King Shark

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The Flash has done some pretty ballsy things in its year-and-a-half on the air: it embraced time travel, the multiverse, doppelgangers, Gorilla Grodd, and Barry’s sometimes cavalier attitude about keeping his secret identity. Then, in season two’s fourth episode, “The Fury of Firestorm,” The Flash team went and introduced King Shark into the mix, and it was glorious (at least for the whole two minutes King Shark was on screen before being incapacitated by Harrison Wells from Earth 2). If you were one of those people wanting more King Shark, you’re in luck, because he’s coming back later this season on The Flash, but the Scarlet Speedster’s going to need some help from a member of Team Arrow to take him down. (more…)

The DC Villain That Debuted on ‘The Flash’

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His father was Chondrakha: The God of all Sharks.  His mother was a human woman (It’s confusing for us too.)  He started out as a serial killer before making his first appearance in Superboy (Volume 4) #0, and then did a brief stint as Aquaman’s sidekick during Swords of Atlantis.  He’s been a member of The Secret Six and The Suicide Squad, and has generally just been being a badass since Karl Kesel created him.  He’s King Shark– the supervillain humanoid shark that made a cameo appearance in last night’s episode of The Flash. (more…)

batman aoa interview

Earlier this week the latest DC Universe animated feature – Batman: Assault on Arkham – released digitally and on DVD/Blu-ray. This one, however, isn’t tied to The New 52 continuity DC Entertainment and Warner Bros.’ Animation are building with films like Justice League: War and the upcoming Throne of Atlantis, but is instead linked with the Batman: Arkham video game universe. While at San Diego Comic-Con I participated in roundtable interviews with many of Assault on Arkham‘s creators and cast: director Jay Oliva, producer James Tucker, writer Heath Corson, voice director Andrea Romano, and voice talent Kevin Conroy, Matthew Gray Gubler, and John DiMaggio. Hit the jump for their input on making Batman: Assault on Arkham! (more…)