Superman

Thought Bubble: Shut Up About Batfleck

Our Film and Performing Arts Editor is tired of everyone asking him his thoughts on Ben Affleck getting cast as Batman in the forthcoming Batman Vs. Superman film and here are 9 reasons why.

Man of Steel Review

Although it might be still somewhat of an unsubtle disappointment, Man of Steel offers enough action and promise for the future, particularly from Henry Cavill in the lead and even from Zack Snyder in the director's seat. Still, someone needs to tell Christopher Nolan (and by extension actual hired writer David S. Goyer) to stop putting his very specific and far too serious spin on DC titles.

March Break Heroes at TIFF

Just in time for March Break, the TIFF Bell Lightbox has arranged a selection of superheroes and comic book saviours for your viewing pleasure.

Nug & Cymek Review The New 52: Week 5

Actor/comedian Nug Nahrgang and writer/director Andrew Cymek hit The Silver Snail once again to review this week’s DC Comics “New 52″ #1′s. This week features I…Vampire #1, Justice League Dark #1, Teen Titans #1, All Star Western #1, Batman: The Dark Knight #1, Superman #1 and much more!

First Man of Steel Image

It’s a spider-man! It’s an iron man! No, it’s a super man! Earlier today Warner Bros. released the first image of Superman from Zack Snyder’s upcoming Man of Steel slated for a 2013 release. The image shows Henry Cavill as the titular 'Man of Steel' showing off the squareness of his jaw in a suit that replaces the vintage spandex look with the recycled basketball one people seem to really like these days.

All-Star Superman Review

All-Star Superman is DC's newest animated feature and drops today on Blu-ray and DVD; it follows the storyline set out by the comic book of the same name. Released between November 2005 to October 2008, All-Star Superman gave us the quintessential Superman story - there were elements from every part of his mythos, and it was all tied together by one overarching plot point: Superman is dying, and needs to come to terms with his mortality.

DC Universe Online Cinematic Trailer

WB Games and Sony Online Entertainment used San Diego Comic Con as a chance to show off the new trailer for their upcoming massively multiplayer roleplaying game DC Universe Online. The trailer shows an alternate DC Comics universe, where Lex Luthor finally succeeds in killing Superman. However, Luthor quickly discovers that his victory is a […]

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 […]

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 […]

EcoComics: The Economics of a World with Superheroes

EcoComics is a hilarious blog that applies real world economic and political science theories to the universes of Marvel and DC Comics.  The site discusses what the economic realities of a world full of superheroes and villains would be.  Among the topics discussed are how the recession is affecting comic book characters and the propensity […]