Comic book movies aren't just about heroes in capes anymore
In which we consult the Book Review’s past to shed light on the books of the present. This week: Tom De Haven on comics.
Would you kill… to stay alive? THR reports today that John Wick director Chad Stahelski will re-team with Wick producer Basil Iwanyk for Kill or Be Killed, an adaptation of the Ed Brubaker comic book series that debuted just last year. Stahelski will direct the adaptation. Dan Casey is attached to pen the script. “The project tells […]
Viktor Kalvachev is one of the most exciting figures in comics today. I love his art, which reminds me of the great paperback book illustrators of the 1960s. He's the creator of Blue Estate, a hardboiled crime series that takes place in modern day Los Angeles. Show More Summary
The collision of universes is a common trope in superhero fiction. Time and again, comic books have presented stories in which a group of characters from one version of Earth merge into a different version, creating a syncretic new whole where those pieces of intellectual property can all coexist and ... More »
Listening to the way film studio executives hem and haw about whether they’ll ever get around to putting queer characters on the big screen in live-action comic book adaptations, you’d think someone was asking them to choose which of their beloved children they were willing to sacrifice so that the others might live. Read more...
This week Valiant Entertainment takes a step back in Bloodshot Salvation #4 written by Jeff Lemire with artwork by Mico Suayan. With present day Bloodshot stuck in the future, and flashback Bloodshot having had his nanites deactivated, this seemed like a perfect time to look back at the origins of Bloodshot’s newest adversary Rampage. In […]
My favorites – Lady Killer vol. 2 (cover art by Joelle Jones) Black and white and read all over. With a shock of green in those gorgeous eyes. Joelle Jones is fast becoming my favorite artist working in comics. Bloody sexy. Mr. Miracle #5 (cover art by Nick Derington) I’m a sucker for these atypical […]
It looks like the upcoming comic book adaptation VENOM is going to be a ZOMBIELAND reunion, as ZOMBIELAND star Woody Harrelson is in talks to join the cast of the film, which is being directed by ZOMBIELAND's Ruben Fleischer. Already...Show More Summary
FOLLOW @RubenBolling on the Twitters and a Face Book. JOIN Tom the Dancing Bug's subscription club, the Proud & Mighty INNER HIVE, for exclusive early access to comics, extra comics, and Other Stuff. You can also now join through Patreon! HOLIDAY GIFT-GIVING ALERT: Every kid wants Ruben Bolling’s new hit book series, The EMU Club Adventures. Show More Summary
The Gifted's ability to shy away from the melodrama and bombast of other live-action comic book adaptations in favour of a more grounded, realistic dystopia is a big part of what's made it so strong, if a bit narratively staid. In its...Show More Summary
It is Wednesday my dudes! Welcome to New Comic Book Day: the day of the week when your local comic The post Rogues Portal Pull List – December 13, 2017 appeared first on Rogues Portal.
From martial arts masters to comic book superheroes and Pokemon, the fighting genre featured all sorts of fighters in 2017.
The making of Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets was a long journey for writer and director Luc Besson, who started reading the work of comic book writer Pierre Christin and artist Jean-Claude Mézières when he was 10 years old. Show More Summary
IDW have released details of the Star Trek titles in their March solicitations a little earlier than normal, via 13th Dimension. Among the titles are two new comics, including a newly announced Discovery comic, plus an omnibus book.Show More Summary
To celebrate the launch of Tanzia and to help build out the game's backstory, the dev team will be releasing a special comic soon after the game goes live. The comic will be limited print, as well as distributed via in-game DLC. You can check out some preview pages of the comic below. More here
As millions of people flock to see The Last Jedi, it’s time to admit it: Star Wars just isn’t that good any more. Yes, I know there’s a current trend to go all hipstery and criticize anything popular. “I’m tired of comic book shows and...Show More Summary
But how those books will be adapted remains to be seen.
Which superhero would Mads Mikkelsen like to play an older version of? Will Blue Beetle and Booster Gold ever appear in the Arrowverse? When will Suicide Squad 2 start production? Which comic book arcs are being used for the Venom movie?...Show More Summary
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