Anthony’s DC Comics picks for October 2016

Batman '66 Meets Steed and Mrs. Peel #4 (of 6)

A look at what DC Comics of interest are coming out in October 2016, including graphic novels/trade paperbacks of “DC Super Hero Girls,” “Multiversity,” and “The Legend of Wonder Woman.” Also, a new series starring Apollo and Midnighter.

“DC Super Hero Girls” finally launches

DC Super Hero Girls

DC’s finally launched its new girl-oriented initiative, “DC Super Hero Girls,” with the website and several episodes of the series online. The series’ premise is basically “Sky High” meets “Tiny Toon Adventures”: various classic DC heroes and heroines enroll as students at “Super Hero High” to learn all they can about being great heroes. The school … Read more

DC Entertainment launches a superheroine initiative aimed at girls

Comic book shop display

DC Entertainment has announced it’s planning to launch “DC Super Hero Girls,” a major initiative due this fall. Aimed at girls ages 6-12, it’ll feature teenage versions of various DC superheroines and supervillainesses, including Wonder Woman, Bumblebee (spelled “Bumble Bee” in the press release for some reason), Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, and others. Designed … Read more