DC Comics

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Unmasked: the Penguin saves world from Covid in Danny DeVito’s Batman story
The actor, who played him in Batman Returns, has written a storyline for an 80th anniversary edition of the DC comic which sees him vaccinate the planet

Alison Flood

01, Dec, 2021 @10:46 AM

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DC Comics swaps Superman motto ‘the American way’ with ‘a Better Tomorrow’
Announcement comes after revelations that new version of Superman is bisexual

Edward Helmore

17, Oct, 2021 @2:10 PM

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DC Comics reveals latest Superman as bisexual in new issue
The Man of Steel will be in a same-sex relationship while combatting the climate crisis and protesting against the deportation of refugees

Benjamin Lee

11, Oct, 2021 @4:28 PM

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Marvel sues to retain control of Avengers characters
The comics giant has issued lawsuits in a bid to hold on to the copyright of heroes including Spider-Man and Iron Man

Alison Flood

27, Sep, 2021 @2:40 PM

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Why authors are turning down lucrative deals in favour of Substack
The newsletter platform has poached big names including Salman Rushdie along with a slew of comic book authors from DC and Marvel

David Barnett

03, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Batman’s sidekick, Robin, comes out as LGBTQ in new comic
DC’s latest issue of Batman: Urban Legends shows the superhero’s companion accepting a date invitation from another male character

Sian Cain

11, Aug, 2021 @10:50 AM

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Marvel and DC face backlash over pay: ‘They sent a thank you note and $5,000 – the movie made $1bn’
As the comics giants make billions from their storylines and characters, writers and artists are speaking out about their struggles for fair payment

Sam Thielman

09, Aug, 2021 @2:32 PM

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Is The Suicide Squad the beginning of the end for the superhero movie?
James Gunn’s gory, knowing reboot of the DC antihero adventure is part of a newer revisionist trend that suggests the genre might be going the way of the western

Brogan Morris

05, Aug, 2021 @2:19 PM

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The Suicide Squad review – eyeball-blitzing supervillain reboot
Guardians of the Galaxy’s James Gunn is a good directorial fit for the humour and freaky violence of DC’s bad-guy jamboree

Peter Bradshaw

28, Jul, 2021 @4:10 PM

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Power dressing: which superhero has the best costume?
From Superman’s y-fronts to Hulk’s tattered shorts, superheroes have made their fair share of fashion faux pas – but whose outfit actually works?

Henry Yates

07, Jun, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Putting the dark into DC: what would Christopher Nolan’s Extended Universe have looked like?
The visionary director was discussed for DC’s Superman reboot. Instead we got Cavill, Affleck and an almighty mess

Ben Child

28, May, 2021 @8:16 AM

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¡Kapow! Batman takes holiday in Benidorm in DC Comics anthology
Caped Crusader battles villains across the globe in Batman: the World – but he’s in Spain to relax

Sam Jones in Madrid

28, May, 2021 @4:00 AM

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