Fresh off playing the ruthless Merle in The Walking Dead's third season, actor Michael Rooker is slipping into another comics-based role, but this time around he'll be considerably more heroic and presumably much bluer. That's becaus
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy #1 hits stores today, a new series by Brian Michael Bendis and Steve McNiven that hopes to boost the profile of Marvel's space-faring super-team ahead of next summer's movie release, so that when your non-comics friends ask you, "Who are these Guardians of the Galaxy?", you don't answer, "the who-dians of the what-now?"
But... who are the Guardians of the Galaxy? They're actually talking owls from a series of fantasy novels about... no, sorry, my editor is telling me that is not correct. Let's see... the series tells the story of Jack Frost, Santa Claus, the Sandman and... no, I'm getting another note here, hang on... A talking raccoon and a tree? That can't be right.
If you're feeling a little confused, don't panic! ComicsAlliance is here to tell you everything you need to know about the Gladiators of the Gridiron! And then some.
If the measure of success of the Marvel NOW relaunch campaign is truly how accessible these many decades-old superhero sagas can be made for fresh eyes, then the publisher and its roster of creators deserve whatever praise is coming to them. Some very recent runs notwithstanding,
Marvel Comics, via The New York Times, announced this morning that Angela -- a character created by Neil Gaiman and Todd McFarlane in the pages of Spawn, the rights to whom were contested between the two creators for years -- will be appearing in the Marvel Universe, making her Marvel debut in the pages of the publisher's current Age of Ultron series.
Angela first appeared in Spawn #9 in 1993, and ownership of the character eventually became a well publicized and decade-long legal battle betw
Following the announcement that Chris Pratt would take the starring role in Marvel's upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy movie as half-human half-alien Star Lord, fans have been waiting to see who else would help him in, well, guarding the galaxy. Now, Dave Bautista, former WWE wrestler and current MMA fighter, has signed on to portray the green-skinned warrior
Animation: Gravity Falls creator Alex Hirsch has announced that the Disney Chanel has renewed the show for a second season.
Anime: Black Widow, Punisher, War Machine and Hawkeye join Tony Stark in blasting things and looking pensive in the latest Iron Man: Rise of Technovore anime feature trailer.
In advance of Brian Michael Bendis and Steve McNiven's new Guardians of the Galaxy title debuting later this month, Marvel Comics has launched a short series of prologues spotlighting each member of the spacefaring superteam. Written by Bendis and drawn by his longtime Powers and Takio collaborator Michael Avon Oeming, these four bi-weekly shorts will be available for free via the Marvel Comics ap
TV: Host Kevin Hart and company lampooned The Walking Dead on this past weekend's Saturday Night Live.
Art: Michael Mateyko
TV: Production on ABC's SHIELD TV pilot has wrapped, according to co-showrunner Maurissa Tancharoen.
Gaming: Fans can get a look at playable Shazam! in the latest Injustice: Gods Among Us "Battle Arena" episode.
TV: Just in case you were worried, Arrow has totall