Terrific Casting News from Arrow

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The Arrow-verse continues to expand. Today Entertainment Weekly reports that Echo Kellum (Ben and Kate) has been cast as Curtis Holt, an employee of Palmer Industries, working with Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards).  Curtis, an inventor/tech genius, will also have a night job.  He’ll be out on the streets fighting crime as Mr. Terrific.  Kellum will make his début in the series’ second episode this fall. Mr. Terrific has a long history in comics, with two men taking up the mantle of “fair play”.  The current Mr. Terrific appearing in DC Comics is Michael Holt, a  self-made multi-millionaire, who happens … Continue reading

X-Men: Apocalypse First Look – Psylocke, Storm, and More

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Entertainment Weekly continues to follow up on all things Comic Con in their latest issue, which a cover feature on the latest Marvel Mutant Mania – X-Men: Apocalypse. The cover is the first official reveal of the movie’s big bad,En Sabah Nur a/k/a Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac) alongside the master of all things metal, Magneto (Micheal Fassbender) and introduces Psylocke (Olivia Munn) in her first film appearance. The story finds Magneto, Professor Charles Xavier (James McAvoy), Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) and the rest of the X-Men during the 1980s, as they each try make lives for themselves, and mutant-kind in their own … Continue reading

The Official SDCC15 Suicide Squad First Look released by WB

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  This weekend, Warner Brothers had their panel at Comic Con, showcasing several of the major films they have coming in the next year or so, including several DC Comic projects.  The Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer went live on youtube for the world to see. But the Suicide Squad first look didn’t. Of course it didn’t take long until some fan who used his phone to upload it to the internet. “We have no plans currently to release the Suicide Squad footage that leaked from Hall H on Saturday. It’s unfortunate and ultimately damaging that one individual … Continue reading

Sitting Down With Marvel for a Cup O’ Joe at SDCC15

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Marvel held it’s traditional “no holds barred” panel between fans  and Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada on Saturday in Room 6BCF, and fans turned up to talk with him and the creators of some of Marvel’s hottest comics to talk about what’s in store for your favorite heroes. On hand, Axel Alonso – Marvel Editor-in-Chief, Tom Brevoort – Marvel Senior Vice President of Publishing, C.B. Cebulski – Marvel’s Vice President of International Business Development & Brand Management, as well as writers,  Charles Soule (Star Wars: Lando, Daredevil), Cullen Bunn (Moon Knight, Magneto),  Kieron Gillen (Star Wars: Darth Vader)  and Greg … Continue reading

Micronauts and ROM the Spaceknight Return to Comics

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IDW Chief Creative Officer/Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall has long talked about his desire to add ROM the Spaceknight  and the Micronauts to the comic publisher, know for it’s quality licensed comics.  He would occasionally put images of ROM on his personal Tumblr. Now, after years of talks, IDW and Hasbro have come to terms and both properties are heading back to comics in 2016. The Micronauts were successful from Mego, who created the line by licensing several of Japanese toymaker Tanaka’s toy lines in 1976.  The line of interchangeable figures were popular, and ran until 1980, before finally running out of … Continue reading