CBS Finds Their Girl.

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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 feature known Superman characters like Jimmy Olsen. Like her cousin, Kara came to Earth after the planet Krypton’s destruction.  She was also raised by a … Continue reading

Will Supergirl Fly to TV?

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It looks like another DC comic character may turn up on the small screen soon. Deadline reports that Supergirl will be  the next comicbook adaptedby Arrow and Flash producer Greg Berlanti. If the show makes it to the air, The Maid of Might will be the highest profile female superhero character to headline a TV show or a movie.  Berlanti  is working with Ali Adler, to develop the show.  Adler is no stranger to genre TV.  She was a writer and producer of Berlanti’s No Ordinary Family, as well as on shows like (Geekville favorite) Chuck. Berlanti tapped Adler  to … Continue reading

Special Edition NYC – Day 1

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Comic Con? In June? Well that’s what’s happening this weekend at the Jacob Javitz Center  in NYC. In case you hadn’t heard, Special Edition:NYC  is a celebration of all things comic book, brought to us by ReedPop, the same folks New York Comic Con, C2E2 and the Star Wars Celebrations.   If you don’t like crowds and want to get up close and personal with some of your favorite comic book writers and artists, then you should get to city ASAP, as tickets are available at the door. There is a very intimate feel, with  the majority of the con is … Continue reading

NYCC 2013 Day 3 – More Doctor Who, Valiant, and of course, COSPLAY OF THE DAY!

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Saturday at New York Comic Con. Or as I like to call it,  the 8th ring of hell. Maybe it’s not the best thing for a mild agoraphobic like myself to be at, but I persevered. As you may remember, I was up late after the first day, due to an animal emergency.   I was still pretty tired, but I tried to get to the Con pretty early, because I knew I wanted to get to the Doctor Who panel.  It was mostly a fan gathering as no one listed to appear on the panel was directly connected to the … Continue reading

NYCC 2012 Day 3 – All this, plus Cosplay of the Day

Saturday at Comic Con There is very little in life that can prepare you for a Saturday at Comic Con. Maybe a rush hour 4 train, when there is home game at Yankee Stadium, or Times Square at midnight on December 31st? Let’s just say it takes a bit of stamina to get through the day. What’s the highlight of the day, well attending the IDW Publishing panel, talking Doctor Who with Andy Diggle, the writer who has taken over the ongoing monthly, and finding out that they will also be doing a 12 issue special series. Doctor Who: Prisoners … Continue reading