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DOPE Digest Vol. 24 – Batman vs. Superman, Girls, Kendrick Lamar and MORE

DOPE Digest is a weekly roundup of pop culture miscellany, with succinct analysis from our contributors. Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice Trailer syvo: At long last, the antidote to my chronic, oppressive superhero fatigue. The last decade of big-budget superhero movies, primarily from Marvel, has left me emotionally spent, alienated from a geek subculture that I’d […]

Unpacking Grant Morrison’s Map of the DC Comics Multiverse

This year, San Diego Comic-Con was primarily dominated by announcements and sneak-peeks related to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and DC’s upcoming Dawn of Justice. But for this writer, the most exciting reveal was Grant Morrison’s map of the DC Multiverse. Tweet

DOPE Digest Vol. 14 – Batman v. Superman, Terry Gilliam, and Weird Al!

DOPE Digest is a weekly roundup of pop culture miscellany, with succinct analysis from our contributors. Batman v. Superman photo BK: #swoon. Henry Cavill is back in the first photo from Zac Snyder’s Batman v. Superman. After the box office success of Man of Steel, it is not too surprising that this photo from the sequel keeps […]

DOPE Digest Vol. 11 – DC Comics Shows, La Roux, and Jodorowsky!

DOPE Digest is a weekly roundup of pop culture miscellany, with succinct analysis from our contributors.   Gotham, The Flash, and Constantine Series Trailers syvo: There seems to be a lot of excitement (press, at least) over Fox’s new Smallville-esque take on the Caped Crusader since it got a series order last week. Showrunner Bruno Heller is already out there claiming […]

Dope Digest vol. 5 – Horror flicks, Lykke Li, and Batman!

DOPE Digest is a weekly roundup of pop culture miscellany, with succinct analysis from our contributors. Ti West’s The Sacrament  Trailer syvo: Ti West is likely an unfamiliar name to anyone not actively keeping up with horror culture these days (e.g. everyone), but he’s worth watching. With House of the Devil (2009), West immediately ascended to the […]

Wondering About Our New Wonder Woman

“In life women are strong. It should be the same on film.” -Gal Gadot Warner Bros. announced this week that Israeli model-turned-actor Gal Gadot is playing Diana Prince (Wonder Woman, that is!) in Zach Snyder’s upcoming Superman/Batman film. This is easily the biggest news we’ve heard regarding the project since the infamous casting of Ben Affleck as Bruce […]

Cape, Cowl, & Character: How Grant Morrison Restored the Concept of Batman

  [The following is spoiler-light. No key surprises are explicitly revealed. That said, the post does discuss broad plot points and themes concerning Morrison’s work on Batman. So if you don’t want to know anything before reading the comics, please bookmark this for later!] This past summer, Grant Morrison wrapped up an incredible seven year […]