"They Had To Keep Reinventing This Character Until They Got It Perfect"

Sometimes a character goes through so many reinventions and reimaginings, it feels as though they're just being chewed up by the machine. (See Hawkman.) But sometimes, the 20th version of a character is just... perfect. Which character actually benefited from endless redesigns and reboots? » 6/24/14 2:15pm 6/24/14 2:15pm

Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Creators Who Started Out Writing…

When you write about other worlds and strange discoveries, you need a quick wit. And an ear for clever dialogue, that keeps the story buzzing along. So it shouldn't come as a surprise that many of science fiction and fantasy's greatest creators started out in comedy, including sitcoms. » 3/21/13 12:56pm 3/21/13 12:56pm

On Smallville, Blue Beetle's a scary monster and Booster Gold's a…

Yesterday's episode of Smallville, "Booster," introduced stalwart DC heroes Booster Gold and Blue Beetle to the show's universe. Even though this episode added doodly-squat to Smallville's end game, Booster Gold's celebrity superheroics and unapologetic campiness were a good fit for Smallville. » 4/23/11 9:45am 4/23/11 9:45am

Brave And Bold: Colorful, Jazzy And A Lot Of Fun

Obviously, the people behind new cartoon Batman: The Brave and The Bold » 11/15/08 9:00am 11/15/08 9:00am didn't get the memo about how the caped crusader was supposed to be handled, post-. How else to explain a story that doesn't just take Batman to an alien planet to lead an insurrection, but also shows him breathing in the cold, airless vacuum of…

Batman: The Brave And The Bold Premieres Tonight

The spirit of Bob Haney lives on with tonight's premiere of Batman: The Brave And The Bold » 11/14/08 3:30pm 11/14/08 3:30pm on Cartoon Network at 8pm. The new show teams up a happier, gentler Batman than we've seen for awhile with a host of lesser-known DC Comics superheroes, including Green Arrow, Aquaman and Plastic Man, starting tonight with the…

Batman Gets Brave, Bold And Beetled In New Cartoon Clip

Batman faces off with pointy-eared aliens and bug-eyed space dictators in this clip from the upcoming animated series Batman: The Brave And The Bold » 10/27/08 1:20pm 10/27/08 1:20pm. It's all to help Blue Beetle save some weird dancing amoebas. Is it some strange Joker-toxin-induced nightmare... or the return to the type of awesome old-school sci-fi…