When Captain Marvel finally makes his belated entry into DC's September-launched New 52 iverse, he'll do so with one rather big change: He'll no longer be Captain Marvel, but Shazam. Writer and DC Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns, who will be reintroducing the character in the "Curse of Shazam" back-up strip that will begin running in March's Justice League #7, explained the name change in a Newsarama interview.
The Big Red Cheese's "New 52" flavor is set to be revealed in the near future in "The Curse of Shazam!," an upcoming series of Justice Leaguebackup stories from creators Geoff Johns and Gary Frank. DC's The Source blog doesn't report any s
DC Comics kicked off Saturday at New York Comic Con with a discussion of all of the publisher's Justice League titles. Topics included the future of Captain Marvel, the new take on Darkseid, Ann Nocenti's status as a "token female" and Wonder Woman's new parentage. The panel featured Senior Vice President of Sales Bob Wayne, Chief Creative Officer and popular writer Geoff Johns (Justice League, Aquaman), Co-Publis
Remember the one-page Batgirl/Supergirl comic by Mike Maihack that we all loved and thought was the greatest thing ever? What we neglected to mention at the time was that it was inspired by a similarly awesome one-page, six-panel Captain Marvel comic created by writer Nate Cosby and artist Evan "Doc" Shaner. With no sight of Captain Marvel in the new DC Universe, their strip could be the only Shazam! action you get for a while. Luckily, i
Following the successful excavation of a truly confounding 1970s card game based on the Superman artwork of Jack Kirby, cartoonist Mark Anderson (Andertoons) has discovered a second hopelessly inscrutable DC Comics card game from the ancient world. While the rules t
Exhibiting now a Gallery Nature Morte in New Delhi, India ias Put It On, Again!, featuring the works of Jiten Thukral & Sumir Tagra. The duo's art deals explicitly with serious themes of safe sex and the transmission of HIV through a fairly playful prism of bright colors, traditional Indian imagery and figures from popular c
Even though the Mego Corporation folded nearly three decades ago, the look of its simple 8" dolls has stood the test of time thanks to passionate fans (and, well, "Twisted Toyfare Theatre"). Mego-style dolls
After years of pairing its animated features starring A-list characters with shorts showcasing arguably lesser-known quantities, Warner Home Video is pulling a Pixar and packaging its less-lengthy tales i
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