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  • A Reader Gets A Sneak Peek At The CW’s The Flash!

    I’ve been going back and forth about running this, because this thing won’t be out for a few MONTHS yet… but what the hell. I’m sure The Flash is going to be promoted at Comic-Con, and fans deserve some advance warning of what to expect – because why leave it up to the friggin’ CW’s […]



  • DC Comics changes how it pays its creators

    In an email sent to creators from DC co-publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee, a number of changes to its payment system were announced. In addition to creators working on digital-first material finally receiving royalties for the first time, now all published sources (single issues, digital, collected editions, etc.) will be factored into a single royalty […]


  • BOOM! Announces 2nd Printing for THE EMPTY MAN #1

    BOOM! Studios has been having a great year, with a lot of new series selling out. (Retailers: why aren’t you pre-ordering more copies? Come on, people!) From the press release: June 24,  2014 – Los Angeles, CA – Award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios is excited to announce that the debut issue of its newest horror limited […]


  • Director Edgar Wright Leaves Marvel’s Ant-Man

    WHAT DOES CHANGING TEAMS THIS LATE IN THE GAME MEAN FOR THE FILM? Multiple sources are reporting that Edgar Wright and Marvel have issued a brief joint statement: Marvel and Edgar Wright jointly announced today that the studio and director have parted ways on ANT-MAN due to differences in their vision of the film. The […]


  • Marvel Schools Fox on How to Market a Superhero Movie

    CAN ANYONE BEAT THE ‘GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY’ MARKETING CAMPAIGN? I think it’s safe to say that the two Guardians of the Galaxy trailers might be the best movie trailers of all time. Is that too much? I don’t think so. I’m seeing a talking raccoon and a talking tree alien kicking ass and being […]


  • GOTHAM Behind-the-Scenes Video Raises More Questions

    HAS WARNERS PUT TOGETHER THE RIGHT PEOPLE TO TELL THIS STORY? The Gotham extended trailer has 7.3 million views and counting. But the “First Look” video released since then has only been seen 112,000 times. Which is interesting to me, because this second video might have a lot more clues to what we can expect […]




  • STILL/MOVEMENT: About the New GOTHAM Trailer

    WARNERS MAKES A BIG SPLASH WITH 1ST GOTHAM TRAILER: BUT IS THIS THE BATMAN SERIES WE WANT? 2.5 million views in one day: it’s clear that the people are hungry for more Batman stories. I’ll say this: it looks pretty good. Done right, Gotham could be an amazing, must-watch piece of television. But man, I’m […]