Todd McFarlane And 'Get Out' Producers To Make Spawn Film

Todd McFarlane and his entertainment division (McFarlane Films) is partnering with Jason Blum and Blumhouse Productions, the producing force behind recent hits Get Out, Split, and The Purge franchise, to develop a feature film around the Spawn comic character created by McFarlane and published by Image Comics. McFarlane has written the first draft of the screenplay and is set to make […]

London Film And Comic Con Cancels Its Thursday

This year's London Film And Comic Con expanded from three days to four days, adding a Thursday to the weekend event held in July. In e-mails sent to ticket holders through EventBrite, the show has now announced that the Thursday has been cancelled, with the front page switching from this… …to this. The change, a […]

Megacon Targeted By Stage Hands Union Over Outsourcing Workers For The Show

Comic book conventions are often lauded for the income and economic boost they bring to an area, through hotels, workforce and increase in business to local trade. In 2014 it was estimated that Megacon brought $23 million to Orange County. This year, however, it may be a little less. And the local branch of the […]

Civil War II Choosing Sides #3 And #4 Switch Issues, Add Creators And Covers

Civil War II Choosing Sides #3 was solicited as (W/A) Various (CA) Jim Cheung, Declan Shalvey • The trial of the century! Even with the eyes of the Marvel Universe upon them, neither side is backing down… •  Featuring Nick Fury, The Punisher and Kate Bishop! Rated T+ While Civil War II Choosing Sides #4 was solicited […]

Gamestop To Get Marvel's First Retailer Exclusive Hardcover Variant

Image Comics have switched from exclusive retailer variants for their single issues to their comic book collections instead. Well, there's no sign of Marvel Comics making the switch. Instead, they look like they'd like to have their cake and eat it. Which is why Gamestop will be getting a five figure shipment of an exclusive […]

Captain Ultimate: A Golden Age Superhero In A Grimdark World

Joey Esposito writes, A few years back, my co-creators Benjamin Bailey, Boy Akkerman, Ed Ryzowski, and Adam Pruett and I launched an all-ages superhero comic called CAPTAIN ULTIMATE at Monkeybrain Comics, the story of a young kid named Milo that wills a Golden Age hero into existence in a world full of grimdark anti-heroes. Monkeybrain […]

Luke Pearson Reflects The Androgyny Of Satan In Exclusive Gosh Comics Print

Luke Pearson, creator of Hilda The Troll, has created a homage to Soho's own William Blake and all of Soho's glorious elements, based on Blake's Satan in his Original Glory, for Gosh Comics. William Blake was born and died around the corner from Gosh in where he developed and exhibited his first pieces, as well […]

13 Panels And The Doug Wright Awards, From TCAF 2016

Thanks so much to Jamie Colville for going above and beyond and recording 13 panels and the Doug Wright Awards and taking so many pictures from the recent Toronto Comic Arts Festival of May 2016… hours to while away your weekend… as if you were actually there! He reports; Keynote Speech by Ryan North (1:02:06, […]

Comic Book Creator Arrested On Suspicion Of Rape And Of Murder

Blake Leibel is the 35-year-old comic book creator of United Free Worlds from Devil's Due, Operation Redux from Fantasy Prone and both Moon Lake and Syndrome from Archaia, though no longer in print. ABC7 reports that he has been arrested  on suspicion of the murder of Iana Kasian, his girlfriend and mother of their young child. The […]

DC Universe Rebirth #1 Gets A Second Print – For $5.99

You get to see a bit more of his arm. Is that worth an extra $3 to you? The $2.99 DC Universe: Rebirth #1 comic has got a second printing, now for $5.99, out on June 8th… Titan's Dark Souls #2 has also gone to second print… no change in price there though…  

Ed Brubaker Talks Captain America. Or Not.

Ed Brubaker has started a mailing list. You can subscribe here. It includes the preview of Kill Or Be Killed from the new Image + magazine. But he'd really rather prefer it if news sites don't just cut and paste the extra pages. If you are a comics news site or work for one, please do not […]

They're Burning Copies Of Captain America #1 Now

There are many people upset with Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 after its shock ending that the world now knows, that he is – and always was – a Hydra agent. Much of this is due to the fact that Hydra, more in the movies than the comics, are allied with Nazis. And Captain America […]

The Archie Crossover You Never Knew You Wanted Until Now…

Ray Flook writes, You can have your Rebirths and your NOW!s and your same-old-same-old…but for me? I'm all-in on this one. Throw a hundred-and-twenty-seven variant covers at me. I don't care. Just tell me where to hand-over my $5.99. But it does get me thinking… * Can I recommend Crossed: Riverdale, AfterCrossed with Archie or […]

Vice Magazine's Top Ten Comics Of All Time

You may disagree with his list, and frankly anything that misses out Groo, Beanworld and Longshot Comics is a list I don't want to ally myself with, but at least we can all agree how ridiculous Nick Gazin's facial hair is in his Top Ten List Of Comics Ever for Vice Magazine. Sorry for the […]

Ch-Ch-Changes – Surprise! Pasquale Qualano Is Drawing Your Comic…

A few observed changes 'twixt solicitation and publication. Deathstroke #18 was solicited with art by Tyler Kirkham but was actually by Paolo Pantalena. While Civil War II: Kingpin #1 will no longer be drawn by Dalibor Talajic, not the solicited Ricardo Lopez Oritz Justice League 3001 #12 was solicited with art from Scott Kolins but on […]

Stewart Lee On Dan Abnett And Not Writing

Dan Abnett has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics. Writing Titans and Aquaman, it looks like he will no longer be writing Guardians Of Infinity – or indeed any Guardians for Marvel and Civil War II: Gods of War may be his Marvel swan song for some time to come. I'm hoping for more of […]