Warner Home Video sent us a bunch of images over the weekend, from the upcoming Superman/Batman: Public Enemies movie. In the film, United States President Lex Luthor uses the oncoming trajectory of a Kryptonite asteroid to frame Superman and declare a $1 billion bounty on the heads of the Man of Steel and his â€œpartner in crime,â€ Batman. Heroes and villains alike launch a relentless pursuit of Superman and Batman, who must unite â€“ and recruit help â€“ to stave off the action-packed onslaught, stop the asteroid, and uncover Luthorâ€™s devious plot to take command of far more than North
DC Comics was honored by the Guinness World Records this past weekend, when it was pointed out that Detective Comics is the longest-running comic book periodical in the United States.Â Paul Levitz, DC Comics President and Publisher, accepted the award. And if you think that is cool news, Doctor Who was also honored as the most successful sci-fi series. Longevity was another factor, since “Doctor Who” also holds the Guinness record for longest-running sci-fi TV series. A controversy broke out over that record in 2006, and “Stargate SG-1” later received the record for longest-running consecutive sci-fi series after completing a
So the movie officially opened this past weekend, and brought in an estimated $87 million in the United States.Â For those who saw it in the theater, now it’s time for you to tell us what you thought?Â Better or worse than expected?Â Would you see another Wolverine feature film? And for those that illegally downloaded the film (and the FBI knows who you are), did you also go and see it in the theater?Â Was it radically different than what you downloaded? It’s your turn to chat it up!Â And if you want, give us a call at the
PrePro Hell is really ramping up now for the Captain America movie.Â Last week, Major Spoilers reported on Joe Johnston being hired to direct the film, and now Variety is reporting the writing duo of Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely have been hired by Marvel Studios to pen the screenplay. The red-white-and-blue clad hero with the mighty indestructible shield came to prominence right after the invasion of Pearl Harbor as the U.S. declared war on Japan. The hero is the Marvel character most closely associated with the United States. I’m sure this is going to be an epic story as
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.
New York City, November 5, 2008â€”The early results are in and the Daily Bugle is reporting that Stephen Colbert has won the United States Presidency in the Marvel Universe. While many states still have yet to report their numbers, Colbert is already claiming a victory. More on this story as it develops. via Marvel
It seems a little sureal having Howard the Duck reminding you to vote, but considering this is one of the most important things you can do as a citizen of the United States, I’m gonna go with the flow. For those of you in other countries, do your comic book heroes remind you to vote too? via Marvel