Month: May 2020

Taika Waititi Credit: Andrea Raffin / Shutterstock.com Thor: Love and Thunder writer/director Taika Waititi has signed on to write and direct a Star Wars film, as announced at StarWars.com. Waititi has been rumored to be in talks to helm a Star Wars movie for some time, but previously played coy about the possibility it would actually come
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Credit: Paco Medina/Juan Vlasco (Marvel Comics) Credit: Joey Vasquez/Juan Vlasco/Ian Herring/Joe Caramagna (Marvel Comics) Longtime comic book inker Juan Vlasco died on Friday, May 24, 2020 due to complications from an appendicitis operation, according to friend/artist Jorge Break. Vlasco first began in the 1990s, inking on Marvel titles such as Uncanny X-Men and for artists
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By Justin Partridge, Best Shots Reviewer May 4, 2020 03:00pm ET Credit: DC Credit: DC Swamp Thing: New Roots #2Written by Mark RussellArt by Marco Santucci and John KaliszLettering by Dave SharpePublished by DCReview by Justin Partridge‘Rama Rating: 8 out of 10 Credit: DC Swamp Thing becomes a third party in a grim family drama
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The Mighty Mortal by Rags Morales & Hailey Renee Brown The Mighty Mortal by Rags Morales & Hailey Renee Brown Welcome to #AmalgamAgain part one. This mash-up is brought to you by Newsarama and artists Rags Morales and Hailey Renee Brown.  You can check out was Amalgam Again is here, and then check out our first
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Credit: DC Credit: DC Aquaman: Deep Dives #2Written by Michael GreyArt by Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan and Hi-FiLettering by Wes AbbottPublished by DC‘Rama Rating: 4 out of 10 For most readers out there, a team-up between Aquaman and the Sea Devils wouldn’t normally be cause for celebration, and unfortunately for us, Aquaman: Deep Dives #2
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Credit: Marvel Comics/Lucasfilm Credit: Marvel Comics/Lucasfilm Marvel Comics’ Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #1, the launch of the character’s new ongoing series, will debut digitally on Monday, May 4, otherwise known as “May the 4th” or “Star Wars Day” to fans. As just-announced by the publisher Friday, that means the issue will debut digitally 23 days before it’s
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Credit: DC Credit: DC Credit: DC DC has outlined its planned daily releases for the third week of its “Digital First” line, which includes stories of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Aquaman,  Swamp Thing, and DC Superhero Girls The contents of the stories was previously published as new material in the Giant anthology line. Here’s
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Credit: Diamond Comic Distributors Diamond Comic Distributors has announced plans to release revised solicitations for upcoming comic books and other products in a new May/June edition of their (usually) monthly Previews catalog to arrive on May 27. Traditionally, publishers share those solicitations early with press and readers. Normally, Diamond’s Previews catalog arriving at the end
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Credit: 20th Century Fox Though it’s hardly a guarantee, Deadpool actor/producer Ryan Reynolds is keen on bringing the Merc With a Mouth to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, calling it a “win” for all involved in making the decision. “Oh, man, I really don’t know,” Reynolds told Total Film magazine (via GamesRadar), addressing whether Deadpool integrating into the
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Self-portrait Credit: Judd Winick Writer/artist Judd Winick is returning to the superhero genre in a big way, with his own creator-owned superhero universe. The Mighty, scheduled to launch in summer 2022 from Random House Graphic, follows a 13-year-old girl who “discovers how to be the hero her world needs now and the hero she was
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8. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) The curious case of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is defined by DC/Warner Bros. attempts to mimic Marvel Studios’ success assembling the Avengers on screen in order to build to 2017’s Justice League – but centered on a conflict between Batman and Superman. We’ll start with
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Credit: Sony Pictures Television Credit: Sony Pictures Television There have been numerous animated takes on Spider-Man, and most have their own cult-like following. Now, fans of the 2008-2009 Spectacular Spider-Man animated series are demanding more – with a Change.org petition. “Now we all remember the amazing TV show called Spectacular Spider-Man. It was a great
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Credit: CW The whole concept of fight scenes and love scenes might need to be rethought in the post-COVID-19 era of filmmaking, according to Warner Bros. Television – producers of the Arrow-verse shows, Riverdale, and more. In a closed-doors conference call between the company’s presidents and its various showrunners (as reported by Variety), ideas were
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