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In just a few months, the first-ever female-led “Bat” series will premiere on the CW. It closes out Batman’s 80th anniversary year. One would think fans would be pleased to be getting more Bat-action. Even more, it’s a fresh story we’ve not seen before. Yet, instead, we are left wondering how Batwoman can survive the fan-hate directed at it. Most of it gets directed at all of the trailers released thus far. Pop culture editor Salomé Gonstad covered this initial backlash last month. As more and more trailers hit YouTube, the hate continues. Many of these folks believe Batwoman can’t survive the fan-hate, thanks to the power of the “like” to “dislike” ratio on YouTube.

Tom Ellis’ Lucifer to Appear In Crisis On Infinite Earths CW Crossover: Rumor

This year’s annual Arrowverse crossover is one of the biggest ever attempted for television. The Crisis on Infinite Earths story will see the CW superhero shows crossover with other DC shows, like Tom Welling returning from Smallville. A new rumor suggests that Tom Ellis’s Lucifer will appear on the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover in […]

BY Joshua M. Patton October 13, 2019
DCTV Shows
Titans Superboy and Krypto Debut Changes the Game for the Series

In the sting at the end of the first season, we got our first look at the Titans version of Superboy and Krypto. We saw Joshua Orpin walking naked through a destroyed lab in order to free a white dog with heat-vision eyes. Rather than happening concurrently with the events of the first season finale, […]

BY Joshua M. Patton October 13, 2019
DCTV Shows
Saga of the Swamp Thing by Alan Moore (Best Run Ever Part 2)

Alan Moore Saga of the Swamp Thing, his first critically acclaimed comics, is an intense read. Every issue is packed with massive ideas and massive emotions to match them. He gets into themes of separation anxiety, the nature of power vs tranquility, and the prejudiced treatment of “non-traditional” couples. It is a heavy series, even […]

BY Roman Colombo October 12, 2019
COMICSDC
The Flash Season 6 Premiere Highlights the Real Crisis: Keeping Hope Alive in the Face of Grief

In The Flash fifth season finale, Barry and Iris lost their daughter from the future, Nora played by Jessica Parker Kennedy. In the opening of this next season, time has passed but both Grant Gustin’s and Candice Patton’s characters are in denial. The Flash season 6 premiere teases the big Crisis On Infinite Earths crossover, […]

BY Joshua M. Patton October 11, 2019
DCTV Shows
DC Titans Jason Todd Poll Asks if Robin Should Live or Die on Titans?

DC is having a bit of a moment right now. Obviously the successes of the Joker have little to do with the DC Universe, but nevertheless, it’s a win. Despite the drama surrounding many DC Universe shows and the failures of the DC Cinematic Universe, there are some things the comic titan is doing right. […]

BY Taylor Bauer October 10, 2019
DCTV Shows
Batwoman Gets Low Rotten Tomatoes Review Score In What Seems Like a Targeted Campaign

Given the backlash to the Batwoman trailer, it seemed that this show would be in for some trouble. While the series premiere went off okay, we still find ourselves wondering if Batwoman can survive the fan-hate. Today’s controversy is that Batwoman has only an eight percent score on Rotten Tomatoes, but is it a targeted […]

BY Joshua M. Patton October 9, 2019
DCPop CultureTV Shows
Batwoman TV Show Review: Did It Deserve the Backlash?

When I wrote about the backlash to the Batwoman TV show’s trailers, I admittedly had no skin in the game. This may be received as sacrilege, but I don’t actually watch any of The CW’s superhero block. I also have no feelings about Batwoman, positive or negative. So my approach to the backlash was almost […]

BY Salomé Gonstad October 7, 2019
DCTV Shows
The Flash Season 6 Trailer Is All About the Crisis On Infinite Earths (and Maybe the Flash of 2024)

The trailer for the final season of Arrow focused on the end of Oliver Queen’s journey with hints about the big CW crossover event. The Flash season 6 trailer focuses mostly on the coming crisis, which the show teased in its pilot episode. The headline “Flash Missing, Vanishes in Crisis” may have started out as […]

BY Joshua M. Patton October 3, 2019
DCTV Shows
Brandon Routh Is the Kingdom Come Superman, but What Does That Mean?

The news that Superman will return rocked Comic-Con, even more so when the character revealed a stylized “S” logo that looked familiar. The first picture of Brandon Routh as Superman again revealed that the theories were right about the character he’s playing. Brandon Routh will play the Kingdom Come Superman, which excites a lot of […]

BY Joshua M. Patton October 2, 2019
COMICSDCTV Shows
The First Birds of Prey Trailer Sets Harley Quinn Free from the Joker

While comics movie fans are dissecting reviews of Joker, the next DC film features a character who, previously, was inseparable from him. The new trailer for Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) shows how the titular character lives a Joker-free life. We know from set photos of the Harley Quinn […]

BY Joshua M. Patton October 1, 2019
DCMovies
Fortnite Chapter 2 Trailer Intros New Map

Quite possibly the biggest game around right now, Fortnite is looking to keep players interested and invested with some major changes. If you didn’t catch the Fortnite chapter 2 trailer, here’s everything you need to know about the new map and things Epic Games is introducing. Fortnite Chapter 2 Trailer Shows Off New Digs There […]

BY Taylor Bauer October 15, 2019
Fortnite Season 11 Darkness Sends Fans into Uproar

Ahead of Fortnite’s newest season, which is the game’s 11th if you’re keeping score at home, Epic Games raised the stakes. Rather than hype players up with a crazy loot drop, or new in-game features, the Fortnite map we all know and love disappeared. Literally, as there is currently no map to play Fortnite on. […]

BY Taylor Bauer October 14, 2019
Google Stadia Broadband Caps Cause Major Concern

There are a lot of changes coming to the video game industry. For starters, the major home console makers are setting the stage for a new generation. We’re expected to see the new PS5 and Microsoft’s Xbox Scarlett (name pending) next year for the holidays. Plus, the Switch Lite is now on shelves, providing a […]

BY Taylor Bauer October 14, 2019
Fortnite Profits Drop Steeply – Is the Fad Waning?

Flash back to the 2018 holiday season. Fortnite, a free to play multiplayer titan, seemed unstoppable. Like anything in pop culture, however, nothing lasts at its peak forever. Recent news that Fortnite profits drop steeply when you look at 2019 Q2 trends points to some positives and negatives for Epic Games moving forward. Why did […]

BY Taylor Bauer October 10, 2019

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Kevin Feige Promoted to Chief Creative Officer at Marvel Studios, Overseeing, Well, Everything

That a seismic shake-up was underway at Marvel was apparent. The Sony and Disney standoff over Spider-Man, rumors that Marvel Studios would take over Marvel Television, and an ambitious MCU Phase 4 line-up. However, what that shake-up was remained a mystery until now. Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios, was promoted to Chief Creative Officer, […]

BY Joshua M. Patton October 15, 2019
Fortnite Chapter 2 Trailer Intros New Map

Quite possibly the biggest game around right now, Fortnite is looking to keep players interested and invested with some major changes. If you didn’t catch the Fortnite chapter 2 trailer, here’s everything you need to know about the new map and things Epic Games is introducing. Fortnite Chapter 2 Trailer Shows Off New Digs There […]

BY Taylor Bauer October 15, 2019
Doctor Doom #1 Shows He Loves Latveria More than Doom

Doctor Victor Von Doom, the ruler of the fictional country Latveria, might have the biggest ego in comics. It’s a toss-up between him and Lex Luthor, really. And as one of the biggest villains in Marvel Comics, Doom has caused mayhem and death all over the universe. So, how is it possible that he not […]

BY Roman Colombo October 15, 2019
Zoe Kravitz Will Be The Batman’s Catwoman

After a series of screen tests with various actresses, it is now official. Zoe Kravitz will play Catwoman, opposite Robert Pattinson, in Matt Reeves’s The Batman. Here are the details we know so far about her role, including, perhaps, the most surprising part of her casting. What Role Will Catwoman Play in the Upcoming Movie? […]

BY Salomé Gonstad October 15, 2019