A History of DC Crossovers: The Silver Age

So last time, we examined the crossovers in the Golden Age between National Comics and All-American Comics before they were merged to create, essentially, DC Comics. (They wouldn’t officially call themselves “DC Comics” until 1977. Before that, they would brand their comics as “A Superman DC Production” or simply “A… » 5/27/15 6:00pm Wednesday 6:00pm

Alex Ross' Justice League Designs Are Getting Snazzy Action Figures

Well, again, that is. Long ago DC Direct, before they were relaunched as the current DC Collectibles, made a series of 7” scale Justice League action figures based on the artwork of the iconic comic book artist Alex Ross. Missed out the first time? Good news! They’re back, with shiny new repaints in tow. » 5/20/15 3:40pm 5/20/15 3:40pm

10 Incredibly Stupid Ways That Superheroes and Villains Have Died

Superhero comics are full of death-defying action... that sometimes results in actual death. And for every epic, brilliant final stand, there's a death that's less than satisfying. There are plenty of candidates for the worst superhero and villain deaths of all time. But here are the 10 stupidest ways that… » 4/14/15 10:56am 4/14/15 10:56am

​How To Make A Live-Action Robotech Movie Franchise The Right Way

Greetings, my fine, feathered something starting with "F"! Much like you guys in distant 2015, we celebrate April Fools' Day here in my post-apocalyptic future. Of course, nowadays "celebrate" means "murder anyone caught making crap up", but I'm pretty sure this tradition has its origin in your time... » 4/01/15 10:01am 4/01/15 10:01am

Neill Blomkamp Re-Clarifies How His Alien Movie Would Affect Alien 3

Age of Ultron will reveal the Avengers' darkest fears. Is Suicide Squad really like The Dark Knight? A closer look at some Jurassic World dinosaurs! The movie of Millar's Starlight is still happening. Plus, set pictures from Doctor Who, a cleaner look at Jem, and hints for what's to come on The Walking Dead.… » 3/02/15 6:00am 3/02/15 6:00am

Check Out This H.R. Giger-Inspired Concept Art For The Blake's 7 Reboot

It's been over 30 years since Blake's 7, the dark and gritty show about morally compromised freedom fighters in a dystopian future, was on television. A rebooted series was supposed to appear on Syfy, and then on the Xbox Network, but remains in limbo. And now there's some concept art of the Liberator, to show us what… » 8/11/14 2:40pm 8/11/14 2:40pm

"They Turned An Epic Villain Into A Weird Forgettable Joke"

A lot of the time, an adventure story is only as good as the villain. A truly memorable villain can make any story feel massive. But sometimes, when we reboot a story or translate it to a new medium, the villain becomes kind of useless. Or turns into abstract art. What's the saddest reimagining of an epic villain? » 5/14/14 2:34pm 5/14/14 2:34pm

Why Is Zack Snyder The Only Director Of The DC Cinematic Universe?

Greetings, dear readers! I regret to inform you that the price of stamps is going up yet again. I know it feel like I — I mean we, the totally real U.S. Postal Service — just raised them, but our costs are unfortunately still rising. Mainly bullets. Bullets and food. It's the post-apocalypse out here people. You can… » 4/30/14 8:03am 4/30/14 8:03am