Why does DC Comics keep insulting its fans?

Another week, another DC comics scandal highlighting their portrayal of Women - this time, particularly egregious T-Shirts asking women to declare themselves the future Mrs. Batman, or 'celebrate' Superman scoring with Wonder Woman. How many more times is it going to take DC screwing up to stop with this bullshit? » 10/01/14 3:25pm Today 3:25pm

Marvel and DC on the need (or lack thereof) for a Shared Universe

After years of superhero films dominating the box office, this Autumn sees the Hero craze dominate TV, with 6 series coming to our screens. In a new in-depth piece for Variety covering the rise of Superheroic TV, both Marvel and DC have made interesting comments for and against tying TV and the big screen together. » 9/18/14 11:20am 9/18/14 11:20am

​Why America Will Never Truly Be Able To Make Its Own Anime

Hello, folks. I'm sorry for the absence of last week's mail column; suffice it to say there was some… difficulty in escaping the intelligent apes, and I couldn't do it without endangering myself. In related news, if you ever go to Ape City, they will no longer be fooled by ape costumes. Just FYI. Now, on with the mail! » 9/17/14 8:00am 9/17/14 8:00am

Elric Of Melniboné Comes To Life In The Ultimate Comic Adaptation

If you're any kind of fan of Michael Moorcock or Elric, the dark fantasy antihero he created, you owe it to yourself to check out this new graphic novel adaptation. Not only is it empirically gorgeous, Moorcock himself says it's the first comic to "capture the sense of utter decadence" of his fantasy epics. » 9/16/14 4:00pm 9/16/14 4:00pm

7 Times Batman has bent his 'no guns' rule

For a hero almost entirely defined by his aversion to firearms, Batman seems to bend his rule a lot: even the latest Batmobile has some huge cannons on the front. It's not the first time he's twisted it, and it won't be the last - but here's just a selection of times Batman has taken fancy to the weapon of the enemy. » 9/12/14 5:23pm 9/12/14 5:23pm

​8 Things From The Flash Comics The TV Show Desperately Needs To Avoid

We couldn't be more excited about The Flash TV series, debuting on October 7th. But that's doesn't mean we're not a little worried, too. The Flash comics are filled with goofiness, weirdness and a touch of pure stupidity that we hope never make it to the TV show — here's eight "Flash facts" the show can skip. » 9/09/14 10:30am 9/09/14 10:30am