venerdì 29 gennaio 2010

Zac Efron in 'Fire'

Zac Efron is attached to exec produce and star in a feature film based on Brian Michael Bendis’ graphic novel Fire.

CBR Review: Daredevil, issue 504

Diggle’s dialogue and de la Torre’s art are both great, but the plot is very weak, mechanical, and clichéd.

Preview: Star Wars Adventures vol. 3

The movie The Empire Strikes Back shows us only a small portion of Luke Skywalker's Jedi training under the tutelage of Master Yoda. In this story, witness a never-before-seen part of that training as Luke is given the task of finding-and retrieving-an object guarded by the deadliest creatures on the swamp world of Dagobah: the monstrous dragonsnakes!

This is the most harrowing, dangerous, and muddiest mission that Luke has ever faced!

* Luke Skywalker trains to become a Jedi Knight with Master Yoda!

* The Star Wars Adventures series are parent friendly and perfect for younger readers as well as longtime Star Wars fans.

Warren Peace Lists Act-i-vate Primer Best Of 2009 - by Dean Haspiel 01/29/2010

Dean Haspiel added a blog post titled "Warren Peace Lists Act-i-vate Primer Best Of 2009".

Global Freezing Strip 0062 (Blog@Newsarama)

Find out more about Global Freezing here on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays or at

Steven T. Seagle is Keynote Speaker at CHDI

IDW Celebrates "The Art of Steve Ditko" with DitkoWeek

Archaia and Jim Henson Company Announce First Fraggle Rock Comics

Angoul�me ? A Few Snapshots?

How many people in the Angoulême bars can you see tonight wearing red Spirou hats? As the drinking begins, here’s an earlier look at Angoulême today, all pretty, like;

Photos courtesy of CBCebulski, SaintCav, haverholm and ...

Mark Waid is Evil Again, IRREDEEMABLE SPECIAL Proves It

BOOM!'s E-i-C has a story to bridge Irredeemable and Incorruptible, and it's coming in the form of a Special this April

So Far So Good With The Losers

I was just watching the first trailer earlier here on Comic Book Resources' front page, and so far, the trailer at least gives off the impression of a pretty faithful adaptation of Andy Diggle and Jock's fun Vertigo series, The Losers.

WXM: Fate of the Future Clip 1

This February, Marvel Animation and Lionsgate bring Wolverine fans the fourth DVD installment from Nicktoons Network's hit animated series Wolverine And The X-Men. Check out this preview clip featuring Nightcrawler and the Scarlet Witch as they fight their way through Mojoworld from the upcoming DVD!


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The Weekly Watcher: January 29, 2010

Alexa Mendez rocks out to the new AC/DC video filled with Iron Man 2 footage, an exclusive after-hours tour of the Marvel HQ, and much more!


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Matthew Vaughn Makes a "Kick-Ass" Movie

With the first volume of "Kick-Ass" coming to a close this week, CBR News presents a conversation with Matthew Vaughn, the director who adapted Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr.'s superhero comic book for the big screen.

Frank Miller Meets Twitter And Tweets New Sin City Art

Dark Horse are releasing a new trade dress for Frank Miller’s Sin City... and Frank Miller is giving out sneak peeks of some of the covers from his new twitter account, @FrankMillerInk
So we have the ...


That's it folks the wild and crazy Zuda January Competition is over and the readers have chosen WAR OF THE WOODS as the series they want to read more of.

Please congratulate Matthew Petz on his hard won victory!

COVER STORY - Gabriel Bá & "Daytripper #3"

Newsarama kicks off a series called "Cover Story," where we find out more about how artists put together their monthly masterpieces

Close out your week with a look at Cameron Stewart’s BATMAN AND ROBIN #9 cover

Nice way to end the work week, if I do say so myself.

IDW On The Changing Face Of Mobile Comics

The iPad may be the hot topic of the moment, but IDW's Jeff Webber explains that looking past the surface of the mobile comics market, from iPhones to Sony's PSP, exposes new opportunities for publishers and fans.

Frank Miller is tweeting and posting art

While some wondered if @frankmillerink was the real deal, today he banished all doubt by posting a new cover for THE BIG FAT KILL.
In his next tweet he hinted:
ps. DINOSAUR is coming next week.
Frank Miller rides again!

Jason Shiga on "Meanwhile"

"Meanwhile," a Choose Your Own Adventure-style comic from Eisner and Ignatz Award-winning cartoonist Jason Shiga, debuts in March from Amulet Books. CBR News spoke with the artist about branching stories and apocalyptic devices.

DANTE'S INFERNO Takes You Through Hell

See Dante's moves in this new montage featuring gameplay from EA/Visceral's new action game, coming to PS3, Xbox 360, and PSP on Tuesday, February 9th.

DC Preview: RED ROBIN #9- Tim Returns to Gotham

Tim Drake-Wayne is returning to Gotham City, and we have your preview right here!

ASK NEWSARAMA Returns! Questions Answered

Got a question you always wanted to ask a comic book professional? Newsarama is here to help...

Tim Drake returns to Gotham

And he runs into an old flame in a new costume. Guess who?
RED ROBIN #9 hits 2/3.

Be the first to check out the new trailer for The Losers

In theatres on April 9

Check out the trailer here!
(Dark Castle Entertainment)
Director: Sylvain White
Writers: Peter Berg and James Vanderbilt
Based upon characters appearing in magazines published by DC Comics
Producers: Joel Silver, Akiva Goldsman
Executive Producers: Peter Berg, Kerry Foster, Stuart Besser, Steve Richards
Cast: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana, Chris Evans, Idris Elba, Columbus Short, Holt McCallany, Oscar [...]

First Trailer for "The Losers" Debuts

Warner Bros. has released the first full trailer for their highly anticipated adaptation of "The Losers," their big budget action movie scheduled for an April 9 release and based on the Vertigo series by Andy Diggle and Jock.

VIDEO: The Losers ? The Full Trailer Now Online

The Entertainment Tonight clip from before was only the start. Welcome, ladies and gents, to the full trailer for The Losers.

Comic Book Legends Revealed

In this week's COMIC BOOK LEGENDS REVEALED, Find out the bizarre history of what happened when Stan Lee tried to ban exclamation points from Marvel Comics! Plus, two legends about Matt Fraction and Barry Kitson's "The Order."

Wonder of Wonders - Friday, Jan 29th

In the latest WONDER OF WONDERS, Martin Gray tackles the topic of Wonder Woman's costume, which, while constantly revamped and redesigned over the years, always seems to snap back to something akin to it's original incarnation.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #245

Welcome to the two-hundred and forty-fifth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the previous two hundred and forty-four.
Comic Book Legends Revealed is part of the larger Legends Revealed series, where I look into legends about the worlds of entertainment [...]

The Justice League versus? Improvisation (Blog@Newsarama)

This is kind of like Kryptonite to my eyes. Sigh. Bizarro and Lex Luthor are looking pretty bromantic here. Although the “Game of Speaking Only When Touching” sounds even more nefarious when you type it out. Thanks to Topless Robot for reminding us why we can’t have nice things.

Aaron Takes The Punisher to the "Max"

"PunisherMax" writer Jason Aaron is setting the stage for an epic and brutal battle: Frank Castle vs. Wilson Fisk, the man who will become the Kingpin of the NYC underworld. We spoke with Aaron about his plans for the series.

Marvel Old Friends Previews: CABLE, DEADPOOL TEAM-UP

Preview Cable 23 and Deadpool Team-up 896, shipping Feb 3, 2010 from Marvel Comics

For now, the iPad rolls over and goes to sleep

Whether you’re basking in the afterglow or fretting unfulfilled, the tumultuous excitement of the iPad announcement has come…and gone. The reactions seem evenly mixed between the rapture and the crapture, with tech site grumbles loud and clear. Annaleen Newitz at io9 has a well thought out complaint:

The iPad promises to be just as revolutionary as [...]

Check out a first look at the Losers (Blog@Newsarama)

Andy Diggle has some footage of the upcoming Losers film, a tease from Entertainment Tonight: What do you think? It’s looking like Chris Evans is bringing the charisma he had back in Fantastic Four to Vertigo’s hard-boiled band of on-the-run mercenaries. Sound off!

Zac Efron to team up with? Brian Michael Bendis? (Blog@Newsarama)

Deadline Hollywood has announced that Zac Efron will star in the film adaptation of Fire, an Image comic written and drawn by a pre-Marvel Brian Michael Bendis. The story is about a college kid who is recruited by the CIA — and the fallout from when that partnership dissolves. Neal Moritz and David Engel will produce, [...]

Movies: Hulk - Planet Hulk: Exclusive! Hulk vs. The Red King (Marvel News)

Check out this exclusive clip of Hulk facing off with the Red King from the upcoming DVD!

An added plus to SUPERGIRL #50: Helen Slater, Jake Black and Cliff Chiang

In addition to the special, 50th issue wonderful-ness coming your way next month from the stellar creative team of writer Sterling Gates and artist Jamal Igle, SUPERGIRL 50 features a story by none other than Helen Slater,who as some of you can recall, played Supergirl in the major motion picture by the same name. In [...]

Preview: Wizards of Mickey

The epic WIZARDS OF MICKEY tale continues here in its own ongoing series! Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy continue to struggle in the Grand Wizard’s tournament, determined to win back the Diamagic from Peg-Leg Pete the Great! But who is the mysterious master that pulls Pete’s strings?

Planet Hulk: Hulk VS The Red King

Can't wait for the "Planet Hulk" DVD/Blu-ray? Neither can we! Until then, take a look at this exclusive clip of Hulk facing off with the Red King from "Planet Hulk"!


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Film & Animation

Indie Cartoonist JASON Brings ALMOST SILENT Storytelling

Norwegian comic artist/writer Jason is bringing a large new collection of stories to the US, we spoke with the cartoonist

Comics A.M. - The Comics Internet in 2 Minutes

DC dominates Diamond's Gem Awards! Borders Group cuts more corporate staff! Game Developers Conference honors "Penny Arcade"! What's wrong with "Her-Oes"? Plus, he's not a burglar -- he's Batman!

Iron Man & Dr. Doom Guest-Star in C2E2 Viral Videos

Reed Exhibitions has created a pair of new “viral videos” for this April’s inaugural C2E2 guest-starring Iron Man

Angoul�me ? 24 Hour Comics, The Mute Pirate Editions

Every year, Angoulême runs a 24 hour comic event for competing comic book creators.
. This year’s theme was “mute pirate comic” which a) means pirates! and b) means anyone can read them, whatever language you ...

Check out Rafael Albuquerque?s Incorruptible covers (Blog@Newsarama)

I don’t know about you, but good art almost wakes me up better than coffee. Which is why seeing Rafael Albuquerque’s AWESOME Incorruptible covers really perked me up. Want to see more? There’s another cover if you click here.

The Cut - 1/29/10

Art by Tom Mandrake

The Losers, Kick-Ass, Scott Pilgrim: Jan 29th Comic Reel

First glimpse at "The Losers!" New "Kick-Ass" images. "Scott Pilgrim" gets his release date! Also, more Daniel Craig is a "Cowboy", "Green Lantern" concept art, possible music from "Tron Legacy" and more.

BOOM! Studios' "Irredeemable Special" Hits in April


Preview MILESTONE FOREVER #1, the new Prestige Format book celebrating Milestone's entire line-up, shipping from DC Feb 3, 2010