Monthly Archive: October 2013

Oct 31 2013

Oz Comic-Con 2014: Shannen Doherty and Brian Krause join ‘Charmed’ reunion in Adelaide/Perth

Earlier in the week, Oz Comic-Con announced that Holly Marie Combs would be joining the Perth and Adelaide shows to chat about Charmed and Pretty Little Liars. Now the organisers have announced that none other than Shannen Doherty and Brian Krause will join her for a proper Charmed reunion. All we need now is Alyssa Milano …

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Oct 31 2013

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of October 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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Oct 31 2013

Marvel announces ‘Winter Soldier: The Bitter March #1’ for February 2014

Because WE demanded it, at least according to the Marvel press release. Just in time for the Captain America: The Winter Soldier film next year, Bucky Barnes makes his return to the Marvel Universe for an all-new tale for All-New Marvel NOW! in Winter Soldier: The Bitter March #1 – from superstar writer Rick Remender and red hot …

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Oct 30 2013

Review: The Sandman Overture #1

Neil Gaiman’s highly anticipated return to The Sandman marks a revival of the Vertigo line, and some of the most stunning art you’ll see this year. It’s hard to believe that it has been 25 years since the debut of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman, one of the author’s first seminal works and the flagship of …

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Oct 30 2013

Local Focus – Halloween Edition: Home Brew Vampire Bullets #0

Some of the best and brightest Australian comic book talent get grim and gritty in this new quarterly anthology that mixes horror, politics and a decent dose of humour. The anthology has a long tradition on the local scene, the birthplace of many underground comix and superstar artists alike, going at least as far back …

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Oct 30 2013

AMC renews ‘The Walking Dead’ for fifth season, Telltale to reveals Season 2 trailer

In an unsurprising move, given that Season 4 has opened to record numbers, AMC has announced that they will be renewing The Walking Dead for a fifth season. The adaptation of the long-running Image Comics series debuted to over 16 million viewers on the cable channel, more when including delayed and online views, and has …

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Oct 30 2013

First trailer for ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ arrives

It’s been an exciting couple of weeks for all things in comic book film land, with the debut of the Captain America: The Winter Soldier trailer along with the international release of Thor: The Dark World. Now Fox has released the first look at mega-sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past into the wild, combining all of …

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Oct 29 2013

Local Focus: The List

As one of the first Australian graphic novels to be optioned for an international feature film, Paul Bedford‘s The List is a significant chapter for the local comic book scene. It’s certainly made a splash here in Australia, where Bedford’s regular appearances at conventions and book stores have helped push the book into the buyer’s …

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Oct 29 2013

Oz Comic-Con 2014: Holly Marie Combs and Rodger Bumpass headed to Australia

Oz Comic-Con hasn’t stop announcing guests for various shows during their 2014 nation-wide tour of the country. Our favourite ‘Con is not only expanding to five states around Australia next year, but they’ve just added two headline guests for the events that are sure to be a hit with the crowds. Holly Marie Combs will touch down …

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Oct 29 2013

Preview: First pages and cover of ‘Wolverine: Origin II’ #1

Marvel has sent out some preview pages from the upcoming Wolverine Origin II series, due out on Christmas Day 2013! The pages and cover are colour versions of the previously released Adam Kubert pencils, but for a secret as closely guarded as Wolverine’s origin, less is probably more here. Written by Kieron Gillen, the series is set …

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Oct 29 2013

Watch the first trailer for ‘Justice League: War’

DC Entertainment (via IGN) has debuted the first trailer for Justice League: War, the latest DC Universe Animated Original Movie, and the first to be based on the company’s New 52 line of relaunched comic books. The film, directed by Jay Olivia, will be based on the first Geoff Johns story arc from the current run of Justice League. Heath …

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