UPDATE: Added Warner Bros. movies! I don’t usually post a lot about new acquisitions and announcements of upcoming DVD/Blu-rays — mainly because I just get so many of them. But a few have crossed my desk in the last couple days that I feel deserve some special attention because of the awesomeness involved with the … Continue Reading →
The latest, greatest and not-so-greatest in the worlds of sci-fi, anime, comic books, video games and more.
I’ve never been much of an artist with paper and pen. I can do better than stick figures, but not a whole lot. Still, I like things that encourage creativity. And using a video game to do that is great. So I was pleased to give the revamped THQ uDraw tablet a try when they … Continue Reading →
Well, the trailer for Joss Whedon’s “The Avengers” is officially on the web, and here it is (via Comic Book Resources): You can also see it in HD at iTunes Movie Trailers. I think it’s looking pretty cool, though I hope there’s more to it than all those explosions. The dialogue seems snappy, and there’s … Continue Reading →
While all the attention has been on this year’s big-screen “Thor” movie, Shout! Factory has continued its “Marvel Knights” line of motion comics with “Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers.” The DVD is pulled from the pages of Marvel’s “Loki” miniseries by Robert Rodi and artist Esad Ribic. Rodi’s been a favorite since I read his … Continue Reading →
This week, Green Brain Comics in Dearborn will launch its latest Headspace Gallery show, a tribute to the first issue of “Fantastic Four,” which celebrates its 50th anniversary in November. Shop owner Dan Merritt got 26 artists to re-create 26 pages, including the cover, in their own styles. Their only directive was to maintain the … Continue Reading →
“Iron Man” and “Wolverine” anime (11 and 11:30 p.m. Fridays on G4) – It’s always a bummer when you set high expectations for something and they come crashing down. I like anime. I like Iron Man and Wolverine. It seems like it’s a no-brainer. So I was extremely disappointed in just how bad the first … Continue Reading →
For the first time in more than a decade, Marvel Comics will have an official corporate presence at a Metro Detroit comic convention. Marvel will be sending associate editor Lauren Sankovitch (“Avengers”) to Detroit Fanfare in September, where she will talk about upcoming projects and review portfolios. Marvel will also have a booth in the … Continue Reading →