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
Many of you know I’ve become rather cynical over the endless number of Back to Press press releases certain companies send out.Â That being said, I am really interested in spreading the word on IDW’s reprinting of Darwyn Cook’s The Hunter graphic novel adaptation.Â If you haven’t read this first volume, you’ll want to get your hands on the second printing when it arrives in September. â€œThis is a truly amazing book and one that IDW is very proud of,â€ said Special Projects Editor, Scott Dunbier. â€œEven though we aggressively overprinted the initial run, the bookâ€™s popularity is exceeding even
Can I get a collective Aaaaawwwwwwww!? Sonic artist Renae De Liz and Ray Dillon met at the San Diego Comic-Con five years ago, fell in love, and now they are going to get married at the show on Sunday.Â If you are around the balcony area of the convention center between 4:00 and 5:00 PM, you might catch the happy couple.Â Let’s hope that guy dressed up as Wolverine doesn’t show up and cut the cake before the newlyweds get to it.
For some reason, I’m in a Green Lantern mood today, and stumbled across this sketch by Joe Dodd. I like the classic Hal Jordan pose, and love that the green is a really dark green instead of the flashy neon color that seems to be used most often. via Deviant Art
I’m really bummed that Mike Wieringo is gone.Â My love for his style took off during his Flash run, and I continued to follow what he was doing after that.Â Today’s Art Appreciation Moment of the Day features Mike’s work and his take on the Legion of Super Heroes.
I think Dennis Bud is in love with Wonder Woman, as his Deviant Art page is filled with a lot of renditions of the Amazon warrior.Â Of all the pieces he’s done, I like this one the best. via Deviant Art
Batman: The Brave and the Bold has new episodes returning to the Cartoon Network on May 1st. In this episode, Blue Beetle develops a crush on the slightly older and far-more-dangerous femme fatale Huntress, but there is little time for love with Baby Face busting his gang out of prison for a major heist! Watch the crowd closely during the jailbreak sequence to see some of your favorite villains including Pharaoh, Skeleton Keyes, Polecat Perkins and more! One more sneak peek after the jump!
Marvel has announced Cable #13 and Deadpool #9 have both sold out at the distributor level and are going back to press with a second printing.Â Interestingly, both titles feature Deadpool.Â Coincidence, or is there a Wolverine movie coming out in less than a month that features the character?
Erik Larsen continues his love for President Barack Obama by offering up an exclusive WonderCon cover to Savage Dragon #145. “I had no idea what I was getting into, but the moment I finished the cover I told myself: ‘Erik, you just created the greatest comic book cover of all time’ and it turns out I was totally right,” Erik Larsen said in a prepared statement. “Lets face it, President Barack Obama punching out Osama Bin Laden with a huge American flag in one hand while Savage Dragon frees Lady Liberty from a Weapon of Mass Destruction is as good
Everyone knows itâ€™s all about Matthew, as listeners and readers hang on to his every word.Â In two recent MSP episodes, Matthew proclaimed his love for Romona Flowers from the Scott Pilgrim series, and Monique from the web comic Sinfest.Â As there can only be one – who is going to win?Â Itâ€™s a cartoon cat-fight in this weekâ€™s Major Spoilers Poll of the Week! FIGHT!
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew is taking a look at the Bryan Lee O’Malley’s epic Scott Pilgrim series. The series is about 24-year-old Canadian Scott Pilgrim, a slacker, hero, wannabe-rockstar, who is living in Toronto and playing bass in the band “Sex Bob-Omb.” He falls in love with American delivery girl Ramona V. Flowers, but must defeat her seven “evil ex-boyfriends” in order to date her. The Major Spoilers Podcast is nothing without comments from great readers and listeners like you.Â You can use the comment section below, drop us a voice mail by calling (785)
Mockingbird is back and after escaping Skrull captivity arrives home just in time to deal with Dark Reign.Â Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of New Avengers: Reunion #1, which explores the relationship between Ronin and Mockingbird.