Michael Bay to direct Lobo?

By Alex Wiggan Transformers director Michael Bay could direct the new Lobo movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. is currently eyeing up the director as the studio’s top choice to helm the comic book movie. The Marmite director – famous for his explosive style of directing – has yet to sign onto the project, but with no more … Continue reading

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Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker?

By Alex Wiggan File this under ‘rumour’ for now, but according to Entertainment Weekly, Joaquin Phoenix is in the frame to play the Joker in the proposed Joker-solo movie. The movie – from director Todd Phillips – is currently in the pipeline as a separate project to the DC Extended Universe. The film doesn’t have a title yet, or much … Continue reading

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Review: Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles issue #1

By Alex Wiggan This week, DC Comics released the first issue of Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles. The comic – which is the latest in DC’s new take on classic Hanna-Barbera characters – focuses on Snagglepuss, the pink lion who first appeared in the Augie Doggie & Doggie Daddy show way back in the ‘50s. This new take on … Continue reading

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Action Comics #1000: 80 Years of Superman HC – What to expect

By Alex Wiggan Next year, Superman celebrates a huge anniversary – 80 years of comic book awesomeness! This significant milestone also happens to coincide with the 1000th issue of Action Comics. To celebrate the occasion, DC Comics is publishing two very special issues of Action Comics #1000 – a regular edition and a special, hard cover edition. The regular edition … Continue reading

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The DCEU to undergo a creative ‘shake-up’

By Alex Wiggan Warner Bros. is to restructure its DC Extended Universe (DCEU) following the less-than-stellar response to Justice League. According to Variety, the studio is planning a “shake-up” after a lukewarm reaction to the tent pole film. As part of this change, producer Jon Berg will step down from overseeing the comic book films. A replacement for Berg is … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #73: How to watch the DCAU in chronological order

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! This year marks the 25th anniversary of the DC Animated Universe (DCAU) – the interconnected universe spearheaded by writer/animator/producer Bruce Timm. The DCAU incorporates a wealth of material (nine shows, four movies, two animated shorts and 44 webisodes), running from Batman: The Animated Series (1992), through Superman: The Animated Series (1996), Justice League Unlimited (2006) and … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about a certain plot point that was missing from Justice League

By Alex Wiggan **SPOILER WARNING. THE FOLLOWING DISCUSSION INCLUDES SPOILERS FOR JUSTICE LEAGUE. IF YOU’VE NOT SEEN JUSTICE LEAGUE YET, AND YOU DON’T WANT THE FILM SPOILED FOR YOU, STOP READING NOW.** If you’re still reading then presumably you have seen Justice League or you have no issues with spoilers. Agreed? Good – then let’s talk shop. First and foremost, … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #71: Titan’s DC & TV-related comics (II)

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! This edition of The Honcho Round-up is part two of a special two-part focus on UK comics. The first part looked at Panini’s Collector’s Edition comics, while this edition of The Honcho Round-up looks at Titan’s offering. As mentioned in the previous Round-up, the comics published by both Panini and Titan have been cropping up … Continue reading

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Watch: Get to know the comic book origins of the Justice League

By Alex Wiggan This Friday, Warner Bros’ Justice League movie arrives in cinemas, uniting Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg for a huge, big screen adventure. Will the movie be any good? Who knows? Later this week I’ll be bringing you a review round-up to give you some indication of what to expect when the movie hits, … Continue reading

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Watch: Batman: Gotham by Gaslight trailer

By Alex Wiggan Good morning, folks! Let’s kick-start the week with a trailer, to ease us into a very cold Monday morning. The trailer – which you can view below – is for forthcoming DC animated movie, Batman: Gotham by Gaslight. For those unfamiliar with the film, Batman: Gotham by Gaslight is the 31st entry in the DC Universe Animated … Continue reading

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