Monthly Archive: December 2013

Dec 29 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 84 – Panels Awards 2013

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. Live from the Moya Crescent Memorial Podcast Studio, welcome to issue 84 of Behind the Panels, the comic book podcast that has its own awards ceremony.  This is the First Annual Behind the Panels Awards. Your Hosts: Richard Gray, David McVay and David Longo. In this issue, we honour the …

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Dec 29 2013

Behind the Panels Awards 2013 – Nominations

The inaugural Behind the Panels Awards, celebrating the best in comics from around the world in 2013, will be recorded LIVE TO HARD-DRIVE at the Moya Crescent Memorial Theatre, and podcast from 29 December 2013. Join hosts Richard Gray, David McVay and David Longo as we count off our favourites from the last 12 months, …

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Dec 22 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 83 – Father Christmas

Welcome to issue 83 of Behind the Panels, the comic book podcast that jingles your bells and hides a nip of brandy in our long-boxes. Your hosts: Richard Gray, David McVay and David Longo. In this special festive issue, Paul Rudd is Ant-Man while Joseph Gordon-Levitt forms a protective barrier against the insects as Sandman. …

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Dec 19 2013

Paul Rudd is Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’

The Wrap is reporting that Marvel Studios has cast actor Paul Rudd as its Ant-Man, the lead in the forthcoming film from director Edgar Wright and co-writer Joe Cornish. The film is set for release on 31 July 2015, and forms the start of Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Coming only a few …

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Dec 18 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 82 – The Adventures of Barry Ween, Boy Genius

In this issue, it’s graphic novels galore, mid-season finales and enough Spider-man films to make you moist. PLUS our Kick Ass Pick of the Week, The Adventures of Barry Ween: Boy Genius by Judd Winick. Next Week: Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs. Your Hosts: Richard Gray, David McVay and Dave Longo   If you are an iTunes user, subscribe for free …

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Dec 17 2013

Charles Soule to replace Matt Fraction on ‘Inhuman’

Marvel has announced that the new writer of Inhuman, one of them flagship titles that will launch out of the current Inhumanity event. Charles Soule will replace originally solicited series writer Matt Fraction. This follows the announcement a few weeks ago that Inhuman had been delayed from January to April 2014. “Years ago, young(er) Charles …

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Dec 13 2013

Oz Comic-Con 2014: Billie Piper heading to Perth and Adelaide

Following the excitement of the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special, The Day of the Doctor, the organisers of the Oz Comic-Con are very excited to add actress Billie Piper to the convention line-up. This marks her first appearance at an Australian convention. In addition to her role as Rose Tyler/Bad Wolf/The Conscience of The Moment …

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Dec 12 2013

Marvel announces ‘X-Men: No More Humans’ original graphic novel from Carey and Larocca

Marvel has announced a brand new Original Graphic Novel called X-Men: No More Humans. Due out on 7 May 2014, the 128-page volume will be written by Mike Carey (X-Men) with artist Salvador Larroca (X-Men, Invincible Iron Man) tackling the interior art. Marvel it touting this as the first original X-Men graphic novel since Chris Claremont’s seminal …

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Dec 12 2013

DC Comics launches weekly Five Years Later event with ‘The New 52: Futures End’

What’s DC up to now? We saw glimpses of it before via a DC All-Access video last month, but now DC Comics has officially announced the Five Years Later event to the Associated Press. The event will kick off on Free Comic Book Day in May 2014, with a weekly series to follow shortly afterwards …

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Dec 11 2013

Marvel and ABC announce ‘Castle: Unholy Storm’ original graphic novel

Marvel has announced the May release of Castle: Unholy Storm, a 112-page hardcover that ties into the ABC Studios series Castle starring Nathan Fillion. Writer Cullen Bunn and artists Robert Atkins and Will Sliney will bring the fictional author’s works to life in what is rapidly becoming a meta spiral. The return of the Marvel original graphic …

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Dec 10 2013

Preview: Marvel’s ‘Revolutionary War: Alpha’ #1

It’s the return of Marvel UK! originally founded in 1972 as an imprint of the Marvel mothership, it eventually produced original material from people you may have heard like Alan Moore, John Wagner, Dave Gibbons,Steve Dillon and Grant Morrison. Of course, it was the UK exclusive Captain Britain Weekly from Chris Claremont that the imprint became most famous for, and …

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