In this issue, more creators leave DC with the publisher becoming the star of its own villain’s month. Mark Waid buys a comic book store and Vin Diesel saves the Marvel universe. THEN Spider-man: amazing wedding planner?
All this, PLUS our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week, Saga (#1 – 12) by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
Hosted by Richard Gray, David McVay and Dave Longo.
On our next Issue: R.I.P.D by Peter M. Lenkov and Lucas Marangon.
Vintage Clip of the Week
Howard the Duck (1986)
What We’ve Been Reading/Watching
Forever Evil, The Star Wars: Lucas Draft, X-Men: Battle for the Atom
- Marvel has said that it wants a female-led superhero film in the future. Katee Sackhoff is heavily rumoured to be up for the role of Captain Marvel.
- Meanwhile, Vin Diesel has set the net ablaze with speculation, by saying that his 2016 Marvel role will lead to a ‘merging of brands’.
- Our pick of the week, Saga, has won the the award for Best Graphic Story at the 2013 Hugo Awards. Joss Whedon’s The Avengers also picked up an award.
- Spartacus actress Cynthia Addai-Robinson has been cast as Amanda Waller in the second season of Arrow.
- The legendary Marv Wolfman will take over Superboy in December, while Tony Bedard will tackle Supergirl, guest-starring the new-look Lobo.
- Mark Waid has bought a comic shop. In a statement on his website, he said “Effective immediately, you can trust me when I say I want comics retailers to thrive, because now I am one.”
- A Cleveland man has done whatever a father can by selling his copy of The Amazing Spider-man #1 for $7,900 to pay for his daughter’s wedding. He paid 12 cents for it in 1963.
- J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman have walked away from Batwoman citing ‘editorial decisions’. Marc Andreyko will be the new writer.
Pick of the Week
This week we read Saga (#1 – 12) by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples. Buy it on Amazon!
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