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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The Honcho Round-up #67: All 30 DC Universe Animated Original Movies to date

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Tomorrow, Warner Bros. Animation/Warner Home Video releases the DC Universe Animated Original Movies 10th Anniversary Collection on Blu-ray. Although the set is not available in the UK (boo!) the US and Australian sets can be ordered online and, so long as you check before purchasing, they should play on most UK players. The collection, which … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #52: What the heck is going on with the DC movies?

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! If you’re a comic book movie fan then you’ll know that the last couple of days have been both exciting and confusing. On the one hand, news has hit that Warner Bros has many, many DC movies in the works – including three films featuring The Joker! On the other hand, the details being released … Continue reading

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SDCC: DC Extended Universe movie slate

By Alex Wiggan Amongst all the news and trailers that have cropped up over the course of this weekend, including that Justice League trailer, is news that Warner Bros has decided what DCEU movies to release over the next few years. Many of the movies have been discussed previously, so are in no way a surprise, but there are a … Continue reading

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What is the highest grossing Batman movie?

By Alex Wiggan Warner Bros has announced it is to bring forthcoming animated movie, Batman and Harley Quinn to the big screen in the US. The ‘one night only’ screening will take place on August 14th, a day before its digital release and two weeks ahead of its DVD/Blu-ray release. The one night only screening is the latest in a … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-Up #14: DC’s Hanna-Barbera annuals – The verdict

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! This week, four DC/Hanna-Barbera mash-up annuals have arrived in comic stores. Priced at $4.99 (each) the annuals include one full-length story, as well as a one back-up tale and feature heroes such as Batman, Adam Strange and Green Lantern in stories starring Top Cat, The Jetsons and The Flintstones. Keen to keep you in the … Continue reading

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Was Scarecrow originally part of Suicide Squad?

By Alex Wiggan Here’s an interesting one for you. Of all the DC villains to appear in Suicide Squad, which high profile Bat-villain didn’t make the cut? If you said Scarecrow, you’d be right! It seems that Professor Jonathan Crane, aka the Scarecrow, was up for a part in Suicide Squad, but before the film went before cameras the part … Continue reading

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Suicide Squad nabs an Oscar and joins an elite club

By Alex Wiggan Last night, the 89th Academy Awards ceremony took place and among all the glitz and glamour (and cock-ups), something rather special happened – Suicide Squad picked up an Academy Award. Yep, David Ayer’s anti-hero flick featuring Harley Quinn, the Joker and Batman, received an Oscar for Best Makeup and Hairstyling! Pretty surprising news really; especially when you … Continue reading

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Mel Gibson for Suicide Squad sequel?

By Alex Wiggan We did not see this one coming: It is currently being reported that actor/director, Mel Gibson could take over directing duties for Suicide Squad 2. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros is in talks with Gibson to take on the job for the proposed DC sequel. Gibson is currently making a comeback thanks to the positive … Continue reading

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DC Comics to continue its Hanna-Barbera makeovers

By Alex Wiggan Are you a fan of DC Comics’ recent Hanna-Barbera comic book reboots? Well, if the answer is yes, you’re in luck – more reworked Hanna-Barbera stories are on the way. This March, DC will release a series of superhero/Hanna-Barbera themed annuals featuring a wealth of classic characters. Each book will include one main story, along with one … Continue reading

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