In a seemingly deliberate attempt to undermine all the good will Marvel has garnered for releasing an impressive list of female-led solo comic books (She-Hulk, Captain Marvel, Elektra, Ms. Marvel, Black Widow) the solicitations for November revealed a stunner of a variant cover for the upcoming new Spider-Woman series by Dennis Hopeless and Greg Land.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is bringing the legendary Avenger, Mockingbird, to the small screen as promised at SDCC and have cast Adrianne Palicki (Friday Night Lights, G.I. Joe: Retaliation,
Wonder Woman) to be the newest addition for season two. She'll play Bobbi Morse and appear in the fifth episode.
In an interview with IGN, Marvel Studios President of Production Kevin Feige acknowledged the huge fan support in bringing favorite comic book characters, Captain Marvel and Black Panther, to the big screen but the exec wasn't ready to reveal anything. In fairness to Feige, there's no rush in making comic book movies fans want when audiences keep rushing to see the ones they're given.
Monday, August 18, 2014
The joke about Michael Bay blowing up everything on screen might be played out (even if accurate) but YouTuber MrStratman7 has taken the lovable Pixar movie Up and given it a slight makeover. Sure, it's a little derivative but it smartly builds on the action as you'd suspect a Bay-directed animated film would. It's two minutes of heartwarming explosions.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
|Written by Adam Freeman and Marc Bernardin. Art and Cover by Afua Richardson.|
GENIUS: ISSUES 1-5, WEEKLY THROUGHOUT AUGUST
The Winner of Top Cow's Pilot Season makes its triumphant return to print! What if the greatest military mind of our generation was born to a people who are already supremely conditioned to wage war, who know nothing but violence since birth, and must continually adapt to new predators in order to survive? What if the second coming of Alexander the Great, of Genghis Khan, of Napoleon, of Patton...what if it was a teenaged girl from South Central, L.A. named Destiny?
Friday, August 15, 2014
Count Dooku is possessed by the spirit of Mother Talzin! Darth Maul’s Shadow Collective is shattered! The Separatists attack! And Darth Sidious himself enters the fight!
* Based on unproduced episodes of the television series The Clone Wars!
Leave it to the folks at How It Should Have Ended to take the Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice teaser from this year's Warner Bros. SDCC panel, yes that brief grainy video shot over someone's shoulder we all saw leaked on the internet, to put their own excellent spin on the stare down between the two alpha heroes. Enjoy!
NBC's upcoming Vertigo Comics-based thriller, Constantine, cast Michael James Shaw as the voodoo king of New Orleans, Papa Midnite. The recurring guest role will put him at odds with Matt Ryan's John Constantine title character.
Warner Bros. announced they'd be moving the highly anticipated Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice movie away from its head-to-head match-up with Captain America 3 on May 6 to March 25, 2016. Whether WB ever intended to keep to that date in the first place is debatable but it sure did spark a lot of controversy among fanboys. It never made sense because having two blockbuster comic book movies on the same weekend dilutes the box office for both features. The studio also released an entire slate of projected DC Comics films through 2020.
Ever since DC Comics announced the new creative team for Batgirl, Cameron Stewart, Brenden Flecther and artist Babs Tarr, the response from fans and comic book creatives has been enormous. Fueling the frenzy is the redesigned costume by Tarr that has ignited such a following online that artists have been posting their homage to the new practical , down-to-earth style, yellow Doc Martin boots and all. It got to the point that all the submissions required its own tumblr page, Batgirl of Burnside, named after her new hip neighborhood she'll be living a less gritty crime fighting existence.