DC Comics’ newest writer is poised to make Superman Jewish again

JTA — DC Comics’ newest writer says that the choices he has made for his new Superman series are “deeply connected to [the character’s] origins.” And those origins are very Jewish. Get The Times of Israel’s Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up Brian Michael Bendis, who recently jumped […]

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‘Rebirth’ Superman Creators Bid Farewell to the Man of Steel in May One-Shots

Action Comics writer Dan Jurgens and Superman writers Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason will have one final hurrah with the Man of Steel in May, when a pair of one-shots represent their swan songs with the character. The veteran creators launched best-selling and critically-acclaimed runs on the Superman titles almost two years ago, bringing […]

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Review – Superman: Action Comics #997: Planet Zod

Owner/Publisher, Editor-at-Large Ken Denmead Editor-in-Chief Matt Blum Managing Editor Z Senior Editors Jonathan H. Liu, Jenny Bristol, Corrina Lawson, Patricia Vollmer Gaming Editor Dave Banks Associate Publishers* Tim Johnides, Jeff Williams, Dante Lauretta, Magnus Dahlsröm, Jayson Peters, David Michael, Gerry Tolbert, Andrew Smith, Ray Wehrs, Joel Becker, Scott Gaeta, Beth Kee, Joey Mills, talkie_tim, Danny […]

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ACTION COMICS and SUPERMAN Runs To End In Two MAY Specials

Credit: DC Comics Credit: DC Comics The “Rebirth” runs of Dan Jurgens’ Action Comics and Peter J. Tomasi Patrick Gleason’s Superman will each end in their own oversized 48-page one-shots in May. The two teams have worked with various artists on the titles since the launch of “Rebirth” in May 2016, and will pass the […]

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New Superman Costume Coming to Action Comics #1000

So let’s try this again. DC Comics has notoriously been tinkering with Superman’s costume for the last five or six years. And their quest to change it dates back even further than that. See, for years, Superman’s red trunks were considered hopelessly old-fashioned, and perhaps an indicator of why Supes doesn’t quite match Batman’s popularity […]

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When Nicolas Cage almost became Superman

Since 2013, Superman has been in a film of his own, a team-up film with Batman, another team-up film with the rest of the Justice League, and two different Lego Movies. True, not all of these films could be described as critical triumphs, but they do make one thing clear: the executives at Warner Bros […]

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Brian Michael Bendis Reveals Why He Took Superman Over Batman

Brian Michael Bendis is already at work on his new DC project, Action Comics, and he recently revealed why he chose Superman over Batman. Some assumed he would take on one of the Batman books, but during his recent conversation with John Siuntres on the Word Balloon podcast, he explained just why he decided Superman […]

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DC Comics Author Who Created Chinese Superman Has a Surprise For the KKK

An Asian American author is pitting the “Man of Steel” against the Ku Klux Klan in an upcoming title for DC Comics. Slated for 2019, the new comic book written by Gene Luen Yang titled “Superman Smashes the Klan” will be among the titles under the recently unveiled DC Zoom imprint, according to the New […]

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DC Comics is making graphic novels for kids, including a book …

Not to be outdone by its big screen counterparts, DC Comics also had a mid-Super Bowl announcement to make this weekend: The company is launching not one but two new graphic novel imprints, aimed squarely at young readers. DC Ink and DC Zoom will publish graphic novels based on DC Comics characters, from some big […]

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DC Comics Celebrates ‘Action Comics’ #1000 and 80 Years of Superman With Commemorative Book: Exclusive

Comic books were never meant to last. In the early 20th century, they were disposable, the lowest of the low arts: garish and lurid, printed on pulpy newsprint with smeared colors, produced by exploitative publishers and read by mindless children and degenerate adults.  But on April 18, 1938, everything changed: Action Comics #1 hit newsstands and the world was introduced […]

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