Continuity. It’s such a loaded word for comic book fans, both a prime reason for the medium’s longevity and a bane to many readers. When telling stories about characters over the course of sixty or seventy years, the stories have to change. There’s no room for innovation otherwise. Marvel Comics has operated on sliding timeline, attempting
Adam West, Burt Ward, and Julie Newmar return for Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders If this year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice wasn’t your jam, the fine folks at DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. have you covered. Entertainment Weekly just debuted an exclusive teaser trailer for the upcoming animated Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders,
DC Comics Afterbirth – A look at Superman in Transition Last month, DC Comics launched Rebirth, an ambitious initiative to course-correct some of the perceived shortfalls of their company-wide relaunch in 2011, known as the New 52. Spearheaded by DC’s chief creative officer Geoff Johns, Rebirth’s focus is to restore much of the optimism and legacy
A Superman for the 21st Century In 2011, DC Comics made the surprising and controversial decision to reboot their entire line of comics, erasing years of continuity and starting fresh. In promotional images for the reboot, all their main characters had new costumes designs that reflected this new era. No longer were DC’s heroes clad
Unless you’re living under a rock then you already know that Secret Wars is in full throttle, and that the Marvel Universe has come to an end. We can’t help be sad…for like a minute. Because once the dust settled and all that was left was Battleworld, we nearly wet our skinny jeans. For our
Love That Joker: A Few of My Favorite Joker Styles Over the weekend, David Ayer, director of the upcoming Suicide Squad film, debuted the first image of Jared Leto as the Joker. The look garnered a great deal of response – both passionate hatred and accepting optimism. But the vocal and emotional reaction is unsurprising.
Bobby, Are You Queer? X-Men’s Iceman Comes Out For those who haven’t been keeping up on the 52-year long soap opera that is the X-Men, the founding members of the team—as they were in the 1960s—have traveled to the present and got stuck there, potentially damaging the whole of space-time continuum if they
The TBT hashtag rules with an ironfist on Instagram every Thursday. It’s impossible not to look at your feed and see awkward photos of years past, undoubtedly originally taken on a disposable camera (we hate the dreaded picture of a picture post…not that we’re not guilty of it ourselves). We had a thought here at
by Randall Lotowycz
A conversation with the busy artist Eli Neugeboren
by Randall Lotowycz
This film is obviously a year or more away and we know very little about it. But based on the Michael B. Jordan casting, suddenly people are assuming the dynamic has to be different. Why?