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Out of the Past: Marvel’s New Once Upon A Time Graphic Novel

Out of the Past: Marvel’s New Once Upon A Time Graphic Novel
Marvel has revealed plans to publish a new graphic novel based on the hit ABC series Once Upon A Time, following the successful 2013 release of its Once Upon a Time: The Shadow of the Queen. An innovative reimagining of classic fairy tales, the series centres around a small town in Maine called Storybrooke, whose residents are really fairy-tale characters, cursed to live in a land without magic by the evil Queen Regina. Previously broadcast on Channel... 

The Mysterious Case Of Billy’s G-String (The Vicar Chronicles) review

The Mysterious Case Of Billy’s G-String (The Vicar Chronicles) review
The Mysterious Case Of Billy’s G-String Roll up, for the musical mystery tour, as we are led through the murky and occasionally sinister waters of the music industry, with the quirky and loyal sound engineer Punk Sanderson as our guide. Along with his mystery solving boss The Vicar, together they look to solve the ‘Mysterious Case Of Billy’s G-String’. Based on Punk Sanderson’s novel, The Vicar Chronicles are a collection of wonderfully... 

The End of the Marvel Universe as We Know it

The End of the Marvel Universe as We Know it
“Time Runs Out. Everything Ends. The Secret Wars commence.” At a press conference in New York yesterday, Marvel PR man Chris D’Lando, Executive Editor Tom Brevoort and Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso revealed that the Marvel comic-book worlds we’ve come to know and love will soon be coming to an end. The long-planned, cataclysmic event will see the separate Marvel and Ultimate Universes collide to form one new setting –... 

Benedict Cumberbatch is Magic: Sherlock Actor Cast as Doctor Strange

Benedict Cumberbatch is Magic: Sherlock Actor Cast as Doctor Strange
An official announcement from Marvel has broken the news that British superstar Benedict Cumberbatch is set to play the medic-turned-magician Doctor Strange in an upcoming movie about the character. For those as-yet unfamiliar with his story, Doctor Stephen Strange begins as an idealistic medic, who becomes increasingly cold-hearted and embittered following a series of tragic family incidents. Dedicating himself to intensive study at which he... 

AMC orders pilot for adaptation of Preacher comic book

AMC orders pilot for adaptation of Preacher comic book
Earlier in the year, AMC officially put an adaptation of Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s comic book series Preacher into development. It’s now one step closer to the small screen after it was announced that AMC have ordered a pilot episode. Having spent years in development, and almost reaching the screen through HBO, the project eventually found a home at AMC. A co-production between Sony Pictures Television and AMC Studios, Preacher has been... 

That Sandman Movie is Still Happening, and Joseph Gordon Levitt May Be Directing

That Sandman Movie is Still Happening, and Joseph Gordon Levitt May Be Directing
Remember that Sandman adaptation that Warner Bros were supposed to be working on way back when? Well, if you were beginning to think that the movie you Desire was just the pipe Dream of filmmakers trapped in a Delirium, then Despair no more, for it seems its Destiny is neither development hell nor ultimate Death and Destruction, but in fact, it’s well on its way to getting made! Recent comments from those on board not only suggest that... 

Five ways in which NBC could make Constantine closer to the comics

Five ways in which NBC could make Constantine closer to the comics
In light of the recent news that production on NBC’s Constantine has been halted at 13 episodes, I thought it might be time to weigh in with how the show might help best addresses some of the areas in which it is perceived to be playing it safe. All of this is, of course, subjective, and it is well documented that I approach the canon of Constantine with a lot of baggage given my personal fondness for the character, but I also feel that if... 

Constantine TV Show Production Halted at 13 Episodes

Constantine TV Show Production Halted at 13 Episodes
In what came as less than surprising news, NBC announced that their fledgling DC/Vertigo adaptation, Constantine, would halt production following the completion of 13 episodes. Billed as an occult thriller, Constantine is a supernatural drama about a man who cannot pronounce his own name. Over the course of the five episodes thus far broadcast, the show has been met with mixed reactions from its target audience. Whilst Matt Ryan, who stars as the... 

MCM Comic Con 2015 Dates Announced!

MCM Comic Con 2015 Dates Announced!
With the MCM Birmingham Comic Con bringing to an end a fantastically successful year for the MCM Expo Group, thoughts now turn to 2015 and today has seen the release of the complete list of dates for next year’s events. Whilst there are no changes or further additions to the line-up, many believe that judging from the success of this past year, 2015 could see the events grow even bigger in both size and attendance. The dates for the conventions... 

Attack on Titan to crossover with the Marvel universe

Attack on Titan to crossover with the Marvel universe
“What if the titans from Hajime Isayama’s Attack on Titan attacked the Marvel universe?” That is what Marvel’s C.B. Cebulski tweeted. However, it turned out that this was not just a wishful pitch. Minutes later, Cebulski revealed that the two are in fact going to crossover. “Not a joke, folks,” said Cebulski in his following tweet as he also revealed a teaser image. Not a joke, folks. Attack on Titan and the @Marvel universe are crossing... 
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