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Topic: DC Comics

How DC Became the Hero That Television Deserves

Marvel? Meh. The small screen belongs to a new breed of old favorites

From Superman and Wonder Woman to The Flash, more than 10,000 characters populate the universe of DC Entertainment. For TV networks seeking a foothold in a world of increasing competition…

From Stage to Superhero: The Flash's Grant Gustin Has Always Been on the Fast Track

CW star talks about his dancing, his costume and (shh) his Superman tattoo

It's the biggest show on the CW and on track to become the network's most-watched series ever. The Flash, it appears, really can outrun everything. As with any prime-time property, especially…

DC Is Getting Its TV on This Fall

The Flash, Constantine and Gotham all coming soon

“I was Dick Donner’s assistant for four years, where I just constantly asked him about Superman,” confessed Geoff Johns, chief creative officer of DC Comics. “And The Goonies. He told…

Report: Superman Is the Most Toxic Superhero Online

Kal-El websites have more spyware, spam and digital threats than other characters

If you're seeking out Superman online, be on alert. A new study by Internet security firm McAfee shows that those who search for the Man of Steel on the Web…

Fox Is Batty for Gotham

Network orders Batman origin story to series

Fire up the Bat Signal, Chief O’Hara, because Fox officially has ordered Gotham to series. Based upon characters published by DC Entertainment and produced by Warner Bros. Television, Gotham functions as…

How Many DC Comics Shows Are We Getting in the Next Couple of Years, Anyway?

The Flash joins other DC Universe Properties at the CW

There will be X-Men and Avengers constituents galore on the movie screens this summer, but there's only one Flash (well, actually there are at least four Flashes if you want…

Some Things That Reggie Watts Hates

And one or two things he likes

Specs Who Reggie Watts Age 41 Accomplishments Comedian and musician; co-star of the IFC show Comedy Bang! Bang! (Fridays at 10 p.m.); contributor to YouTube comedy channel Jash Base Brooklyn, N.Y. What’s the first information…

How Lego Became the Most Valuable Toy Company in the World

A bucketload of license deals

“Guys, please don’t take pictures of that,” said the publicist ushering journalists around Lego’s booth at this past February’s Toy Fair in New York. Indeed, several little configurations of plastic…

Syfy Bringing 'Igniters' Campaign to the Museum of Natural History

Will 'Blood and Chrome' still be on the slate?

There's something fishy about Syfy's audience-branding campaign, "Igniters." It's probably the whale. The network will be going to the American Museum of Natural History for its 2012 upfront presentation next month.…

Superheroes Need Saving

Faced with declining print sales and the closure of specialty shops, comics powerhouse DC plans a digital reboot

For fans of Superman and Batman, September will be a momentous month—Time Warner’s DC Comics is clearing years of superhero continuity by resetting the numbering on all of its titles…

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