Ben Affleck Directing the Next Batman Movie?


This may be exciting news for some of you, and horrifying news to the rest.  Ben Affleck is reportedly writing and directing the Batman movie. While the news may make some fans nervous, it shouldn’t. The incumbent actor in the bat-suit has a successful track record as a director and writer. He directed for the best picture Oscar-winning Argo, and famously won an Oscar for screenwriting Good Will Hunting with frequent collaborator and friend Matt Damon. Any possible Batman film will wait for now. Affleck, currently filming Suicide Squad and Justice League will star in the adaptation of Dennis Lehane’s novel Live … Continue reading

DC’s Heavy Hitters All Sporting New Looks Post Convergence


DC’s Spring event Convergence is all about looking back, but when DC returns to Earth 0 this June (still not used to that, btw) several of the comic book company’s big guns will be sporting new duds, some are just tweaks, others well… Drastic comes to mind. Superman seems to have reverted, back to his too cool for school t-shirt and jeans, and Wonder Woman has gone for the full cover.  Batman,  well,  whoever it is wearing the combat suit is a pretty wild choice, especially with the high caliber persuation he seems to be carrying. Flash and Arrow both … Continue reading

Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, Wednesday February 25


Look, you know the drill. New comics come out on Wednesday.  Lots of them.   We’re here to tell you what’s hot.   What’s the problem? Now go to your local comic shop a grab a few good reads.     TOP OF THE STACK Spider-Gwen #1 – Marvel Comics Writer: Jason Latour Art: Robbi Rodriguez What Marvel says: SPIDER-GWEN SPINS INTO HER OWN SERIES! BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT! The breakout hit of the biggest Spider-Event of the century is taking comic shops by storm this winter with her own new ongoing series – SPIDER-GWEN! Gwen Stacy is Spider-Woman, but you knew … Continue reading

First Look – Jason Momoa as Aquaman, The One True King of Atlantis


And now we have four of the seven. Director Zack Snyder tweeted late this evening the first official photo of Game of Thrones actor Jason Momoa as Arthur, King of Atlantis, better know to the world as Aquaman. There is only one true King. #unitetheseven — ZackSnyder (@ZackSnyder) February 20, 2015   It has been sometime since Snyder let anything official out from the  Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice set and now we get a major reveal! The hashtag  #UnitetheSeven refers to the Justice League, and it’s seven founding members, Batman (Ben Affleck), Superman (Henry Cavill) and Wonder … Continue reading

DC Launching A Ton of New Titles With A “Broader Focus”

Black Canary get her own monthly title (and her fishnets) beginning in June, from DC Comics, by Batgirl writer Brenden Fletcher
and artist Annie Wu

DC Universe will introduce 24 new tiles this summer, the most in a co-ordinated launch since the entire DCU relaunched as the New 52.   It’s being called “bold new direction for the DC Universe (DCU).”    Most of the new titles will be ongoing series, featuring some of DC’s most popular characters to have never had their own ongoing series before (Cyborg, Starfire, Midnighter)  and some haven’t had their own title since the 2011 relaunch (Black Canary, Martian Manhunter, Doctor Fate) Only 25 of DC’s current titles will continue after the upcoming Convergence Event.   That means there will only be 49 … Continue reading