BREAKING FILM NEWS

Monday, August 14, 2017

Superheroes Light Up The Screen



Marvel and DC have a successful track record releasing theatrical features, based on their superhero comic book properties, but also a great history with popular TV series including DC's "Adventures of Superman" in the 1950's...


..."Batman" in the 1960's...


...and "Wonder Woman" in the 1970's:


Superheroes now seem to be everywhere in the popular media, from slotmachines at Casino Sans Depot  to video games, mobile apps and product packaging. 


But TV is getting the most action, with several superheroes, based on comic books lighting up the small screen including Netflix' solo series for Marvel's "Jessica Jones", "Iron Fist", "Luke Cage" and "Daredevil", as well as their upcoming team-up in "The Defenders". 


This September Marvel's "Inhumans" will also hit the airwaves, as well as "The Gifted", spinning-off from the "X-Men", "The Runaways" gang of super-powered teens, the action romance "Cloak & Dagger" and the "New Warriors'.


Superheroes will also continue to be popular for DC Comics as they continue producing the 'Batman' prequel series "Gotham" for Fox...


..."Arrow", "Legends Of Tomorrow", "The Flash", and "Supergirl" for The CW...


..."Preacher" for AMC and a whole lot more including "Black Lightning"...


...and a closer look at the home planet of 'Superman' in "Krypton".


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