Supergirl Coming To CBS
Sep21

Supergirl Coming To CBS

CBS has given a series commitment to a Supergirl project from Arrow and Flash executive producer Greg Berlanti. Ali Adler (Chuck) will write and executive-produce with Sarah Schechter. Based on the DC Comics character, the drama tells the story of Kara Zor-El, who was born on the planet Krypton, but escaped amid its destruction years ago. Since arriving on Earth, she’s been hiding the powers she shares with her famous cousin Superman....

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X-Men’s Deadpool Will Get Own Movie In 2016
Sep19

X-Men’s Deadpool Will Get Own Movie In 2016

20th Century Fox has officially announced a Feb. 12, 2016 release date for the long-awaited Deadpool movie. News of the movie’s release date comes a few weeks after test footage for the film leaked. That sequence featured Ryan Reynolds, who played the character in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” Reynolds told the Niagara Falls Review: The movie has been in a state of limbo for a while. There was such an overpowering reaction...

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Alan Moore Returns To Comics With ‘Crossed + 100′
Sep16

Alan Moore Returns To Comics With ‘Crossed + 100′

Big news in the comic book universe — legendary comic book writer Alan Moore (Watchman, V for Vendetta) is returning to mainstream American comics with Crossed +100, a new, 6-issue series set a century after the events of Avatar Press’s Crossed The comic, which will launch in December, will feature art by Gabriel Andrade. Crossed creator Garth Ennis is excited: So it turns out Jimi Hendrix wants to play in my band. He...

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Action Comics #1 Sells For Record $3.2 Million
Aug25

Action Comics #1 Sells For Record $3.2 Million

The finest known copy of Action Comics #1, featuring the first appearance of Superman, sold Sunday on eBay for a record $3.2 million. It’s the first comic to fetch more than $3 million at auction. The previous record price of $2.16 million was paid in 2011 for a copy of the same comic once owned by actor Nicolas Cage. While both are rated 9.0 by the Certified Guaranty Company, the Cage issue had “cream to off-white pages”; this one is...

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No More Origin Stories For Marvel?
Aug18

No More Origin Stories For Marvel?

Interesting post by Mario-Francisco Robles of Latino-Review, reacting to comment about Marvel‘s film direction by Devin Faraci on the latest Meet The Movie Press Podcast from Schmoesknow.com. Faraci: Marvel’s new thing is no more origin stories. So Doctor Strange’s movie no longer has an origin. It begins in media res [literary term for "in the midst of things"]. It’s got Doctor Strange all ready established as...

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‘The Flash’ — ‘My Name Is Barry Allen And I  Am The Fastest Man Alive’
Aug07

‘The Flash’ — ‘My Name Is Barry Allen And I Am The Fastest Man Alive’

  In the latest trailer for The CW’s ‘The Flash,” Grant Gustin introduces himself to the audience: My name is Barry Allen and I am the fastest man alive. That narration is a variation that appeared in nearly every issue of the DC Comics book in the...

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