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Netflix Announces New Series For The Punisher

by Alex Beanon April 29, 2016
With the success of its Marvel-sourced Daredevil series, Netflix has announced that they will be going ahead with a new spinoff series for “The Punisher” as well. The new series will star Jon Bernthal in the role of vengeance-minded Frank Castle, who was introduced in the second season of the current “Daredevil” series. No release […]
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G-Con UK Gundam Fan Convention Postponed To September

by Grant Whiteon April 24, 2016
Originally planned for this April, Leeds based Gunpla importer Japan-Cool have updated the official website for the G-Con UK Gundam fan convention to reveal the event has currently been postponed to this September, citing issues with securing a venue and time needed to secure rights from Sunrise for screenings at the event. An ambitious attempt […]

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“Gundam The Origin III” Premiere & Mika Akitaka At MCM London Comic Con This May

by Grant Whiteon April 24, 2016
MCM London Comic Con have announced that in partnership with Anime Limited and Sunrise the May convention will play host to the EU premiere of Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin III: Dawn of Rebellion. Following from the second episode which Anime Limited premiered at last year’s October event (in addition to a Gundam focus panel), […]
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Ranking The Batmans

by Todd Blackon April 17, 2016
Batman. The Caped Crusader. The Dark Knight. The World’s Greatest Detective. For over 75 years this character has been portrayed in innumerous ways, and has inspired generation after generation so much that he keeps coming alive in new and fascinating ways. Thus, he has been played by many, many, people both in live-action and animation. […]

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Confirmed: Mark Hamill & Kevin Conroy to Star in “Batman: The Killing Joke”

by Dan Collinson March 15, 2016
Comic Book Resources has confirmed that Mark Hamill and Kevin Conroy will star in the new DC Comics animated movie Batman: The Killing Joke. Hamill also confirmed it through his Twitter page. Based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland, the story involves the origin of one of Batman’s best known and […]
This comic image released by Archie Comics shows Veronica, left, Archie, center, and Betty, characters from the Archie's comic book series. Archie Comics announced Thursday that Warner Bros. will produce a live-action film based on the comic's characters, including Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead. It will be the first feature film for the 72-year-old comic. (AP Photo/Archie Comics)

Archie Finally Nails Veronica In Riverdale

by Alex Beanon February 27, 2016
Well, it’s not like that. It’s not like that at all! The CW’s upcoming pilot episode of “Riverdale” – based on the Archie comic books of yore – had cast all the major characters except for Veronica. That omission has now been rectified with the casting of Camila Mendes as the other half of the […]

This comic image released by Archie Comics shows Veronica, left, Archie, center, and Betty, characters from the Archie's comic book series. Archie Comics announced Thursday that Warner Bros. will produce a live-action film based on the comic's characters, including Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead. It will be the first feature film for the 72-year-old comic. (AP Photo/Archie Comics)

Meet The New Archie Of Riverdale – KJ Apa

by Alex Beanon February 25, 2016
The cast for the upcoming pilot episode of “Riverdale” – the CW rebooted update of the classic “Archie” comic book series – has begun to take shape with New Zealand soap opera star KJ Apa cast as Archie. Apa’s experience consists almost entirely of his appearance the last two years in NZ soaper “Shortland Street”. […]
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Appeals Court Upholds Superman Rights

by Dan Collinson February 19, 2016
The Hollywood Reporter reports that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the decision from the rights to Superman between the estate of Jerry Siegel and Warner Brothers. On February 10, 2016, the judges have agreed that in 2001, the widow of Jerry Siegel transferred the rights to the character to Warner’s subsidiary DC […]

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Ninja Turtle Board Game Burns Up Kickstarter

by Peter Paltridgeon February 3, 2016
IDW will be putting out Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows of the Past, a brand new board game themed around the original comic book versions of the Heroes in a Half-Shell….but they’re requesting a bit of your help. A Kickstarter has been launched to complete funding for the game. We can debate whether or not […]
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Next Omakase Box Takes To The Stage With Vocaloid Characters

by Grant Whiteon February 3, 2016
Following on from entries covering Kill la Kill and Naruto, the third merchandise box in Viewster’s bi-monthly subscription service will focus on the cast of the Vocaloid games/multi-media franchise. Shipping March 25th the next Omakase box will include a range of exclusive merchandise focussed around popular characters including Hatsune Miku and Megurine Luka. This includes […]