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First look at Marvel’s new street racing inspired All-New Ghost Rider #1


Marvel continues its sneaky move towards more interesting, quirky takes on its heroes with ALL-NEW GHOST RIDER #1 by Felipe Smith and Tradd Moore, with a new Latino hero—Robbie Reyes—and a story about street racing in East LA clearly based on the video game/Hong Kong street racing vibe of Grand Theft Auto, Initial D and […]

UPDATED: Ghost Rider trial set for November — jury not a sure thing


It’s on! Or it will be in November, when a POSSIBLE 8 person jury gets to decide if Gary Friedrich or Marvel own Ghost Rider: Eight jurors will decide this fall if Marvel actually owns the copyright to Ghost Rider or not. That was the order (read it here) issued today by a federal judge who […]

Legal Spotlight: Ghost Rider and the Gary Friedrich Appeal


If you ever wondered how Jerry Siegel’s 1970s lawsuit against National Periodical Publications would have turned out if it had been decided today, this week’s Second Circuit ruling in the Gary Friedrich case has your answer.

Appeals court revives Gary Friedrich’s Ghost Rider lawsuit


When last we saw comics writer Gary Friedrich, he was badly losing a law suit to gain control of the character Ghost Rider and Marvel was telling him to pay back $17,000 in royalties for unauthorized Ghost Rider merchandise he was selling at cons. It was a dark day for creators, and everyone chalked it […]

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Has a Disappointing Debut at #3


If you didn’t hear about it, the Ghost Rider sequel film, “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” debuted this weekend. It also didn’t finish where the experts thought it would. Initial estimates have it in the #3 slot behind Safe House and The Vow.

Marvel prevails in Ghost Rider ownership dispute


Marvel has won a four-year legal battle over who owns the rights to Ghost Rider. On Wednesday a judge rejected the claim by writer Gary Friedrich, who co-created the character in 1972’s MARVEL SPOTLIGHT #5 along with Roy Thomas and Mike Ploog.

Lost in the Hype Shuffle – Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance


We’ve had a Hobbit trailer. We’ve had Dark Knight Rises trailers. We’ve had John Carter trailers. But Craig Ferguson’s favorite geek-to-film adaption is getting the short shrift. Behold: the new trailer for Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (Ghost Rider 2, if you prefer).

More Marvel series ending: Ghost Rider and Black Panther


Marvel’s culling continues, with both GHOST RIDER and BLACK PANTHER reaching their final issues.

24 Hours of Halloween: Hipster Ghost Rider


On a fixie by Tony Goins. More Ghost Riders in the link.

Ghost Rider does not need Spider-Man’s help to go to the bathroom in new trailer


This clip is way better than anything in the first Ghost Rider movie, including the last shot of Ghost Rider weeing flame. No one tell Anderson Cooper.

And speaking of horror…GHOST RIDER II


Yes, there is a GHOST RIDER sequel being made right now, but it won’t come out until 2012. And then the world will end. Nicolas Cage rides the flaming chopper again, Splash Page reports. The CRANK team of Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor directs, and it’s filming in Romania.

You’ll recall that although there wasn’t that much enthusiasm for the first one, the rights would revert to Marvel/Disney if Sony didn’t do something with the property, and Sony wouldn’t want that. Because there is life in that flaming chopper.

Marvel movie news: Ant-Man, and other things, get smaller; GHOST RIDER's empty saddle


• Yow, lots of Marvel movie news percolatin’ out there. Claude Brodesser-Akner reports that Columbia is the first studio to run up against the ticking time bomb of Marvel’s reversion clause. That is, rights to many of the film franchises Marvel has at other (i.e. not Disney) studios, such as Spider-Man, X-Men, Daredevil, and so […]

Studio coffee run: Ghost Rider rides again; Barbie on board; Platinum


§ Are they really gearing up for a second GHOST RIDER film? Looks like it. Star Nicolas Cage and writer David S. Goyer are expected to jump on the flaming motorcycle again. The move is part of a flurry of activity regarding Marvel characters at rival studios, now that Disney has bought the Marvel library: […]

Ghost Rider creator sues for ownership


In 2001, writer Gary Friedrich said Well, there’s some disagreement between Roy, Mike and I over that [the origin of Ghost Rider]. I threatened on more than one occasion that if Marvel gets in a position where they are gonna make a movie or make a lot of money off of it, I’m gonna sue […]

GHOST RIDER rides to #1!


Flame on! Blazing past a review-free opening, GHOST RIDER raced to the #1 spot at the box office: Sony’s Marvel comic adaptation “Ghost Rider” revved an estimated $44.5 million over the first three days of the extended President’s Day frame, easily taking No. 1 at the domestic B.O. and becoming the biggest opening of the […]

Studio briefing: Miller, 301, Ghost Rider 2


The 300 and Ghost Rider press junkets last week delivered DAYS AND DAYS worth of gossip and speculation. § First up, is the news that RONIN is next on the list of Frank Miller movies to be made: Another Frank Miller adaptation is in the works. Following on from the big screen outings of SIN […]