Jan 30 2015

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of January 2015

Each month, hundreds of comics are released to stores for the hungry masses of fans around the world. To stand out on the shelves, you have to put the great art up front. You can judge a book by its cover.  Welcome back to our continuing monthly column. Last year was a huge year for comic book covers …

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Jan 30 2015

LEGO announces ‘Marvel’s Avengers’ video game and 3000 piece SHIELD Helicarrier set

It’s a big day for LEGO Super Heroes fans, with the announcement not only of a new LEGO MARVEL’S AVENGERS video game for “fall 2015″, but a massive 3000 piece set based on the S.H.I.E.L.D. HELICARRIER from the Marvel Cinematic Universe due out in March 2015. We would advise you to start saving your pennies now. The video …

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Jan 28 2015

Oz Comic-Con 2015: ‘Buffy’ reunion with Emma Caulfield, Nicholas Brendon & Amber Benson in Perth/Adelaide

Good news for Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans today as OZ COMIC-CON announced that they are bringing out EMMA CAULFIELD and NICHOLAS BRENDON to join the already announced AMBER BENSON for a Buffy reunion in Adelaide and Perth this April. Brendon, who is best known for his role as Xander Harris on Joss Whedon’s cult …

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Jan 28 2015

The first ‘Fantastic Four’ trailer is here

After months of inactivity, it’s a veritable flood of FANTASTIC FOUR as 20th Century Fox drops the first trailer for Josh Trank’s reboot of the franchise. The results are somewhat mixed. It begins with the same vague voiceover and range of cornfields that many modern trailers have opened with, but opens into something a little …

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Jan 27 2015

First official look at ‘Fantastic Four’ costume design

After what seems like an eternity of speculation about 20 Century Fox‘s FANTASTIC FOUR reboot, we finally get a first official look (of sorts) at some of the costuming thanks to Collider. It marks our first official look at anything from the film to date. In an interview with director Josh Trank and producer/screenwriter Simon …

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Jan 26 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 126 – Awkwood

Welcome to Behind The Panels Issue 126, the comic book show that comes from a land down under, where women glow and men ponder…why the women are glowing. In this issue, Marvel announces they are ending all their universes. It seems like a pretty extreme way to get rid of Spider Island, but who are …

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Jan 24 2015

Local Focus: Melbourne Comics Quarterly #1

The cream of the Melbourne comics crop is on display in a new anthology launching just in time for Australia Day. The Melbourne comics scene is soaring at the moment, so much so that it was the subject of last year’s fine documentary Graphic Novels! Melbourne from filmmakers Daniel Hayward and Bernard Caleo. As the …

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Jan 22 2015

Film Review: Kingsman – The Secret Service

Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons’ comic shoots stylishly out of the gates, and it is guaranteed that minds will be blown. The prospect of Kick-Ass director Matthew Vaughn re-teaming with creator Mark Millar was already a glee inducing prospect, as the combination had previously produced one of the most kinetic translations of a modern comic book in recent …

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