Doctor 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.
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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.
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.
This is the first page from next week’s 2000AD.
Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today – Doctor Strange
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.
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.
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
Do you (still) write a New 52 comic book for DC Comics? Have you got your invite yet? If not, better ask…
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.
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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