Tag: DC Comics

WB and DC Comics Announce Movie Slate Through 2020

Posted: October 15, 2014 at 12:42 pm   /   Comic Books, Film, Local

  No need to bury the lead folks.  There you have it,  the DC Cinematic Universe has been set.  At a shareholder meeting today, Kevin Tsujihara (CEO of Warner Brothers) made the blockbuster announcement.  Not only will Zack Snyder’s Justice League be broken up into two movies, but we will also get a stand alone […]

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Fox’s GOTHAM May Be Batman’s Best Spin-Off

Posted: October 1, 2014 at 9:27 am   /   Featured, Local, Television Reviews

For many decades, Batman has been one of the most popular and recognizable superheroes. He has been featured in endless comics, a number of different films, television, and animated adaptations, and several games. He has also been idolized by millions of children for the better part of a century. Furthermore, the world of Gotham City—the […]

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The Long Box – Casting Call: “Batman: Under the Hood”

Posted: August 22, 2014 at 11:25 am   /   Comic Books, Film, Local, The Long Box

With the recent rumors about the plot of Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, I decided to take a look at one of my favorite Batman stories from the last 10 years. The Bat-Franchise is one of Warner Brothers most lucrative properties.  The advantage of having Ben Affleck make his debut in a non solo Batman […]

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The Longbox: Casting Wonder Woman for the DC Film Universe

Posted: December 8, 2013 at 8:50 pm   /   Comic Books, Coming Soon, Local

It’s been awhile since you were treated to the meanderings and rants of this comic fan, but fear not!! I have returned! On this edition of “The Longbox”, I’m going to give you my thoughts and insights on the recent casting of Gal Gadot (Fast 6) as DC’s flagship female character, Wonder Woman.  Was she the […]

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New York City Comic Con 2013 – All News and Announcements

Posted: October 18, 2013 at 3:57 pm   /   Comic Books, Film, Local, Movie News, Television

New York City hosted it’s annual Comic Con this past weekend.  Much like all the other major cities that host a Comic Convention, there are a plethora of news, reveals, and announcements.  This show was no different.  Every publisher made some big announcements, but yet again, Marvel Comics and Marvel Studios stole the show. I’ll […]

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Comic Review: Forever Evil #1 by Geoff Johns & David Finch

Posted: September 7, 2013 at 2:15 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Comic Books, Local

 Forever Evil  Written by Geoff Johns  Art by David Finch & Richard Friend  Colors by Sonia Oback It only took DC two years of the New 52 before they decided that they needed a company wide  crossover.  I give them credit for lasting that long. Spinning out of the events from “Trinity War” (a six […]

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Ben Affleck is Batman in the ‘Man of Steel’ Sequel

Posted: August 23, 2013 at 11:18 am   /   Comic Books, Local, Movie News

The news broke late last night that Academy Award winner, Ben Affleck has been selected to play Bruce Wayne/Batman in Zach Snyder’s “Man of Steel” sequel. If you’ve been following the tumultuous production of the Justice League movie, you would know that Warner Brothers wanted Ben Affleck to direct that massive feature. Affleck turned it […]

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Zach Snyder to Meet with Frank Miller About the “Man of Steel” Sequel

Posted: August 4, 2013 at 8:53 am   /   Comic Books, Film, Local

Zach Snyder has already adapted two of Frank Miller’s graphic novels, 300 and Snyder is penning the 300 sequel.  So why wouldn’t he talk to Miller about the upcoming Superman/Batman movie?  I mean, Miller did write the knock down, drag out brawl between the two DC icons in The Dark Knight Returns. According to a […]

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Comic Review: Batman/Superman #2 by Greg Pak and Jae Lee

Posted: August 1, 2013 at 8:17 am   /   Comic Book Reviews, Comic Books, Local

Batman/Superman #2 Written by Greg Pak Art by Jae Lee When the New 52 reboot was announced, I was under the impression that the folks in charge would take a similar approach to the reboot back in 1986.  That wasn’t the case.  In 1986 (when the universe was rebooted at the end of Crisis on Infinite […]

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Blu-ray Review – DC Universe Animated Original: ‘The Justice League – The Flashpoint Paradox’

Posted: July 24, 2013 at 7:57 pm   /   Comic Books, DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews, Local

The DC Animated Universe has a pretty solid track record (if you omit Green Lantern: First Flight).  The people in charge are usually able to take the source material to heart and produce some really good animated movies.  For the most part, all of the flicks in the DCU Animated line have been taken from […]

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