Opinion

Nostalgia: Is It Hurting Current Comic Book Films?

Nostalgia: Is It Hurting Current Comic Book Films?

July 22nd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

We are living in the golden age of comic book films, but that does not mean that we are the first generation to love them. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli examines the role nostalgia plays in today’s comic book film industry. There has always been a...

MCU And DCEU Pioneers Who Shaped A Decade Of Cinema

MCU And DCEU Pioneers Who Shaped A Decade Of Cinema

July 22nd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

When thinking of the DC and Marvel Cinematic Universes, many people associate a few key pioneers with their success. Whether it be an actor, director, or a top executive within the production company, each of these people have had a very integral part in the...

‘Wonder Woman’ Becomes Biggest Live-Action Directed By A Woman

‘Wonder Woman’ Becomes Biggest Live-Action Directed By A Woman

June 26th, 2017 | by Breaking News

Patty Jenkins' first feature film in 14 years becomes the highest-grossing female-directed live action feature of all time, breaking the record previously held by "Mamma Mia." 'Wonder Woman' Becomes Biggest Live-Action Directed By A Woman Should it surpass a $665 million global box office return,...

Patty Jenkins Writing ‘Wonder Woman 2’ With Studio Head

Patty Jenkins Writing ‘Wonder Woman 2’ With Studio Head

June 22nd, 2017 | by Breaking News

"Patty and I are writing the treatment right now," he told Variety. "The goal is to make another great 'Wonder Woman' film." "I had a blast making it with Patty the first time. We've got a cool idea for the second one." There were no...

Where Does Watchmen Fit Into The Rebirth DC Universe?

Where Does Watchmen Fit Into The Rebirth DC Universe?

March 12th, 2017 | by Kyle King

These are exciting times to be a DC Comics fan. The publisher’s Rebirth relaunch has been a stunning success, and the promises of Geoff Johns’s DC Universe: Rebirth #1 are starting to come to fruition, with Superman: Reborn underway and The Button forthcoming next month....

Review: Superman #18

Review: Superman #18

March 4th, 2017 | by Kyle King

Superman #18 saw the light of day on Wednesday, beginning the highly anticipated Superman: Reborn crossover. The storyline's first installment was written by Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason, the latter of whom also pencilled the issue. ComiConverse's Man of Steel reporter, T. Kyle King,...

We ComiConverse With Gene Luen Yang

We ComiConverse With Gene Luen Yang

March 1st, 2017 | by Kyle King

Gene Luen Yang, currently the writer of DC Comics' New Super-Man, recently received the prestigious honor of being named a 2016 MacArthur Foundation Fellow. The so-called "genius grant" goes to distinguished individual recipients and fosters their creative endeavors by providing them with a $625,000 stipend...

Batfleck: Why We May Be Taking Him For Granted

Batfleck: Why We May Be Taking Him For Granted

December 31st, 2016 | by Joseph Gioeli

Ben Affleck's depiction of the Bat earlier this year in Batman v Superman fell under some immediate scrutiny. Since then, critics and fans alike have mitigated their negative reviews and at least tried to give this Batman a second chance. Our Joseph Gioeli takes a look...

Book Review: The Art and Making of The Flash

Book Review: The Art and Making of The Flash

December 27th, 2016 | by Yul Espinosa

The making of The Flash on The CW is an achievement that will probably be studied by pop-culture creators for quite some time. Here, our Yul Espinosa takes a look at a recent book covering the art that has caught the attention of fans across...

Review: Action Comics Rebirth

Review: Action Comics Rebirth

November 3rd, 2016 | by Yul Espinosa

 Action Comics Rebirth is one of the many hit story arcs on the market from DC Comics at the moment. Here, our own Yul Espinosa takes a look at the series so far and the success of its creative team. Review: Action Comics Rebirth  ...

Review: Superman #8

Review: Superman #8

October 8th, 2016 | by Kyle King

Superman #8 began the latest story arc for the pre-Flashpoint Man of Steel and his son, the new Superboy. In the opening chapter of Escape from Dinosaur Island, co-authors Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason teamed up with penciller Doug Mahnke for an adventure inspired...

The DCEU: Superman And The Flash To The Rescue

The DCEU: Superman And The Flash To The Rescue

September 23rd, 2016 | by Ryan Mayer

The DCEU is now a fully matured franchise and its upcoming Justice League films will do much to solidify its reputation amongst fans, for good or for ill. Here, our Ryan Mayer looks at the impact that Superman and The Flash can have on the...

Justice League: Batman’s Brutal Behaviour To Be Addressed

Justice League: Batman’s Brutal Behaviour To Be Addressed

September 9th, 2016 | by Matt Dandridge

Yesterday was a monster day for future DC Extended Universe (DCEU) instalments, as The Wall Street Journal got to sit down one on one with DC's headmaster Geoff Johns. Justice League: Batman's Brutal Behaviour To Be Addressed Not only did Geoff Johns confirm Deathstroke as Joe...

Review: DC Rebirth #1

Review: DC Rebirth #1

June 13th, 2016 | by Ryan Mayer

DC Rebirth has been on of the biggest events in comics, and our own Ryan Mayer is here to give his breakdown of the first issue. The biggest problem DC Comics has had over the years is that by going through with big reboots, back...

Review: DC Universe: Rebirth #1
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Review: DC Universe: Rebirth #1

May 29th, 2016 | by Kyle King

DC Universe: Rebirth #1 was released on Wednesday, signaling the start of a significant shift in the continuity of the DC Universe, even if the publisher insists it is not a reboot. ComiConverse’s Superman writer, T. Kyle King, takes a look at the 80-page giant...

Jimmy Olsen: 75 Years of Superman’s Pal

Jimmy Olsen: 75 Years of Superman’s Pal

October 23rd, 2015 | by Kyle King

DC Comics has spent the last couple of years commemorating the 75th birthdays of some of the industry giant's most venerable superhero comics characters, but there is one glaring omission. Our Superman writer, Kyle King, offers some suggestions on how to correct this error. Superhero...

“The Batman” To Be Standalone Film
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“The Batman” To Be Standalone Film

July 11th, 2015 | by Ryan Mayer

Ben Affleck will remain in Gotham longer than many anticipated. The Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice star will be directing the next Batman film along with veteran comic writer Geoff Johns. It was revealed on July 9th, that Ben Affleck will be starring as...

Review: Action Comics #41

Review: Action Comics #41

June 16th, 2015 | by Kyle King

Action Comics #41 is on the shelf and we have everything you need to know right here on ComiConverse. The New 52 is now old hat. We all have graduated from Grant Morrison’s Multiversity, the DC Universe has converged, and, now, we move on to...

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