domenica 4 aprile 2010

R.I.P. Burton Joseph

Famed First Amendment attorney Burton Joseph passed away last Wednesday at the age of 79.

'Clash' Powers Box Office

Warner Bros.’ controversial decision to convert its remake Clash of the Titans to 3D paid dividends.

Adams on Batman

Neal Adams will write and pencil Batman:  Odyssey, a 12-issue DC miniseries.

DVD Round-Up: Week of April 6th

Call it the “post-Easter effect” or the spring letdown, but it’s the weakest session of 2010 so far for DVD releases.

CBR Review: X-Force , issue 25

X-Force finally take down Selene and her army of the undead.

Preview: The Boys

Hughie goes to work on Superduper, and soon realizes that he's never seen Supes like these before. With the arrival of new leader Malchemical, the Superduper kids have problems of their own- and Hughie's unexpected assistance only deepens Butcher's dark suspicions. MM, in turn, is starting to wonder about Butcher's motives in all this... our heroes weave a tangled web, in part two of "The Innocents".
Suggested for mature readers.


Courtesy of Dynamite Entertainment, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "The Boys" 41 by co-creators Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. The issue hits stores this Wednesday, April 7.

Street Fighter II

Got $700 to burn?


…he’s making the rounds at WonderCon this morning.

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Dante’ Inferno

At WonderCon, you can play the game inside a ring of hell, I guess …

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EXCLUSIVE: "Polly and the Pirates" Vol. 2 Preview

Courtesy of Oni Press, CBR brings you an exclusive preview of "Polly and the Pirates" Vol. 2 by creator Ted Naifeh and new illustrator Robbi Rodriguez, on sale in early 2011.

'Battletech HexPack Maps'

The new Battletech HexPack Maps will be included in the upcoming 25th Anniversary Introductory Box Set.

True Blood Comics

IDW announced at WonderCon this weekend that it will produce comic series based on the True Blood.

Greg reviews every manga series he reads, part 3: Ooku: The Inner Chambers

This only has two volumes out so far, so it's not further up on the list, but dang, it's good.

The latest series I'm reading is an alternate history manga, which means I ought to love it, oughtn't I? I love the history, and I love the alternate history. Who doesn't dig Harry [...]

Last day at WonderCon

The Moscone Center’s exhibit floor.

WC10: Gai Simone

Outgoing "Wonder Woman" writer met with fans in San Francisco for a WonderCon panel detailing her beginnings in the comics industry to her newest gig, re-launching DC's "Birds of Prey" in June.

WC10: Disney

Actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Nicholas Cage highlighted a celebrity-studded WonderCon panel that lifted the curtain on upcoming Disney films “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time,” “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” and “Toy Story 3.”


It's the final day of WONDERCON 2010 and we're a LIVE! with a report from WILDSTORM presentation/panel


Geoff Johns, Jimmy Palmiotti, Greg Rucka, Gail Simone, Judd Winick, moderated by James Robinson. 'Nuff said...

WC10: The Kubert Report

The father-son powerhouse of Joe and Andy Kubert met with fans in San Francisco to discuss their careers, inspirations and family life in the comics business during a Saturday panel at WonderCon. CBR was there.

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

Here are the winners from the Final Four!
Out of 1,789 votes, the results were...
1. Batman (Bruce Wayne) 1,483 83%
2. Rorschach 306 17%
Out of 1,767 votes, the results were...
1. Spider-Man (Peter Parker) 1,283 73%
1. Wolverine (Logan) 484 27%
Voting for the finals begins in a minute!
1 Comments At April 4, 2010, Michael P wrote:
I [...]

DC/Marvel Character Tourney Finals Voting!

The final 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 at 10pm (Eastern) Monday night!
The seeding was mostly based on the results of our 2007 DC/Marvel Character Poll and [...]


It's the final day of WONDERCON 2010 and we're a LIVE! with a report from Marvel's AXEL ALONSO panel featuring the editor of Wolverine & Black Panther

WC10: "Clone Wars" Season Finale Spoiler!

A beloved Star Wars character will star in a three-episode arc to end the latest season of Lucasfilm and Cartoon Network's "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," and CBR News was at WonderCon to find out more.

WC10: Christopher Nolan & Warner Bros.

Secrets were revealed at WonderCon about the arsenal of dark and twisted films slated for release by Warner Bros. this year, including first looks at “Inception,” “Nightmare on Elm Street,” “The Losers,” and “Splice.”


Preview VENGEANCE OF THE MOON KNIGHT #7 and WOLVERINE WEAPON X 12, shipping from Marvel Comics Apr 7, 2010

WC10: Gibbons, Jurgens, Morales and more on DCU: Legacies

DC has announced artists J.H. Williams III, Dave Gibbons, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Rags Morales and Dan Jurgens are all contributing to the previously announced "DCU: Legacies."

Welcome to the Batcave

In the spring of 1997 I moved my wife and new born son away from New Jersey, away from my wife’s family and our friends to hopefully further my career. I had taken a job in Philadelphia with an independently owned publishing company housed in a beautiful old brownstone, I was moving up to sell [...]

iPad sells estimated 600-700,00 units opening day; Marvel a hit

According to one estimate, between 600,000-700,000 total Apple freaks were diddling on their iPads yesterday. That’s a bit more than the very conservative estimate of 200-300,000 sold. Other estimates were between 300-500,000 units, including pre-orders.
Several locations, including Palo Alto and Santa Clara CA, Portland OR and Lancaster PA were already sold out.
Judging by our [...]

WC10: Eleventh Hour for ?Doctor Who?

“The Eleventh Hour,” the first episode of the revived “Doctor Who’s” fifth season played to an excited WonderCon audience Saturday. The episode features Matt Smith as the Doctor, the eleventh actor to play the part.

Graphic.Ly Would Like To Sell You One Comic

The Graphic.Ly Comics Reader store has opened. With one comic. Wanted #2.
Their spokesman Micah Baldwin has been in touch.
We know that the selection is a bit…well…sparse. We know that Wanted #2 isnt exactly the most ...

WC10: Darwyn Cooke Spotlight Panel

Saturday afternoon at WonderCon saw "Parker" and "New Frontier" creator Darwyn Cooke talk about his work, making Ed Brubaker rewrite the end of "Catwoman," and what it'd take to get him to draw superheroes again.

WC10: The Losers Press Conference

Director Sylvain White and actors Chris Evans, Oscar Jaenada, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana, and Columbus Short from the upcoming "Losers" film shared their thoughts at WonderCon.

Sunday Brunch: 4/4/10

Brunch? Hah! The semi-new format begins here, as a full meal of links, musings,  reviews, and unwitty witticisms awaits you beneath the cut on this Easter Sunday.
QUESTION(S) OF THE WEEK: With the new Twilight graphic novel selling heavily despite being blindingly awful, it's got me thinking: Should comics adapt prose works? Which novels would make [...]

WC10: Brightest Day Panel

At WonderCon, Geoff Johns, Judd Winick, James Robinson and host of other DC talent shined a light on upcoming storylines as “Brightest Day” begins, including news of returning heroes, the JLI reborn, and one JLA member’s upcoming romance.

A Year of Cool Comics - Day 93

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 [...]

JH Williams III, Dave Gibbons, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Rags Morales And Dan Jurgens To Draw DCU Legacies

Today’s DC panel at Wondercon will announce a number of follow up on the DCU Legacies ten issue series , written by Len Wein, initially drawn by Andy Kubert and Joe Kubert.
Telling the tale of ...

Ten Things To Consider About The New Doctor Who

Okay, you’ve had tiime to watch/catch on the BBC iPlayer/join the Wondercon throng/download the torrent. So what pops out?
1. The Doctor Is Tigger.
Seriously, in AA Milne’s The House Of Pooh Corner, Tigger is a new ...

Some more info on DCU: LEGACIES

Been a great show so far, eh? For those reading along from home, our very own Ian Sattler promised on the DC Editorial panel at WonderCon today that we’d be talking about some major creators contributing to upcoming issues of DCU: LEGACIES, the era-spanning series touching on the various heroes and villains of the DC [...]

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The Best of BarCon 2010

Truly, it is a sign of the brotherhood of Con that Davy Jones and a stormtrooper can just kick back and enjoy a beer together.

Then there’s this. Hoppy Easter.

Isotope Party 2010

Once again James Sime & the crew at Isotope throw another killer party.
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