Doctor Strange On The Marvel Movie Slate – Friday Trending Topics

doctor strangeDoctor Strange heading to the big screen? Interesting news, and when you look at who’s left in the Marvel Silver Age pantheon (who isn’t being done by another studio) Doctor Strange is a pretty logical choice — though a successful Guardians of the Galaxy movie would open up several Marvel 1970s cosmic options down the road.  Kevin Feige has promised that a Doctor Strange movie will “definitely” be  joining Ant Man in the Marvel Movieverse. It won’t be for a while, mind, as both of these pictures are set for release on the other side of second Avengers film.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today – Keith Giffen, DC Creative

Keith Giffen Leaves Legion Of Superheroes After Two Issues?

I understand that, despite the solicitations of issue 19 in April listing Giffen as artist, he has walked off the book with the previous issue.

More On The DC Creative Conference In Charlotte, North Carolina

Okay, so it’s not a writers’ retreat. It’s a creative conference. Artists and writers, cover artists as well, as evidenced by a workshop on cover art being led by Andy Kubert.

It’s Time For… Big Gay Judge Dredd

This is the first page from next week’s 2000AD.

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today – Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange Confirmed For Marvel Movieverse Phase 3

Kevin Feige has promised that a Doctor Strange movie will “definitely” be  joining Ant Man in the Marvel Movieverse. It won’t be for a while, mind, as both of these pictures are set for release on the other side of second Avengers film.

The Death Of Tim Burton And Nicolas Cage’s Superman Lives – Documentary Project Now On Kickstarter 

Here’s Schnepp pitching a documentary on Superman Lives, the Tim Burton-directed, Kevin Smith co-scripted, Nicolas Cage-starring Superman movie that never quite was.

Star Wars Report: Episode Seven Would Have Starred Chloe Moretz If Matthew Vaughn Had His Way 

According to unnamed whisperers, Abrams was Steven Spielberg‘s preferred choice of director and so he lobbied Kathy Kennedy to chase the director down.

Most-Discussed In The Forum Today – DC Retreat

The DC Writers’ Retreat In Charlotte, North Carolina

Do you (still) write a New 52 comic book for DC Comics? Have you got your invite yet? If not, better ask…

Keith Giffen Leaves Legion Of Superheroes After Two Issues?

It was meant to be the reunion of Team Levitz/Giffen. Two creators, both committed to Legion stories, both working on the book separately and together in the past, both withThe Great Darkness Saga on their resumes. And reunited again for new Legion Of Superheroes stories, starting this month. However, I understand that, despite the solicitations of issue 19 in April listing Giffen as artist, he has walked off the book with the previous issue.

Rob Liefeld Writes Movie About His Career And Rise Of Image, Would Like Christian Bale To Play Todd McFarlane

While Hollywood shuffle about working on big screen adaptations of his comics Bloodstrike and Godyssey, Rob Liefeld has been writing an original screenplay. It’s called Icons, and it’s an account of his nearly three decades in the comic book business.

 

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