Supergirl accomplished in one episode what Batman V Superman couldn’t in three hours

Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW [Spoilers for last night’s episode of Supergirl follow.] The idea that Kryptonians are basically gods among men is nothing new for Superman. The comics have returned time and again to the idea that someone who possesses the powers of a Superman or Supergirl would inevitably be worshipped as higher beings, the […]

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‘Supergirl’: "The Faithful" Reflects ‘Superman: The Power Within’

(Photo: Warner Bros. TV/The CW) While there are plenty of stories about Kryptonian religion and cults, none feels quite so familiar to fans watching tonight’s Supergirl than “The Power Within,” Roger Stern and Curt Swan’s story told in two-page increments for a year of Action Comics Weekly. After nearly 50 years of being the lead […]

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‘Justice League’ Trailer Teases Mera’s Powers—And Everything Else We Know About the DC Superheroes

With the Justice League premiere just weeks away, fans are finally getting a closer look at just how the D.C. Comics’ superheroes will use their powers to (hopefully) destroy supervillain Steppenwolf. A short clip released Wednesday, just 30-seconds long, shows Cyborg (Ray Fisher) teaming up with the Flash (Ezra Miller) to take down Steppenwolf’s (Ciarán Hinds) minions while Aquaman […]

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15 Huge Mistakes In The 90s That Still Haunt DC Today

The 1990s was a fascinating decade for DC Comics. Like the rest of the comic book industry, DC saw a huge sales boom in the first half of the decade. This was highlighted by their crossover event, “The Death of Superman,” which was one of the highest-selling comic book events of all-time. However, the success of that […]

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‘Justice League’ Tracking for $110M-Plus for US Launch

With three weeks left to go before its big-screen debut, DC Comics and Warner Bros.’ Justice League is tracking to open in the $110 million-$120 million range domestically, according to early surveys. That would put it behind such DC titles as Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice ($166 million) and Suicide Squad ($133.7 million). Box-office […]

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MR. OZ’s Real Motivation Revealed In ACTION COMICS #990 – SPOILERS

Credit: DC Comics Spoilers ahead for this week’s Action Comics #990. In this week’s Action Comics #990, Superman learns the truth about Mr. Oz, and readers discover the character’s motivation for some of his actions. But throughout the issue, one thing is made clear – the threat of Dr. Manhattan (or whomever Oz has been […]

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DC Comics Rebirth & Legacy Spoilers: Batman #800 Joins …

DC Comics Rebirth and Legacy Spoilers follow. We revealed earlier that Tony Daniel was drawing “Legacy” variant covers for DC Comics Comics Rebirth ongoing series hitting milestones. As such, Superman #34 is Superman #800 (on sale November 1, 2017) and… …Wonder Woman #34 which is Wonder Woman #700 (on sale November 8, 2017). DC Comics […]

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Superman looms large

The Warner Bros. PR machine has been on a marketing overdrive in an attempt to convince fans that their favourite Man of Steel plays no part in its big ticket release Justice League. It released a new poster that not only addresses the elephant in the room, but also hints at how it might happen. […]

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Why Superman Is Definitely a Democrat

For the most part, superheroes tend to exempt themselves from partisan politics. Except in rare cases — like 2008’s super-weird DC Universe: Decisions special that literally broke down the political positions of several DC heroes — we’re left to imagine whether Bruce Wayne “felt the Bern” or if Hal Jordan voted to Make America Great […]

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How Did Superman Survive ‘The Death of Superman’? – CBR

In Death is not the End, we spotlight the outlandish explanations for comic book characters (mostly super-villains) surviving seeming certain death. Today, we look at how Superman survived the “Death of Superman”! As you all likely know by now, in the famous event in 1992, “The Death of Superman,” the story ends with Superman and […]

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