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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Jan 20 2015

Behind the Panels Issue 125 – Teen Titans: Earth One

Welcome to Behind The Panels Issue 125, the comic book show that comes with a power ring in specially marked packs. This week, Time Warner has announced a superhero themed casino opening in a Chinese resort. Because if there’s one thing Batman loves, it’s gambling addiction. ALSO it’s reportedly trouble aboard the Fantastic Four set. Insiders …

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Jan 19 2015

Oz Comic-Con 2015: It’s Freddy vs Jason as Englund and Kirzinger head to Perth and Adelaide

OZ COMIC-CON season kicks off in Perth and Adelaide in just a few months, and the organisers have pulled out the big guns (or should we say blades): horror legends Robert Englund and Ken Kirzinger, better known as Freddy Krueger and Jason Vorhees from the Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th films. It’s been over …

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Jan 17 2015

The Court of Owls hit Gotham in ‘Batman Vs Robin’ trailer

DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation has released (via IGN) the first trailer for BATMAN VS ROBIN, the next film in the DC Animated Original Movie line. This marks the first time the New 52 villains The Court of Owls have been brought to life. Created by Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo in 2011, the timeless organisation …

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Jan 17 2015

Marvel teases the All-New, All-Different Avengers for May 2015

Big changes are coming at Marvel, and it looks as though the Avengers line-up will be getting a reshuffle come May 2015, just in time for a certain blockbuster event film. With the news that Jonathan Hickman’s Avengers and New Avengers will come to an end in April with issues #44 and #33 respectively, the …

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Jan 16 2015

Oscars 2015: ‘Birdman’, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ and ‘Big Hero 6′

The 87th Academy Award Nominations for the 2015 Oscars were announced today, with Birdman the clear leader of the pack with 9 nominations. Comic book adaptations Guardians of the Galaxy, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Big Hero 6 also given Oscar nods. BIRDMAN was the easy favourite with nominations for Best Picture, Original …

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