Mar 17 2014

Behind the Panels Issue 92 – V for Vendetta


Behind-the-Panels-Cover-Art-Iss92Welcome to Issue 92 of Behind the Panels, the comic book show that forgot the 5th of November.

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

News Headlines

  • 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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