By the grace of MARVEL and Detective Comics (DC), movies based on comic books have a special place in the heart of audiences. From the battle between Ironman and Thanos along with the fighting scene of Captain America: The Winter Soldier to the epic monologue at the end of Batman, it bewitched us with its magic.
It all started with The Adventures of Captain Marvel and eventually, the ‘Comic Book Movies’ never had to look back. In the later period, it was followed by the cinematic appearance of the Man of steel, Batman, Ironman, and the Incredible Hulk who captivated the minds and hearts of the fans.
Here we will look into the upcoming movies based on a comic book that might interest you.
Best Upcoming Comic Book Movies of 2023
It is that time of the year when DC will be waiting for another reboot and The Flash will serve just the purpose. Directed by Andrés Muschietti, who directed movies like It and It Chapter Two, The Flash will reset and rewrite the main DC timeline.
Controversies followed the footsteps of Erza Miller as he started to lose favor in the eyes of some as things went south from the beginning of 2022.
There are still rumors to recast the role, but despite these, The Flash will be one of the most important movies in the upcoming future as it determines the fate of the DC Extended Universe. The Flash will hit theaters on 16th June 2023.
2.Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
Our favorite protectors of space will be back in 2023 with the 3rd movie of the franchise. It will be released on May 5, 2023, and will follow the Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday special which has been released on Disney+.
Thor: Love and Thunder gave us an idea regarding the storyline of the movie. The trailer also confirms that the Guardians will be reunited with Gamora after her big battle with Thanos.
This might be the final curtain call for the majority of the cast as Vol 3, it is destined to be emotional and end it on a high note.
3.Aquaman and the lost Kingdom
After the appointment of James Gunn and Peter Sarfan as the CEO and Co-Chairperson of DC, DC is destined to reach new heights.
Though this has its release after The Flash, it would be a part of the old timeline and will be the last feature film on the DC slate before the complete reboot.
This will be the final appearance of Jason Momoa as Aquaman and will hit the theaters on 25th December 2023
4. Shazam! Fury of the Gods
Shazam! Fury of the Gods will bring us more of the Shazam family as it will be released in the theaters on 17 March 2023 as the first DC movie of the calendar year.
Zachary Levi as Shazam and Asher Angel as William Billy Batson will appear on the screen along with the presence of Jack Dylan Grazer, Ian Chen, and names such as Faithe Hernan.
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5. Blue Beetle
Directed by Angel Manuel Soto and written by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, Blue Beetle is the second movie of the year from the studio of DC.
DC Studios is now looking for a fresh origin narrative with Xolo Mariduea playing the youthful Jamie Reyes who transforms into an unsurprising hero.
Now on the verge of reboot, releasing a movie seems a little unusual, even though this was first planned to be released on HBO Max.
You can watch this movie in the theaters from 18th August.
6. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania
The biggest comic book movie of this year is coming from Marvel Studios once again. Releasing in the Studios on 17th February 2023, the hype for this movie is unmatched.
This will be Marvel’s introduction to the Quantum realm. Scott Lang and Hope van Dyne, along with Hope’s parents Hank Pym and Janet van Dyne and Lang’s daughter Cassie, go on a new adventure exploring the Quantum Realm that pushes their limits.
The cinematic debut of Kang the conqueror. What else would a fan want?
The year 2023 will be an extravagant experience for cinema lovers, from amazing sci-fi to pure comedy, from gothic to horror. And comic book movies will leave a mark in our hearts as something special.