Looking back, Berger could see how the idea was very much in Shelley Bond’s and Vertigo’s interests. “The thing about Grimm Fairytales, the real fairytales, are that they are frick’n scary and bloody,” she said. “There is something domesticated about them nowadays… And I think most people today have their ideas of fairytales because of Disney.”
Recently, B. Clay Moore sat down with The Comics Beat to talk about Great Hawaiian Dick, a special Kickstarter-exclusive comic that stems from his recent NBC TV Series deal.
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 […]
Fail once, try twice more. Although NBC’s Constantine may be gone after a graceless one-season bow, DC Comics is continuing their partnership with the rainbow peacock in an attempt to solidify their domination of superheroes on network television. They’ve already announced Lucifer, and today Deadline reported that NBC would be producing a new office comedy with DC called Powerless. […]
“Memories are funny things. The good ones fill our lives with meaning— with context, with clarity…but other memories can deceive. The ones that make you believe you know the truth— those are the dangerous ones. When you look back at the decisions you’ve made in your life, the one thing you don’t wanna feel is […]
Heroes the show. Heroes the games?
Swiftly following last week’s debut of the “Where are the Heroes?” teaser trailer, NBC has released a flurry of Heroes: Reborn promotional material to get audiences excited about the return of the show. First off, here’s our first glimpse of the heroes, some of whom you might recognize, in action: Then there’s the official plot […]
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 […]
Universal television announces its big Sunday panel
After NBC failed to pick up its DC Comics adaptation Constantine for a second season, fans (dubbed “Hellblazers” by the cast and crew) were rallying in support of another network potentially bringing the show back to life elsewhere. The CW was considered the biggest wish-list target after rumors of a SyFy channel pickup were debunked. […]