In this issue, Warner casts the new Wonder Woman. Sorry fans, it’s not Nathan Fillion. Meanwhile, Fox announces X-Men: Apocalypse. We predict all the characters will be Wolverine. THEN its the first trailer for The Amazing Spider-man 2. PLUS our Kick Ass Pick of the Week, Power Girl by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Amanda Conner.
Next Week: The Adventures of Barry Ween: Boy Genius by Judd Winick
Your Hosts: Richard Gray, David McVay and Dave Longo
Vintage Clip of the Week
What We’ve Been Reading/Watching
New Releases (4 December 2013): Inhumanity #1, Green Arrow #26, Avengers Annual #1, Velvet #2, HBVB ONE
TV: The Walking Dead (“Too Far Gone”), Arrow (“The Scientist”)
- Bryan Singer and Fox have announced X-Men: Apocalypse, a new film set for May 2016. There’s no other details on casting or plot just yet.
- Meanwhile, Fox has hired writer Simon Kinberg to work with Mark Millar to create a “Marvel Studios style” universe across the Fantastic Four and X-Men movies
- Speaking of Mark Millar, Millarworld will release Starlight in May through Image Comics, which Millar describes as Buzz Lightyear-meets-Unforgiven
- Fast and Furious star Gal Gadot has been announced as Wonder Woman in Zack “Snack” Snyder’s Batman Vs. Superman
- Marvel Comics announces a solo series for Magneto coming in March from Cullen Bunn and Gabriel Hernandez Walta
- Peyton Reed is on board to direct an adaptation of Dark Horse Comics’ The Fifth Beatle, about the life of Brian Epstein
- Magician David Cooperfield has filed to register the trademark DC for, among other things, “comic books, comic strips, cartoon strips, children activity books, [and] story books”. How does that work?
- Finally, the trailer to The Amazing Spider-man 2: The Rise of Electro was released this week. Let’s have a little peek:
Kick Ass Pick of the Week
This week we read Power Girl (#1 – #12) by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Amanda Conner. Buy it online and support the site.
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