Comic Books

  • FOX Orders A Pilot For An ‘X-Men’ TV Series In Collaboration With Marvel TV

    Posted Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 04:47 pm GMT -5

    Details are sparse, but FOX has ordered a pilot for an ‘X-Men’ TV series.  The as-yet-untitled show is said to be an “action adventure” series about two parents who discover that their child has developed mutant powers.  They are: “Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an […]

  • Apparently, ‘Wonder Woman’ Wasn’t Written By Who We Thought

    Posted Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 01:00 pm GMT -5

    ‘Wonder Woman’ is about to make a big splash at SDCC next week, in anticipation of the film’s June 2, 2017 release.  One thing in the press release was somewhat hidden, but eagle eyed fans spotted the credits for the film’s writers and they aren’t who we were led to believe it was for months […]

  • Legendary Agendas: Team Will Have A New Mission In Season 2 According To ‘Legends Of Tomorrow’ EP Marc Guggenheim

    Posted Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -5

    The first season of DC’s ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ was all about the quest to stop the “immortal” villain Vandal Savage from taking over the world at some point in the future, with the added complication that the only heroes able to do it were either Hawkman or Hawkgirl, as they received their powers at the […]

  • New Comic Books This Week – July 13th

    Posted Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -5

    Here is the list of new comic books, trade paperbacks and more shipping on 7/6/2016. 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. Alone, battle weary, and with nothing but his sword, […]

  • James Gunn Teases That Marvel Studios Has New Technology To Prevent Piracy At SDCC

    Posted Monday, July 11th, 2016 08:03 pm GMT -5

    Back in April, 20th Century Fox announced it was skipping San Diego Comic Con this year over fears of piracy.  And it’s not entirely surprising considering that the exclusive ‘Deadpool’ footage they unspooled last year almost immediately found its way online.  Many of the other big studios aren’t shying away.  Warner Brothers is preparing a […]

  • ‘Jessica Jones’ Is Returning To Marvel Comics With A New Series!

    Posted Monday, July 11th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -5

    With the overwhelming success of ‘Jessica Jones‘ on Netflix it should be no surprise that the superhero turned private investigator would soon be once more gracing the pages of Marvel Comics once more. The original creative team of Brian Michael Bendis on writing duties with Michael Gaydos covering the art return to give us a […]

  • Sharing Merlyn’s Magic: John Barrowman Now A Series Regular On All CW/DC Shows

    Posted Monday, July 11th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -5

      After the intriguing news that Wentworth Miller (Captain Cold) recently signed a contract with the CW/DC shows making him a series regular across ‘Arrow,’ ‘The Flash,’ and ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ (and maybe ‘Supergirl?’), we did not think we would see another similar contract for quite some time. Miller was a special case as he […]

  • ‘The Walking Dead’ Comic Kills Off Yet Another Main Character!

    Posted Monday, July 11th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -5

    Even though they are two very different entities, the comic-book version and televised version of ‘The Walking Dead’ share many similarities in their plot points, ongoing story arcs, and overall visions.  One thing that both certainly share a propensity for is killing off main characters – TWD definitely rivals fellow from-the-printed-page-to-the-small-screen property ‘Game of Thrones’ […]

  • Marvel Comics Taps ‘Dexter’s Lab’ & ‘Samurai Jack’ Creator For New Luke Cage Series

    Posted Monday, July 11th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -5

    Luke Cage is having one hell of a year. Back in February, he reunited with his old friend Danny Rand in the pages of Marvel Comics for the excellent series ‘Power Man and Iron Fist’ from David Walker and Sanford Greene. Then Mike Colter will return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe to reprise his role […]

  • Betrayed Direction: ‘Suicide Squad’ Cast Comments On David Ayers Twisted Directorial Methods

    Posted Monday, July 11th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -5

    It seems Jared Leto was not the only one messing with people’s heads on the set of DC’s ‘Suicide Squad.’ Recently rumors have come out about the directing practices of David Ayer on set, and the methods he used to get the best performances from his actors. You see, actors and directors have a very […]

  • Them’s Fightin’ Words: Green Lantern vs. Goku

    Posted Monday, July 11th, 2016 10:30 am GMT -5

    The following is part of a series pitting the merits and abilities of similar characters against each other. We open with a disclosure of the personal bias of the author then outline some ground rules and end with an example of how a fight between the two might unfold. Ground rules: The term Green Lantern […]

  • Here’s A New Look At The New Female Iron Man’s Armor

    Posted Saturday, July 9th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -5

    We just reported that Marvel was introducing a new African American female Iron Man, Riri Williams, a 15 year-old prodigy who is already enrolled at MIT who builds her own suit out of discarded scraps of Tony Stark’s old suits of armor and who will succeed Stark in the role.  (Like Thor, it appears she […]

  • Finally, It’s Happening: The Thundercats And He-Man Are Teaming Up!

    Posted Saturday, July 9th, 2016 01:30 pm GMT -5

    Like that cute person in your college class that you never mustered the courage to talk to, some things in life just feel unresolved, no matter how many years go by.  While the great cartoons of the 1980s had their fair share of crossovers, both at the time and later on in other forms of […]

  • Comic Book Quick Hits: Week of July 6, 2016

    Posted Friday, July 8th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -5

    Greetings heroes and heroines, and welcome to Comic Book Quick Hits!  Every week I’ll be writing a “Quick Hits” review piece to give some brief highlights to a handful of great comic books that have come out in the last week or two, so you can swing by your local shop and snag an issue […]

  • Posing For The Web: New ‘Spider-Man’ Selfie By Tom Holland Promotes One Year Till Film’s Release

    Posted Friday, July 8th, 2016 01:00 pm GMT -5

    Believe it or not, we are now only 1 year away from the release of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming,’ the wall-crawling hero’s first solo outing in the MCU, and the first ‘Spider-Man’ film we will see with Marvel Studios in complete control of their flagship hero. It has been a long journey for Spidey, and fans are […]