David Betancourt

Washington, D.C.

Reporter focusing on comic book culture

Education: Radford University, BA in media studies

David Betancourt writes about all aspects of comic book culture for The Washington Post's Comic Riffs blog.
Latest from David Betancourt

The 65 newest TV shows and movies to stream right now

What’s available on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, Prime Video and more in April.

April 24, 2023

Does Disney have a Star Wars problem?

Disney has planned out the next decade of Marvel and Star Wars films, but are audiences still willing to keep up with all its content, or is fatigue setting in?

April 20, 2023

The best television of 2023 so far

‘Mrs. Davis,’ ‘Barry,’ ‘Yellowjackets,’ ‘Succession,’ ‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘Poker Face’ all make our evolving critics’ list of 2023’s best TV shows

April 19, 2023

‘The Mandalorian’ season finale: Baby Yoda finally gets a dad

The planet of Mandalore is up for grabs in the Season 3 finale of “The Mandalorian.”

April 19, 2023

It’s time for Star Wars fans to get excited about movies again

After a polarizing trilogy, Star Wars’ new slate of releases looks to make it a cinematic force again.

April 11, 2023

How will Marvel Studios bounce back from its wave of bad news?

"Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” not making a billion dollars for Marvel Studios is not as bad as it seems.

April 6, 2023

‘Shazam: Fury of the Gods’ post-credits cameos hint at the future

The future of Shazam at DC Studios is up in the air, but the post-credits scenes and cameos in “Fury of the Gods” provide potential answers.

March 20, 2023

‘The Mandalorian’ is back, but Star Wars fandom has changed after ‘Andor’

Based on the first episode of Season 3, fans of “The Mandalorian” and Pedro Pascal shouldn’t be worried.

March 1, 2023

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’ post-credits scenes, explained

"Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania" post-credits scenes hint at the MCU's next big threat.

February 19, 2023

Jonathan Majors is ready for his Marvel Studios ‘big bad’ moment

Jonathan Majors stars in “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” as supervillain Kang the Conqueror, continuing a legacy of Black actors in iconic MCU roles.

February 17, 2023