Comic Books

  • What’s On Comic Book Stands – December 31st

    Posted Monday, December 30th, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    Here is the list of new comics, trade paperbacks and more shipping on 12/31/2013. 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. A companion to the eight-issue adaptation of ‘The Star Wars’, […]

  • Two ‘The Flash’ Casting Rumors, One Expected, One Surprise

    Posted Monday, December 30th, 2013 07:03 pm GMT -5
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      ‘The Flash’ starring Grant Gustin is continuing to develop.  It’s already been reported that Barry Allen’s long-time love interest, Iris West will be part of the series, along with her father a senior police officer.  In a slight twist, The CW is looking to cast African Americans in the parts.  Now comes word that […]

  • Denzel Washington’s Name Pops Up Again In Connection To ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

    Posted Monday, December 30th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    A couple of weeks ago, Denzel Washington’s name emerged in connection to ‘Batman Vs. Superman’, with the rumor that Warner Brothers had courted him to play the role of Lex Luthor, but that negotiations fell through.  Idris Elba was also in consideration.  (Now it seems Joaquin Phoenix– a long shot to begin with– is out […]

  • Comic Book Review:’Origin II’ #1

    Posted Sunday, December 29th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    Good old Logan, or Wolverine, or James Howlett, or whatever you want to call him. The man with a million origin stories that through retcons, brainwashing, or another reason to sell a comic book, keeps having his origin retold with something new and original along the way. For some reason, Marvel is once again giving […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Justice League’ #26

    Posted Saturday, December 28th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Unfortunately, the image on the cover would indicate that this scene takes place directly after ‘Forever Evil’ #4, with Sinestro confronting Power Ring… unfortunately, that doesn’t happen in this issue at all.  Other than Power Ring, these other characters don’t even appear. The issue is largely narrated by Grid, the robotic parts of Cyborg, now […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Forever Evil’ #4

    Posted Saturday, December 28th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    Batman blindfolds Catwoman and takes her to the Batcave, where he reveals that since the Crime Syndicate has shut down all computers, the Batmobiles are useless.  He also takes responsibility for Nightwing’s current predicament.  He reveals his fail safes for stopping the Justice League and hopes he can use them against the Crime Syndicate, but […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘The Saviors’ #1

    Posted Saturday, December 28th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    As much as I’m a science fiction and comic book fanatic, I am also a horror fanatic so when you take all three of these and push them together I just have to know more. As it’s a slow week in the mutant universe, I had a chance to branch out and check out what other […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers’ #24

    Posted Saturday, December 28th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -5
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    With the events of ‘Infinity’ having just come to a close, there is no down time as we enter the first of a five part series titled ‘Rogue Planet’! It was recently announced in an interview that this next installment was going to be somewhat in line with the X-Men’s ‘Battle of the Atom‘ story line in […]

  • Gal Gadot And Lynda Carter Discuss Wonder Woman

    Posted Friday, December 27th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    Though certainly not as controversial a casting choice as Ben Affleck as Batman, Gal Gadot hasn’t been without her critics since being cast as Wonder Woman in ‘Batman Vs. Superman’ with most harsh comments directed at her less than voluptuous physique and thin frame.  The Israeli-born actress recently appeared on TV in her native country […]

  • Jon Chu Gives Update on ‘G.I. Joe 3’

    Posted Friday, December 27th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    Despite delays, reshoots and mixed reviews, ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ was a film that did well enough at the box office that Paramount decided to green light a third film in the franchise. Returning to helm the film is Jon Chu who’ll be working off a script written by Evan Daugherty. Daugherty, some may recall, is […]

  • Jonathan Hickman’s ‘Avengers’ Takes A Page From ‘All-New X-Men’ During All-New Marvel Now

    Posted Friday, December 27th, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -5
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    Last year, when Brian Michael Bendis made the jump from ‘The Avengers’ to the ‘X-Men’, he reintroduced the world to Professor Xavier’s first class by bringing young versions of Cyclops, Beast, Angel, Iceman, and Jean Grey to the present day in ‘All-New X-Men’. Fans and critics alike have been praising the series as fresh and […]

  • ‘Man of Steel’ Producer Wesley Coller Speaks About ‘Batman Vs. Superman’ And Wonder Woman

    Posted Thursday, December 26th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    ‘Batman Vs. Superman’ is shaping up to be one of the most highly anticipated movies in years and rumors and news about it has been popping up on almost a daily basis.  Every bit of casting news has set the world of social media on fire, with Gal Gadot revealed  to be playing Wonder Woman […]

  • ‘Shazam!’ Movie Probably Won’t Be Happening

    Posted Thursday, December 26th, 2013 03:24 pm GMT -5
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    Now that ‘Man of Steel’ scored a massive haul at the box office and is serving as the basis for DC’s new cinematic universe– with both Wonder Woman and Batman joining Superman on the big screen– one would assume that the odds of loads of other heroes also swooping into theaters would increase.  But in […]

  • New Trailer For the Return Of ‘Arrow’

    Posted Thursday, December 26th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -5
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    ‘Arrow’ returns on January 15th, 2014 to kick off the second half of its second season.  The show has already blossomed into a much bigger and better show than its first season and it looks like we’ll see Sebastian Blood’s master plan (secretly Slade Wilson’s) be revealed with Ollie going on a search for the crime […]

  • What’s On Comic Book Stands – December 24th

    Posted Monday, December 23rd, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    Here is the list of new comics, trade paperbacks and more shipping on 12/24/2013. As always, check with your retailer for availability, as not all releases may be on sale in all areas at the same time. Looking below you can tell it is obviously a slow week… a Christmas week, so there are only about […]