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Interview: Mike Johnson talks Star Trek

25 July 2015 1:22 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With the release of Star Trek/Green Lantern #1 and the Sdcc news of Star Trek: Starfleet Academy just breaking Villordsutch managed to sit down and chat with the always busy Mike Johnson

Villordsutch: Your name is attached in the top corner of all the Star Trek ongoing series comics Mike, and you’ve written up a lot of stories.  Did you arrive at the Idw doors saying, “I have a plan for the next 5 years!” or are you part of an Idw’s current Star Trek plan for the next 5 years?

Mike Johnson:  I wish I was clever enough to have five years planned out! My arrival was fortuitous, because at the time I was working for Alex Kurtzman & Bob Orci, who were in the process of writing and producing the 2009 Star Trek movie. With their encouragement I had already been writing for DC Comics, and when the »

- Villordsutch

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"Civil War" Haircut, "Ultron" Blu-Ray Trailer

24 July 2015 8:59 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Been a long time since a new hair cut has caused such talk.

Scarlett Johansson has been spotted returning to the "Captain America: Civil War" set after a break from filming. The catch? She's got a new hairdo and Just Jared has posted the shots of the actress sporting her own natural hair dyed Black Widow's signature red color - but way shorter.

When not on-set in a more regular Black Widow style wig, Johansson usually kept her blond hair intact - like she did back in May shooting scenes for 'Civil War' with a long red wig as seen here. This has immediately sparked speculation that Black Widow will get her locks chopped off in the film into a pixie-style reminiscent of her appearance in Frank Miller's "Daredevil" comic run.

Omg Scarlett Johansson has dyed her blonde hair Natasha Romanoff red, Could This Be short hair Natasha??? pic. »

- Garth Franklin

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'Captain America: Civil War' Gives Black Widow a Drastic New Look?

24 July 2015 8:06 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Are you ready for Black Widow to get a makeover? Seems Marvel might be! Actress Scarlett Johansson was spotted away from the Captain America: Civil War set sporting a new hairdo that she tried very hard to hide. An actress with a different hair style wouldn't normally be anything new to report, but the shorn hair is still dyed Black Widow red, a color Scarlett Johansson doesn't usually keep when out of character. Is Natasha Romanova getting a drastic new look?

Since her debut on the big screen in 2010's Iron Man 2, Black Widow has altered her appearance in both hair and suit in each following movie, with Scarlett Johansson showing up in 2012's Marvel's The Avengers, 2014's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and this year's Avengers: Age of Ultron. And her hair has gradually gotten shooter with each new adventure. But the 'pixie' cut, which is buzzed close to the scalp, »

- MovieWeb

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Blu-Ray Review: ‘Justice League: Gods and Monsters’

24 July 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Bruce Timm has achieved legendary status in certain circles for his contributions to Warner Bros. Animation — including the “Justice League” TV series — and returns to that niche in a dazzling way with “Justice League: Gods and Monsters,” an original alternate-universe rewrite of Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman’s origins. Conceived by Timm and writer Alan Burnett, this direct-to-Blu-Ray release plays like a mind-bending fever dream, owing a spiritual debt to Frank Miller’s “The Dark Knight Returns” but standing very much on its own. Clearly calibrated to wow comics aficionados, anyone who can distinguish Batman from Man-Bat will want this baby on their shelves.

In this bizarre (no, not Bizarro) world, Superman (Benjamin Bratt), Batman (Michael C. Hall) and Wonder Woman (Tamara Taylor) operate out of the Tower of Justice, working on behalf of a government that capitalizes on their talents but fears it cannot control them. When the President »

- Brian Lowry

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Does This Photo Reveal A Drastic New Look For 'Black Widow' In Captain America: Civil War?

23 July 2015 6:03 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

As you can see from the image below (via Just Jared), Scarlett Johansson has been spotted out and about with a very different hairdo than we're used to seeing. This would normally be no big deal, but the fact that she's a) seemingly trying to conceal it, and b) it's still a Black Widow shade of red, definitely appears to indicate that this could be her look for Captain America: Civil War.  Bear in mind that the comic book version of Black Widow sported a similar short style during Frank Miller's Daredevil run, so a change of look for the character wouldn't be too huge a departure from the source material. We've obviously seen the actress on the Atlanta set with her now familiar long haired look, so perhaps this new do will factor into the plot somehow. What do you guys think? »

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‘Hawkeye’ #22 concludes the series in a blaze of glory

16 July 2015 7:10 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Hawkeye #22

Storytellers: Matt Fraction and David Aja

Colorist: Matt Hollingsworth

Publisher: Marvel Comics

Five months after Clint Barton’s faithful dog Lucky showed up with an arrow in his mouth in Hawkeye #21, Hawkeye #22 is finally out and ties up the series’ arc in a violent, emotional bow. (Pun fully intended.) Storytellers Matt Fraction and David Aja bring back both Hawkeyes  and show how much Kate Bishop has progressed as a character throughout series, and how much Clint hasn’t progressed in the best of ways. Like last issue, Hawkeye #22 is mainly action, but artists Aja and Hollingsworth raise the stakes with a variety of artistic tricks, including Aja’s trademark multi-panel grids, making Chris Eliopoulos’ lettering look like panels Will Eisner or Frank Miller style, and the use of silhouettes.

Aja’s vivisection of the comics page in Hawkeye #22 makes for smooth, coherent reading and  his bigger panels that much more meaningful, »

- Logan Dalton

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'Batman Vs Superman': What We Learned at Comic-Con

14 July 2015 2:08 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The dust has finally settled on Comic-Con 2015, and we're left with quite a few awesome souvenirs. One of the best being the brand-new, full-length trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which helped cap off a memorable panel for Warner Bros. that also included The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Pan and a surprise appearance from David Ayer and his Suicide Squad cast. As huge as that collective is, the Batman v Superman trailer brought down the house, giving us Much more than the underwhelming first trailer from April.

The trailer offered our first look at Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) in action, Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) doing his best Kurt Cobain impression and an explanation of exactly why Batman (Ben Affleck) has beef with Superman (Henry Cavill). But the trailer was just the tip of the iceberg, with Zack Snyder and the entire cast shedding some much-needed light on this iconic story. »

- MovieWeb

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Is This Batman V Superman Shot A Tribute To The Dark Knight Returns?

14 July 2015 12:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Zack Snyder‘s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice isn’t an adaptation of Frank Miller‘s epic graphic novel The Dark Knight Returns, but the film’s roots are directly inspired by that comic story. So did Snyder hide an homage to the iconic cover of The Dark Knight Returns in the new film? Lets take a look. […]

The post Is This Batman V Superman Shot A Tribute To The Dark Knight Returns? appeared first on /Film. »

- Peter Sciretta

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R.I.P. Robin: No room for the Boy Wonder in Batman v Superman?

13 July 2015 2:40 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Anghus Houvouras on Robin’s fate in the DC Cinematic Universe…

It ain’t easy being Robin. First off, your parents are dead leaving you an emotional cripple. Then you end up the ward of a cold, distant billionaire. Eventually he reveals his secret to you and you join his endless, joyless war on crime. Your mentor keeps you at arm’s length and refuses you the validation you so desperately crave. On top of that, everyone is trying to kill you. The Joker… Penguin… Zack Snyder

By now we’ve all seen that amazing Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer. If you haven’t, do yourself a favor and check it out here. It’s an emotional, action-packed, epic piece of marketing. DC and Warner Bros. have thrown down the gauntlet. A huge, metallic, electrified gauntlet declaring themselves the new kings of hype in the world of superhero movies. »

- Anghus Houvouras

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True Detective Season 2 Recap: “Down Will Come”

13 July 2015 9:13 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Recovering from the utter madness of Comic-Con 2015, which this writer just returned to some 11 hours ago, made the uptick in potent, rousing moments in True Detective Season 2’s fourth episode all the more disorienting. “Down Will Come” ends with the sort of visceral, bloody tragedy that actually matches Season 2’s lugubrious tone, whereas the rest of the season thus far (including a large amount of this episode) has simply felt portentous. The attempted taking of Ledo Amarilla (Cesar Garcia), the first strong suspect in the murder of Vinci’s city manager, ends with dozens of casualties, as well as the death of Detective Dixon (W. Earl Brown), one of this season’s more intriguing characters; that’s not even mentioning that the extended shoot-out ends with the shooting of Amarilla himself. Credit the talented television director Jeremy Podeswa, a veteran of Game of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire, for giving the »

- Chris Cabin

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Comic-Con: Warner Bros. Unveils 'Superman vs. Batman: Dawn of Justice' (Trailer)

12 July 2015 12:56 PM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

It was a major power move when Warner Bros. put two of the biggest comic heroes of all time in one movie. You could almost hear them saying, "Take that, Marvel!" At Saturday's Comic-Con panel the studio wowed Hall H with a dramatic three-panel display running down the sides of the massive space. And threw up all the DC titles in the works: "Justice League" 1 and 2, "Suicide Squad," "The Flash," "Cyborg," and "Aquaman."  Warner Bros. has been through many iterations of DC's Batman at this point, from Tim Burton and Michael Keaton through Val Kilmer, George Clooney and finally, the winning Chris Nolan trilogy starring Christian Bale. Now Ben Affleck is taking on the role of an older Dark Knight (influenced by Frank Miller's take on the character) who decides to get back into his Batgear in order to set his vigilante sights on too-powerful evil alien Superman. (See trailer below. »

- Anne Thompson

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Warner Bros lights up San Diego

11 July 2015 3:36 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Comic-con: Warner Bros set the bar high with the first Hall H session of Saturday, unleashing a slick and loud session that suggested it has begun to execute on a long-term strategy to exploit the treasures that lie within the DC Comics vaults.

Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice was the jewel in the crown, but the wrap-around panels that stretched along the side walls of Hall H pointedly referenced two Justice League films, a Green Lantern project, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman and Suicide Squad.

Zack Snyder and his key Batman v Superman cast of Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter and Amy Adams took centre stage as the studio did a good job of ratcheting up anticipation levels ahead of the summer 2016 release.

The trailer for Batman v Superman delighted the crowd and profiled a gritty, disturbing world reminiscent of the Gotham created in Christopher Nolan’s trilogy.

Footage »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Warner Bros brings heat to San Diego

11 July 2015 3:36 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Warner Bros set the bar high with the first Hall H session of Saturday, unleashing a slick and loud session that suggested it has begun to execute on a long-term strategy to exploit the treasures that lie within the DC Comics vaults.

Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice was the jewel in the crown, but the wrap-around panels that stretched along the side walls of Hall H pointedly referenced two Justice League films, a Green Lantern project, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman and Suicide Squad.

Zack Snyder and his key Batman v Superman cast of Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter and Amy Adams took centre stage as the studio did a good job of ratcheting up anticipation levels ahead of the summer 2016 release.

The trailer for Batman v Superman delighted the crowd and profiled a gritty, disturbing world reminiscent of the Gotham created in Christopher Nolan’s trilogy.

Footage showed »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Sdcc: Full list of winners from the 2015 Eisner Awards

11 July 2015 4:05 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Last night the Indigo Ballroom of the Hilton San Diego Bayfront played host to the 27th Annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, and thanks to Bleeding Cool we’ve got a full list of all the winners…

Best Short Story

“Beginning’s End,” by Rina Ayuyang, muthamagazine.com

“Corpse on the Imjin!” by Peter Kuper, in Masterful Marks: Cartoonists Who Changed the World (Simon & Schuster)

“Rule Number One,” by Lee Bermejo, in Batman Black and White #3 (DC)

The Sound of One Hand Clapping,” by Max Landis & Jock, in Adventures of Superman #41-42 (DC)

“When the Darkness Presses,” by Emily Carroll, http://emcarroll.com/comics/darkness/

Best Single Issue (or One-Shot)

Astro City #16: “Wish I May” by Kurt Busiek & Brent Anderson (Vertigo/DC)

Beasts of Burden: Hunters and Gatherers, by Evan Dorkin & Jill Thompson (Dark Horse)

Madman in Your Face 3D Special, by Mike Allred (Image)

Marvel 75th Anniversary Celebration »

- Gary Collinson

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'Dark Knight 3: The Master Race' Comic Art and Details Revealed

9 July 2015 1:36 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

DC Entertainment began Comic-Con International: San Diego 2015 with a blockbuster announcement, revealing today that artists Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson will be joining living-legend Batman writer and artist Frank Miller and acclaimed writer Brian Azzarello in bringing the final chapter of the celebrated The Dark Knight Returns saga to life. The Dark Knight III: The Master Race is the epic conclusion to Miller's 1986 classic The Dark Knight Returns trilogy - heralded by Time Magazine as one of the 10 greatest graphic novels of all time - and its 2001-2002 follow-up series Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again.

The Dark Knight III: The Master Race will be an eight-issue, comic book periodical, to be published monthly under the DC Comics imprint. Within each 32 page periodical there will be a special 16 page "Dark Knight Universe" comic affixed in the center. Each "Dark Knight Universe" comic will feature a rotating cast of special guest artists and characters. »

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Sdcc: DC announces new details for Frank Miller’s Dark Knight III: The Master Race

9 July 2015 1:28 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

DC Comics has announced new details on The Dark Knight III: The Master Race, the upcoming third and final chapter of Frank Miller’s Dark Knight trilogy.

Marking the 30th anniversary of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, The Master Race will be an eight-issue periodical, with artists Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson joining Miller and co-writer Brian Azzarello. Each issue will also contain a special 16 page “Dark Knight Universe” comic affixed in the centre, featuring a rotating cast of special guest artists and characters.

“We went into this knowing that we had to give fans more,” said Dan Didio and Jim Lee, Co-Publishers for DC Entertainment. “We’re pulling out all the stops to deliver an amazing conclusion to this exciting body of work. We hope it inspires the next generation of writers and artists, the way it has already inspired us.”

According to Kubert, “Frank Miller and Brian Azzarello »

- Gary Collinson

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Comics: New Details And Artwork For Frank Miller's Dark Knight III: The Master Race

9 July 2015 11:14 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

DC Entertainment began Comic-Con International: San Diego 2015 with a blockbuster announcement, revealing today that artists Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson will be joining living-legend Batman writer and artist Frank Miller and acclaimed writer Brian Azzarello in bringing the final chapter of the celebrated The Dark Knight Returns saga to life.   “The Dark Knight III: The Master Race” is the epic conclusion to Miller’s 1986 classic The Dark Knight Returns trilogy – heralded by Time Magazine as one of the 10 greatest graphic novels of all time – and its 2001-2002 follow-up series Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again.   The Dark Knight III: The Master Race will be an eight-issue, comic book periodical, to be published monthly under the DC Comics imprint.  Within each 32 page periodical there will be a special 16 page “Dark Knight Universe” comic affixed in the center. Each “Dark Knight Universe” comic will feature a rotating cast of »

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Comic-Con: Frank Miller's 'Dark Knight III' to Feature Additional 16-Page Mini-Comics

9 July 2015 11:02 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

While plot details about The Dark Knight III: The Master Race remain under wraps ahead of its launch this fall, DC Entertainment has given fans one thing they can expect from Frank Miller's return to Batman: more. In addition to the core 32-page comic book, each issue of the eight-issue series will include an additional 16-page mini-comic illustrated by a number of guest artists. In a statement, DC co-publishers Dan Didio and Jim Lee said that the company was "pulling out all the stops" when it comes to the conclusion of the trilogy started with

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- Graeme McMillan

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Check Out Batman v Superman's New Costumes, Especially This Sweet Armor Suit

8 July 2015 7:41 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

"Tell me. Do you bleed? You will." You can.t help but look at the new Batman costume from Zack Snyder.s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice -- the one modeled after Frank Miller.s legendary graphic novels . and think of that line. Look at this incredible suit of Bat-armor, which was on the Convention Center floor at San Diego Comic-Con during the annual Preview Night: Want to see it again, from a different angle, where it looks like the eyes are staring down on you? Of course you do! From what we were able to see on the Convention Center floor, this isn.t the only suit Batman (Ben Affleck) will wear in the movie. He won.t need full armor the entire time, after all. Sometimes you have to look sleek and nimble. For that, Batman will slip into these duds: There aren.t a ton of »

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Elodie Yung Will Be Daredevil's Elektra

8 July 2015 2:09 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

The Marvel/Netflix Daredevil series began shooting its second season recently and, after a brief mention in an episode, we know that one of the most important people from Matt Murdock’s (Charlie Cox) past will be showing up in his present, in the shape of Elektra. Now we also know who will be playing her on screen, as Elodie Yung has won the role. Yung, probably still best known for her work in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and G.I. Joe: Retaliation, will play the Greek-born trained assassin, originally created by Frank Miller, who inspires both passion and pain in our hero. “After a worldwide search, we found in Elodie the perfect actress to embody both Elektra’s impressive and deadly physicality, as well as her psychological complexity,” Executive Producer and Head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb said in a statement. “Paired with Charlie as Matt Murdock, the »

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