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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.

The History of Batman on Film

The Caped Crusader. The Dark Knight. Bruce Wayne’s alter ego. The goddamn Batman. No matter what you call him, there’s no denying that he’s an iconic American superhero. He is, first and foremost, a comic book character, but comic books couldn’t contain him. He began appearing on film less than five years after he was […]

BY Salomé Gonstad August 17, 2019
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Krypton Canceled by Syfy, Also Development Halted on Lobo Spinoff Series

The ambitious series about Superman’s grandfather will not return after ending its second season this week. SyFy wanted Krypton canceled after its ratings fell by more than half for the sophomore season. Interestingly, they first planned to expand the franchise by spinning off a series based on the Lobo character, which we reported in June. […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 17, 2019
DCTV Shows
The House of Mystery: The Strangest Home in the DC Universe

The House of Mystery is located just north of Louisville, Kentucky. Right past the IHOP (you know the one). It also simultaneously exists in Sandman’s realm of the Dreaming, just past the Gates of the Horn. The House is a structure, often used as a base of operations for various superheroes, or to house patients, […]

BY Roman Colombo August 14, 2019
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Marlon Wayans Wants to Play Plastic Man in a DC Movie

Every kid and adult of a certain age knows what superhero they want to be. For actors, however, they have a chance to at least portray their favorite hero on the screen. In Living Color and Scary Movie star Marlon Wayans wants to play Plastic Man in a movie, so he might actually get the […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 13, 2019
DCMovies
Legendary Comic Artist Ernie Colón Dead at 88

According to his Facebook page, the artist Ernie Colón has passed away at the age of 88. He leaves behind a staggering body of work that stretched across several genres. In case you’re not familiar with his art, here is a look back at his career. Started Out in Comics Born in Puerto Rico, Colón […]

BY Salomé Gonstad August 10, 2019
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Did Jason Momoa Threaten to Not Shoot Aquaman 2 Over Thirty Meter Telescope Protests?

For those in Hawaii participating in the Thirty Meter Telescope protests, a big-screen comic book hero just rode to their rescue. (On a wave, no doubt.) Jason Momoa, DC’s Aquaman, traveled to his birthplace of Hawaii, where he took in some motorcycle riding and cultural exchange with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Yet, he’s also […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 9, 2019
DCMovies
The Kitchen Comic: The Brutal Series That Inspired The Warner Bros. Film

Cinema works in cycles. If a film in a certain genre makes money, then there are going to be more of them. Mob movies may not currently be en vogue but the new movie featuring Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Hadish, and Elisabeth Moss is a comic book film. The Kitchen comic first debuted from the now-defunct […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 8, 2019
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How Can Batwoman Survive the Fan-Hate? CW Show Faces Harsh Criticism

How can Batwoman survive the fan-hate its getting from angry people on YouTube who object to the female empowerment message in the show.

BY Joshua M. Patton August 6, 2019
DCPop CultureTV Shows
Titans Season 2 Trailer Promises Costumed Antics, Skips First Season Story Resolution

There is a new Titans season 2 trailer, giving us the first look at the next season. It looks great, but leaves fans with many questions.

BY Joshua M. Patton August 6, 2019
DCTV Shows
Kevin Conroy will Play Bruce Wayne in Crisis On Infinite Earths

The roster of DC legends showing in this year’s annual CW superhero crossover, Crisis On Infinite Earths, keeps growing longer. At the Television Critic’s Association gathering Sunday, the CW announced Kevin Conroy will play Bruce Wayne in the five-episode event. Conroy is best known for being the voice of both Wayne and his masked alter […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 4, 2019
DCTV Shows
Inside Xbox: News from Gamescom 2019

Gamescom doesn’t have the following that E3 has. In recent years, however, it has grown into a big event for gaming news, trailers, and announcements. There are a lot of things coming from Gamescom 2019, and the Inside Xbox event really set the stage for an exciting week. Let’s break down each big moment in […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 19, 2019
History of Mario – Side Series Games

Mario is a busy dude. He’s constantly fighting off Bowser, and his 7+ kids, as he defends the Mushroom Kingdom from evil. What about his other adventures? It’s obvious that the mainline Mario games are a huge part of the iconic plumber. That being said, what happens in Mario’s other adventures? The History of Mario […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 18, 2019
The History of CD Projekt Red – Games and More

Ask any gaming critic or fan and they’ll tell you they can already foresee next year’s biggest release. Cyberpunk 2077 is going to be the biggest game of 2020. It’s no surprise the company behind The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt is garnishing so much attention and anticipation. In fact, when the company announced an […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 18, 2019
Best Games of 2019 – First Half of the Year

We’re well into August, so it’s time to consider the best games of 2019 for the first half of the year. It’s been a somewhat quiet year so far. Although some games are still selling well, a lot of the heavy hitters are coming up in the second half of 2019. That means you may […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 14, 2019

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Three Ways Kevin Feige Can Bring the X-Men Into the MCU

When the news broke that Disney purchased much of the 20th Century Fox entertainment business, fans rejoiced because it meant, finally, that Marvel can bring the X-Men into the MCU. Yet, this presents a problem. First, the X-Men already have an established shared universe. Though with Dark Phoenix now the lowest-grossing X-film ever, that shared […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 20, 2019
Mindhunter Season 2 Review: The Downfall Of Following Reality

Mindhunter first released on Netflix in October of 2017. Fans became immediately intrigued by the true-crime series, created by Joe Penhall, with co-executive producers David Fincher and Charlize Theron. Loosely following John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker’s book Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit, season one looks at the beginning of psychoanalyzing killers, […]

BY Meghan Hale August 19, 2019
Inside Xbox: News from Gamescom 2019

Gamescom doesn’t have the following that E3 has. In recent years, however, it has grown into a big event for gaming news, trailers, and announcements. There are a lot of things coming from Gamescom 2019, and the Inside Xbox event really set the stage for an exciting week. Let’s break down each big moment in […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 19, 2019
The 5 Best Original Anime Created Exclusively For Netflix

‘Netflix Original’ can mean a lot of things. So here is 5 orginal Anime content created exclusvely for the streaming giant.

BY Shah Shahid August 19, 2019