DC announces Watchmen prequel books

Watchmen is widely recognized as one of the greatest - and best-selling - graphic novels in history.

DC Announces The Judas Coin

DC Entertainment has announced a new epic graphic novel, which is slated to span the entire history of the DC universe, while crossing the paths of many of the publisher’s super hero characters.

The fated arrivals of Batman: Year One

Last fall, Warner Bros. published an animated adaptation of Batman: Year One, the graphic novel on which Batman Begins was partially based, and the current canon origin story for The Bat.

Green Arrow is not linked to Smallville

The CW’s take on Green Arrow won’t match the character already developed for Smallville.

The CW sets its sights on a Green Arrow pilot

For years, Smallville seemed like the show that wouldn’t die for The CW, a primetime only network whose schedule is devoted mostly to teen dramas and youth oriented genre series.

DC New 52 Second Wave will bring even more new comics

DC has confirmed that it will be replacing six of the titles from the new 52 when their arcs end after issue #8.

DC Comics outsells Marvel

As you may recall, DC Comics underwent a remarkable reinvention last year by rebooting a number of comic lines - a move which prompted an impressive jump in digital sales. 

The horse-drawn chaingun of All Star Western #3

Three issues in, and Jonah Hex is helping me understand why some people like Westerns so much.

The control issues of Blue Beetle #3

A classic super hero tale in a chitinous husk.

Dark Knight Rises gets a six-minute pre-release prologue

Warner Bros. has confirmed that there will be a special trailer for its upcoming Batman film, Dark Knight Rises.

The evolution of Marvel and DC

The major publishers of super hero comic books are clearly going through some steep transitions. There are ups and downs, and neither DC or Marvel is immune to woes.

The avatars of Stormwatch #3

Stormwatch is another title from the New 52 which has become quite an interesting tale - now that the comic is hitting its third issue.

The Bloodbath of Red Lanterns #3

One of the most ignoble protagonists in the entire DC universe is Atrocious, the leader of the Red Lanterns, who have their own line in the New 52.

The deep chambers of Justice League International

I think it is safe to say that not every comic in DC’s relaunched New 52 got off to an incredible start. Still, many of those that were initially dismissed have picked up a bit of steam going into their third issue.

The twisted bones of Animal Man #3

One of the New 52 on the outskirts of attention has been Animal Man. The line depicts the story of a man who can harness the powers of various animals at will - using it to fight crime and defeat villains.

Trailer for DC Nation goes live

Next year, Cartoon Network will be rolling out DC Nation, a block of programming based on the popular DC super hero comic book lines.

Cavill: Man of Steel is the New 52 Superman

Henry Cavill has confirmed that his portrayal of Superman in the upcoming Man of Steel is based on the recently modified character depicted in the DC relaunch.

The humorous and animated Green Lantern

We’ve seen a few trailers and clips from Green Lantern: The Animated Series before now, but nothing has given us a hint as to the style of the humor the series will include.

The new power of The Flash #2

The first issue of the new Flash, as part of the New 52 event, wasn’t really all that much to behold.

The high-wire of Nightwing #2

Nightwing was one of DC’s New 52 which I decided to reserve judgment on after the #1, since it seemed overly introductory, and hadn’t really gone anywhere interesting yet, but looked like it was ready to.