Author Archives: Mark Seifert

From The $112,016 Curt Swan Action Comics 309 Cover To The $10,158 Mike Grell Karate Kid 1 Cover – And Other Original Art Results

Last week was a busy one for original art collectors, with major pieces going on the auction block at both Hake’s and Heritage.  Out of a rather full slate of strong results, the sale of the cover of Action Comics #309 …

Day Of The Doctor Plot Holes, Thoughts, And Dreaming Of A Doctor Who Christmas – Sunday Trending Topics

All Doctor Who, all the time. Most-Read TV/Film Stories Sunday: Fifty Thoughts About Doctor Who: The Day Of The Doctor (UPDATE) Here we go. Our Favourite Five Plot Holes From Doctor Who: The Day Of The Doctor A dazzingly inventive …

Afternoon Of The Doctor – Saturday Trending Topics

The internet pretty much shut down to watch Doctor Who yesterday (well, my part of it, anyway), and then spun back up to talk about it. That almost never happens, due to geography and the timing of major tv events, …

An Open Letter To Bill Murray About Ghostbusters 3 – Friday Trending Topics

Yesterday was a day of Moon Knight, Doctor Who, and also this: Tony Panaccio wants Bill Murray to know something. Most-Read TV/Film Stories Friday: Agents Of SHIELD Will Venture Into Two-Parters, Books Some Returning Characters  There’s an implicit promise of …

Spinning A Spider-Man Universe – Thursday Trending Topics

Black Cat is an obvious candidate. The forum has a few good ideas too.  During a presentation to investors, Sony’s Amy Pascal has revealed how the studio is planning to maximise their movie rights to Spider-Man. Following in the footsteps …

Warren Ellis, Declan Shalvey, Jordie Bellaire Relaunch Moon Knight For Marvel In March

Moon Knight will get a new Marvel Now series from Warren Ellis, Declan Shalvey, and Jordie Bellaire in March, breaking from the LA Times: A mercenary brought back to life by an ancient Egyptian god, the moneyed, gadget-equipped vigilante alter …

Ben Affleck And Matt Damon To Produce Film Of Ed Brubaker And Sean Phillips’ Sleeper

DC Comics continues its onslaught of recent Film/TV news, this time for Sleeper by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips via Variety: Warner Bros. is ramping up development of “Sleeper,” a long-in-development DC Entertainment property that’s set up with producers Ben Affleck, Matt …

The Consequences Of Superior Spider-Man – Wednesday Trending Topics

An eyebrow-raising turn of events.  From Superior Spider-Man Annual today. Spoilers abound. Most-Read Comic Stories Wednesday: The New Gay X-Man In Today’s Uncanny X-Men #14 (SPOILERS) UPDATE  This is how they did it back in 1992, in Alpha Flight #106, …

X-23′s First Day Of School – Tuesday Trending Topics

Chaos ensues, it appears.  It’s FOC time! Which means Marvel are pushing out an early look at All-New X-Men #20 from Brian Bendis, Brandon Peterson and Mahmud Asrar. Most-Read Comic Stories Tuesday: When X-23 Discovers The New Xavier School Is …

Nightwing Rises – Monday Trending Topics

A whole lotta Nightwing in the news lately… So DC Comics have registered a trademark an image. I haven’t got access to the image in question. But it is described as “NIGHTWING on a bat.” Most-Read Comic Stories Monday: DC Ramps …

First Appearance Of The Justice League In The Brave And The Bold #28 Hits Record $120,000

You could see this one coming over the past few months.  With widespread belief that DC/WB is building towards making the Justice League a more mainstream property in film and/or television, copies of the team’s first appearance in The Brave …

A New DC Comics Title From Geoff Johns Spinning Out Of Forever Evil – Sunday Trending Topics

Lots of interesting guesses in the forum, with Cyborg being a popular choice.  And yesterday, in his panel with Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Larry Ganen, George Pérez, Ia Guara, Eddy Barrows, Daniel HDR and Eduardo Pansica, Geoff Johns revealed that …

Preview: This Week’s Agents Of SHIELD Ties Into Thor: The Dark World

Well, that’s certainly well coordinated. This preview doesn’t look too spoilery, but I have a high tolerance for such things… Post by Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Paul Dini, Eduardo Risso, And A Batman Character – Saturday Trending Topics

Who could it be…?  Terra Zero has just interviewed Eduardo Risso at VIII FIQ (Festival Internacional de Quadrinhos) and he stated that both he and Paul Dini are working on a new Vertigo series. Most-Read Comics Stories Saturday: Paul Dini …

Marvel’s Ultimate Prologue – Friday Trending Topics

Ah, Amazon book trade listings. Always interesting.  From the Amazon listing for Cataclysm: The Ultimates’ Last Stand lists the comics it includes, including something called “Ultimate Prologue.” Have a look. Most-Read Comic Stories Friday: Never Mind The Mutants Work from …

Spring In The DCU – Tuesday Trending Topics

The cold and snow is settling in early this year, so April is sounding pretty good right now. We’ll be into the Batman 75th Anniversary celebrations by then, and maybe something else… All the Forever Evil stuff ends in March …

Fantastic Four Relaunched By James Robinson And Leonard Kirk In February, Announced For Real This Time

Remember that fuss during NYCC about the hastily pulled IGN article announcing the relaunch of Fantastic Four from James Robinson And Leonard Kirk?  Well, however the signals got crossed back then, it’s officially official, this time from USA Today: The …

Forever Nightwing – Monday Trending Topics

Poor Nightwing. Could this be the end? The DC Comics solicitations for February 2014  are trickling out… and it’s not looking good for Nightwing. Most-Read Comic Stories Monday: Is This The End For Stormwatch? (UPDATE)  It was meant to be the …