Month: January 2018

In celebration of the franchise’s 25th anniversary, Sailor Moon has lifted the curtain on a brand new series of musical projects. The biggest of three events so far announced will see the classic shoujo manga returning to the stage in summer 2019 with a revitalised edition of the classic musical. Meanwhile, idol group Nogizaka46 will
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Comic Book Questions Answered – where I answer whatever questions you folks might have about comic books (feel free to e-mail questions to me at brianc@cbr.com). Reader Jason R. wrote in to ask: What’s the story with the different numbering between direct edition and newsstand version of Marvel’s “Quasar” during the Operation Galactic Storm storyline?
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After a three month shoot, it appears Sony’s Venom may have officially wrapped judging by an Instagram post from the film’s star, Tom Hardy. RELATED: Venom: Jenny Slate & Scott Haze’s Roles May Have Been Revealed Filming on the Tom Hardy-led Venom officially kicked off in October in Atlanta, and recently moved to San Francisco
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Guillermo del Toro’s Oscar-nominated movie The Shape of Water has been levelled with accusations of plagiarism by the estate of an American author and playwright, Paul Zindel. RELATED: Del Toro’s The Shape of Water Earns 12 BAFTA Nominations David Zindel, the son of Pulitzer prize winner, recently issued a statement to The Guardian accusing del
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Emily VanCamp may well have ended hopes of Sharon Carter, aka Agent 13, appearing in Avengers: Infinity War. Directed by the Russo brothers, the third Avengers flick boasts a sprawling cast and is set to be the largest superhero movie ever, pitting Earth’s Mightiest Heroes against Thanos as he comes for his Infinity Stones. However,
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The DVD rental service Redbox filed a suit against Disney’s home entertainment group on Saturday. The mouse house filed its own suit against the movie and video game rental kiosk company in December to stop Redbox from selling digital copies of Disney films. RELATED: Democrats Seek to Investigate Disney/Fox Deal Redbox officially filed a counter
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After years of being in development, the CW is finally moving ahead with its plans to reboot Charmed, having ordered a pilot from a pair of Jane the Virgin writers. RELATED: Charmed Reboot In Development at the CW It was reported on Friday that the CW had officially given a pilot order to a Charmed
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In every installment of Abandoned Love we will be examining comic book stories, plots and ideas that were abandoned by a later writer without actively retconnng away the previous story. Feel free to e-mail me at brianc@cbr.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature. Today, based on a suggestion from reader
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In “When We First Met”, we spotlight the various characters, phrases, objects or events that eventually became notable parts of comic lore, like the first time someone said, “Avengers Assemble!” or the first appearance of Batman’s giant penny or the first appearance of Alfred Pennyworth or the first time Spider-Man’s face was shown half-Spidey/half-Peter. Stuff
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Welcome to Comic Book Legends Revealed! This is the six hundred and sixty-third week where we examine comic book legends and whether they are true or false. As always, there will be three different posts for each legend this week! COMIC LEGEND: Joe Simon originally named Captain America something else entirely. STATUS: I’m Going With
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Revealing its plans after the event series Dark Nights: Metal, DC Comics dropped a major bombshell Friday, unveiling an impending shakeup for its Justice League titles, which will soon boast all-new teams. RELATED: Scott Snyder to Write Flagship Justice League Series Post-Metal Along with announcing an event series (that will introduce the new teams) from
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We may finally know what roles Jenny Slate and Scott Haze play in Sony’s Venom movie. RELATED: Venom: Spider-Man: Homecoming’s Tom Holland Reportedly Spotted on Set According to MCU Exchange, Slate plays Dora Skirth, an original character for the film who is a scientist for the Life Foundation. She was recently spotted on location outside
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Although the gradual rise of Bruce Wayne from grieving young orphan to masked vigilante is an increasingly prominent thread on Gotham, Ben McKenzie’s James Gordon has been at the center of the Fox drama since its 2014 premiere. In fact, the actor argues, you might even say that Gordon was the original Batman. RELATED: The
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The long-discussed reboot of The Greatest American Hero is moving forward, with a twist. The Tracking Board reports ABC has ordered a pilot for the half-hour sitcom, which this time centers on a female superhero. RELATED: ABC Isn’t Ordering Any Marvel Pilots This Season The original series, which aired from 1981 to 1983, starred Will
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Fate/Apocrypha is teaming up with popular prize lottery Minna no Kuji for a series of branded bathroom-themed prizes including towels and bath posters. Prize A is a bath towel featuring a design inspired by Ruler’s flag, measuring approximately 160 x 80 cm. Prizes B, C, and D are A3 size bath posters featuring Ruler, Saber
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A special attendee bonus for moviegoers seeing Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel I. presage flower in 4DX and MX4D versions has been revealed: a postcard featuring a Matou Sakura illustration! The 4DX and MX4D versions will be screened in 74 different theaters beginning Feb. 3. While they’re available, moviegoers will get one for each time they
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A new collaboration between Katsugeki Touken Ranbu and Tokyo Prince Hotel will let fans relax the way they were meant to: surrounded by handsome anthropomorphized swords! Two choices are available for the event: the Original Goods Stay Plan (14,500 yen per person) and Concept Room Stay Plan (25,000 yen per person). The former is a
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