The Hollywood Reporter is circulating news that BrYan Singer has been tapped by Universal Pictures to produce and direct the big screen adaptation of Battlestar Galactica.Â Thanks to a power outage, and a two-year-old who fills up the TiVo with crap children’s programming, I’ve not had a chance to watch the final four episodes of the series, so I have no idea if Singer jumping on board for a movie franchise is a good idea or not. There is no script for the new “Galactica,” though insiders have said the feature is to be a complete reimaginging and will stand
It’s the final slide shown during the Boom! Studios panel at the con.Â Is this a new project, or is this another clue as what is going to happen in Irredeemable? I’m gonna have to bug the crap out of Chip Mosher to find out what’s going on with this.Â That or stalk Mark Waid on Twitter until he gives up the goods.
With this being the busiest week for the pop culture and comic book world, I wanted to try something different.Â This week I want to try and find comic convention sketches or art inspired by conventions to showcase.Â A quick search yielded a different take on conventions in the form of a “Where’s Waldo” type piece by Hanh Ngoc Nguyen.
Whatâ€™s missing from some of the super hero comics out there? A huge smack down drag out fight that spans an entire issue? No, as there have been a few titles recently that feature this kind of action (Power Girl). A villain that is much stronger than the hero? Again, itâ€™s been done in other titles. The notion that the hero may finally be out-powered with his life on the line? Itâ€™s a comic book, and when the title character is fighting it out for his life, there is little chance heâ€™s going to die, but in the case of
IDW Publishing has its own take on zombie, but sending them to an island resort and letting all Hell break loose.Â The Last Resort arrives from the company in July and is written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray with cover art by Darwyn Cooke, and illustrated by Giancarlo Caracuzzo. Jimmy Palmiotti commented, â€œThe Last Resort is just what I want after months of super hero comics. I want my comics: R-rated; I want my sexy broads topless and I want our characters to be regular Joes that will just about do any atrocious thing to stay live. The great
As it looks like he’s getting the crap kicked out of him. American Son Part 1 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #595 (MAR092529) AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #595 GRANOV VARIANT (MAR092530) Written by JOE KELLY Pencils & Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ Variant Cover by ADI GRANOV Rated A â€¦$2.99 FOCâ€”5/7/09, On-Saleâ€”5/27/09 American Son Part 2 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #596 (APR090449) Written by JOE KELLY Pencils by PAULO SIQUEIRA Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ Rated A â€¦$2.99 FOCâ€”5/14/09, On-Saleâ€”6/3/09 American Son Part 3 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #597 (APR090450) Written by JOE KELLY Pencils by MARCO CHECHETTO Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ Rated A â€¦$2.99 FOCâ€”5/21/09, On-Saleâ€”6/10/09
Holy Moley!Â I thought my Rogue comiquette was huge.Â Check out the latest statue release from Sideshow Collectibles.Â This two foot – TWO FOOT – tall statue features the Hulk’s adversary in a pretty dramatic pose that would scare the crap out of my one-year old. Sideshow doesn’t have a set release date, but it is expected to ship in 2009. Take the jump for more images, plus the side by side with the Hulk comiquette.
Today, the nominations for the 4th Annual Podcast Awards open. It would be such a thrill for the Major Spoilers Podcast to make the nominated list and maybe even win an award. We’ll need a crap-ton of nominations to make the cut, and we could really use your help. Go to Podcast Awards and nominate “Major Spoilers Podcast” in the Best Produced and Entertainment categories. Use the following URL for the Podcast URL field: http://www.majorspoilers.com/archives/category/major-spoilers-podcast/ Don’t forget to put your name and e-mail, and why you think we are deserving of the award. THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO HELPS! And for
Big Blue starts anew, senior citizens in skin tight leather, Major Spoilers Theme Song, free swag in the bag, and more comics than you can reasonably shake a stick at! Plus: Matthew, Matthew, Matthew, and some crap from those other guys, Stan andâ€¦ umâ€¦ Reynaldo, or something. All this and much, much more, as the Major Spoilers podcast hits 37â€¦ in a row!? This episode is sponsored in part by the Mid-Ohio-Con (www.midohiocon.com) [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_37.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Show Notes after the Jump!
Apple’s QuickTime Trailer site has it in the full glory, and you are going to want to download the HD version, just so you can watch it again, and again, and again, and again. For those of you who think this movie is going to suck – I gotta say I was blown away by the visuals in this trailer.Â From the visuals alone, this looks like a great interpretation of the film.Â Yes, there are going to be some differences, but oh boy I’m thinking I can look past that. Check it out for yourself!Â Click the image to
Time for round 2 in the Major Spoilers smack down of pop culture characters.Â Last time Hans Moleman kicked the crap out of the Moleman.Â This time we pit the new Battlestar Galactica Cylon against the Infinite Crisis Omac. Who will win, who will lose? FIGHT!