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Is Doomsday Clock Based on a Massive Plothole?

We’re in the era of Unauthorized Watchmen Sequels, what with the premiere of Damon Lindelof’s HBO TV series and the republication of Watchmensch by Heavy Metal. The TV series runs in an odd parallel to the other unauthorized sequel, Geoff Johns and Gary Frank’s miniseries Doomsday Clock. We’re one issue away from the final issue […]

If at First You Don't Succeed... Shazam! #10 Resolicited for January

If at First You Don’t Succeed… Shazam! #10 Resolicited for January

In a move that truly shows once and for all that DC Comics has abandoned grim and gritty realism in exchange for a bright and optimistic viewpoint, the publisher has resolicited Shazam! #10 by Geoff “Jeff Johns and Dale Eaglesham for January 22nd. Back in August, Bleeding Cool reported that retailers had been told that all […]

"Batman": Why is Thomas Wayne a Meanie Now?

“Batman”: Why is Thomas Wayne A Meanie Now?

Batman’s dad Thomas Wayne is a bad guy now. He didn’t used to be. He was the kind doctor and philanthopist who taught his son to be charitable and benevolent. Suddenly, he’s a villain in nearly every new story. What’s going on? Thomas Wayne was the benevolent, beloved father of Bruce Wayne. He was a […]

Long Read: A Great Big Doomsday Clock DC Comics Conspiracy Theory

Long Read: A Great Big Doomsday Clock/DC Comics Conspiracy Theory

Bleeding Cool has run a number of articles looking at the relationship of Doomsday Clock to the rest of the DC Universe – and now The Three Jokers too. Seeing that what once was clearly intended to be the tightest of structured continuity, fall apart as a result of delays, personnel changes and internal political […]

Fans Will Decide Whether The Three Jokers Will Be In DC Comics Continuity…

When Geoff Johns segued from Justice League to DC Rebirth and then into Shazam and Doomsday Clock, it was set to be the hard-and-fast near-future of the DC Universe, and Johns worked with every creator on the Rebirth books about the direction of their titles, the core of the characters, and for a couple of […]


Doomsday Clock #12 – In Or Out Of Continuity?

Doomsday Clock #12, the final issue of the unauthorised comic book sequel to Watchmen by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, published by DC Comics, will be out on the penultimate Wednesday of 2019. Just in time for Christmas Day. And in the wake of the unauthorised TV sequel on HBO. So, yes, that will continue […]

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Doomsday Clock #12 Will Be Out Before The End of the Year… Just.

It’s been a long wait. But, yes, as we noted, DC Comics’ December 2019 solicitations indicate that Doomsday Clock #12 by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank will be out before the end of the year. And given that issue 11 came out a couple of weeks ago, and given the many delays, that’s probably a […]

DC's Geoff Johns Latest Victim of Hollywood Con Queen

DC’s Geoff Johns Latest Victim of Hollywood Con Queen

A few weeks ago, we told you about a con artist being called The Con Queen of Hollywood by the FBI, who has been impersonating Hollywood executives as part of a bizarre scheme seemingly designed to garner both illicit funds and sexual gratification. According to reports, the Con Queen impersonates high-ranking executives and producers to […]

‘Stargirl’: Hina Khan Joins DC Universe Live-Action Series

After a very “interesting” week for the streaming service, DC Universe has cast actress Hina Khan (Hit The Floor, Shudder’s upcoming Creepshow series) in its upcoming live-action Stargirl series, set to premiere some time in 2020. Khan will portray one of those infamous “undisclosed DC characters” that we generally don’t learn much about until the […]


Doomsday Clock #10 Pushed Back to “In Our Hearts All Along”

In February, Bleeding Cool reported that the delay-plagued Doomsday Clock had suffered another setback, with the Pen-Penultimate issue of the unauthorized sequel to Watchmen pushed back one week, from March 27th to April 3rd. Today, Newsarama reported another delay for the book, with a new release date set for April 10th. However, Bleeding Cool can […]

Stargirl: The Haunting of Hill House‘s Henry Thomas Cast as Dr. Mid-Nite

DC Universe is wasting no time filling the ranks of their Justice Society of America with The Haunting of Hill House‘s Henry Thomas set to join the streaming service’s upcoming live-action Stargirl series in the recurring role of JSA founding member Dr. Charles McNider aka Dr. Mid-Nite. Thomas (Gerald’s Game, Better Things) joins Brec Bassinger (Courtney Whitmore aka Stargirl), Joel McHale (Sylvester Pemberton […]

Stargirl: The Purge’s Brian Stapf to Go Where The Wildcat Is

DC Universe understands that you can’t have a “Justice Society of America” without some members, so the roster continues to grow – now with The Purge‘s Brian Stapf set to join the streaming service’s upcoming live-action Stargirl series in the recurring role of JSA founding member Ted Grant/Wildcat. Stapf joins Brec Bassinger (Courtney Whitmore/Stargirl), Joel McHale (Sylvester Pemberton/Starman), and Lou […]

Stargirl: Community’s Joel McHale Cast as Golden Age Starman in DC Universe Series

DC Universe‘s Stargirl has found their Starman – and they didn’t have to look any further than their own planet to find him. Community star Joel McHale is set to play Sylvester Pemberton and his heroic alter-ego in the steaming service’s upcoming DCU series. Originally reported on exclusively by Variety, McHale’s recurring role is described as “Golden […]


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Gerry Conway Calls Out DC, Geoff Johns for Failing to Credit Comic Creators on Titans

Legendary comic book writer Gerry Conway took to Twitter on Saturday to call out DC Entertainment for the failure to credit creators including Marv Wolfman, George Perez, Bill Finger, Jerry Robinson, Arnold Drake, and Bob Brown in the credits of the new show Titans, which streams exclusively on the new DC Universe streaming app. Here’s […]

Geoff Johns Hints About The Future of Stargirl And (Possibly) Seeing Nightwing

This year’s DC Spotlight on Geoff Johns at New York Comic Con did its best to offers fans of DC Comics a look into the future of certain DC TV shows on the DC Universe streaming service. With Titans debuting shortly and Geoff Johns personally overseeing the production of Stargirl, the comic book creator had […]

New Clip of Titans Featuring Hawk & Dove Debuts at NYCC

At the Geoff “Jeff” Johns spotlight panel at New York Comic Con Friday, in addition to talking about his various comic book projects including Doomsday Clock, the unauthorized sequel to Watchmen, Batman: Three Jokers, and Shazam!, Johns also showed off a never-before-seen clip from Titans featuring Hawk and Dove. If you weren’t in the panel to see it, […]