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Kyle Higgins, the current writer of Nightwing, has an unparalleled love of superheroes that manifests itself in his short film The League. Set in Chicago, the Grey Raven’s sidekick, Sparrow, has returned to investigate a series of murders seemingly committed by an old speedster super villain. Does the passion poured into the project make for a good film? Find out with a special indie movie Major Spoilers review!

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comic conventionNew York Comic Con

The minds behind the New York Comic Con have released its current list of panels for the show.  It’s quite a list, and there are panels attendees will really want to check out. Here’s a sampling of the panels I found interesting: BOOM! Studios: BIG! BOLD! BOOM! Join Mark Waid, Ross Richie, and Chip Mosher as they run down the most exciting new projects at BOOM! Including a special announcement by Mark Waid that is sure to make your head explode! (Friday, 2:15-3:15) The Business of Webcomics! LIVE!: Watch PVP Online’s Scott Kurtz take thematic suggestions from the crowd as

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DCMoviesShazamWarner Bros.

Over at his blog, screenwriter John August gives a breakdown as to what happened to his Shazam! movie and how the execs at Warner Bros. cancelled the movie. When we turned the new draft in to the studio, we got a reaction that made me wonder if anyone at Warners had actually read previous drafts or the associated notes. The studio felt the movie played too young. They wanted edgier. They wanted Billy to be older. They wanted Black Adam to appear much earlier. His first draft, turned in before the writer’s strike, was more of a comedy than the

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