March is Women’s History Month and for the comic book industry that means it is Women In Comics Month. As a companion piece to my editorial Why We Need Women in Comics Month (http://majorspoilers.com/2016/03/14/editorial-need-women-comics-month/), I present you with my Top 5 Current Comics Starring Women.
This week’s episode is the season finale and names Wonder Woman “Hero of the Month.”
On Sunday in London’s Trafalgar Square was taken over by the Wonder Woman movie and redressed as the first ever Armistice Day celebration on November 11th, 1918. Two separate videos have emerged from the scene showing Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman and actress Lucy Davis in addition to a slough of extras in period costumes. This is the most behind-the-scenes video footage that has come out of the Wonder Woman camp so far and the time period lines up with all the stills that have been seen so far. Wonder Woman hits theaters on June 23, 2017.
During today’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice Special the first look at Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman hit the world. This is some incredibly promising footage which nods back to the classic idea of Wonder Woman, which also speaks highly for the coming Wonder Woman movie. Who thinks this Wonder Woman footage looks amazing? What more are you looking forward to from Gal Gadot? Let us know your thoughts in the comments! Via CosmicBookNews.
Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment have announced actress Connie Nielsen will play Hippolyta in the upcoming Wonder Woman movie.
As seems to be the standard in the film industry, when a woman is cast in an iconic part – or even a leading role – she comes under exceptional scrutiny in comparison to her male counterparts. Gal Gadot has become a topic of discussions and opinions across the internet since her casting by director Zack Snyder in the part of Diana Prince a.k.a. Wonder Woman. Women and men have been extremely vocal about their opinions on Gadot, despite the fact that Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice does not hit theaters until March 25th of this year. In an interview
First, I need to give my yearly advice to people buying gifts for comics fans, especially late ones! Do NOT try to buy an item you THINK they might want! Chances are, they either have it or don’t wait it if they haven’t already bought it. Instead, locate their local comics shop and buy a gift card! They’ll be able to purchase what they want, so they’ll love you for it! Phew! Okay, now we can move on to the topic at hand – This is a great time to be a comics fan! That’s so true on several levels!
The Daily Mail has released several photographs from the set of Wonder Woman shooting on the River Thames in South Essex. “Gal donned a long, slate-grey coat, which was cinched in at the waist with a tan leather belt,” The Daily Mail observed, “The styling consisted of brown lace-up boots and a wide-brimmed fedora hat, with a white shirt beneath … Chris was also spotted in full costume as the USAF pilot, wearing a brown leather aviator jacket and matching trousers. The rest of his costume consisted of beige knee-high socks, covering up in a khaki parka coat with fur lining.” All of these fashion clues (in addition
Warner Bros. has announced that the Wonder Woman movie is official in production (though we kind of got a hint that it was thanks to tweets from the set). In addition to the announcement, we have yet another look at Gal Gadot as the title character.
Universo DC has revealed some of the earliest merchandise coming out of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice in the form of Hot Wheels Cars. The titular Batman and Superman are represented, as well as paired up, as well as Wonder Woman getting some vehicles of her own.
This week, Bob Salley from Salvagers returns to give us some exciting news, so he’s up first in episode #201! Then my coverage of this year’s New York Comic Con continues with three special interviews. You’ll hear my chat with Nick Dragotta from Superman: American Alien followed by my interview with Wonder Woman creator Meredith Finch. Then everything concludes with my talk with Injustice: Gods Among Us creator Tom Taylor, who has a couple of fascinating DC projects to discuss. Again, special thanks to Charlotte Sandler from BH Impact and the folks at DC Comics’ publicity! You’ll find the sequence
Once again, the adult film industry has beaten Hollywood to the punch in bringing comics biggest heroes to the screen. In this case, Vivid Entertainment has announced the Wonder Woman XXX parody by Axel Braun is finally available.
He’s been creating great music for many films, including Bruce Timm’s Justice League: Gods and Monsters. During episode 192, Frederik Wiedmann and I talk about scoring this latest direct-to-disc animation film as well as his other projects for DC/Warner Bros. You’ll also find out how you can purchase his wonderful music from LaLaLandrecords.com and what makes this latest project different from his other work. Freddie also gives us some hints as to what other films he’s working on, so don’t miss it! And be sure to watch Gods and Monsters!