The First Strange Visitor from Another Planet

The First Strange Visitor from Another Planet

A man becomes ostracized by the scientifically-advanced, cape-wearing, chest-symbol-wearing leadership of his planet. Sent to Earth, the man is known as "The Messenger" and nobody likes his message, as it includes scenes of destruction and dire warnings about the future of civilization. Newspapers also call the Messenger a "Strange Visitor from Another Planet". Am I […]

The Superman--He's Here, The Washington Times, 06 Jan 1918, via

How Taking Ownership of "The Superman" Changed World History

Browsing through the selection of patriotic WWII-era Superman-related comics available in Session 5 of Comic Connect's Event Auction 42, which ends May 22, reminds me of some of my very favorite little-known Superman-related history. Generally speaking, I think we have the notion that "The Superman" was a vague, Nietzschean concept barely remembered by the early […]

Batwoman Showrunner Caroline Dries Talks Superman & Lois Crossover

Less than a week after The CW Chairman and CEO Mark Pedowitz announced during the network's scheduling call that a two-hour pairing of Ruby Rose-starrer Batwoman and new Arrowverse family member Superman & Lois was in the works for the first half of 2021. Now with Batwoman having wrapped up its first season this past Sunday, […]

Superman Advice on Social Distancing is a Tad Unrealistic

DC Comics has been running a few #ConnectedTogether messages on its Instagram page, but in today;s published comic books, freshly printed and distributed by Diamond, UCS and Lunar all at once, it made it into the pages. All the monthly titles published today feature this Superman image, with this hashtag. You know it's all right […]

Justice League #44

Justice League #44 Review: This Doesn't Check Out

This issue is a conundrum in that it shows the Justice League execute a display of power and teamwork that is presented very gorgeously. With sumptuous visuals presented by Xermanico, Romulo Fajardo Jr., and Tom Napolitano, the Javelin is a triumph of lines and sleekness while the dynamic action scenes are worth seeing.     […]

DC's Stargirl -- "Pilot" -- Image Number: STG101i_0365Ab.jpg -- Pictured: Brec Bassinger as Courtney Whitmore -- Photo: Quantrell Colbert/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Stargirl Composer Pinar Toprak Talks Series' Sound, Super Influences

I can promise that you have heard the work of super composer Pinar Toprak. With a genre-crossing body of work, she has tickled your earholes before. Born in Istanbul, Turkey, Pinar began her classical music education at the age of 5, and has been creating beautiful music ever since. After moving to the United States […]

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Superman & Lois Set for January 2021 Debut; Key Art, Synopsis Released

Considering it was announced earlier today that the new series would be crossing over with the second season of Batwoman, we expected to hear something about when new Arrowverse member Superman & Lois was going to premiere. That's exactly what we did not long after the crossover news broke, with The CW releasing their January […]

Batwoman and Superman & Lois set to crossover in 2021, courtesy of The CW.

Batwoman and Superman & Lois Set for 2021 CW Crossover

While television productions are still figuring out when to start back up for the fall, The CW Chairman and CEO Mark Pedowitz is already looking ahead to 2021 for the network's next Arowverse crossover event. Pedowitz announced during the network's scheduling call that a two-hour pairing of Ruby Rose-starrer Batwoman and the new addition to […]

FOCO DC Comics X MLB Bobblehead Batman and Superman

FOCO Announces MLB Bobbleheads Featuring Batman and Superman

FOCO has announced a new series of collectibles that combines the world of sports with the world of comics. This time Batman and Superman are teaming up with Major League Baseball teams to give us some amazing bobbleheads. These bobbleheads bring up two iconic heroes from DC Comics and combines them with your favorite baseball […]

Inde Navarrette

Superman & Lois Casts Inde Navarrette in Key Series Regular Role

The CW's upcoming Arrowverse series Superman & Lois continues growing the series' cast, with Inde Navarrette (Wander Darkly) cast in a series regular role in the hour-long drama from The Flash executive producer Todd Helbing, DC Universe architect Greg Berlanti, and Warner Bros. TV. Written by Helbing and based on the DC characters created by Jerry […]


Superman & Lois Casts Vampire Diaries Alum Wole Parks as The Stranger

The CW's upcoming Arrowverse series Superman & Lois has cast Wolé Parks (The Vampire Diaries) in the series regular role of The Stranger. The hour-long drama stems from The Flash executive producer Todd Helbing, DC Universe architect Greg Berlanti, and Warner Bros. TV, and set to go directly into series production once work on the […]


Marty Pasko, Writer on Superman, Doctor Fate and Roseanne, Dies At 65

Martin Joseph "Marty" Pasko, born August 4th 1954 as Jean-Claude Rochefort, died last night, aged 65. He was a writer and editor working in comic books and television, including for Superman in both, and co-created the modern-day version of Doctor Fate. Beginning in comic book letter columns and fanzines, including publishing Fantazine, with Alan Brennert, […]


Supergirl Preview Finds Lex and Lena United, Fighting for Their Lives

As big of fans as we were of the news that Jon Cryer was joining The CW's Supergirl as Lex Luthor, our admiration and appreciation for his turn in the role has done nothing but grow with each episode. With "Deus Lex Machina", Cryer presented a Lex who understands that retaining his pre-"Crisis" memories isn't […]

Jerry O'Connell arrives for the {Event} on February 09, 2019 in Pasadena, CA. Editorial credit: DFree /

Justice League Dark: Apokolips War – Jerry O'Connell Talks Superman

Growing up, Jerry O'Connell adored the Superman films starring Christopher Reeve. He watched them all, but his favorite remains the 1978 Richard Donner original. The actor had an opportunity to play a role in a live-action setting screen testing for Superman Returns (2006) before the part went to Brandon Routh. O'Connell's first exposure to voiceover […]

Superman: Man of Tomorrow #2

Superman: Man of Tomorrow #2 Review: This Makes It Look Easy

With another perfect balance between the nostalgic flavor of the silver age and modern sensibilities, this Robert Venditti script again finds that sweet spot of Kryptonian excellence. It scales it way down in terms of antagonists, this adventure is down to earth compared to the last issue but doesn't lose a step, hitting every note […]


Always Bet On Truth, Justice and the American Way

It's tough being Superman. You turn up, fighting for Truth, Justice and the American Way, and the American Way, it seems is to avoid that Truth and Justice and go underground. Brian Bendis has been writing about an underground mafia in Metropolis, meeting in lead-lined underground bunkers to avoid detection and never mentioning his name […]

Superman: Man of Tomorrow will hit Blu-ray this summer.

Superman: Man of Tomorrow Animated Film Voice Cast Announced

Superman: Man of Tomorrow will be the next animated DC Comics film from Warner Bros. Animation. The movie "finds Clark Kent working as an intern for the Daily Planet and learning on the job how to save the city of Metropolis." Voicing Clark in this film will be Darren Criss (Glee, Hollywood), and his arch-nemesis […]

Black Suit Superman Statue from Prime 1 Studio

Superman is Back from the Dead with More Prime 1 Studios Statues

Superman is back from the grave as more pre-orders show up from the 2019 revealed statue. This Prime 1 Studio statue is based on the DC Comics Death of Superman storyline. After his apparent "death" Superman went into a near comatose state to recover from his Doomsday encounter. When he finally re-emerged he was sporting […]

Superman: Man of Tomorrow

Superman: Man of Tomorrow Review: Lifts Us Up, Not Looking Down

What would it take to make a perfect Superman story? Well, clearly you'd need amazing feats of strength and power. Without that, Superman is just a good attitude in a suit, business or spandex. Likewise, you'll need to use the iconic supporting cast well: sometimes hard to reconcile against the first requirement given their overall […]

Superman Smashes the Klan cover from DC Comics.

DC Releases Trailer for Superman Smashes the Klan

DC Comics has released a trailer for the upcoming collected edition of Superman Smashes the Klan. By writer Gene Luen Yang, artist Gurihiru, and letterer Janice Chang, the book tells the true story of how a Superman radio broadcast helped change the perception of the Ku Klux Klan. The comic was initially released as a […]