A ’90s-Set ‘Captain Marvel’ Movie Opens Up Worlds of Possibilities

The news from Marvel’s San Diego Comic-Con panel that Captain Marvel will take place in the past — the 1990s, to be precise — is a surprising one. So far, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has enjoyed a tight continuity (and contemporary focus) after the 1940s setting of 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger. But is… Read More A ’90s-Set ‘Captain Marvel’ Movie Opens Up Worlds of Possibilities

Pakistan’s superheroes include burqa-clad avengers and teenage crime-fighters jointly drawn by Indian artist

She’s a doting older sister by day and a crime-fighting vigilante by night. Meet Raat, the Pakistani counterpart to Catwoman and other female superheroes, whose mission is to keep the streets of Kolachi safe for its residents. On one adventure, Raat brings down corrupt cops who extort bribes from hapless civilians. Before she busts the… Read More Pakistan’s superheroes include burqa-clad avengers and teenage crime-fighters jointly drawn by Indian artist

“Peepo Choo” Manga Author Launches KickStarter for “Death Metal Zombie Cop” Manga

Felipe Smith, the author who created Tokyopop-published MBQ, and Peepo Choo, first published in Japan by Kodansha in Morning Two, then at Vertical, and All-New Ghost Rider at Marvel, has a new project in development. Death Metal Zombie Cop is an Action/Horror comic originally conceived in Japan (shortly after ending serialization of Peepo Choo with… Read More “Peepo Choo” Manga Author Launches KickStarter for “Death Metal Zombie Cop” Manga

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Episode 17: “Run, Sarada!” review

Warning: The following review has spoilers for the episode. This week’s episode of Boruto gives us a closer look into the life of Sarada, daughter of Naruto’s former squad members Sasuke and Sakura. Although the episode is ultimately just filler, it does explore the troubled family life of one of the shows more important characters,… Read More Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Episode 17: “Run, Sarada!” review

More Info on “Steins;Gate 0” Anime, Manga, and Novel Plans Revealed

An anime adaptation of Steins;Gate 0 was revealed way back when 5pb. first announced the game, and now production is officially underway. The Steins;Gate 0 anime is one part of the Steins;Gate World Line 2017-2018 Project that Kadokawa discussed at Anime Expo 2017. While we don’t have a date for the project outside of the… Read More More Info on “Steins;Gate 0” Anime, Manga, and Novel Plans Revealed

Avengers: Infinity War director reveals the one Marvel character that won’t appear in sequel

By now, it’s apparent that pretty much all of Marvel Cinematic Universe crop of characters will be showing up in forthcoming Avengers film Infinity War. Well, that’s all bar one. Joe Russo, one-half of the film’s directing duo alongside Anthony Russo, has revealed that Carol Danvers AKA Captain Marvel – the character who’ll be played… Read More Avengers: Infinity War director reveals the one Marvel character that won’t appear in sequel

Vikramadiya Motwane: Adapting Chakra for big screen would be challenging

Vikramadiya Motwane, who is heading for the big screen adaptation of Chakra: The Invincible, says since India doesn’t have a superhero culture, it will be a little difficult to transport into thatworld. Chakra: The Invincible is the first Indian superherocreated by comics legend Stan Lee. Director Vikramadiya Motwane, who is heading for the big screen… Read More Vikramadiya Motwane: Adapting Chakra for big screen would be challenging

At San Diego Comic-Con, Diversity in Content and Consumers is Key

PW’s San Diego Comic-Con panel explored changes sweeping comics retailing San Diego Comic-Con, held this year from July 20 to 23, is a massive celebration of popular culture and a perfect bellwether for the comics industry. Launched in the 1970s as a place for superhero fans to trade back issues (and endlessly debate which is… Read More At San Diego Comic-Con, Diversity in Content and Consumers is Key

Comics: A write of passage… ‘They had lovely, subtle, subliminal messages going through them’

Communion money, 99s, the GAA disco, the Gaeltacht – coming of age in Ireland involves many rites of passage that have lasted down the ages. And then, there are those largely lost on the winds of time, highly beloved of only a couple of generations of Irish people. Long before the internet and iPads, Ireland’s… Read More Comics: A write of passage… ‘They had lovely, subtle, subliminal messages going through them’

In Spite Of ‘Wonder Woman’ Success, Comics Are Still Plagued By Sexism, A Study Reveals

Patty Jenkins’ runaway blockbuster “Wonder Woman” no doubt made great — if not long overdue — strides in proving a female lead can carry a summer flagpole film, but its success shouldn’t distract us from the fact that comics, especially under the DC and Marvel banners, have a long way to go in the quest… Read More In Spite Of ‘Wonder Woman’ Success, Comics Are Still Plagued By Sexism, A Study Reveals