Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a preview of the upcoming Civil War Wolverine cross over. I’ve always dug Ramos artwork, so this one is a definite buy. Take the jump for more pages and possible spoilers.
Tad Stones let spill he and Mike Mignola will be at the 12th Annual Fan Expo in Canada this weekend, and will be showing the opening from the upcoming Sword of Storms Hellboy animated movie. On Sunday, he and Mignola will answers questions from the fans on the project and possibly more. Budgets are being formulated and plans discussed for 2007, let’s hope they include more movies! Meanwhile I’m tangled in technical crap about screen resolution, compression, file conversions, eeEEAARGhh! I just want to make the dang movie! So I feel a little like Hellboy here. If you are going
Mark Steven Johnson has posted answers to reader questions over at the official Ghost Rider blog site. Mark answers everthing from who built the bike seen in the film, to why Nick Cage was selectedd to play the role. He even addresses the problems of interpreting a well known character to film. Well, the good news is that I AM one of those fans so I’ve done my best to pay tribute to the Marvel comic character. I grew up with Ghost Rider and just like some of you I’ve waited a long time to see a Ghost Rider movie.
CHUD has an exclusive trailer up on its site for Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth. This is a really dark and moody piece and from the very short look we get at the film, I think it is going to be a smash hit. The only drawback that might affect U.S. distribution/box office sales is the fact that the film is in Spanish and will be subtitled for us non Spanish speaking viewers. Check it out for yourself and then tell me if it doesn’t get you excited. via CHUD.com (link)
Marvel Comics has sent us a sneak peak of Union Jack #1, by Ed Brubaker and Mike Perkins. Bursting out of the current Captain America story arc “21st Century Blitz” comes Britain’s premier super hero Union Jack in his very own mini-series. Written by Christios Gage and art by Mike Perkins, fresh off of his stint on Captain America with Ed Brubaker, Union Jack will redefine the hero from the British Isles for a new generation.
Marvel.com Offers Its Fans a Forum For All Things Marvel In response to the clamor from the legions of fans everywhere, Marvel Entertainment is proud to announce that it is once again making message boards available on Marvel.com. Putting the fans in direct contact with each other and Marvel insiders, this new online forum will give Marvel.com users the chance to openly discuss everything from the Avengers to Marvel Zombies and all the super-heroics in between.
The Spirit will be coming to the silver screen in the next couple of years, but how did it finally get made? Denis Kitchen, agent and family representative for the Will Eisner estate, tells all in an interview with ICv2.com. Finally Odd Lot Entertainment opens its office, he goes in and introduces himself to Deborah Del Prete and says, ‘I’ve got the best comic book property that’s never been made into a movie.’ And she put her hand up and said, ‘Stop, don’t tell me you’ve got The Spirit.’ More on the process is up at the ICv2.com website. via
Kryptonsite has a slew of spoilers for the new season of Smallville. Last we saw Clark, he was banished to the Phantom Zone while Zod/Lex began causing havoc on Earth. This season looks like it will be an exciting one! Episode One, entitled Zod, will be the first glimpse of Jimmy Olsen, while Episode Two will feature Green Arrow. Kryptonsite has the rundown and spoilers for the first eight episodes. via Kryptonsite (link)
Here is the New Comic Release list for comics scheduled to be in stores August 30, 2006. There may be items on this list that are not shipped at the last minute, or new material may be added. Check with your local retailer for more details. Thanks to Collector’s Pair of Dice for assisting in the building of this list.This list was last updated August 28, 2006
Marvel Comics has sent Major Spoilers on the upcoming Moon Knight #5. It’s round two of Marc Spector and Taskmaster. Only now, Khonshu is in Moon Knight’s corner and for Taskmaster, that means it’s payback time. Moon Knight #5 goes will be available September 20.
Joss Whedon has updated his blog with info on the status of the Wonder Woman script and the new Buffy the Vampire Slayer, due out from Dark Horse Comics sometime next year. And since I haven’t posted (anything real) in some time let me bring y’all up to speed. The Brothers Warner HAVE read Wondy Gal, and are arranging a meeting to tell me that it is a perfect crystalline gem and I must not change a word, nay, not a syllable. I’m certain that’s how it will go. I’m pounding away on X-men #18 and Buffy #2 and having
Over 40 years ago, the world was introduced to a team of mutant superheroes that would change the world forever – the X-Men. Learn more about their beginnings, for before they were Astonishing, they were the X-Men: First Class. Written by Jeff Parker with art by Roger Cruz and stunning covers by Marko Djurdjevic, X-Men: First Class is an 8-issue limited-series starring the original mutants: Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel, and Beast.
If you didn’t get a chance to go to San Diego this year, you missed the panel on the fourth season of The Batman (currently on Kids WB). Someone has posted the entire preview over at YouTube and you can catch all of the new characters and some interesting tidbits. Looks like there will be a future episode story that takes place in 3027 and 2027, as well as the introduction of Nightwing, Oracle, Mothman, and Harley Quinn. Check the link for all the goodness! via YouTube (link)
Scott Johnson from myextralife.com has been drawing fat superheroes as a side project for a while. Fans of his work have been super excited over his renditions of Daredevil, Wolverine, Batman, Wonder Woman, and more. Now Scott has announced a new contest where you can win an autographed copy of Fat Batman. Head over to his site for complete details. via myextralife.com (link)