You might recall that some time ago I wrote an article chronicling the Silver Age adventures of Supergirl and Comet the Super-Horse, who some might have previously assumed was just another wacky super-pet like Krypto the Super-Dog or Streaky the…
So I’ve talked before about DC screwing around with their classic characters by throwing them into new settings that range from “plausible” to “this writer is clearly having a nervous breakdown, please get them help.” One of the best sandboxes…
The villains they fought weren't exactly historically accurate, unless you believe that Wolfenstein 3D was a documentary.
Don’t get me wrong, I want to see Justice League. I absolutely won't miss it. But the truth is I'd see Bridget Jones 4 if Batman showed up in it.
Inspiration ended with the archer concept, because the rest of the character looked like he had gotten all his gear from Batman's yard sale.
What followed was basically Girls with superpowers.
As a non-comics reader, I’m in something of an awkward position when I watch a movie adapted from a comic book and don’t like it. Part of me thinks that it’s unfair to judge it by my normal standards, because…
Here’s yet another way your mom and dad can eff you up without meaning to.
The problem with the character was that the writers had apparently never seen a Latino person outside a Death Wish movie.
What you need to do is dig into the archives and pull out one of those disposable alternate universes you guys used to have. The unique and creative ones, not the ones which were just a way for Superman to bone both Lois Lane and Lana Lang.
Back when they started out, superhero comics didn’t care all that much about keeping track of who did what, mainly because it was the 1940s, they were printed on the cheapest possible material (which incidentally is why most old comics…
DC struck gold with the whole "psycho killers on a leash" formula. Or so you'd think, but not every recruit of the Squad was the kind you're going to see on the big screen.
Sometimes it seems like Jor-El sent his son to Earth because he foresaw what a rancid sack of dicks he was going to turn into.
With superhero fiction in its infancy, a lot of the early stories starring our heroes haven't aged well, and not just because of the minstrel show-levels of racism.
January 1st is coming soon, but we're not the only people who can use 2017 as chance to start something new. Our favorite TV and movie characters should use the coming new year to better themselves too. Or at the very least, become less terrible. ...To watch, I mean. I don't care if someone is a good person, so long as they entertain me.
Lex Luthor is a rather unique example in this series of Movies that Predicted Trump, in that he actually is based on Trump.
This week, the DC/CW superhero shows launch their very first four-night crossover event, and most of the episodes are all titled “Invasion!”, and if you’re a comics fan you probably already know this crossover is loosely based on Invasion!, DC Comics’ company-wide event of 1988.
Maybe I'm being too generous, but I think in light of the context that Suicide Squad was made in, it did the best it could with what it had, but really, it was capable of so much more.
Look, up at the TV! It's some chick who thinks she's superman. The series premiere of Supergirl has arrived.
Daredevil is a dark turn for the Marvel movie/tv universe... but is it the right turn? Like so many superhero stories before it, the answer lies in the villain.