Comic Books

  • Throwback Thursday: ‘Mystery Men’ (1999)

    Posted Thursday, August 11th, 2016 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    This has to be some kind of a joke, right? A largely original superhero movie comes out, featuring an all-star cast, garnering pretty good advance reviews, and being released in what is arguably the primer era of quirky movies… and it bombs?  Say it ain’t so! Even though it might not feel so “throwback” to […]

  • David Ayer Reveals Who Really Killed Robin In The DCEU

    Posted Thursday, August 11th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    One big tease from ‘Batman V Superman’ was the battered Robin costume on display in the Bat Cave.  Fans expected that to play a bigger part in ‘Suicide Squad’ but it was largely glossed over.  So what’s the story? In the comics, The Joker beat the second Robin, Jason Todd, to death with a crowbar […]

  • Get A Sample Of ‘The Iron Giant’ Making-Of Documentary ‘The Giant’s Dream’

    Posted Thursday, August 11th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4
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    As if getting a deluxe edition of ‘The Iron Giant’ on Blu-Ray in September weren’t enough, the set will include a new documentary about the making of the underrated classic, called ‘The Giant’s Dream’ which premiered at San Diego ComiCon.  The documentary is a touching and heart-breaking look at the animation industry in Hollywood. ‘The […]

  • Too Much Joking Around: Margot Robbie’s Opinion On Why Joker/ Harley Quinn Scenes Were Cut Short In ‘Suicide Squad’

    Posted Thursday, August 11th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Despite dismal reviews and a film that honestly, was lucky to even find any critics willing to give it a shot, ‘Suicide Squad’ still has a lot of fans out there, including the cast themselves. During a recent  an appearance on Tipsy Talk (with a mimosa in hand), Harley Quinn herself Margot Robbie discusses the structure […]

  • Who Might Karl Urban Be Playing In ‘Aquaman’?

    Posted Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Karl Urban may be making yet another visit to the world of comic book movies.  He played the lead in ‘Dredd’ and is currently filming ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ in which he will play villain Skurge.  But he is being pursued by Warner Brothers for a role in the James Wan-directed ‘Aquaman’. Who might he be playing?  […]

  • ‘Ghost Rider’ Is Making His Blazing Return To His Own Comic Series This Fall

    Posted Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Fresh off the announcement and spoiler-y ad placements at San Diego Comic Con, we now know that long-time Marvel comic character Ghost Rider is coming to ABC’s TV show ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ this Fall, in the form of the “updated” take on the character, Robbie Reyes.  We’ve also recently learned, however, that Robbie and […]

  • X-Iting The Franchise: ‘Wolverine 3′ May Be Patrick Stewart’s Final ‘X-Men’ Appearance

    Posted Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    During a recent interview with ITV, Patrick Stewart discussed his upcoming role in ‘Wolverine 3,’ indicating this will most likely be his final appearance as Professor Charles Xavier, a character he has played on an off for the past 17 years. Fortunately for him (and us as fans), ‘Wolverine 3′ will be giving him a […]

  • Fox Has Cancelled ‘X-Men’ Spinoff Series ‘Hellfire’ And Here’s Why

    Posted Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4
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    It’s been known for a while now that Fox was planning on producing not one but two television series set in the ‘X-Men’ universe: the mutant-focused ‘Legion’ and the bad-guy-centric ‘Hellfire.’  The former has already begun production with several cast members announced, but things had been quiet on the ‘Hellfire’ front – until recently, when […]

  • Toy News Tuesday: A Mixed Bag Of Surprises

    Posted Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Don’t look now but it’s an all new 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 for you! We […]

  • New Comic Books This Week – August 10th

    Posted Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Here is the list of new comic books, trade paperbacks and more shipping on 8/10/2016. 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. The Colonial Marines join forces with the survivors of […]

  • Greg Berlanti And Danielle Panabaker On ‘The Flash’ ‘Flashpoint’ Storyline And This Season’s Big Crossover

    Posted Monday, August 8th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    SPOILER ALERT: This contains SPOILERS for ‘The Flash’ Season 3, so proceed with caution! We already know that when ‘The Flash’ returns this fall, it will be a dramatically different experience, since Barry (Grant Gustin) went back in time and changed history.  For starters, Barry will not have moved in with Joe West or been […]

  • Could ‘Suicide Squad’ Get an R-Rated “Ultimate Cut” With These Rumored Deleted Scenes?

    Posted Monday, August 8th, 2016 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    Even though it opened to decidedly mixed reviews – indeed, even writers on our own site loved and hated the movie to varying degrees – ‘Suicide Squad’ still managed to set box-office records in its opening weekend, raking in the biggest August opening weekend of all time. Director David Ayer recently said that the theatrical […]

  • Weekend Box Office (08/05-08/07): ‘Suicide Squad’ Gets The Last Laugh On Critics With Record-Breaking Debut

    Posted Monday, August 8th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Despite scathing reviews– 26% on Rotten Tomatoes– Warner Brothers’ ‘Suicide Squad’ massacred the box office as anticipated, taking in a record-breaking $135 million.  Just like ‘Batman V Superman’ this spring, it didn’t matter what critics thought.  This was another EVENT that true comic fans had to witness firsthand and most of them did so this […]

  • Simone Missick’s Misty Knight And The Possibility Her Own Spinoff Series

    Posted Monday, August 8th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Simone Missick‘s character, Misty Knight, will make her debut on Netflix’s ‘Luke Cage’ but now word comes that Misty Knight might even be receiving her own spinoff series! Marvel TV’s head Jeph Loeb teased: “We’re very lucky in a sense that our casts are so rich and deep and so diverse.  We certainly have plans […]

  • Producer Simon Kinberg Discusses ‘Gambit’ Delays And Points To ‘Deadpool’ As An Example

    Posted Monday, August 8th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4
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    ‘Gambit’ seems mired in development hell. In 2013, Channing Tatum was white hot after the smash success of ‘Magic Mike’ and when he publicly expressed interest in playing Gambit, 20th Century Fox took the bait and approached the actor about a solo film. Unfortunately, since then, things have been moving very slowly.  It actually took […]