Marvel Scores David Tennant For Netflix Series A/K/A Jessica Jones

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News came today from Marvel and Netflix that Doctor Who star David Tennant will join the cast of Marvel’s A/K/A Jessica Jones as villain Zebediah Kilgrave.  The down to earth super hero series, starring Krysten Ritter as the titular heroine will première on Netflix in 2015. After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people … Continue reading

CBS Finds Their Girl.

Supergirl

And she is Super. Warner Brothers has cast Glee actress Melissa Benoist as the Maid of Might, Supergirl.  The latest DC character to held to the small screen received a series commitment from CBS, which doesn’t guarantee it a series pick up up, but shows the Tiffany Network is strongly interested in the show.  Supergirl will tell the story of Kara Zor-el, the cousin of Kal-el, who is better known as Superman.  The show will … Continue reading

Secret Wars: The End the Marvel Universe

Secret Wars 2015

All good things… right? Comic book fandom received the news today that the Marvel Universe, which was introduced in 1961, would be coming to an end and along with Marvel’s Ultimate Universe.  Both Universe will reach their demise this spring in the upcoming Marvel event Secret Wars. On hand to make the announcement from Midtown Comics’ downtown location were Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso, with Senior Vice President of Publishing and Executive Editor Tom Brevoort.  The … Continue reading

Timewalking with Fred Van Lente and Clayton Henry

Timewalking with Fred Van Lente and Clayton Henry

  2015 sees the critically acclaimed publish launch the next phase, aptly named Valiant Next.   The first new ongoing series Ivar, Timewalker arrives in stores this week, from creative team Fred Van Lente (writer) and Clayton Henry (artist). The series stars the third and oldest immortal Anni-Padda brother, Ivar. As the series title might suggest, he can also travel in time. I recently sat down with both Van Lente and Henry to talk about their … Continue reading

Comic Review – The Valiant #1 from Valiant Comics

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The Valiant #1 (of 4) Writer: Jeff Lemire & Matt Kindt Artist: Paolo Rivera Cover Artist: Paolo Rivera Alternative Covers by Jeff Lemire & Matt Kindt, and Francesco Francavilla Publisher: Valiant Comics A $3.99 comic, 32 pages, Rated T+ Valiant Prestige Format “A battle ten millennia in the making is about to begin…with an all-new, prestige format epic from New York Times best-selling writers Jeff Lemire (Green Arrow, Animal Man) & Matt Kindt (RAI, Mind MGMT) … Continue reading