​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 Today 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 Yesterday 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 Friday 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

Warner Bros. Officially Wants A Supergirl TV Series From The Arrow Guy

We heard the rumor, but now it's official — Warner Bros. TV has greenlit a Supergirl to be executive produced by Arrow mastermind Greg Berlanti and Ali Adler, who made No Ordinary Family with him. I'd say this make the odds of Supergirl joining Arrow and The Flash on The CW not insignificant. » 9/08/14 6:48am 9/08/14 6:48am

WB Wants The Shazam Movie To Be Different, Which Means It'll Be "Fun"

Now that Dwayne Johnson has finally decided he wants the role of Black Adam, WB is happy to discuss the Shazam movie. WB clearly wants to stress how different it will be from its other DC cinematic endeavors — not least of which is the fact that apparently Shazam will not be part of the Justice League universe. » 9/04/14 7:40am 9/04/14 7:40am

Artist turns Lego's 'Friends' dolls into badass superheroines

Lego's Friends line has been met with plenty of success, but it came under a lot of fire when it launched for conforming to female stereotypes. Artist Jon Lazar decided to change that with his Lego Super Friends project, taking these shopping-loving, cute-animal-crazy dolls and turning them into comic book heroes. » 9/01/14 5:18pm 9/01/14 5:18pm