Believe It Or Not. The Greatest American Hero Reboot In The Works

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  The 1980s was a simpler time.   With simpler ideas of what a hero should be, and how TV should be too. The Greatest American Hero was an 1980′s action comedy that centered around Ralph Hinkley, an unassuming high school teacher, who one day is given a suit from a race of aliens that grants him a wide range of super abilities, including flight, super strength, speed, invisibility, and E.S.P.   (And Ralph would often discover … Continue reading

Is Joaquin Pheonix Strange? (Doctor Strange That Is)

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  Marvel/Disney is reportedly close to signing actor, and known oddball, Joaquin Phoenix to play the Sorcerer Supreme, Dr. Strange. It’s been reported for some time that the House the Mouse built wants the actor for the part. The mercurial actor had been spotted picking up some Dr. Strange comics, supposedly in preparation for the role. Collider is reporting that final talks between Phoenix and Marvel are taking place, and all that is left is … Continue reading

Prepare to see your Doom (Dr. Doom that is)

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  Two images have hit the webs that have supposedly come out of the usually secretive Fantastic Four shoot.  The two images are of actors working in a green screen room, filming a fight scene.  Hooked up flying rigs, and in special wardrobe for adding CGI effects in post production.  If rumors are to be believed, this is Doctor Doom. That sound you just heard were a million fanboys crying out…   The above image … Continue reading

Dark Horse Star Wars Collections Coming From Marvel

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  Disney’s acquisition of Star Wars rang the bell on Dark Horse’s 20+ years of producing comics set a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. Beginning in 2015, the license will revert back to Marvel, who produced Star Wars comics from 1977 until 1985. Today news comes from Marvel, that those Dark Horse comics will be represented in their oversized Epic Collection format. The first offering will be Star Wars Legends Epic … Continue reading

Arrow gets a new Katana

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  As Arrow’s third season filming gets underway, news comes along that Rila Fukushima (The Wolverine) is replacing Devon Akoi (Sin City) as Tatsu Yamashiro, also know as Katana.  Akoi pulled out due to scheduling conflicts.   Katana will play a major part of the comic book show’s upcoming season.   She will be one of Ollie’s teachers during the time he out of Starling City and believed dead.  It was revealed at the  end of … Continue reading

Not One but Two Clips from this week’s Doctor Who – Into the Dalek!

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  BBC America has posted two sneak peaks of this week’s Doctor Who episode INTO THE DALEK! It should go without saying, but spoilers Up first, A Good Dalek? (Yes you read that right) “Yeah, my carer. She cares, so I don’t have to” -  This is Doctor is cold. It is not the first time that in the show’s long history that they explored the idea of Daleks that don’t just want to exterminate … Continue reading

Marvel’s Daredevil Will Have a Darker Tone Than Movies

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  Like it did with their cinematic properties, Marvel, in partnership with Netflix , is developing original content featuring some of their characters for the streaming service.  The first series, Daredevil, starring Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock and his crime fighting alter ego is well into production, with series featuring Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and Iron Fist to follow. Ted Sarando, Netflix’s Chief Operating Office, talked about the decision to develop each character in their … Continue reading

Are Call of Duty and Skylanders Coming to a Theatre Near You?

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  Activision-Blizzard has its most well-known property, World of Warcraft, already being developed by Universal Studios and it will arrive in theatres in early 2016. However, the video game developer has been hesitant to sell the rights to franchises Call of Duty and Skylanders.  Rather, they may want to keep creative control of the rest of their intellectual properties; and you could hardly blame them.  Call of Duty is one of the most successful franchises … Continue reading

The Ultimate Boba Fett Action Figure

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  You’re a Gen-X’er, successful, hard-working, but not happy.  You’re longing for the comfort of your childhood.   But your parents sold all your toys when you went off to college, in a garage sale.   All your actions figures, your mom sold for a quarter each.  Even your favorite, Boba Fett.   30 years later, and the pain has only grown, and there is a hole in your life that only gotten bigger over time.  In … Continue reading

Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, August 27, 2014

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        Another week, another Wednesday.  It’s like Christmas 52 times a year!   TOP OF THE STACK Rai #4  – Valiant Comics Writer:  Matt Kindt Art:  Clayton Crain What Valiant says: The most daring comic book launch of the year unleashes a cascade of shocking revelations as Rai rockets toward its second arc! In 4001 A.D., as the nation of Japan soars above the Earth, Rai unravels the mystery of the first … Continue reading