In this issue, Hans Zimmer is confirmed as the composer on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. We look forward to hearing those two notes again. THEN both Marvel and DC Comics reveal their big events for 2015. We’ve already ordered the follow-up series. ALSO it’s Penny Dora and the Wishing Tree, American Legends, Humans, Arrow, The Walking Dead and more in What We’ve Been Reading and Watching.
PLUS our last-minute Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: Daredevil: Guardian Devil by (That) Kevin Smith, Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti. This is Behind the Panels.
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What We’ve Been Reading
This Week (5 November 2014): John Carter Warlord of Mars #1, American Legends #1, Humans #1, Penny Dora & The Wishing Box #1, God Hates Astronauts #3, Lobo #2
Next Week’s Highlights (12 November 2014): Superior Iron Man #1 (Tom Taylor), All-New Captain America #1, Captain American and the Mighty Avengers #1, Deep State #1 (Boom!), The Kitchen #1 (Ollie Masters/Ming Doyle), Batgirl #36, Batman #36, Django Zorro #1 (Quentin Tarantino, Matt Wagner), Lone Ranger Vindicated #1 (Justin Gray), Drifter #1,
What We’ve Been Watching
Gotham, Arrow, The Walking Dead
- DC Comics has announced their major event for 2015. Convergence will be split into forty connected two-part miniseries, each with different artists and writers. It will play out over a 9 week period in April and May next year. More on that in our Talking Point following the headlines
- Meanwhile, Marvel Comics continues its summer 2015 teases with X-Men ’92, seemingly based on the fan-favourite animated series of the 1990s
- Hans Zimmer and Junkie XL have confirmed that they will re-team for the soundtrack to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
- Peggy Carter has been confirmed to appear in next year’s Ant-Man, potentially interacting with Hank Pym in flashback sequences
- Speaking of Agent Carter, Costa Ronin joins the cast as a young Anton Vanko, the father of Mickey Rourke’s Ivan Vanko from Iron Man 2.
- Will Simmons has been drafted to script the adaptation of Boom! Studios’ Day Men for Universal
- Skyward creator and G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero artist Jeremy Dale passed away this week at the age of 34
- Finally, Marvel has also announced their big crossover event, showcasing Secret Wars: Battleworld, bringing together events and realities from across the years.
What’s DC Up to Now? Convergence vs. Yo Marvel, What’s Happening Over Here?
PLUS: a sneak preview at 2016.
Kick-Ass Pick of the Week
Daredevil: Guardian Devil by Kevin Smith, Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti.
Next Week (117): Black Hole by Charles Burns
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