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History of the Batman Portrayals - Part 2

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.

History of the Batman Portrayals - Part 1

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.

History of the Superman Portrayals - Part 2

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."

History of the Superman Portrayals - Part 1

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.

CCI: Northstar - Coming Out To Get Married

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.

The Many Origins of Spider-Man: A History

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.

CBR Annotated Edition: "Action Comics" #2

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.

CBR Annotated Edition: "Action Comics" #1

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.

LGBT Characters, Themes Throughout Comics History

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.

Women of the DCU Who Deserve Their Own Films

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.

Mighty Marvel Women Who Deserve Their Own Movies

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.

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