DC Comics

Christopher Nolan to Godfather Superman Pre-Production

Deadline Hollywood is reporting that miracle-working director Christoper Nolan (The Dark Knight, Inception) is set to take a “godfather” role for pre-production work on the upcoming Superman reboot. Talks about bringing the Man of Steel back on the big screen have ramped up recently, with the news about Nolan just coming today. Warner Bros. plans to […]

Green Lantern Casts Sarsgaard, Strong and Lively

The Hollywood Reporter confirmed this week that actor Peter Sarsgaard is in talks to play Hector Hammond, the super-brained DC Comics villain in the upcoming Green Lantern movie. Hammond is to be the primary antagonist of Ryan Reynolds’ Hal Jordan in the film. Sarsgaard isn’t the only actor set to join Green Lantern though. Blake […]

Thought Bubble: Event Fatigue

The past few years have had comic book fans go through blockbuster after blockbuster event that change things in their respective universes forever. Of course, if I were to detail the big comic book events of the past decade this piece would be about thirty pages long. I’ll forego that and allow you to peruse […]

DC Comics looks to 2010

New formats, new stories, and the worst kept secret in comics. The Return of Bruce Wayne At the end of Final Crisis, Bruce Wayne was believed dead. Well…  not so much dead as trapped back in time. The DC heroes all think Bruce Wayne is dead, except for Red Robin aka Tim Drake, but he […]

Podcast 14: High Rise Jeans

Jeff, the thief, Will, the knight, and Lucas, the wizard, take a break from stacking boxes and dissolving in acid to talk about what they've been playing and what the new year may bring. Lucas details his least favourite Genghis Khan biopic. Jeff talks about what DC has planned for next year, what looks promising. Oh, and Will saw Avatar. Hike up those pants, listen in, and continue the discussion in the comments.

Sequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum in Development

Rocksteady Studios officially announced a sequel to the critically acclaimed Batman: Arkham Asylum last night with a teaser trailer. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment debuted the trailer at Spike’s Video Game Awards last night and promise fans that it will be a worthy sequel to the first game.  From the looks of the trailer, the action […]

Art-O-Bot: Jason Edminston

The Art-O-Bot is back and it’s taking on one artist at a time.  Let’s start up the bot… Jason Edmiston We met Jason on the Sunday at FanExpo while we were waiting to interview a notable TV celebrity (rhymes with Lictor Vucas).  Afterwards, he shook our hands and told us we had a great interview.  […]

Footage from Bottle Rocket’s cancelled Flash Game

No, I don’t mean an Adobe Flash based game, I’m talking about the DC Comics character The Flash.  A former employee of Bottle Rocket Entertainment has posted some footage from a very early build of their cancelled video game starring the Scarlet Speedster.  While the game was only 6 months into development when it was […]

Superhero Status Updates

Everyone is on Facebook these days, hell even my Grandmother uses the site.  Superheroes are no exception, they use social networking sites just like the rest of us. However, their status updates are decidedly less banal than ours—or are they? Chris Sims takes a look at what superheroes have been posting on their Facebook accounts. I […]

Guy Ritchie to Helm DC’s Lobo

Warner Bros. has thrown us a mean curve ball.  Variety is reporting that Lobo — everyone’s favourite “Bastitch” — is getting his own film. The live action adaptation of the DC anti-hero will be directed by none other than Dork Shelf favourite, Guy Ritchie.  Lobo will be Ritchie’s followup Sherlock Holmes. The synopsis for the […]

Jeff’s Pulls for the Week of August 12

This week is a big week with the launch of Marvel’s Ultimate Comics and of course the second issue of the book I am sure you are all reading; Blackest Night.  If you guys see any books you think I’m missing from my pull list or want to post your own list email me at […]

Toys: My Good Ideas Are Anything But

I blame my older brother for everything.  He gave me my first comic book, Fantastic Four #145, and since then, I haven’t looked back.  From time to time, things come up that force me to choose between my passion and ‘real life’.  When that happens I am proud to say that I almost always make […]

Jeff’s Pulls for the Week of July 29

Welcome back to the pull list, let’s get down to it! Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps #3 (of 3) This issue wraps up our introdcution to the big players in the Blackest Night event.  Again, this issue features various artist depicting the various Lanterns of the emotional spectrum. Pick it up to give you […]

Jeff’s Pulls for the Week of July 23

This week’s pull list is brought to you by the upcoming nerd mecca that is the San Diego Comic Con.  Enjoy the books! Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps #2 (of 3) Tales of the Corps is a tie-in book that helps explain the dynamics of the different color spectrum Lantern Corps’.  Various writers and […]

Jeff’s Pulls for the Week of July 8

As a collector the last few weeks have been insane, I’ve been overwhelmed with titles recently.  Now you die hard fans are scoffing at my plight, but to be honest, having to read this many books is an overload for my brain, not to mention the financial impact this repeated pull list overload has had.  […]