New York City, November 5, 2008â€” The Daily Bugle is reporting that, despite winning the popular vote, Stephen Colbert did not win the United States Presidency in the Marvel Universe, with Democratic nominee Barack Obama triumphing. When questioned by the media regarding the confusion, Marvel Comics EiC Joe Quesada said, â€œWe completely forgot the Marvel Universe reflects what happens in the real world…Ooops, our bad.â€ More on this story as it develops.
Last night at the 2008 Scream Awards, Charles Roven, producer of the Dark Knight movie, let slip a little bit about the happenings at Warner and DC titles. Roven also told us that there is “no momentum” on comic book adaptation The Flash at Warner Bros. Pictures. That’s so sad for David Dobkin who was slated to direct the flick. With the confusion at the studio, most superhero films are going to be put on hold until Warner figures out if it wants to tell individual stories that build the the Justice League or a Justice League movie that spins
Originally Zenescope Entertainment had planned to raise the price of all its Tales From Wonderland one-shots to $3.99 due to an expanded story with additional pages, but to keep confusion from running rampant, the company has decided to keep Queen of Hearts at the original $2.99 price. â€œWe had meant to let retailers know ahead of time about the higher cover price for the one-shots in case they didnâ€™t notice the price increase when placing their orders but realized that we didnâ€™t get the information out in time. Instead we decided to keep this first issue at $2.99 to avoid