Daily Archives: September 10, 2012

Aquaman #12 Gets a ‘Robot Chicken DC Comics Special’ Variant Cover

Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken DC Comics Special aired last night and kicked off the Emmy-winning show’s sixth season. To commemorate the Special, DC Comics issued a special Robot Chicken variant cover of Aquaman No. 12.

TV Guide ran an exclusive first look at the variant cover and spoke with Geoff Johns about the issue:

“This is the last thing I ever thought we’d put on an Aquaman cover because it’s such a bizarre collision of worlds but I think it’s one of the best covers we’ve ever done…I just love the look on Superman’s face!” says DC Comics chief creative officer Geoff Johns, who writes the monthly comic and worked closely with Robot Chicken creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich on the special.

There is no actual Robot Chicken content inside Aquaman No. 12. “Our plot is deadly serious,” notes Johns. “It’s part 2 of our story ‘The Others,’ where we find out Aquaman belonged to an entirely different team of heroes before he joined Justice League. Now someone is picking off his old partners, one by one, and it all ties into his archenemy Black Manta. The story reveals a much darker side of Aquaman and what Atlantis was really all about.”

 

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Disney Welcomes Arrival of First Disney Baby Store at The Americana at Brand in Glendale, CA

The first Disney Baby Store “arrived” last week in Glendale, Calif., at The Americana at Brand. The newest member of the Disney family, the Disney Baby brand provides parents with essential products and information they need for “creating magical moments right from the start.”

The premiere Disney Baby Store provides an exclusive array of products to help families celebrate baby’s magical moments throughout the day such as playtime, bath time, on-the-go, getting ready, mealtime, dressing baby, baby’s first, and in the nursery.

In addition to the first store, the Disney Baby online boutique launched at DisneyStore.com/disneybaby, and a selection of Disney Baby products is also available within Disney Store locations nationwide offering families the same high-quality infant and toddler products in popular Disney character styles.

The Disney Baby Store at The Americana at Brand is located at 889 Americana Way, Glendale, CA, 91210.

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Steven Spielberg’s E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Back in Theaters on October 3rd

Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi classic E.T. The Extra Terrestrial is finally coming to Blu-ray on October 9th to coincide with the film’s 30th anniversary. The classic film will be also return to theaters for one night only on October 3rd.

Fathom Events has just announced a collaboration with Turner Classic Movies and Universal Pictures to put a digitally remastered version of the film back in theaters, and it will be the original cut that hit the big screen in 1982.

The film, playing at 2pm and 7pm local time at 560 theaters (check here for ticketing information) will have a special introduction by Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz who talks about the making of the film, including how Spielberg came up with the idea. In addition, Drew Barrymore has also shot a special segment reflecting on the film 30 years later.

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Take A Tour of The Prison From The Walking Dead

AMC has now posted a video featuring series creator Robert Kirkman giving us a private tour of the prison from Season 3, with all the details that you need when creating an abandoned post-apocalyptic location.

Based on the comic book series written by Kirkman and published by Image Comics, “The Walking Dead” stars Andrew Lincoln, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, Steven Yeun, Norman Reedus, Chandler Riggs, Lauren Cohan, Scott Wilson, IronE Singleton, Melissa McBride, David Morrissey and Danai Gurira. The series is executive produced by Glen Mazzara, Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd and David Alpert with Greg Nicotero as co-executive producer.

The Walking Dead returns Sunday, October 14 at 9pm ET/PT.

 

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Take A Sneak Peek At Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln Teaser Trailer

DreamWorks Pictures has revealed a sneak peek at the teaser trailer for Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, which will debut in its entirety during a Google+ Hangout this Thursday, September 13, 2012, at 4 p.m. PT. Check it out below!

The film, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, is a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook and Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln is produced by Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, with a screenplay by Tony Kushner, based in part on the book “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln” by Doris Kearns Goodwin.

The DreamWorks Pictures/Twentieth Century Fox film, in association with Participant Media, releases in U.S. theaters exclusive on November 9, 2012, with expansion on November 16, 2012.

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Shit Apple Fanatics Say

Scott Rose brings us the hilarious Shit Apple Fanatics Say. Watch part 1 & 2 below.


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Joe Hill’s The Cape: 1969 Hardcover Due On January 22, 2013

It’s 1969 and the war in Vietnam rages on. Captain Chase, a Medevac helicopter pilot for the US Army, is shot down over enemy territory. He and his crew are in a fight for their lives as they play a deadly game of cat and mouse with the Vietcong. But, machine guns and grenades aren’t the only frightening things hiding in the jungle.

Find out what happens in this origin prequel to the Eisner Award-nominated hit, The Cape, with story by Joe Hill and Jason Ciaramella, and art and colors by Nelson Daniel.

The 104 page hardcover ($21.99) from IDW Publishing is due on January 22, 2013.

 

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