All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Comics’

James Spader Cast as Next ‘Avengers’ Villain

After the Joss Whedon-directed The Avengers proved a hit with audiences, all eyes have been focused on Marvel for details on what fans can expect from the next Avengers movie. At Comic-Con this year Whedon revealed the title for the next movie: Avengers: Age of Ultron. In the months that have followed, speculation has run rampant about how Ultron, a …

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New Star Wars Comic to Adapt Lucas’ First Draft

Many Star Wars fans would argue that the screenplays for the newest Star Wars movies could have used a few more drafts, but almost all of them would consider changes to the original Star Wars movie to be sacrilege. It’s an amazing phenomenon, then, that Star Wars has become so popular that even George Lucas’ early drafts of the movie …

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Amazon Launches Jet City Comics, Will Reprint George R. R. Martin’s Comics

You’re never spoiled for choice when it comes to comic publishers, but it is pretty hard to compete on the level of DC and Marvel. Amazon thinks it has what it takes, however, with its new imprint. Amazon Publishing announced today the launch of Jet City Comics. It’s a new imprint dedicated to comics and graphic novels from some of …

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New Batman Mythology is Coming to Comics

The Associated Press is reporting that Batman will be getting some new backstory in an upcoming story arc to be written by Scott Snyder. Though key elements of Bruce Wayne’s past will not be changed (his parents will still have been murdered) the character’s growth from Bruce Wayne to Batman will receive a makeover. The 11-part story will detail Bruce …

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Superman And Batman Come Together In New Comic Series

Superman and Batman have an interesting dynamic together that’s been explored numerous times in DC fiction over the years. One of the best examples was when Batman and Superman teamed up in World’s Finest to take down a partnership between The Joker and Lex Luthor. Now DC is bringing them back together for a new series. DC Comics announced this …

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Peter Parker Death Has Fans Divided

Peter Parker, otherwise known as Spider-Man, dies in the latest issue of the long running comic series. It’s not too surprising either as both Marvel and DC have been killing off characters to only resurrect them in later reboots and retellings. The surprising part is how Peter Parker was killed, and that has some fans not too happy with Spider-Man …

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Superman Planet Found: Krypton Pinpointed by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Just weeks after his alter-ego Clark Kent quit the Daily Planet, Superman is getting help from a real-life astrophysicist to pinpoint the location of his home planet. In an Action Comics #14 story titled “Star Light, Star Bright,” famous astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium Neil deGrasse Tyson will help Superman find Krypton “on its final day of existence.” …

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Winsor McCay Comic Little Nemo Celebrated with a Google Doodle

Today, Google is treating us to a fantastic Doodle celebrating the 107th anniversary of famous American cartoonist Winsor McCay and his strip Little Nemo in Slumberland. McCay was born in 1869 (although this date is debated) in Spring Lake, Michigan. His career as a cartoonist and animator produced work that’s been said to have influenced other high-profile minds in the …

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A Closer Look At The New Bill Gates Comic

As recently reported, the new Bill Gates comic from Bluewater Productions is available. Having had a chance to peruse it, I can now offer you a closer look, in case you’ve yet to pick one up. The comic begins “sometime in the future,” with robots talking to each other in binary code. One of them simply asks, “Creator?” Then, some …

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Spiderman Faces His Greatest Foe Yet – Science

Everybody loves superheroes because it lets us suspend our disbelief and wonder – could that really happen? In most cases, the answer is unfortunately no. There’s no way we could accrue the disposable income and rock hard body to become Batman. Likewise, there’s no way we could gain new abilities just by being bitten by a genetically modified spider, or …

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The Bill Gates Comic You’ve Been Waiting For Is Now Available (Google, Dorsey Comics On The Way)

Bluewater Productions announced that its new Bill Gates comic, ““Bill Gates: Co-Founder of Microsoft,” is now available in stores and online. The description says: He has been called the sultan of software and the master of the modern PC. Follow the life of William Gates from his early days writing basic code, through the rise of Microsoft, to his current …

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Geek Mashups Make Puppies Go Awwww

Mashups, versus, and what ifs are what drive the typical comic lovers conversations and arguments. But what happens when the mashups that you contemplate and argue about are so cute that you want to snuggle them to death? The odds of this happening are real slim right? Well Kazakhstan native Evgeny Yakovlev has tried his best to answer this question …

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