WB Goes Big With DC Comic Film Slate


  To call it ambitious would be an understatement, but if former Deadline editor, Nikki Finke is correct, Warner Brothers will be diving in head first into the comic book movie pool with 7 movies between May 2016 and May 2018. May 6 2016 – Batman v Superman… July 2016 – Shazam Christmas 2016 – Sandman May 2017 – Justice League July 2017 – Wonder Woman Christmas 2017 – A Flash and Green Lantern team-up film May 2018 – Man Of Steel 2 She reports that we can expect official word from WB at Comic Con this July, in San Diego.  … Continue reading

Flash, iZombie picked up as series for the fall


The CW network has revealed it’s fall line up for 2014. To no one’s surprised, joining the CW schedule is  Arrow spin-off series The Flash, along with the DC/Vertigo inspired iZombie from Veronica Mars show runner Rob Thomas. I was cautiously optimistic when I heard they were introducing Barry Allen and the Flash to the Arrow-verse last year.  The brightly colored Scarlet Speedster seemed so at odds with the dark and moody world of the hooded vigilante.  But somehow they found an nice balance.   Of course the Flash himself has not shown up the parent series.  The backdoor pilot they … Continue reading

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!


Ah Spring, a time when a young geek’s fancy turns to the important things. First and foremost on our minds here at Geeksville is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY! What?  You never heard of Free Comic Book Day?  Well that’s just not right.  This saturday is the day that all the comic publishers make available special issues for fans, old and new alike to see what they might be missing.  Some publishers create all new special issues of their regular comics to give away, others may create a special book that may introduce a new event or storyline going on in … Continue reading

DC New 52 – One Year Later

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So, it’s been a year since DC Comics rolled the dice and rebooted their entire universe.  Now no matter what your opinion of the move, you can not argue with the results, from a business stand point.  DC sales are up. But after a year, what does DC have to show for itself?  What has worked?  What hasn’t?  What  books rocked, what books didn’t quite measure up? What were the surprise hits?  and where did DC just blow it? Let’s go back, shall we?  to the first week of September 2011, DC had just ended their latest Geoff Johns penned … Continue reading

Read of the Week 9/14/11 – MISTER TERRIFIC


When someone get’s the idea in his head to become a costumed hero-adventurer, he needs to think long and hard about what he’s going to call himself. A hero’s name has say a lot about who he is. Some heroes are bestowed a name that signifies how the world perceived them on their arrivel. Superman, Wonder Woman, Captain America, these are all names that reflect awe and inspire confidence. Then there are the heroes who’s name describe them in some way, Batman, Spider-man, The Flash.Their names are more descriptive of how they work, and what their powers are. We know … Continue reading