Essay: Why I Would want to be Superman.

At one point or another, everyone has wanted to be someone else for a day, whether it is a real celebrity, or a fictional character. If I could be anyone I wanted for a day, I would choose to become the fictional DC Comics character Superman. Most people would assume this is due to his […]

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Putting the Caped Crusader on the Couch

RESPONDING to years of declining readership, DC Comics — the publisher behind Superman, Batman and other superheroes — recently reintroduced itself with 52 new titles, featuring characters and story lines that better reflect today’s diverse sensibilities. But it remains to be seen whether that diversity will include more accurate portrayals of mental illnesses. Although the […]

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Zack Snyders Man Of Steel Is Headed To Alaska! Will We Finally See A New …

Several reports are coming in stating that the new Zack Snyder Superman film will be filming in Vancouver from September through January 2012. Third Act Productions Inc., a production company for the film has already been in Vancouver preparing the locations to achieve a “desolate” and “farflung” aesthetic. Here’s what the Vancouver Sun reports: According […]

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COMICS: Cover Art And Solicitations For December’s Batman, Green Lantern And …

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS Russell Balogh Rick English Ky Furneaux Laurie Gaffin Christos Gage Joseph Gatt Victor Gischler Morry Hollowell Gregg Hurwitz Antony Johnston Fred Van Lente Paul Lacovara David Liss Marjorie M. Liu Jonathan Maberry Heidi Moneymaker Greg Pak Jeff Parker Fuel VFX The Base Studio From: http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/joshw24/news/?a=46588

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Comic book store says Superman “blasphemous”

Action Comics #1 has one store owner angry. A comic book store owner in North Carolina has said he will not sell Action Comics after alleging the Man of Steel is anti-God and blasphemous. Jeff Lamb, an owner in Asheboro, wrote on his store’s Facebook page that he plans to boycott Action Comics for the […]

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Stolen ‘Superman’ comics retrieved; fellow fans reach out to theft victim

GRANITE CITY, Ill. — In the end, things played out the way they do in the “Superman” comic books. Good conquered evil. Justice prevailed. A tale of the vulnerable being victimized spawned a chain of goodwill that spread not only across the country, but the world. Mike Meyer, who lives off Social Security checks for […]

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DC Comics Offers Digital Comics Same Day as Print

<!– –> <!– –> DC Comics, home to popular series such as Batman, Superman and Green Lantern, is offering digital editions of new comic books the same day as print editions hit retail – a move that has yet to be adopted by the comics publishing industry in general, even as digital versions are sometimes […]

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XVII: DC Comics New 52 – The First Week Continued

Over the entirety of the month of September, DC Comics, publishers of Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern, and a slew of other characters, some widely known and others that are not so known, will be publishing 52 brand new issue #1s. In these efforts, they hope to reach out to a brand […]

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Pipeline: DC’s New 52 – The First Batch

By now, you’ve read a lot of reviews of the first 13 titles of DC Comics’ New 52. Another batch hits store shelves and digital devices tomorrow, but let’s take one last look at many of those titles today. I won’t go through full reviews of each, but I’ll be looking at random things from […]

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EXCHANGE: Comic fans help Granite City man

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