DC Is Creating A Justice League In The Arrow Universe, And That's Great

With the announcement that the CW is expanding its superhero show roster with an Atom/Firestorm/Black Canary team-up show, it looks like we might finally be getting something Smallville tried (and ultimately failed) to do: Create the Justice League on television. But this time, it might actually work. » 3/06/15 11:10am 3/06/15 11:10am

It's Great We're Getting A Captain Marvel Movie. It's Also Not Enough.

When Marvel announced that its next round of movies would include a Captain Marvel movie, we were thrilled. Yes, a major Marvel movie featuring a popular and wonderful female superhero. But amidst that celebration, let's not forget there are still tons of worthy female superheroes who would make excellent movie stars. » 11/13/14 12:30pm 11/13/14 12:30pm

First Look At Arrow's All New Black Canary!

Sarah Lance has fallen, but her sister Laurel has taken up her mantle and plans to protect Starling City as the new Black Canary on Arrow. As seen in this first official pic, Laurel certainly looks the part, but is she ready? (Answer: Almost certainly not. But hey, presentation is still half the battle, right?) » 11/12/14 11:40am 11/12/14 11:40am

Futuristic Green Arrow And Black Canary Star In Three DC Nation Shorts

The DC Nation shorts consistently deliver incredibly fun superhero action sequences that we wish were part of a half-hour show. In these shorts, a futuristic version of Green Arrow patrols the robot-filled streets with his artificially intelligent bow and Black Canary. » 9/04/14 3:20pm 9/04/14 3:20pm

Kate Beaton reveals why Black Canary shouldn't go to concerts

The latest installment of Kate Beaton's Hark! A Vagrant stars the Black Canary, who finds herself in an unexpected place—a music venue. » 10/12/13 1:00pm 10/12/13 1:00pm

DC superheroines rock out as the Runaways

Wonder Woman artist Cliff Chiang celebrates the Amazonian princess — as well as the Black Canary, Zatanna, and Batgirl — by placing them in an all-girl rock band. Love Wonder Woman rocking the Joan Jett hair, and those star-spangled pants don't look half bad. » 6/02/12 3:00pm 6/02/12 3:00pm

Superheroes grace the covers of Life Magazine

Pop artist Des Taylor blends his fascination with 1950s pinup art and animation-inspired superhero designs to imagine the retro-style magazines Marvel and DC characters might have graced in the sixties and seventies. » 4/29/12 2:00pm 4/29/12 2:00pm

Lichtenstein's Aquaman, Norman Rockwell's Optimus Prime, and Other Fine…

Earlier this week, we showed you Hillary White's amazingly bizarre mashups of pop culture characters with classic paintings. Now other artists are getting in on the act, taking Wolverine, Black Canary, and a host of other heroes out of their normal comic book element and putting them in pieces of fine art. » 4/21/12 7:30am 4/21/12 7:30am

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The Birds Of Prey sing about Aquaman's tiny penis

Last week on Batman: The Brave and The Bold, the Birds of Prey ranked the sexual prowess of DC's superheroes, in song. Batman landed on top, but Aquaman and the Flash didn't fare so well. You're going to enjoy this. » 9/28/10 12:04pm 9/28/10 12:04pm

Wonder Woman To Become Cagefighting Superhero

Eager to shake things up for Wonder Woman, DC Comics and writer Gail Simone has come up with an unexpected new route for the character: renouncing her heritage, religion and embracing her superherodom. Oh, and becoming a cagefighter. Really. » 7/25/09 3:40pm 7/25/09 3:40pm

What's With Characters With "II" After Their Names, Like Nite Owl II…

In the world of comics, superheroes - like movies - have sequels. This wasn't always the case, and, confusingly, still isn't; Superman is still Clark Kent and Batman is still Bruce Wayne (Let's just ignore that whole "Battle For The Cowl" thing for now, huh?) despite the fact that they've fought for justice alongside… » 3/01/09 11:48am 3/01/09 11:48am

Superhero Cops And Star Trek Keep A Quiet Week Of Comics Upbeat

As the American economy crashes and burns around our ears, it's comforting to know that the comic industry is doing its bit to help out your bank balance by having an exceptionally quiet week filled with... well, not an awful lot of things to look at, really. Isn't it unusually reassuring to know that someone out… » 9/30/08 9:00am 9/30/08 9:00am

Heroes Avoids Credibility, Grounded By Budget

Click to view » 9/30/08 8:30am 9/30/08 8:30amEnjoyed last night's , but thought that some scenes were a little... underwhelming? You weren't alone; series director Greg Beeman has been spilling the beans on what was originally planned for last night's three set-pieces before budgetary concerns forced them to bring everything back down to earth. One…

Barbie Releases Street-Walker Black Canary Doll

You never really realize how unpractical a superhero outfit is until you see it in real life. Barbie's new superhero collection debuts with DC Comic's sonic-screaming badass Black Canary, in all her fish leggy glory (suitable for collectors above the age of 14). I forgot how ridiculously slutty Dinah could look… » 7/18/08 8:40am 7/18/08 8:40am

Will Bruce Wayne Visit Smallville?

The B-team of the Justice League is all set to appear again in the new season of Smallville. Kelly Souders, a producer and writer for WB's superhero series confirmed the return of the Green Arrow, Black Canary, Martian Manhunter and Aquaman in the next season. So if this truly is an origins story and since Superman is… » 7/02/08 10:40am 7/02/08 10:40am

Green Arrow's Shaft Makes Black Canary Scream On Smallville

Tonight's episode of Smallville features Green Arrow finally returning from the "wherever the hell he's been" limbo that the character has been languishing in since his informal Justice League decided to stop Lex's operations around the world. Although with that much superpower on a team you would have expected them… » 2/07/08 12:20pm 2/07/08 12:20pm

Black Canary On Smallville: Why So Skanky? (Minor Spoilers)

Black Canary, one of DC Comics' coolest heroines, is appearing for the first time in an upcoming episode of Smallville. And it looks as though someone decided to give her a weird Heath Ledger-inspired eye-smudge and a horrible update to her costume, with giant lapels. The only thing they kept was the silly fishnet… » 1/21/08 6:30am 1/21/08 6:30am