Behind The Panels Issue 102 – Locke and Key: Welcome to Lovecraft

Behind the Panels Issue 102 - Locke & Key

Welcome to Behind the Panels Issue 101, the comic book show that wishes it was in San Diego right now. In this issue, Comixology releases its comics from the shackles of digital rights management, and there was much rejoicing. THEN Ultron gets angrier, Tyler Durden is back, lots more Guardians of the Galaxy on the way …

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SDCC 2014 Highlights: 10 things that excite us

SDCC 2014 Montage

  So that is this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego done and dusted, and whether you could be there or not, we stand by our belief that the Monday following such an event should be declared a geek public holiday. That should go for all ‘Cons actually. The sheer amount of news leading up to and coming …

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SDCC 2014: Marvel announces ‘Spider-Woman’, Mark Waid’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’

Spider-Woman #1 - Greg Land

At the Women of Marvel and the Next Big Thing panels, Marvel announced new Spider-Woman launching out of the Spider-Verse event and a S.H.I.E.L.D. comic series from Mark Waid. S.H.I.E.L.D. is coming from superstar writer Mark Waid, with Agent Phil Coulson as the lead character. Carlos Pacheco will handle the art duties for the debut issue, with a rotating …

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SDCC 2014: Marvel confirms ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ for 28 July 2017

Matt Ferguson's Guardians of the Galaxy (Poster Posse)

Marvel Studio’s highly anticipated panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego officially announced Guardians of the Galaxy 2 for 2017. In an announcement made via satellite from London, James Gunn and Chris Pratt took to Hall H’s screen. “How much trouble would I get in if I just told them Guardians of the Galaxy 2 was coming out?” Gunn …

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SDCC 2014: First photo of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice - Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman

At a panel in Comic-Con International in San Diego today, Warner revealed the first photo of Gal Gadot as the Amazonian warrior the world will come to know as Wonder Woman in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. With previous photos already released of Batman (Ben Affleck) and Superman (Henry Cavill), this completes the traditional “Trinity” of …

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SDCC 2014: Thor and Hulk complete ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ concept posters

Avengers: Age of Ultron - Ryan Meinerding poster

All week, Marvel has been releasing concept poster art for Joss Whedon’s Avengers: Age of Ultron at the Comic-Con International in San Diego. At last, the final two pieces of the puzzle, featuring Thor and Hulk, have been revealed, unveiling a scene of utter chaos and a robot orgy of violence. It’s brilliant, right? Directed by Joss …

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SDCC 2014: Eisner Award winners announced

Eisner Awards 2014

One of the highlights of the annual Comic-Con International in San Diego is the announcement of the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards. The winners of the 2013 Eisner Awards were announced at a gala ceremony held during Comic-Con International: San Diego. Once again Saga was a big winner, with wins for Best Continuing Series, Best Writer for Brian K. Vaughan and Best …

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SDCC 2014: James Gunn to write and direct ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel

Chad Woodward Guardians of the Galaxy poster

Guardians of the Galaxy is almost upon us, and given we’ve already given it a perfect 10/10 review, it comes as no surprise that James Gunn will be writing and directing a Guardians of the Galaxy sequel. Nicole Perlman, who wrote an early draft of Guardians of the Galaxy and is listed as a co-writer, revealed …

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SDCC 2014: Hawkeye, Quicksilver and Vision on ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ posters

Avengers: Age of Ultron - Quicksilver poster

San Diego Comic-Con is on now! Marvel are unveiling two posters a day for Joss Whedon’s Avengers: Age of Ultron. These latest ones feature Hawkeye and Quicksilver, and we can see a bigger picture coming together as well. One of the big surprises was seeing a small depiction of Vision, looking pretty close to his classic look, hovering in …

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SDCC 2014: Marvel adds Captain America and Black Widow ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ concept posters

San Diego Comic-Con starts this weekend. In addition to two earlier posters and the Ant-Man poster that Marvel are making available, they’ve also unveiled two more Comic-Con posters featuring Black Widow and Captain America for Joss Whedon’s Avengers: Age of Ultron. Once again featuring featuring the spectacular artwork of Captain America by Ryan Meinerding as well as Andy Park on Black …

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SDCC 2014: Marvel reveals ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Scarlet Witch and Iron Man concept posters

Avengers: Age of Ultron - Iron Man poster

San Diego Comic-Con hasn’t even started yet and the goodies keep coming. In addition to the Ant-Man poster that Marvel are making available, they’ve also unveiled two exclusive Comic-Con posters featuring Andy Park and Ryan Meinerding art for Avengers: Age of Ultron. A note for those attending the ‘Con: be quick. According to Marvel: “Make sure …

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