Mister Miracle and the Superheroic Power of Persistence

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The New Gods of Jack Kirby’s weird and wonderful cosmic Fourth World have all sorts of superpowers—strength, speed, intelligence. You name it, they’ve got it. But Scott Free’s recent DC Comics’ miniseries concluded with a reminder that maybe the most incredible superpower of all is getting up and dusting yourself off…

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Report: Jared Leto’s Time as the Joker May Soon Be Over

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Good afternoon, dear connoisseurs of fine cinema! Time for a pop quiz. Without looking up the answer, how many Joker-centric spinoff films were Warner Bros. and DC planning to release in the near future, and how many of them were set to star consummate professional Jared Leto? The answer was always perplexing, but…

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DC Universe’s Doom Patrol Is One for the Weirdos

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DC Universe’s Doom Patrol isn’t a show that hates itself—it hates the very concept of idyllic superheroes. A hero’s seeming perfection, good looks, and general amiability are all just distractions, Doom Patrol posits, from what really matters: the fact that being exceptional and extraordinary means that the world is…

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A Quick Primer on the Female Furies, Apokolips’ Finest Warriors

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There are, approximately, 78 billion incredibly-named New Gods in the realm of Jack Kirby’s iconic DC Comics cosmos known as the Fourth World. Of those fabulously named beings, however, one handful you should absolutely get to know is the Female Furies—the deadliest warriors dread Darkseid’s army has to offer.

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