Why I'm Excited For DC Comics' Massive New Movie Plans

A couple weeks ago, Warner Bros. announced it was claiming release dates for nine unspecified DC Comics films, between now and 2020. This signaled that Warners is serious about building on the success of Man of Steel, and challenging Marvel's comic-book movie ascendancy. And here's why that's a good thing. » 8/19/14 8:00am 8/19/14 8:00am

How Will Fantastic Four Be Different from Other Comic Book Movies?

There are more comic book adaptations on the way: one movie, and two TV shows. Simon Kinberg talks the alternate 1980s in X-Men: Apocalypse. Dwayne Johnson teases Shazam yet again. Check out amazing Avengers 2 concept art. And American Horror Story adds a soap opera alum to its cast. Spoilers now! » 7/25/14 6:00am 7/25/14 6:00am

If This Is the DC Superhero Movie Schedule Through 2018, It's Insane

Hollywood entertainment columnist Nikki Finke launched her new news/gossip site today, and she did it with a doozy — the possible release calendar for Warner Bros.' DC superhero movies. If this list is true, it's bonkers — including Shazam, a Green Lantern/Flash team-up, and even Man of Steel 2. » 6/12/14 1:53pm 6/12/14 1:53pm

The Captain Marvel/Ms. Marvel/Shazam Clusterf*ck Explained

As a fake mailman living in the future, sometimes it’s funny to me what you people in 2013 freak out about. Ben Affleck as Batman? He actually ends up being okay. Not great, but definitely better than Kilmer or Clooney. But man, you guys are going to completely lose your shit in 20 years when Kim and Kanye’s kid North… » 9/04/13 8:15am 9/04/13 8:15am

In 1941, jai alai-loving hillbillies were America's future weapon…

In Captain America, a patriotic beanpole is buffed up with super-steroids and battles the Third Reich using his unconventional star-spangled shield. The following article from the December 1941 issue of the science and engineering magazine Mechanix Illustrated foresaw a similar destiny for real soldiers. » 4/17/12 10:55am 4/17/12 10:55am

Crooked Men And Futuristic Slayers In This Week's Comics

And here's another way in which DC Comics isn't celebrating Superman's birthday - There's only one Superman comic this week. How could they hate him so mu - Oh, wait, it's just a scheduling thing? Oh, alright. And there's also a Supergirl comic for those who absolutely have to have their S-Shield fetish fulfilled?… » 7/01/08 9:00am 7/01/08 9:00am

Zombies, Aliens And The Last Boy On Earth In This Week's Comics

Before I tell you all about Secret Invasion again — the first issue arrives in stores tomorrow — I have just five words for you: Zombies Vs. Robots Vs. Amazons. Ignoring the potential sequel, "Zombies Vs. Robots Vs. Amazons Vs. Your Mother," how much more awesome can one comic sound? Find out about the war to end all… » 4/01/08 9:00am 4/01/08 9:00am