In this issue, we report back on Oz Comic-Con Melbourne, and our chats with Bill Farmer and Phil Jimenez. THEN we bring you some extraordinary television news and look at the Harvey Award nominations. PLUS our Kick-Ass Picks of the Week: a Chris Claremont ’82 double of Wolverine with Frank Miller, and bonus book X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills with very special guest, writer Chris Claremont himself!
On our next Issue: The Wolverine Movie
Your Hosts: Richard Gray and David McVay
Vintage Clip of the Week
Spider-man and His Amazing Friends – “The Origin of Iceman” (1982)
What We’ve Been Reading/Watching
Justice League: Trinity War
- Justice League: War will be the next DC Animated Original Movie. It will follow Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox and be based on Geoff Johns’s New 52 versions of the series
- Vin Diesel has been meeting with Marvel for an undisclosed role. What could it be? Stay tuned for Comic-Con…
- The news that nobody expected: Alan Moore’s The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen gets a TV put pilot order at Fox
- Arrow: Season 2 adds actress Summer Glau in a major villain role. She’s best known for Firefly and Terminator: The Sarah Conner Chronicles
- Marvel’s Agent’s of S.H.I.E.L.D. will debut on Tuesday, September 24 on Disney’s ABC
- DC Comics plans a new Harley Quinn ongoing series for November from the dynamic duo of Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner.
- IDW has announced a new Star Trek: Khan comic series for October, telling the origin story of the Star Trek Into Darkness version of the character
- Dynamite has got the rights to Robotech, and will be releasing a crossover comic with Voltron for the latter’s 30th anniverary
- Matt Fraction is bringing the Inhumans back to the Marvel Universe in a big way in December with the new series Inhuman, spinning out of Infinity
- Kick-Ass 2 director Jeff Wadlow has been tapped to direct an X-Force film, expanding Fox’s X-Men cinematic universe
- The Harvey Award nominations have been announced. Hawkeye and Saga lead the pack with 7 nominations a piece.
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Pick of the Week
This week we review Wolverine and X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills with a special interview with Chris Claremont recorded at Supanova Sydney, June 2013.
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