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: 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…

Batwoman Costume Revealed

The shadow of a bat has been cast over the internet as the first image of Ruby Rose as the CW’s Batwoman has emerged online. Rose will first play Kate “Batwoman” Kane on the now-annual DC crossover event later this year, then reprise the role for a pilot that will hopefully be picked up for…

Batman and Superman Return to Theaters

The Dark Knight and the Man of Steel are returning to movie screens this fall, as Fathom Events is hosting screenings of Batman: Mask of the Phantasm and Superman: The Movie! Mask of the Phantasm, an animated movie from the creative team behind Batman: The Animated Series, was released in 1993, making this year its…