Perhaps the most popular American comic book writer working today, Brian Michael Bendis joined Seth Meyers on NBC's Late Night to promote his upcoming Powers TV show, and to pitch Marvel's Secret Wars event series to everyone out there in TV land. According to Variety, Seth Meyers' nightly show is seen by over 1.5 million viewers, which is surely the largest number of people to be confused by superhero comics continuity in any one moment -- at least since the original Secret Wars was published in 1984, when there were more people buying comics to be confused.
Have you ever wondered what Gotham City is really like? (For the sake of this exercise, please ignore that the city is a fictitious comic book construction.) Do the people there really care about Batman? What else does the city have to offer both residents and visitors? Is it nice? Where is it located? All these questions and more...well, might not be actually answered by this hilarious 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' sketch, but it comes pretty close.
We all love The New Yorker's sometimes funny, often obtuse, impossibly refined cartoons, don't we? But it has always seemed that they were missing something: The human touch.
The staff at Late Night with Seth Meyers looked to add that missing element in a bit this week that looked to break the magazine's famous cartoons out of their one-panel shells and make them full-on stage productions featuring the Late Night Players. Check out a video of the piece, which includes commentary from the man who picks the cartoons himself, New Yorker editor David Remnick.
One part Venture Bros. and one part The Incredibles, Saturday Night Live alum and soon-to-be Late Night host Seth Meyers, along with co-creator Mike Shoemaker, debuted their new animated superhero sitcom, The Awesomes, on Hulu today, and you can watch both parts of the pilot episode right here!
"Saturday Night Live's" Bill Hader has had a busy summer. When he's not shooting lasers out of cats or co-writing Spider-Man specials with co-star Seth Meyers, Hader's voicing the lead in Judi Barret's children's book adaptation "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" and developing new comic book ideas...