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Laurel Lance Is Getting Her Own Black Canary Action Figure

At first I thought it was a little weird that DC Collectibles’ Arrow series didn’t make a Laurel figure — but I’m kind of glad they waited. Instead of a “Laurel Lance, DA, with hamfisted pill addiction plotline action!” toy getting made, we’re getting an awesome Black Canary version of her. Yay! »5/06/15 3:00am5/06/15 3:00am

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 11:10am3/06/15 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 12:30pm11/13/14 12:30pm

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

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 7:30am4/21/12 7:30am

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What's With Characters With "II" After Their Names, Like Nite Owl II And Silk Spectre 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 11:48am3/01/09 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 9:00am9/30/08 9:00am

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 12:20pm2/07/08 12:20pm