DC Comics

Here’s what to keep an eye out for at Comic-Con 2019

By Charles Bramesco

Albeit in a more sparsely attended year, some big names (read: Marvel) will return.

Shazam!

By Adam Woodward

Beat it, Batman. Step aside, Supes. The DC Extended Universe has got itself a new golden boy.

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Joaquin Phoenix puts on a happy face in the Joker trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Director Todd Phillips gives the clown prince of crime a tragic slant.

10 years on, Watchmen remains a vital comic book adaptation

By Hannah Woodhead

Zack Snyder’s ambitious and divisive take on Alan Moore’s graphic novel deserves a second look.

A requiem for Batfleck

By James Luxford

Ben Affleck’s short-lived Batman deserved better than to end up on the DC scrapheap.

We’re still figuring out how to capture comic books on screen

By Tom Dunn

With superhero movies reaching saturation point, it’s time more embraced the visual tone and texture of the physical medium.

Aquaman

By Elena Lazic

DC Comics chance their arm with this zany, entertaining and frequently confounding underwater epic.

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What superhero movies taught me about journalism

By Henry Bevan

From Lois Lane to Eddie Brock, the role of the intrepid reporter is often reduced to a cheap plot device.

What’s so fascinating about The Joker?

By James Luxford

With Leonardo DiCaprio and Joaquin Phoenix in line to play Gotham’s terroriser in chief, we explore the enduring appeal of a comic book icon.

Is it time to do away with post-credits scenes?

By James Luxford

These bonus moments have become a mainstay of modern blockbuster. But are they a cynical marketing tool or cinema’s secret weapon?

When did film fans become so obsessed with alternative cuts?

By James Luxford

A petition calling for the release of Zack Snyder’s extended Justice League cut has got us thinking about a curious trend in modern cinema.

Justice League

By Hannah Woodhead

The latest film off the DC production line sees Batman and co team up to fight an ancient evil force, with underwhelming results.

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Will Justice League give us a Superman we can believe in?

By Colin Biggs

Three films into the DCEU, the time to introduce a darker Man of Steel may have already passed.

How superhero culture helped me to overcome my depression

By Christopher Aguiar

As a kid, I found solace in the comic book characters who resembled my own outcast existence.

The amazing story of Joanne Siegel – the super woman who inspired a comic book icon

By Elizabeth MacLeod

The wife of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel was the real-life model for Lois Lane.

Wonder Woman

By David Jenkins

A compelling story, neatly-drawn characters and an inspiring lead help this DC comic book movie to soar.

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Can the Marvel franchise survive without Iron Man?

By James Luxford

The founding Avenger could be about to hang up his suit. Who’s ready to become the MCU’s new MVP?

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