Neil Gaiman has returned to the fictional world that made him famous, with an untold tale of Morpheus from before Sandman #1 that promises to reveal secrets about the original series that have lain only in Neil’s mind for more than two decades. What led Morpheus down the path towards the fate we know? Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
While DC Comics and Warner Bros. may be having trouble getting their properties to the silver screen, the company has had success on the small screen with shows like Smallville and Arrow. It looks like the company is going to continue to expand the DC Universe for home viewers with even more shows in the pipeline.
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: Axe Cop, and The Venture Brothers, and Plants vs. Zombies, too (and also 2)! Plus 100 Bullets just for you.
Astro City is finally back! Hurray! The first two issues were warmly received and met the level of quality I expect from the series. Does the third issue maintain the quality streak? Find out with your Major Spoilers review!
Telltale Games, the people that brought us Lee and Clementine’s story in The Walking Dead game last year, have another comic franchise to work with now, Fables. The first game, The Wolf Among Us, is a prequel to the comic franchise detailing some of Bigby Wolf’s ealier cases as the sheriff of Fabletown. The first trailer is out, so watch away.
Episode one is slated to come out later this Fall and we should continue to see episodic content periodically through the Fall and Winter seasons.
Tomorrow, August 13th, is legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchock’s birthday. The director would be 114 if he were still alive today and to celebrate Mondo will be selling three different prints inspired by his works Vertigo and Psycho.
Lono of the Minutemen is alive. 100 Bullets: Brother Lono is a sequel and spin-off of the acclaimed comic book series 100 Bullets, and reunites the creative team of Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso. It follows Lono in Durango, Mexico, after he was shot in the chest by Dizzy Cordova. He currently works with the local orphanage, in hiding after the events of 100 Bullets. Lono has found solitude and peace in his religious surroundings. However, with the mysterious drug lords, the Twin Towers, running their business in Durango, there is bound to be trouble in Lono’s future.
Or – “It’s Never About The Fighty-Fighty…”
The first issue of the relaunched Astro City helped to assuage any fear that I might have had about the book’s return, by being a great story, a great Astro City story and a callback to the first issue of the original ongoing series. Can #2 keep up the winning streak? Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
Someone recently asked me to post a review that wasn’t as positive as I usually prefer, so here goes! If you’re a kid reading this, you need to go to a very different page NOW!
This week, Zach goes to dizzying heights to examine Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo.
Vertigo title Fables has had a history of preproduction hell when it comes to adaptations for other medium. But now there’s hope. Not only are we getting a Fables video game from TellTale Games, but Warner Bros. finally has a writer/director/producer team put together for a film. Take the jump to find out who might finally put a Fables film together for us.
Or – “OHMIGODOHMIGODOHMIGOD ASTRO CITY IS BACK, YOU GUYS!!”
Whaddaya waiting for??? Your Major Spoilers review awaits!