Henry Cavill’s Mission: Impossible Mustache Was Inspired By A Superman Villain

The character of Elias Orr, or simply Mr. Orr, is a mercenary who has gone to work for everybody from world governments to Lex Luthor. One has to assume that Cavill came across Elias Orr while reading comics to prep for his role as Superman. His background is mostly shrouded in mystery, but in the […]

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Brian Michael Bendis’ Superman: The Man of Steel, reviewed …

There was an element of shock when DC announced that Brian Michael Bendis was taking over Superman. Bendis had spent nearly two decades as the top writer at Marvel Comics, and, in all honesty, Superman wasn’t the obvious choice for him. While he’s certainly no stranger to the kind of cosmic superhero epics that readers […]

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Bendis Promises Lois & Jon Will Return to Superman Comics in ‘Big Bold Story’

While writer Brian Michael Bendis‘ run on Superman has seen the Man of Steel isolated from his wife and son, the writer assures fans the separation is only temporary. When a reader expressed dismay that the new DC writer had written Lois Lane and Jonathan Kent from his upcoming ongoing run as seen in the recently […]

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Henry Cavill Reveals He’d Like to Make a Film Based on DC’s … – CBR

Henry Cavill doesn’t seem anywhere near ready to put away the cape and tights, and the Man of Steel actor even has an idea which famous comic book storyline he would like to see adapted as a Superman film. Speaking with with Square Mile, Cavill discussed the possibility of doing a Man of Steel sequel, […]

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Watch DC Comics’ Official TV Spot for New Bendis Superman Comics

Watch DC Comics’ official TV spot for new Bendis Superman comics After wrapping up his Man of Steel mini-series, Brian Michael Bendis is moving on to bigger things. The famed comic writer will be taking over both the Action Comics and Superman series moving forward and to commemorate the occasion DC has officially released a commercial […]

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Bendis Promises Lois & Jon Will Return to Superman Comics in ‘Big …

While writer Brian Michael Bendis‘ run on Superman has seen the Man of Steel isolated from his wife and son, the writer assures fans the separation is only temporary. When a reader expressed dismay that the new DC writer had written Lois Lane and Jonathan Kent from his upcoming ongoing run as seen in the recently […]

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In the age of Trump, we need new superheroes

The June 1938 cover of Action Comics featured Superman. (Metropolis Collectibles/AP) Superman was the first superhero to introduce Americans to a new role for their government. Unlike the grandiose spectacle of the hero’s current cinematic iterations, Superman’s first appearance in 1938 showed him combating social issues. In the debut issue of Action Comics, he saved […]

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Bendis Says Summer Superman Comics to be Promoted on TV – CBR

Man of Steel writer Brian Michael Bendis has confirmed that DC Comics’ upcoming summer Superman titles will be advertised via television commercials. It’s uncommon for comic book ads to appear on television, but, according to the writer, it is exactly what some comic book shops have been asking of publishers for years. RELATED: Is DC Universe’s […]

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Electric Superman Is ‘Not Superman…and Never Will Be’

In Meta-Messages, I explore the context behind (using reader danjack’s term) “meta-messages.” A meta-message is where a comic book creator comments on/references the work of another comic book/comic book creator (or sometimes even themselves) in their comic. Each time around, I’ll give you the context behind one such “meta-message.” This time around, we look at […]

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DC Comics’ Superman Immortalised in Pure Silver to Celebrate 80 Years

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