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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 […]
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)

The CW Picks Up Riverdale For Pilot

by Alex Beanon January 30, 2016
The CW network has picked up “Riverdale” for a pilot episode this year and potential series next year. “Riverdale” – the hometown of the iconic “Archie” comic book series – is set in the present day and based on the Archie Comics characters, primarily Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead and their friends, who explore small town […]

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DC Publishing New Reinventions Of Classic Hanna-Barbera Characters

by Peter Paltridgeon January 28, 2016
Look out, cartoon traditionalists: DC is about to revise and revamp the most beloved cartoons of the Baby Boomer generation for the 21st century. The results have been published by Entertainment Weekly, and……If there was ever a time for George Takei to walk into the room and utter his deepest, bellowing “Oh MYYYYYYY,” it’s now. […]
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MCM Comic Con Continues EU Expansion In 2016 With Hannover And Brussels Events

by Grant Whiteon January 27, 2016
With their London event standing as the world’s current third largest comic convention and similar events being held across the UK, MCM have announced their continued expansion into continental Europe with two new events. Already hosting events in Stockholm and Malmo, MCM Hannover Comic Con will be hosted 4th-5th June at Hannover Messe and MCM […]

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Jonah Hex Gets A Name – Johnathon Schaech

by Alex Beanon January 19, 2016
Johnathon Schaech has been cast as bounty hunter and Clint Eastwood lookalike Jonah Hex in the CW’s superhero series “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”. Hex will make his debut in an upcoming episodes of CW sister series “The Flash” and “Arrow”. “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” premieres on the CW at 8 p.m. on Thursday, January 21, […]
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Netflix Adds The Punisher Spinoff

by Alex Beanon January 17, 2016
Streaming service Netflix will add a spinoff series featuring “The Punisher” comic book anti-hero. No firm date has been established for the debut of the series but an early 2017 date seems most likely. This will be the first series devoted to the comic book character, but three movies focusing on the Punisher and his […]