Should A Classic Doctor Who Companion Make a Return?

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  Over 50 years of Phone Box travel, the Doctor has had many companions who have come and gone over the years.  Some left the Doctor to settle down, others left the Doctor for adventures of their own, a few sadly had their adventure end in sacrifice and death. When the show returned ten years ago (Yes… Ten YEARS!), the producers made a very strong choice to not make too many direct connection to the original series, which went off the air in 1990.  There was no regeneration scene from the earlier Doctor (like there was for the ill-fated 1996 … Continue reading

Behind the Scenes of that Doctor Who Proposal!

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A few days ago, we told you about the time Christopher Eccelston, played the Doctor to help a man propose to his girlfriend. Well, we did some asking around, and got to talk briefly with Mary, who was the lucky young woman in the video.  Mary, who is from Ohio, told us how The Doctor made it possible for her to get engaged to her boyfriend, Neal while visiting New York City last year.     “My Mom, sister and I had taken a weekend trip to NYC to visit my brother and sister-in-law who live there. ” Mary told … Continue reading

Trank and Kinberg Talk About The Fantastic Four Teaser

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  Of all the mainstream comic book adaptations that are coming out in the next couple of years, the one that risen the ire of comic book fans the most is the Fantastic Four reboot.  The thing is, up until now very little actual information has come out of the production.   Well now fans are able to get their first look at the film, well about ninety seconds of it, anyway, as 20th Century Fox released the first teaser for the Marvel Comics adaption, which won’t be in theaters until August. But that is not all, the film’s director,  … Continue reading

Cosplay Is Not Killing Comics

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  As someone who has done comics retail for 6 years, I feel confident speaking on the subject of cosplay and comic conventions, and the recent trend of industry professionals and retailers complaining about cosplayers. Let these people dress up as the characters. A good number of them are fans of the character they dress up as, but some are ignorant, and I say let them. Let them come in not knowing and then let them walk into a comic store or up to someone’s booth, to people who will educate them, if they’re willing to learn. Superheroes and comics … Continue reading

Has Batman v Superman Found Its Robin?

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  Variety is reporting that an unnamed extra working on Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice in Michigan as told a local news outlet that Robin will be female. The film, shooting in Michigan, had filmed a scene involving Bruce Wayne (Ben Afleck) and Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) on the campus of Michigan State University where WILX-10 News reporter Kirk Montgomery spoke with one of the extras who spilled the beans. ““I’ve also learned that the character of Robin is now female,” Montgomery told his news audience.  His source, interviewed on camera, but with his or her face hidden, and … Continue reading