Monthly Archive: July 2013

Jul 31 2013

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of July 2013

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, where the covers tell a story of their …

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Jul 31 2013

Grant Morrison gives more ‘Wonder Woman: Earth One’ details

Last month, Grant Morrison discussed reworking Wonder Woman for his new Elseworlds graphic novel Wonder Woman: Earth One with the media. There he spoke about his annoyance with the character in the past, and how he was dipping back into the original William Moulton Marston stories for his inspiration. Today, he spoke with USA Today, and has revealed a few …

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Jul 31 2013

Oz Comic-Con 2014: Jason Momoa and Chris Judge added to Brisbane/Sydney

Oz Comic-Con has announced that actors Jason Momoa and Chris Judge have been added to the new Brisbane and Sydney legs of our favourite ‘Con next September. Momoa is perhaps best known for his roles in Stargate: Atlantis, Conan and Game of Thrones, while Judge is most recognisable from his recurring role as Teal’c in Stargate SG-1. …

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Jul 31 2013

Watch ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ viral video online, plus new Sentinel photos

The viral campaign for X-Men: Days of Future Past is in full swing, as trask-industries.com gets a major update of photos and a video. According to the site: In 1973, Trask Industries introduced the first Sentinel production model, the Mark I. Bolivar Trask’s groundbreaking research in AI, robotics and autonomous ballistic systems laid the foundation …

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Jul 31 2013

TV News: ‘The Flash’ live-action coming to CW, ‘Amazon’ put on hold

Deadline brings the exciting news that in the wake of the success of Arrow, a live action series based on The Flash will be fast-tracked (pun intended?) to the CW network in the next year. It will come from the Arrow creative team of team of co-creators Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg and the pilot is expected to be directed …

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Jul 31 2013

Preview: X-Men: Battle of the Atom #1

If you aren’t event-ed out enough already, Marvel has provided an early preview of their upcoming crossover series, X-Men: Battle of the Atom #1. It seems to feature the Sentinels quite heavily, which another story we’re running with this morning does as well. A nice bit of cross-promotion, we think. Marvel is pleased to present …

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Jul 30 2013

GRAPHIC 2013: Grant Morrison, Gerard Way, Art Spiegelman and Dave McKean at Sydney Opera House in October

Returning for another year is GRAPHIC, a weekend of graphic storytelling, animation and music at the Sydney Opera House on 4 – 7 October. This year’s lineup includes an all award-winning line-up of Grant Morrison, ex-My Chemical Romance frontman and writer Gerard Way, the legendary Art Spiegelman and artist Dave McKean. There’s even a live …

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Jul 30 2013

WIN: Australian graphic novel collection from Milk Shadow Books and Madman (CLOSED)

To celebrate Madman partnering with Milk Shadow Books, the independent Australian comics and graphic novel publisher, Behind the Panels has a set of four books to give away to our fans. Thanks to both Milk Shadow Books and Madman, we have copies of the brand new 2-volume collection of YOU STINK AND I DON’T, Australia’s long-running underground …

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Jul 30 2013

Preview: First look at ‘Infinity’ tie-in Avengers #18

With the Marvel Universe gearing up for the Infinity, they have sent over a preview for an upcoming Avengers tie-in issue from Jonathan Hickman and Leinil Francis Yu. It’s nice to see the Cosmic Universe back in full swing. We also like the little details, such as the bobble-head bear on the dash of the ship. …

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Jul 29 2013

Behind The Panels Issue 66 – The Wolverine

In this issue, it’s a huge week of news following the San Diego Comic-Con. PLUS a comic book sequel to Fight Club, and we remind you about some upcoming events. PLUS our Kick-Ass Picks of the Week: The Wolverine, the latest film in the Fox X-Men franchise from director James Mangold. On our next Issue: The …

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Jul 29 2013

Box office: ‘The Wolverine’ opens to $141.1 million worldwide

Despite a high number of positive reviews than its predecessor (including our own), The Wolverine has taken less than anticipated at the US box office but opened stronger internationally. Coming Soon indicates that the film still topped the charts and opened at an estimated $55 million in 3,924 theaters. This is lower than the estimated $75 …

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