Moderately-received though it may have been, Sony PlayStation original Powers nonetheless continues to pull some impressive casting. Following last year’s coup of Sharlto Copley in the leading role, Tarantino favorite Michael Madsen has joined Powers Season 2 in the key role of aptly-titled superhero “SuperShock.”
Courtesy of Marvel, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books, collected editions and graphic novels going on sale in December 2015 (and in some cases beyond) from the publisher’s mainline Marvel Universe titles, its licensed properties, and the creator-owned label Icon.
November is all about bringing the families of Marvel together, true believers! As the dead start to rise, Spidey will have to deal with The Santerians in this upcoming issue of Amazing-Spider Man. With Mutantkind is on the brink of extinction, we see Old Man Logan and Jean Grey meet for the first time in Extraordinary X-Men. Meanwhile, Doctor Strange's home, the Sancto Sanctorum, has an infestation, and it's something Terminix can't handle. There's all kinds of chaos facing the Marvel universe, and it's up to your favorite superheroes to set things right.
Mark Millar’s stylish and violent graphic novels have proven to be ripe source material for film adaptations, from Kick-Ass to Kingsman: The Secret Service, but there’s one project that’s had a tougher time getting off the ground. Nemesis was initially set up at 20th Century Fox with Tony Scott attached to direct, but following the director’s untimely death, the property entered development limbo — until now.
Some all-new adventures begin this October, true believers! First and foremost, we have the daughter of Blade making her big debut. How much of the legendary vampire killer’s strengths and weaknesses did she inherit? Fresh out ofSecret Wars, we’ll get to see the launch of the new Invincible Iron Man series. Expect new villains, new supporting cast members, and, of course, new armor.
Also making his solo comic book debut is our favorite co-pilot from Kashyyyk, Chewbacca. What’s a lone Wookie to do when he’s accidentally marooned on an Empire-occupied planet besides shoot his way out? Make sure you keep your eyes peeled for the new lines of What If? Infinity comics, which feature the Inhumans, Thanos, and even the Green Goblin.
Sony PlayStation’s first original series, Powers managed to handcuff a second season to debut in 2016, for which the first season finale left a staggering mystery. Now at Comic-Con 2015, the Powers panel reveals the addition of fan-favorite writer Ben Edlund, some candid reflection on Season 1, and a major new superhero to boot.
Courtesy of Marvel, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books, collected editions and graphic novels going on sale in September 2015 (and in some cases beyond) from the publisher’s mainline Marvel Universe titles, its licensed properties, and the creator-owned label Icon.
Courtesy of Marvel, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books, collected editions and graphic novels going on sale in August 2015 (and in some cases beyond) from the publisher’s mainline Marvel Universe titles, its licensed properties, and the creator-owned label Icon.
After years spent in development hell just getting to air in the first place, PlayStation’s Powers TV series adaptation is officially here to stay. The gaming network has confirmed that Powers will return for Season 2 in 2016, keeping Detectives Walker and Pilgrim in the superhero game another year.
You don't have to look too hard to see the prevalence of difficult father-son relationships in the work of Jason Aaron. In Scalped with R.M. Guera, Dashiell Bad Horse was adrift in a sea of father figures, unable to choose his own path and incapable of avoiding the same fates that befell the father who left him. In 2014, Aaron launched Southern Bastards with Jason Latour, about a conflicted man who returns to the home of his dead father, a legendary lawman; and Men of Wrath with Ron Garney, is about a father-to-be on the run from his own dad, a hired killer.
Despite the prevalence of the topic in comics, Aaron has carved out his own niche when it comes to father-son relationships, with an unflinching perspective that rings truer than most.