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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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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Doom Patrol Just Went Full Infinity War in the Best Way Possible

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In a landscape that’s overcrowded with expensively-produced, live-action adaptations of comic books, Doom Patrol stands out in the canny way it picks and chooses some of the best tropes from the genre, tosses them into a blender, and turns them into a strange but smooth mix of human emotional arcs and unhinged,…

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Doom Patrol’s Nuanced Reimagining of Negative Man Adds Depth to the Show

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DC Universe’s Doom Patrol dives deep into the idea that all of its superpowered heroes’ true strengths are grounded in the traumas that made them social outcasts. For each of them, becoming extraordinary also meant accepting certain truths about themselves and being willing to let old parts of their lives go so they…

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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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