Tag Archives: DC Comics

The Death of Superman (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Jake Castorena, Sam Liu

Starring:
Jerry O’Connell, Rebecca Romijn, Rainn Wilson, Rosario Dawson, Nathan Fillion, Shemar Moore, Christopher Gorham, Matt Lanter, Jason O’Mara, Nyambi Nyambi 

Other notable appearances:
Rocky Carroll, Jennifer Hale

Running time:
81 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Superman: Doomsday, Batman: Gotham Knight, Batman: Year One

 

When an alien monster, dubbed Doomsday, lands on Earth, the Justice League tries to stop it. After his colleagues have fallen, it becomes Superman’s duty to take down Doomsday — even if it means paying the ultimate price.

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Justice League (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Zack Snyder, Joss Whedon

Starring:
Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher

Other notable appearances:
Ciarán Hinds, Jeremy Irons, Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Billy Crudup, Connie Nielsen, J.K. Simmons, Joe Morton, Amber Heard, Jesse Eisenberg, Joe Manganiello

Running time:
121 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, The Avengers

 

After the death of Superman (Cavill), an ancient evil is drawn to Earth with insidious plans. It is up to Bruce Wayne (Affleck) and Diana Prince (Gadot) to join forces with other super-powered beings and try to save the world from annihilation.

Justice League is the fifth film in the DC Extended Universe.

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Wonder Woman (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Patty Jenkins

Starring:
Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ewen Bremner, Eugene Brave Rock, Danny Huston, Elena Anaya, David Thewlis

Other notable appearances:
Lucy Davis, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Zack Snyder

Running time:
141 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad

 

After saving pilot and spy Steve Trevor from drowning and German soldiers, Princess Diana of Themiscyra embarks on a journey that takes her from the secluded home she has always known to save humanity from the hell of World War I.

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Justice League: Doom (2012)

Review by CJ

Director:
Lauren Montgomery

Starring:
Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Susan Eisenberg, Nathan Fillion, Michael Rosenbaum, Carl Lumbly, Bumper Robinson, Phil Morris, Carlos Alazraqui, Claudia Black, Paul Blackthorne, Olivia d’Abo, Alexis Denisof

Other notable appearances:
Grey DeLise, Brian George, Juliet Landau, Bruce Timm

Running time:
75 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, Justice League Unlimited, Justice League: The New Frontier

 

The Legion of Doom use altered versions of Batman’s (Conroy) contingency plans to take down the Justice League. But that’s only the first part of their diabolical desires.

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We Are Robin, Volume 1: The Vigilante Business (2016)

Review by CJ

Page count:
157

Format:
Trade paperback

Publisher:
DC Comics

ISBN:
978-1-4012-5982-0

 

A band of teenagers don the Robin mantle to fight crime in Gotham City under the guidance of a mysterious figure.

We Are Robin, Volume 1: The Vigilante Business collects issues 1-6 of We Are Robin (2015).

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New Suicide Squad, Volume 1: Pure Insanity (2015)

Review by CJ

Page count:
192

Format:
Trade paperback

Publisher:
DC Comics

ISBN:
978-1-4012-5238-0

 

The new Suicide Squad is assembled, adding Joker’s Daughter, Reverse Flash, Black Manta and Deathstroke to the line-up alongside regulars Harley Quinn, Deadshot and Captain Boomerang.

Their first trip takes them to Russia for a mission that will test their wits, their teamwork and their (in)sanity. The second mission sends Taskforce X to China where they inadvertently awaken a new metahuman superhero.

Meanwhile, Amanda Waller struggles with a new chain of command and things at Belle Reve Prison aren’t quite what they seem.

New Suicide Squad, Volume 1: Pure Insanity collects issues 1-8 of New Suicide Squad (2014).

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Harley Quinn’s Greatest Hits (2016)

Review by CJ

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Page count:
155

Format:
Collected edition graphic novel (paperback)

Publisher:
DC Comics

ISBN:
978-1-4012-7008-7

 

A collection of stories featuring Gotham’s Clown Princess of Crime.

Included stories are from the Countdown, Batman Adventures, Batman, Gotham City Sirens, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, and Harley Quinn and the Suicide Squad April Fools’ Special series.

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