Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug 31 2013

New costume for Wonder Woman in ‘Justice League: War’ preview

A sneak peek at Justice League: War, the next DC Universe Animated Original Movie, has revealed a costume change for Wonder Woman. The film, directed by Jay Olivia, will be based on the first Geoff Johns story arc from the New 52 version of Justice League. Publicist Gary Miereanu tweeted the image of Wonder Woman, …

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Aug 31 2013

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of August 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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Aug 31 2013

Official: Bradley Cooper to voice Rocket Raccoon in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Following speculation last week, Marvel has officially confirmed that Oscar-nominee Bradley Cooper will voice Rocket Raccoon in the upcoming James Gunn film Guardians of the Galaxy. This now gives us a complete cast listing for all of the main heroes in the film. In a separate interview with Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige in Empire indicates some of …

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Aug 30 2013

Gestalt announces ‘Broken Line #1’ from Andrew Constant and Emily Smith

Gestalt Comics have just announced a brand new book from Australian writer Andrew Constant and artist Emily Smith called Broken Line. It will be available through Comixology and other digital vendors “soon”. The recently launched Facebook page for the book is scant on details, but contains the intriguing tagline “The Land Never Ends, The Screams Never …

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Aug 30 2013

Win: Iron Man 3 Blu-ray and prize pack from Disney (CLOSED)

Robert Downey Jnr returns as the ingenious Tony Stark in this year’s must see blockbuster. Thanks to Disney, Behind the Panels is celebrating the release of Iron Man 3 on DVD, Blu-­Ray and 3D triple play by giving away 3 awesome prize packs that include the Blu-ray and some awesome merchandise! After finally settling down with girlfriend Pepper Potts (Academy Award …

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Aug 30 2013

Amanda Waller to appear in ‘Arrow’ Season 2

SpoilerTV (via SuperHeroHype) has reported that the character of Amanda Waller is set to appear in the second season of Arrow, the Green Arrow adaptation that has been a big success for the CW. She would join a rapidly growing cast of DC Comics characters set to appear in the show. According to the source, …

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Aug 30 2013

Marvel casts James Spader as Ultron in ‘Avengers’ sequel

Marvel has just announced that Emmy Award-winning actor James Spader has been cast as Ultron, the main villain in the blockbuster sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron from writer/director Joss Whedon. This is the first bit of new casting news on the highly anticipated film. Perhaps putting to bed rumours that J.A.R.V.I.S. (voiced by Paul Bettany) …

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Aug 29 2013

Graphic Bits Reviews: Captain Marvel #15, Lazarus #3, New Avengers #9, Sex #6 and Thanos Rising #5

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 (28 August 2013) at Captain Marvel #15 and New Avengers #9 (both Marvel) tie into Infinity, Image brings back Lazarus and Sex, and the …

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Aug 29 2013

DC Comics hardcover and trade paperbacks solicitations from June to August 2014

DC Comics (via their blog) have released a full list of their trade paperbacks and hardcovers being released from June 2014 through to August 2014. Some of highlights include: Batman: Arkham Asylum Living Hell Deluxe Edition HC, from Dan Slott and Ryan Sook. The 2003 miniseries introduced a number of characters, including Jane Doe (reintroduced …

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Aug 29 2013

Graphic Bits Reviews: Justice League #23, Batman Inc Special #1 and Batman/Superman #3

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 (28 August 2013) at DC Comics, it’s a conclusion of sorts to the “Trinity War” in Justice League #23, while Batman Incorporated Special #1 …

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Aug 28 2013

Vin Diesel on Groot in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, plus “fresh IP” for Marvel in 2016/2017

In two separate interviews on the Riddick junket, Vin Diesel has been quite chatty about playing Groot and his relationship with Marvel Studios. The actor has all but confirmed his appearance as the Monarch of Planet X in Guardians of the Galaxy, out next year from director James Gunn. Speaking with THR, he states that he …

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