Frank Miller is taking on Superman

Frank Miller is taking on Superman

Frank Miller has announced that he’s taking on Superman. Frank Miller, more connected to Batman than almost any comic book character in history, is taking on Superman. While Superman has appeared in many of Miller‘s comic book stories, fans have never been happy with his portrayal. Most notably, the comic creator is known for the showdown between Superman and Batman in The Dark Knight Returns. A lot of fan discussion has come out of it…

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Frank Miller Pits Trump Against Krypton in DKRIII

Frank Miller Pits Trump Against Krypton in DKRIII

Frank Miller has never been one to shy away from controversy. The conservative bent in his Batman works has been well-documented in the past, which is why it comes as no small surprise that the writer seems to have targeted President-Elect Donald Trump in the latest installment of his Dark Knight series. The character in the tweet, while not named Donald Trump, is obviously physically modeled after the incoming Chief Executive, and the wording of…

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DC releases variants for ‘Dark Knight III: The Master Race’ Book 3

DC releases variants for ‘Dark Knight III: The Master Race’ Book 3

Leading up to it’s March 3rd release, DC has unveiled its slate of variant covers for the third chapter in Dark Knight III: The Master Race. In addition to a standard cover by Andy Kubert, readers can get their hands on a 1 in 10 variant cover by Scott McDaniel, a 1 in 25 variant cover by Klaus Janson, a 1 in 50 variant cover by John Romita Jr., a 1 in 100 variant cover by…

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‘Star Wars’ biggest comic of 2015, Marvel dominates the top 100

‘Star Wars’ biggest comic of 2015, Marvel dominates the top 100

PREVIEWSworld has unveiled a list of the 500 best-selling comics released in 2015, and Marvel’s launch of their Star Wars universe appears to have been a resounding success as four of their titles set in a galaxy far, far away entered the top 10. Their flagship title, Star Wars #1 headed up by Jason Aaron and John Cassaday, was the best-selling comic book of 2015 at number 1; while Star Wars: Vader Down #1 at number 6, Darth Vader #1 at number 7 and Princess Leia #1 at number 10, all made…

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Point of Entry: Sin City: The Hard Goodbye

Point of Entry: Sin City: The Hard Goodbye

Frank Miller Dark Horse When I started Sin City I started them in the wrong order. I was first getting into American comics, I had already seen the movie, and I thought that I needed to read the epic tale that is Sin City. I was so excited to get into it that I read the second book first. While I liked A Dame To Kill For, it does not compare to The Hard Goodbye….

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Comic Book TV Buzz: Syfy Adapting DC Comics’ Ronin and Oni Press’ Letter 44

Comic Book TV Buzz: Syfy Adapting DC Comics’ Ronin and Oni Press’ Letter 44

Syfy is looking to produce comic book TV projects by adapting Frank Miller’s Ronin and Oni Press’ Letter 44. The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is reporting that Syfy will produce DC’s 6-issue comic series Ronin as a potential miniseries. From Warner Horizon Television and DC Entertainment, Ronin was written and drawn by Frank Miller (Sin City, 300, and The Dark Knight). The comics were published in 1983-84 and centered on a legendary warrior — the Ronin, a dishonored, master-less 13th century samurai — who…

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Comic Book Movie Buzz: Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame To Kill For – 60 Second Trailer

Comic Book Movie Buzz: Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame To Kill For – 60 Second Trailer

Robert Rodriquez and writer Frank Miller have collaborated on the follow up to the 2005 film adaption of Miller’s Dark Horse Comics crime-noir classic: Sin City. Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For is also based on Miller’s work. This book was issued in 1993 and features a main Sin City figure, Marv, as he weaves his way through Basin City in an attempt to save the “dame to kill for” Ava Lord. The…

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EDITORIAL: Why Super-Heroes Should Be More Political

EDITORIAL: Why Super-Heroes Should Be More Political

It’s time to really figure out if superheroes belong in the political arena. It can be difficult to find quality discussions on the role of politics in comic books. In the last year, there have been three articles of varying quality that have attempted to address this very divisive issue. Back in October, Sara “Babs” Lima of ComicVine.com posed the question to readers as to whether or not political content in comic books alienates readers….

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