Comic Books

  • Bryan Singer Collaborates On ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Script

    Posted Friday, December 20th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -5

    With ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ still months away, it’s crazy to think that director Bryan Singer is already hard at work on the follow-up ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’!  At such an early stage, I’m sure the film maker hasn’t finalized details about the story, but it’s obvious he is enthusiastic about this franchise and is eager […]

  • Marvel Explains ‘Inhuman’ Creative Team Changes

    Posted Friday, December 20th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -5

    After being announced this summer, the flagship book of the Marvel Comics event known as ‘Inhumanity’ was set to hit our local comic book shops in January. However, earlier this month, the company announced that ‘Inhuman’ by Matt Fraction with art by Joe Madureia would be postponed until April. Then, we found out this week […]

  • Marvel VP Defends Renumbering In All-New Marvel NOW

    Posted Thursday, December 19th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -5

    After the massive success of Marvel NOW in 2013 that introduced a number of brand new Marvel books to local comic book shops everywhere, the House of Ideas is looking to do it again with All-New Marvel NOW in 2014. While some people have mistakenly labeled this as another reboot or relaunch, it’s simply a […]

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt Will Produce And May Direct And Star In ‘The Sandman’ Movie

    Posted Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 12:45 pm GMT -5

    After sort of playing Robin in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, and impressing audiences to the point that nearly everyone was clamoring for him to play Batman/Nightwing/Robin in an additional movie series… or to play any super hero, for that matter, with his name popping up in discussions for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, ‘Doctor Strange’ and […]

  • ‘The Daily Bugle’ Hints At Another Spider-Man Villain, Plus A New Poster

    Posted Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -5

    The infamous ‘The Daily Bugle’ tumble strikes again!  The blog has been “publishing” articles written by reporters that actually exist in the comics and making many obscure references to various characters from Spider-Man’s life.  These articles tie into next spring’s ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′… but how closely?  The references have run the gamut from big […]

  • Marvel Gets A Little ‘Inhuman’ On Its Writing Staff

    Posted Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 05:11 pm GMT -5

    With ‘Inhuman’ already having been pushed from a January 2014 release back to April, things haven’t been looking good for the title. In another surprise announcement, Marvel has stated that its writer, Matt Fraction, is now going to be replaced by Charles Soule. Soule will be working with lead artist Joe Madureira (‘Avenging Spider-Man’, ‘Uncanny X-Men’) to […]

  • What’s On Comic Book Stands – December 18th

    Posted Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -5

    Here is the list of new comics, trade paperbacks and more shipping on 12/18/2013. 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. When Nora tries to shepherd Eph’s son to safety outside […]

  • Will Batman Appear On ‘Arrow’?! Stephen Amell Speaks

    Posted Monday, December 16th, 2013 02:59 pm GMT -5

    The CW show ‘Arrow‘ spotlights Oliver Queen, known in the comics as Green Arrow, but has drawn in elements from all over the DC universe from Black Canary to Anthony Ivo to Deathstroke to… well loads of character, most famously The Flash.  Also of particular interest, Ra’s al-Ghul has emerged as a major menace this […]

  • Which Movie Studios Bought Super Bowl Ads?

    Posted Monday, December 16th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -5

    Many people say they watch the Super Bowl just for the ads as many companies go all out with their innovative product placement.  With such a massive viewership– last year 108 million people tuned in– movie studios are eager to promote their upcoming projects which they have dumped millions into creating, in hopes of generating excitement […]

  • ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’: Additional Casting News For Simon McBurney and Don Cheadle

    Posted Monday, December 16th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -5

    ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ actor Simon McBurney is heavily rumored to be “in line” for a role in the sequel to the bazillion dollar smash hit ‘The Avengers’ and word has it that he may embody none other than Edwin Jarvis.  In the Marvel cinematic universe, Tony Stark is assisted by J.A.R.V.I.S. (Just A Rather […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Wolverine and the X-Men’ #39

    Posted Sunday, December 15th, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -5

    In the last issue, we have Wolverine and Cyclops both tracking down the same sentinel filled base at the maneuvering of Mystique (whose still pretending to be Dazzler from ‘Uncanny X-Men’ #9!). On top of that, we have 2 fake mutants that have enrolled at the studio at her request. With two story lines going on […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘The Walking Dead’ #118

    Posted Sunday, December 15th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -5

    The cowardly Gregory returns to Hilltop, where he is angrily confronted by Maggie for having sided with Negan.  Maggie then attempts to rally the people of Hilltop to side with Rick’s forces.  Elsewhere, Michonne arrives back at Alexandria to make sure things are okay there. But unfortunately, Rick’s attempt to take down Negan’s outposts goes […]

  • Germany Gets A Lengthy ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Trailer With Loads Of New Footage

    Posted Sunday, December 15th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -5

    Germany just received a new extended trailer for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ which builds on the three short teasers that were revealed a few weeks ago.  The new clip adds much more action, most importantly, extended shots of the three super villains in the film, Electro (Jamie Foxx), the Green Goblin (Dane DeHaan and/or Chris […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Superman/Wonder Woman’ #3

    Posted Sunday, December 15th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -5

    Batman enters the mix, which I suppose is fitting as he is the other third of DC’s trinity.  After being blasted by Apollo’s solar energy, Superman is experiencing power overload, which concerns Bruce.  The two heroes actually have a pretty interesting exchange, where they discuss the trinity’s dynamic, echoing a lot of readers’ thoughts on […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Uncanny X-Men’ #15

    Posted Sunday, December 15th, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -5

    After the focus on one of the newer Uncanny X-Men in the last issue, Benjamin Deen, we get to see a bit of a girls night out in this one. Of course, nothing can go simple so a touch of ‘Inhumanity’ was added into the issue just to get the crossover in for what it’s […]