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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Howard The Duck Returns!
Aug07

Howard The Duck Returns!

Howard The Duck made an awesome appearance at the end of “Guardians of the Galaxy.” And now this sensational news from Marvel: Get down, America! From the far reaches of Duckworld – he has returned! That’s right, the Master of Quack Fu takes center stage when the Howard The Duck Omnibus Hardcover returns for a brand new printing! Experience the groundbreaking adventures of this wild waterfowl all over again, or for the...

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Marvel Debuts ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Comic In December
Aug04

Marvel Debuts ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Comic In December

“Agents of  S.H.I.E.L.D” is getting its own Marvel Comics series. Issue No. 1 is scheduled for December. Eisner Award-winner Mark Waid (Daredevil) will write the done-in-one missions, teaming up with various top artists in the industry — including Carlos Pacheco (first issue), Alan Davis and Chris Sprouse. Waid told Marvel.com: [S.H.I.E.L.D.] has the best toys. And the best allies – anyone and everyone in the Marvel...

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NBC’s ‘Constantine’ — Comic-Con Preview
Jul28

NBC’s ‘Constantine’ — Comic-Con Preview

  “Constantine” is based on the popular Hellblazer comic book series about a modern-day sorcerer who, despite his cynical nature, takes it upon himself to rid the world of dark forces in an attempt to overcome his troubled past. The NBC show stars Matt Ryan as John Constantine, Harold Perrineau as Manny (Constantine’s Guardian Angel), Angelica Celaya as Zed, and Charles Halford as Chas Chandler. The producers are David...

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