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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 […]

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 […]

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”. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]