Fox orders League of Extraordinary Gentlemen TV pilot with eye to series

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You know how warm and cuddly and special Alan Moore gets when they makes movies from his work? Well imagine how happy and chipper he’ll be if there is a weekly League of Extraordinary Gentlemen TV show on Fox. THR is reporting that Fox—which produced the generally petrifyingly awful LOEG movie, a film so misguided […]

Advance Review: Ballistic #1 by Adam Egypt Mortimer & Darick Robertson

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Hmm, could this be the next Saga? You may recall our sneak peak at Ballistic #1 last month – the new comic from Adam Egypt Mortimer and Darick Robertson hits the shelves tomorrow, and if you haven’t pre-ordered you might struggle to get a hold of it in the rush.

Ales Kot leaves Suicide Squad, sticks with Zero

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When his name was missing from October’s solicits as writer of Suicide Squad, and Matt Kindt’s was on, people naturally wondered is Ales Kot was gone from DC? He confirmed it on Tumblr: Since the solicitations for October’s DC titles came out, I was repeatedly asked if I am no longer writing Suicide Squad. Yes, […]

How much content should you get for $2.99?

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Back in the old days of the mid 2000s, comic fans could pick up any standard comic book issue for $2.99. It was the nailed-down price, and for that money they’d get 22 pages. Since those halcyon days wilted, however, more and more we find that we’re paying $3.99 for fewer pages than that. What […]

Orson Scott Card waves a sullen white flag on gay marriage to thwart ‘Ender’s Game’ boycott

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Controversial jacket-holding author Orson Scott Card has finally commented on the proposed boycott of ENDER’S GAME, the tentpole SF movie based on his work launching this fall. Card has been on the hot seat over his 2008 comments opposing gay marriage, and his involvement as a board member for the National Organization for Marriage, which […]

Amazon launches its own comics imprint, Jet City Comics

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I’d been hearing about this in whispers for a little while now, and just in case its recent activities hadn’t tipped you off that Amazon had an interest in graphic novels, this makes it official. Amazon is publishing comics. They’re launching with the kind of fantasy/SF book friendly line-up reminiscent of surviving GN efforts at […]