This week the long, long battle for the rights to Superman took another turn, as Warners sued attorney Marc Toberoff , who has been representing the family of Jerry Siegel, Superman’s co-creator, for many years. The Siegel’s have won several legal rounds, leading Warners to adopt very aggressive tactics to delay enforcing a decision to award the Siegel family half of Superman’s copyright — a decision which a court reached 13 years ago, in 1999.
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By LTZ A packed house greeted Saga creators Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (and moderator/Image publisher Eric Stephenson) as they sat down for an hour that was light on deep reveals, but strong on banter. Vaughan, who noted that Saga #7 would be Staples’s first seventh issue, hyped #7 by revealing that the issue […]
Three book announcements at the Cup O’ Joe Panel at NYCC: Guardians of the Galaxy, Nova and Punisher: Nightmare. No huge surprises, there (Punisher: Nightmare was originally talked about in 2009).
Looks like “Throne of Atlantis” will be continuing through both Justice League and Aquaman for a few issues. It was also announced that Paul Pelletier will be the new Aquaman penciller. And yes, the “Trench” creatures are back from the opening arc of Aquaman.
At the Marvel TV panel at NYCC, Joss Whedon (via video) has confirmed that Clark Gregg will be headlining the SHIELD TV show. “Phil Coulson, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.” or at at least that’s how they’re hyping the announcement.
A few bits of new information were revealed at DC’s New 52 Panel at NYCC/ DC has confirmed Justice League of America as a February debut. That’s the previously announced Geoff Johns/David Finch Justice League spin-off. Executive Editor Bob Harras is referring to them as “the world’s most dangerous superheroes.”
By LTZ The new York comic Con IDW panel saw a number of announcements, including the news that THUNDER Agents would be relocating to IDW in early 2013, along with a rrlaunch of GI Joe helmed By Fred van Lente. Present for the panel were IDW marketing VP Dirk wood, President Greg Goldstein, Dr Who […]
On IDW’s panel today, it was announced that Fred Van Lente and Steve Kurth will be the creative team on a new #1 for G.I. Joe, coming out in February. Hopefully this one will feature all the Channing Tatum required, lest we be subjected to an 8 month delay as everybody scrambles to Tatum this […]
You may recall that Lance Briggs, All-Pro outside linebacker for the Chicago Bears, is a big comics geek and even co-wrote a comic for Top Cow’s Pilot Season. It looks like Briggs isn’t the only comics geek on the Bears. Israel Idonije is a startign defensive lineman (which is to say he might line up at […]
You may have noticed Dynamite been announcing a fair number of writers who haven’t worked with the company before. Time to add another one. Joshua Fialkov is going to be writing a series called “The Devilers” for Dynamite in 2013.