Has a comic book character ever realized they were… eh, a comic book character? It is called “breaking the fourth wall” and it occurs in comic books to great effect. Here are a few notable instances where a comic book character realized they were not real.
The Golden Age of Comics spans the years between 1938 and 1956, during which time comic books were first published and became overwhelmingly popular with readers. Many of today’s most popular superheroes were created during the Golden Age.
In March 2021, it was announced that J.J. Abrams would produce a new Superman movie. DC has said the film will feature a Black Superman for the first time on the big screen.
Action Comics #1 marks the first appearance of Superman. It was published in 1938 and sold for $.10 cents. Yesterday, a copy of the iconic issue sold for $3.25 million dollars.
While a Man of Steel sequel has not officially been announced as on the books, Henry Cavill has expressed interest in doing another solo Superman movie and it is believed Warner Bros. is quietly trying to put one together, possibly with a new lead.
Action Comics #1028 marks the end of Brian Bendis’ successful Superman run, making the issue particularly important to collectors. The issues wraps up storylines and ties up loose ends. It’s markedly light-hearted, leaving Bendis’ fans with a smile on their face.
Shown below are new official promotional images for the upcoming 7″ DC Multiverse wave which will include Death Metal Batman, The Drowned, Red Sun Superman and Damien Robin.
Since his introduction in 1938, Superman has faced a number of villains. Here is a list of the major and minor villains, as well as “evil” groups and the occasional ally acting as a villain, that have appeared in Superman comics over the years.
CW shows, old and new, will premiere in January 2021. Comedy first (Jan 8) followed by the Critics Choice Super Awards (Jan 10) and then the real fun begins. Notably, Batwoman’s second season returns on Jan 17 giving us our first look at Javicia Leslie taking over the helm from Ruby Rose.
Lois Lane and the Friendship Challenge explores the dynamics of childhood friendships, as well as the universal experience of jealousy and uncertainty that can occur when someone new is added to the group.