A new era of the animated DC Universe dawns in August (and September) when Superman: Man of Tomorrow arrives, which finds Clark Kent at the beginning of his superhero career battling the dual-threat of Lobo and Parasite, both recently arrived on Earth and threatening humanity.
The entire DC Animated Universe has to come together and wage one last battle against Darkseid after he conquers Earth in the upcoming movie Justice League Dark: Apokolips War.
Based on the classic Elseworlds tale by Mark Millar, Superman: Red Son is set in an alternate DC Universe where Superman crash lands as a baby not in Kansas, but in Soviet Russia, becoming the ultimate weapon of the Communist regime.
The iconic Jeph Loeb written, Jim Lee drawn Batman story Hush is the next entry in the DC Animated universe as Batman must track down a deadly new villain who has recruited Batman’s entire rogue’s gallery to take him out and seemingly knows all of Batman’s moves and secrets.
The legendary Stan Lee passed away, Game of Thrones and Young Justice Season 3 get premiere dates, Pee Wee’s Playhouse returning to TV, Blumhouse expands their world domination, The Mandalorian gets it’s lead and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
WB is rebooting a number of classic cartoons into live action/animated hybrids like Tom & Jerry and Scooby Doo, Lex Luthor is coming to Supergirl, Grimm may get a spin-off series, Jungle Cruise is pushed back to Summer 2020, Luke Cage gets canceled and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk more Venom, deep cut Hanna-Barbera cartoons, the original TMNT movie score, terrible police procedurals, the live action Aladdin, Preacher Season 3, Bad Times at the El Royale and more.