Pepe the Frog creator Matt Furie is taking steps to reclaim his creation. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Furie — who created Pepe as a “peaceful frog-dude” — has filed a copyright lawsuit against InfoWars in California federal court. Before becoming a wide-spread meme, Pepe the Frog was originally envisioned as a laid-back amphibian that says,…
March 07, 2018
Legendary X-Men comics writer Chris Claremont, who collaborated with artist John Byrne on the seminal “Dark Phoenix Saga,” says he wishes Jean Grey had remained dead. In comic books, it is an unwritten rule that only Peter Parker’s Uncle Ben and Bruce Wayne’s parents are truly, permanently dead. Speaking to SYFY WIRE, the acclaimed X-Men…
March 06, 2018
Following his release from prison last summer in Marvel’s The Defenders, Luke Cage is back in the teaser for the second season of his Netflix series. The 26-second promo arrives this morning with a release date, June 22, and a helpful rundown of the hero’s powers: can’t be burned, blasted, or broken. And anyone who…
March 06, 2018
The (self-proclaimed) world’s first virtual YouTuber Kizuna AI has been appointed as the first ambassador for a Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) campaign titled “Come to JAPAN”, which aims to increase American tourism to Japan! With this, JNTO hopes to increase fans’ interest in visiting Japan through her online reach on YouTube and various social…
March 06, 2018
Until recently, Tom Cruise was in the running for the secondary male lead role in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. However, as Cruise is currently preparing to jump into Top Gun 2 (aka Top Gun: Maverick), it seems the concurrent summertime filming schedules have caused a conflict. Because of this, filming for Top Gun: Maverick is…
March 06, 2018
With Marvel’s Jessica Jones finally set to return for its second season on Netflix later this week, the cast has begun to tease what we can expect, including series newcomer Janet McTeer. The Academy Award-nominated actress was first announced as part of the Season 2 cast nearly a year ago. At the time, the only…
March 06, 2018
Another picture of Zachary Levi’s Shazam costume has hit the internet, and this one shows the front of the suit. Shazam! is currently filming on location in Toronto, which has led to multiple leaked images surfacing from the set. Just last week, we got our first look at the titular character’s costume from behind. Now Batman-News.com has…
March 06, 2018
Dark Horse Comics has announced a new graphic novel anthology from Neil Gaiman and Mark Buckingham titled Likely Stories. The announcement follows on the heels of the reveal that DC Comics will launch a Sandman Universe line as part of its Vertigo imprint, based on the seminal series and overseen by Gaiman. Buckingham is known for having…
March 06, 2018
In 2016, French cartoonist Pénélope Bagieu published Les Culottées, a two-volume series that offered short biographical sketches of impactful women from around the world and throughout history. One year later, the world exploded with the #MeToo movement, as women everywhere exposed the sexual abuse and systemic mistreatment that they all experience, in ways large and…
March 06, 2018
Rampage, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, has moved its release date up a week in light of news that Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War would be doing the same. Warner Bros. has moved Rampage up from its original date of April 20 to April 13 to give the film a cushion before Infinity War takes over the box office. RELATED: Rampage’s Spoiler-Filled…
March 06, 2018
WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for last week’s episodes of Star Wars Rebels, “Wolves and a Door” and “A World Between Worlds,” which aired Feb. 26 on Disney XD. Last week’s episode of Star Wars Rebels saw the return of fan-favorite character Ahsoka Tano, with Ezra Bridger reaching back in time to Season 2 to seemingly…
March 06, 2018
The biggest mystery of Star Wars isn’t the origins of Supreme Leader Snoke, or even Luke Skywalker’s actual plan for saving Han Solo in Return of the Jedi, but rather how every character in that galaxy far, far away can seemingly understood chirping droids, roaring Wookiees and an assortment of other aliens, all without the…
March 05, 2018
The Man of Steel may have met his maker in the closing moments of 2015’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, but DCEU mainstay Henry Cavill is currently very much alive and well, both on and off the big screen. That being said, it certainly came to Cavill’s surprise when a simple Google search indicated that the 34-year-old British…
March 05, 2018
Air Gear’s Ogure Ito, known professionally as “Oh! great”, will adapt Nisio Isin’s popular light novel novel Bakemonogatari into a brand new manga set to begin serialization with Weekly Shonen Magazine 2018 vol. 15, to be released Mar. 14. The announcement was teased with a visual released in mid-February, which featured an illustration of the…
March 05, 2018
SPOILER WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for director Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, in theaters now. Rian Johnson may have killed off Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but that hasn’t deterred the man who played the character since 1977, Mark Hamill, from believing that the Jedi is still alive…
March 05, 2018
It’s Sunday at Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, and Marvel wrapped its convention programming with the “Next Big Thing” panel, featuring several of its high-profile creators filling in fans at the Washington State Convention Center on the latest in their books. On the panel: Creators Donny Cates, Charles Soule, Kris Anka, Ed Brisson, Matthew…
March 05, 2018
Some new promo art has hit the Internet, and it might spoil which character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has the Soul Stone after all. Reddit user Suprxeme posted the art online, which depicts several heroes superimposed over the Infinity Stones. The picture is from the movie tie-in novel, IncrediBuilds: Marvel: Infinity Gauntlet Deluxe Book and Model Set. Infinity…
March 05, 2018
Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in San Francisco, CBS CEO Les Moonves discussed Star Trek: Discovery, and the serialized approach to the latest TV Trek outing. Moonves insisted that the show wouldn’t be quite as serialized if it was on broadcast television. “Star Trek could have gone on CBS, it…
March 04, 2018
Twenty-five years ago, it was Morphin Time for the first time, and BOOM! Studios will celebrate the quarter-century anniversary with June’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Anniversary Special one-shot, announced Saturday at Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle. CBR has details. The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Anniversary Special is set to commemorate 25 years since the…
March 04, 2018