domenica 24 gennaio 2010

"Avatar" Overshadows "The Dark Knight"

At a worldwide gross of $1.84 billion and a $533.3 million domestic, "Avatar," a 20th Century Fox Production, is now the second highest grossing movie domestically. A spot previously held by the "Dark Knight."

'Clash of the Titans' in 3D?

Warner Bros. is deciding whether to turn Louis Leterrier’s Clash of the Titans into a 3D film.

'Avatar' Sets Overseas Record

For the sixth week in a row Avatar topped the weekend box office.

Gamewright's Nine for 2010

Best known for their children’s and family games, Gamewright does occasionally also produce titles that attract hobby game enthusiasts.

CBR Review: Doctor Voodoo: Avenger of the Supernatural, issue 4

In seeking to upend the nefarious plot of Nightmare, Doctor Voodoo reaches deep into his past to find his true power.

Superman, Supergirl and Lois Lane at the Egyptian

Just ran in to these three at the digital screening of the first two Superman films at the Egyptian in Hollywood.
— Jonah Weiland — Sent from my iPhone

Spider-senses tingling! Reboot news emerges. (Blog@Newsarama)

With the announcement of Marc Webb stepping up to the director’s chair of Sony’s Spider-man reboot last week, Heat Vision has some interesting notes about the production and the future direction the franchise will be headed. The plan for the movie is to be in the $80 million range and feature a cast of relative unknowns [...]

Awesome comic-to-film featurette preview as SURROGATES DVD release approaches!

The blockbuster film Surrogates, based on the Top Shelf graphic novel by Robert Venditti and Brett Weldele, comes out on DVD and Blu-Ray this Tuesday, January 26!

In anticipation, MTV's Splash Page blog has got an exclusive clip from one of the disc's coolest bonus features -- a 7-minute featurette delving deep into the original graphic novel! In this preview clip, you'll see interviews with both Rob and Brett, plus some amazing animated graphics that bring Brett's outstanding art to life in "motion comic" form! Don't miss it!

Could Joseph Gordon-Levitt Be The New Spider-Man?

Many directors like to work with the same actors, film after film. They know where they are with they, they known they can guarantee a performance, sometimes they’re good friends…
So for a little Sunday spurious ...

LA Comic Shop film shoot

Drove by Comicsmash on Ventura in Studio City this Sunday morning and saw a massive film shoot going on. No idea what it’s for, but looks cool.
— Jonah Weiland — Sent from my iPhone

Into the back issue box #52

You know, for such an iconic cover, this comic is kind of lousy. But does it hook the first-time reader? That's what it's all about!

Let's check out some ground rules for these posts! Okay? And ... we're off, with Green Lantern 127. The story is called "Battleground: Oa!" and it's [...]

Institute Of Contemporary Arts, Home Of ComICA, In Danger Of Closure?

To the comicognosti, the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, slap between Buckingham Palace and Trafalger Square, has held host to the myriad of comic book events that make up ComICA.
Of course it is far ...

Dark Horse Titles On Sale January 27, 2010

Dark Horse has provided previews of titles on sale this week, including the conclusion of "Predator," a new "Star Wars" omnibus, "Star Wars: Legacy" 44, the first "Blade of the Immortal" Novel, and more!

A Year of Cool Comics - Day 23

Here is the latest in our year-long look at one cool comic (whether it be a self-contained work, an ongoing comic or a run on a long-running title that featured multiple creative teams on it over the years) a day (in no particular order whatsoever)! Here's the archive of the moments posted so far!
Today [...]


Take a peek at Fantastic Four 575, Guardians of the Galaxy 22, & Secret Warriors 12, shipping Jan 27, 2010.


Take a peek at Daredevil 504, Dark Reign: Hawkeye #5, & Fall of the Hulks: Red Hulk #1 , shipping from Marvel Comics Jan 27, 2010.


Take a peek at Iron Man vs. Whiplash #3 & Iron Man I Am Iron Man #1, shipping from Marvel Comics Jan 27, 2010.

Images? Chew is now on comiXology (Blog@Newsarama)

Now appearing on an iPhone near you via comiXology, Chew Vol. 1, which collects the first five issues which also debuted this week on the New York Times Best-Seller’s list. Chew tells the story about Detective Tony Chu, is a cop that is also a Cibopath. Which means Chu gets a psychic impression from whatever he [...]

The Unwritten makes the New York Times Best-Sellers list (Blog@Newsarama)

As of this week, Vertigo’s acclaimed series The Unwritten is number 8 on the Paperback Graphic Books Best-Sellers’ list. Now, you might not think that’s a big deal, but considering the list only has two freshman titles, I think this is an amazing feat since I’m shocked people aren’t picking up this incredible story. If [...]

Neil Gaiman?s The Graveyard Book Tells Schr�dinger?s Cat To Make Room In The Box

It was only the other day that friend-of-Bleeding Cool, Brendon Connelly was asking what the latyest was with Neil Jordan’s movie adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book. Well, The LA Times reports Neil Gaiman ...

Using Traditional Comic Books In Traditional Jewish Art

The modern superhero comic book has its roots in Jewish culture and artists, before being taken on by the rest of the world and transformed into a mass market entertainment medium.
Well Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik is bringing ...

Rabbi Blames Haitian Disaster On Comic Strip

It’s good to know that it’s not just American fundamentalist Christian evangelists who make the most offensive of statements about the Haitian disaster. Jewish rabbis can also have a good stab at it themselves.
Rabbi Shafran, ...

?I?m Spartacus? But I Am Not A Graphic Novel!?

First it was Sherlock Holmes, described by producers and press releases alike as based on a graphic novel – that never actually existed.
Now it’s turn of the new TV show Spartacus: Blood And Sand airing ...

Sunday Runaround ? Punking Neil Gaiman

NeilWatch: Neil Gaiman’s punk band, Chaos, from 1976. That’s Neil, second from left…

DeCampiWatch: Comic book writer and Bleeding Cool columnist Alex De Campi has directed the latest video for Los Campesinos!, Romance Is Boring…

LocalWatch: ...