Batman and Flash investigate the Button

Watchmen closer to DC reveal

The DC Comics “Rebirth” one-shot comic book that launched the new universe saw Batman finding the Comedian’s bloody smiley face button lodged in the wall of the Batcave.  This was just one of the many clues that have been floated in various DC Comics titles pointing to the appearance of …

DC Comics Superman Rebirth

Superman in the New 52

Superman is one of the characters that has undergone a lot of changes in the DC Comics Rebirth initiative.  His story-line has seen quite a bit of upheaval.  Let’s try to get you up to speed without too much unneeded detail.

In the New 52 we saw a younger Superman.  …

How many versions of Mjolnir are there?

Thor has a hammer

With the popularity of the Avengers movies most people know Thor is equipped with a war hammer.  The name of that hammer is Mjolnir.  There have been and still are other versions of this hammer in the Marvel Universe.  Some have Odin’s worthiness enchantment and others do not.  The common characteristic …

The Retcon vs Purist argument

Retcons

From the very beginning of storytelling there have been retcons.  Someone always wants to tell the story with a different set of circumstances.  Some times the retellings are good and help build onto the existing story and characters.  Other times the retelling destroys everything that made the original story popular in the first place.…

Abra Kadabra on Flash TV series

Abra Kadabra is the new Flash Villain

It’s not hard to see that the CW rolled the dice on super-hero TV shows… and it has paid off big time for them.  First they had Arrow based on the Oliver Queen character from Green Arrow. Then they brought in the Barry Allen version of the Flash.  …