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How Did Poison Ivy Meet Harley Quinn Read DC Love Is A Battlefield

How Did Poison Ivy Meet Harley Quinn? Read DC Love Is A Battlefield

I'm working with an amazing artist to tell a really wonderful story, but I don't think I'm allowed to spill the details yet!" But it seems that he may never be able to spill them as he's not on the final creative list below;But those who are now included are Oscar winner John Ridley, Christos[...]

Everyone Meet Jace Fox &#8211 The Next Batman #1 Spoilers

Everyone Meet Jace Fox – The Next Batman #1 Spoilers

The Next Batman #1 is published today, for DC Future State, with its lead feature story featuring this new Batman revisiting some very familiar tropes, courtesy of 12 Years A Slave screenwriter John Ridley, Doom Patrol artist Nick Derington, colours by Tamra Bonvillian and letters by Clayton Cowles.[caption id="attachment_1318655" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: DC[/caption]Whether that be[...]

First Tim Fox Appearance Batman #313 Sells For $500 On eBay

First Tim Fox Appearance, Batman, #313 Sells For $500 On eBay

DC Comics just confirmed earlier reports by Bleeding Cool that the upcoming Batman series by John Ridley will feature Tim Fox as the new Batman Or rather, the Next Batman, as part of the two-month Future State initiative in January and February Originally planned to replace Bruce Wayne permanently, as part of Dan DiDio's 5G, it[...]

DC Comics Confirms That Tim Fox Is The Next Batman

DC Comics Confirms That Tim Fox Is The Next Batman

Back in September, Bleeding Cool was the first place to state that the upcoming Batman series by John Ridley could feature Tim Fox as the new Batman - though this was after a year of stating it would be Luke Fox Not great for Batwing #19 speculation, but excellent for Batman #313 speculation, as first[...]

The Other History Of The DC Universe #1 Review: A Brave &#038 Bold Story

The Other History Of The DC Universe #1 Review: A Brave & Bold Story

Credit: DC Comics[/caption]Writer John Ridley digs deep into Jefferson Pierce, showing a lot of the nuance Cress Williams exhibited in the hit CW series There is a wonderful through-line that shows the desire to rise above one’s station and the everpresent pressures working against that desire that Ridley plays like a Stradivarius or a Stratocaster[...]

BlumFest 2020: John Ridley Directing A Paranormal Film For Blumhouse

BlumFest 2020: John Ridley Directing A Paranormal Film For Blumhouse

Director John Ridley will direct a new untitled paranormal film for Blumhouse; it was announced this afternoon Jason Blum joined the director for a small chat moderated by Jacqueline Coley about the film during today's BlumFest 2020, and there is rightfully some excitement behind the project Based on the recently published Truly*Adventurous article, Project Poltergeist, written[...]

DC Collects John Ridleys Batman In Hardcover In June 2021

DC Collects John Ridley's Batman In Hardcover In June 2021

Batman by John Ridley The Deluxe Edition will be published on June 29th in hardcover for $17.99 They will collect his stories from Batman Black & White #1, Batman: The Joker War Zone #1, Future State: The Next Batman #1-4 and Detective Comics #1027 - although I don't actually recall him having a story in[...]


Could Tim Fox Be Batman in 2021 Rather Than Luke Fox

Could Tim Fox Be Batman in 2021 Rather Than Luke Fox?

Luke Fox seemed to replace him in the Batman comics after the New 52 reboot.[caption id="attachment_1272672" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Art from Batman #313.[/caption]But I understand that, as a result of this week's Batman: The Joker War Zone that we may be seeing a return of Tim Fox, courtesy of writer John Ridley, who is writing the[...]

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[...]