Anthony’s recommended miscellaneous DC Comics

JLA

I’ve previously covered recommended comics for Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman. Thus, here’s a list of recommended comics for their Justice League pals, as well as the rest of the DC Comics roster of characters. Again, I try to favor trade paperbacks over single issues (or the expensive Archives editions).

Anthony’s DC Comics picks for March 2016

Scooby-Doo Team-Up #15

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from DC Comics for March 2016. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics Legends of Tomorrow #1, on sale March 9, $8 Superman: The Coming of the Supermen #2 (of 6), on sale March 2, $4 Superman: Lois & Clark #6, on sale March 23, $4 … Read more

Minorities in cartoons: Linda Park

Linda Park

This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is Linda Park, a long-running character in DC Comics’ “The Flash.” Linda first appeared in “Flash” (vol. 2) #28 in July 1989. She was created by writer William Messner-Loebs and artist Greg LaRocque. Background Linda, born in Chicago to a third-generation family of Korean descent, works as a television … Read more

Anthony’s DC Comics picks for April 2015

Convergence: Superman #1

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from DC for April 2015. A full list of solicitations are available here. Comics Convergence #1 (of 8), on sale Apr. 8, $5 Convergence #2 (of 8), on sale Apr. 15, $4 Convergence #3 (of 8), on sale Apr. 22, $4 Convergence #4 (of 8), on sale Apr. … Read more

Vixen to get an online CW animated series, ties into “Flash” / “Arrow”

Vixen:TAS

DC superheroine Vixen will get her own animated series that’ll air online via “CW Seed,” the CW network’s subsidiary studio/website that streams online-only shows. On top of this, Vixen’s series will tie into the current superhero shows on the CW, “The Flash” and “Arrow.” This is good news not only for Vixen (and for diversity in … Read more

DC’s live-action news: at long last, a Wonder Woman movie! (Also: Static Shock! Cyborg! Aquaman!)

Wonder Woman

Last week, DC and Warner Bros. announced its planned slate of live-action film projects through the end of the decade. Among the most surprising news: Wonder Woman’s finally getting a stand-alone movie! The only downside is that they also made clear that this version of Diana will be based on the not-kid-friendly New 52 version, complete … Read more

Anthony’s DC Comics picks for January 2015

Batman '66 #19

We’ve finally reached the oh-so-futuristic year 2015 with comic solicitations. Here’s a look at what’s of interest coming out from DC in January; full solicitations are available here. Comics The Multiversity Guidebook #1, on sale Jan. 21, $8 Batman ’66 #19, on sale Jan. 28, $3 (digital first) Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman #6, on sale … Read more

What superheroes influenced Clark Kent to begin his superhero career?

Man of Steel's young Clark Kent

Among the lesser things debated about last year’s movie “Man of Steel” was a scene where a young Clark is wearing a red towel, pretending to be a superhero like many young children. However, various people asked: if Clark’s the world’s first superhero, then how can he pretend to be a superhero as a kid? And … Read more