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DC Universe Super Heroes

Is The Gifted FOX’s Answer to ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

In geek film and television media, specifically live-action programs based on graphic novels or superhero comic books, if you prefer, we are living in a Platinum Age. With extraordinary special effects and A-list acting talent, not to mention great writing,… Continue Reading →

Previewing Heroes & Villains Fan Fest Nashville 2017

Nashville gets super as Heroes & Villains Fan Fest visits the Music City Center this weekend.

Batman Meets Constantine in Justice League Dark

Constantine actor Matt Ryan returns, this time to voice the titular character in the DC animated movie Justice League Dark. He teams up with Batman, Zatanna, Swamp Thing and several other magic users to combat an unknown evil force of… Continue Reading →

Wonder Woman and the Culture of the Female Superhero

When you think of the typical comic book reader, you probably imagine young white males. Many of comic books’ greatest creative minds have demographically been white men, as well. Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Frank Miller and Alan Moore are all… Continue Reading →

Building a Blockbuster, Brick By Brick

Per Matt DC Comics, the home that Batman built, has had a rocky past with its Dark Knight Detective-themed movies that have been adapted throughout the years. While they have been generally successful at the box office, that’s not always… Continue Reading →

Meanwhile… At The Hall of Crossovers and Network Negotiations…

Admit it. You giggled like a little girl when the would-be Hall of Justice was on screen in this past week’s DC Crossover week (#DCWeek) on the CW Network. That is, assuming you could see it behind an awkward crawl… Continue Reading →

Legends Turns A Throw-Away Halloween Episode Into A Powerful Tale

You know how most genre shows, and even mainstream ones, tend to schedule that one episode for Halloween-week that really makes little to no difference in the overall plot and is, at best, a fun diversion with no real substance?… Continue Reading →

Batman: The Killing Joke — A Flawed Adaptation of the Dark Graphic Novel

What’s the opposite of ideal? What word represents the the most evil, dark-hearted, perverse version of a thing? What is the inverse of a paradigm?

Justice League vs. Teen Titans — A Titans Tale

There’s too much teen drama in DC Comics’ latest animated movie, Justice League vs. Teen Titans. That’s unfortunate, considering the epic roster of heroes and nicely animated style.

Batman: Bad Blood Lacks a Good Premise

Batman has had quite a catalog in animation. Batman: The Animated Series gained high acclaim back in the ’90s. It accumulated eighty-five episodes, solidified Kevin Conroy’s career, while rejuvenating Mark Hamill’s and IGN named it the second greatest cartoon series… Continue Reading →

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