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How DC Saved Aquaman

He talks to fish. He carries an underwater pitchfork. He looks like Biff the water polo star. The character of Arthur Curry has been the butt of numerous jokes and criticisms over the years. He’s been the proverbial punching bag of readers and critics alike. Yet somehow, despite all the knocks and jabs, Curry (a.k.a. […]

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SDCC 2016 – “Hope and Potential for Mankind:” Wonder Woman Movie Panel

Today, during the Warner Bros. panel in H Hall, trailers and upcoming sneak peeks submerged audiences in the DC Comic Universe. From Suicide Squad to Justice League, the audience was mesmerized and dazzled by the good (and bad) guys who fight evil. However one DC superhero definitely stood out from the rest,  none other than […]

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Countdown to Batman v Superman – Batman: Earth One

As we are coming closer and closer to the release of Batman v Superman, it is always important to pay homage to where these two caped heroes came from. No, I’m not talking about Krypton and Gotham, but the comic book pages from which they were spawned. Before they were in on screen in a […]

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Batman: Bad Blood (Blu-ray review)

The tandem of Warner Bros. Animation and DC Comics have churned out one animated feature after another. We have seen a number of titles featuring some of DC’s most popular characters such as the Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman features. There have even been a few featuring the Justice League in one capacity or another. […]

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Gotham: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray Review)

There was a lot of good reason to be excited about the first season of Gotham. The show is a crime-drama developed by Rome’s Bruno Heller, based on characters appearing in and published by DC Comics from the Batman universe. All of that was certainly enough to get this Batman fan excited and the mix […]

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WonderCon 2014: Son of Batman (Movie Review)

From what I can tell, both Comic Con and WonderCon have proven to be great venues to debut the latest DC Universe Animated Original Movies and I am sure the other cons do it too.  The past few years have seen the debut public screenings of films such as Batman: Year One, The Dark Knight […]

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DC Comics Super Heroes: The Filmation Adventures VOL 1 (DVD Review)

In the late 1960s, DC Comics took to Saturday morning cartoon-style animation with their Justice League heroes.  In what is referred to as the “Filmation Adventures”, the likes of Batman, Superman, Aquaman, The Flash and others were displayed for kids in a one hour format of a television program sporting many different adventures with a […]

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Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox Teams Up For A Blu-ray Release This July

On July 30th, everyone will get a chance to see an all new DC Universe Animated Original Movie.  I already had the chance to see the upcoming Superman: Unbound, which I found to be quite good (Review HERE) and frankly, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has been putting out some quality features in this department for […]

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WonderCon 2013: Superman: Unbound (Movie Review)

Friday night at WonderCon, audiences got to witness premiere of the new animated Superman film, Superman: Unbound.  This is another entry in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies series, presented by Warner Bros., which has previously released films such as Batman: Under the Red Hood, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Green Lantern: First Flight, and […]

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Justice League of America – Issue #1

Detective Comics, or more commonly known as DC, has been churning out some very solid titles since the launch of their New 52 line in 2011. We’ve recently seen the launch of a new superhero known as Vibe. The timing of this new character’s own title was no mistake as it was brought to us […]

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Gregg’s Picks – Best Comic Books of 2012

If you’re on the fence about getting into comic book reading or not, now is as good a time as any. In all honesty, this is a great time to delve into the pop culture art form. The stories and artwork that grace the pages of many of today’s titles are entertaining if not exceptional […]

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A Dull ‘Arrow’ Misses its Mark

In recent months, DC Comics has been heavily publicizing the release of its new TV series, Arrow, based around the character of Oliver Queen and his super hero identity of the Green Arrow. Some of the names have been changed (not to protect the innocent) but tonight, the CW debuted the first episode of what […]

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‘Looker’ Turns Few Heads

I once spoke with an acquaintance who referred to vampires as cupcakes. It’s not because of their sweetened depictions in a great deal of pop culture productions.  Rather, it’s because they are the current flavor, if you will, just as the hand-held dessert is the current pastry trend. Let’s face it, vampires will always be with us in all […]

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Batman Annual #1 (Review)

Just when you thought DC’s launch of the New 52 was long done and over, readers get treated to an extension of that with this week’s release of Batman Annual #1. The title comes to us amidst the very solid ‘Night of the Owls’ story arc currently taking place throughout many DC titles while also […]

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Final Week of ‘New 52’ Issue 1 Releases

The final week of issue 1’s from DC’s New 52 have been released and the public has had their day in the sun to review them. While I didn’t get to every issue that came out last week, I did take a look at six of the titles. I passed on David Finch’s The Dark […]

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Aquaman #1 – The New 52

The final week of The New 52 is upon us, and while I will have a review of multiple titles next week, today is going to focus on a character DC has had trouble delivering to readers on a more serious level. Aquaman. The sea-farring superhero turned 70 this week, debuting in issue #73 of […]

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September 21st ‘New 52’ Releases from DC

Yesterday witnessed another barrage of DC Comics restarts as we get closer to the final launch date. Though September 21st’s releases consisted of twelve titles, we’re going to take a quick look at half of those, including DC standouts Batman and Wonder Woman.  It’s hard to believe four of the five ‘New 52’ release dates […]

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Today’s ‘New 52’ Releases from DC

After today, there are only two more Wednesdays of release dates that restart 52 DC titles at issue 1. While I was unable to get my hands on issue 1 of Deathstroke (sold out) or a few of the other DC notables today, I did pick up six other firsts. Read on to see what’s worth a buy and […]

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