black manta


'Candyman' Reimagining Finds its Candyman in Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Jordan Peele has found his Candyman. Next years "spiritual sequel" from the Get Out producer has found its star in Yahya Abdoul-Mateen II, who played Aquaman villain Black Manta in last years mega-hit. Nia DaCosta will direct. No word yet on if original Candyman star Tony Todd will make an appearance, although it feels like […]

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Aquaman Baddie Black Manta Gets a Statue From Prime 1 Studio

Aquaman villain Black Manta will invade screens with the film on December 21, and Prime 1 Studios has revealed their statue from the film. The statue is in the 1:3 scale and features Manta perched with a wave crashing behind him and the ruins he is standing on. The statue will feature LED lights and […]

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Funko Round-Up: Kingdom Hearts 3, Summoners War, Overwatch, and Aquaman!

Funko announces tons of new products and licenses every day, let alone every week. It can be a lot to keep up with. So we are here to help. Welcome to the Funko Round-Up! In this edition: lots of gaming Pops, and Overwatch gets two new ones, Summoners War debuts, Kingdom Hearts 3 product is […]

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We Have Over 5 Minutes of Aquaman Footage to Geek Out Over

Aquaman is looking to right the ship for DC and Warner Bros. (regardless how you feel about the films so far), and today they released the best look at the film yet. Over 5 minutes of footage was released, a lot of which was shown in Hall H at this years SDCC in July. Orm, […]

Justice League #7 cover by Jim Cheung, Walden Wong, and Mark Morales

Justice League #7 Advance Review: An Absolute Blast

Hawkgirl has ambushed Lex Luthor before he could reach the Totality. Meanwhile, John Stewart stands alone between Sinestro and the Earth. Sinestro's Ultraviolet Corps and Umbrax are on the brink of consuming the planet…or destroying it. Superman hopes to hold Umbrax back, but he's not at full power. The Flash attempts to tap into the […]

Justice League #6 cover by Jorge Jimenez and Alejandro Sanchez

Justice League #6 Advance Review: The League Rallies, Doom Reigns

The Totality is within the grasp of Lex Luthor and the Joker. Batman and Hawkgirl make a last rally to stop the two rogues, but Batman, Superman, and Martian Manhunter are sent back to the Hall of Justice with Hawkgirl now missing. Umbrax and Sinestro are close to indoctrinating all the Earth into the Invisible […]

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Aquaman Funko Products are Coming in October

Aquaman is taking over theaters in December, but ahead of that in October we will see the release of tons of products from Funko! Keychains, Pop, Mystery Minis, a little of everything. I am sure there will probably be even more, but let's take a look at what they revealed today. First up: two new […]

Justice League #5 cover by Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza, and Wil Quintana

Justice League #5 Review: Enter the Legion of Doom

Lex Luthor has just reached the Totality by controlling the body of Superman, but we jump back to right after the Justice League defeated the Omega Titans (Justice League: No Justice). He is unsure of his next move given the discoveries of the mission. He takes a trip to the future to learn what becomes […]

Justice League #4 cover by Jorge Jimenez and Alejandro Sanchez

Justice League #4 Review: Upping the Stakes Even Further

We are given a glimpse of Gorilla Grodd's childhood as Joker and Lex Luthor make their move on Hawkgirl and Batman respectively. With Kendra and Bruce out of the way, Joker and Luthor will be able to take over the bodies of Martian Manhunter and Superman. Sinestro easily overtakes Green Lantern John Stewart and Cyborg. […]

Aquaman and Action Comics #1 Get SDCC Exclusives From Mattel

Aquaman and Action Comics #1 are coming to SDCC. Mattel has announced two exclusives they will have for sale at their booth. Both pay tribute to classic DC Comics covers. The first is a three figure set in the DC Multiverse line. Based on the Aquaman #35 cover, the set will include Aquaman, Ocean Master […]

Justice League #2 cover by Jorge Jimenez and Alejandro Sanchez

Advance Review: Justice League #2 – Following Up on the Titanic Premiere

The Totality has landed on Earth, and it's causing disruptions across the world. The Justice League are trying to keep its presence secret until they can discern what it is, but the truth is still spreading. Meanwhile, Lex Luthor and his Legion of Doom begin to scheme. The mystery of the Totality is the prime […]

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Deathstroke #25 Review: What Is Evil?

Deathstroke is at the mercy of the Society, a clandestine group of the most dangerous rogues on the planet. Deadline has brought a case against Slade due to Deathstroke's stealing of his contract, gun, and hand. Vandal Savage leads the prosecution against Slade, and the Riddler is his defense attorney. The Society wants to know […]

Black Manta The First To Join 'Injustce 2' From New Pack

NetherRealm Studios and WB Games announced their latest pack of heroes to join Injustice 2 last week at Gamescom. Now we've learned that the first of the group to join the ranks of fighters will be Black Manta, one of Aquaman's greatest foes. In conjunction with his release, the official Injustice 2 channel posted the […]

The Next Set Of 'Injustice 2' Characters Are Total Game Changers

Well, that's a move you didn't see coming. Injustice 2 finally debuted the next set of fighters in the DLC pack, and while two of them weren't all that mysterious, the third was a totally unexpected surprise that is going to get a lot of fanboys excited. First, let's just get the obvious elephant out […]

Ed Boon Teases Black Manta For 'Injustice 2'

This news really isn't so much news, but people are making a big deal about it this weekend. Ed Boon teases Black Manta in a new video created by DC Entertainment. At the bottom of this story, you'll see an interview with the always-charming and honorary Funhaus member Rahul Kohli (iZombie) chatting with Boon at E3. (Not sure […]

Rebirth Recap: Aquaman

Dan Abnett has mastered the art of writing Aquaman in a manner that few have. After Geoff Johns "made Aquaman cool" with his excellent run at the beginning of New 52, the book entered a steady plateau of quality. It never got bad, but it never wowed in the same way that Geoff Johns' run […]

Does Something Seem Fishy With Stjepan Sejic's Latest Drawings?

Stjepan Sejic has been a regular with Top Cow for years and I don't think that is going to change any time soon. His wife Linda Sejic also does art for them. Stjepan has done covers for other companies, like a run on the Dresden Files series for Dynamite… so it's not strange to see […]

New DC Pop! Figures Include Supergirl, Powergirl, Cyborg And More

This May, Funko will be releasing a new set of DC Comics themed Pop! figures. The new batch features Firestorm, Supergirl, Power Girl, Cyborg and Black Manta. Funny… Manta's over-sized head almost looks normal for the character. The designs are from before the New 52 changes… unless Rebirth takes us back to these designs. [Source: […]

What Other Characters Will Be In Aquaman?

With the confirmation the other day of an Aquaman movie starring Jason Momoa, speculation began of everything from who the villain would be to whether the former Game of Thrones star would go with the long hair and beard or the short haired clean-shaven look… Now for me it seems obvious that if you are […]

First Look At Justice League: Throne Of Atlantis Designs Through Toys

We learned a few weeks back that the next DC animated movie in the line was going to be Justice League: Throne Of Atlantis which will be based on the third story arc in the New 52 Justice League series written by Geoff Johns. This will be a follow up to the animation universe reboot […]