DC Comics News: First Look at Shazam!

We have some news for DC Comics Extended Universe fans. The wonderful folks at Entertainment Weekly have the first official picture of Shazam! That’s right we get to see Zachary Levi dressed as the child turned superhero. Also in the photo is none other than Freddy Freeman who is a orphan that Billy knows. To quote a bit about the process when it came to designing Shazam’s costume. “I wanted to keep the shorter cape as a throwback to the original because that’s something that sets him apart from Superman…

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DC Universe Launch Trailer

Good morning heroes and happy Thursday. We have the first trailer for DC Universe, which is DC Comics upcoming streaming service and I have to say I’m impressed. Most of us guessed it would have their older movies and animated films but I was surprised to see them putting comics on this service as well. DC Comics has such a backlog of comics and linking it to their streaming service is a smart move. At first I thought I wouldn’t want to spend money just to see some exclusive shows…

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SDCC 2018: Mattel DC Exclusives Revealed

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed a first look at some of Mattel’s exclusives based on the DC Comics brand, which will be released at San Diego Comic Con 2018. First, Mattel will be releasing a special Hot Wheels set based on Superman Action Comics No. 1, which was released in 1938. As a homage to the cover, the set will feature a mini Superman figure holding up the iconic green sedan. This special set will retail for $20.  The second exclusive will feature new comic based DC Multiverse 6 inch figures.  The set will include Aquaman, Ocean Master, Black Manta, interchangeable hands, and a variety of other accessories. The set…

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First Look at Live-Action Aquaman’s Black Manta

Entertainment Weekly has revealed a first look at Black Manta in the upcoming live-action Aquaman film. While a full look of Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in costume has not been shown, the photo reveals David Kane aka Black Manta working on his armor. For those who have not been following, the film’s main antagonist will be King Orm aka Ocean Master, who will be portrayed by Patrick Wilson. The film also stars Amber Heard who will return to portray her role as Princess Mera, Nicole Kidman as Queen Atlanna, and Dolph Lundgren who is portraying King Nereus.  James Wan, director of the Aquaman film had this to say about Black Manta. “He’s…

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Geoff Johns Exiting Role as DC Entertainment President and Chief Creative Officer

This morning we’ve learned that Geoff Johns is stepping down from his role as DC Entertainment President and Chief Creative Officer. I have to say I’m sadden by this news since he was the only person who was not only helping in the film side of WB but also writing comics as well. So having to maintain that sort of balance had to be hard and a part of me is happy to see him step down but I feel like were going to miss his influence.   In some…

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Batman Ninja Manga Adaptation Announced

ANN has recently reported that the Batman Ninja film will be receiving a manga adaptation by Masato Hisa.  The manga will be published in the July issue of the Monthly Hero magazine in Japan this Friday.  For those who are unaware the manga is based on the direct to home video Batman Ninja animated film that was released on May 8. The film will debut in Japanese theaters on June 15 and will feature a Japanese voice dub cast. Warner Brothers provided a synopsis. Batman Ninja takes a journey across the ages as Gorilla Grodd’s time displacement machine transports many of…

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LEGO DC Super-Villains Announcement Trailer Streamed

The official Lego Youtube channel has updated with a reveal trailer for the LEGO DC Super-Villains video game. The game is exciting to see specially since the last standalone Lego video game based on the property was Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham in 2014. While DC characters prominently appeared in Lego Dimensions, it has been some time since they had a standalone title.  Unlike the previous games, which were mostly based on the heroes on the DC Universe, the latest game will mostly focus on the villains. Warner Brothers provided an official synopsis for the game.   LEGO DC…

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Young Justice: Outsiders Official Visual Revealed

Last week, Warner Brothers revealed a new visual for Young Justice: Outsiders. For those who are unaware, the series is the third season of the Young Justice animated series. The latest visual features a whole new team of heroes that could potentially be the team of Outsiders that will be featured throughout the season. Long time comic fans will know that the Outsiders were formed by Batman in the late 70s with founding members Black Lightning, Geo Force, Halo, Katana, Looker and Metamorpho. Many of those founding members are seen in the visual. Young Justice: Outsiders will…

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Doom Patrol TV Series Announced For DC Universe Streaming Service

DC Entertainment has recently announced that a new Doom Patrol TV series will be joining the lineup for their DC Universe streaming service. The series will be produced by Berlanti Productions with the help of Warner Bros. Television. The first season of the series is currently set to 13 episodes and is said to start production later this year with the series releasing on the service in 2019.  Greg Berlanti, Geoff Johns, Jeremy Carver, and Sarah Schechter will serve as executive producers on the project. DOOM PATROL is a re-imagining of one of DC’s most beloved group of outcast Super Heroes: Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Girl…

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The Death of Superman 2018 Animated Film Trailer Streamed

IGN has recently updated their official Youtube channel with the debut trailer for the upcoming DC animated film, “The Death of Superman.” Longtime DC animated film fans should recognize this story for both the “The Death of Superman” comic storyline as well as the 2007 film, “Superman Doomsday.” While the original film was inspired by Superman: The Animated Series, the new film however, will feature the story playing out in the connected Justice League animated movie continuity that began with Justice League War. The Death of Superman will be released on Digital and Blu-ray this Summer.   The all-star cast is led…

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