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Batman the Killing Joke

Review: “Batman: The Killing Joke” – Not a Good Day

by Ed Liuon August 4, 2016
I am in the minority of comic book fans that was in no hurry for the fine folks at Warner Bros. Animation to adapt The Killing Joke in their direct-to-video line. It definitely reshaped the American superhero comic book industry along with The Dark Knight Returns and Watchmen, but of the three, The Killing Joke […]
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Suicide Squad SDCC Attraction Now Playable At Home

by Peter Paltridgeon August 3, 2016
During SDCC something called “Squad 360: The VR Experience” was playable on the show floor. It was a 360-degree virtual reality version of a key fight scene from Suicide Squad, seen from the perspective of Harley Quinn. It was a way for the attending cosplayers to finally, authentically be Harley without getting arrested. Now you […]

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NY Times Profiles Kevin Conroy on Reprising Batman for “The Killing Joke”

by Ed Liuon August 1, 2016
The New York Times has profiled actor Kevin Conroy, one of the definitive voice actors for Batman since the days of Batman: The Animated Series and who has played the role longer than any other actor before or since. The article focuses on his reprisal of Batman for Batman: The Killing Joke, the new direct-to-video […]

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SDCC 2016: Homecoming Is Freaks And Geeks Spider-Man Style

by Peter Paltridgeon July 24, 2016
Members of the press were shown an exclusive, tightly private series of clips from Marvels Spider-Man: Homecoming, and a lot of them noticed parallels between the early trailer and NBC’s Freaks and Geeks. For one thing, the trailer (which is not online) has an opening pan of high school yearbook photos while Joan Jett’s “Bad […]
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SDCC 2016: Black Panther Gains Its Bad Guy, New Guards And Michonne

by Peter Paltridgeon July 24, 2016
Danai Gurira, best known as Michonne on The Walking Dead, has been revealed as part of the cast of Marvel’s Black Panther movie. She’ll be playing Okoye, the head of the Dora Milaje — Black Panther’s all-female league of personal bodyguards. You most likely saw the Black Panther last spring when he starred in Captain America: […]

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SDCC 2016: You Can’t Watch This Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 Clip

by Peter Paltridgeon July 24, 2016
Marvel and Disney released an exclusive early clip from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 during their panel yesterday. Wanna see it? Well…you can’t. No one has it, because Disney refused to put it online. This is, as far as I know, the one instance of that happening this year. There was a time when […]
Comic-Conan Day 3: Suicide Squad And Star Wars Auditions

Comic-Conan Day 3: Suicide Squad And Star Wars Auditions

by Peter Paltridgeon July 24, 2016
Last night’s Conan contained one of the funniest surprises ever, as a supposed reel of potential Young Han Solo candidates displayed surprise celebrity after surprise celebrity bombing their auditions. Just when you thought you’d seen everyone, someone else showed up. This show’s got some crazy connections, apparently. That or their budget goes into the tens […]

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SDCC 2016: Brie Larson Earns The Title Of Captain Marvel

by Peter Paltridgeon July 24, 2016
We have our Captain Marvel: actress Brie Larson. The announcement was made by Marvel at SDCC today. In addition, Larson tweeted the above picture as confirmation, along with the caption “call me Captain Marvel.” Yes, ma’am! The Captain Marvel movie was announced in 2014, and director Kevin Feige announced they would be using the female […]
SDCC 2016: The Flash Borks With History

SDCC 2016: The Flash Borks With History

by Peter Paltridgeon July 23, 2016
One of the pillars of the backstory on the Flash TV series is that Barry Allen lost his mother as a kid, when the Reverse Flash killed her. He had the chance to change this at the end of Season 1, but decided “no, what’s past is past and changing it would be bad.” Last […]