13th Nov2018

‘The Man of Steel’ Graphic Novel Review (DC Comics)

by Phil Wheat

Written by Brian Michael Bendis | Art by Jim Lee, Ivan Reis, Evan “Doc” Shaner, Ryan Sook, Kevin Maguire, Adam Hughes, Jason Fabok | Published by DC Comics A remorseless killer called Rogoal Zaar has arrived on Earth, bringing wide-scale death and destruction in his wake. Only Superman and his cousin, Supergirl, stand between Zaar and […]

03rd Aug2018

‘Batman: White Knight’ Graphic Novel Review

by Dan Clark

Writing and Art by Sean Murphy | Published by DC Comics The world of comics has long been filled with different versions of Batman. He is basically the Madonna of comics, reinventing himself for each new generation: from Adam West’s campy portrayal, to Frank Millers’ Dark Knight, to Christopher Nolan’s Batman in the real world. […]

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05th Jul2018

‘Dark Knights: Metal – Deluxe Edition’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Written by Scott Snyder | Art by Greg Capullo | Published by DC Comics | Format: Hardcover, 128pp Metal is one of those “event comics” that, even as a more casual reader of DC’s particular brand of comics, was hard to ignore. The bombastic nature of the marketing, the sheer aduklation poured upon the book […]

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22nd Jun2018

Nerd Buy: Funko’s new ’5 Star’ DC figure series

by Phil Wheat

Funko have announced the release a new line of figures titled 5 Star – beginning the new Pop-esque line with a new series of 3” figures inspired by your favourite DC characters: Batman, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, The Joker and Poison Ivy. The 5 Star line retains the same personality and style of Funko’s popular Pop! […]

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08th Jun2018

‘Supergirl: Being Super’ Graphic Novel Review

by Phil Wheat

Written by Mariko Tamaki | Art by Joelle Jones | Format: Paperback, 208pp | Published by DC Comics I’ll be honest as a comic reader I tend to stick to Marvel’s output. That’s not to say I’m not a DC fan, it’s more that my desire to read the companies output has waned over the […]

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04th May2018

‘Action Comics #1000′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Various | Art by Various | Published by DC Comics DC Comics have of late been celebrating the 80th anniversary of both a flagship title, in Action Comics, and their flagship character, Superman. Both are, of course, fully worthy of such accolades. Action Comics has been continuously published since the dawn of the […]

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02nd May2018

‘Teen Titans Go! To The Movies’ – Trailer & Poster

by Kevin Haldon

DC, and specifically Teen Titans fans, worldwide lost there damn minds a short while ago when we discovered we were finally getting a Teen Titans Go! movie. Its no secret that the TV show has been lauded and praised by fans for years and WB/DC finally decided to pull the trigger on an animated movie. […]

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01st May2018

‘Action Comics: 80 Years of Superman – Deluxe Edition’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Various | Art by Various | Published by DC Comics To paraphrase John Lennon, before Action Comics there was nothing. Action Comics was the comic book industry equivalent of the Big Bang. Prior to Action Comics you had comic books, but these were usually collections of previously published newspaper strips, repackaged to encourage […]

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09th Mar2018

‘Green Lantern: Earth One Vol.1′ Graphic Novel Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman | Art by Gabriel Hardman | Published by DC Comics So, what do you do when you want to draw in new readers to characters you have been publishing for over half a century? Why, you spruce them up of course. While long term fans like myself are happy […]

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13th Feb2018

‘Swamp Thing Winter Special’ Review (DC Comics)

by Dan Clark

Written by Tom King, Len Wein | Art by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Kelley Jones, Jason Fabok | Published by DC Comics Well, that will take some time to get over. Swamp Thing Winter Special is comic storytelling at its best. One that celebrates a comic legend and the work he has gifted the world. Even […]

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18th Jan2018

First trailer for DC animated movie ‘Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay’

by Phil Wheat

OK, so not everyone liked the Suicide Squad live-action movie (although on the scale of superhero movies it’s easily one of the better DCEU films), well now DC and Warner Bros. are making amends, sort of, with a brand new animated movie based on the misfit task force: Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay. Suicide Squad: […]

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23rd Nov2017

‘Doomsday Clock #1′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Geoff Johns | Art by Gary Frank | Published by DC Comics For many comic book fans Watchmen should be an untouchable work of art that is not interfered with by anyone. So the simple concept of Doomsday Clock will be too much to get beyond. DC has already shown they do not […]

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17th Nov2017

‘Justice League’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Review by Matthew Turner Stars: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, JK Simmons, Ciarán Hinds | Written by Chris Terrio, Joss Whedon | Directed by Zack Snyder DC’s Justice League has had a famously troubled production history, from panicked reshoots and […]

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10th Nov2017

Interview: Gal Gadot and Ezra Miller talk ‘Justice League’

by Phil Wheat

Directed by Zack Snyder and Joss Whedon, Justice League is the next film in the DCEU and stars Ben Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman (he’s not dead?), Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman; along with Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ezra Miller as The Flash and Ray Fisher as Cyborg. Fueled by his restored faith […]

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09th Oct2017

NYCC ’17: First look at ‘Constantine’ animated series

by Phil Wheat

It may have been cancelled a couple of years ago, but Constantine, along with it’s star Matt Ryan, refuse to go down without a fight! The latest news, from this years New York Comic Con, is that Ryan to reprise his role in a guest appearance as John Constantine in the forthcoming season of DC’s […]

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06th Oct2017

‘Batman: White Knight #1′ Review

by Dan Clark

Writing and Art by Sean Murphy | Published by DC Comics The world of comics has long been filled with different versions of Batman. He is basically the Madonna of comics reinventing himself for each new generation from Adam West’s campy portrayal to Frank Millers’ Dark Knight to Christopher Nolan’s Batman in the real world. […]

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03rd Oct2017

‘Batman The Dark Night: Master Race’ Graphic Novel Review

by Phil Wheat

Written by Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello | Art by Frank Miller, Andy Kubert, Klaus Jansen, Brad Anderson | Published by DC Comics | Distributed by Penguin Random House The ideas behind Batman The Dark Knight: The Master Race are huge in scope, touching on race, religion, society, etc. There’s a reason this collected book is […]

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08th Sep2017

‘The Flash: The Complete Third Season’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Over the last few weeks I’ve managed to review quite a few of the DC television shows. The Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl have been fun to watch, but one thing that has been missing are the crossover episodes that connect the shows with The Flash. Now I’m reviewing The Flash: The Complete Third Season I’m […]

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31st Aug2017

Culture Dump #6: Can we all just admit the DCU Movieverse is totally winging it?

by Simon Bland

Superhero movies. We’ll have to find a way to live with them because there’s absolutely no chance we’re ever going to live without them. Remember simpler times where death and taxes were the only guarantees in life? Well now spandex clad heroes with dodgy backstories have joined the ranks of things we’ll never be able […]

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28th Aug2017

‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: The Complete Second Season’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

After being scattered through time, the Legends of Tomorrow are saved by Dr. Nate Heywood (Nick Zano). Now though they find themselves up against the Legion of Doom who are determined to get hold of the Spear of Destiny, which will give them the ability to change reality. Having not seen season one of the […]

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29th Jun2017

‘Martian Manhunter/Marvin the Martian Special #1′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Steve Orlando, Frank, J. Barbiere, Jim Fanning | Art by Jerome K. Moore, John Loter | Published by DC Comics “Martian Manhunter tries to halt Marvin the Martian’s determination for world domination. J’onn is conflicted with his own Martian identity as he attempts to stop the hapless, determined Marvin from blowing Earth to bits in order to gain […]

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23rd Jun2017

‘Action Comics #981′ & ‘Green Lantern Corps #22′ Review

by Dan Clark

Action Comics #981 Written by Dan Jurgens | Art by Jackson Herbert | Published by DC Comics Superman haters often complain that it is impossible to construct a compelling story because he is just so powerful. How can you have stakes when your hero can do just about anything? Well with this arc Dan Jurgens’s answer to […]

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