Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 29 2013

Behind the Panels One-Shot – The Larime Taylor Interview

This week, Richard and David had the opportunity to chat with California-based writer/artist Larime Taylor, creator of the upcoming ongoing comic series, A Voice in the Dark. The thriller is mixed with a hefty dose of inky black comedy, described by Terry Moore as “Strangers in Paradise meets Dexter“.  Already a Kickstarter success, the new series offers …

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Sep 28 2013

TV News: Alanna Masterson joins ‘The Walking Dead’, Dylan Neal as Ivo in ‘Arrow’, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Episode 2 clip

There’s been lots of television news this week, with Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. opening to 12.12 million viewers, the highest network debut in four years. We also heard word that Constantine and Batman-inspired Gotham will be making their way to network TV over the next few years. A flurry of announcements and clips have now followed, …

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Sep 28 2013

Marvel announces new She-Hulk series for February, teases NYCC announcements

All week, Marvel has been sending the press teaser images from upcoming new titles from the likes of Brian Michael Bendis, Sara Pichelli, Jonathan Hickman, Nick Spencer, Dan Slott, Mike Allred, Rick Remender, Stuart Immonen and more. They’ve also confirmed that in February, She-Hulk makes her All-New Marvel NOW! debut in a  new series from the creative team …

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Sep 27 2013

DC Comics to bring ‘Constantine’ series to NBC

 Following the announcement earlier this week that Gotham, a series based on the Batman universe, would be coming to Fox, The Hollywood Reporter has announced that NBC has a pilot for Constantine in the works. David S. Goyer and The Mentalist executive producer Daniel Cerone will write the script for the first episode that will appear on the network. …

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Sep 26 2013

‘Runaways’ may be part of Phase 3 of Marvel Cinematic Universe

As far back as the release of Iron Man, Marvel had announced plans to release a film based on Runaways, based on the Brian K. Vaughan comic of the same name. Iron Man 3 co-writer Drew Peace, in a chat with the Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith (via The Hollywood Reporter) said that while there were definite plans for adapting …

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Sep 25 2013

Jim Gordon takes the lead in ‘Gotham’ series for Fox

In what Deadline are calling “one of the biggest drama deals this season”, Fox has won the bid for Gotham, a series set in the titular city that will explore the early days of Batman’s Jim Gordon. It will be helmed by Warner Bros. TV and The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller, with a series commitment already in place. Presumably hitting …

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Sep 25 2013

Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ delayed in Australia, still fast-tracked from October

The debut of Joss Whedon’s new TV series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. comes on the back of the multi-billion dollar box office hits The Avengers and Iron Man 3, and debuted in the US today to great anticipation, passing 1 million Facebook fans before the show had even screened. However, Australian fans will have to …

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Sep 23 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 73 – S.H.I.E.L.D.

In this issue, AMC announces a Walking Dead spin-off. Oh, good: a series that doesn’t feel the need to follow the comic book. Warner has also announced that DC Entertainment will be the backbone of their release calendar. We guess that makes Ben Affleck the hairpiece. THEN Joss Whedon rewrites parts of Thor: The Dark World. We’re …

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Sep 23 2013

Watch Christian Bale cosplay as Val Kilmer in ‘Batman Begins’ audition video – with Amy Adams!

With the The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition Blu-ray due out in the US this week, a few bits and pieces have begun to emerge from the super extra bonus features that will be found on the 6-disc set. The set features 90 minutes worth of new extra features on a bonus disc, including an interview between …

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Sep 21 2013

Preview: Doc Ock returns in ‘Indestructible Hulk Special’ #1 in October

The Doctor is in this October as the Arms of the Octopus crossover event continues in Indestructible Hulk Special #1  – and the Hulk has something to say about it! From the creative team of Mike Costa and Jake Wyatt, comes the return of one of the Marvel Universe’s most nefarious super villains. But how is Doc Ock alive?! …

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Sep 19 2013

Joss Whedon rewrote parts of ‘Thor: The Dark World’

According to SFX Magazine, Joss Whedon has been parachuted in from his bunker aboard a Helicarrier to rewrite some of the troublesome scenes from Thor: The Dark World. The incredibly busy writer/director of the forthcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron and next week’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. proves the old adage ‘once a script doctor, always a …

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