Locke & Key has found its Locke for Hulu’s TV adaptation

Locke & Key has found its Locke for Hulu’s TV adaptation

Locke & Key has found its Locke for the Hulu adaptation. Hulu‘s upcoming adaptation of Locke & Key has finally cast its Locke for the TV show they’ve been developing. They’ve cast Frances O’Connor in the title role. While there doesn’t appear to be any word on the other roles, we can expect announcements in the not too distant future. Her credits include A.I. Artificial Intelligence from Stephen Spielberg, The Missing and The Conjuring 2….

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REVIEW: Dark Nights – Metal #1: Maddeningly Arcane, But With Promise

REVIEW: Dark Nights – Metal #1: Maddeningly Arcane, But With Promise

This isn’t just a review, it’s an admission. I’m afraid I have to tell you all that I’ve contracted an illness. And DC’s latest event title, Dark Nights – Metal #1, by Batman superstars Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, is the issue that made it clear to me that I am afflicted. I have CBEF Syndrome. If you’re unfamiliar with CBEF, it stands for Continuity-Based Event Fatigue. And with its incredibly dense narrative, tons of…

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‘Brilliant Trash’ is an Attempt on a New Take on Superhero Comics

‘Brilliant Trash’ is an Attempt on a New Take on Superhero Comics

Brilliant Trash from an established creator working at DC and Vertigo is a new comic series. During a recent interview, the writer currently working on Nightwing and Imaginary Friends talks about his new series, Brilliant Trash. The co-creators of Tim Seeley as writer and artist Priscilla Petraites spoke about the series. While they have connections to major publishers, they chose indie publisher AfterShock Comics to release it. In it, a click bait reporter lives in…

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Gotham City Garage Finds DC Comics Heroines Fighting Fascism as Bikers

Gotham City Garage Finds DC Comics Heroines Fighting Fascism as Bikers

Gotham City Garage will feature heroines fighting fascism as bad ass bikers. It seems like the best way to fight fascism in the DC Comics universe is to be a biker. An exclusive preview of the upcoming Gotham City Garage will feature comics’ greatest heroines as some bad ass lady bikers. According to the preview, the comic happens in a world where Lex Luthor has taken over as a fascist. In an interview with the…

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First Issue of Image’s REDLANDS Sells Out, Heads Back to Press

First Issue of Image’s REDLANDS Sells Out, Heads Back to Press

In news which has become standard practice on Wednesdays, Image Comics has sold out yet another first issue: Redlands. The first issue from writer Jordie Bellaire (in a debut appearance as a writer) and artist Vanessa R. Del Rey reached stores today. Just hours after comic shop doors opened in the US, Image announced in a press release that the first issue had sold out at the distributor level. First-issue sell-outs have become the standard…

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Mythology, Sci-Fi and Fashion Collide in Image’s New “God Complex” Ongoing

Mythology, Sci-Fi and Fashion Collide in Image’s New “God Complex” Ongoing

Image Comics and Top Cow Productions are teaming up with Jakarta-based arts patron Glitch for God Complex, a bold new series written by Paul Jenkins and Bryan Lie with art by¬†Hendry Prasetya. God Complex is an original look at a future where digital technology is powered by mythological gods from a variety of cultures as diverse as China, Japan, Egypt and Greece, and is based on an existing toy-line introduced by Glitch in 2012. The…

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REVIEW: Mister Miracle #1 – Escaping Reality With A Miraculous Debut

REVIEW: Mister Miracle #1 – Escaping Reality With A Miraculous Debut

DC Comics has been absolutely killing it with their Jack Kirby tributes this year, which marks the 100th anniversary of the King of Comics’ birth. Not every project has been stellar, of course, but most have been bold in their own ways and all of them have displayed obvious love for the endlessly creative Kirby. And none get off to a more auspicious and brilliant beginning as Mister Miracle #1, written by Tom King with…

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ADVANCE REVIEW: ROSE #5 – Tightly Plotted, Enjoyable Heroic Fantasy

ADVANCE REVIEW: ROSE #5  – Tightly Plotted, Enjoyable Heroic Fantasy

As a genre, Fantasy goes together with comics extremely well. Comics employ mythic archetypes to great effect, and part of what makes Rose #5 such a successful instalment of its larger ongoing storyline is the way in which writer Meredith Finch and artist Ig Guara continue to employ these archetypes to create an adventure that should thrill any fantasy fan. The story of Rose #5 is split between two plot lines. In the minor storyline,…

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ADVANCE REVIEW: Redlands #1 – Hell Comes to a Town That Deserves It

ADVANCE REVIEW: Redlands #1 – Hell Comes to a Town That Deserves It

The entirety of Redlands #1, the first issue of a new horror series from writer/color artist Jordie Bellaire and artist Vanesa R. Del Rey, is structured like the final act of most horror films. A small group of ordinary people are holed up in a confined location, under siege by horrifying supernatural forces, seemingly with no hope of escaping a bloody end. It’s a bold way to begin the story to be sure, but Redlands…

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Image Sets October Release for ATOMAHAWK Collection

Image Sets October Release for ATOMAHAWK Collection

After runaway success on God Country and Redneck, rising comics star Donny Cates adds to his impressive portfolio with ATOMAHAWK from Image and Heavy Metal. Originally published in serial form in Grant Morrison‘s Heavy Metal magazine, the deluxe edition collects the entire run of the series. Cates’ pitch for the series is most certainly in keeping with the hallucinogen-fueled aesthetic of Heavy Metal, reading like the fevered ramblings of a coke fiend at the peak…

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