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On the off chance that you still didn't think Warner Bros. was using the sequel to last year's Man of Steel to shotgun a Justice League movie franchise in an effort to keep up with the billion-dollar success of Marvel Studios' Avengers movies, here's a piece of news that should pretty much put that theory to rest: As reported by Variety today, Ray Fisher has been cast as Cyborg for the upcoming sequel to Man of Steel.
Fisher will be joining a Batman Vs. Superman cast that's already pretty stacked, with Henry Cavill and Amy Adams reprising their roles as
Hopeman Superman and Lois Lane, respectively, along with Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Ben Affleck as Batman and Gal Godot as Wonder Woman.
When last time we saw the DC Comics Variant Play Arts Kai versions of Aquaman and Cyborg, the figures were standing stoically in a glass case at NYCC. With the figures' upcoming release in the third quarter of 2014 approaching, however, Square Enix has cut loose with new promo images each of the roughly 9" tall toys.
For obvious reasons, we're pretty big fans of triumphant returns, and there aren't many that have been as awesome as Cartoon Network's revival of Teen Titans Go!. Over the past few months, it's been a hoot to watch every week, and at San Diego, we sat down for a roundtable interview with producer Aaron Horvath and voice actors Tara Strong, Greg Cipes, Scott Menville and Khary Payton to find out just what it's like to work on the show and why they're so focused on food.
It looks like November is going to be a big month for Justice League, MAD and The Dark Knight Rises items from DC Collectibles. DCC's latest solicitation info sees action figures of New 52 Justice League versions of Wonder Woman and Cyborg arrive in stores, along with a special "We Can Be Heroes" JL seven-pack, which collects the entire team into one box set with 10 percent of its roughly $100 purchase price going to the publisher's current charity efforts...
If you're worried about the values that we're passing on to the next generation of megalomaniacal sociopaths, worry no longer. A meteorologist in Austin, TX, received a fan letter from an aspiring supervillain, thanking him for teaching his class about the weather -- an promising not to enslave him when said child becomes supreme Ultra-Lord of the universe...