Frank Miller’s Giving the Man of Steel Another New Origin Story in Superman: Year One

Frank Miller’s Batman: Year One took the detective who made DC comics the powerhouse that it is today gave him one of the most character-defining origin stories in modern comics that’s gone on to colour much of the way that we see Batman today. Now, Miller’s doing the same for Superman. Read More >>

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Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman Gets a 1990s Makeover in This Parody Trailer

The ’90s were a mixed time for superheroes on film and TV. Sure, there was Tim Burton’s Batman Returns, but there was also Joel Schumacher’s Batman & Robin. Then you had Lois and Clark: the Corny yet Harmless Adventures of Superman. So, you can imagine that Zack Snyder’s ultra-mega-dark Batman v Superman would have looked a tad bit different back then. Read More >>

Warner Bros. Is Looking at Matthew Vaughn to Direct a New Superman Movie

A sequel to Man of Steel has long been expected, but there hasn’t been much news about it thus far. Last we heard, the DC film was in “active development,” but that was eight months ago. Now we know that Warner Bros. has its eye on a certain comic book director to bring Superman back to the big screen. Read More >>

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New Justice League Action Trailer Puts the Focus on Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman (and Action)

I mean, I bet if DC and Cartoon Network could get away with calling this show Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman Action instead of Justice League Action, they probably would. Read More >>

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Michael Keaton’s Batman v Christopher Reeve’s Superman: Mash-Up of Justice

This fan-made trailer from Stryder HD makes a compelling argument that it would have been pretty cool to see the two ‘80s cinematic superheroes face-off on-screen. Read More >>

Why Superman’s Lame Disguise Might Actually Work

It’s been a longstanding complaint since the first Superman comics debuted in the 1930s: why doesn’t anyone see through Clark Kent’s lame disguise and realize that he’s really Superman? New research suggests that Kent’s trademark glasses actually might work as a disguise—at least around people who don’t know him well. Read More >>

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Cyclist Goes Full Superman, Beats Everyone

Pro tip to cyclists: sailing through the air horizontally while gripping your handlebars for dear life is the most efficient way downhill. Read More >>

Either Henry Cavill is Trolling Us, or Superman is Getting a Costume Tweak in Justice League

Given what he went through in Batman v Superman, if it’s the update to the Superman costume we think it is, it’d make sense. If it isn’t, then we’re being fooled by an Instagram filter and in that case god damn you, Henry Cavill, you sneaky devil. Read More >>

This, Um, Unfortunate Supergirl Ad Is Totally Fake

Do you notice anything weird about this ad for the new season of Supergirl that’s coming out in October? Look closer... Read More >>

The Main Reason Batman v Superman Sucked Isn’t What You Think It Is

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice was a joyless movie that had none of the fun that comes with being a superhero flick (I mean, even Batman can have fun between grunts). But that wasn’t the main reason it sucked. Read More >>

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Which Superhero Is Best? Research Says Definitely Not Batman

It’s kind of impossible to say which superhero is the best, since there’s just too many of them to count, but a seven-year study at the University of Leicester purports to help shine a light on the debate. Read More >>

The Story Behind That Superman and Muhammad Ali Team Up

In 1978, one of the strangest and most exhilarating comic book issues in DC’s history appeared in stores, featuring one of the greatest team-ups of all time: Superman and Muhammad Ali. Read More >>

You Know There’s Already a Good Batman-Superman Movie Out There, Right?

In all the hubbub, furore and hullabaloo about Batman v Superman, very few people seem to remember this isn’t the first movie where Batman and Superman share screentime. The actual first movie came out in 1997, was less confrontationally called The Batman/Superman Movie, and oh—it was animated. Read More >>

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How the 1940s Superman Cartoon Changed Eveything

The Superman cartoons from the 1940s were animated with a beauty and fluidity not seen before, but they were also hugely influential outside the world of animation. Read More >>