domenica 28 marzo 2010

Queen Games Enters U.S.

For the first time in the company’s history, German game publisher Queen Games had a booth at the Gama Trade Show this week.

R.I.P. Dick Giordano

Famed comic editor and artist Dick Giordano passed away this weekend at the age of 77.

'Dragon' Scorches 'Alice'

Dreamworks’ How to Train Your Dragon easily took the weekend box office crown.

DVD Round-Up: Week of March 30th

This week’s most interesting arrival, the new Sherlock Holmes film stirred up controversy.

Preview: Amazing Spider-Man

When a pounding Spider-Sense headache leads Spider-Man to the comatose body of his biggest, toughest foe, he realizes that something -- or someone -- can indeed stop the Juggernaut! But who? How? And who are they coming for next? Can Spider-Man find out before it's too late? And will Peter Parker ever get to have dinner with Carlie Cooper? Roger Stern and Lee Weeks (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 580) return to unravel the mystery in the first part of the Spider-Man/Juggernaut Trilogy.

CBR Review: Black Terror, issue 9

In this densely-packed issue, things are not what they seem, and the Black Terror gets a frightening present.

Flying Frog Adds SF

Flying Frog is adding science fiction to its line-up with two games featuring alien invasions.

THE CBR FORUMS: Join the Discussion Today!

We've upgraded the CBR forums server with a new machine that's five times faster! Join the discussion today and help stress test this new server. Those of you new to the forums should know registration is free, so no excuses!

DC/Marvel Character Tourney Elite 8 Voting!

The fourth round of voting begins now!
Simply choose your favorite (whether it be that you think they're more interesting, more appealing, whatever criteria you want to use) in the following match-up. The voting concludes 72 hours (three days) from right now!
The seeding was mostly based on the results of our 2007 DC/Marvel Character Poll [...]

Drawing Class Reunion at Emerald City Comicon

CSBG's Greg Hatcher had a booth at Emerald City Comic Con, where he had a reunion of the former members of his cartooning class along with his current students all to help raise money to keep his school's cartooning class!

Find Out Who Made It To the DC/Marvel Character Tourney Elite 8!

Here are the winners from the Sweet Sixteen from all of the Regions!

Out of 2,906 votes, the results were...
1. Batman (Bruce Wayne) 2,018 69%
5. Robin/Nightwing/Batman (Dick Grayson) 888 31%
Out of 2,925 votes, the results were...
3. Superman 1,492 51%
2. Captain America (Steve Rogers) 1,433 49%
Out of 2,599 votes, [...]

Comics For Women VS. Comics For Girls

In her latest installment of SHE HAS NO HEAD, Kelly Thompson discusses "X-23" #1 and whether or not today's comic book companies know how to create a comic that can appeal to adults and teen girls.

Sunday Brunch: 3/28/10

Lo, it is Palm Sunday, the day Jesus invented the high five, and miracle of miracles, it's an actual brunch-sized Sunday Brunch post! Links, news, musings, theory, and images below the fold.

R.I.P. Comics legend Dick Giordano has passed away:
"Few could ever hope to match what he accomplished in his chosen profession, or to excel while [...]

A Year of Cool Comics - Day 86

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 [...]

How Kurt Busiek (Unwttingly) Ruined Superhero Comics

Join CSBG's Greg Burgas as he tries to back up the controversial position that acclaimed writer Kurt Busiek actually ruined superhero comics as far as Marvel and DC Comics are concerned.

The First Thirty-Five Seconds of Doctor Who Series 5

Yes, it’s the first thirty-five seconds of the first episode of the new series of Doctor Who as the TARDIS looks to crash land in and around London somewhere. And we say hello to a ...

Is Mark Millar The Boy Who Cried Wolverine?

He told the world that Eminem was going to be in a film version of Wanted.
He told them that he was going to be writing Superman.
He told them that Civil War was the best selling ...

R.I.P. Dick Giordano

The news that Dick Giordano has passed away at the age of 77 was quite a tragic shock to many of us, so I figured it was only proper for us to use this space for folks to share their condolences and remembrances of the comic book great.

Crab?s Eleven

Graphic novels are increasingly being used by aspiring film-makers to get their stories out. Since the process of creating a movie or short film invariably involves pulling together a storyboard, the concept of expanding this into a full-blown graphic novel isn’t such a massive leap. And, if you self-publish, it gets your story out into [...]

Sunday Runaround ? In Remembrance

In Passing: Newsarama gathers comments on the death – and life – of Dick Giordano, from Marv Wolfman to Kurt Busiek to Erik Larsen. And president and co-publishers of DC Comics add their thoughts.
A number ...