Category Archives: Comic Book News

X-Men Heading to Television

X-Men

Fox is in the early stages of development, with negotiations currently under way, to develop a live-action show based on the X-men. Though 20th Century Fox holds the film rights to the franchise, in order to use the heroes on Fox, they will need to get Marvel to sign off on the deal for TV. While

Marvel Announces Scott Derrickson as Dr. Strange Director

Scott Derrickson

Scott Derrickson (Sinister, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Deliver Us From Evil, The Exorcism of Emily Rose) has been announced to be the director of Marvel’s upcoming Dr. Strange film. Variety explains that talks are still early, but sources say Derrickson is Marvel’s choice and a deal should be struck shortly. The comicbook revolved

Blu Ray Review-Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher

Coming out This Tuesday Review-Avengers Confidential-Black Widow & Punisher is the latest gem from the Marvel geniuses. This straight to home video feature is nothing short of decent fun and a mixed bag at best for superhero fans. Marvel once again is working with Madhouse the Japanese studio who worked on last years’ very amazing

Cradle of Filth Premiere New Short Film

Cradle of Filth

British extreme metal bane Cradle of Filth have premiered a new short film to promote their upcoming foray into graphic novels, “The Curse of Venus Aversa.” Produced by Greylight Studios, the movie shows a secret ceremony in New Orleans recorded on a hidden camera. The graphic novel itself is co-written by vocalist Dani Filth and

Robert Kirkman Announces New Exorcism Series Outcast

Outcast

Robert Kirkman (“The Walking Dead“) has announced a new horror series on the way called “Outcast,” an series on exorcisms. Paul Azaceta will be on art. Kirkman says, “It’s a big, epic story that involves exorcism and demonic possession, and we’re trying to shine a new light on that genre of horror-fiction.”  

George Romero’s Empire of the Dead to be Published by Marvel Comics in January

George Romero's Empire of the Dead

The Godfather of zombie movies, George A. Romero, is ready to unleash the undead in a new format – comic books. Titled EMPIRE OF THE DEAD, the 15-issue comic series will begin rolling out in January, 2014. According to an article in USA TOday, the books poses a question Romero has been toying with for

Comic Interview: Matthew J. Fletcher

I had the pleasure of talking to artist Matthew J. Fletcher at WizardWorld in Philadelphia. Below is the interview that I had with him. Tell us a little about your artistic training. I attended Southern Connecticut State University.  A state school that has a very good teaching program and not much else.  I originally was

Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con: Kid’s Events

If you visited the Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con at the Philadelphia Convention Center on Sunday, you would know that it was Kids’ Day where children 10 and under got in free when accompanied by a paid adult. I was very surprised to see all that they had to offer for the kids that day

Man of Steel Official Trailer 3

The most recent trailer to the eagerly awaited Man of Steel is out. From Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures comes Man of Steel, starring Henry Cavill, directed by Zach Snyder. The film also stars Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Kevin Costner, Michael Shannon, Russell Crowe, Antje Traue, Ayelet Zurer, Henry Lennix, Christopher Meloni and Laurence Fishburne.