Comic Books

  • New Comic Books This Week – February 4th

    Posted Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    Here is the list of new comic books, trade paperbacks and more shipping on 2/4/2015. 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. Terrible things stalk the forests outside Arkham in this […]

  • A Bad Joke: Writer Scott Snyder Prepares to Reveal Joker’s Origins in New Batman Comic

    Posted Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    In a move that defies all logic, writer Scott Snyder has begun to lay out the Joker’s origin story in the Batman comics, starting with teases in the story arc ‘Death of the Family.’ In the story, Commissioner Gordan finds photographic evidence that the Joker was around when Gotham was founded, and is older than […]

  • Gwen Stacy Swings Into Action In First Look At ‘Spider-Gwen’ #1

    Posted Monday, February 2nd, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    On the road to ‘Spider-Verse,’ we were introduced to a brand new version of Gwen Stacy courtesy of Jason LaTour and Robbi Rodriguez‘s issue of ‘Edge of Spider-Verse.’ This punk rock drummer with spider powers was smart, tough, charming, and resonated with fans so much that her introduction sold out in record-breaking time. That’s why it was […]

  • ‘Fantastic Four’ Trailer Review; Or It’s Clobberin’ Time

    Posted Sunday, February 1st, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    It’s here! Finally the wait is over. The trailer everyone was waiting 4 dropped with nary a whimper. Which begs the question… If a movie trailer falls in the forest and nobody cares enough to see it does it make a sound? And if the buzz around the movie is so negative nobody goes to […]

  • Jason Momoa Reveals Unexpected Details About His Aquaman… Don’t Expect Him To Be Blond

    Posted Saturday, January 31st, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    In the case of adaptations, “colorblind casting” is often met with skepticism or even outright hostility.  (Case in point, African American Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm in the new ‘Fantastic Four.’)  But there really was no negative reaction (at least that I saw) when Polynesian actor Jason Momoa was cast as the normally blond-haired, […]

  • Marvel’s ‘Ultimate End’ Will Bring Final Closure To The Ultimate Universe

    Posted Saturday, January 31st, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Marvel’s main universe is about to come to an end but the storyline causing that to happen which will give us the new ‘Secret Wars‘ is also bringing us ‘Ultimate End.’ This new mini-series which has a focus on Marvel’s Ultimate Universe will give us the event that leads it to be destroyed. 15 years […]

  • Killer News: ‘Agent Carter’ Producers Confirm ‘Avengers’ Connection

    Posted Friday, January 30th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    For anyone who saw ‘Agent Carter’ this week and spotted the wall hopping moves by Peggy’s neighbor Dottie and thought, ‘Hey, that kind of looked familiar,’ hold onto your hats. The producers of the show confirm that move was no coincidence, as according to producer Michele Fazekas, Dottie (who will be revealed as a Russian […]

  • Is Hasbro Planning Secret ‘Marvel Legends’ Waves?

    Posted Friday, January 30th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    2015 is quickly becoming the year that Marvel is going to completely dominate the toy aisles! The crew over at Marvelous News claim to have a few sources that have been following the trail of breadcrumbs to discover several new unannounced waves of Hasbro’s super popular 6″ scale ‘Marvel Legends’ figures that we will hopefully […]

  • Paul Bettany Hints That The Vision Will Appear Beyond ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Thursday, January 29th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    The Vision, the Avengers’ mass-shifting android member is the most mysterious of the new characters being introduced in this summer’s highly anticipated ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’  Previously, British actor Paul Bettany provided the voice of J.A.R.V.I.S., the AI that ran Tony Stark’s Malibu mansion/base of operations in the ‘Iron Man’ films.  Now Bettany, with a […]

  • TV Recap: ‘Arrow: Midnight City’ (Season 3 Episode 11)

    Posted Thursday, January 29th, 2015 04:42 pm GMT -4
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    Brick building in the Glades.  ‘Arrow’ continues to pick up momentum this week, with a stellar episode that covers a lot of ground, and sets the stage for the return of Oliver Queen. Jumping in, ‘Midnight City’ opens with what appears to be a flashback to Oliver and Felicity’s final moments before he left for […]

  • Supergirl’s Jimmy Olsen Has Been Cast, And Expect A Jimmy Like You’ve Never Seen Before

    Posted Thursday, January 29th, 2015 09:01 am GMT -4
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    Supergirl has found her pal, Jimmy Olsen, but this Jimmy will be like none you’ve ever seen before.  In the comics, Jimmy has been a caveman, a giant turtle monster, a stretchy super hero, a human porcupine and let’s not forget, Clark Kent’s wide-eyed, dorky photographer sidekick.  But get ready for Jimmy Olsen… ladies man?! […]

  • From Andy To Indy? Will Chris Pratt Be The New Indiana Jones?

    Posted Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 09:20 pm GMT -4
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    He may have started out as the bumbling Andy Dwyer on the sitcom ‘Parks & Recreation,’ but with that show wrapping up, what better time for Chris Pratt to… oh, I don’t know, become a freakin’ MEGASTAR?  He’s already well on his way, having spearheaded one of last year’s highest grossing movies ‘Guardians of the […]

  • No Joke: What the Clown Prince of Darkness Will Probably Look Like in ‘Suicide Squad’

    Posted Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    And here comes more rumors on ‘Suicide Squad!’ Today’s gossip about the highly anticipated anti-hero/ villain film concerns the character that is arguably the most well-known villain in DC Comics, and potentially comic books in general. Of course I’m referring the Joker, and his role in the ‘Suicide Squad’ film as played by Jared Leto. […]

  • Torching the Competition: Tyrese Gibson Campaigns For Role Of New ‘Green Lantern’

    Posted Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Warner Brothers/ DC lookout! The ‘Green Lantern’ film may not have entered casting stages yet, but Tyrese Gibson (‘Fast and Furious’ Franchise and ‘Transformers’) is driving hard for the role, emboldened by fan support and some pretty amazing fan-made artwork he has been posting to Instagram. In the Instagram photos, fans have been putting Gibson’s […]

  • Toy News Tuesday: The Plastic Tsunami (Part Two)

    Posted Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 08:30 pm GMT -4
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    Welcome back for Part Two of this fresh-out-of-the-oven edition of Toy News Tuesday! We’re the one weekly column right here on ScienceFiction.com where we seek out all of the awesome news you need to know about any announcements and cool happenings in the toy industry and put them all in one easy to find place […]