I’ve previously covered recommended comics for Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman. Thus, here’s a list of recommended comics for their Justice League pals, as well as the rest of the DC Comics roster of characters. Again, I try to favor trade paperbacks over single issues (or the expensive Archives editions).
2016 brings upon us that quadrennial event, the leap year. Upon some research, it doesn’t seem to be a day that gets much mention in comics or animation, but I thought I’d list what I could find, anyway. Superman The famed superhero’s been given various birthdays over the years, but February 29 is the most frequently … Read moreLeap Day in cartoons
Here’s a look at what’s coming out from DC Comics in May 2016. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics Scooby Apocalypse #1, on sale May 25, $4 Future Quest #1, on sale May 18, $4 Legends of Tomorrow #3, on sale May 11, $8 Superman: Lois & Clark #8, on sale May 18, … Read moreAnthony’s DC Comics picks for May 2016
Just like Billy Batson, saying “Shazam!” will finally let you see something happen in real life. Unfortunately, it’s not turning you into the World’s Mightiest Mortal, but rather, it does tie into an expansion of Android’s features. For awhile now, Google’s “OK Google” voice command’s let you do stuff within Android’s core services. Now, it’s being … Read moreSaying “Shazam” will finally do something in real life (on Android)
Last week, DC and Warner Bros. announced its planned slate of live-action film projects through the end of the decade. Among the most surprising news: Wonder Woman’s finally getting a stand-alone movie! The only downside is that they also made clear that this version of Diana will be based on the not-kid-friendly New 52 version, complete … Read moreDC’s live-action news: at long last, a Wonder Woman movie! (Also: Static Shock! Cyborg! Aquaman!)
Moving on from the 1960s, here’s my choices for runners-up to the best superhero openings of the 1970s. The 70s’ best openings were the Christopher Reeve Superman movie and the Wonder Woman TV show. As you’ll see, there’s fewer choices for the 70s versus the 60s. Various changes in late 1960s children’s programming led to … Read moreThe best 1970s superhero TV show or movie openings