DC Comics Moves to Censor Iconic Comic Book Art

After the publication of psychiatrist Fredric Wertham’s book Seduction of the Innocent in 1954, which accused comic books of having a negative impact on the minds of children, publishers opted to create a self-regulating oversight committee over government regulation of comic book content. This committee would be known as the Comics Code Authority. The organization’s…

Why I’m Excited: Pennyworth

Batman has gone through a myriad of iterations over the years; yet, for every comic book adventure, every movie, and every TV show, Alfred has always been there to dispense advice and patch up the Caped Crusader. In many ways, Alfred has gone through just as much change as the Dark Knight himself, appearing in…

Why I’m Excited: Superman: Year One

Over the years, comic book mythology has grown and changed, particularly at DC Comics. In the 80s, DC decided to revamp its iconic heroes. As a result, the company created new origin tales for the World’s Finest: The Man of Steel by John Byrne and Batman: Year One by Frank Miller, both of which defined…

Joker Trailer Arrives Online

It looks like we’re about to see what made the Joker smile as the first trailer for Joker, the DC stand-alone feature, has arrived online. This trailer makes the film seem like, well, no other comic book movie we’ve seen before. Joaquin Phoenix was once quoted as saying he wanted to do a character study…

Pennyworth Teaser Arrives Online

We’re about to discover how Alfred became Batman’s beloved butler, as the first teaser for the Batman prequel series Pennyworth is finally online. For me, it’s always nice when a TV teaser really sets the tone for what the show is, something that I feel many trailers in the past haven’t been able to do…