Saturday 25th April 2015,
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Fan Fest Chicago

DC Comics World-Wide Super Hero Gathering

WORLDWIDE COSPLAY EVENT!!!!!! DC Comics/Warner Bros. Consumer Products – getting the Super Heroes together trying to break records – BRILLIANT!!!    Wonder Woman, Superman, Super Girl, Batwoman, Batman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Green Arrow and so many more Super Heroes [...]

April 20, 2015 Cosplay, Features
Baturday

Baturday: Convergence Week 2

This week, Convergence visited a few worlds from the pre-New 52 universe and as someone who grew up and began his lifelong love affair with comics (specifically DC Comics) in the 1990s, I was beyond pumped to see the Wildstorm [...]

April 18, 2015 Features
batman

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice Trailer Released by WB

Not even the two most recognizable heroes in all of films and comic books can stop the sheer power of the internet. No sooner had fans started printing their passes to the Monday IMAX event that was to be the [...]

April 17, 2015 Features
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You can’t force diversity

This is not the diversity we are looking for. With all of the recent and seemingly arbitrary changes in the nature of certain comic book characters and the push of the general fandom to have more characters hailing from other [...]

April 11, 2015 Features
Baturday

Baturday: Convergence Week 1

Welcome back, Bat fans!  This was a fun week for those who miss the pre-Flashpoint era of the DC Universe.  That being said, I’m going to spice things up a bit for the next two months.  You may have guessed [...]

April 11, 2015 Features
Baturday

Baturday: The end of the weeklies

Convergence is here!  Endgame is not quite done yet (somehow)!  And the weeklies have all come to an end… of sorts.  Here are this week’s books, as rated by Comic Booked’s resident Batman expert! Arkham Manor: Endgame #1 (One-Shot) – [...]

April 4, 2015 Features
Baturday

Baturday: A few more books end

A few titles ended this week from DC Comics, and to be completely honest, I’m sad to see them go.  Especially Batwoman, one of the most consistently strong titles on the stands.  At least we get an annual to wrap [...]

March 21, 2015 Features
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Why Superman And Wonder Woman’s New Costumes Suck

This summer, DC is making some changes. Changes to their most iconic characters. Here I am thinking that when something is “iconic,” well there are reasons for that. Part of what makes superheroes so iconic is their familiarity and their [...]

March 17, 2015 Features
Photo courtesy of David Sherman Begg

Things got Steamy in Lake Geneva’s former Playboy Mansion – Geneva Steam Convention 2015

Hugh Hefner planned parties at the ole Playboy Mansion, but nothing like Geneva Steam Convention’s Mid Winter Carnival on 6-8 March!   The first year steampunk convention started off friday with panels, vendors and everything prim and proper – but ended [...]

March 10, 2015 Cosplay, Features
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The DC Cinematic Universe has cast Amanda Waller

The DC Cinematic Universe has been causing some, umm, waves recently.  (Sorry.  Couldn’t help it.)  So it should come as no surprise that when the folks in charge of the Marvel Cinematic Universe releases a movie poster for Avengers: Age [...]

February 25, 2015 Movies and TV
Baturday

Baturday: “Where are my comics?” Edition

So I’ve got some sad news.  Granted, it’s mostly just sad for me, but still not a happy camper, nonetheless.  Weather is dumb.  And comics apparently don’t take priority when weather happens to mess up roads, shipping, and business-related shenanigans, [...]

February 21, 2015 Features
Aquaman

Unite the Seven with DC Cinematic Universe’s Aquaman

Jason Momoa is Aquaman!  Zack Snyder released a promotional image on Twitter late last night, exclaiming: “There is only one true king,” adding the official hashtag: #UniteTheSeven shortly thereafter.  This could have several different meanings, from the obvious “Aquaman is [...]

February 20, 2015 Movies and TV
Rob Liefeld - Deadpool artist with IBOT's Iron America

LUV TO THE ARTISTS WHO INSPIRE COSPLAYS – Favorites from Wizard World Madison

Artist Alley – best part of the con!  LUV the guys that bring us vivid eyefuls of Deadpool antics, harried damsels in distress saved by Superman, amazing fighting teams in Armored Forces, Powder Puff pizazz and or the artist that [...]

February 13, 2015 Cosplay, Features
Schleich

Schleich Releases Justice League Figures

I love toys. I especially love toys of my favorite super heroes. So, last year, when Schleich sent me a special limited run of the Joker figure for their upcoming Justice League set, I knew that I had to review [...]

February 12, 2015 Features
New 52 Pickup

New 52 Pick-Up: DC Comics changes things up a bit

Straight from the (web)pages of dccomics.com, this epic story just dropped in our laps.  And this lifelong DC fan couldn’t be happier!  Some changes, some new titles, some new books, and some long-awaited ongoings (and miniseries) will finally be gracing [...]

February 6, 2015 News

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