New #1 issues for Uncanny X-men, The Green Lantern and Venom sold well, surprising no one.
When we look back at 2018, one laugh we can cling to is the brilliant ad campaign for Deadpool 2, a campaign so creative and hilarious that it won a Clio award, the highest honor advertising can bestow. But it seems that Sony has caught on to the laugh factor. And the trailer for the […]
When they look back on these hellscape years, there will be so much to explain. Including the runaway success of the Venom film, which has now surpassed the box office of the Justice League movie. And it has even conquered China, with a massive opening there: But the weekend’s biggest winner offshore was Sony’s Venom, which […]
There’s a hot new ship that’s taking the world by storm!
A more diverse movie going audience, and symbiote shipping…believe it or not, everybody loves Venom.
§ Nice Art: Jules Feiffer has begun a new comic strip at Tablet magazine, American Follies. Feiffer, 89, finished up his graphic novel trilogy, and keeps on cartooning. § Speaking of Feiffer, Paul Morton in the LA Time Book Review looks at that trilogy and the final volume, The Ghost Script: A decent summary of the […]
by Will Henderson Embed from Getty Images The Venom movie opened to $80 million this weekend, and the character’s co-creator Todd McFarlane, sounded off on his long-tongued offspring’s success at his spotlight panel on Sunday. (Venom was co-created with writer David Michelinie.) What pleased him most in the film is how big Venom actually is. […]
With NYCC right around the corner, it was a nice surprise to find my annual Marvel Unlimited Plus Membership Kit at my mailbox today. These boxes are sent out annually to all Marvel Unlimited Plus members. It usually includes some exclusive variant cover comics, an exclusive Marvel Legends action figure and a pin. Every box […]
Tom Hardy’s sweaty, unhinged performance as Eddie Brock can’t quite save this movie.
The selections are on the eclectic side of things this week