Dan DiDio Leaves DC Comics

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After a nearly two-decade tenure with the publishing giant, editor-in-chief Dan DiDio has left DC Comics, reports the Hollywood Reporter. This news comes as a surprise to many, as just this last summer, DiDio announced the publisher’s plans for another line-wide reboot in 2020 and rolling into 2021, which they are currently dubbing “5th Generation” […]

DC’s New Relaunch And What It Means

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There have been rumblings in the comic book world that DC’s universe is heading for another Crisis-level event. This has been apparent to readers of the current ongoing Justice League, The Flash, Superman, and, most recently, Flash Forward. Without doing a massive anthological recap of Scott Snyder’s current Justice League book, the SparkNotes version is as follows: After the events […]

Friday Flash Facts: Barry Allen

 The Silver Age of DC comics kicked off with the introduction of Barry Allen in Showcase Vol. 1 #4, as did many subsequent eras in the publisher’s long and storied history. Barry Allen is a sign of change in comics, and it was through him that the DC Multiverse was first discovered in the now […]

Diversity in the Comics Industry

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 Diversity is a concept that permeates entertainment culture in a myriad of ways today. It has become the biggest buzz-word and singular focus of social justice and internet keyboard warriors the world over. We see it in our news cycles (all 24 hours of it), science fiction (I’m looking at you LucasFilm), television, and comic […]

Friday Flash Facts: Jay Garrick

 Welcome, speedster friends and family, to the first of a weekly, weekend series that delves deeper into all things the Flash: the characters’ history and lore, the source of their power, the various abilities that they receive from the Speed Force, their substantial rogues’ gallery and more! At the end of each article, when applicable, […]