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Selina Kyle Is Bisexual Says 'Catwoman' Writer

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 03.02.2015 | Gay Voices

The world of comics has long been known as an affirmative landscape for queer characters. And now, another iconic character is joining the lesbian, ga...

After Letter Goes Viral, DC Comics Turns Girl Into Her Own Superhero

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.25.2015 | Parents

In January, 11-year-old Rowan lamented the lack of female superheroes in a complaint letter to DC Comics which later went viral. The comic book publis...

'Walking Dead' Star Will Play A Villain On 'The Flash'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment

Emily Kinney didn't have had the best luck on "The Walking Dead." After her character, Beth, was killed in the midseason finale last year, fans starte...

Age of Heroes

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 02.06.2015 | Books
Savas Abadsidis

Julian Chambliss is a professor at Rollins College and has edited a fun to read academic book on Superheroes called Age of Heroes, Eras of Men. I spoke to Chambliss about his book, now available in paperback.

If Batman Were Real, Who Would Be His Secret Identity in the Real World?

Quora | Posted 02.06.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

Well, if you're really wanting to stick to the true mythos of Batman, you need the following...

MAD Magazine Enters a New Era of Star Wars

Bryan Young | Posted 02.04.2015 | Media
Bryan Young

The usual gang of idiots over at MAD Magazine have been churning out Star Wars parodies as cheap cash grabs since the beginning. Well, actually, sinc...

11-Year-Old Girl's Letter Lamenting Lack Of Female Superheroes Gets Uplifting Response

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.03.2015 | Parents

When 11-year-old Rowan received a Justice League Chibis set for her birthday, the comic lover was disappointed to find that there were 10 male superhe...

'Girls Read Comics Too': Rowan, Age 11, Writes a Letter to DC Comics

David M. Perry | Posted 01.29.2015 | Parents
David M. Perry

Rowan is an 11-year-old girl. She loves comics and she wrote this letter to DC Comics. I love this and hope DC listens. I've written about my own daughter's love of comics, and hope Rowan helps make comics a little more girl-friendly (and less pink and purple).

11 Inspirational Quotes From Superheroes That Might Just Give You Superpowers

Posted 12.30.2014 | Good News

Forget about super-strength, laser vision, or -- our personal favorite -- the ability to consume any type of matter in the universe; the best superher...

The Flash Star Danielle Panabaker on Acting in CW's Hit Superhero Series

Quora | Posted 02.07.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

It is an exciting time to be an actor. The industry, alongside technology, is changing rapidly.

'Breaking Bad' Director Reportedly Set For 'Wonder Woman'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.13.2014 | Entertainment

Michelle MacLaren is responsible for acclaimed episodes of "Breaking Bad," "Game of Thrones," "The Walking Dead" and "The X-Files," and now she's like...

Batman: The Complete TV Series: The Continuing Case for Camp

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.11.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For many people of my vintage and older, our first conception of who Batman was came about almost exclusively from daily exposure to reruns of the series that aired on ABC, and made the term "camp" a part of our collective vernacular.

The World's Most Slappable Sidekick Isn't So Slappable Anymore

Jordan Hart | Posted 01.05.2015 | Comedy
Jordan Hart

In the wondrous, and always sharply opinionated, world of comic book fandom, there are few characters as polarizing as Batman's sidekick, Robin. Plenty of fans out there would like nothing more than to see his grappling hook malfunction over shark-infested waters.

Senator Talks Role In New Batman Movie

The Huffington Post | Diane Jeanty | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

What role will Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) have in the upcoming "Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice" movie? "I can't say," Stabenow chuckled i...

Maureen Ryan

What 'The Flash' Gets Right About Superheroes

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 10.08.2014 | Entertainment

It would be awful if "The Flash" were a drag, right? If the CW show, which debuts 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday and is based on the famous DC Comics character,...

MAD Magazine's 'Phrases That Left the English Language in 2014'

Bryan Young | Posted 12.03.2014 | Comedy
Bryan Young

As ever, the usual gang of idiots at MAD Magazine have set their sights on phrases that English has left behind this year. Perhaps the only saving gra...

Marvel vs. DC Comic Characters: How Different Are They?

Quora | Posted 10.19.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

Regarding characters, in the DC universe a superpower was never seen as anything but a gift. Superman was an escapist fantasy for boys about attaining ultimate power.

Dwayne Johnson May Play Black Adam In DC Comics Adaptation

AP | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson says he will play a role in an upcoming DC Comics movie adaption but has yet to decide between superher...

Wonder Woman Breaks Down Digital Barrier in New 'Sensation Comics #1'

Andy Wilson | Posted 10.13.2014 | Books
Andy Wilson

When the unthinkable happens -- Batman is taken out of commission by Gotham City's nastiest villains -- who do you call? Well, none other than DC Comics' star-spangled, gold-bangled princess herself, Wonder Woman.

What's Luke Skywalker Been Up to For the Last 30 Years? A MAD Magazine Exclusive

Bryan Young | Posted 10.08.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

Next week, the new issue of MAD Magazine hits newsstands, which is okay, I guess. More important than that (and with a decidedly higher budget), next year sees the release of a new Star Wars film.

Comic Con 2014: Amended Schedule

Spencer Green | Posted 09.27.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

12:30pm - MEETUP: The People Who Hated the Last Episode of Lost Meet the People Who Are Still Upset Over Ben Affleck as Batman, and Hug

Jonathan London Surveys the Geekscape

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment
Savas Abadsidis

Geekscape, which started out as something akin to a Wayne's World-type program broadcast from Jonathan London's Los Angeles living room, has transformed into a fledgeling media empire with over 200,000 unique monthly visitors and growing.

An Interview With Legendary Designer Chip Kidd on DC Comics and Batman

Bryan Young | Posted 09.21.2014 | Books
Bryan Young

You know his work even if you don't realize it. He designed the cover to Jurassic Park and Cormac McCarthy's The Road.

Why DC Comics Should Replace Wonder Woman With a Man

Seriously Skewed | Posted 09.17.2014 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

Yes. Wonder Woman -- a fantastic character that stands in her own right as a member of the DC pantheon of Gods and on par with Superman and Batman. That to me is giving respect to minorities, not what Marvel Comics is doing.

The Crime Buff's Guide to Comic Con International: San Diego 2014

Davian Hoffman | Posted 09.14.2014 | Crime
Davian Hoffman

Comic Con International: San Diego 2014, the four-day extravaganza of all things "comics and related popular artforms" taking place July 24-27, has a decidedly dark bent to it, as do many of the works it celebrates.