The Secret Spiral of Swamp Kid Makes Life as a Monster Magical

Maybe there are some ten-year-olds out there who feel 100% normal and comfortable in their own skin, but we certainly haven’t met them. Being a kid is tough. That was true when we were young, and it’s true now.

Ma and Pa Kent Are Superman of Smallville's Heroes

Superman is one of the DC Universe’s greatest heroes, but it’s sometimes easy to forget how he got there.

The Secret Spiral of Swamp Kid - Official Trailer

Russell's not like other kids. He has algae for hair, vines all over his body and a frog named Specimen Number Two who lives in his right arm (which also happens to be a tree trunk). In short, life for Russell is quite different than it is for you and me, which is why he documents all of his adventures in a spiral notebook. It's top secret and usually no one's allowed to see it, but since you're a friend, maybe it's okay if you take a peek...

In Superman of Smallville, Kansas is One Colorful Place

Everyone has to start somewhere—even Superman.

Dear Justice League Mixes Humor, Hope and Heroics

If you’ve dipped your toe into the Ink Spots corner of our blog—that’s our series of posts devoted to DC’s Young Adult comics and graphic novels—there’s a good chance you’ve come across my past articles on

Dear Justice League is One for the (All) Ages

We live in a Golden Age of series, movies and books for the youngest superhero fans. In fact, I can’t help but feel a twinge of jealousy toward my ten-year-old.

Gustavo Duarte Shows a New Side of Superheroes in Dear Justice League

When you were a kid, did you ever try writing a letter to your hero?

Not Your Mama's Super Sons

Let’s go on ahead and get my bias out of the way right at the beginning—I love the Super Sons.

Dear Justice League - Official Trailer

Does Superman ever make mistakes? What was Wonder Woman's eleventh birthday like? Does Aquaman smell like fish? From writer Michael Northrop (TombQuest) and artist Gustavo Duarte comes Dear Justice League, a funny, heartfelt look at superheroes as they answer letters written to them by their biggest fans—kids!

Available August 6, 2019, wherever books or comics are sold. For more information: https://www.dccomics.com/graphic-novels/dear-justice-league

Justice is for the Young in Super Sons: The Polarshield Project

Think being a superhero is tough? Try being the child of one.

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