DC’s latest filing in the Siegel case made headlines because of the company’s request for a trial. But was that really a surprise? In today’s post, we’ll look at what the filing reveals about DC’s not-so-secret war — and how the final fate of Superman may be determined by Facebook and the Winklevoss twins.
Archives for March 2012
Some moves at the top for VIZ, as Ken Sasaki moves into the role of president and CEO as Hidemi Fukuhara moves up to the role of Vice Chairman for VIZ Media.
Comeback kids Valiant are reentering the market with some good-looking material, based on what we’ve seen thus far, but is it enough to take them back to being the #3 publisher someday? CEO Fred Pierce chats with ICv2 on that, Cary Nord, and so on:
As the clock winds down inexorably to the greatest moment in superteam filmic history, it has been revealed that THE AVENGERS will be the closing night film for the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival, a fairly prestigious slot for a film that is mostly an entertainment.
The final ramp up to The Avengers, Game of Thrones news and interviews to whet your appetite for the season two premiere this Sunday, some Dark Knight casting news, plus the latest big screen development news from Image Comics..
Okay this is the very latest event listing ever but how could I NOT post this amazing piece of art by Jim Rugg on The Beat?
. Here are a selection of books due out this month. All of the information presented below [aside from my aside/snide comments] are from publisher or distributor websites. ALL information is subject to change, and something which might ship this month to a comics shop might show up months later in regular bookstores. So, if […]
Thrill to the “wish” song, “I Want to Kill Your Dog” and the tender romantic ballad “Nik nik nik nik!” as MARS ATTACKS, the gory card set from the ’60s, becomes what it always needed to be: a Broadway musical with a book by…John Layman! It’s based on the story of the MARS ATTACKS miniseries Layman wrote for IDW, MARS ATTACKS: 21st CENTURY SLAUGHTER, which is coming out this summer.
Wow. Can this plucky bunch of kids succeed where Bono, Edge, and Taymor failed? Or is this press release just misdated from Sunday, April 1st?
ComiXology’s collection of media mavens continues with the addition of Peter Levin to the advisory board. Levin is the CEO of Nerdist Industries, and has worked with Nikki Finke and the Angry Birds in the past. Other advisory board members include ICv2 CEO Milton Griepp, former DC publisher Jenette Kahn, and former ZDNet head Jeff Ballowe. So as you can see, this advisory board doubtless has a lot of advice.
You’re been hearing about the Valiant revival, but talk is cheap. Here’s the first 6 lettered and colored pages from X-0 Manowar #1. And at no extra charge, the cover!