With the world in turmoil after Superman's death, fear has risen to new heights. Who will protect Earth from the incoming alien forces being called by the powerful Mother Boxes?
On a technical level, the film's animation is stellar. The pacing is swift, the action is thick, and the lines are incredibly funny. I read a headline the other day that LEGO Batman has the best plot of any Batman movie ever, and I'm inclined to agree.
The Superman of the New 52 has passed, and the original Superman takes his place in the first issue ongoing issue of the Rebirth relaunch. During a visit to his alternate-timeline-self's grave, Clark Kent bids farewell and takes up the mantle of the world's greatest superhero. The family has moved from Salinas, California, to a farm... Continue Reading →
The Superman of Earth-Prime is gone, and the world comes to terms with the loss. In Superman: Rebirth #1, Lana Lang and pre-Flashpoint Superman head to the New 52's burial site to deal with his death in their own ways. For Lang, it's to keep a promise and have Kent's body taken to Smallville, Kansas,... Continue Reading →
Batman and Superman go toe to toe in an epic match-up that Marvel wished they had the property rights to. Superman -- the all-American superhero who stands for truth, justice, and the American way. The adopted son from Krypton, raised in Kansas, working under the alias of Clark Kent for the fourth estate. So noble.... Continue Reading →
Breaking the multiverse isn't a rarity when it comes to DC. Time and time again, the publisher has gone through great lengths to clean house by eliminating universes or wiping the slate clean by creating a newer concise one. In 2011, DC put the multiverse through the ringer with Flashpoint, and when all was said... Continue Reading →
In case you thought, like I did, that this story arc would be a big battle royale between the Justice League and Batman -- well, you and I were wrong. So awesomely wrong. Let's not forget that the title on the issue's cover is Batman, and when it comes to the star of the show,... Continue Reading →
When we think of superheroes, the most iconic one that comes to mind is Superman. He can fly, dodge bullets, and has amazing super strength. In 1938, when Simon and Shuster released him into the world on the pages of Action Comics, little did they know the cultural impact Superman would have on the world.... Continue Reading →
The Toymaster Hiro Okamura has a new game, and it involves taking down superheroes. But the game, an MMORPG built around beating Batman, has a critical flaw -- it's real. Designed on technology engineered from prominent scientists' work, the video game has the ability to create avatars that form real-life threats to the heroes players... Continue Reading →
The Batman Superman pairs have to decide how to save their respective worlds in Batman Superman #4, a complicated and heavy issue with major ramifications for the New 52 storylines going forward. Last issue, Kaiyo the Chaos Bringer introduced Darkseid, an incoming threat capable of destroying both Earth 1 and 2. The reveal by Kaiyo... Continue Reading →