The New 52 Light?

The New 52 Light?

Revealed Monday, Oct. 15th in DC’s January solicitations, four DC titles will be getting the boot. Books to receive a “Final Issue” will be Grifter, Blue Beetle, Legion Lost, and Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E. With the cancellation of these four titles, DC’s long running “New 52” instead becomes 48, so what are the four books that will replace them? We know that Geoff Johns’ new Justice League of America is debuting in February, bringing the…

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Bendis To Guard Galaxy. Loeb Goes Nova.

Bendis To Guard Galaxy. Loeb Goes Nova.

Saturday at NYCC Marvel announced a brand-new Guardians Of The Galaxy series written by Brian Michael Bendis (Daredevil, New Avengers) and drawn by Steve McNiven (Civil War, Old Man Logan). This should come as no surprise to those keeping track, as Marvel revealed earlier this year that GotG is in line to get it’s very own Hollywood makeover sometime in 2014, going head-to-head with Thanos (that menacing purple guy shown halfway through The Avengers movie…

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New Secret Avengers During Marvel NOW!

New Secret Avengers During Marvel NOW!

Secret Avengers is getting a little more secretive this February. Marvel announced earlier today on Entertainment Weekly that Nick Spencer and Luke Ross have a S.H.I.E.L.D. focused Secret Avengers book in the works and it’s cast will face an interesting obstacle; None of them know they’re on the team. Code words will trigger the start of each mission and when the job is completed they’ll go about their lives with no memory of what they’ve…

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You Can Help Make “The Goon” A Movie

You Can Help Make “The Goon” A Movie

Filmmaker David Fincher and “The Goon” creator Eric Powell, in association with Blur Studios and Dark Horse Entertainment, announced today that they’ve created a Kickstarter account to help bring “The Goon” to the big screen. True to the comic’s origins, the screenplay is written by Eric Powell. Blur Studio’s Tim Miller and Jeff Fowler will both direct with David Fincher producing. Paul Giamatti and Clancy Brown have both signed on to portray characters Franky and…

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Valiant Taps Straczynski to Pen SHADOWMAN Film

Valiant Taps Straczynski to Pen SHADOWMAN Film

Having already announced plans to launch a film franchise centered around the Valiant Comics cornerstone Bloodshot, Valiant Entertainment is pushing forward with their next franchise: Shadowman. According to a report from Deadline, the hard-charging company has tapped veteran television, film, and comics scribe J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5, Amazing Spider-Man) as the man to adapt the character for the big screen. Shadowman marks the second announced film from the resurgent Valiant Entertainment as they push forward with…

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Scott Snyder and Jim Lee on Superman

Scott Snyder and Jim Lee on Superman

It had to happen eventually. dccomics.com revealed that superstar writer Scott Snyder (Batman, Swamp Thing) and comic book legend Jim Lee (Justice League) are coming together for the first time ever to create a currently unnamed Superman series sometime in 2013. Anyone familiar with Scott Snyder’s work knows the man has been on something of a hot streak, and smart money says this is going to be a series worth checking out. “I’ve loved Superman…

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UPDATE: Spidey Gets “Superior” With Marvel NOW!

UPDATE: Spidey Gets “Superior” With Marvel NOW!

**UPDATE: THURSDAY OCT. 11th** During a retailer breakfast held at New York Comic Con, Dan Slott revealed a few more hints about his upcoming series Superior Spider-Man. Marvel has confirmed for Newsarama.com that Superior Spider-Man and Mary Jane will be getting together and also that the Superior Spider-Man is not Peter Parker. Let the speculation begin… Original Story: Over at USA TODAY’s comic book page, Marvel revealed that last week’s “Superior” teaser was indeed a…

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Marvel reveals Young Avengers by Kieron Gillen

Marvel reveals Young Avengers by Kieron Gillen

Marvel recently confirmed via CBR that a brand new Young Avengers series will be launching in January 2013 by writer Kieron Gillen and artists Jaime McKelvie and Mike Norton. While some fan favorite characters from the Heinberg/Cheung series are set to return, such as Wiccan, Hulkling, and Kate Bishop, there will also be several new additions to the cast. Miss America Chavez, who appeared in the Vengeance mini-series back in 2011, Noh-Varr from Avengers, and…

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DnA To Write New Battlestar Galactica Series For Dynamite

DnA To Write New Battlestar Galactica Series For Dynamite

Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, or “DnA” as the cool kids would say, are returning to outer space in a brand new adaptation of the original Battlestar Galactica series for Dynamite Entertainment! The pair are well-suited for the job, as they’re well known for DC’s “Legion of Super Heroes“, BOOM! Studios’ “Hypernaturals“, and completely revitalizing Marvel’s cosmic line. Andy Lanning stated in a press release, “The original series of Battlestar Galactica was like catnip to…

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DC Announces New “Justice League” Art Team

DC Announces New “Justice League” Art Team

Today over at Buzzfeed, DC Comics announced the new artistic team for their flagship “Justice League” title. Since the New 52 reboot, art chores have been handled ably and oft-brilliantly by veteran artist Jim Lee. Beginning in December, art chores on the title will be handled by the star team of Ivan Reis and Joe Prado.  Reis has been one of the rising stars of DC since his work with Geoff Johns on Green Lantern before…

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