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CBR's Tom Bondurant provides an overview of major changes to DC's shared universe, from the Golden Age through "Rebirth."
Was "Final Crisis" writer Grant Morrison forced by DC editorial to change the ending of the event series so it wouldn't be such a downer?
This week, did parents complain that Red Skull was a Nazi? Did "Final Crisis" change to deliver a happier ending? When did the Daily Star become the Daily Planet?
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant dives into DC Comics' latest event series, "Forever Evil," calling the first issue "a somber mix of the depressingly familiar, with a few flashes of innovation hinting at future improvement."
In honor of this week's release of "Absolute Final Crisis," CBR asks: What was your favorite DC Comics company-wide crossover of the past twenty years?
DC Comics Co-Publisher Dan DiDio sent fans reeling over the weekend when he announced that "there have been no Crisis events in the New DCU." ROBOT 6 has details.
The acclaimed writer takes his love for and history with superheroes and turns them into a prose book that's part history, part critique and part personal essay as Grant Morrison explains "Supergods" to CBR News.
CBR's reporters look back at the events of 2003 through 2006 as they continue their journey through the rapidly closing decade and find that a lot of astonishing comics came out in the course of those four years...
As the end of the decade fast approaches, Tim reflects on Frank Miller's apocalyptic "Dark Knight Strikes Again" and Grant Morrison's also-apocalyptic "Final Crisis," and explains why one is so much better than the other.
Appearing at Meltdown Comics last night, Grant Morrison and Clive Barker discussed the unacknowledged bondage of Wonder Woman, the altered state of creativity, and the progression of “The If.”
DC Comics has released images and solicitations for new comics and products on sale in July 2009, including the latest from "Blackest Night," "Red Circle," "Batman: Widening Gyre," "Wednesday Comics" and much more.
Grant Morrison says his next project, "Multiversity," is bigger than “Final Crisis.” What else would you expect from the man who's killed Batman, Darkseid, Martian Manhunter and an all-star version of Superman in the last 12 months?
DC Comics has released images and solicitations for new comics and products on sale in July 2009, including the latest from "Blackest Night," "Final Crisis," "Batman and Robin," "World of New Krypton" and much more.
Unsurprisingly, Marvel's Barack Obama-starring Spider-Man comic book came out on top in January, with DC's top offering being "Final Crisis" #6 and Image taking the prize for best-selling trade with "The Walking Dead" Vol. 9.
CBR's Timothy Callahan concludes his linear narration of Grant Morrison's Superman Saga as told through the pages of "Final Crisis," "Superman Beyond," "All-Star Superman" and "DC One Million."
This week: the final word on "Final Crisis," and the irrelevancy of mythology; 1000 reviews in 1000 days, days 8-14; and a handful of notes, as Comic Book Resources gears up for New York.
The colorist of such titles as "Justice League of America," "House of M" and "Powers," Pete Pantazis goes in-depth with CBR about the nature of the colorist, the subject of recognition, and the challenges of the weekly "Trinity."
This week, Tim steps back and takes a look at "Final Crisis" #7 in relation to the epic mini-series as a whole, discusses what it is about the story that really matters, and puts the entire Multiversal event into a celebratory perspective.
DC Comics has released advance looks at new books on sale this week including a new issue of "Batman" and the conclusions of "Final Crisis" and "Final Crisis: Revelations." - UPDATED with more previews!
With the conclusion of DC's "Final Crisis" looming on the comic book event horizon, Tim looks at three earlier Grant Morrison series that are important precursors to this mega-event. Join him as he examines how "Past is Prologue."
It was a huge week for comics publishing in a number of ways and at the same time both DC Comics and Marvel Comics made big mistakes in handling one of the biggest weeks in comics in years. Brian Hibbs covers it all.
DC Comics has released advance looks at new comics on sale this week including new issues of "Final Crisis," "Action Comics," 'Titans," "Nightwing," "Green Lantern Corps" and much more.
The CBR staff continues their look back at 2008, this time focusing on a subject near and dear to every comics readers' hearts and wallets in the last year: superhero "event" crossovers.
After last week's When Words Collide look at collected editions, this week Tim turns his attention to the best original material of the year, and starts counting down his personal picks for the Top Twenty Comic Books of 2008.
"Final Crisis" #5 is on sale now, and the response has been decidedly mixed. CBR Reviewers Doug Zawisza and Benjamin Birdie turn in wholly different takes on the new book by Grant Morrison and J.G. Jones & Carlos Pacheco.
Physicist, lawyer, psychologist, chemist, mathematician, millionaire, superhero. Michael Holt is the genius behind the JSA and Checkmate. Join CBR as we look at the many talents of Mr. Terrific.
John Mayo crunches the numbers for the Top 300 Comics & Top 100 Trades for October, 2008. Marvel took the top spot with "Secret Invasion" #7, while DC debuted at #2 with "Final Crisis" #4.
The first African-American to get his own title from DC, a founding Outsider, a Secretary of Education, a husband and a father. But in Final Crisis, Black Lightning was forced to join the Dark Side.
Join us in this latest installment of CBR's series spotlighting The Flash's classic gallery of Rogues, as we hold a mirror up to the two men who've operated as the villainous Mirror Master.
One of The Flash's most classic foes, The Trickster has existed in two incarnations, both of whom have had quite a ride in events connected with DC Comics' epic "Final Crisis." We look at the characters' origins.
The superstar artist J.G. Jones tells CBR News he blames only himself for not finishing the final issue of the epic, seven-part saga “Final Crisis." The series will be completed by Doug Mahnke.
Two of The Flash's oldest foes, Heat Wave and Weather Wizard are cornerstones of the Rogues. Now facing what may be their final mission, the villains are looking for payback against Inertia in the pages of "Final Crisis: Rogues' Revenge."
CBR brings you advance looks at new comics on sale from DC Comics and Wildstorm this Wednesday including "Trinity" #20, "Final Crisis: Rogues' Revenge" #3, "Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds" #2 and more.
A study in contrasts: he is an honorable rogue, a loving brother and friend, a lethal enemy, and courageous leader. As he takes the Rogues on one last mission, CBR looks at the not always cold heart of Captain Cold.
John Mayo crunches the numbers for the Top 300 Comics & Top 100 Trades for August, 2008. Marvel took the top spot with "Secret Invasion" #5, while DC debuted at #2 with "Final Crisis" #3.
J'onn J'onzz helped usher in the Silver Age of superhero comics, but that didn't save him from meeting a brutal end in "Final Crisis." CBR looks back on the life of the Martian Manhunter.
Bumbler, loser, fool. Yet he committed one of the most horrifying acts in the history of superhero comics. CBR brings you the birth, life and many deaths of the notorious Doctor Light, who wasn't always so notorious.
"Final Crisis" illustrator JG Jones stopped by the CBR Yacht at to discuss the success of "Wanted" and the possibility of a comic book sequel, as well as working with Millar, Morrison, Pacheco, and the graphic novel he'll write himself.