OBI-WAN KENOBI IS FINALLY GETTING HIS OWN MOVIE BECAUSE THE UNIVERSE NEEDS MORE FUN

Newsweek published this story under the headline of “Fun in Space,” on May 30, 1977. Forty years after the first Star Wars movie was released, sources said an Obi-Wan Kenobi film is in the works. In honor of the possible spinoff, Newsweek is republishing the story. I loved Star Wars, and so will you, unless… Read More OBI-WAN KENOBI IS FINALLY GETTING HIS OWN MOVIE BECAUSE THE UNIVERSE NEEDS MORE FUN

Alan Moore to Write Introduction to Collection of Classic British Comic Strip ‘Faceache’

The ‘Watchmen’ and ‘From Hell’ writer considers ‘Faceache’ creator Ken Reid to be a formative influence on his work. Ken Reid is a cartoonist whose name isn’t well-known outside of the U.K., but he’s an inspiration for plenty of comic book greats, including Watchmen’s Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. Audiences unfamiliar with his work will… Read More Alan Moore to Write Introduction to Collection of Classic British Comic Strip ‘Faceache’

The Tokyo Olympic Committee Is Planning A Manga Parade For 2020

We still remember that crazy moment at the Olympics in Rio when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe transformed into Mario to announce that the 2020 games would take place in Tokyo. Well, it turns out his choice to be Mario wasn’t completely random after all. According to the Japan Times, former Prime Minister Yoshirō Mori,… Read More The Tokyo Olympic Committee Is Planning A Manga Parade For 2020

Mister Miracle spirals out of control in his dazzling new comic

The team behind The Sheriff Of Babylon work their winning charm on Mister Miracle There’s a real temptation to just tell people to read Mitch Gerads and Tom King’s Mister Miracle #1 (DC) and leave it at that. This team is a solid one with a lot of skill, and after their work on The Sheriff Of Babylon… Read More Mister Miracle spirals out of control in his dazzling new comic

FLASHPOINT EXPLAINED: WHAT IS THE DC COMICS FLASH STORY?

*Post may contain spoilers* Warner Bros. has big plans in mind for Ezra Miller’s The Flash. Not only will the Scarlet Speedster play a prominent role in the Justice League movie this November, but he’ll also be the star of another upcoming DC Extended Universe film, The Flash: Flashpoint. This new movie will adapt the… Read More FLASHPOINT EXPLAINED: WHAT IS THE DC COMICS FLASH STORY?

Why Geoff Johns Left Marvel For DC Comics

When Geoff Johns was announced as the new head of DC Films, fans rejoiced that the DCEU had found a perfect leader – but if things had gone differently, he may have wound up masterminding Marvel‘s TV and movie entertainment instead. That’s assuming that Johns would have gotten a similar climb up from writer to producer and Chief… Read More Why Geoff Johns Left Marvel For DC Comics

Ultra-rare Wonder Woman comics slated for auction on eBay

Three of the oldest and most historically important Wonder Woman comic books will soon be auctioned off on eBay. The comics are being sold by Darren Adams, collector and owner of Washington-based store Pristine Comics. A portion of the proceeds will go to Trafficking Hope, an organization that works to combat human trafficking. All Star… Read More Ultra-rare Wonder Woman comics slated for auction on eBay

Marvel is working on a Lagos-set Venomverse comic with sci-fi writer Nnedi Okorafor

Nnedi Okorafor can now add comic book writer to her esteemed resume. The Nigerian-American science fiction writer and 2016 Quartz Africa Innovator announced on Twitter that she’ll be penning an eight-page comic for Marvel’s forthcoming Venomverse anthology, which is slated to come out in September 2017. Set in Lagos, the comic will feature a girl… Read More Marvel is working on a Lagos-set Venomverse comic with sci-fi writer Nnedi Okorafor

The Best Superhero Story of the Summer: Mister Miracle

If there’s one superhero I’d love to see get his own movie, it’s Mister Miracle. Unless you’re a regular follower of superhero comics in general and DC comics in particular, you likely don’t know who he is—the guy hasn’t really shown up in any popular media outside of a few cartoon episodes, and he’s never… Read More The Best Superhero Story of the Summer: Mister Miracle

Gosho Aoyama’s “Detective Conan” Manga Reaches Its 1,000th Chapter This Week

In the latest 37th/38th combined issue of Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday released today in Japan, 54-year-old manga artist Gosho Aoyama’s representative mystery manga series Meitantei Conan/Detective Conan (or Case Closed in some countries) reaches its memorial 1,000th chapter. It also becomes the first title to run for more than 1,000 chapters in the 58-year-old manga… Read More Gosho Aoyama’s “Detective Conan” Manga Reaches Its 1,000th Chapter This Week