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Eight unflinching cartoons on Trump’s historic fourth indictment

How do cartoonists tackle Trump’s indictments? Several Pulitzer Prize winners are among artists who have mixed feelings about the surplus of satirical fodder.

By Michael CavnaAugust 19, 2023

Why ‘Blue Beetle’ is the best modern DC movie

The first live-action Latino superhero movie from DC Studios is its best film of the past decade.

By David BetancourtAugust 19, 2023

Who is Blue Beetle? How DC revived one of the oldest heroes in comics.

Director Ángel Manuel Soto explains how he took hero Jaime Reyes from page to screen.

By David BetancourtAugust 17, 2023

An artist gives David Simon’s breakthrough book, ‘Homicide,’ a new look

Thirty-five years after David Simon embedded with Baltimore detectives for a year, a French artist publishes an illustrated adaptation of “Homicide.”

By Michael CavnaJuly 26, 2023

‘Secret Invasion’ finale gives Nick Fury the superhero moment he deserves

In the season finale of "Secret Invasion," Nick Fury battles it out with the Skrulls he swore to protect.

By David BetancourtJuly 26, 2023

Cartoon by Walt Handelsman

Walt Handelsman cartoon of the election if it was held today.

By Walt HandelsmanAugust 29, 2023

Economic bull

Michael Ramirez cartoon on Bidenomics and inflation.

By Michael RamirezAugust 28, 2023

Three Pulitzer-winning cartoonists let go in one shocking day

McClatchy, citing ‘continuing evolution’ for the firings, says its newspapers will no longer publish daily opinion cartoons.

By Michael CavnaJuly 12, 2023

What went wrong with ‘The Flash’?

"The Flash" was supposed to be a superhero movie heavyweight. Instead it's been a box-office disappointment for DC Studios.

By David BetancourtJuly 1, 2023

What’s in a name?

For these trans and gender non-conforming people, changing their name was an opportunity for reflection and transformation.

By Apollo Baltazar, Hannah Good, N. Kirkpatrick and Anne BraniginJune 29, 2023

David Corenswet and Rachel Brosnahan are the new Superman and Lois Lane

David Corenswet and Rachel Brosnahan have been cast as Clark Kent and Lois Lane in “Superman: Legacy,” which will be a major part of the DC Studios revamp.

By David BetancourtJune 27, 2023

Our definitive ranking of modern movie Batmen, from Michael Keaton to Robert Pattinson

“The Flash” has helped cement the legacies of Michael Keaton and Ben Affleck. How do they stack up against Robert Pattinson, Christian Bale and others?

By Michael Cavna and David BetancourtJune 21, 2023