Articles By Alan Kistler
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Fri, December 21st, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
Following our poll regarding which DC Comics heroes you want to see make their New 52 debuts in 2013, CBR breaks down the results with background info and how each one might fit into the current DCU.
Fri, December 7th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
With Vertigo Executive Editor Karen Berger departing her position and the cancellation of "Hellblazer," CBR looks at the history of the acclaimed DC Comics' imprint and presents our picks for its top ten series.
Mon, December 3rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
For 70 years, DC Comics' Oliver Queen AKA Green Arrow has delighted readers. CBR News examines the Emerald Archer's lengthy history from his Golden Age origins to his latest television romp in "Arrow."
Tue, October 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
At New York Comic Con 2012, Archie Comics announced what to expect from "New Crusaders," the return of "Sonic Underground," and details on the Sega/Capcom crossover between Mega Man and Sonic the Hedgehog.
Thu, October 18th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
Jane Espenson, Rebekah Isaacs and a surprise visit from Nicholas Brendon highlighted Dark Horse's panel celebrating 15 years of Joss Whedon's Buffy, discussing the comics, the television series and how it all remains relevant.
Wed, October 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
Marvel and developer Gazillion Entertainment teamed up at New York Comic Con to deliver the latest news on the highly anticipated MMO, "Marvel Heroes," including new playable characters.
Thu, October 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
The night before New York Comic Con opened its doors, DC Entertainment and Kia unveiled Bruce Wayne's newest ride - a customized Optima, tricked out with Batarangs, bat signal headlights and a full Batman uniform.
Fri, October 5th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film
In anticipation of Warner Bros' "Arrow," Alan Kistler explores the studio's current interest in DC Comics' superheroes, asking why it won't embrace what made the characters popular in the first place.
Mon, September 24th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film
Director Jay Oliva, Voice Director Andrea Romano and actor David Selby discussed the latest DC Universe Animated Feature "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1," an adaptation of Frank Miller's seminal Batman tale.
Tue, September 4th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film
With "The Dark Knight Rises" ending Christopher Nolan's Batman film trilogy, Alan Kistler finishes examining the actors who have portrayed Batman in film, television, and radio.
Wed, August 29th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film
With "The Dark Knight Rises" ending Christopher Nolan's Batman film trilogy, Alan Kistler examines the actors who have portrayed Batman in film, television, and radio.
Fri, August 17th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film
Alan Kistler concludes his exploration of the men that have played Superman, picking up after Christopher Reeve and going all the way up to Tom Welling in "Smallville."
Tue, August 14th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film
With "Man of Steel" arriving in theaters next year, Alan Kistler examines the actors who have portrayed Superman in various iterations, from the earliest radio stories to TV and film.
Wed, July 18th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
Marjorie Liu, Phil Jimenez and Scott Lobdell headlined a discussion the evolution of Marvel's pre-emminent gay character, Northstar, and the current state of gay characters, relationships and more in comics.
Wed, June 27th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
Alan Kistler looks at the many origin stories of your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, from "Amazing Fantasy" to Japan to Broadway across the various medium's the webslinger has graced.
Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
CBR contributor Alan Kistler explores the second issue of Grant Morrison and Rags Morales' "Action Comics," discovering the history and Easter Eggs behind the Man of Steel's first New 52 storyarc.
Fri, June 22nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
CBR contributor Alan Kistler delves deep into Grant Morrison and Rags Morales' "Action Comics" #1, revealing the history and Easter Eggs behind the Man of Steel's first New 52 appearance.
Fri, June 15th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
CBR contributor Alan Kistler brings a detailed history of LGBT characters and concepts in superhero comics from Tijuana Bibles to the creation of Northstar and Alan Scott's reimagining as a gay man.
Tue, June 12th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film
With Warner Bros. announcing plans to continue its development of the DC cinematic universe, CBR looks at the vast tapestry of the DC Universe's female heroes to see who could anchor their own franchise.
Tue, May 29th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film
With the continuing success of "The Avengers" leading to heightened fan-hope for a Black Widow movie, CBR looks at the rest of Marvel's female pantheon to see who else could anchor her own action film.