Tag Archive: injustice

May 09 2015

The (r)evolution of Harley Quinn: from jester to sex symbol

Following the release this week of a photo of Harley Quinn and some other guys from the forthcoming Suicide Squad film, two things were incredibly evident. Firstly, in just over two decades, Harley Quinn has gone from a fan favourite character to one of the more recognisable figures in the DC Universe. More importantly, that popularity …

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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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Jul 14 2014

Behind The Panels Issue 100 – A Diamond Celebration

Welcome to Behind the Panels Issue 100, the comic book show that’s had to come up with a hundred of these introductions. In this issue, we celebrate saying “in this issue” for the 100th time. THEN we report back live(ish) from Oz Comic-Con with an exclusive interview with Wolfgang Bylsma, Editor of Gestalt Publishing. AND David …

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Oct 15 2013

Highlights from DC Comics January 2014 solicitations – ‘Gothtopia’, ‘The Green Team’ cancelled and ‘Injustice: Year Two’

Springing off the back of the New York Comic-Con announcements, DC Comics have pulled out their solicitations for January 2014. In addition to launching tie-properties for The Vampire Diaries and Scribblenauts in the comic book world, there’s some strange things afoot in the land that the Bat built… Frank Miller and “Gothtopia” No, it’s not …

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Sep 10 2013

Highlights from DC Comics December 2013 solicitations

It’s now September, which means we have to start thinking about what we’re saving up for in December. DC Comics has released their full list of solicitations for the final month of the year. Will they rest on their laurels just because Santa is on his way? We hope so, because the spending frenzy of …

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Jul 15 2013

Video: ‘Injustice: Gods Among Us’ adds Martian Manhunter and John Stewart DLC

No longer content to be that guy floating and watching creepily from the background, Martian Manhunter a.k.a. J’onn J’onzz has been announced as the latest new downloadable player for active duty in the video game Injustice: Gods Among Us. The video below shows us the character in action, along with one hell of a special move. No date …

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Jul 04 2013

Behind the Panels Video One-Shot – The Tom Taylor Interview

Australian writer Tom Taylor has been having a massive year, with the twin successes of the Injustice: Gods Amongst Us comic, and working on the television series of his graphic novel series The Deep. Last month, he was announced as the writer on Earth 2 for DC Comics, alongside fellow Australian Nicola Scott. We caught …

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May 17 2013

Watch the Dark Knight duel Deathstroke in Batman: Arkham Origins

Outside of Injustice: Gods Among Us, arguably the most anticipated video game for comic book fans this year is Batman: Arkham Origins. WB Games Montreal has just released the first teaser trailer for this game, showcasing a fight between Batman and Deathstroke. Although the game serves as a prequel to Arkham Asylum, with eight of the …

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Jun 04 2012

Behind The Panels Issue 31 – The New 52 Second Wave

In this issue Green Lantern comes out! THEN play with the DCU, Iron Man villain news and The Avengers 10-Disc superset! THEN our kick-ass pick of the week: DC Comic’s The New 52 – Second Wave. Our next reading assignment: Archie Meets Kiss. Hosted By: Richard Gray & David McVay Behind the Panels is continual work in progress, …

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