Tag Archive: DC Entertainment

Jun 11 2015

Review: iZombie – Season 1

Caution: This review may contain minor spoilers for the first season of iZOMBIE. The CW network has seen a string of hits off the back of DC Comics properties, but to date has stuck to some of the more recognisable characters: Superman (Smallville), Green Arrow (Arrow) and The Flash. So it was surprising when iZOMBIE was …

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May 05 2015

TV Review: Gotham – Season 1

Caution: This review may contain minor spoilers for the first season of GOTHAM. You can’t blame DC Entertainment for dipping into the well so many times with the Batman franchise. Despite almost a dozen films since the 1940s, an infamous live-action TV series in the 1960s and countless animated appearances over the years, the saga of …

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Mar 30 2015

ECCC 2015: ‘Convergence’ and DC’s Weeklies with James Tynion IV, Marguerite Bennett, Ray Fawkes, Stuart Moore, Dan Jurgens, Jeff King and Gail Simone

For the last year, DC Comics has been releasing weekly series, leading up to the CONVERGENCE event in one way or another. Yesterday’s DC Entertainment All Access: Weeklies Converge at the Emerald City Comic-Con celebrated the successes of The New 52: Futures End, Batman Eternal and Earth 2: World’s End. Panellists included Dan Jurgens, James Tynion IV, Marguerite …

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Feb 16 2015

TV Review: Constantine – Season 1

While a perfect Hellblazer adaptation may never be fully realised on network television, the first season of CONSTANTINE remains the most interesting debut of the season. Without mainstream appeal of Gotham, or the sheer fun of The Flash, it could be argued that NBC’s dip into the comic book world was still an entirely successful one in …

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Nov 27 2014

The History of Green Arrow Part 7 – Losing the Beard: The New 52, ‘Arrow’ and the Contemporary Age (2011 – )

Following the Flashpoint event, DC Comics did something that very few thought was possible in modern comics: they scrapped everything. Beginning with 52 number #1 issues in September 2011, The New 52 was the first line-wide reinvention of DC’s core characters in over seven decades. More than simply renumbering, it took characters from all of …

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May 12 2014

TV: First trailer for NBC’s ‘Constantine’ arrives online

Following a slew of announcements about pick-ups, renewals and pilot debuts, the first full trailer for NBC’s Constantine has arrived. Surprising us all, it actually looks pretty good. Indeed, much of the tone of the original comics has been kept, and about the only thing missing at this early stage is watching John Constantine (played …

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Mar 28 2014

Comics: Warner and DC Entertainment celebrate Batman’s 75th Anniversary

Last year marked the 75th anniversary of Superman, and 2014 means that it’s been three-quarters of a century since we first learned of Bruce Wayne’s unfortunate childhood, and questionable choice of nocturnal activities during his adulthood. To celebrate, Warner Bros. Entertainment and DC Entertainment have announced 75 Years of Batman, complete with a new logo. …

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Nov 06 2013

Dan DiDio teases New 52 ‘Five Years Later’, more weekly comics

What’s DC up to now? Dan DiDio, co-publisher of DC Entertainment, was briefly interviewed on DC All Access this week, revealing the first evidence of the “Five Years Later” event planned for September 2014. While speaking with host Tiffany Smith, DiDio gave viewers a glimpse of his wall, which displayed concept mock-ups for the event. Beginning …

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Nov 03 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 77 – Thor: The Dark World

In this issue, DC Entertainment moves to California. Let’s hope the airline loses the New 52 in transit. THEN It’s the trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past, because time travel has worked out so well for Marvel lately. PLUS all the latest news and reviews and our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: Thor: The Dark …

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Oct 29 2013

Watch the first trailer for ‘Justice League: War’

DC Entertainment (via IGN) has debuted the first trailer for Justice League: War, the latest DC Universe Animated Original Movie, and the first to be based on the company’s New 52 line of relaunched comic books. The film, directed by Jay Olivia, will be based on the first Geoff Johns story arc from the current run of Justice League. Heath …

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Sep 17 2013

Warner CEO confirms DC Cinematic Universe expansion

Back in April, president of Warner Bros. Pictures Group Jeff Robinov revealed that Man of Steel was the start of a new DC Cinematic Universe. This was, of course, confirmed by the announcement of the Batman/Superman film announced at SDCC this year. Now Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara (via ComicBook.com) has confirmed that there will be cinematic “growth …

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