PLUS our Kick-Ass Picks of the Week: The Wolverine, the latest film in the Fox X-Men franchise from director James Mangold.
On our next Issue: The List by Paul Bedford
Hosted by Richard Gray and David McVay
Vintage Clip of the Week
Spider-man and His Amazing Friends – “A Firestar Is Born” (1982)
What We’ve Been Reading/Watching
Justice League Dark: Trinity War, Hawkeye Annual #1
- A sequel to Man of Steel has been announced. Directed by Zack “Snack” Snyder and written by David S. Goyer, it is likely to be titled Batman vs. Superman.
- Meanwhile, Marvel has announced that the Avengers sequel will be called Avengers: Age of Ultron. However, writer/director Joss Whedon has confirmed it will not be based on the comic of the same name.
- On the small screen, Arrow: Season 2 sees actress Caity Lotz join as Dinah Drake/Black Canary. Also joining are Michael Jai White and Kevin Alejandro, playing villains Bronze Tiger and Sebastian Blood respectively.
- In comics news, Kieron Gillen and Adam Kubert will team up from November for Wolverine: Origin II, a sequel to the 2002 mini-series series.
- Marvel are releasing something called Revolutionary War, a limited series written by Andy Lanning and Alan Cowsill,in January 2014. It promises a return of Marvel UK characters and the Marvel UK imprint.
- Marvel will launch two new X-Men series: Amazing X-Men by Jason Aaron and artist Ed McGuinness, and Longshot Saves The Marvel Universe
- Writer Chuck Palahniuk has announced that he is working on a sequel to Fight Club…in graphic novel form!
- The SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show returns on 10 August 2014. Offering cosplay, artist alleys and more, check their website for more details.
- The Eisner Award winners were announced, with Saga, Hawkeye and Building Stories all big winners. (Full list can be found here).
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Pick of the Week
This week we review the new film The Wolverine, here is the trailer that was played on the show:
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