Month: October 2019

Credit: Rinehart & Company Credit: Daydream Theatre Company Press Release “Hitler was a beginner compared to the comic-book industry.” – Dr. Fredric Wertham The Daydream Theatre Company is proud to present the world premiere of the play, Seduction of The Innocent, written and directed by Lenny Schwartz. Based upon the true story of German-American psychiatrist
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Credit: Yen Press A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 20By Kazuma Kamachi, Chuya KoginoSkill-Out has planted its roots in the dark corners of Academy City, plotting its next move. The order comes down to put a stop to the armed group’s plans, but the ones who’ve been tasked with the job also have their own motivations
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Iceman gets a little too hot in this preview of October 23’s Marauders #1. MARAUDERS #1GERRY DUGGAN (W) • MATTEO LOLLI (A) • Cover by RUSSEL DAUTERMANEVERY MUTANT EVER VARIANT COVER BY MARK BAGLEYYOUNG GUNS VARIANT COVER BY Aaron KuderDESIGN VARIANT COVER BY JONATHAN HICKMANVARIANT COVER BY PHILIP TANHIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY TBAVARIANT COVER
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Credit: Ringo Awards Press Release Comic creative professionals, publishers, retailers, and fans came together Saturday night, October 19, 2019 to socialize, dine, and experience the comic book industry celebrating recognition of their peers, co-workers, and competitors at the 2019 Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards. This year’s Ringo Awards was sponsored by Presenting Sponsors Cards,
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Credit: No Yetis Allowed Press Release Independent game developer No Yetis Allowed today announced that its new mobile game Judge Dredd: Crime Files is now available for download on The App Store and Google Play. Based on the iconic Judge Dredd, Judge Dredd: Crime Files brings the future Law enforcer to life using 3D graphics,
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Credit: Sony Pictures The first trailer for Sony’s Bloodshot has been released. Take a look: [embedded content] Mixing the original Valiant Entertainment source material with a hint of Universal Soldier and Memento (and actually co-starring Memento‘s Guy Pearce), Bloodshot is the first entry in a planned Valiant cinematic universe franchise at Sony. Bloodshot is scheduled
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Francis Ford Coppola Credit: Ovidiu Hrubaru / Shutterstock.com Iconic filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola has joined Martin Scorcese in dismissing Marvel films as lesser than “cinema,” going so far as to call them “despicable. “When Martin Scorsese says that the Marvel pictures are not cinema, he’s right because we expect to learn something from cinema, we
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Credit: Lucasfilm Disney will debut the final Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer Monday night during halftime of ESPN’s Patriots-Jets Monday Night Football game which begins at 8:15pm ET.  For you non-NFL football fans out there halftime likely means approximately between 9:30 to 9:45pm ET, give or take a few minutes depending on the game. 
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Credit: DC Credit: DC Writer Brian Michael Bendis has confirmed that Clark Kent will reveal that he is Superman to the world in December’s Superman #18. The circumstances of the reveal, which was hinted at in DC’s December 2019 solicitations, have not been disclosed, but writer Bendis tells the New York Times his planned twist will open up “1000
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Credit: DC/Black Label Credit: DC Comics With today’s DC Comics January 2020 solicitations, you might have noticed a new format term being bandied around: “Prestige Plus.” But what is it? “Prestige Plus” is a new name for a format that DC introduced earlier this year for some of its DC Black Label titles: squarebound comic
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Robert Pattinson Credit: Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock.com Robert Pattinson is gearing up to play a “complicated” version of Bruce Wayne in director Matt Reeves’ The Batman – and according to the actor, this version of the caped crusader won’t be as cut-and-dried a hero as some of his DC contemporaries. “Batman’s not a hero, though.
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Credit: Kris Anka (Marvel Comics) Naomie Harris Credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com Naomie Harris in talks to play Shriek in Sony Pictures’ Venom sequel, according to Variety. In comic books, Shriek is a mutant with sonic powers and connections to symbiotes – and a long-running romance with Cletus Kasady/Carnage. If cast, Harris would join
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Press Release “The series will go through multiple time periods and explore aspects of Vic Sage’s past and present that have never been explored before. Combined with Bill Sienkiewicz’s inks and Chris Sotomayor’s deft color touch, this may be the best version of the Question yet.” –Denys Cowan Vic Sage knows right from wrong. He
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Batman/Catwoman ad Credit: Clay Mann/Tomeu Morey (DC) The high-profile Batman/Catwoman 12-issue series by Batman‘s Tom King and Clay Mann which appeared to be scheduled to debut in January 2020 doesn’t look like it will launch that month. The high-profile new title wasn’t included in DC’s just-released January 2020 solicitations. DC announced Batman/Catwoman back in May,
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Credit: DC Credit: DC The just-released solicitation for January 2020’s Justice League #39 reveals that the issue will be series writer Scott Snyder’s last. “Superstar scribe Scott Snyder says farewell to the Justice League with a special story that both winds down all the things he started in issue #1 – and nods toward everything
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Credit: DC Check out a gallery of all of the new January comic book covers here. WONDER WOMAN #750written by VITA AYALA, MARGUERITE BENNETT, KAMI GARCIA, DEAN HALE, SHANNON HALE, JEFF LOVENESS, STEVE ORLANDO, GREG RUCKA, GAIL SIMONE, MARIKO TAMAKI,and othersart by ELENA CASAGRANDE, COLLEEN DORAN, JESUS MERINO, GABRIEL PICOLO, and otherscover by JOELLE JONES1940s variant
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Credit: DC Credit: DC This January DC will mark a major milestone for Diana of Themiscyra with an oversized 96-page Wonder Woman #750. The 96-page issue will feature stories from fan favorite Wonder Woman writers including Gail Simone and Greg Rucka and current writer Steve Orlando alongside up and coming talent such as Vita Ayala,
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After Superman reveals his identity (more on that later), Super-story architect Brian Michael Bendis will be revealing how that affects the future of the DCU in Superman: Heroes #1, a one-shot written by Bendis, Greg Rucka, Matt Fraction, and Jody Houser. “All the rules are about to change — and it all starts here,” the
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Rap project Hypnosis Mic has released a music video for “Ah, Osaka dreamin’ night”, the upcoming CD release from Osaka division’s unit Dotsuitare Hompo! [embedded content] Following “Ah, Osaka dreamin’ night”’s Oct. 30 release is Nagoya division unit Bad Ass Temple’s yet untitled CD on Nov. 27. The franchise has also announced new release dates
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Credit: Marvel Comics Credit: Marvel Comics Spider-Man #2Written by J.J. Abrams and Henry AbramsArt by Sara Pichelli, Elisabetta D’Amico and Dave StewartLettering by Joe CaramagnaPublished by Marvel Comics‘Rama Rating: 3 out of 10 Credit: Marvel Comics There’s a theme in the sophomore issue of Spider-Man that this isn’t dress-up – that wearing a costume is
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Paul Dano Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com Credit: DC There Will Be Blood actor Paul Dano has been cast as the Riddler in director Matt Reeves’ The Batman, via The Hollywood Reporter. THR cites Warner Bros. directly for the news, which makes Dano the second villain cast alongside Zoe Kravitz’s Catwoman. They’ll both square off with Robert
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