Tag DC Universe Super Heroes

Forget the Past: Superman & Lois is the Perfect Man of Steel Show!

Back in the ’90s, network television was energized with a couple of new attempts to bringing major comic book characters to the viewing masses. When it came to these types of shows, the honors of producing them seemed to be… Continue Reading →

Solving a Murder Mystery in Batman: Gotham by Gaslight

Batman vs. Jack the Ripper. Bruce Wayne in the Victorian Era of Sherlock Holmes. A blimp coasting across the Gotham skyline. Steampunk style gadgets like a gas-powered grappling hook or Bat-motorcycle. Fans are in for a real treat when Batman:… Continue Reading →

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?

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