Comic Books

  • The Hopes And Fears Of DC’s Rebirth Comics Line

    Posted Sunday, May 8th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Back in 2011, DC comics relaunched their line with “The New 52.” It was essentially 52 new comic book series featuring the characters you know and love, only you didn’t know them all that well anymore. It spun out of the timeline-altering Flashpoint crossover which resulted in a younger universe. Superman, Batman and the rest […]

  • Adam McKay Signs On To Direct The Adaptation Of Mark Waid’s Comic Book ‘Irredeemable’

    Posted Sunday, May 8th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Adam McKay contributed to the scripts for Marvel Studios’ ‘Ant-Man’ and its upcoming sequel ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’.  He was in the running to direct the first film, but walked away from the project.  (Peyton Reed ended up making it.)  McKay is said to still be on Marvel’s shortlist when it came to upcoming movies, […]

  • Marvel Is Committed To A Solo ‘Black Widow’ Movie

    Posted Friday, May 6th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Though ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is primarily a Cap film, it is also an ensemble piece with various Marvel superheroes, new and old,  playing roles of varying importance.  One character that plays a fairly large role is Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow, which isn’t surprising considering the large part she played in ‘Captain America: The Winter […]

  • FCBD 2016: ScienceFiction.com’s Best Picks For Free Comic Book Day 2016

    Posted Friday, May 6th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    It’s that time of year again where comic book enthusiasts get to celebrate their love for the genre! For the past 15 years, the first Saturday in May has been Free Comic Book Day, a day where participating brick and mortar shops comic book shops around the world open their doors and give away free […]

  • ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Writers Say This Movie Is Not For Newbs: “We Were OK Losing Virgin Audience Members”

    Posted Friday, May 6th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is the thirteenth movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  Though not all of the movies bleed over into one another, they do share a common story thread that runs through them all and at this stage in the game, it’s just expected that with as many billions of dollars that these […]

  • Meet The New Han Solo! Alden Ehrenreich Lands Lead Role In Standalone Han Solo Film

    Posted Thursday, May 5th, 2016 10:55 pm GMT -4
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    Rev up the Millennium Falcon as it looks like Disney and Lucasfilm have found their young Han Solo and it’s none other than Alden Ehrenreich! Last month reports had Ehrenreich as the filmmaker’s top choice for the role and from the announcement, it looks like he really impressed the studio execs. Ehrenreich is currently negotiating […]

  • Robert Kirkman Addresses The Controversial ‘Walking Dead’ Season Six Finale

    Posted Thursday, May 5th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    SPOILER ALERT: This article addresses the Season Six finale of ‘The Walking Dead’ so if you are still behind, you may want to turn back. ‘The Walking Dead’ Season Six finale was certainly divisive, to say the least.  Some watchers vowed to quit the show entirely after the lengthy build-up establishing new Big Bad Negan […]

  • Saving ‘Supergirl’: Will The Show Shift From CBS To The CW?

    Posted Thursday, May 5th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    CBS had high hopes for ‘Supergirl’ starring Melissa Benoist as the titular Girl of Steel.  The show was one of the most highly anticipated of the 2015 fall season, but after debuting to strong ratings– about 13 million people tuned in for the premier– the numbers have dropped off almost by half as the season […]

  • Ben Hardy’s Angel Takes Center Stage And Battles Nightcrawler In Two New Clips And A Photo Shoot From ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Thursday, May 5th, 2016 07:24 pm GMT -4
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    There may not be much that’s angelic about Ben Hardy‘s Angel in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’. “Angel is very angry and he casts his shadow of Death across the land” This is according to Ben Hardy who takes on the role of the soaring X-Man in the new film.  The character starts with the mutation of bird-like […]

  • TV Recap: ‘Arrow: Genesis’

    Posted Thursday, May 5th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    With the team now moving past the death of Laurel, it seems that the end game for Season 4 has finally begun. To start, we have Damien Darhk returning to HIVE after his escape from prison, along with his henchmen Andy and Merlyn, asking why he needs HIVE anymore if he escaped from jail himself. […]

  • Jason Momoa Takes His ‘Aquaman’ Role Seriously; Shares Photo Supporting An Environmental Cause

    Posted Thursday, May 5th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    Aquaman is the king of the seas and as such is tasked with protecting 70% of the world.  Jason Momoa plays Aquaman in the current DC Expanded Universe, having debuted in a small cameo in ‘Batman V Superman’ and is currently shooting ‘Justice League – Part One’.  And of course Momoa will headline a ‘Aquaman’ […]

  • Setting the Stage: Check Out the New Featurette Setting Up the Official Story of ‘Captain America: Civil War’ !

    Posted Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    With ‘Captain America: Civil War’ just around the corner, it is no wonder we are seeing a very intense push by Marvel to promote the film, especially with all of the good press and positive reviews it is receiving both home and abroad. The latest featurette helps to set up the story leading into the […]

  • Weathering The Storm: Check Out The New ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Featurette

    Posted Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Whether you think the new ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ film is going to be spectacular or reveal that Bryan Singer has finally lost his touch with the beloved franchise he helped start back in 2000, you have to admit that it will be cool to see the original ‘X-Men’ team from the first film back in action, […]

  • A New Mark: Casting Has Begun For New ‘Arrow’ Season 5 Villain

    Posted Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    WARNING: ‘Arrow’ spoilers ahead! Well, even with Laurel’s death still fresh on our minds and with the Team still needing to find a way to deal with Damien Darhk, it seems the show’s producers are already looking toward the possibilities for Season 5 of ‘Arrow,’ with a recent casting call for a character named James […]

  • ‘Civil War’ Directors Joe And Anthony Russo Expect Marvel Movies To Include LGBT Characters

    Posted Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    Marvel Studios is the king of the cinematic hill right now and their next installment ‘Captain America: Civil War‘ has already taken in over $200 million overseas and is due to open this weekend in the U.S. and Canada, where it should decimate.  The Marvel Cinematic Universe already includes powerful female characters, like Black Widow, […]