DC Comics

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James Gunn’s plans for DC are brave, bold and bereft of Batfleck – apparently
Can the film-maker revolutionise DC with a slate of five movies, with new and old actors, that will interconnect superhero stories?

Ben Child

03, Feb, 2023 @1:19 PM

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Multiverse mania: can DC replicate Marvel’s blueprint for success?
DC Studios will take a leaf out of its rival’s book with The Flash’s alternate-reality plot. Cheap gimmick – or smart path to revival?

Ben Child

06, Jan, 2023 @11:34 AM

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After ditching Henry Cavill’s Superman, can James Gunn really turn DC around?
The studio’s new chief exec has enjoyed a trigger-happy start, scrapping Cavill’s Man of Steel as well as Wonder Woman 3. But he must be given time to realise his vision

Ben Child

16, Dec, 2022 @10:14 AM

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Henry Cavill dropped as Superman weeks after announcing return to role
Actor says ‘this news isn’t the easiest’ as DC Studio’s new co-chairman James Gunn builds new universe

Sian Cain

15, Dec, 2022 @3:32 AM

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Pow! Why female writers are a top draw in the world of comics
As 15,000 fans gather in Yorkshire this weekend, authors tell how the male domination of the genre was broken

David Barnett

13, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Bound for the reload: how DC’s new maestro James Gunn rebuilt his career
Sacked by Marvel for offensive tweets, the film-maker has gone from Guardian of the Galaxy to master of the DC universe

Ben Child

28, Oct, 2022 @1:46 PM

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Black Adam: Dwayne Johnson’s new kind of superhero and a DC reset – discuss with spoilers
It might well be the perfect role for Dwayne Johnson but can Jaume Collet-Serra’s violent and occasionally knuckle-headed film really get DC back on track?

Ben Child

24, Oct, 2022 @2:46 PM

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Gotham Knights review – a promising spin-off that wilts in Batman’s shadow
The latest DC adaptation struggles to craft something spectacular from its ensemble cast and role-playing action

Edwin Evans-Thirlwell

20, Oct, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Black Adam review – the Rock is back in Spandex for surrealist superhero comedy
With his imposing bulk and gift for deadpan humour, Dwayne Johnson makes a charismatic DC hero – but sadly, he’s in a class of his own

Peter Bradshaw

18, Oct, 2022 @9:30 PM

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Batgirl axed, The Flash floundering – can Black Adam turn things round for DC’s troubled superheroes?
Any company with characters like Batman and Wonder Woman should be laughing all the way to the bank. So why are DC and its owner Warner Bros struggling with so many projects?

Steve Rose

18, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Dwayne Johnson is wrong: a Marvel/DC crossover would be disastrous
The Black Adam star has hinted at attempting the ultimate display of fan service – but the two franchises couldn’t be a worse match

Ben Child

14, Oct, 2022 @8:39 AM

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Stop laughing at the back: why shouldn’t Joker 2 be a musical?
With Lady Gaga and Brendon Gleeson in the cast, director Todd Phillips sequel project would sit fine with the nuttiness of the current DC universe

Ben Child

09, Sep, 2022 @10:14 AM

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