The Joker: A Look At Batman’s Greatest Foe

Nearly 70 years after “Batman” #1 first hit stands, there still is really only one name that perfectly fits the Dark Knight’s greatest adversary, a villain alternately portrayed as a harmless prankster and a vicious sociopath, a man who’s equal parts deranged, goofy, psychotic and comical: the Joker. “Lightning in a bottle,” “Batman: The AnimatedContinue reading “The Joker: A Look At Batman’s Greatest Foe”

Determine The Best Superhero Ever

Imagine if the best superheroes of all-time got together for one giant showdown. It’d be a gut-wrenching, no-mercy melee. You can stop dreaming. Welcome to RedEye’s “Best Superhero” tourney, which will run over the next few weeks and determine the best superhero ever.   Selecting the field was no easy task. RedEye’s superhero selection committeeContinue reading “Determine The Best Superhero Ever”

New Wolverine Promo Photo

The new issue of Empire magazine has this new promo photo of Hugh Jackman as Wolverine for 20th Century Fox’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine, opening May 1, 2009. Directed by Gavin Hood from a David Benioff, the action-thriller co-stars Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Taylor Kitsch, Will.i.am, Danny Huston, Dominic Monaghan, Daniel Henney and Lynn Collins. LeadingContinue reading “New Wolverine Promo Photo”

Should Robin Be In Batman? Comic Legend Jeph Loeb Defends The Boy Wonder

The Internet fan community is in agreement: Do not, under any circumstances, put Robin anywhere near Christopher Nolan’s Batman universe, a world grounded in reality, where the laws of physics apply to hero and villain alike, where bullets wound and punches bruise. An acrobatic little kid in tights? Do it and I walk, Christian BaleContinue reading “Should Robin Be In Batman? Comic Legend Jeph Loeb Defends The Boy Wonder”

The Goon Coming To The Big Screen

  Dark Horse Entertainment, David Fincher and animation house Blur Studios are teaming up to bring cult comic The Goon to the big screen as a CG-animated film. Created by Eric Powell in 1999, the comic follows the adventures of a muscle-bound brawler who claims to be the primary enforcer for a feared mobster. TheContinue reading “The Goon Coming To The Big Screen”

Original Comic Book Art Appreciates

Comic-book collectors like their numbers. They know that the first issue of X-Men, which introduced Marvel’s mutant superheroes, was published in 1963 and had a cover price of 12 cents. They also know that today a copy of that issue, in near mint condition, is worth $16,500. (Parents, take note.) And while the market forContinue reading “Original Comic Book Art Appreciates”

Stephen King’s The Stand Sketchbook and Sketchbook Variant Covers

Today both The Stand Sketchbook and Sketchbook Variant will be in comic book stores. This provides your first look at September’s landmark release adapting Stephen King’s seminal novel. The covers are below.      The Stand Sketchbook Cover   The Stand Sketchbook Variant Cover

Watching the Watchmen By Dave Gibbons

Voted among Time magazine’s 100 Best Novels from 1923 to the present, a perennial bestseller over the past twenty years and widely considered the greatest graphic novel of all time, WATCHMEN is a gripping, labyrinthine piece of comic art, which has earned an acclaimed place in modern literary history. Now, you can enjoy the ultimateContinue reading “Watching the Watchmen By Dave Gibbons”

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