SDCC’16: Kevin Smith’s Geeking Out, more than just white guys talking about pop culture

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While Sunday night marked the end of the 2016 San Diego Comic Con, it also brought the debut of director and pop culture icon Kevin Smith’s new talk show Geek!ng Out on AMC television. Smith along with his show co-host Greg Grunberg came to Comic-Con to talk about how their new show is about “more […]

Rumor: FX to Produce Brian K. Vaughan’s “Y: THE LAST MAN” for TV

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According to Hollywood Reporter, FX has a Y: the Last Man TV series in the works.  Written by Brian K. Vaughan and illustrated by Pia Guerra, the Vertigo comic was Vaughan’s breakout success and led to his producer role on ABC’s Lost.  Vaughan is slated to be joined by Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson from Color Force, a studio […]

ICYMI: First Official Footage of Marvel’s Jessica Jones Revealed!

In two weeks, we’ll be getting some quality time with the cast of Netflix’s next Marvel Defenders series, Jessica Jones, at New York Comic Con.  The followup to the incredibly lauded Daredevil, the series will focus on the titular metahuman, portrayed by Krysten Ritter, as she attempts to salvage her life as a detective after a brief […]

New “Heroes: Reborn” Trailer Features Character Death

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She’s dead, Jim! Back in 2006, when the first season of the NBC superhero drama Heroes was debuting to rave reviews and mass audience acclaim, the show managed to turn its tagline, “Save the Cheerleader, Save the World,” into a meme.  It was incredibly prolific, albeit a little nonsensical– describing the show perfectly. It looks like the […]

NBC Reveals First Heroes: Reborn Trailer

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As a teenager, Heroes was one of the shows that influenced me most.  I guess you could read into what that says about me, but I always appreciated the show even as it spun off into increasingly strange and non-sequitur directions.  The show’s ability to take itself in a deadly serious manner while actually being […]

SDCC ’14: Bryan Fuller reveals season 3 Hannibal spoilers

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 By Hannah Lodge [Spoilers for the show up to and including season 2 below – obviously! – Steve] Hannibal show runner Bryan Fuller revealed some early details for the upcoming third season at Comic Con panel and press events Thursday, including the likely inclusion of Gillian Anderson as a series regular next year, the return […]

The Beat Podcasts! More To Come – Comics on TV

Straight from the offices of Publishers Weekly, it’s More to Come! Your podcast source of comics news and discussion starring The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In this week’s episode, Heidi and the rest of the More to Come Crew – Calvin Reid and Kate Fitzsimons – discuss their upcoming appearance at New York comic con, […]