With hundreds of panels to choose from at San Diego Comic-Con, the show can be an overwhelming experience — and it’s far too easy to miss a panel you think you might have loved, or to find yourself on the wrong side of the con floor five minutes before a great panel is about to start!
ComicsAlliance has sifted through the schedule to offer up our pick of the best programming at the con. Today we offer our suggested highlights for the final day of the show, Sunday July 27, 2014, when most of the family programming is scheduled. We’ll also let you know where and when you can find ComicsAlliance contributors at the San Diego show.
Dynamite Entertainment plans to make a big splash at this year's San Diego Comic-Con to mark its 10th year in the business, and part of its plans involves a celebratory panel bringing together several of its star creators -- including one of the talents behind their new Django/Zorro comic, one Quentin Tarantino.
Tarantino is what one might call an "emerging" talent in the world of comics, but he's enjoyed some success in the field of film-making with pictures like Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, and the prequel to the Django/Zorro commic, Django Unchained. Tarantino will be joined on the panel by two of his collaborators on the project, Matt Wagner and Reginald Hudlin.
OK, here's the first weird part: Dynamite Entertainment and DC Comics are teaming up to release a comic series in which Django, the revenge-seeking slave from the movie Django Unchained, will meet Zorro, the guy who marks things with Z's.
Now for the really weird and also cool part: Quentin Tarantino, the director of Django Unchained, is co-plotting the series alongside Grendel creator Matt Wagner. Reginald Hudlin, who wrote the acclaimed comic adaptation of Django Unchained for Vertigo, will serve as editor of Django/Zorro.
Reginald Hudlin has worn a lot of hats. He's been a producer, comic writer, and director, amongst other work. Recently, Hudlin's applied two of those skills to one project, as both a producer on Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained and, as it turns out, the writer who's adapting the film into a miniseries for DC Comics, along with artist R.M. Guera.
While we're wondering where Luke Cage is going to show up in the Marvel Universe next - not to mention when/if we'll ever see the Genndy TartakovskyLuke Cage comic promised years ago - here's something to tease fans of Marvel's original Hero for Hire: Quentin Tarantino once wanted to make a Luke Cage movie starring none other than Laurence Fishburne.Talking to MTV to promote the upcoming Django Unchained, Tarantino revealed the previously-unknown project:
After 'Reservoir Dogs,' I had considered doing a 'Luke Cage, Hero for Hire' m
Halfway through DC's Before Watchmen panel, DC Comics Co-Publisher Jim Lee abruptly entered the panel to introduce legendary writer/director Quentin Tarantino. Tarantino stated that most of his scripts are much longer than the eventual movies, and a lot of materia
Here at ComicsAlliance, we're always on the lookout for artists who put a new spin on some of our favorite things, and not since chocolate and peanut butter have two things come together as nicely as when comic artist Tim Doyle created a set of prints based on the films of Quentin Tarantino.
What do you get when you cross Dark Horse Comics' green-headed maelstrom of cartoon chaos with one of Hollywood's most pop-culture literate icons Quentin Tarantino? You get Evan Dorkin's satire of cinema "Englor
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