive Than A Decapitation?

Column by Jason Van Horn November 8, 2011
A closer look at the issue of sexuality and violence in the new DC 52.