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.
The G.I. Joe movie is just around the corner, and in anticipation of the movie being a property success, Paramount has nabbed the rights to the Max Steel toy line to turn it into a movie as well. The toy property revolves around a 19-year-old extreme sports junkie recruited by a secret agency after an accident infects his body with nanobots, making him superhuman. Some may remember the Max Steel animated series that made the rounds way back in 1999 before being dropped in the U.S.Â The good news is Max Steel is highly popular in Latin America, where direct
Universal Pictures has picked up the rights to the Where’s Waldo property in hopes of turning it into a movie.Â There’s no word on what the plot will be about, but when the Where’s Waldo Now? options were over at Paramount it featured a time traveling hero. The plot of that project revolved around Waldo, now 30, ending up traveling through time after accidentally activating a malfunctioning travel machine. Adam Rifkin (interviewed on the Major Spoilers Podcast) had a hand in that script, but as of today, there is no word on who will write or direct the Universal version