Comic Book Therapy http://www.comicbooktherapy.com News, reviews and happenings in the Comic Book World. Get your Daily Comic Book Therapy Today Tue, 09 Jun 2015 20:46:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 The Punisher Has Been Cast  For Netflix Daredevil Season 2 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/276922-276922 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/276922-276922#comments Tue, 09 Jun 2015 20:45:37 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276922 You might know Jon Bernthal from movies like Snitch, The Wolf Of Wallstreet and Fury, but Bernthal is famously recognized by his portrayal of Shane Walsh in the hit TV show Amc’s The Walking Dead.  Well now Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Jon has been cast as Frank Castle AKA The Punisher.  “Last season’s Daredevil […]

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You might know Jon Bernthal from movies like Snitch, The Wolf Of Wallstreet and Fury, but Bernthal is famously recognized by his portrayal of Shane Walsh in the hit TV show Amc’s The Walking Dead. 
Well now Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Jon has been cast as Frank Castle AKA The Punisher. 

“Last season’s Daredevil showrunner Steven S. DeKnight had said he had hoped to make an R-rated Punisher TV show. A few years back, Fox was working on a TV version of the character. Back in 2004, there was a Punisher film starring Thomas Jane (that was when Lionsgate had the rights to the title, which have since reverted back to Marvel).

Season 2 of Marvel’s Daredevil will be available streaming on Netflix in 2016.”

Jon Bernthal went on Twitter to confirm the news:
  
I personally think this is great news!! Daredevil is a great choice and adding Bernthal to the cast will make this show ten times better! 

What are your thoughts on this casting? 

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Aquaman Film Has A Director http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/aquaman-film-has-a-director-276918 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/aquaman-film-has-a-director-276918#comments Wed, 03 Jun 2015 23:32:45 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276918 We just got some exciting news in regards to the much anticipated film, Aquaman.  PRESS RELEASE:  James Wan to Direct Jason Momoa in Warner Bros. Pictures’ Upcoming Aquaman Feature    Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that director James Wan (“Furious Seven,” “The Conjuring”) will take the helm of the Studio’s upcoming Aquaman feature film, with […]

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We just got some exciting news in regards to the much anticipated film, Aquaman. 
PRESS RELEASE: 

James Wan to Direct Jason Momoa in Warner Bros. Pictures’ Upcoming Aquaman Feature

  

Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that director James Wan (“Furious Seven,” “The Conjuring”) will take the helm of the Studio’s upcoming Aquaman feature film, with Jason Momoa (“Game of Thrones”) starring as the sea-dwelling Super Hero. The announcement was made today by Greg Silverman, President, Creative Development and Worldwide Production, Warner Bros. Pictures.

  
Silverman stated, “We’ve been so lucky to have worked with James, first on New Line’s ‘The Conjuring’ and now on their upcoming ‘The Conjuring 2,’ and are thrilled to have him on board as we continue to expand our DC slate. The Aquaman film will be a major tentpole picture for us and James’s span of work has proven him able to take on any manner of project, bringing his incredible creative talent and unique voice to the material.”

Wan will also be supervising the script by Kurt Johnstad (“300,” “300: Rise of an Empire”). The film is being produced by Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder and Zack Snyder.

Roven said, “James is not only a great storyteller but can make action truly explode on the big screen, and Jason has a dynamic presence that commands your attention. Together, they will bring an undeniable vitality and energy to this character as he headlines his first feature film.”

An icon for over 70 years, Aquaman is the King of the Seven Seas. This reluctant ruler of Atlantis, caught between a surface world constantly ravaging the sea and Atlanteans looking to lash out in revolt, is committed to protecting the entire globe.

Currently set for a 2018 release, the film is based on characters appearing in comic books published by DC Entertainment.

There you have it folks, what do you think? Do you think James is going to do a good job directing Momoa as the King of Altlantis? 

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Why Are Comic Books Invading Slots http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/why-are-comic-books-invading-slots-276913 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/why-are-comic-books-invading-slots-276913#comments Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:38:36 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276913 When it comes to movie themed slots, one genre is more frequently dipped into than any other. It will come as no surprise that comic books – or, if there are any touchy fanboys reading, ‘graphic novels’ – are the go-to source of inspiration for slot developers looking for some easily recognized imagery for their […]

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When it comes to movie themed slots, one genre is more frequently dipped into than any other. It will come as no surprise that comic books – or, if there are any touchy fanboys reading, ‘graphic novels’ – are the go-to source of inspiration for slot developers looking for some easily recognized imagery for their game.

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Well, the growth of comic book movie themed slots continues unabated, with loads of forthcoming adaptations in the works. Late last year, Aristocrat Technology reported they were to produce a new line of slot machines catering specifically to comic book fans. Chief among them, The Walking Dead promises to be a major addition to casino floors and online gaming rooms. Players will guide Rick and the rest of the zombie-dodgers through a post-apocalyptic nightmare, picking up cash prizes along the way.

The game debuted last year at the Global Gaming Expo, drawing heavily on the graphic novel series. It’s proof positive that even the latest, most gritty comic books can find legs in different mediums.

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It’s a firm tradition. Both online and real world casinos have been adapting comic books for years, with DC heroes like Batman, Superman, the Flash and Wonder Woman having graced several slot machines.

Marvel have taken full advantage, too. One of our favorites is the Incredible Hulk slot, based on the Ed Norton movie. With five reels and twenty five paylines, the Hulk has plenty of ways to win. Features include Scatters and Wilds, but the best of the bonus bunch is the Hulk Smash, in which players take control of the Hulk as he rampages across the city. The idea is simple: smash everything in sight! Overturn police cars to win a random cash prize. Another favourite round is the Hulks Rage bonus, in which the titular star rains a whole mess of bidness down on local authorities.

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The deep connection between comic books, the movies they spawn, and the slot games that follow looks unlikely to break any time soon. Browse around the web to find your own dream combo of superhero magic and cash prizes!

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Kung Fury Hits The Webs!  http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/kung-fury-hits-the-webs-276907 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/kung-fury-hits-the-webs-276907#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 22:15:25 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276907 After a year in production, the crowd funded short movie has been released to the internets!  If you love the 80’s you MUST watch this movie.    Here’s a little more info on the project:  The short film Kung Fury is a homage and a love letter to the 80’s from the director David Sandberg. […]

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After a year in production, the crowd funded short movie has been released to the internets!  If you love the 80’s you MUST watch this movie.   

Here’s a little more info on the project: 

The short film Kung Fury is a homage and a love letter to the 80’s from the director David Sandberg.
Miami Police Department detective and martial artist Kung Fury time travels from the 1980s to World War II to kill Adolf Hitler, a.k.a. “Kung Führer”, and revenge his friend’s death at the hands of the Nazi leader. An error in the time machine sends him further back to the Viking Age.

KUNG FURY is an over-the-top action comedy written and directed by David Sandberg. The movie features: arcade-robots, dinosaurs, nazis, vikings, norse gods, mutants and a super kung fu-cop called Kung Fury, all wrapped up in an 80s style action packed adventure.

Kung Fury takes place in a variety of exotic locations; 1980s Miami, Asgard and Germany in the 1940s, to name a few. 
The film was crowdfunded in the beginning of 2014 and released on the 28th of may 2015. 

The film is now available for free! Click HERE to watch. 

We promise you will love this movie. It’s like Van Damme, Chuck Norris, Streets Of Rage, a synthesizer and Miami Vice had a baby and it exploded inside the Internet! 

Visit www.kungfury.com for more details. 

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DARK HORSE ‘HEART IN A BOX’ GOES DIGITAL http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/dark-horse-heart-in-a-box-goes-digital-276902 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/dark-horse-heart-in-a-box-goes-digital-276902#comments Wed, 27 May 2015 18:54:24 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276902   KELLY THOMPSON AND MEREDITH MACLAREN’S OGN TO BE SERIALIZED ON DARK HORSE DIGITAL PRIOR TO RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—Before fully opening Kelly Thompson and Meredith MacLaren’s Heart in a Box in September, become one of the first to get a FREE glimpse at the duo’s original graphic novel via Dark Horse Digital. […]

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KELLY THOMPSON AND MEREDITH MACLAREN’S OGN TO BE SERIALIZED ON DARK HORSE DIGITAL PRIOR TO RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—Before fully opening Kelly Thompson and Meredith MacLaren’s Heart in a Box in September, become one of the first to get a FREE glimpse at the duo’s original graphic novel via Dark Horse Digital.
As a special advance look, Dark Horse will serialize Heart in a Box in seven chapters over the next six weeks, with the first two chapters available now on Dark Horse Digital. The first chapter is FREE for all users, and all subsequent chapters will be priced at an affordable $0.99.
In a moment of post-heartbreak weakness, Emma wishes her heart away, and a mysterious stranger—who may or may not be totally evil—obliges. But emptiness is even worse than grief, and when Emma learns that her heart can be regained piece by piece, she takes the strange bargain. But will the cost of her heart be her soul?
A fresh, funny, and action-packed take on heartbreak, Heart in a Box is Thompson and McClaren’s first graphic novel collaboration and comes hot on the heels of Thompson’s novels, The Girl Who Would Be King and Storykiller; as well as her critically acclaimed work on Jem and the Holograms.
“We couldn’t wait to share Heart in a Box with readers, so we’re very excited to get it out early through our digital platform,” said Dark Horse editor Brendan Wright. “Kelly and Meredith have created something truly special, and after fans read it digitally, they’re definitely going to want to have a copy for their shelf.”
Heart in a Box chapter one and chapter two are available now on Dark Horse Digital.
Heart in a Box

Kelly Thompson (W), Meredith MacLaren (A/Cover)

$14.99, 978-1616556945

On sale September 29 

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A Newbie’s Guide to Minecraft Griefing: Don’t Get Caught for This Bad Behavior http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/a-newbies-guide-to-minecraft-griefing-dont-get-caught-for-this-bad-behavior-276888 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/a-newbies-guide-to-minecraft-griefing-dont-get-caught-for-this-bad-behavior-276888#comments Wed, 27 May 2015 10:04:23 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276888 You’ve spent hours building a new house in your multiplayer Minecraft game. It’s everything that you want, and you’re rather proud of it. You step away from the game for a few moments, only to return and find that TNT has destroyed the entire structure. All your hard work? Gone.

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You’ve spent hours building a new house in your multiplayer Minecraft game. It’s everything that you want, and you’re rather proud of it. You step away from the game for a few moments, only to return and find that TNT has destroyed the entire structure. All your hard work? Gone.

When a Minecraft player deliberately destroys another player’s creations, just for the purpose of getting that person upset, it’s Blank-Facepalmcalled griefing; in other words, they want to cause grief. Sometimes, griefing is intentional, such as when one player targets another due to their actions or something said in chat, or in retaliation for a previous incident. Other times, griefing is random and done just to add some drama and excitement to what is an otherwise quiet and building focused environment.

Either way, griefing often leads to anger and frustration — and can lead to banning from servers.

Griefing vs. Trolling or Raiding

Griefing is not the same as trolling or raiding. To most players, griefing is a destructive act toward property; it’s destroying or blocking access to something that another player has created, just to cause trouble. The player isn’t killed, which is what happens in raiding. Griefing usually takes place when a player is not online or not guarding his or her creations. For example, a player might create a house in a community and then move away from it to purchase items from another location in the game, only to return to find the house destroyed.

Raiding is more upfront, and the raiders usually announce that they are raiding before they attack. This allows the victim of the attack to defend his or her creations, and possibly kill the attacker in the process. It also opens up the possibility of revenge. Players who have been trolled can also seek revenge, but the primary difference between trolling and griefing or raiding is that trolling isn’t usually excessively destructive or permanent and just meant to be mildly annoying. For example, a player might steal and hide another’s chest of tools and hide it, forcing the owner of the tools to search for them and ask for their return.

Ways to Grief Someone

There are several ways that Minecraft players can grief each other, with varying degrees of complexity. For those who do not want to deal with griefing, and who just want to build and develop camaraderie with other players, many of the top Minecraft servers actually prohibit griefing and allow or include plug-ins that prevent such activities.

However, if the server does not have a policy about griefing, you need to be on the lookout for such forms of griefing as:

  • Destruction. Some griefers try to render as much of the server as possible unusable by destroying buildings, land, and objects. Even if total destruction isn’t the goal, griefers use TNT, fire, water, lava, and other items to destroy other players’ hard work. They also use destruction to steal chests, and take the items they want and destroy those that they don’t.
  • Creation. Some players try to offend others by creating offensive items and art in the server (which is usually removed by the server owners) or by creating obstructions to impede other players’ efforts, such as surrounding their homes with lava or water.
  • Disguises. A griefer may disguise him or herself, such as by drinking an invisibility potion, to try to cause destruction without being detected.

These are just a few of the most common forms of griefing — advanced players in multi-player games use many other forms.

8ff8fba9252431838d15210739a2d67aResponding to Griefing

If you have been griefed, resist the urge to get upset and retaliate. You are better off focusing on repairing the damage than accusing others who may or may not be involved. Inspect the damage and gather evidence to see if you can determine what happened, and try to rebuild as best you can. You should also report the griefing to a server owner or administrator, who may be able to undo the damage.

You can avoid being a target of griefers by not leaving valuable items out in the open, setting traps around your buildings, and using Bukkit plug-ins to block griefing attempts. You can also protect yourself by maintaining a secret stash of supplies a good distance away from your spawn area (1000’s of blocks away), which will help you start to rebuild if the server owner cannot or will not help.

Because it’s all but impossible to stop a determined griefer, your best defense is awareness. And of course, don’t become a griefer yourself, or you could find yourself banned from your favorite servers — and a target of raiders.

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Phoenix Comicon 15: Photo Ops on Sale! Membership Quantities Updated! 7 Days Left! http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/phoenix-comicon-15-photo-ops-on-sale-membership-quantities-updated-7-days-left-276885 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/phoenix-comicon-15-photo-ops-on-sale-membership-quantities-updated-7-days-left-276885#comments Thu, 21 May 2015 01:04:01 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276885 That is correct, Phoenix Comicon is almost here! Are you ready?  Here’s a press release that we just received with some additional information that might be useful to all attendees.  Have a look:    Phoenix Comicon 2015 Photo Ops are now on sale! Check out phoenixcomicon.com/shop and click on the Photos tab. Photo Ops will […]

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That is correct, Phoenix Comicon is almost here! Are you ready? 

Here’s a press release that we just received with some additional information that might be useful to all attendees.  Have a look:

  

Phoenix Comicon 2015 Photo Ops are now on sale! Check out phoenixcomicon.com/shop and click on the Photos tab.

Photo Ops will be taken up on the Third Floor in the Hall of Heroes. Each photo op can have up to four people in it.

Each photo op session has limits on how many can be sold so we recommend you buy online prior to the show. If photo ops have not sold out you will be able to buy them onsite. We print your photo op right there onsite within minutes of taking it.

What about autographs?

The autograph schedule will go online tomorrow, May 21st. Keep an eye on our website tomorrow for the signing times!
 
Phoenix Comicon is updating quantity limits on membership sales.
A message from Convention Director Matt Solberg:
We’ve listened to your feedback from last year, we’ve read the survey comments, and we strive to make continual improvements to Phoenix Comicon.
We are updating our membership quantity limits that we sell to improve your experience onsite. While the facility can hold a larger number of attendees, especially with our expansion to the Third Floor, we choose to only sell to a level that we feel allows a good experience for everyone. If you haven’t purchased your pass yet, and have specific plans to attend the full weekend or for a specific day, I encourage you to purchase earlier than waiting. We will continue to sell passes online and onsite until they sell out (should they sell out). While we have strong numbers of memberships available now, this weekend is when we see increased sale activity. Do not assume that since we have quantities available now that those same quantities will be available next week.
We can’t guarantee everyone will get into their favorite panel, or get to meet their favorite guest, but we believe that by more closely monitoring our membership sales we can enhance your visit and not pack everyone in tightly. While the Convention Center is large, it’s not the TARDIS.
We understand that even with limits there may be times of congestion in select areas and that lines will form. The number one complaint we heard last year was about lines. Photo op lines. Main Ballroom lines. That dang* Bruce Campbell line (*language has been updated to be family friendly).
There are lines at Phoenix Comicon. We cannot eliminate lines. But we can better manage lines. We’ve made structural and process improvements to our line process. To read our full list of improvements and more about this update click here.
While it would be great to think we will never make a mistake, reality is that we will. We’re human and while we make the best decisions we can, not all of those decisions turn out well. I’m proud though that we don’t make the same mistakes from year to year. Why would we want to make the same mistake, when there are all new mistakes we can make? 😀
As we’re one week away we all are working hard at putting on the best show we can. We encourage early purchase of memberships to avoid missing out on attending Phoenix Comicon. Thank you for your support and see you in a week!
Matt Solberg

Convention Director


Registration Updates

What’s the first thing to do when arriving at Phoenix Comicon 2015? Go to Registration! Located in the North Building Room 120 near Monroe and 3rd Street, you must get your Phoenix Comicon Badge from Registration before you can attend any events. Attendees, volunteers, press, media – everyone needs to go to Registration before anything else (except Exhibitors – you’ll go to Registration on Thursday).
If you’ve already bought your passes online, bring your barcode printout or have the barcode ready on your smartphone for us to scan. Buying your passes on site? Just like it was at Fan Fest, Registration is Cashless – Visa and Mastercard are the only accepted forms of payment.
Registration opens at 10am on Thursday, May 28th. Here are the full Registration hours all weekend:
Thursday: 10am – 9pm

Friday: 9am – 9pm

Saturday: 8am – 9pm

Sunday: 9am – 5pm

West 301 Updates
So if Registration is now in Room 120, where are the celebrity panels going to be? Upstairs in the West Building, Room 301! This is the first time Phoenix Comicon is using the Third Floor, so there are some things to know.
Room 301 is located across the Skybridge from the Third Floor Hall of Heroes – where the celebrities sign autographs, take photos, and where you can find the costuming groups. You can use the Skybridge connecting the North and West Buildings to get to Room 301, but there is no stopping or loitering on the Skybridge.
We do not clear the room between panels. You can stay for as many panels as you want, but there are some things to be aware of. Seat saving is not permitted – you can’t hold a few seats for friends coming to a later panel. If you need to leave to go to the restroom, you can get a pass that allows re-admittance for that panel only.
There is no flash photography, video or audio recording permitted in Room 301. Do not throw items in the room. Throwing items may result in the loss of your membership badge. Take your trash with you and throw it away as you leave the room.
If you arrive at Room 301 and it is full, there are clearly marked line queues outside of the room. As we do not clear the rooms between panels and force everyone out, please understand that there may be more people waiting in line than there are seats available. As seats become available, we will clearly communicate this and allow as many people in the room as we can.
In between panels, we will have more detailed information on display about which doors to use to exit, and some general reminders. Please reach out to a volunteer if you have any questions!
Line Updates
We’ve heard your feedback, and we’re making changes. Phoenix Comicon 2015 will have new and improved line and access control! Expect better communication, physical line markers, and custom restroom passes—all designed to get you in and out of panels with ease. Our Line & Access Control team is dedicated to making sure that you have the best experience possible at Phoenix Comicon, and here’s what you can expect:
Clearly marked line queues. We started using 3 foot pipe and drape to designate room lines at Fan Fest. You can expect to see these physical barriers set up throughout the convention where lines happen so there is no question about where to line up.
Clear communication. Our Line and Access staff will be working together to provide clear and consistent updates about when lines are opening and closing. Instead of being told “15 minutes” you can expect to hear “we are opening this line at 12:30.”
More room. We’ve moved the Photo Ops and Celebrity Autograph areas up to the Third Floor. This new space gives us a lot more room to use the pipe and drape and clearly mark lines.

Lines are going to happen, but we’re working to make sure that your line experience at Phoenix Comicon is vastly improved.

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PRESS RELEASE: THE WALKING DEAD: COMPENDIUM THREE HITS STORES JUST IN TIME FOR TV SHOW’S RETURN http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/press-release-the-walking-dead-compendium-three-hits-stores-just-in-time-for-tv-shows-return-276881 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/press-release-the-walking-dead-compendium-three-hits-stores-just-in-time-for-tv-shows-return-276881#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 20:48:53 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276881    The highly anticipated third compendium will be available on October 13 Just in time for the new season of The Walking Dead on AMC, the fan-favorite New York Times bestselling series returns with its third massive paperback collection. Image Comics/Skybound is pleased to announce that THE WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM THREE by creator Robert Kirkman […]

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The highly anticipated third compendium will be available on October 13
Just in time for the new season of The Walking Dead on AMC, the fan-favorite New York Times bestselling series returns with its third massive paperback collection. Image Comics/Skybound is pleased to announce that THE WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM THREE by creator Robert Kirkman and artist Charlie Adlard will be available for $59.99 in bookstores on October 13, 2015.
For fans of the pop culture phenomenon hoping to catch up on the series, this massive volume will allow readers to binge-read over 1,000 pages of the survivalist horror story and will collect issues #97-144.
THE WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM THREE contains the next chapter of Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard’s Eisner Award-winning continuing story of dystopian terror. Rick Grimes’s dream of rebuilding civilization is tested as the people of Alexandria come into contact with other communities that have developed their own methods of survival.
THE WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM THREE (ISBN: 978-1-63215-456-9) is available to pre-order now at your local comic shop, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon.com.

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PRESS RELEASE: THORS #1 Brings the Hammer of Justice to Battleworld http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/press-release-thors-1-brings-the-hammer-of-justice-to-battleworld-276877 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/press-release-thors-1-brings-the-hammer-of-justice-to-battleworld-276877#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 20:45:42 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276877   New York, NY—May 20th, 2015— This June, prepare to meet Battleworld’s steadfast police force, the Thors! Gods of Thunder, doling out justice with a crash of thunder and a crack of lightning. Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look at THORS #1 – a brand new Secret Wars series from blockbuster writer […]

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New York, NY—May 20th, 2015— This June, prepare to meet Battleworld’s steadfast police force, the Thors! Gods of Thunder, doling out justice with a crash of thunder and a crack of lightning. Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look at THORS #1 – a brand new Secret Wars series from blockbuster writer Jason Aaron (Star Wars, Thor) and Eisner-award winning artist Chris Sprouse (Tom Strong, Multiversity)! The chaos of Secret Wars requires a different kind of lawman. Welcome to the force – whenever there’s trouble on Battleworld, the Thors answer the call. Gods of Thunder from every universe, united in their quest to uphold the law. Keeping the peace, closing cases, and dispensing judgment with their mighty hammers! But a puzzling murder case on Battleworld has changed the rules. One that has the entire corps scrambling to find the murderer. But what they find could unravel the very fabric of reality!

 

Throg the Frog of Thunder, Beta Ray Thor, Thor Stormborn and many, many more hammer wielders from across the Marvel Universe take center stage to mettle out a new kind of justice. Prepare yourselves for a hard-hitting Marvel Comics police drama the likes of which you’ve never seen before! Bring the thunder this June when THORS #1 comes to comic shops and digital devices!

 

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Written by JASON AARON

Art & Cover by CHRIS SPROUSE

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SYCO ENTERTAINMENT AND IM GLOBAL PARTNER ON VIVEK J. TIWARY‘S  “THE FIFTH BEATLE” http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/syco-entertainment-and-im-global-partner-on-vivek-j-tiwarys-the-fifth-beatle-276863 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/syco-entertainment-and-im-global-partner-on-vivek-j-tiwarys-the-fifth-beatle-276863#comments Mon, 18 May 2015 21:47:08 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276863     Film To Adapt Acclaimed Graphic Novel Biography Of The Beatles’ Manager Brian Epstein   Cannes, May 15 – Prolific independent entertainment studio IM Global, acclaimed writer Vivek J. Tiwary and Simon Cowell‘s Syco Entertainment have announced they will partner to co-produce the feature film version of THE FIFTH BEATLE.  The screenplay, written by Tiwary, is an […]

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Film To Adapt Acclaimed Graphic Novel Biography Of The Beatles’ Manager Brian Epstein

 

Cannes, May 15 – Prolific independent entertainment studio IM Global, acclaimed writer Vivek J. Tiwary and Simon Cowell‘s Syco Entertainment have announced they will partner to co-produce the feature film version of THE FIFTH BEATLE.  The screenplay, written by Tiwary, is an adaptation of  his acclaimed graphic novel based on the life of Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein.

THE FIFTH BEATLE is a New York Times #1 best-selling graphic novel that recounts the true story of Brian Epstein, the brilliant visionary who discovered the Beatles in a cellar in Liverpool and guided them to unimaginable success.  But it’s also the story of how Epstein, of whom Paul McCartney said, “if anyone was the fifth Beatle, it was Brian,”  overcame seemingly insurmountable odds and personal demons  while bringing the Beatles to the world’s attention and kicking off a cultural revolution in the process. 

Tiwary, Cowell and IM Global Founder and CEO Stuart Ford will serve as producers, and have already secured an unprecedented agreement with Sony/ATV Publishing for the use of Beatles music to be used in the film. IM Global President of Production Matt Jackson, President of IM Global Music David Schulhof, and Syco  Entertainment’s Head of Film Adam Milano will serve as executive producers. The producers also anticipate bringing a director onboard shortly.
 
Said Tiwary, “The mission of ‘The Fifth Beatle’ has always been to sing the unsung story of Brian Epstein– the brilliant and inspiring visionary behind the Beatles– so I am thrilled to expand his legacy Into film.  And to be partnering with a brilliant self-made boy from Liverpool and a game-changing music impresario– I’m certain Brian would be pleased!”
 
Said Ford, “Vivek has written a powerful, vibrant screenplay about one of the most colorful and heartbreaking stories in rock’n’roll history.  I am proud and incredibly excited to launch into putting the film together with Vivek, Simon and the rest of the team.”
 
Said Cowell, “I have always been fascinated by Brian Epstein – and his story. He played a huge role in The Beatles incredible success – and, I believe, remains the most talented manager ever. Yet his story has never been fully told. Also, like everyone across the world, I have so much respect for The Beatles and their music. So to be given the chance to be involved in this project was one I just could not pass up.” 
 
Tiwary wrote the graphic novel, which was published by Dark Horse Comics, with art created by award-winning artists Andrew C. Robinson and Kyle Baker.  THE FIFTH BEATLE has  won many major literary awards, including the Will Eisner Comic Industry Award (the comics industry’s Academy Award) and two Harvey Awards (the comics industry’s Golden Globes), including Best Original Graphic Album. It was named a Lambda Literary Award Finalist for Best LGBT Graphic Novel, and has been added to The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Library and Archives Permanent Collection.  
  

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PRESS RELEASE: CAPTAIN MARVEL AND THE CAROL CORPS #1 Soars Over The WARZONES! This June! http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/press-release-captain-marvel-and-the-carol-corps-1-soars-over-the-warzones-this-june-276856 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/press-release-captain-marvel-and-the-carol-corps-1-soars-over-the-warzones-this-june-276856#comments Mon, 18 May 2015 19:18:32 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276856   They are the elite. The best of the best. And this June they are rocketing into Secret Wars for a high-flying, explosive adventure. Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look at CAPTAIN MARVEL AND THE CAROL CORPS #1– a brand new Secret Wars series from Blockbuster Captain Marvel creative team Kelly Sue Deconnick and David […]

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They are the elite. The best of the best. And this June they are rocketing into Secret Wars for a high-flying, explosive adventure. Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look at CAPTAIN MARVEL AND THE CAROL CORPS #1– a brand new Secret Wars series from Blockbuster Captain Marvel creative team Kelly Sue Deconnick and David Lopez along with Marvel newcomer Kelly Thompson! Welcome to Hala Field, where if you’ve got the guts – if you’ve got the moxie, you just might make it as a member of the Carol Corps. The chosen few, the proud, the brightest pilots of all. The Carol Corps soar high above Battleworld, protecting and defending Hala Field from the worst Battleworld has to offer. And the Carol Corps needs people like you! So put on your uniform and strap in for the most high-flying, action packet Captain Marvel series fans have been clamoring for. Prepare for takeoff as CAPTAIN MARVEL AND THE CAROL CORPS #1comes in for a landing this June! 

 

CAPTAIN MARVEL AND THE CAROL CORPS #1 (APR150835)
Written by KELLY SUE DECONNICK & KELLY THOMPSON

Art & Cover by DAVID LOPEZ
Variant Cover by MIKE DEODATO (
FEB158112)
Action Figure Variant by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER (
APR150836)
Ant-Sized Variant by PASQUAL FERRY (
APR150838)
MAOS Variant by DECLAN SHALVEY (
APR150837)

FOC – 05/18/15, On-Sale – 06/10/15

  

              

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PRESS RELEASE: X-O MANOWAR Ushers in EXODUS  http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/press-release-x-o-manowar-ushers-in-exodus-276845 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/press-release-x-o-manowar-ushers-in-exodus-276845#comments Mon, 18 May 2015 19:13:36 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276845 Two peoples. One planet. This summer, can a man of war broker peace between Earth and a renegade alien nation in search of a new world?    Valiant is proud to announce EXODUS – a pivotal new story arc beginning this August in X-O MANOWAR #39! Jump on board here as New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (BOOK OF […]

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Two peoples. One planet. This summer, can a man of war broker peace between Earth and a renegade alien nation in search of a new world? 

 

Valiant is proud to announce EXODUS – a pivotal new story arc beginning this August in X-O MANOWAR #39! Jump on board here as New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH, Green Lantern) and fan-favorite artist Rafa Sandoval (X-Men: Legacy) trap Valiant’s most powerful hero between two peoples he has sworn to protect – humanity…and a mass migration of alien refugees, orphaned and cast adrift by the unassailable attack of DEAD HAND! 

Aric of Dacia is X-O Manowar, hero to humanity, leader of the remaining Visigoths, and a husband about to start a new family. He is also the bearer of Shanhara, and tantamount to a god in the eyes of the alien race known as the Vine. Now, in the aftermath of DEAD HAND’s destruction of their world, the Vine need a new home and have chosen Earth – tearing Aric between two races that worship him, but each despise one another. Have these last living remnants of the Vine’s civilization come seeking peace? And what changes will their arrival herald for our world? All – human and alien alike – will be tested when an old enemy seizes this moment of turmoil to attack Aric at his weakest…and forces the people of Earth to pay an impossible price for X-O Manowar’s allegiance.

“What an amazing story Rob has planned for you all – a twist on Aric’s history that remains true to X-O Manowar’s spirit and will be full of surprises for longtime Valiant fans and new readers alike,” said X-O Manowar editor Tom Brennan. “X-O Manowar spent so much of his life fighting the Vine and now he must be their champion – how will Earth react? Or his fellow survivors of Vine enslavement for that matter? We’re going to answer those questions and more, and Rafa Sandoval’s ability to brilliantly blend character drama and widescreen action is the perfect compliment to Rob’s story of what it truly means to be a hero.”

This August, brace for impact as the Earth confronts its alien EXODUS head-on, only in X-O MANOWAR #39 – featuring covers by red-hot artists Rafa Sandoval (Ultimate Hawkeye), Robert Gill (BOOK OF DEATH), CAFU (UNITY), and Brent Peeples (Last of the Greats)! In the aftermath of X-O Manowar’s oversized wedding extravaganza, a new era for humanity begins here with a perfect jumping-on point for the acclaimed superhero series that Comic Vine calls “Valiant’s top book, month after month”.
 

For more information, visit online at FacebookTwitterTumblr, and ValiantUniverse.com.
 
For Valiant merchandise and more, visit ValiantStore.com.

X-O MANOWAR #38 (WEDDING SPECTACULAR!)
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI with AMY CHU, ANDY RUNTON, and RAFER ROBERTS
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL with CLAYTON HENRY, CAFU, ANDY RUNTON, and RAFER ROBERTS
Cover A (Wraparound) by RAFA SANDOVAL (MAY151599)
Cover B by CARY NORD (MAY151600)
Cover C by CAFU (MAY151601)
Variant Cover by JAY FABARES (MAY151603)
Variant Cover by TOM FOWLER ((MAY151604)
Blank Invitation Variant Also Available (MAY151602)
$4.99 |48 pgs.| T+ | On sale JULY 1 (FOC 6/8/15)

X-O MANOWAR #39 (NEW ARC! “EXODUS” – PART 1)
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover A by RAFA SANDOVAL (MAY151599)
Cover B by ROBERT GILL (MAY151600)
Variant Cover by CAFU 
Variant Cover by BRENT PEEPLES
$3.99 | 32 pages | T+ | On sale AUGUST 12(FOC – 7/20/15)

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IMAGE EXPO RETURNS TO SAN FRANCISCO http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/image-expo-returns-to-san-francisco-276841 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/image-expo-returns-to-san-francisco-276841#comments Mon, 18 May 2015 18:56:58 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276841   Image Comics takes industry by storm with a line-up of exciting creator-owned announcements Image Comics is thrilled to announce the return of IMAGE EXPO, taking place once again in the San Francisco Bay Area, on July 2, 2015! Image Comics will floor fans with a slate of all-new, exciting creator-owned news and creator appearances. […]

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Image Comics takes industry by storm with a line-up of exciting creator-owned announcements

Image Comics is thrilled to announce the return of IMAGE EXPO, taking place once again in the San Francisco Bay Area, on July 2, 2015! Image Comics will floor fans with a slate of all-new, exciting creator-owned news and creator appearances. The event is open to all fans, comics retailers, librarians, and members of the media.

This will be an all-day event, featuring such guests as Robert Kirkman (THE WALKING DEAD, OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA), Brian K. Vaughan (SAGA, WE STAND ON GUARD), Steve Skroce (WE STAND ON GUARD), Tula Lotay (SUPREME: BLUE ROSE), and Greg Rucka(LAZARUS). In addition, there will be special surprise guests in attendance.

Tickets to the event are now available for sale. Image Comics is pleased to offer early bird pricing through the end of May 2015 with General Admission tickets available at $20 and Premium Admission tickets available at $50.

A General Admission Ticket will grant one (1) person entry to Image Expo and includes a program guide book, access to all programming and events, and admittance to the official Image Expo after party for a chance to mingle with creators, press, retailers, and fellow fans.

A Premium Admission Ticket will grant one (1) person entry to Image Expo and includes a program guide book, access to all programming and events, guaranteed premium seating during programming, a pack of Image Expo exclusive variants, one (1) pass to an exclusive signing with creators behind the Image Expo variants, a T-shirt, an Image Comics-branded cloth tote bag, and access to the official Image Expo after party.

Starting June 1, General Admission with be $25 and Premium Admission will be $65. Seating is limited. Admission for retailers and members of the media is complimentary. Don’t miss your chance to meet creators, attend panels and signings, receive exclusive swag, and get the scoop on all that Image Comics has in store.

Image Comics fans can follow the latest Image Expo updates at imagecomics.com/expo


 

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FLASH SEASON ONE FINALE EPISODE PRIMER! http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/flash-season-one-finale-episode-primer-276823 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/flash-season-one-finale-episode-primer-276823#comments Mon, 18 May 2015 09:04:19 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276823 Its been a whirlwind freshman year for the Scarlett Speedster, allies and nemeses, challenges galore! We saw Barry Allen go from a mild-mannered, kind, young lad(with a tragic past) and ace forensic scientist for the Coast City PD becoming a great crusader for justice and peace since his amazing transformation from the STAR Labs particular […]

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Its been a whirlwind freshman year for the Scarlett Speedster, allies and nemeses, challenges galore! We saw Barry Allen go from a mild-mannered, kind, young lad(with a tragic past) and ace forensic scientist for the Coast City PD becoming a great crusader for justice and peace since his amazing transformation from the STAR Labs particular accelerator catastrophe. All the while with great allies like genius tech Cisco Ramon and gifted medical science and biologist, Caitlin Snow, and until very lately, the mysterious head of STAR Labs, Dr. Harrison Wells, revealed to be the Eobard Thawne, the dreaded nemesis from the future known as the Reverse Flash.

 

Flash main cast

Barry Allen, Iris West, Caitlin Snow, Eddie Thawne, Cisco Ramon, Harrison Wells (Eobard Thawne), and Joe West (L-R)

 

More on the home front for Barry, we saw a very concerned guardian and father figure, Lt detective Joe West, and his daughter Iris, watch with concern as while Barry came out of his coma, slowly saw strange changes in him. Joe immediately was revealed that Barry had developed tremendous powers of speed and while at first, was afraid for his safety, accepted his powers and purpose was needed to battle the dark forces that were to rise. Iris, being another concern altogether, as both Joe and Barry struggled to keep the powers a secret from her for her safety and her and Barry struggling with the future revealed affections for each other which will turn her away from her current beloved, CC PD detective, and Joe West‘s partner, Eddie Thawne, who is also revealed to be an “ancestor” of Eobard.

 

Flash Villains

Captain Cold, Captain Boomerang, and the menacing telepath Gorilla, Grodd (L-R)

 

Amidst all the dangerous confrontations with various psychotic meta-humans changed by the particle blast like Barry, it only made the cop work more dangerous than before. Skillful super-villains like Captain Cold, Captain Boomerang, and the menacing telepath Gorilla, Grodd (under Reverse Flash‘s control at first), made things even more challenging.

But what has fueled Barry‘s tenacity, determination, and fight, was to bring down Wells/Reverse Flash, and hold him accountable for the very crime Barry has been looking to solve and has been keeping his father, Henry Allen, wrongfully imprisoned for it, the murder of his mother, Nora Allen.

 

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Barry Father, Henry Allen(L), and Mother, Nora Allen (R)

 

Tuesday night, from what it appears for the season finale, is that Barry will again, take the big speed warp back in time in his battle with Wells/Thawne, likely save his mother, unburdening his father of the murder conviction. But what other consequences may take place here?  We can only imagine.

 

 

It will all to come to glorious victory or something worse, prepare to get fired up then come to a SCREECHING HALT, Flash fans, this is going to be thrilling.  Catch THE FLASH Season One Finale t its regular time,  Tuesday, May 19, 8/7c on the CW..

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PRESS RELEASE: The WARZONES! Get Weird in Your New Look at WEIRDWORLD #1! http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/press-release-the-warzones-get-weird-in-your-new-look-at-weirdworld-1-276821 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/press-release-the-warzones-get-weird-in-your-new-look-at-weirdworld-1-276821#comments Sat, 16 May 2015 00:09:33 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276821                                                                                                                                                                              New York, NY—May 15th, 2015—   This June, the most dangerous corner of Battleworld is born in WEIRDWORLD #1 – a brand new entry in the Secret Wars! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your new look at the exciting first issue from blockbuster writer Jason Aaron (Star Wars, Thor) and critically acclaimed artist Mike […]

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New York, NY—May 15th, 2015—   This June, the most dangerous corner of Battleworld is born in WEIRDWORLD #1 – a brand new entry in the Secret Wars! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your new look at the exciting first issue from blockbuster writer Jason Aaron (Star Wars, Thor) and critically acclaimed artist Mike Del Mundo (All-New X-Men, Elektra). Venture deep into the strangest domain of them all as a lone warrior embarks on a savage quest. It is a world of swords, sorcery and all things bizarre. A land of gods and monster. Where perverted science and arcane magic run rampant. It is Weirdworld, the land where lost things go. Among its twisted and crazed landscapes walks Arkon, the barbarian king. With a sword in one hand and a battle bolt in the other, he ventures through Weirdworld in a desperate attempt to get back home. Yet each bend in the road brings new horrors, new monsters, new awful ways to meet your end. If Arkon is to find his way back to his homeland, he must first survive the Secret Wars! But can he? A lost man in a lost world, Arkon’s quest begins this June in WEIRDWORLD #1!

                    

WEIRDWORLD #1 (APR150767)
Written by JASON AARON

Art & Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO
Variant Covers by STEVE EPTING (
APR150768), SIMON BISLEY (APR150769), 
JENNY FRISON (
APR150770) and SKOTTIE YOUNG (APR150772)
Design Variant by MIKE DEL MUNDO (
APR150773)

MAOS Variant by DAVE JOHNSON (APR150771)
Blank Cover Also Available (APR150774FOC – 05/18/15, On-Sale – 06/10/15

 

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CORNELL AND PARKER TAKE CENTER STAGE IN “THIS DAMNED BAND”! http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/cornell-and-parker-take-center-stage-in-this-damned-band-276808 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/cornell-and-parker-take-center-stage-in-this-damned-band-276808#comments Thu, 14 May 2015 18:46:15 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276808 ROCK ’N’ ROLL! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—From Eagle Award–winning, New York Times number-one best-selling author Paul Cornell (Wolverine, Action Comics) and artist Tony Parker (Mass Effect: Foundation) comes a darkly hilarious adventure of black magic and classic rock! 1974: the world’s most famous rock band thought they were “worshiping Satan,” only to find out they were actually…worshiping Satan. This Spinal Tap meets Ghostbusters miniseries presents a […]

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ROCK ’N’ ROLL!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—From Eagle Award–winning, New York Times number-one best-selling author Paul Cornell (Wolverine, Action Comics) and artist Tony Parker (Mass Effect: Foundation) comes a darkly hilarious adventure of black magic and classic rock!

1974: the world’s most famous rock band thought they were “worshiping Satan,” only to find out they were actually…worshiping Satan.

This Spinal Tap meets Ghostbusters miniseries presents a documentary-style thrill ride combining the dark arts and legendary musicians. This is The Exorcist…turned up to eleven!

This Damned Band #1 is on sale August 5 in comic shops everywhere! Preorder your copy today!

Fans eager to hear more about the series can catch Paul Cornell and Tony Parker at Phoenix ComiconMay 28–31, at Dark Horse Comics’ signings and panels!

Praise for Paul Cornell:

“Paul Cornell is no stranger to science fiction.”—Examiner.com

“Cornell lays out a bevy of complex issues, combined with identifiable, interesting characters and a mysterious central conflict.”—Major Spoilers

“British scribe Paul Cornell gleefully amps up the British slang and references to British culture at nearly every turn.”—IGN

“Cornell manages to bring it to life through the details—most notably the wealth of different character concepts.”—Comics Bulletin 

 

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DARK HORSE HAS THE POWER!  http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/dark-horse-has-the-power-276783 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/dark-horse-has-the-power-276783#comments Mon, 11 May 2015 19:28:59 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276783 DARK HORSE TO PUBLISH ‘HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE MINICOMIC COLLECTION’ Remember those mini comics hat came with the  Masters Of The Universe figures? If you were born in the 80’s you probably do.  Press release: THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION OF MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE® MINICOMICS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—Following the critically acclaimed release of The Art […]

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DARK HORSE TO PUBLISH ‘HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE MINICOMIC COLLECTION’

Remember those mini comics hat came with the  Masters Of The Universe figures? If you were born in the 80’s you probably do. 
Press release: THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION OF MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE® MINICOMICS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—Following the critically acclaimed release of The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Dark Horse and Mattel have teamed up once again to deliver another must-have book in 2015: He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomic Collection.

The toy juggernaut Masters of the Universe and its subsequent action figure lines featured memorable pack-in minicomics that aided in playtime for children across the world. Clocking in at 1,232 pages, this impressive oversized hardcover collection features sixty-eight US releases, including all minicomics from the ’80s Masters of the Universe line, the ’80s Princess of Power line, and the ’80s and ’90s He-Man line, plus an introduction to the minicomics in the current Masters of the Universe Classics toy line—all in production order. Relive the illustrated adventures that fueled your imagination!

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomics Collection is on sale October 21 in comic shops and November 3 in bookstores. Preorder today from Amazon.comBarnes & NobleIndieBound, or your local comic shop.

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomic Collection HC
Tim Seeley (W),  Steven Grant (W), Phil White (W), Gary Cohn (W), Michael Halperin (W), Scott Neitlich (W), Bruce Timm (A), Mark Texeira (A), Larry Houston (A), Jim Mitchell (A), and Charles Simpson (C)
FC, 1232 pages
HC, 6” x 9”
$29.99, 978-1616558772

The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Limited Edition, which includes rarely seen images of concept sketches, prototypes, and more from Mattel’s archives, is on sale in bookstores everywhere. Purchase your copy today!

   
 

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PRESS RELEASE: Marvel’s  ANT-SIZED VARIANTS Revealed! http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/press-release-marvels-ant-sized-variants-revealed-276774 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/press-release-marvels-ant-sized-variants-revealed-276774#comments Fri, 08 May 2015 21:20:13 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276774 Marvel’s Biggest Heroes Get Tiny For ANT-SIZED VARIANTS in June! New York, NY—May 8th, 2015—Marvel’s biggest names are getting small and shrinking down to size this June for  a series of special variant covers! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce 15 ANT-SIZED VARIANT COVERS coming to some of June’s newest Marvel titles! Celebrate the highly anticipated release […]

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Marvel’s Biggest Heroes Get Tiny For ANT-SIZED VARIANTS in June!

New York, NY—May 8th, 2015—Marvel’s biggest names are getting small and shrinking down to size this June for  a series of special variant covers! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce 15 ANT-SIZED VARIANT COVERS coming to some of June’s newest Marvel titles! Celebrate the highly anticipated release ofMarvel’s Ant-Man, in theaters July 17thalongside your favorite characters with these can’t miss covers!

 

Look for ANT-SIZED VARIANTS coming to these Marvel titles throughout the month of June:

·         Age of Apocalypse #1

·         Age of Ultron vs. Marvel Zombies #1

·         Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #1

·         Armor Wars #1

·         Captain Marvel & the Carol Corps #1

·         Civil War #1

·         Future Imperfect #1

·         Ghost Racers #1

·         Giant-Sized Little Marvel: AvX #1

·         Hail Hydra #1

·         Marvel Zombies #1

·         Siege #1

·         Thors #1

·         X-Men ’92 #1

·         Years of Future Past #1

Run don’t walk, to your local comic shop to get your hands on these covers. There’s sure to be a large demand for these small heroes! Don’t miss the ANT-SIZED VARIANTS coming to your favorite Marvel titles beginning this June!

   

   





 

To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook. 

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STAPLES VARIANT TO THE WICKED + THE DIVINE UNVEILED http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/staples-variant-to-the-wicked-the-divine-unveiled-276768 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/staples-variant-to-the-wicked-the-divine-unveiled-276768#comments Fri, 08 May 2015 19:57:24 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276768 PRESS RELEASE:  Issue #11 will feature an alternate cover by SAGA artist Fiona Staples The New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-nominated series THE WICKED + THE DIVINE by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie will feature a special variant cover for issue #11 by Eisner Award-winning artist Fiona Staples (SAGA) to celebrate the highly anticipated conclusion to the second […]

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Issue #11 will feature an alternate cover by SAGA artist Fiona Staples


The New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-nominated series THE WICKED + THE DIVINE by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie will feature a special variant cover for issue #11 by Eisner Award-winning artist Fiona Staples (SAGA) to celebrate the highly anticipated conclusion to the second story arc, which hits stores on June 3.

THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #11 marks the end of Fandemonium. The end of Ragnarock. The end of the arc. The start of something else. Everything’s going to be okay.

THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #11 will be available on June 3 and Cover A by McKelvie can be ordered with Diamond Code MAR150616. Cover B featuring artwork by Fiona Staples can be ordered with Diamond Code MAR158641. Final order cutoff deadline for retailers is Monday, May 11.

  

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Here Is Your Chance To See Mad Max: Fury Road Early! http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/here-is-your-chance-to-see-mad-max-fury-road-early-276763 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/here-is-your-chance-to-see-mad-max-fury-road-early-276763#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 15:14:10 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276763 For your chance to attend the advance screening of MAD MAX: FURY ROAD on Wednesday, May 13 at 7:30pm at the AMC Boston Common, go to www.WBtickets.com/Redeem and enter the code ComicBookMAX90. MAD MAX In theaters May 15 From director George Miller, originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and mastermind behind the legendary “Mad Max” franchise, comes “Mad Max: Fury […]

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For your chance to attend the advance screening of MAD MAX: FURY ROAD on Wednesday, May 13 at 7:30pm at the AMC Boston Common, go to www.WBtickets.com/Redeem and enter the code ComicBookMAX90.

MAD MAX

In theaters May 15

From director George Miller, originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and mastermind behind the legendary “Mad Max” franchise, comes “Mad Max: Fury Road,” a return to the world of the Road Warrior, Max Rockatansky.

Haunted by his turbulent past, Mad Max believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa. They are escaping a Citadel tyrannized by the Immortan Joe, from whom something irreplaceable has been taken. Enraged, the Warlord marshals all his gangs and pursues the rebels ruthlessly in the high-octane Road War that follows.

Tom Hardy (“The Dark Knight Rises”) stars in the title role in “Mad Max: Fury Road”—the fourth in the franchise’s history. Oscar winner Charlize Theron (“Monster,” “Prometheus”) stars as the Imperator, Furiosa. The film also stars Nicholas Hoult (“X-Men: Days of Future Past”) as Nux; Hugh Keays-Byrne (“Mad Max,” “Sleeping Beauty”) as Immortan Joe; Nathan Jones (“Conan the Barbarian”) as Rictus Erectus; Josh Helman (“X-Men: Days of Future Past”) as Slit; collectively known as The Wives, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (“Transformers: Dark of the Moon”) is Splendid, Riley Keough (“Magic Mike”) is Capable, Zoë Kravitz (“Divergent”) plays Toast, Abbey Lee is The Dag, and Courtney Eaton is Fragile. Also featured in the movie are John Howard, Richard Carter, singer/songwriter/performer iOTA, Angus Sampson, Jennifer Hagan, Megan Gale, Melissa Jaffer, Melita Jurisic, Gillian Jones and Joy Smithers.

Oscar-winning filmmaker George Miller (“Happy Feet”) is directing the film from a screenplay he wrote with Brendan McCarthy and Nico Lathouris. Miller is also producing the film, along with longtime producing partner, Oscar nominee Doug Mitchell (“Babe”, “Happy Feet”), and P.J. Voeten. Iain Smith, Graham Burke and Bruce Berman serve as executive producers.

The behind-the-scenes creative team includes Oscar-winning director of photography John Seale (“The English Patient”), production designer Colin Gibson (“Babe”), editor Margaret Sixel (“Happy Feet”), Oscar-winning costume designer Jenny Beavan (“A Room with a View”), second unit director/supervising stunt coordinator Guy Norris (“Australia”), and makeup designer Lesley Vanderwalt (“Knowing”).

Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, a Kennedy Miller Mitchell production, a George Miller film, “Mad Max: Fury Road.” The film is scheduled for release on May 15, 2015, and will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, and in select territories by Village Roadshow Pictures.
The film has been rated R by the MPAA for intense sequences of violence throughout, and for disturbing images.

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Review: Spider-Man & the X-Men #6 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/review-spider-man-the-x-men-6-276760 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/review-spider-man-the-x-men-6-276760#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 12:00:59 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276760 After five lackluster issues, Elliot Kalan finally delivers on the hope I had for this series when it started. Unfortunately, #6 is the last issue for Spider-Man at the Jean Grey School. At least it ends on a high note. A big complaint I’ve had of the series is how much happens in every issue. […]

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After five lackluster issues, Elliot Kalan finally delivers on the hope I had for this series when it started. Unfortunately, #6 is the last issue for Spider-Man at the Jean Grey School. At least it ends on a high note.

A big complaint I’ve had of the series is how much happens in every issue. I love getting more story for my dollar, but things have felt rushed and chaotic. Kalan settles down here though, and focuses just on Mr. Sinister and why he captures Spider-Man. In on big swoop, everything falls into the place. Kalan gives the X-students something to do and show how much they’ve learned in the past five issues. It gives Spider-Man & the X-Men #6 the feel of a final on the last day of school. All of them find ways to encapsulate “With great power comes great responsibility” in their own way without it seeming hokey. Kalan spends a small amount of time tying up the plot threads, with some varying degree of success. Storm admitting she was giving Spider-Man a hard time felt stilted. Her general demeanor was one of the bigger issues of the series, and to see it swept under the rug is disappointing. Mr. Sinister explains that he put Martha into Storm’s body. How exactly? I get that this is supposed to be a humor book, but that took me out of the humor and wondered at the complications.

The story elements in this series have had some difficulties, but the humor has been spot on. #6 is the same, with jokes that come flying and each hit quite hard. There is a nice balance of humor and drama though, with one breaking up the other just in time to keep the tone from going into the extreme. I laughed harder than I should have at Spider-Man’s spoiler joke, and Mr. Sinister’s subsequent rage from him using the word spoiler wrong.

Marco Failla delivers a great last issue. The only hiccup is what seems to be a change in inkers for a couple of pages. The texture and feel of the pages suddenly changes drastically, including making Storm look almost like an anime character. It’s only a few pages and doesn’t bring down the entire issue. Failla has a great sense of visual humor. He continues to get chuckles out of Spider-Man wearing a suit over his costume, even after we’ve seen it a bunch of times. On the flip side, Failla captures a lot of emotions in a single panel effectively. Ernst’s confession about trying to do a good thing for Martha has a lot of conflicting emotions in one panel, and feels exactly like a confused teenager would respond. Marvel would be smart to find an X-book, or just a book involving teens, for Failla to pencil.

Spider-Man & the X-Men #6 gets 4/5.

Kevin Finnigan, Review: Spider-Man & the X-Men #6

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CBT’S TOP 3 “FAN THEORIES”: DEAN on removing the MARK OF CAIN in SUPERNATURAL. http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/cbts-top-3-fan-theories-dean-removing-mark-cain-supernatural-276693 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/cbts-top-3-fan-theories-dean-removing-mark-cain-supernatural-276693#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 08:19:37 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276693 Yes, it has been a long and difficult struggle for Dean in getting the dread first demon tattoo of affliction, the Mark of Cain removed from himself for good… Since easily having been suppressed of his demon side by Sam’s effective demon purging ritual, Dean has had to learn composure and restraint in his very […]

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Yes, it has been a long and difficult struggle for Dean in getting the dread first demon tattoo of affliction, the Mark of Cain removed from himself for good… Since easily having been suppressed of his demon side by Sam’s effective demon purging ritual, Dean has had to learn composure and restraint in his very heart in order not to revert back.  They both searched high and low for cures, nothing availed.  Then, an apparent opportunity seemed logical: Cain is still out there, and Dean made a promise to kill him with the first Blade once Abaddon was destroyed.  When Cain returned onto the Winchester’s, Cas’s, and Crowley’s radar, he was out to kill again.  It seemed obvious, KILL CAIN…and the Mark goes.  After an epic confrontation with Cain, Dean prevailed and drove the First Blade into his blackened heart.  But the Mark remained…  Darker visions and possibilities for the cure are afoot as a small number of hints, teases, and possible red herrings are dropped by various characters through this last leg of season 10.  Let’s take a look at what three of them are or might be.\

 

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1.  THAT DAMN BOOK OF THE DAMNED
Introduced recently in episode 18 of this season, this cursed reference to ridding all known forms of curses and damnations became the next big link in a possible cure for the Mark on Dean. After a valiant retrieval by beloved friend and now fellow hunter Charlie Bradbury, the Winchesters tangled with members of the notorious Stein clan, rumored to keep relics such as these as heirlooms for their own use. With the quick elimination of all necessary Stein clan members present, Dean had supposedly convinced Sam to burn the book, it was revealed later that Sam had pulled a bait and switch on the Stein clansmen that the book had indeed been burned (much to Dean’s relief and Charlie’s acceptance despite the effort she made to find it). Sam had kept it safely under wraps and has since dirt bargained with Rowena for in exchange of taking care of ridding a magical force, that he would get in return from her, a way to get the book interpreted for a spell to remove the Mark of Cain on Dean once and for all.  The book may hold a cure but reveal something worse to that end as well.  Sam at this point does not care, and has since iron-chained the conniving magical mistress to keep her from breaking their deal committing to translating and researching the cure in the book.

 

 

 

2)  BROTHER TO BROTHER, DOOMED TO REPEAT
As it has been hinted even as far in as season 5, the Brothers Winchester were prophesied in Heaven as a BIG deal, especially in the foretelling of what will come to pass in the impending Apocalypse, as the sacred law uttered by Gabriel earlier that time, “as above, so shall below”.  Their supposed legendary biblical standoff as brother against brother (with destined older brother Dean(then now replaced by half-brother Adam) possessed by the Archangel Michael and the younger Sam, possessed by Lucifer, as originally played in the Bible where Michael was ordered to take down Lucifer in battle before his original banishment from Heaven) was to take place.  Their confrontation and ensuing battle was forewarned to begin a cataclysm that would destroy half the world and bring back humanity to the Dark Ages.

Having long past evaded that confrontation and stopped the Apocalypse, the brothers now face a similar impasse, one not very much unlike the parallel they dealt with then.  With Dean having been accepted as worthy carrying the power of the Mark of Cain by Cain, to wield the First Blade and take down Abaddon, he was later to be warned that he unwittingly put himself on a path that carried the same star-crossed fate as Cain when he killed his younger brother Abel.  Cain warned Dean once again, that the Mark carries an ugly burden on Dean where he may find himself killing Sam in the process as a consequence of the Mark(And to add here, their bloodline was proclaimed to be lead back to the time of Cain and Abel as revealed by Michael in Season 5, which makes the issue hard to ignore) Dean aptly refutes the idea he will give into the urge to kill his own brother with the Mark’s influence, even it that gives release from the Mark itself.  But with some time left in the season for a few more episodes, who knows what may change?

 

 

3) THE “BACK FROM THE PIT” FACE-DOWN!
Relating to notes on Theory #2.  One thing that is particular is how far things have come across since Dean and Sam successfully rid Lucifer and dropped him back in the Pit, though unfortunately, along with their half-brother Adam possessed by Michael.  Now with Metatron free and on the loose once more, and in possession of the Demon Tablet, not to mention his earlier warning and reminder note to Sam and Castiel that the Mark was made by God-level ancient magic used by Lucifer onto Cain, presents some serious and foreboding events to contemplate now. Is there a possibility that Metatron may use these elements to create greater chaos by re-opening the Pit, and end with having Dean, Sam, Castiel, and yes, even Crowley, once again, facing off with Lucifer and alongside that, Adam, possessed by a very angry Michael?  And will this face-off be the only means by which Dean is getting the Mark removed right from the source, so to say?  Whatever Metatron has planned with the tablet, you can be sure, it is of no benefit and all about danger for Heaven, the Winchesters, Castiel, Charlie, Crowley, and the world at large.

 

      The famous season 5 pitfall sacrifice of Sam and the closing of the Pit.

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Sam shoots/wounds Metatron after Cas’ removes his “Grace”, a move to cough up a detailing a cure for Dean.

 

There you have it, three enduring, intriguing theories of how may all end for Dean and his time with the dreaded Mark of Cain.  Yes, these are all are not complete genuine predictions, just selected ideas perceived by all types of clues, actions, turns in the story,  and dropped hinting in the dialogues of the characters.  But they definitely are the more pertinent points of where writer/show-runner/executive producer Jeremy Carver and executive producer Robert Singer might be taking the story direction to.  We can only hope whatever they have planned, it will end with a EPIC season finale shocker the likes of Seasons 8 and 9!

 

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Review: Avengers #44 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/review-avengers-44-276743 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/review-avengers-44-276743#comments Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:11:06 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276743 Jonathan Hickman’s run on Avengers comes to a close with Avengers #44. It’s been a wild ride, and it’s a nice ending to what started it all. Hickman brings everything full circle in #44. The fight between Tony and Steve, two extremes on the Avengers philosophical spectrum, is brutal and personal. Even without the callbacks […]

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Jonathan Hickman’s run on Avengers comes to a close with Avengers #44. It’s been a wild ride, and it’s a nice ending to what started it all.

Hickman brings everything full circle in #44. The fight between Tony and Steve, two extremes on the Avengers philosophical spectrum, is brutal and personal. Even without the callbacks to Hickman’s Avengers #1, the fight feels like a cap to everything Hickman has been doing in the book. Part of me wonders if this would have worked as much with Tony not inverted from AXIS. The ending in #44 opened my eyes a bit about the big plan and why Tony had to stay an evil bastard, but it doesn’t completely work. Tony is still an asshole here, even if he’s right. Having the bit of humanity in him would have made this argument and fight more gut wrenching. The Ultimate Universe scenes really work to sell the looming threat that Secret Wars has brought upon the two universes.

With so many plot threads going through Avengers and New Avengers, I was surprised at how many are properly set up for Secret Wars in one issue. Every big thing that needed to happen happened without it ever feeling forced or cutting short another storyline. This is one instance where the extra page length really helped the book. Like a lot of Hickman’s writing, there is an air of death on every page. Black Panther’s talk with the Obama administration is a prime example of that. The S.H.I.E.L.D. Avengers continue the issue of Tony being an immoral jackass now. This conversation wouldn’t be happening, at least not in this way, if Tony wasn’t inverted still. Steve’s conversation with Tony at the beginning, where Steve is genuinely surprised that Tony has done something nice, further proves this. Let’s hope that Tony becomes right again during Secret Wars.

Kev Walker and Stefano Caselli’s artwork is great, if a bit clashing. Their styles are nothing alike, which creates a slightly uneven look to the book. Rodgers seemingly ages from Caselli to Walker. Walker handles the battle scenes, and they pack a mean punch. There is anger in Steve Rodgers’ face as he goes after one of his longtime friends. The battle becomes a chaotic in a bad way once they exit Avengers tower though, as the lack of backgrounds leaves a lot to be desired. Caselli handles the more talkative panels, and captures the dread that every character feels. Even through his mask, we can see the look of defeat that Black Panther feels. Side note: I wonder how many artists are going to forget to draw the moon with a chunk missing.

Avengers #44 gets 4/5.

Kevin Finnigan, Review: Avengers #44

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Review: Convergence #4 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/review-convergence-4-276740 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/review-convergence-4-276740#comments Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:32:16 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276740 Convergence is out and I’m disappointed. Must be Wednesday. #4 continues the trend of not much happening while stalling for future issues. We are officially half way through the series, and I still can’t tell you what the heck is going on. Jeff King continues to spend precious panel space on fights between cities that […]

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Convergence is out and I’m disappointed. Must be Wednesday. #4 continues the trend of not much happening while stalling for future issues.

We are officially half way through the series, and I still can’t tell you what the heck is going on. Jeff King continues to spend precious panel space on fights between cities that don’t affect the overall plot of Convergence. While it gives the artist, Stephen Segovia, plenty of characters to illustrate, it feels like filler. Deimos bringing Braniac back will do what? Isn’t he the one who started all of this in the first place? Yes, let’s bring the person who created Telos back to stop him…then keep our cities where they are. Perfect plan! Moving the Justice Society to Skartaris does benefit the series, as a change of landscape gives the illusion that we are moving the plot along. The final page gives some indication that someone from the New 52 could be making an appearance, but then I remembered that Mr. Terrific isn’t in the New 52 universe anymore.

One slight improvement is the writing. The excessive yelling and exposition dumps are removed in favor of the Justice Society finally trying to figure things out. It’s a small glimmer of hope in an otherwise terrible comic. Dick’s conversation with Telos about how he should buck Braniac’s commands and do his own thing gets annoying fast. It’s the same conversation over and over for the entire comic. Plus, their conversations are overwritten, adding to the annoying aspect of them. The small bubble of heroes in the basement of the castle continues to not be explained. #3 got me excited that we’d be seeing other things besides Earth 2 heroes, but that hope is quickly squashed. With everything in the DC lore, why they continue to stick just to Earth 2 is beyond me. At this point, I don’t care if the New 52 heroes come to help. Just give us someone else.

Stephen Segovia seems especially rushed this time around. The line work seems half done at points, and the inking team needed to pick up the slack. It would explain the small army of inkers on Convergence #4. This many inkers causes a slew of style issues, with Segovia’s pencils looking vastly different from page to page. My biggest question is how the woman with yellow on her face and a bathing suit for a costume ends up fighting with the Justice Society at the end of the issue? We see Green Lantern fighting her! Why is she suddenly fighting alongside them?! In #1 we had the weird changing of the Bat symbols, now we have random people joining to fight after being beaten down. Does the editorial team just not care? Is the looming threat of a weekly series scaring them into just publishing things with artistic errors?

Convergence #4 gets 2/5.

Kevin Finnigan, Review: Convergence #4

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New Batman V Superman Pic Released  http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/new-batman-v-superman-pic-released-276738 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/new-batman-v-superman-pic-released-276738#comments Thu, 30 Apr 2015 01:48:04 +0000 http://www.comicbooktherapy.com/?p=276738 While we are thinking and talking about Avengers: Age Of Ultron which will be released this week in the USA, we finally have an official look of Ben Affleck with the Batman cowl, and I like it. This picture is  from the IMAX poster that was released with the exclusive preview, but this one gives […]

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While we are thinking and talking about Avengers: Age Of Ultron which will be released this week in the USA, we finally have an official look of Ben Affleck with the Batman cowl, and I like it. This picture is  from the IMAX poster that was released with the exclusive preview, but this one gives us a clean look at the caped crusader. 
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What do you think? Personally they nailed the perfect look for the dark knight. 
Share your thoughts. 

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