Marvel and DC Roll Back Comics Prices From $3.99 to $2.99!
Up is down, black is white, cats are marrying dogs, and for once, comics are getting cheaper. Both DC and Marvel Comics announced Thursday that they will be slashing price points from $3.99 to $2.99 on huge proportions of their publishing catalogs...
The First Picture of Chris Hemsworth as ‘Thor’ Strikes the Web
Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy... This morning the very first official photo of Chris Hemsworth, decked out in his `Thor 'Norn finest, hit the inter-sphere, courtesy of Yahoo Movies. Any questions as to how Hemsworth would hold up in the Kirby-by-way-of-Coipel getup were rather soundly answered, as the design seems to strike a strong balance between superhero garb and warrior's armor
Rebekah Isaacs on ‘DV8,’ Wildstorm, and Career Advancement Through Karaoke [Interview]
Last Wednesday, Wildstorm relaunched the off-beat "DV8," a series with an eccentric cast of superpowered youths, most of whom possessed a healthy amount of disrespect for authority. The team originally spun out of the "Gen13" work of Jim Lee, Brandon Choi and J...
How Deadpool Became the Most Exposed Character in Comics, and Why We’re Totally Fine With It
It's hard to remember that there was a time when even Wolverine was nothing more than just another inscrutable loose cannon known for killing, but that's exactly what he was before he gained his notoriety. As the character was handled by more and more able creators, he evolved into something more specifically defined, but those were the characteristics that first made Logan the most interesting ca
Star Wars Goes Hip-Hop With “Galactic Empire State of Mind”
A long time ago, an MC far, far away... The cats at College Humor are at it again, this time lampooning both "Star Wars" and Jay-Z's ode to NYC with their new music video, "Galactic Empire State of Mind." Darth Vader proves that a mechanical respiratory apparatus is no impediment to an unstoppable flow, rhyming through the wires in tribute to the seminal twice-over trilogy...
Cartoon Avengers Reassemble Again This Fall on Disney XD
Remember that time when they made an "Avengers," cartoon, but decided that the best way to go about it would be to forgo any and all recognizable characters, and focus on the more obscure members, who were given EXTREME redesigns? Well starting this fall, Disney XD has promised to help us all forget those dark days with "The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes...
Spandex Theatrics: Rounding Up The Week’s Movie News
There has been a lot of recent moving and shaking in and around the comics' film scene, and ComicsAlliance has your handy dandy one-stop roundup. WHO WILL WIELD THE SHIELD? Now that director Joe Johnson's "Wolfman," picture has hit theaters, the gears for his "The First Avenger: Captain America," movie have started to turn ...
The Real NBA Superman: Settling the Shaquille O’Neal/Dwight Howard Super-Feud
This has shaped up into a regular bout between Superman Red and Superman Blue. As ComicsAlliance recently reported, Dwight Howard starred in a new ESPN commercial emphasizing the Orlando center's persona as the NBA's resident Superman. This apparently rankled some Shaq-tastic feathers, as Cleveland center and 4-time NBA champion Shaquille O'Neal asked reporters, following a Cavaliers defeat of Orl
Kevin Smith’s ‘Green Hornet’ #3 Will Spell One Main Character’s Demise
In comic books, it's hard to say that anyone ever truly dies; not sidekicks, not arch-nemeses, and not potentially profitable screenplays with high-profile creative reinterpretations. But in the third issue of Kevin Smith's upcoming "Green Hornet" comic, Dynamite Entertainment has announced that one main character will "die forever": The original Green Hornet, Britt Reid, his s
I Think, Therefore ‘I, Zombie’
It isn't iZombie, a handy new Mac app designed to streamline your brain-consumption needs. No, instead it is Vertigo's new book "I, Zombie," and judging by its newly unveiled covers, it promises to be a very different sort of zombie tale, and a very different Vertigo book...