I read a lot of “whodunit” stories, and watch a lot of mystery shows on the tube. I have to know who is responsible for what happened, and why. My TiVo is chock full of detective shows. The puzzle I’m trying to solve these days is, when will ever I get the time to watch them?
Last night news broke that Jason Momoa, who many of you may know as Khal Drago from The Game of Thrones, was in talks to star in Zack Synder’s Man of Steel sequel. Since this fact released on the Internet there has been much speculation on which character Momoa could play, some saying the hero Martian Manhunter, others leaning towards the villain Doomsday. Let’s speculate more after the jump.
Old and frustrated, Edward Nigma is desperate for an opportunity, and he finds it when he kidnaps Helena Bertinelli, AKA The Huntress. Hotheaded and emotionally driven, she faces her life against giving up the greatest riddle of all.
The new Batman of Earth 2 tries to turn the tide in the war against the forces of Darkseid and Apokolips, but even as new allies reveal themselves the planet trembles before its new rulers.
Breaking news out of H’wood today – Warner Bros. has hired Gal Gadot to play Wonder Woman in Batman vs. Superman.
Downloadable content is a huge part of the gaming industry, with game like Borderlands 2 releasing new content over a year after the initial game launched. It comes as no surprise that Batman: Arkham Origins will have DLC also, but what might be surprising is that players won’t be controlling Batman through this extra content.
Don’t get me wrong. I read a lot of comics every week. But as hard as it is to believe, sometimes comics just aren’t enough.
Batman: Zero Year reaches a new level as The Riddler sends Gotham City into total darkness! “Dark City” begins in this issue that features an appropriately darkened and embossed cover.
This Veterans’ Day holiday weekend has been a great way to remember those who served in the military to protect our freedoms. It also was a chance to catch Thor: The Dark World for the first time in theaters.
It did well, the beneficiary of what was referred to by USA Today’s Scott Bowles as “The Avengers Effect.”
He and several other columnists said that the latest Thor flick as well as Iron Man 3 received big boosts in ticket sales because of their being seen in The Avengers last year.
Call me crazy, but the news popping up left and right about the Man of Steel sequel, Batman vs. Superman, has me wondering if we are getting that smack down battle between the big two as seen in the pages of The Dark Knight Returns, or if the movie is really a disguise for the Justice League.
This week, I have a great conversation with Michael Jan Friedman, an accomplished comics writer who has moved into creating prose books. He has a new Kickstarter project for his latest Young Adult novel called I Am The Salamander. We talk about the book as well as digital comics and the popular reboot trend. You can find out more and contribute to the creation of I Am The Salamander at this link. Also, you can find many of his other works at the Crazy8Press website.
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