DC Universe Drops Its First Cryptic Swamp Thing Teaser Amid Reports of Production Woes

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Out of all of DC Universe’s live-action comic book adaptations, Swamp Things been the most shrouded in mystery, which is appropriate given its otherworldly subject matter. Aside from casting news, there’s been little detail about what the series might look like, but today, DC Universe suddenly dropped the first…

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Shazam’s Greatest Message Is About Growing From Forgiveness

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Billy Batson being an orphan is a central part of his heroic origin story, which factors into the inherent goodness that makes him worthy of becoming Shazam. Golden Age Captain Marvel comics established that even without a traditional nuclear family or the influence of adult role models in his life, Billy was ready to…

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The Team Behind Sandman: House of Whispers on Entering Ananse’s Web

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When you think of Ananse the trickster and Neil Gaiman, you might—right now at least—be drawn to Orlando Jones’s stellar portrayal on American Gods. But a god has many faces, in the real world and in fiction, and Gaiman’s got whole other worlds of mythological interpretations out there—and one of them is about to…

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A New Green Lantern Series by N.K. Jemisin Will Help Relaunch DC’s Young Animal Imprint

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After introducing some of the wildest stories into the DC Comics canon, the Young Animal imprint came to an end last fall, and the fates of many of the characters who made frequent appearances in books like Doom Patrol were cast into question. Now, though, Young Animal’s roaring back to life with a trio of new series…

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DC Universe’s Comic Book Library Is Getting a Major Upgrade This Month

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The DC Universe subscription service offering access to archives of classic TV and movies, a selection of the company’s comics archives, and some pretty dang great new TV to boot made the lofty $75-a-year price tag worth swallowing. But now DC has made the whole thing even more tempting by making the comics aspect…

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