In this issue, Kevin Smith is back writing comics. Expect the first issue this year, and the second sometime in 2017. THEN Captain America is set to go head-to-head with Batman and Superman: it’s the most expensive game of chicken ever. PLUS our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: V for Vendetta by Alan Moore and David Lloyd. This is Behind the Panels.
Next Week (Issue 93): Dr. Strange: The Oath by Brian K. Vaughan and Marcos Martin
Vintage Clip of the Week
The Adventures of Superboy (1966) – The Black Knight
What We’ve Been Reading
This Week (12 March 2014): Avengers Undercover #1, Captain Marvel #1, Secret Avengers #1, Batman #29, Batgirl #29, Justice League of America #13, Monster & Madman #1 (Steve NIles mini-series), Mercenary Sea #2, All New X-Men #24
Next Week (19 March 2014): All-New Ghost Rider #1, Daredevil #1, Ms. Marvel #2, Winter Soldier: The Bitter March #2, Rocky & Bullwinkle #1 (IDW), A Voice in the Dark #5, Noah HC, Sovereign #1, Forever Evil: A.R.G.U.S. #6, Justice League #29, Harley Quinn #4, Witcher #1 (Dark Horse), Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 10 #1, American Vampire: Second Cycle #1
- Kevin Smith, Ralph Garman and Ty Templeton will join forces for an upcoming crossover between DC’s Batman ’66 and Dynamite’s Green Hornet.
- Marvel and DC have been shut out of the February bookstore charts, with Walking Dead, Attack on Titan, Saga and other indies dominating the Top 20!
- Boom! has announced a first look deal with Cartoon Network for comics and graphic novels
- Marvel have announced a series of short documentaries at SXSW called Tales to Astonish. Starting with Civil War, they aim to put major Marvel stories into a wider context.
- The Goon and Dream Thief return in Dark Horse’s June solicitations
- Marvel studios will release Captain America 3 on 6 May 2016, lining it up against Batman Vs. Superman!
- Marvel’s next Infinite Comic will be Marvel Universe: Ultimate Spider-Man. The 24 part digital comic will see headline creators Eugene Son, Matt Kindt, Cullen Bunn and Tim Seeley writing.
- New Zealand-born Rose McIver, best known as playing Tinker Bell on ABC’s Once Upon A Time, has been cast in the lead role of Olivia “Liv” Moore on The CW and Warner Bros. TV’s loose adaptation of iZombie
- 300: Rise of an Empire, based on Frank Miller’s unpublished graphic novel, took $45 million in its opening weekend, with an estimate $147 million worldwide at the time of recording.
Kick Ass Pick of the Week
This week we read V for Vendetta by Alan Moore and David Lloyd.
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