Since the earliest days of superhero comics there's been a tug of war between the forces of whimsical adventure and those of grim 'n gritty realism. Now, don't be alarmed, the question of which is the one right and true way to tell a capes and tights story wasn't resolved once and for all this week, so we can all thankfully keep arguing about it.
The dynamic between Batman and the Joker has been explored many times throughout the two characters' histories, but there's another character in the DC Universe who presents almost as intriguing a contrast to the Joker's madness: Lex Luthor. Luthor shares the Joker's me-fir
This week marks the continued roll-out of the new Batman line at DC with Paul Cornell and Scott McDaniel's Batman and Robin, Scott Snyder and Jock's Detective Comics with a Commissioner Gordon backup drawn by Francesco Francavi
ComicsAlliance writers Laura Hudson, Chris Sims, Caleb Goellner, Andy Khouri, David Brothers, David Uzumeri, and Chris Murphy sit down for a roundtable discussion about the newly released Action Comics #894 by Paul Cornell and
After a stretch of "Stan's Back" buildup, the first of three all-new titles from Stan Lee and Pow! Entertainment's projects through Boom! Studios is finally ready for a look. This October "Soldier Zero" arrives in stores by writer Paul Cornell ("Action Comics") and artist Javier Pina ("Superman"). Up until now potential readers had only glimpsed promotional images and the book's sev
If you've had any exposure to the character of Lex Luthor throughout his decades of playing the role of Superman's nemesis then you don't need me to tell you that Lex can be something of an egomaniac from time to time. Lex
Yesterday, DC announced that writer Paul Cornell would be writing a six-issue "Knight & Squire" mini-series with artist Jimmy Broxton and covers by Yannick Paquette, finally giving Batman and Robin's English counterparts their first ever solo story.
According to Cornell, who last visited the world of British super-heroics in Marvel's fantastic (and sadly canceled) "Captain Britain and MI-13," his story of t
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