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”

Kevin Smith Has Seen The Dark Knight And Raves About It

Director Kevin Smith just saw The Dark Knight and he raved about it on his blog. He says: “Courtesy of Peter Sciretta over at SlashFilm.com, I caught an early screening of “The Dark Knight” yesterday evening. Without giving anything away, this is an epic film (and trust me: based on the sheer size and scopeContinue reading “Kevin Smith Has Seen The Dark Knight And Raves About It”

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