Comics

Music Makes The Universe Go Round

I’m pretty excited about the subject of this post.  It brings together three things that I absolutely love: comics, movies, and film music.   As we all know, Iron Man 2 is a mere 2 weeks away, and as a film music enthusiast, I’ve begun scouring the internet in an

S.H.I.E.L.D. Through The Ages

Have you ever wanted Marvel to do their own take on “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen”?  No?  Well, they’re doing in anyway. One of Marvel’s newest titles, simply titled S.H.I.E.L.D., will chronicle the untold history of the Marvel Universe’s secret agent super group.  Turns out that Nick Fury’s predecessors stretch all

Joss Whedon, ASSEMBLE!

Fanboys rejoice! Joss Whedon, the man behind such fan-favorites as “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Firefly,” and “Dollhouse” will be taking the reigns of the much-anticipated Avengers film for Marvel Studios.  While he is well-known for his multitude of television creations, his only directorial venture into the world of motion pictures was Serenity

Who’s Your Daddy?

There has been yet ANOTHER addition to the Green Lantern cast.  Jon Tenney (“The Closer) has signed on to play Martin Jordan, the father of Hal.  It’s a role that will be featured in flashbacks of Hal’s youth. *SPOILERS AHEAD* Like his son, Martin Jordan was a test pilot at

Another Week in Century City

Issue 2 of Kevin Smith’s Green Hornet comic is on the shelves.  Will it be flying off said shelves?  Difficult to say. Issue 1 left readers with some interesting questions.  What will prompt the Hornet to resurface?  How will Britt Jr. fill his dad’s shoes?  Who is the lady Kato

The Wall

With Marvel making its grand announcement about Chris Evans snagging the part of Captain America, DC fires right back with a late addition to the cast of Green Lantern. Academy Award Nominee Angela Bassett (What’s Love Got To Do With It, “ER”) has taken the role of Amanda Waller, the ruthless

Double Exposure in the Marvel Universe

FLAME ON!  Oh…sorry… After weeks, nay, months of rumors and speculation, the interwebz are ablaze with confirmation that Chris Evans has accepted the role of Captain America.  The 28-year-old actor will wield the shield as Steve Rogers in The First Avenger: Captain America.  Evans is no stranger to film adaptations of

Hellboy: The Wild Hunt Review

Mike Mignola may just be the greatest comic book writers of our generation. Volume 9 of his Hellboy series cements this into a certainty. The Wild Hunt collects the latest 8 issue arc of the same name and was nearly a year in the making. The Wild Hunt picks up

They Come From A Land Down Under

While Marvel continues to dangle potential casting calls in front of the fans, DC steps up and delivers some facts.  Kiwi actors Taika Waititi and Temuera Morrison have joined the cast of Green Lantern, a film that is very dear to this fan’s heart.  That’s right folks, Jango Fett is

Mister…….Rogers?

Think he’s creepy here? Picture him red and bald.Now say it in a German accent. Another Captain America casting rumor has struck the interwebz!  Hugo Weaving (Lord of the Rings/Transformers) is reportedly in talks to portray Captain America’s Nazi nemesis, The Red Skull.  Who’s excited?  This guy!  Known best for