DC vs Marvel: Kitchen Stadium Edition -- In The Mighty Marvel Superheroes Cookbook
, "Mighty Marvel Superheros show you how to perform heroics in the kitchen creating meals that are out of this world!" Meanwhile.... The DC Super Heroes Super Healthy Cookbook
simply promises "good food kids can prepare themselves." Let the battle begin! [more inside]
You probably know of Paul Dini
as the guy who, over the past 20 years brought to television Batman, the beloved DC's animated universe
(with Bruce Timm) and Duck Dodgers (among many other things).
He's now working at Marvel after 20 years with Warner Brothers.
Speaking recently on Kevin Smith's podcast
he claimed that executives are spurning female viewers because they believe girls and women don't buy superhero show related toys
, which may go some way to explaining the Wonder Woman decision (previously
Dini's comments come at a time
when many feel
that the gender segregation
of toys is regaining strength.
Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle
Here's a would-be documentary miniseries that PBS has buried in a single 3-hour bloc. It conatains the perspective that has been lost in all of the reimaginings and reboots durinng the last 15 years.
It will broadcast in repeats during the nest 2 weeks, or you can watch it online
Chris Sims' amazing pitch for the Superman/Batman movie:
"A dang BOOM TUBE
opens up, and who comes out? Every Superman and Batman we’ve seen in mass media for the past thirty years
The fact that many of the actors in Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy have previously portrayed high school characters has resulted in an extended trailer mashup resetting the Batman series as a teen comedy.
Comics author Grant Morrison
talked to Playboy about the Super Psyches of some of his favorite superhero characters
. (Clean interview, NSFW website)
My Little Pony’s
Lauren Faust on how Super Best Friends Forever
will make you love Batgirl and Supergirl all over again
. The short animations will be part of Cartoon Networks DC Nation
block, alongside Beware The Batman
, the replacement for the late lamented Batman: The Brave and the Bold
The Brave and the Bold...Lost Issues!
- in which Batman teams up with everybody.
, a comic book artist and former executive editor at DC Comics
, passed away on March 27th
. [more inside]
Frankenstein Defeats Evil Computer. Mysterious Grass-Roots Gal-Revolt Rocks Gotham! Are Hippies Slowing Down Space Progam in Protest? Headlines ripped from the pages of such great newspapers as the Daily Bugle and the Gotham Gazette await you at Dateline: Silver Age
, DC's spectacular new oversize anthology featuring characters from Batman to Adam Strange
in one page installments of serialized stories, launched yesterday to much acclaim from the internet
. USA Today will be reprinting the Superman story
for the duration of the comics 12 week run.
They've been rumoured to be an item
for some time, but in X-Factor #45 Rictor
, formerly of X-Force (the most 90s comic of all time), finally kissed
- giving the comics world two more confirmed gay superheroes
and making the X-Men Universe Relationship Map
out of date (Shatterstar creator Rob Liefeld
has however vowed to undo it
). Meanwhile over at DC flagship title Detective Comics is now fronted by the new lesbian Batwoman
- ironically a character who was introduced to make Batman seem more hetro
Darkseid tries to join the Legion of Superheroes, Batman wrestles the serpent in the garden of Eden, Clarke Kent shoots Abraham (Brainiac) Lincoln... Hall of Silver Age Elseworlds first pages
- from DC Silver Age Elseworld stories that never happened, from the Elseworlds 80-Page Giant collection, which was pulped after controversy surrounding Letitia Lerner, Superman's Babysitter
- which later became the only story in the collection to see print again.
The Joker is Batman's main nemesis. Why him? Why not some other villain?
Legends of the Superheroes!
Starring Batman, Hawkman, Ghetto Man, and Ed McMahon.