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REVIEW: "Earth 2" #2

REVIEW: "Earth 2" #2

Doug Zawisza gives "Earth 2" #2 4 stars saying James Robinson and Nicola Scott "celebrate the building of the world, giving both long-term and new readers just cause and ample opportunity to join in along the way."

Palmiotti & Gray Go Pulp with "Phantom Lady"

Palmiotti & Gray Go Pulp with "Phantom Lady"

Writers Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti spoke to CBR News about their new DC Comics miniseries "Phantom Lady" and revisiting the Freedom Fighters in the New 52 DC Universe.

REVIEW: "Swamp Thing" #10

REVIEW: "Swamp Thing" #10

Doug Zawisza gives "Swamp Thing" #10 by Scott Snyder and Francesco Francavilla 4.5 stars, saying Francavilla's art "takes control of Snyder's story and makes it his own."

REVIEW: "Before Watchmen: Minutemen" #1

REVIEW: "Before Watchmen: Minutemen" #1

CBR Reviewer Greg McElhatton tackles the creative output of DC's "Before Watchmen: Minutemen," and decides Darwyn Cooke's first issue will "turn out to be one of the top-tier comics in the bunch."

"Harry Potter" Screenwriter Signs On For WB's Wonder Woman Movie

"Harry Potter" Screenwriter Signs On For WB's Wonder Woman Movie

Warner Bros. has hired Michael Goldenberg, who adapted "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" and rewrote "Green Lantern," to pen the script for the long-developing Wonder Woman movie.

EXCLUSIVE: Snyder Welcomes Becky Cloonan To "Batman" #12

EXCLUSIVE: Snyder Welcomes Becky Cloonan To "Batman" #12

For a special one-shot coda to "Night of the Owls," writer Scott Snyder taps fan favorite artist Becky Cloonan to draw an electrifying story that will introduce a major new player to the cast of Gotham City characters in "Batman" #12.

Comics A.M. - Plan to Replace New York's Javits Center Falls Apart

Comics A.M. - Plan to Replace New York's Javits Center Falls Apart

Talks break down in bid to build $4 billion convention center! What does DC's Alan Scott announcement say about the state of the publisher, and the industry? How one retailer capitalized on Marvel's "The Avengers"!

Warner Bros. Finds "Justice League" Screenplay Writer

Warner Bros. Finds "Justice League" Screenplay Writer

Warner Bros. has hired screenwriter Will Beall, who is already writing the studio's "Lethal Weapon" and "Logan's Run" reboots, to pen its big screen "Justice League" adaptation.

Pipeline - 6/5/2012

Pipeline - 6/5/2012

"Batman" and "Justice League" are two of the most popular New 52 titles from DC Comics. This week, Augie looks at their first collections before weighing in on the latest "Before Watchmen" promotion.

PRESS RELEASE: Warner Bros. Interactive Announces "Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition" for Wii U

New "Injustice: Gods Among Us" Images, Gameplay Video & Details

New "Injustice: Gods Among Us" Images, Gameplay Video & Details

More information on NetherRealm Studios' DC Universe brawler has surfaced at E3, including new images and a gameplay preview showing Harley Quinn, Superman and Batman and more in all their fighting glory.

PREVIEW: Darwyn Cooke's "Before Watchmen: Minutemen" #1

PREVIEW: Darwyn Cooke's "Before Watchmen: Minutemen" #1

DC Comics and USA Today have released a preview of Darwyn Cooke's "Before Watchmen: Minutemen" #1, the first chapter of the summer-long event. The issue, with a back-up story by Len Wein and John Higgins, hits stores June 6.

Comics A.M. - Eight Months in, New 52 Isn't Sales "Game-Changer"

Comics A.M. - Eight Months in, New 52 Isn't Sales "Game-Changer"

A look at “solid but not spectacular" sales of DC's New 52! The success of the "Pocket God" digital comic! Tacoma, Washington, comic store closes! Interviews with Stan Lee and Adam Warren! Plus more!

When Words Collide - 6/4/2012

When Words Collide - 6/4/2012

Tim looks at Chip Kidd and Dave Taylor's "Batman: Death by Design" and reflects on what works, what doesn't and how it relates back to Kidd's earlier novelistic efforts.

Alan Scott: From Golden Ager To Iconic Gay Green Lantern

Alan Scott: From Golden Ager To Iconic Gay Green Lantern

DC Comics newest gay hero has been grabbing headlines, but Alan Scott's long journey to iconic status has many twists and turns from Mart Nodell's original mystic engineer to his relationship with his gay son Obsidian.

"Dark Knight Rises" Debuts Trailer During MTV Movie Awards

"Dark Knight Rises" Debuts Trailer During MTV Movie Awards

During last night's MTV Movie Awards, director Christopher Nolan and the stars of "The Dark Knight Rises" introduced a new 90-second clip for "The Dark Knight Rises." SPINOFF has the details.

Pro-Gay Group Rises After One Million Moms Leaves Facebook

Pro-Gay Group Rises After One Million Moms Leaves Facebook

Following the temporary retreat from Facebook by the anti-gay One Million Moms, a pro-gay group - also calling itself One Million Moms - has sprung up the social-media site, hoping to capitalize on the original's absence.

"Before Watchmen" TV Commercial Debuts

"Before Watchmen" TV Commercial Debuts

DC Comics has released a preview of its 30-second TV commercial for "Before Watchmen" that will debut Tuesday on BBC America, IFC and G4. "Minutemen #1" arrives Wednesday.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Green Arrow" #10

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Green Arrow" #10

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Green Arrow" #10. The stand-alone issue by Ann Nocenti and Oliver Nome lands in stores June 6.

REVIEW: "Animal Man Annual" #1

REVIEW: "Animal Man Annual" #1

Greg McElhatton gives "Animal Man Annual" #1 4 stars, calling the annual issue by Jeff Lemire and Timothy Green II "a perfect case of a comic that both stands on its own as well as fits well into the greater picture of the series."

One Million Moms Drops Off Facebook After Green Lantern Post Backfires

One Million Moms Drops Off Facebook After Green Lantern Post Backfires

One Million Moms abruptly removed its Facebook page after a post warning followers about the reintroduction of Green Lantern Alan Scott as gay was inundated by comments supporting DC Comics.

How DC's "Injustice: Gods Among Us" Brawler Can Succeed

How DC's "Injustice: Gods Among Us" Brawler Can Succeed

CBR's Steve Sunu explores what DC Entertainment, WB Games and NetherRealm Studios' "Injustice: Gods Among Us" fighting game needs to do in order to succeed with gamers.

REVIEW: "Superman Family Adventures" #1

REVIEW: "Superman Family Adventures" #1

Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Superman Family Adventures" #1 4 stars, calling the issue by Art Baltazar and Franco "the ultimate example that true all-ages books exist and they are amazing."

Robinson Promises Another Gay Character In "Earth 2"

Robinson Promises Another Gay Character In "Earth 2"

With word of Alan Scott's New 52 sexual orientation breaking today, "Earth 2" writer James Robinson has already made it clear Green Lantern won't be the only gay character in his and Nicola Scott's new series.

James Robinson Talks Alan Scott, DC's Gay Green Lantern

James Robinson Talks Alan Scott, DC's Gay Green Lantern

After hints of an iconic coming out, DC and James Robinson reveal original Green Lantern Alan Scott will be written as a gay hero in the pages of "Earth 2," as the writer shares word of GL's family history and future romance.

Rocker Chris Daughtry Partners With DC's We Can Be Heroes Charity

Rocker Chris Daughtry Partners With DC's We Can Be Heroes Charity

Musician and "American Idol" finalist Chris Daughtry spoke with CBR News about his partnership with DC Entertainment on the We Can Be Heroes campaign.

REVIEW: "Batman Annual" #1

REVIEW: "Batman Annual" #1

Doug Zawisza gives "Batman Annual" #1 4.5 stars saying the issue by Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV and Jason Fabok is "a great read that would certainly be a fantastic way to spend your lawn-mowing money."

Superman, Batman Headline "Injustice: Gods Among Us" Brawler Game

Superman, Batman Headline "Injustice: Gods Among Us" Brawler Game

The creators of 2011's "Mortal Kombat" reboot return in 2013 with a "Injustice: Gods Among Us," a gritty, DC Comics-based video game brawler starring Superman, Batman, Harley Quinn, Wonder Woman and others.

THE BAT SIGNAL: Winick Gets Personal With "Batwing" and "Catwoman"

THE BAT SIGNAL: Winick Gets Personal With "Batwing" and "Catwoman"

Writer Judd Winick speaks about "Catwoman" going good guy, "Batwing" going global and his upcoming plans for both books.

Fabian Nicieza "Presents" Kid Flash

Fabian Nicieza "Presents" Kid Flash

Writer Fabian Nicieza spoke with CBR about his Kid Flash-centric issue of "DC Universe Presents," how it ties into the current "Teen Titans" storyline and the insight it may provide into the New 52's Bart Allen.

PREVIEW: Lemire's "Animal Man Annual" #1

PREVIEW: Lemire's "Animal Man Annual" #1

DC has released a preview of "Animal Man Annual" #1 by Jeff Lemire and Timothy Green II, a stand-alone story that ties directly in to the "Animal Man"/"Swamp Thing" crossover event. The issue hits May 30.

Nocenti Globetrots With "Green Arrow"

Nocenti Globetrots With "Green Arrow"

"Green Arrow" writer Ann Nocenti spoke with CBR about Oliver Queen, the Skylarks' sexuality and the current Hollywood explosion of archers, from "The Hunger Games" to "The Avengers" and the CW's own "Arrow."

Memorial Day Spotlight: Joe Kubert

Memorial Day Spotlight: Joe Kubert

In honor of Memorial Day, CBR News presents its Memorial Day Spotlight on "Sgt. Rock" & "Before Watchmen" artist Joe Kubert. The legendary creator looks back on his career in this 2011 interview.

POLL: Who is DC's New Gay Character?

POLL: Who is DC's New Gay Character?

With speculation running wild about which established DC Comics character will be gay in the New 52, CBR invites you to vote for the most likely candidate. Results will be revealed Monday.

Cornell on New 52 Genre-Expansion, Writing Dark Stories

Cornell on New 52 Genre-Expansion, Writing Dark Stories

Writer Paul Cornell spoke with CBR News at Kapow Comic Convention about DC Comics' New 52 has allowed non-super hero titles the chance to find success in the marketplace, writing dark subject matter and more.

REVIEW: "Aquaman" #9

REVIEW: "Aquaman" #9

Doug Zawisza gives "Aquaman" #9 4.5 stars, saying the issue by Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis and Joe Prado is "a fine slice of what makes this series so very enjoyable, from story to characters to art."

Batman & Bane Face Off In "Dark Knight Rises" Posters

Batman & Bane Face Off In "Dark Knight Rises" Posters

Warner Bros. has released two new posters from Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises" featuring Christian Bale as Batman and Tom Hardy as Bane locked in combat.

REVIEW: "Fables" #117

REVIEW: "Fables" #117

Jorge Solis gives "Fables" #117 4 stars calling the issue by Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham "a superbly engaging fantasy adventure" that is "absolutely difficult to put down."

Comics A.M. - Bring Your ID to SDCC; Artist Turned Away at Border

Comics A.M. - Bring Your ID to SDCC; Artist Turned Away at Border

Comic-Con cracks down on counterfeit badges, illegal resales! Canadian artist turned away at U.S. border! The state of gay characters in mainstream comics! Plus much more!

THE BAT SIGNAL: Chip Kidd Discusses "Batman: Death by Design"

THE BAT SIGNAL: Chip Kidd Discusses "Batman: Death by Design"

Chip Kidd discusses his upcoming graphic novel, "Batman: Death By Design," illustrated by Dave Taylor, which the acclaimed graphic designer describes as the 1930s' Batman movie that was never made.

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