Thursday, February 26, 2015

A Giant Monster Attacking Tennessee?


Source: Facebook

If you live in Tennessee be afraid ... be very afraid.

This amazing photo was posted to Facebook by a North Carolina resident who snapped it while driving down I40 towards Knoxville, TN somewhere near Pigeon Forge.

Is it an amazing weather phenomenon or a giant winged monster with multiple tentacles?

Common sense dictates that it's just an incredible cloud formation, yet back in 2009 something that looked very much like this allegedly attacked a wind turbine in the U.K.

Just to be safe Knoxville residents should summon Godzilla, or at least let Dolly Parton know that she has a 300 ft tall stalker from another world!

Star Wars Episode 7: Who is the Jedi Luke Skywalker is Training?


As always, there could be possible Star Wars Episode 7 SPOILERS below, enter at your own risk.

From Movie Pilot

Luke Skywalker has been at the center of many of the recent Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens rumors including a recent one that we might see the actor Robert Boulter play a young Luke Skywalker in one of the rumored flashback sequences in the movie. While the idea of a flashback in a Star Wars movie still strikes many as somewhat blasphemous for one reason or another, it's looking pretty likely that we'll get at least one.

There's no conformation that Robert Boulter is in Star Wars Episode 7 in any kind of role but if you squint just right he does resemble a young Mark Hamill. We do however have confirmation that Billie Lourd, Carrie Fisher's 21 year old daughter, is in the movie and playing a young Princess Leia, complete with those hair buns and everything if the Daily Mail is to be believed. And who would ever doubt the Daily Mail?

The two actors could probably pass for being relatively the same age if the flashback for both of these characters is taking place at the same time, which would make some sense. One flashback to cover all the necessary information we need would seem more prudent than multiple flashbacks throughout the movie.

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Cecil Castellucci and Chris Sprouse's Wonder Woman Tale


From DC Comics

With so much going on in the DC Universe and the mega-event Convergence looming on the horizon, it’s easy to lose sight of the amazing digital first comics coming out every week. You don’t want to do that, and you particularly don’t want to fall behind on Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman, which has become one of the most original, cutting edge and flat-out fun comic books that we’re publishing right now.

You don’t need to be familiar with Wonder Woman’s continuity, backstory or supporting cast to understand it. In fact, all you really need is an interest in compelling, unique super hero storytelling. The fact that it stars one of the most popular characters in pop culture who almost never gets the anthology treatment is just gravy—but admittedly, pretty awesome gravy. After all, it’s the chance to write or draw a Wonder Woman tale that has drawn such a cool collection of creators to Sensation Comics.

Case in point, Sensation’s newest creative team: Writer Cecil Castellucci, Penciller Chris Sprouse, Inker Karl Story and Colorist Jordie Bellaire. Castellucci is a popular YA novelist and comic writer who is probably best known (at least around here) for her MINX series, The Plain Janes. Sprouse, Story and Bellaire are the art team behind the recent Tom Strong. What’s a Wonder Woman tale conceived by these very different creative forces look like?

Guest starring Lois Lane, the two-part “Girls’ Day Out” reveals what happens when two of DC’s most famous female characters connect for an interview. It’s smart, whimsical and fun. It makes you wonder why these two don’t team up more often. And it’s an absolute must-read for anyone looking for strong, positive female-driven super hero comics.

In the spirit of their story, we decided to sit Castellucci and Sprouse down for a little interview of our own. Enjoy…

What’s your favorite thing about Wonder Woman?

Cecil Castellucci: One of my favorite things about Wonder Woman is how much care and love she has for humanity. I think that it is extremely brave of her to leave her island and forge her own life. It takes guts to leave what you know and go to a place where you are the unknown. I also think that her strength comes not only from her superpowers, but also springs from her amazing sense of self. She knows exactly who she is and she makes no apologies for it. She's singular, but while she's so different, she's relatable to us mere mortal women. Wonder Woman shows us all that we have our rare particular talents and our turn to shine. Sometimes it's only Wonder Woman who has the skill set that can save the day. As a lady, I appreciate that.

Chris Sprouse: I've always loved the mythological aspect of the character. Wonder Woman is not just a female Superman—she's a god! She's not a human being, and I like the way Cecil played her in our story: she's a stranger in a strange land.

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Star Wars #4, October 1977 Issue - Marvel Comics

Star Wars #4, October 1977 Issue - Marvel Comics

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1st printing.

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Screenplay by George Lucas. Adapted by Roy Thomas. Art by Howard Chaykin and Steve Leialoha.

While Luke, Han, Leia, and the rest try desperately to escape the confines of the Death Star, Ben Kenobi stands face-to-face with the deadliest Sith Lord the Dark Side has ever produced, Darth Vader! As the two bitter enemies duel to a stalemate with lightsabres, the old jedi soon realizes that for Luke, and the galaxy for that matter, to go on, he may have to make the ultimate sacrifice.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Godzilla Hotel To Open In Tokyo


From Yahoo Movies

Godzilla Hotel To Open In Tokyo

Ever wondered how you’d feel if you looked out of the window of a big city hotel room to see Godzilla outside? Well, soon visitors to Tokyo will be able to experience just that, for real… more or less.

This April will see the opening of Hotel Gracery in the Shinjuku district of Japan’s capital city, and the hotel will have some most unique selling points based around the monster movie franchise which has become of Japan’s biggest (in more ways than one) pop culture exports.

The hotel is situated above Shinjuku’s Toho Cinema - Toho Studios being the birthplace of the King of the Monsters - and a giant Godzilla head statue is being erected on the cinema’s roof.

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Harley Quinn in Infinite Crisis: One Crazy Champion


From DC Comics

For the developers of Infinite Crisis, the online game set in the DC Comics Multiverse, only one thing is crazier than Harley Quinn… and that’s not putting her in the game. That’s why the team chose the former psychologist as one of their earliest characters to work on. Even before Superman.

Who’s laughing now, Kent?

The Infinite Crisis development team has a sweet job, really. They get to take the biggest names in DC Comics and bring them to life, building skill kits and animations that capture the essence of who they are. Batman is a serious and silent assassin, Doomsday a raging abomination, and Wonder Woman a selfless defender. And in this world of idyllic heroes and ruthless villains, Harley is crazier than Dex-Starr on catnip.

That’s why she was such a treat to work on for the Infinite Crisis art team—because she really is the one character who can do anything. Skipping through the game’s environments when the whole of existence is at stake? No problem. Playing with her dolls when no one is looking? Check. Dressing up in her favorite footie pajamas before smacking people around with her teddy bear? Hell yes!

But it’s not all fun and games; Harley has a serious job to do too. (Actually, it is a game and a fun one at that, but we’re digressing.) As the Joker’s frequent sidekick, she has a lot of experience as an enabler, helping the Clown Prince of Crime pull off his craziest plans. She’s actually a lot like Robin in that regard, minus the parental tragedy and grappling hook.

Well, in Infinite Crisis, Harley continues that pedigree as a controller—a supporting character who helps her teammates get the job done. Plus, she has a unique set of skills at her disposal with which to do it. She can heal her allies with laughter (it’s the best medicine, after all), give her enemies a few pies to the face, or smack them around with her giant hammer (we suggest adding your own crazy sound effects when you do it—“Thwa-funk!” is a personal favorite of ours). When used properly, these skills create great opportunities for Harley’s allies to secure kills or escape to safety in the game.

Here’s the best part. Maybe the folks at Infinite Crisis have been infected by some of Harley’s crazy, but Infinite Crisis is free to download and play right now! Plus, as you complete the tutorial and learn the ropes, you can unlock six DC champions to play—including Ms. Quinn herself. And as if that wasn’t enough, in honor of Harley Quinn Month, we’re giving away 25 Bombshell Harley Quinn costume codes over on Facebook every weekday until the end of the month. So grab one for yourself and get in the game. Mr. J is waiting…

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Superman #220 - October 1969 Issue - DC Comics

Superman #220 - October 1969 Issue - DC Comics

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1st printing.

This comic book is in used condition. Comic is complete with cover and all pages attached. This comic has flaws that warrant a Fine grade.

Note: Moderate spine creasing. Rounded corners. Three inch heavy crease down the center of front cover. Two medium size creases on back cover (Printing error).

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Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson.

Superman and the Flash switch costumes during a space mission against a malevolent plant intelligence, but are beaten, given amnesia, and thrown back to Earth separately. When they awaken, Flash thinks that he must be Superman, and Superman believes he is the Flash. Eventually, they regain their memories, trade uniforms, and move the Earth out of the way of the approaching plant-being, which falls into the sun and dies.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Joseph Kahn’s Power Rangers Short Film


Source: Youtube

This morning Adi Shankar released Power/Rangers, a “bootleg short film” directed by Joseph Kahn (Torque, Detention), co-written by Dutch Southern (Bad Turn Worse) and starring James Van Der Beek (Dawson’s Creek) and Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica). Described as “a twist on the Power Rangers mythos”, the short film is a a well crafted brilliant fx-heavy send-up of dark and gritty fan films while also somehow being a fun addition to the genre.

If you haven't seen this yet, prepare to be amazed!



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Spiral Begins in Amazing Spider-Man #16.1

The legendary Gerry Conway returns to Spidey alongside artist Carlo Barberi!

From Marvel Comics

Peter Parker may be back from Spider-Verse, but his troubles are far from over!

Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look inside AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #16.1, the first chapter of "Spiral"! One of the most celebrated Spider-Man writers of all-time, Gerry Conway, returns to the webhead alongside artist Carlo Barberi for an all-new tale of crime and corruption in the dark corners of the Marvel Universe. That’s right, the man who brought you some of the most shocking and iconic Spidey stories in history returns for a new story that’s sure to be no exception!

The underworld is in flux ever since the Kingpin got taken out of Shadowland. That war is heating up and now that Spidey is back on the seen he’s going to do something about it! But he’s not the only one out for justice – Police Captain Yuri Watanabe is trying to curtail the madness both in her day job and as the vigilante known as The Wraith! But do she and Spidey play by the same rules?

Hammerhead, Tombstone, the Circus of Crime, Black Cat and Mr. Negative. Only one can rule the underworld. And they’ll stop at nothing to eliminate their competition. Who will be left standing when the dust settles? Find out when the epic "Spiral" kicks off this March in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #16.1!

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Steven Spielberg Hopes To Direct Chris Pratt In Indiana Jones Reboot

From Deadline Hollywood

Here’s a good one to chew on as we head off to the pre-Oscar parties. Last month, I reported that Steven Spielberg wants Chris Pratt to anchor the rebirth of Indiana Jones that is being developed at Disney. It’s very early days, but my sources tell me that, assuming a script comes in to his satisfaction, Spielberg hopes to direct that film. He directed the first four with Harrison Ford as the swashbuckling archaeologist.

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Godzilla, Seven Samurai Reunited at Tokyo Exhibition


From Japan Realtime

Some of Japan’s most iconic film characters, including Godzilla and the Seven Samurai, are reunited at a Tokyo exhibition that recalls the great age of Japanese film, and features Japanese-film specialties — monsters and samurai.

“Toho Studios – Innovative Filmmakers in Setagaya,” which opened on Feb. 21 at the Setagaya Art Museum, explores the creative legacy of Toho Studios, which started as the Photo Chemical Laboratory in 1932 and has been the birthplace of countless films since. Among the most memorable, “Godzilla” and “Seven Samurai” were both released in 1954 and came to symbolize the studio’s golden age.

The exhibition introduces many of the creative people who worked for the studio over its 80-year history, exploring how the films were made, with a special focus on the two legendary films.

At the opening reception on Feb. 20, museum director Tadayasu Sakai said the exhibition “deciphers Toho Studios in the context of an art museum,” and “conveys the sentiments of the times in many ways.”

Godzilla’s lead actor Akira Takarada, now 80, recalled, “One day, I was given a screenplay, with ‘Godzilla’ in black letters on a red cover. I realized I had got my first lead role, something I had been dreaming of.”

Godzilla depicts the imagined consequences of nuclear power out of control and featured special effects remarkable for the time. As can be seen in storyboards, design sketches and production albums, director Ishiro Honda collaborated closely with special-effects director Eiji Tsuburaya to bring the monster to life and work it into a serious dramatic story. The studio eventually produced 28 Godzilla movies by 2004, and is scheduled to release another in 2016.

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Time Ran Out - The Avengers #44 Final Issue Variant


Jim Cheung's variant cover is available exclusively through the Marvel Exchange Program!

From Marvel Comics

This April, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes face extinction.

As Secret Wars and the final incursion loom, our heroes stand shoulder to shoulder for their cataclysmic end. Marvel is pleased to present your look at superstar artist Jim Cheung’s FINAL ISSUE VARIANT to AVENGERS #44 – the last, epic issue!

Available to retailers only through Marvel’s Exchange Program, the AVENGERS #44 FINAL ISSUE VARIANT is exclusive to comic shops and can only be received by qualifying retailers who exchange stripped covers of unsold AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS #1 standard covers for this stunning variant!

Before the highly-anticipated Secret Wars begins in May, close out Jonathan Hickman’s sprawling Avengers saga in style with this stunning variant rendered by one of the top artists in the industry! What changes await Earth’s Mightiest in the pages of Secret Wars? You’ll have to wait till May to find out. But before that, no fan should miss out on an opportunity to own this one of a kind variant cover when it hits stores this April!

Retailers: Retailers qualifying for the AVENGERS #44 FINAL ISSUE VARIANT should be receiving an email with details on how to order and receive this limited edition variant cover. If a retailer has not received the information, they are encouraged to contact their Diamond Customer Service Representative.

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Hayley Atwell Gears Up For the Marvel's Agent Carter Season Finale


The series' star looks back at the first season and forward to its dramatic finale!

From Marvel Comics

Hayley Atwell wraps up her first season of “Marvel’s Agent Carter” this Tuesday at 9:00 p.m. ET on ABC, bringing Peggy’s mission to clear Howard Stark’s name to a dramatic close!

After a season full of twists, turns, betrayals, and unlikely alliances, Atwell finally has the chance to look back at where Agent Carter’s story has taken her before next week’s big finale.

When she first took the role of Peggy Carter for Marvel’s “Captain America: The First Avenger,” the star never dreamed it would spawn not only a Marvel One-Shot but her very own series as well. Atwell took a moment to chat with Marvel.com ahead of Tuesday’s season finale, looking back at all she’s accomplished with the character so far as well as what awaits her in the future!

Marvel.com: Now that you’ve reached the end of the road for this first season, how different was the experience than what you were expecting? When you started filming did it end up being exactly what you expected?

Hayley Atwell: I don’t know when I learned [this, but] the lesson is trying to not actually expect anything because that takes you out of the moment and stops you from navigating your way through a journey as you find it. So without trying to sound all high and mighty, I felt that I actually came to it from scratch. I didn’t know what I was necessarily doing, other than what I had done before in the other movies. I set out [seeing] this as an opportunity to explore another side of Peggy.

The main thing that I wanted to explore was the vulnerability and the humor of Peggy, which I didn’t feel there was really any chance to explore in the other films. I wanted to make her three-dimensional and relatable. I wanted to see her flaws, her idiosyncrasies. I wanted to see her frustrated, I wanted to see her grieving, being lonely, and the kind of social awkwardness that she had with other women [who] she couldn’t really get close to them because of the job that she was in and the cost of losing Steve. Those were the kind of things that I set out to explore, and I think, having finished the first season, it makes me feel very proud that the writers took those things on board. They decided to collaborate with me and listen and pay attention to what I was capable of doing as an actor and what my skillset was and based the show around that, if that makes sense.

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Saturday, February 21, 2015

Superman #226 - May 1970 Issue - DC Comics - When Superman Became King Kong!

Superman #226 - May 1970 Issue - DC Comics

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1st printing.

This comic book is in used condition. Comic is complete with cover and all pages attached. This comic has flaws that warrant a Fine grade.

Note: Mild spine creasing. .5 inch tear on right hand edge of front cover. Moisture stain on bottom edge of back cover.

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Script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos.

Superman is affected by Red Kryptonite while watching the movie King Kong. As a result, he grows to giant-size, has his intellect dulled for a time, is incapable of speech, and goes on a rampage duplicating that of King Kong in the movie. Later, when the effect wears off, Superman transports Titano from the past to help protect his secret identity from Jimmy’s and Lois’s suspicions.

Clark Kent gets an interview with scientist Dr. Carl Cathcart, who dies during the session and passes on the key formula of his last invention to him. As a result, Kent is guarded round the clock by American agents, which makes it difficult for him to perform super-deeds, and is later captured by enemy agents who wish to pry from him the secret of the formula.

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Friday, February 20, 2015

Red Sonja and Conan Cross Blades Once More in All-New Comic Book Series


From Dynamite Entertainment

Dynamite Entertainment and Dark Horse Comics are proud to announce that Red Sonja, the fearless She-Devil with a Sword, and the legendary adventurer Conan the Barbarian will team up once again in an all-new comic book miniseries, Red Sonja / Conan. Following upon the success of the Conan / Red Sonja crossover released in January 2015, the new launch welcomes celebrated author Victor Gischler as the series writer. Red Sonja / Conan will debut this summer with a #1 issue featuring cover artwork by Alex Ross, Ed Benes, and Roberto Castro.

In Red Sonja / Conan, the crimson-tressed warrior and Hyborian berserker are reunited during an impromptu tournament of arms, a festive occasion that unexpectedly gives way to supernatural menace. The famous fantasy pair -- known for their camraderie in battle, the fiery tension of an unspoken passion, and the occasional rivalry towards each other as respected peers -- must unite to face a horde of demons set loose upon the land. While the events of Red Sonja / Conan take place one year after the continuity established in the Conan / Red Sonja series of early 2015, the script has been carefully constructed to appeal to returning fans and newcomers alike.

"I'm very excited to be working with two amazing iconic characters like Red Sonja and Conan. It's also pretty awesome that two comic publishers like Dynamite and Dark Horse can come together to make something like this happen," said writer Victor Gischler "I think we're in for some top notch high adventure."

Victor Gischler, a bestselling novelist and comic book writer, has written adventures set within the swords-and-sorcery world of Robert E. Howard previously, in the form of a five-issue Dark Horse miniseries called Conan: The Phantoms of the Black Coast. Red Sonja / Conan marks the writer's first time writing the She-Devil with a Sword, although he has worked hand-in-hand with Dynamite Entertainment twice before, with an acclaimed run on The Shadow and its spin-off series, Noir. Gischler's extensive work in the comic book industry also includes two stories set with Joss Whedon's Buffyverse (Spike and Angel & Faith), as well as popular Marvel superhero titles The Punisher, Deadpool, and X-Men.

"Pairing up Red Sonja and Conan the first time was so much fun, we just had to do it again," says Dynamite Publisher and CEO Nick Barrucci. "The two have such an interesting history in comics between them, dating back to the late 1970s, and it seems that more than just sparks are destined to fly whenever this pair of star-crossed warriors meet. We at Dynamite are very proud to work alongside our friends at Dark Horse Comics to reunite these icons, and to deliver the best fantasy comic books ever made available on store shalves."

"We're extremely excited to see Dynamite complete this adventure fifteen years in the making between these two classic characters," says Dark Horse President Mike Richardson. "Dynamite has been a fantastic partner to work with on this critically acclaimed series and no doubt their story arc will be an excellent contribution to the Robert E. Howard legacy."

The new Red Sonja / Conan miniseries is slated for release beginning in Summer 2015. The current Conan / Red Sonja series, co-written by Gail Simone and Jim Zub, and featuring artwork by Dan Panosian, is available for purchase in stores now from Dark Horse Comics and Dynamite Entertainment. Fans are encouraged to look for new announcements on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Instagram as the latest updates become available.