I still remember how surprised people were that Ricardo Montalbán was in Star Trek II, as he was so closely associated with an extremely popular television role at the time, and also seemed to be everywhere on TV in a well-remembered Chrysler commercial campaign. But Mr. Roarke in Star Trek? He’d become so famous for other reasons that his guest appearance on TOS had been forgotten by most, so to the casual observer, it didn’t seem to fit. Diehard fans had to explain it to their friends back then, and perhaps the hardcore fans can explain Khan now for Star Trek Into Darkness too.
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No big showboating, no exclusive agreements, just quietly taking names associated with DC Comics. I expect more people to notice if Gail arrives, of course…
Model – Anna Psylocke Sheldrick
Brian Wood, currently to be seen on comics such as Conan, Star Wars and The Massive for Dark Horse Comics and his upcoming Mara from Image Comics, did have a few spits and spots for DC Comics. And he’s made a list of the pitches that never made it to print. Including an original graphic novel with Jamie McKelvie
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There are two versions of the new poster for The Wolverine. First, one that doesn’t move, then one that does.
The best theory I’ve heard as to what’s going on with the mysterious “villain” situation in Star Trek Into Darkness is a real corker. I first picked up the threads in the forums of this very site then had some real world conversations with Trek buffs who were able to flesh it out a little.
Don’t expect any other film in 2013 to be on a bigger scale to Pacific Rim. Here’s the first trailer, at long last. I’ve been waiting hungrily to see this since some footage unspooled at Comic-Con.
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A viral website for Man of Steel has been counting down, in Kryptonian cyphers. We’ve now reached zero hour, or whatever alien equivalent, and our reward is the new trailer.
Yesterday Bleeding Cool ran a letter from Image’s Jennifer De Guzman addressed to retailers on Image’s plans to stop publishing second printings on popular books that sell out, as a way to encourage retailers to order more of such titles initially. Saga #7 and #8 were specific titles and De Guzman pointed out a number of books that orders were dropping on while popularity was rising.
But in March, they’re on Ultimate Comics: X-Men, Avengers Assemble and Wolverine.