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DC Comics 2021 Spoilers: How Catwoman Changes The Future Of Batman

DC Comics 2021 Spoilers: How Catwoman Changes The Future Of Batman

At the DC Fandome Joker War panel, wrote John Ridley talks about how this changes Batman He cited the Justice League movie joke asking what Batman's powers were, "I'm rich" So what happens when you take his money away?Of course, it is expected that at the end of the Joker War, everything goes back to[...]

Whats Censored In John Ridleys Other History DC Fandome Panel

What's Censored In John Ridley's Other History DC Fandome Panel?

The Other History Of The DC Universe panel for DC Fandome saw journalist Evan Narcisse interview John Ridley and Giuseppe Camuncoli about the upcoming and long-delayed illustrated story.[caption id="attachment_1265218" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Screencap from DC Fandome.[/caption]And we got a little look at some of Camuncoli's artwork for the series Which will begin in the nineteen seventies[...]

Batwing #19 and #20 Sell For $1000 on eBay After DC Black Batman News

Batwing #19 and #20 Sell For $1000 on eBay After DC Black Batman News

At the DC Fandome event, it was confirmed what Bleeding Cool had been reporting since the middle of last year, that John Ridley, screenwriter of 12 Years A Slave, would be writing Batman, with a new black lead The show suggested what we had also been claiming, that it would be Luke Fox, the second[...]

Jim Lee Confirms a Black Batman For 2021 at DC Fandome

Jim Lee Confirms a Black Batman For 2021 at DC Fandome

DC Comics Publisher and CCO Jim Lee spoke to Bing Chen of Goldhouse at DC Fandome, hoping through a lot of the stories going down today at DC's online show, and talking about increased diversity of characters at DC Comics, as the company gains global appeal.[caption id="attachment_1255512" align="aligncenter" width="600"] DC Fandome screencap.[/caption]During which he confirmed[...]

Finally A Black Batman John Ridley Nick Derington and DC Fandome

Finally, A Black Batman? John Ridley, Nick Derington and DC Fandome

We then learnt it would be would be written by John Ridley, screenwriter of 12 Years A Slave and part of 5G, or Generation Five, a publishing event led by publisher Dan DiDio to replace all the lead characters in the DC Universe and have them aged up, introducing a new generation to DC Comics[...]

DC Will Publish John Ridleys 5G Luke Fox-as-Batman Comic After All

DC Will Publish John Ridley's 5G Luke Fox-as-Batman Comic After All?

What seems like a lifetime ago, Bleeding Cool broke the news that the Oscar-winning screenwriter of 12 Years a Slave, John Ridley was to write the ongoing Batman comic book for DC Comics, Not only that, but Bruce Wayne would be replaced in the role by the son of Lucius Fox, Luke Fox, otherwise known[...]

John Ridleys Other History Of The DC Universe Scheduled For November

John Ridley's Other History Of The DC Universe Scheduled For November

The highlight being their "The Many Shades of Heroism: DC Heroes Through the African-American Lens" panel which included the announcement by John Ridley of his new comic book for DC, The Other History Of The DC Universe Ridley had recently won an Oscar for writing the movie 12 Years A Slave, and had seen his The American Way comic revived by[...]

Will We Get a Glimpse of 5G in Batman: The Joker War Zone

Will We Get a Glimpse of 5G in Batman: The Joker War Zone?

And that the Batman series, relaunching as a new Batman #1 after Batman #100, would be written by Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley.Then things changed 5G champion publisher Dan DiDio was fired The Generations one-shots that would have led up to 5G disappeared from the schedule - even the Free Comic Book Day title Generation Zero[...]

Gone With the Wind is Gone from HBO Max For Now

Gone With the Wind is Gone from HBO Max For Now

Many considered Clark Gable’s portrayal of Rhett Butler to be a cool representation of American manhood at the time. The Editorial That Took Down a Movie This move came after an editorial in the Los Angeles Times by screenwriter John Ridley, who has written superhero comics for DC Comics and won an Oscar for the script of[...]

Whatever Happened to John Ridleys Other History Of The DC Universe

Whatever Happened to John Ridley's Other History Of The DC Universe?

The highlight being their “The Many Shades of Heroism: DC Heroes Through the African-American Lens” panel which included the announcement by John Ridley of his new comic book for DC, The Other History Of The DC Universe Ridley had recently won an Oscar for writing the movie 12 Years A Slave, and had seen his[...]

John Ridley Luke Fox Batman 5G No More

John Ridley, Luke Fox Batman, 5G, No More?

If I were John Ridley, I would begin to suspect that I was under some kind of curse Admittedly, I would have won an Oscar for writing the screenplay for 12 Years A Slave But when I returned to my true love, writing comic books, things seemed to fall apart I got to revisit and[...]


When An Oscar Winner Used To Write Comics

When An Oscar Winner Used To Write Comics

John Ridley is a rather hot writer right now.His Oscar last night for Best Adapted Screenplay for 12 Years A Slave is only the tip of the iceberg.He just wrote and directed All Is By My Side, the Jimi Hendrix biopic He rewrote the new Ben-Hur movie, and ABC have green-lit the pilot for a[...]