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Man of Faith Dons Man of Tomorrow for Children's Mass

Man of Faith Dons Man of Tomorrow for Children's Mass

Every Sunday, Father Humberto Alvarez dons a tunic emblazoned with Superman, Batman and Spider-Man, and, armed with a Super Soaker loaded with holy water, delivers Mass to the children of Saltillo, Mexico.

Bryan Q. Miller Expands The Universe of "Smallville Season 11"

Bryan Q. Miller Expands The Universe of "Smallville Season 11"

More guest stars, more stories and more Lex Luthor/Superman action are on the way for "Smallville Season 11" as writer Bryan Q. Miller explains how the comic takes off from the TV series.

Greg Pak Returns To The Origins of "Batman/Superman"

Greg Pak Returns To The Origins of "Batman/Superman"

In his first full interview on his first DC Comics gig, writer Greg Pak describes how younger, more dangerous heroes populate the story of "Batman/ Superman" in the world's finest first New 52 meeting.

Art N Franco's Epic Ending To "Superman Family Adventures"

Art N Franco's Epic Ending To "Superman Family Adventures"

With their current run on DC's kids titles coming to a close, Art Baltazar and Franco Aureliani resurrect Superman's mother and tell an epic three-part tale of Luthor and Brainiac in "Superman Family Adventures."

Greg Pak & Jae Lee Reunite "Batman/Superman" For the First Time

Greg Pak & Jae Lee Reunite "Batman/Superman" For the First Time

DC Comics has announced a new "Batman/Superman" ongoing series written by Greg Pak with art by Jae Lee focusing on the first meeting of the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel in the New 52 DC Universe.

Orson Scott Card Superman Controversy Could Draw In "Ender's Game" Movie

Orson Scott Card Superman Controversy Could Draw In "Ender's Game" Movie

The backlash to DC Comics hiring gay-rights opponent Orson Scott Card for a Superman anthology could create ripples felt beyond the comics industry, affecting Summit Entertainment's "Ender's Game" promotions.

EXCLUSIVE: Paolo Rivera Covers "Action Comics" #18

EXCLUSIVE: Paolo Rivera Covers "Action Comics" #18

The grand finale of Grant Morrison, Rags Morales and Brad Walker's run on "Action Comics" features a time-spanning variant cover by "Daredevil" artist Paolo Rivera showcasing Superman's final battle.

Comics A.M. - The Growth of India's $22 Million Comics Industry

Comics A.M. - The Growth of India's $22 Million Comics Industry

Rise of graphic novels in India luring young-adult readers! More on the Orson Scott Card backlash! Geoff Johns talks "Justice League of America"! Diamond promotes Chris Powell! Plus much more!

That Time Superman Had The Ability To Shoot A Mini-Superman From His Hands

That Time Superman Had The Ability To Shoot A Mini-Superman From His Hands

Ever wish you could see Superman shoot a miniature version of himself out of his palms to fight crime? Well, you're in luck, as you can see from CSBG's latest entry examining the strangest comics of all-time!

Comics A.M. - Draft of Unfinished "Barefoot Gen" Sequel Discovered

Comics A.M. - Draft of Unfinished "Barefoot Gen" Sequel Discovered

Widow of "Barefoot Gen" creator Keiji Nakazawa finds 16 more pages from unfinished sequel! More on Orson Scott Card backlash! Van crashes into Green Brain Comics! Wilfred Santiago talks "Michael Jordan: Bull on Parade"!

More Stores Decide Not To Stock Orson Scott Card's "Adventures of Superman"

More Stores Decide Not To Stock Orson Scott Card's "Adventures of Superman"

At least three more retailers have decided not to stock the first issue of the DC Comics anthology "Adventures of Superman," which features a story by sci-fi author and vocal gay-rights opponent Orson Scott Card.

In Your Face Jam - 2/13/2013

In Your Face Jam - 2/13/2013

The response to the Orson Scott Card controversy has given writer Brett White a peek at what the real comic book community is like.

"LEGO Batman: The Movie - DC Heroes Unite" Brings Bricked Heroes To Life

"LEGO Batman: The Movie - DC Heroes Unite" Brings Bricked Heroes To Life

The cast and crew of "LEGO Batman: The Movie - DC Heroes Unite" gathered in NYC for the film's red carpet premiere where they spoke with CBR about the movie's story, its all-ages tone and a potential sequel.

DC Comics Responds To Orson Scott Card Backlash

DC Comics Responds To Orson Scott Card Backlash

DC Comics has issued an official response to the growing backlash over its hiring sci-fi author and vocal gay-rights opponent Orson Scott Card to contribute to its "Adventures of Superman" anthology.

OPINION: Orson Scott Card Hiring Sends Mixed Signals to DC Comics' LGBT Fans

OPINION: Orson Scott Card Hiring Sends Mixed Signals to DC Comics' LGBT Fans

In the wake of DC Comics' hiring Orson Scott Card as a writer on "Adventures of Superman," Brett White discusses how damaging the author's anti-gay views are, to the project and society as a whole.

DC Comics Targeted for Hiring Anti-Gay Author to Write Superman Story

DC Comics Targeted for Hiring Anti-Gay Author to Write Superman Story

Days after announcing its latest digital-first anthology "Adventures of Superman," DC Comics faces a growing wave of criticism for hiring author and vocal gay-rights opponent Orson Scott Card to write the first chapter.

DC Comics Solicitations for May, 2013

DC Comics Solicitations for May, 2013

DC Comics has released their full solicitations text and images for product releasing in May, 2013, including the latest from "Justice League of America," "Batman," "Green Lantern" and more.

DC Comics Seeks Definitive End to Decade-long Superman Legal Battle

DC Comics Seeks Definitive End to Decade-long Superman Legal Battle

Seeking to end nearly a decade of litigation, DC Comics has asked for summary judgment in lawsuits brought by the heirs of Jerry Siegel regarding the copyrights to Superman and Superboy. ROBOT 6 has details.

Comics A.M. - Siegel & Shuster Heirs Fight DC's Interference Claim

Comics A.M. - Siegel & Shuster Heirs Fight DC's Interference Claim

Siegel and Shuster heirs ask judge to dismiss DC Comics lawsuit against their attorney! Hackers take down servers that host several major webcomics! 2012 SPACE Prizes announced! Chromatic Press launches! Plus more!

Grant Morrison Stretches The "Action Comics" of Superman

Grant Morrison Stretches The "Action Comics" of Superman

Grant Morrison's run on "Action Comics" has been extended by an issue, and the writer tells CBR about how he'll cap off his reinvention of Superman with a more frightening take on the Fifth Dimension.

PREVIEW: "Young Romance: A New 52 Valentine's Day Special" #1

PREVIEW: "Young Romance: A New 52 Valentine's Day Special" #1

DC Comics released a preview of "Young Romance: A New 52 Valentine's Day Special" #1, an anthology issue featuring a variety of characters including Superman, Wonder Woman & Batman. The issue goes on sale February 6.

Year of Darkness: From "Star Trek" to Superman, Mood Is Awfully Bleak

Year of Darkness: From "Star Trek" to Superman, Mood Is Awfully Bleak

Judging from titles, trailers and interviews, 2013 is shaping up to be a grim year for genre films, ranging from "Star Trek Into Darkness" to "The Wolverine" to "Thor: The Dark World." But why?

TOYING AROUND: Pre-New York Toy Fair Announcements

TOYING AROUND: Pre-New York Toy Fair Announcements

In preparation for next week's New York Toy Fair, a flurry of Star Wars, "Man of Steel," Doctor Who, Star Trek and "The Avengers" action figures were teased from companies like Kotobukiya and Mattel.

Trailer Hits For Animated "Superman Unbound"

Trailer Hits For Animated "Superman Unbound"

Geoff Johns and Gary Frank's revised origin of Brainiac gets animated as the collector of worlds hits Krypton, Supergirl and Metropolis in the first trailer for "Superman Unbound."

"Man of Steel" Debuts First Official  Photo of Amy Adams as Lois Lane

"Man of Steel" Debuts First Official Photo of Amy Adams as Lois Lane

Amy Adams appears as an iPad-wielding Lois Lane in a new official image from Zack Snyder’s "Man of Steel."

PREVIEW: "Superman" Prepares for "He'l On Earth" Finale

PREVIEW: "Superman" Prepares for "He'l On Earth" Finale

DC Comics has released an early look at February's "Superman" #17, the final chapter of the current "He'l on Earth" crossover featuring the debut of the all-new Oracle by Scott Lobdell and Kenneth Rocafort.

When Silver Age Lois Lane Met Someone With More Issues Than Her

When Silver Age Lois Lane Met Someone With More Issues Than Her

Silver Age Lois Lane is well known for her strange behavior (typically in an attempt to prove Clark Kent is Superman). Today, meet a man from the Silver Age who makes Lois Lane seem completely normal in comparison.

"Justice League'" Green Light May Rest On "Man of Steel's" Shoulders

"Justice League'" Green Light May Rest On "Man of Steel's" Shoulders

A new report indicates Warner Bros. executive are waiting to gauge the performance of director Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" before deciding to move ahead with the long-developing "Justice League."

New "Man of Steel" Images Feature Cavill, Shannon & Crowe

New "Man of Steel" Images Feature Cavill, Shannon & Crowe

Accompanying the "Man of Steel" cover reveal for "Empire" magazine's March issue, arrives two new images from the film of Russell Crowe as Jor-El and Michael Shannon as Zod. SPINOFF ONLINE has details.

Comics A.M. - J.K. Woodward Reflects on Wrath of Hurricane Sandy

Comics A.M. - J.K. Woodward Reflects on Wrath of Hurricane Sandy

Artist J.K. Woodward reflects on losing virtually everything in Hurricane Sandy -- and gaining a positive outlook! How an apology might have averted grueling legal battle over Superman! Best comics of 2013? Plus more!

The Feminine Side of Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen

The Feminine Side of Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen

With rumors swirling about Jimmy Olsen becoming "Jenny" in Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel," CBR looks at Superman's Pal's history of dressing as a member of the opposite sex. Plus, Jenny's first in-comics appearance!

Line It is Drawn: Post-Apocalyptic Comics!

Line It is Drawn: Post-Apocalyptic Comics!

This week CSBG wonders if the Mayans were right after all with depictions of various comic characters dealing with a post-apocalyptic nightmare. From Superman to Scott Pilgrim and more!

In Your Face Jam - 1/23/2013

In Your Face Jam - 1/23/2013

This week, Brett discusses Jimmy Olsen's rumored gender-switch in director Zack Snyder's upcoming "Man Of Steel," explaining why, if it's true, this is a step forward.

POLL: How Do You Feel About Jimmy Olsen Becoming "Jenny?"

POLL: How Do You Feel About Jimmy Olsen Becoming "Jenny?"

With the recent rumor about Superman's Pal undergoing a gender switch in Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" making the rounds, CBR wants to know where you stand on Jenny versus Jimmy Olsen.

Snyder's "Man of Steel" Gets PG-13 Rating

Snyder's "Man of Steel" Gets PG-13 Rating

The MPAA has given director Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel a PG-13 rating “for intense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language.”

RUMOR: Jimmy Olsen Possibly "Jenny" In Snyder's "Man of Steel"

RUMOR: Jimmy Olsen Possibly "Jenny" In Snyder's "Man of Steel"

UPDATED. A recent update to the IMDB page for Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" suggests actress Rebecca Buller will appear in Warner Bros. upcoming Superman reboot as a character named Jenny Olsen.

EXCLUSIVE: Dodson, Morales Cover "Action Comics" #17

EXCLUSIVE: Dodson, Morales Cover "Action Comics" #17

DC Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at Terry and Rachel Dodson's variant cover for "Action Comics" #17 featuring the evolution of Superman from child to adult and Rags Morales' black and white variant.

Snyder & Lee's "Man of Steel" Gets Free Comic Book Day Preview

Snyder & Lee's "Man of Steel" Gets Free Comic Book Day Preview

Readers will get their first taste of the much-anticipated new Superman series by Scott Snyder and Jim Lee in DC Comics’ gold-edition offering for Free Comic Book Day.

TOYING AROUND: Superman, The Joker & Many, Many MiniMates

TOYING AROUND: Superman, The Joker & Many, Many MiniMates

The week in toy announcements was dominated by new lines of MiniMates, from the latest Marvel wave to all-new Star Trek and Walking Dead figures. Plus, new Doctor Who merchandise and the latest from DC Collectibles.

The Strange Tale of Superboy's Robot Pimp

The Strange Tale of Superboy's Robot Pimp

CSBGs latest strange comic book story spotlights the time Superboy's robot teacher worked as his robo-pimp to teach the young hero some sort of strange lesson. This needs to be seen to be believed!

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