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How Do You Solve a Problem Like the X-Men? How Do You Solve a Problem Like the X-Men?

Disney and Marvel have stated that, now that they have the rights to the X-Men back, they won’t be making a X-Men film for at least four to five years. This makes sense – they have their own slate of films in production and pre-production right now, including Black Widow, The Eternals, Shang-Chi, and sequels to Black…

Saying Goodbye to Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Saying Goodbye to Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

“This is a song I wrote.”

Does Sliders Deserve a Reboot? Does Sliders Deserve a Reboot?

When I was younger (so much younger than today), my favorite show (aside from Buffy the Vampire Slayer) was Sliders. It’s hard to imagine the impact the show had on my younger self — certainly it sparked my interest in science fiction and in alternate history. But it also sparked something else: the knowledge that…

Doom Patrol is About the Harmful Ways We See Ourselves and Others Doom Patrol is About the Harmful Ways We See Ourselves and Others

There’s a moment in the latest episode of Doom Patrol where a character exposits, “There is no reality. There is only perception.”

"As I Want You to Be": Thoughts on Captain Marvel "As I Want You to Be": Thoughts on Captain Marvel

Higher, further, faster, more of that please.

The New Unstoppable Wasp Gives Nadia a Problem She Can't Solve Alone: Bipolar Disorder The New Unstoppable Wasp Gives Nadia a Problem She Can't Solve Alone: Bipolar Disorder

Nadia van Dyne, the newest Wasp and long-lost daughter of Hank Pym, has been a beacon of hope and ball of energy since her very first appearance. But just like her father, that energy can take a dangerous turn, as Unstoppable Wasp #4 and 5 (written by Jeremy Whitley with art by Gurihiru) reveals that, like her father,…

Doom Patrol 1x02 -- "Donkey Patrol" Doom Patrol 1x02 -- "Donkey Patrol"

A.K.A. “The One That Introduces Cyborg.”

Doom Patrol 1x01 -- "Pilot" Doom Patrol 1x01 -- "Pilot"

They did it. The bastards actually fucking did it. They made a Doom Patrol show and it’s goddamn glorious.

Read Neil Gaiman's Guardian Interview Read Neil Gaiman's Guardian Interview

Two days ago, Neil Gaiman sat down with the Guardian and was given questions from readers. It resulted in a pretty dang wonderful interview and contains an interesting preview of what’s in Good Omens (“Parental Caution: it contains two bottoms, one of them Eve’s; three swear words; and a lot of maggots coming out of a…

Meet the Doom Patrol Meet the Doom Patrol

DC Universe has finally released a trailer for its upcoming Doom Patrol show and it’s...well...

Characters Who Should Be In James Gunn's The Suicide Squad Characters Who Should Be In James Gunn's The Suicide Squad

Over the years, DC’s Suicide Squad has had many members. While we saw some of them in David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, he left out a lot of good characters, too. (Perhaps wisely, as the film didn’t seem to know what to do with the characters it had.) James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad will mostly have new characters and…

A Closer Look at the Birds of Prey Teaser A Closer Look at the Birds of Prey Teaser

A teaser for Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) appeared today. It was called “See You Soon” and it didn’t so much have any actual scenes from the movie, but rather images of the characters. (Probably test screenings, but filmed in a cinematic way.) But it’s also our first look at…

New Character Promos Are Available for the Doom Patrol New Character Promos Are Available for the Doom Patrol

DC Universe has finally released some character teasers for its Doom Patrol show which will be premiering on February 15. Unfortunately, they are only 10 seconds long each and only available on their Twitter page. But don’t worry, I made some YouTube mirrors:

H.Bomberguy is Currently Raising Tons of Money for a Trans Charity Via Donkey Kong 64 H.Bomberguy is Currently Raising Tons of Money for a Trans Charity Via Donkey Kong 64

YouTuber H.Bomberguy, also known as Harris Brewis, is someone primarily known for their videos about disproving pseudoscience and various pop culture, uh, stuff, but this weekend, he decided to play the Nintendo 64 game Donkey Kong 64 to 101% completion while streaming on Twitch in order to raise money for the…

Let Lindsay Ellis Explain "Death of the Author" To You Let Lindsay Ellis Explain "Death of the Author" To You

Have you ever heard the phrase “Death of the Author” during some intellectual conversation and just nodded along, not understanding what it meant, but afraid to ask? Worry no more! Lindsay Ellis, Transformers scholar and student of media, has all the explanation you need with this video, including two different…

Hypothetical TV: Metropolis Hypothetical TV: Metropolis

Back in January of 2018, it was announced that the streaming service of DC Universe would add on another live-action show (in addition to Titans, Doom Patrol, and Swamp Thing): Metropolis, a prequel series about Lois Lane and Lex Luthor “as they investigate the world of fringe science and expose the city’s dark and…

Contribute to this IndieGoGo Campaign to Help William Messner-Loebs Contribute to this IndieGoGo Campaign to Help William Messner-Loebs

I’ve written before about William Messner-Loebs, a comic book writer and artist who was big in the ‘90s (he wrote for The Flash, Wonder Woman, and The Maxx) before having a lot of bad luck resulted in him and his wife becoming practically homeless. Now, there is an IndieGoGo campaign called A Benefit Book for William…

"Leap of Faith": Thoughts on Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse "Leap of Faith": Thoughts on Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

When I sat down to watch Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, I knew it was going to be a good movie, but I didn’t realize just how good. I thought, “Well, I saw all the trailers, so I probably saw all the best bits,” but I was wrong about that, too. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is probably one of the best animated…

Some Needless Arrowverse Speculation Some Needless Arrowverse Speculation

So the final part of the three-part “Elseworlds” crossover aired today. Over the course of The Flash, Arrow, and Supergirl, we have gotten a lot of Easter eggs, a pretty awesome Batwoman, and now a teaser for something much bigger on the horizon.

What If Other Comic Book Movies Were Named Like Birds of Prey? What If Other Comic Book Movies Were Named Like Birds of Prey?

So last month, it was announced that the Birds of Prey movie was, in fact, actually titled Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). A joke title that turned into the real one, the title is obviously indicative of the tone of the movie, going for something a lot more funny and lighthearted…

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