Comic Books

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers & X-Men: Axis’ #3

    Posted Saturday, October 25th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    Where the second issue left me not even really wanting more, this week’s release of ‘Avengers & X-Men: Axis’ had my full attention now that the villains became involved. While the first issue hinted at how this Axis was going to happen and change the status quo of the Marvel Universe, I believe we saw […]

  • NYCC 2014: ‘Powers’ EP/Artist Michael Avon Oeming Talks Comic & Show Synergy

    Posted Friday, October 24th, 2014 10:30 am GMT -4
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    Few entities had a bigger year at New York Comic Con than ‘Powers.’ After fourteen years of ups and downs, the comic series from Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming is finally becoming a television show thanks to the PlayStation Network. To celebrate, a few of the key players including Susan Heyward, Noah Taylor, Olesya […]

  • DC Is Set To ‘Rebrand’ Vertigo Comics In 2015

    Posted Friday, October 24th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    In 2015, DC Entertainment is doing a huge shake up to its Vertigo Comics imprint and will be rebranding the entire line. Vertigo was initially created in 1993 by editor Karen Berger and in 2010 had become DC’s creator-owned comic line that tends to focus on more mature comics than what you would find in […]

  • TV Recap: ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show – Edward Mordrake, Part 1′

    Posted Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Can you feel it? That slight tingle you get running up your spine? That delicious feeling in the pit of your stomach that makes your toes curl and your back arch?  That’s right people, lean into it. Its the first round of the two-part-Halloween episodes of ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’, and Ryan Murphy came to […]

  • TV Recap: ‘Arrow: Corto Maltese’ (Season 3 Episode 3)

    Posted Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Thea’s a lot sharper than she looks.  In lieu of the standard flashbacks chronicling Oliver’s experiences leading up to his return to Starling City, this week the flashbacks revolve around Thea and her training in Corto Maltese under the tutelage of her father, Malcolm Merlin. Though she initiated the training, and asked for Malcolm to […]

  • NYCC 2014: ‘Batgirl’ Creative Team Discusses Barbara Gordon’s New Beginnings

    Posted Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Over the summer, we learned that acclaimed comic book writer Gail Simone would be departing ‘Batgirl’ and the series would be taken in a completely different direction. Starting with issue thirty-five, the popular DC comic starring Barbara Gordon became a bit lighter and more twenty-something oriented as our hero would get a fresh start in […]

  • NYCC 2014: Marvel.com’s Lorraine Cink Says Just Do It!

    Posted Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    For everyone out there who thinks that the comic book industry is a boys club or that comics are just for boys, you clearly aren’t paying attention. Of course, there are a ton of great female characters out there right now starring in their own ongoing titles, but there are also some incredible women behind […]

  • NYCC 2014: DC and USPS Debut Batman Forever Stamps

    Posted Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Batman is one of the most iconic superheroes in the history of American pop-culture, so it’s no huge surprise that he has taken over just about every type of media that people can buy. He’s got movies, toys, statues, clothing lines, cups, automobile accessories… if you can think of an item, they have probably made […]

  • ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Teaser Trailer: Secrets Revealed

    Posted Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 11:30 pm GMT -4
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    “Let me show you something… beautiful”. Marvel Studios announced plans this week to release the very first teaser trailer for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ during next Tuesday’s episode of ‘Agents of SHIELD’… at least that was the plan. It seems that someone at Hydra (you know who you are!) leaked a low resolution version of […]

  • No Wonder: What Lynda Carter Would Like to See In The ‘Wonder Woman’ Movie

    Posted Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    With all the hype around Warner Bros’ release of their DC Universe movie schedule, it’s no wonder that people are especially excited about the prospect of a ‘Wonder Woman‘ film, especially all those who have been hounding Hollywood for a proper female superhero film. Which is understandable, since there has yet to a be a […]

  • NYCC 2014: Kieron Gillen Discusses Upcoming Angela & Darth Vader Comics

    Posted Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    During last year’s New York Comic Con, we had the great pleasure to speak to fan favorite comic book writer Kieron Gillen. We had an excellent conversation about ‘Young Avengers’, ‘Iron Man’, and how former ‘Doctor Who’ companion Karen Gillan has ruined his life. But at this year’s con, we were fortunate enough to get […]

  • Toy News Tuesday: Everything But The Kitchen Sink

    Posted Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    Aaaand we’re back! Hello and welcome to a brand spanking new edition of Toy News Tuesday! In case you were wondering what happened, we took the week off last week to focus on all of the awesome that was happening at NYCC, so we hope you didn’t miss us too much! Now we’re back in […]

  • New Comic Books This Week – October 22nd

    Posted Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Here is the list of new comic books, trade paperbacks and more shipping on 10/22/2014. As always, check with your retailer for availability, as not all releases may be on sale in all areas at the same time. Here is what’s on my pull-list this week. Life goes on for Declan Thomas after his deadly […]

  • Shell-Shocker: ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Adaptation Makes Lead Offer to Scarlett Johansson

    Posted Monday, October 20th, 2014 04:33 pm GMT -4
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    In a smart move by director Rupert Sanders (‘Snow White and the Huntsman‘), he has let go of the idea of casting Margot Robbie (‘The Wolf of Wall Street’) in his upcoming adaptation of the classic Japanese Manga ‘Ghost in the Shell,’ and offered the role to Scarlett Johansson. Why is it a smart move? […]

  • Tom Hardy May Be In Consideration For Yet Another Comic Book Movie… But Not As A Hero

    Posted Monday, October 20th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Tom Hardy first gained real prominence in Christopher Nolan’s ‘Inception‘ and apparently impressed the director so much that he cast in him a huge role as Bane in ‘The Dark Knight Rises.’  Since then, his star has steadily risen and comic book movie fans seem especially impressed with his depictions.  He was recently rumored to […]