Comics, Etc.

Viewster’s Omakase Anime Subscription Launches With “Kill la Kill” Themed Box

by Grant Whiteon October 7, 2015
Following on from a period of beta testing, Viewster have this week launched their Omakase subscription service to the public. Costing $29 for a bi-monthly subscription and currently available in America, Canada & the UK, the service will offer a specially themed and selected box of anime/Japanese merchandise every two months in addition to ad […]

Tricia Helfer Added To Powers Cast

by Alex Beanon October 6, 2015
Tricia Helfer [“Battlestar Galactica”] has been added to the cast of “Powers” for its upcoming second season on Sony’s PlayStation TV. Helfer will play the role of FBI Special Agent Lange in the comic book-based series. Season Two of “Powers” is currently scheduled to air in early 2016.


Lucifer Adds Kevin Rankin

by Alex Beanon October 5, 2015
The cast of the upcoming Fox television drama series “Lucifer” has added Kevin Rankin [“Breaking Bad”] in the role of Malcolm Graham, a LAPD detective. “Lucifer” is based on the Vertigo comic book series where the “Lord of Hell” gets bored with the underworld and decides to pay the City of Angels a visit for […]

ABC Goes Into Damage Control With Marvel

by Alex Beanon October 2, 2015
ABC’s television division has selected Marvel’s comic book series “Damage Control” as a possible candidate for a live-action comedy series next year. Based on Marvel’s comic book series of the same name, the television version follows the travails of the crew who have been given the “privilege” of cleaning up after the exploits of the […]

agents of shield

Watch The Opening Scene From Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Season Three

by Peter Paltridgeon September 28, 2015
Tomorrow the third season of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD begins on ABC, and to whet appetites, the network has posted the opening sequence from the upcoming season online in its entirety. This season’s running plotline will involve the emergence of other Inhumans besides Skye and Raina. Turns out the Terrigen Crystal material from last season […]

“Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin II” To Receive World Premiere At MCM London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon September 27, 2015
Anime Limited have announced plans to present a special ‘MCM Loves Anime’ film festival the Saturday of next month’s MCM London Comic Con (23rd-25th October), an off shoot of AL’s involvement with the annual Scotland Loves Anime event. The centrepiece of the event will be the world premiere of Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin II: Artesia’s […]


Hawkman And Hawkgirl Unveiled By CW

by Alex Beanon September 11, 2015
The CW network has officially taken the wraps off of Hawkman and Hawkgirl – unveiling the pair of superheroes for their upcoming mid-season “Legends of Tomorrow” spinoff series from their popular “Arrow” and “The Flash” comic book-based series. “Legends of Tomorrow” will focus on a time traveler named Rip Hunter, who gathers various superheroes over […]

World Premiere of “The SpongeBob Musical” in Chicago on June 7, 2016

by Ed Liuon September 1, 2015
World Premiere of Broadway Bound The SpongeBob Musical in Chicago Co-Conceived and Directed by Tina Landau Book by Kyle Jarrow Music Supervision by Tom Kitt Performances Begin on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 Limited Engagement through Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Broadway In Chicago’s Oriental Theatre The World Premiere of The SpongeBob Musical will begin performances […]

Over the Garden Wall

“Over the Garden Wall” on DVD September 8, 2015; Comic Mini-Series in August; “For Sara” Cassette in September

by Ed Liuon August 24, 2015
Cartoon Network Brings Fans Even More Over the Garden Wall All-New DVD Loaded with Bonus Features, Four-Issue Comic Series from BOOM! Studios and Limited-Edition Cassette from Mondo Available this Fall Cartoon Network’s first miniseries Over the Garden Wall charmed audiences during its network run in November 2014, and this fall, fans can go even deeper […]

Gundam UK Fan Convention Under Planning For 2016

by Grant Whiteon July 22, 2015
Japan-Cool, a Leeds based seller for imported ‘Gunpla’ plastic models from the popular Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, have announced plans for a UK Gundam fan convention titled G-Con to be held in 2016. The focus of the event is currently planned to cover such community events as cosplay, movie screenings, a cafe and sales/tutorials of […]