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Dorian Reyes Black

Dorian Reyes Black is a writer, filmmaker, and geek blogger based in Los Angeles.

Joker: A Serious Film for a Serious Monster

Few comic book villains incite as much controversy as the Joker. Introduced in Batman #1 on April 1940, the Clown Prince of Crime is Batman’s most well-known adversary and one of the most vicious characters in all of modern American literature.

“Titans” Casts Esai Morales As Deathstroke For Season 2

For non comic book readers, their first introduction to the character Deathstroke, AKA Slade Wilson, may have been his animated portrayal voiced by Ron Pearlman (Hellboy) in the 2003 Cartoon Network series Teen Titans. For others, it would be a decade later on the CW show Arrow, where New Zealand actor Manu Bennett portrayed the […]

“Aquaman” Star Jason Momoa Victim of Fake Groping Video

Jason Momoa, star of the blockbuster DCEU film ‘Aquaman,” has recently become the victim of a smear attempt this week over an altered video taken out of context, that accuses him of fondling Lola Iolani Momoa, his eleven-year-old daughter. The real and unaltered recording, which lasts seven minutes and eight seconds, was taken at the […]

DC’s Titans is Surprisingly Good

Like many other TV watching nerds, I was skeptical about DC Universe’s Titans series. I was made even more skeptical after attending San Diego Comic-Con, where Starfire’s gaudy fur coat and unflattering wig were on display at the DC Universe installation in the Gaslamp District. But apparently a well-paced superhero mystery ensemble set in a […]