Comics, Etc.

SDCC2015: Universal Cable Productions Reveals Development Slate

by Peter Paltridgeon July 8, 2015
Universal Cable Productions has revealed its development slate for the coming year, and they seem to be hooked on graphic novel adaptations right now. It’s appropriate enough for Comic-Con, but of course the genre isn’t a necessity to get into the show anymore. In the 1970’s a hit comic book named El Pantera was turned […]

SDCC2015: Here’s Who Will Be In Attendance At Marvel’s SDCC Booth

by Peter Paltridgeon July 8, 2015
Earlier Marvel shared what they would be selling at Comic-Con. Now they’ve provided us with a few paragraphs detaining various events, plus special guests that fans can meet and chat with at the Marvel booth. The roster includes actors from Marvel’s current network shows (no one from Daredevil, sorry), several artists and writers, and it […]

Marvel Unlimited

SDCC2015: During SDCC, Access To Marvel Unlimited Costs A Penny

by Peter Paltridgeon July 8, 2015
Can’t make it to San Diego Comic-Con? You may not be able to acquire a T-shirt with Ant-Man in the pocket, but you can take advantage of this: in honor of the event, Marvel is discounting the access fee to their digital comics archive, Marvel Unlimited, from now until July 20. For those who make […]

SDCC2015: Skylanders SuperChargers Shifts into High Gear at Comic-Con

by Peter Paltridgeon July 7, 2015
The Skylanders franchise will have a big presence at Comic-Con this weekend. Just try to find a booth without ’em. The Skylanders show floor booth (#121) will be the first locale in the world where fans can get their hands on the new Skylanders SuperChargers Dark Edition, as well as the Wii U exclusive figures […]


Bryan Konietzko Announces “Threadworlds”

by Peter Paltridgeon July 7, 2015
You may know Bryan Konietzko and his creative partner Michael Dante DiMartino for the creation of Avatar: The Last Airbender, one of the greatest cartoon shows of all time (this has been proven by science) and its sequel The Legend of Korra, which wrapped up last year. Since then, people have wondered what the pair are […]

SDCC2015: Dark Horse Comics Producing Dragon Age Comic By Greg Rucka

by Peter Paltridgeon July 6, 2015
Today, Dark Horse let one of their SDCC announcements out early: a new limited series based on a popular game franchise. BioWare’s Dragon Age series of roleplaying games is getting a comic spinoff later this year, and the story is being written by rising legend Greg Rucka. If you’re unfamiliar with Rucka’s work, rectify that […]


Review: “Batman Beyond” #1, “Bat-Mite” #1, and “Bizarro” #1 – DC is Go for (Re-)Launch

by Ed Liuon June 15, 2015
The impact of DC Comics’ latest “everything you thought you knew was wrong” re-vision/re-vamp/do-over is smashing together the future world(s) of the DC Universe as we knew it before (which involved stuff like the Legion of Super-Heroes and a whole lot of glorious Jack Kirby fever dreams) with the world of the Batman Beyond animated […]

Vision of the Future of Gotham with Dan Jurgens and Bernard Chang on “Batman Beyond”

by Ed Liuon June 12, 2015
In 1999, Warner Bros. Animation blasted off into the future of Gotham City with Batman Beyond, turning Bruce Wayne into a bitter old man who takes in young Terry McGinnis as his protege in crime-fighting, with Terry donning a powered super-suit to become the new Batman. The series was extremely popular during its three-season run, […]

Popsicle Teams With Marvel To Bring Out The Flavor Force This Summer

Popsicle Teams With Marvel To Bring Out The Flavor Force This Summer

by Alex Beanon June 5, 2015
Marvel does comic book superheroes and Popsicle does, well, popsicles – so the collaboration of the two means, of course, popsicle superheroes – specifically, Ace Cherry, Popsicle Pete and Mandy Orange, who battle the evil Lord Weathervane for flavor world domination…or something. Nine digital comics based on the characters will be released beginning June 21, […]

New Star Wars Issue Reveals Big Change To Official Canon

by Peter Paltridgeon June 3, 2015
The next issue of Marvel/Disney’s new Star Wars comic book is out, and……oh, oh dear. If you plan on reading the issue, you should probably avoid reading this and all other instances of reports on this which are blanketing the Internet as we speak. Just avoid it until you read the issue, and then come […]