Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov 29 2013

Preview: All-New Marvel Now Point One #1

We already know that Marvel’s next big phase will be the All-New Marvel NOW! that kicks off in January 2014, with well over 20 titles already announced and more on the way. As they did with the previous phase, a single issue called All-New Marvel Now Point One #1 will be released as a teaser …

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Nov 27 2013

Oz Comic-Con 2014: Georges Jeanty, David Yardin and Paul Abstruse join line-up

With the massive amount of screen and voice actors already announced, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Oz Comic-Con had forgotten the “comic” bit. With the announcement this week of three artists for Brisbane, Sydney and beyond, OCC 2014 is ensuring that the Artists Alley is filled with chances to get a sketch, chat or …

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Nov 26 2013

Mark Waid and Chris Samnee relaunch ‘Daredevil’ for All-New Marvel NOW! in March 2014

It has been a roller coaster of emotions these last few months for Daredevil fans, following the discovery that the award-winning series from Mark Waid, Chris Samnee and Javier Rodriguez would end in February with issue #36 of the current run. A glimmer of hope that it would be continued in digital form as Daredevil: …

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Nov 26 2013

Film: Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson officially join ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

While all parties have been gladly answering questions and operating under the understanding that they have been cast, Marvel has now made it officially official: Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson have joined the cast of Avengers: Age of Ultron as Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver respectively. Olsen’s involved was confirmed twice previously, by Samuel L. Jackson and by the …

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Nov 25 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 79 – Hellboy: The Midnight Circus

  In this issue, Warner tries to pick a name for the next Superman film. Maybe they should ask Marvel for help. THEN Seth Rogen is involved in a TV version of Preacher. Is the role of Arseface not available then? PLUS our Kick Ass Pick of the Week, Hellboy: The Midnight Circus by Mike Mignola, Duncan …

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Nov 20 2013

Review: A Voice in the Dark #1

Larime Taylor’s Kickstarter success story is now an ongoing series. Welcome to Cutter’s Circle. We suspect you’re going to want to stay a while. Originally Kickstarted as Dark Zoey, Larime Taylor‘s A Voice in the Dark drew the attention of such heavy hitters as Gail Simone, Michael Oeming and a stack of other creators around …

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Nov 19 2013

First look at Hayao Miyazaki’s new samurai manga

The anime world mourned the “retirement” of Hayao Miyazaki earlier this year, with the announcement that The Wind Rises would be his last feature film as a director. For the legendary founder of Studio Ghibli, retirement has an entirely different meaning, with Japan’s NHK Professional series interviewing the 72-year-old creator about his latest projects. We can already …

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Nov 19 2013

TV: ‘The Flash’ set for own pilot, first images of Grant Gustin as Barry Allen in ‘Arrow’

Deadline is reporting that The Flash will now have its own dedicated pilot, rather than the previously announced “back-door pilot” in Arrow. Grant Gustin is set to appear as Barry Allen in the December 4th episode of Arrow, “The Scientist”, and early reports are indicating that the CW bigwigs are pleased with the results. As such …

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Nov 18 2013

TV: AMC developing ‘Preacher’ series with Seth Rogen

The Internet creaks and groans and once again heralds the arrival of a new series of reports that AMC are developing a television series based on the Vertigo series Preacher. Adding fuel to the fire are the tweets of Seth Rogen. His first post was the vague confirmation that he is working on something: Looks …

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Nov 18 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 78 – Avengers: Endless Wartime

In this issue, DC continues to tease the 5 years later event. Maybe the gimmick this time is good stories. AND Elizabeth Olsen is the Scarlet Witch. Her brother Quicksilver sure is a lucky guy. THEN it’s all the latest reviews, news PLUS our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week, Avengers: Endless Wartime by Warren Ellis and Mike McKone. …

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Nov 13 2013

Comics: ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot from James Robinson and Leonard Kirk in February 2014

Exactly a year after rebooting Fantastic Four with Matt Fraction and Mark Bagley, Marvel has announced that they will release a rebooted reboot under the All-New Marvel NOW! banner. James Robinson, who recently departed Earth 2 for DC, will write the series, with art from Leonard Kirk. The series promises a return to New York …

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