Month: February 2018

Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and artist Leinil Yu will relaunch Captain America on July 4 as part of Marvel Comics’ “Fresh Start” initiative. Alex Ross will provide covers. Coates, the acclaimed journalist and author who relaunched Black Panther in 2016, made the announcement this morning in his column for The Atlantic. He’ll continue to write Black
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Producer Benjamin Melniker, one of the Batman film franchise’s biggest champions, passed away February 26 at age 104. According to Deadline, Melniker and producing partner Michael Uslan purchased the rights for Batman in 1979. From then on, Melniker worked as producer on almost every Batman project, from Tim Burton’s classic 1989 film through to last
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Forget everything you thought you knew about Fox’s The New Mutants, because the X-Men spinoff is reportedly set to undergo some pretty big changes. A new reports indicates the extensive reshoots planned for this summer will see another character added to the film’s cast. Initially announced for release in April, director Josh Boone’s horror-tinged movie
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The game company Haregake and CLAMP’s Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card are teaming up to bring fans the chance to help Kinomoto Sakura solve a few interesting riddles! Haregake is known for their real life riddle games, which are held in various locations around Japan like amusement parks and shopping centers. This time around, from Mar.
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For the annual New York Toy Fair, Hasbro went all-out once again with a presentation covering each of its collector-oriented properties. We got to see brand new offerings from Marvel and Star Wars up on screen, before heading downstairs to see them with our own eyes (and cameras). Hasbro also spoke about the recent deal
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Marvel Studios concept artist Andy Park has revealed a glorious look at an earlier version of Black Panther’s King T’Chaka, but this time he’s adorned with the cape we’ve seen the Wakandan superhero wear in the comics over the years. RELATED: Black Panther Week 2 Box Office Breaks Another Set of Records This look throws back to modern
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Filming on Valiant’s Bloodshot film, which stars Vin Diesel in the title role, will reportedly begin this May. Production will take place at Origo Film Studio in Budapest, Hungary and in Capetown, South Africa, according to Omega Underground. However, it’s possible that shooting on Furious 9 may affect that schedule, as it’s currently unknown when filming will
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John Rogers, one of the writers on 2004’s Catwoman, has called the box-office bomb a “shit movie” and detailed some of his experiences on the film. Rogers’ barrage of tweets came in response to a statement from conservative commentator DC McAllister who, trying to call Michelle Obama out on her statements about Black Panther, said “Michelle Obama says
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In addition to announcing several changes to its primary Previews catalog, Diamond Comic Distributors has revealed plans to distribute a separate Previews Magazine solely dedicated to DC Comics. The top-selling publisher will no longer be featured in the main Previews catalog — instead, its comics and merchandise will be showcased in a separate magazine, which
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ReedPOP, the organizers of such events as Emerald City Comic Con and New York Comic Con, have announced Comic Con Africa, a comic book-focused convention slated to be held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Center in South Africa. The convention will run from Sept. 14 to Sept. 16. Comic Con Africa
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Usagi Yojimbo enjoys a distinction that not many comic book titles can claim: it has had 225 consecutive issues written and drawn by one creator, Stan Sakai. The creator-owned title has reached the territory of series such as Dave Sim’s Cerebus and Erik Larsen’s Savage Dragon. If you include his various miniseries like Space Usagi,
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Artist/writer Chris Samnee announced Friday morning that he’s reached the end of his Marvel Comics contract, with Captain America #700 in April being his final project with the publisher. After working at Marvel for the last 10 years, Samnee will look to pursue other opportunities, though he did not state whether that will include work-for-hire or creator-owned
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Constantin Film has reportedly hired Umair Aleem to write Danger Girl, the adaptation of the action-spy comic created by J. Scott Campbell and Andy Hartnell. Aleem wrote the 2015 film Extraction, starring Kellan Lutz, Bruce Willis and Gina Carano, and he recently sold his action thriller Kate to Netflix. RELATED: Danger Girl in Development For
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Sailor Moon is set to launch an all-new attraction at Universal Studios Japan next month, and fans can now get a look at the Sailor Soldiers in their 3D incarnations! Sailor Moon: The Miracle 4D is a 4D movie attraction that is part of a larger event celebrating “Cool Japan” pop culture. Other popular titles
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Diamond Select Toys came to this year’s New York Toy Fair with an intent to blow folks away with its incredibly detailed action figures and statues. With licenses that include upcoming sure-to-be blockbusters, beloved classics and comic book favorites, the company fulfilled its mission of giving fans of all genres something to look forward to
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Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has cast its Father Blackwood, tabbing British actor Richard Coyle to portray the role. Coyle is best known for the Amazon series The Collection and the Hulu series Hard Son. According to Deadline, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina‘s Father Blackwood will be the High Priest of the Church of Night and the Dean of the Academy of
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