You see, while not strictly "necessary" to understand what's happening in the Justice League International Annual, the events of Justice League #12 have a direct bearing on the plot, and in more than one case the two stories seem to dance an elaborate, interwoven dance. It was when I realized this, that I went back and looked at the cover prices. Together, if you were to purchase the digital combo pack for Justice League (that's the only way I ever buy the series), you would spend $10 ($4.99 for each) in order to get the full impact of this one story. … [Read more...] about Justice League International Annual #1: DC’s First Ten Dollar Story
That would be the Anti-Monitor, the villain behind Crisis on Infinite Earths and indisputably the DC Comics villain with the bloodiest hands. The first Crisis sequel (well, the first official one; DC's Zero Hour: A Crisis in Time event clearly was a sequel, but they never said as much. Similarly, The Kingdom dealt with fallout from Crisis and undid some of its more severe impacts on the DC Universe, but was never officially recognized as doing so), Infinite Crisis, saw a through-line from The Anti-Monitor as his fellow Sinestro Corps member Superboy-Prime gained the remains of the Anti-Monitor's armor and wore it while serving as the principal antagonist for that story. The third installment of DC's Crisis trilogy, Final Crisis, featured Darkseid as the villain but brought back recognizably Crisis-flavored elements like Superboy-Prime and Barry Allen. … [Read more...] about DC’s The Multiversity Solicited as a New 52 Title: Another Sign of a Coming Crisis?
Justice League Dark focuses on the more supernatural members of the DC Universe, such as John Constantine, Zatanna, Swamp Thing, and Deadman. The film's cast includes Jeremy Davies, Alfred Molina, Matt Ryan, Jerry O’Connell, Jason O’Mara, and Rosario Dawson. Ryan reprises his role from the short-lived live-action TV show Constantine, while O’Connell, O’Mara, and Dawson play Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman respectively. … [Read more...] about Watch Trailer for DC’s Supernatural Superhero Animation Justice League Dark
With all the talk about Warner and DC's big superhero movies--Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice andWonder Woman--one title that has remained quiet for a while is Justice League Dark. Earlier this year, it was reported that Pacific Rim's Guillermo del Toro had left the adaptation. However, a new report suggests that the project is still very much a priority for the studio. … [Read more...] about DC’s Justice League Dark Movie May Still Be Happening
Just as the New 52's launch titles, the Zero Month and Villains Month titles had omnibus hardcover editions from DC Comics shortly after they were published, a new Amazon listing suggests this September's Five Years Later event will get the same treatment. … [Read more...] about DC Comics: The New 52 – Five Years Later Omnibus Hardcover Coming in December