Comic Books

  • Concept Art Reveals Looks For Aquaman, The Flash And Cyborg For ‘Justice League’

    Posted Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    The stakes are high for Warner Brothers, following the underwhelming theatrical performance of ‘Batman V Superman’.  The ‘Ultimate Edition’ of the film, including 30 minutes of bonus footage, was released today on VOD (the physical Blu-Ray comes out on July 19th, 2016) and there are high hopes that this expanded version will win over some […]

  • New Comic Books This Week – June 29th

    Posted Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Here is the list of new comic books, trade paperbacks and more shipping on 6/29/2016. 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. For time beyond memory, the Nine Families watched from […]

  • Wong Direction: Benedict Wong Discusses How His ‘Doctor Strange’ Role Is Different From The Comics

    Posted Monday, June 27th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    ‘Doctor Strange’ debuted as a comic book character in 1963, which was a… simpler time.  The new film by Scott Derrickson has already run into issues with the decision to cast a Caucasian actor, Tilda Swinton as The Ancient One, a character traditionally depicted as a Tibetan man.  Then there’s Doctor Strange’s “manservant” Wong, another […]

  • ‘Rogue One’ Might Make A MAJOR Departure From ‘Star Wars’ Tradition

    Posted Monday, June 27th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ is a major game changer to begin with, as it’ the first anthology movie set in the ‘Star Wars’ universe but that isn’t part of the traditional trilogies.  As such, it appears that director Gareth Edwards and the execs at Lucasfilm Ltd. might be making a huge departure from […]

  • ‘Neon Demon’ Director Nicolas Winding Refn Wants To Direct A ‘Batgirl’ Movie

    Posted Monday, June 27th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Stylistic Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn (‘The Neon Demon’, ‘Drive’) has announced that he would like to helm a movie based on DC Comics’ ‘Batgirl’.  Refn had previously expressed interest in taking on a ‘Wonder Woman’ movie, but that task went to Patty Jenkins, whose ‘Wonder Woman’ film, starring Gal Gadot, arrives next year. “God, […]

  • TV Recap: ‘Game Of Thrones: The Winds Of Winter’

    Posted Monday, June 27th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    For anyone who thought ‘Game of Thrones’ might have lost its touch this season because they lost the book material, after the final two episodes of this season, I think the show proved them very wrong. Coming off the strong ‘Battle of the Bastards‘ episode, I, like many, thought that the finale would be mainly […]

  • Bokeem Woodbine Joins Michael Keaton To Menace ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

    Posted Sunday, June 26th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    While it hasn’t been confirmed, it appears that Michael Keaton is officially playing the villain in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’, rumored to be The Vulture.  But he won’t be alone.  We previously reported that ‘Prometheus’ star Logan Marshall-Green had come on board as a fellow antagonist.  Now comes word that another actor will also be siding with […]

  • ‘Gotham’ Casts Maggie Geha As An Older Poison Ivy For Season Three

    Posted Sunday, June 26th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    ‘Gotham’ wants to take the character Ivy Pepper in a decidedly different direction.  Therefore young Clare Foley is out and Maggie Geha is in for Season Three.  Geha is best known as the Shopstyle.com Girl, as the host of a DIY/how to tutorial series, and has dabbled in acting with her longest stint being six […]

  • Web Warriors: Hannibal Buress Joins ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ As Film Continues To Expand Cast

    Posted Sunday, June 26th, 2016 02:05 pm GMT -5
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    Yet more casting news on the ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ front, as a group of new actors have been announced as being cast in the big super-hero film, though due to all of the secrecy still surrounding the latest Spidey pic, we have no idea who they will be playing. Most prominent among the new editions is […]

  • Comic Book Quick Hit Reviews: Week of June 22, 2016

    Posted Sunday, June 26th, 2016 10:30 am GMT -5
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    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 […]

  • Sony Confirms That Marvel Is Taking The “Creative Lead” On ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

    Posted Friday, June 24th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    It was announced a while ago that Sony, the holder of the cinematic rights to Spider-Man, and Marvel had agreed to work together on upcoming Spider-projects.  As a result of the agreement, the web-slinger was allowed to make an appearance in Marvel’s ‘Captain America: Civil War’ in order to pave the way for Sony’s next […]

  • Chris Miller Says The Animated ‘Spider-Man’ Movie Will be “Unique”

    Posted Friday, June 24th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Chris Miller and Phil Lord created the unexpected hit ‘The LEGO Movie’ and ever since Hollywood has been banging on their door.  The duo was attached to the ‘Spider-Man’ animated movie from Sony, but departed to helm the ‘Han Solo’ movie for Disney.  Bob Persichetti is now attached to direct, but will be keeping Lord […]

  • Eli Roth To Direct Comic-Adaptation Horror Film “Aleister Arcane” Starring Jim Carrey

    Posted Friday, June 24th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    Comic-book film adaptations are all the rage right now, and some folks are mining the deep depths to find what they think will be “the next big thing.”  Back in 2004, a horror-themed comic book was published by IDW called ‘Aleister Arcance’ which featured a TV weatherman-turned-horror host and his potential otherworldly connections; it was […]

  • ‘Star Wars’ Actor Maisie Richardson-Sellers Is ‘Legends Of Tomorrow”s Vixen

    Posted Friday, June 24th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Maisie Richardson-Sellers is returning to The CW.  The former cast member of ‘The Originals’ is back, playing an alternate version of Vixen, the character portrayed by Megalyn Echikunwoke on ‘Arrow’ this past season. Echikunwoke also voiced the character on the animated web series ‘Vixen’, which guest starred the casts of both ‘Arrow’ and ‘The Flash’.  […]

  • The ‘Justice League’ Movie Will Be A Stand Alone Film

    Posted Friday, June 24th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -5
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    While the first two DC team films might be called ‘Justice League: Part One‘ and ‘Justice League: Part Two’, director Zach Snyder (‘Man of Steel’,’Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice‘) claims that the first one will be a stand-alone movie. Specifically, he said that “It is a complete movie” so it seems that much like […]