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As the DC Superhero Girls theme song urges, “Get your cape on!”  Announced earlier this year, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment have teamed up with Mattel, Random House Children’s Books, and LEGO to create a whole new universe centered around empowering young girls.  We hadn’t seen or heard very much since that initial announcement, but now, especially with today’s launch of the DC Superhero Girls website, the project seems to be on full-throttle.  According to USA Today, the franchise will be producing “toys, books, graphic novels, digital content, apparel and animation that tap into the current strength of superheroes and female empowerment in pop culture.” (more…)

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Suck it completists! All your hard work collecting all the novels and comics of the extended Star Wars universe has come to not with the announcement last week that Disney and Lucasfilm were tossing the whole thing out and starting again. On the other hand, those of you who have never picked up a Star Wars book before may now be interested to know that the all-new canon for Star Wars novelization will kick off this fall with four brand new volumes. (more…)