Archie Comics’ attempt to revive Dick Tracy with the creative team of Alex Segura, Michael Moreci, and Thomas Pitilli was short-lived. So short-lived, it was canceled before it was even published, and a week after it was announced, due to “licensing error.” Perhaps this next attempt will fare better? Rich Tommaso announced on Instagram that he’ll […]
“It is with deep sorrow that we confirm the passing of Glenne Headly. We ask that that her family’s privacy be respected in this difficult time.” That was the confirmation from her reps on the sad news that 63-year-old actress Glenne Headly had died. The talented Headley started her career on stage as one of […]
Little Orphan Annie was one of the world’s longest running comic strips, running daily from 1924 until 2010, as well as spinning off into musical theatre and movies. In its latter decades it had become an action adventure thriller and the final strip saw Annie kidnapped by Mexican drug lords, believed to have been slaughtered […]
By Christopher Smith In this, the second installment of our ongoing column series, Christopher Smith takes us on a tour through his own back pages as a comics fan, going down unexpected dark alleys and digressions. Focusing only on the comics and pop-cultural touchstones he experienced at the time, he reconsiders their (at times unlikely) […]
Rupp Comics in Fremont, Ohio is having their 22nd Anniversary Celebration and they have gotten themselves quite the display piece. A copy of the 1933, Detective Dan: Secret Operative No.48. Often considered the first modern comic book as everything published prior to were filled with short comic strips or were compilations of comics previously published […]
No other film has ever looked like Dick Tracy and I doubt one ever will.
Warren Beatty has prevailed in a legal battle over the movie and TV rights to Chester Gould‘s Dick Tracy. The short version is this: Beatty was given the rights in perpetuity as long as he kept making Dick Tracy projects. He could at any time be put under a two year probation in order to start […]