5 reasons Man of Steel looks awesome

DC and Warner have a lot riding on June 14, when Man of Steel hits theatres. But according to the film’s third trailer, things have moved in the right direction for Superman. Have a look here:

Here’s five reasons why Man of Steel looks like it’s poised to kick ass:

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Saga dropped from iOS app for gay sex scene

The latest issue of Brian K. Vaughan’s Saga has been banned from the ComiXology app because it contains images of gay sex.

Hypocrisy, thy name is censorship.

Brian K. Vaughan (of Y: The Last Man fame) announced Tuesday that Apple has banned the latest issue of his sci-fi epic Saga from the comiXology app because it contains images of gay sex.

Vaughan had this to say about the issue:

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Seduction of the Innocent: the lies that crippled comics

Thanks, Fred. You and your team were running a real tight ship when researching Seduction of the Innocent, it seems.

Remember the Comics Code Authority?

It was that little, outdated white stamp at the top corner of your comic books circa 1954 until just a couple of years ago. It made sure your favourite characters didn’t do anything too real – like curse, or have sex, or deal with the myriad of issues most people face on a daily basis.

It held the industry back for decades, all predicated on one man’s judgement – Fredric Wertham and his book, Seduction of the Innocent.

And it was all based on lies.

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Why Death of the Family is one of the best Batman stories ever

The Joker, by Greg Capullo.

Death of the Family is one of the best Batman stories of all time.

That’s a tall order, but it’s true. Scott Synder and Greg Capullo’s multi-part epic has cemented itself in the upper echelon of Batman’s best – right there up there with Year One and A Killing Joke. Here’s a look at why. Obvious spoilers ahead.

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Female characters playable for the first time in NHL ’13

Gamers will finally be able to play as a woman in NHL ’13.

EA announced Wednesday that for the first time ever in a professional sports video game, players can choose to play as a woman in NHL ’13.

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