We live in a golden age of superhero television. Hits like The Flash, Agent Carter, Arrow, and Agents of SHIELD dominate our TV screens. We champion them for their ability to bring some of the most mind-melting comic book sagas to TV—but one show did it all before them, nearly a decade ago: Justice League Unlimited. »
Courtesy of the first still of this year’s much-anticipated (by me!) Arrow/Flash crossover, we have our first look at the Hawkpeople of the DC-CW-TV universe, in their Hawk-duds. It’s certainly an improvement over what Smallville presented, but suffice to say I don’t think the Hawk-helmet has been mastered in… »
Comics are infamous for their sometimes convoluted plots: perhaps none more so than DC’s “Hawk” Heroes. We’ve already covered the fluctuating origins of Hawkman, but with his superhero partner Hawkgirl making her TV debut in Legends of Tomorrow, it’s time to delve into the maniacally convoluted history of Hawkgirl. »
An absolutely insane rumor claims Beyoncé wants in on The Avengers. Has the purported Legend of Zelda show found a new home? Plus, Rob Liefield talks Deadpool, denials over the alleged Hawkgirl TV series, and some new art from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. To me, my Spoilers!
If it wasn't obvious already that the CW's new spinoff of the Arrow and Flash universe was an attempt to create a Justice League for TV, it is now. The show has revealed the first of three DC heroes joining the roster alongside Sara Lance, Ray Palmer and Martin Stein: Kendra Saunders, better known as Hawkgirl! »
There are few comics characters that have as much history as Hawkman. That’s not just because Hawkman has been around longer than most superheroes, but because DC has given him several histories — different origins, major retcons and other nonsense that has made him one of comic’s most baffling characters, and here’s… »
Superheroes can escape almost any trap... except for 50 years' worth of backstory that's dated, self-contradictory or gets in the way of a story. So what do you do? Reach for the retcon! Here are 15 examples of retcon fail. »