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DAVID AYER On SUICIDE SQUAD

New Suicide Squad #1 courtesy DC Comics

New Suicide Squad #1 courtesy DC Comics

Fury blasted to the top of the box-office now director David Ayer is gunning for DC Comics most infamous villains.

Suicide Squad is the next DC Comics movie after Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in Warner Brothers lineup of films.

In a new interview the director assures fans of his approach to the team.

“I can say that it’s a Dirty Dozen with supervillains,” Ayer told Empire. “Then I can ask the question, ‘Does a movie really need good guys?’” Continue reading

CATWOMAN NO MORE?

Catwoman #35 courtesy DC Comics

Catwoman #35 courtesy DC Comics

Selina Kyle is no longer Catwoman?

She’s a Lioness stalking her way up the urban jungle as a new creative team takes over this week in Catwoman #35.

Writer Genevieve Valentine and artist Garry Brown (The Massive, Iron Patriot) take over Selina’s adventures after a shocking discovery in the pages of Batman Eternal.

Why is the femme fatale ditching the costume and code-name? Continue reading

BATMAN VS. DARKSEID As ROBIN RISES

Batman and Robin #37 courtesy DC Comics

Batman and Robin #37 courtesy DC Comics

Batman has defied the Justice League, Lex Luthor and even the most powerful villain in the DC Universe for his lost son.

 

Ever since The New 52 writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Patrick Gleason have crafted an emotional, action packed epic of father and son, love and lost, redemption and possibly…resurrection.

 

The fight for Damian comes to a finale and starts a new beginning for the Dark Knight this December. Continue reading

CORY MICHAEL SMITH of GOTHAM

Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma in Gotham courtesy Warner Entertainment and Fox

Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma in Gotham courtesy Warner Entertainment and Fox

Gotham is the upcoming television series revealing the origins of Batman’s greatest allies and enemies.

 

When is a Riddler not the Riddler?

 

When he’s still E. Nygma.

 

Cory Michael Smith plays Edward Nygma on the upcoming Fox series set after the murder of Bruce Wayne’s parents. The theater breakout is breaking into comics culture history by helping share the back story of an infamous villain.

In a break from comics continuity, Nygma will be a forensic scientist with the Gotham Police Department in the new Fox series. I asked Smith where is Nygma’s head is as we join the story. Continue reading

SCOTT SNYDER Teases WONDER WOMAN vs BATMAN ENDGAME Fight?

Batman Endgame courtesy Scott Snyder via Twitter

Batman Endgame courtesy Scott Snyder via Twitter

The Dark Knight vs. Wonder Woman?

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo are working on the next Batman arc titled Endgame.

Snyder shared this image via Twitter:

“late night #Endgame tease”

Bruce Wayne is being pulled (after being pushed?) from a smashed wall by a mystery person wearing an iconic looking bracelet. Continue reading

LEGION MONTH For Your Consideration

Legion of Super-Heroes: Enemy Rising courtesy DC Comics

Legion of Super-Heroes: Enemy Rising courtesy DC Comics

September is theme month for DC Comics.

 

2014 is Futures End as you jump five years into the DC Comics Universe with every book.

 

It’s a tradition on the anniversary of The New 52: 2012 was Zero Month featuring origin stories. 2013 was Villains Month starring infamous rogues and the kickoff of the Forever Evil event series.

 

For Your Consideration in 2015: Continue reading