Marvel Star Wars? Thursday Trending Topics

Marvel Star Wars Special EditionAre plans in motion for the return of Marvel Star Wars comics? One well-sourced Disney fan blog says yes. When Disney bought Star Wars (and, you know, LucasFilm with it) the comics community wondered how long it would take for the Star Wars comics license to disappear from Dark Horse, who have held it for over two decades, to Disney’s comics publisher Marvel.

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Four Ways Image Make Marvel Look Bad 

Opening a Marvel comic book is, all too often, a disappointment. Even when the story is riveting and the art stunning, the product is cluttered with ads and Marvel marketing messages and printed on paper that feels like it was made to be recycled, not treasured.

Marvel Star Wars Comics? 

When Disney bought Star Wars (and, you know, LucasFilm with it) the comics community wondered how long it would take for the Star Wars comics license to disappear from Dark Horse, who have held it for over two decades, to Disney’s comics publisher Marvel. Marvel Star Wars comics to return after 20 years?

Gail Simone To Break The Internet Tomorrow. Again. 

Recently, Gail Simone announced she’d been fired off Batgirl by DC Comics. With her exclusive contract at the company coming to an end, some thought that would be that. Especially since so many other publishers had started calling offering her work.

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The Man Who Wrote The Greatest Screenplay Of All Time Is Adapting Vampire Academy

Mark Waters, the director of Mean Girls, is to direct a feature film based upon the Vampire Academy novels by Richelle Mead. Better still, Mark’s brother Dan has written the screenplay.

Why Damon Lindelof Isn’t Writing The Prometheus Sequel

Assuming that there’s ever a direct sequel to Prometheus, and that’s not a given, it seems that it won’t be written by Damon Lindelof, and this is despite him already having pitched a follow-up at the same time as his version of the last film.

Star Wars VII Jedi Academy Rumours Debunked By The Man Who Started Them

The Star Wars buffs at The Force have managed to reach Reuters reporter Michael McDonald to check out his apparent insider info on the direction of the revitalised saga.

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Gail Simone To Break The Internet Tomorrow. Again.

Recently, Gail Simone announced she’d been fired off Batgirl by DC Comics. With her exclusive contract at the company coming to an end, some thought that would be that. Especially since so many other publishers had started calling offering her work.

Four Ways Image Make Marvel Look Bad

Opening a Marvel comic book is, all too often, a disappointment. Even when the story is riveting and the art stunning, the product is cluttered with ads and Marvel marketing messages and printed on paper that feels like it was made to be recycled, not treasured. Marvel comic books might seem adequate, until you pick up something by Image. Image seem to care more about their art. Image print stunning covers on thick paper, they keep advertising away from the story and they often do it all for less than the cost of Marvel comics.

First Appearance Of “Superior Spider-Man” In Daredevil #21 Tomorrow

Steve Wacker told CBR a few weeks ago “The first time you’re going to see Superior Spider-Man dealing with more of the Marvel Universe is at the end of “Daredevil” #21 this month”, albeit set after Amazing Spider-Man #700.

 

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