Monthly Archive: April 2013

Apr 30 2013

Iron Man 3 rocks $17.5 million in 5 days in Australia, watch two clips from online

Australian audiences have already flocked to see Iron Man 3, achieving a 5 day cume of $17.5 million! To celebrate, Disney has sent over some of their favourite scenes, the first one introducing the vulnerability of Tony Stark. With the second showcasing the amazing special effects with Iron Man playing Barrel of Monkey’s at a high …

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Apr 30 2013

Joss Whedon talks Avengers 2, Thanos and Robert Downey Jr

The folks at DesdeHollywood managed to chat with Marvel Cinematic Universe architect Joss Whedon at the Iron Man 3 premiere, and got his opinions on potentially replacing Robert Downey Jr, the villains of The Avengers 2 and his views for the future. After speaking about not worrying about replacing RDJ for the next chapter, he goes …

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Apr 29 2013

FCBD 2013: What to grab this Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day, held the first Saturday in May every year, is designed to attract new readers to the wonderful world of comics by giving them some…for free! For the rest of us geeks, its a great chance to get some exclusive titles that usually aren’t available outside the promo day. The FCBD has …

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Apr 28 2013

Graphic Bits Reviews: Amala’s Blade #1, Batman Incorporated #10, East of West #2, Guardians of the Galaxy #2, Judge Dredd: Year One #2, Talon #7 and X-Termination #2

Don’t have time for full reviews of comics? Then check out Graphic Bits: bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. This week (24 April 2013) is huge! We’ve got the first chapter of Steve Horton and Michael Dialynas’s mini-series Amala’s Blade #1 (Dark Horse), Grant Morrison …

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Apr 26 2013

Behind The Panels Issue 55 – Iron Man 3

In this issue, we talk about the hours we’ve spent playing Injustice: Gods Among Us, and what else we’ve been reading. Then we look at the Thor: The Dark World trailer, all the latest headlines and our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: (what else?) Marvel’s  Iron Man 3. On our next Issue we will be joined by special guest Nima Afshar …

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Apr 26 2013

Review: Jupiter’s Legacy #1

One of the most highly anticipated releases of the year hits shelves with the all-star team of Millar and Quitely. What will be its legacy? Mark Millar’s work has always been intriguing, although it would be fair to say that some ideas have their limits. Undoubtedly strongest in the shorter formats of mini-series, the scribe …

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Apr 24 2013

Movie News: Guardians of the Galaxy casting, Daredevil returns and Snyder for Justice League?

Along with the release of Iron Man 3 and the trailer for Thor: The Dark World, the Marvel movie universe continues to expand with some exciting casting news, along with the return of prodigal son Daredevil. Meanwhile, DC seems to be getting its act together by bringing Zack Snyder on board for Justice League. Maybe. The …

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Apr 24 2013

First trailer for Thor: The Dark World

With Iron Man 3 now in cinemas (see our full review here), we also get our first look at the second chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe – Phase 2. It’s an old-fashioned family reunion, and all the gang’s invited! Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as …

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Apr 24 2013

Film Review: Iron Man 3

Marvel’s Cinematic Universe kicks off Phase 2 in style as Tony Stark has his biggest adventure to date. “Things haven’t been the same since New York,” confesses Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) to a stressed Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow). He is of course talking about his intergalactic battle alongside friends in the Big Apple, but …

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Apr 23 2013

Behind The Panels One-Shot – The J.P. Kalonji Interview

This week, Richard had the opportunity to chat with J.P. Kalonji, who is about to release the graphic novel Ningen’s Nightmares, a follow-up to his 2009 breakthrough release for Dark Horse, 365 Samurai and a Few Bowls of Rice. J.P. Kalonji is an artist based in Geneva, Switzerland. He began his professional career in 1992 …

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Apr 20 2013

Thor: The Dark World poster debuts

With Iron Man 3 only days away from cinema releases around the world, Marvel Studios has released the first official look at Thor: The Dark World via the release of the poster. According to USA Today, Kevin Feige said about the poster: It’s rare that you have a poster that is just Chris Hemsworth shooting …

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