Comic-Con footage suggests that DC may have finall...

This weekend San Diego was overrun with fanboys, geeks and all sorts of obsessed folk dressed in garb that likely leaves most people scratching their heads. Comic-Con is upon us. Once upon a time, it was about comics, but now is a launching pad for all things Hollywood. And this year, it looks like DC Comics’s Entertainment Division has found it’s funny. After years of dark, brooding films, the new trailers for WONDER WOMAN, JUSTICE LEAGUE and SUICIDE SQUAD provide color, humor and a spirit that has been missing for years. Christopher Nolan’s BATMAN films did have spirit, but were the birth of the darkness that enveloped...

CW continues to embrace the DC universe

Today, the CW announced the renews of 11 shows. Among those are 4 shows attached to the DC world. ARROW and THE FLASH were renewed, which should surprise nobody with a pulse and a clue, with DC LEGENDS OF TOMORROW and I, ZOMBIE brining brought back to second seasons. Zombie was expected, but there was talk that the price tag of LEGENDS was great enough that the show would not likely reach the numbers needed to return for season two. I never bought into this theory as LEGENDS was part of CW’s VERY successful DC universe that Greg Berlanti and Marc Guggenheim have created. Thier universe goes beyond the CW to CBS with SUPERGIRL, with...

5 Things I loved in 2014

ORDINARY GRACE by William Kent Krueger Simply put, this is a novel that saw Kent take his game to the next level. Kent’s Cork O’Connor series is, in my opinion, one of the best ongoing series today. The characters age, love, suffer loss and grow. OG is the author’s second stand-alone (He, and his publisher, prefer not tot talk about the first) and finds Kent mining his childhood memories and craft the southern Minnesota setting. And in doing so, gives the readers the sights, sounds and even smells of small town middle America in the 50s. He does an amazing job and delivers a book that feels more like a recollection than a...