26 August 2011

Will Deadman be DOA on the CW?

In what has become an annual tradition, the CW has announced development of a series based on a DC Comics superhero.  As first reported by Deadline, Supernatural’s Eric Kripke has been charged with producing the hourlong live-action drama based on the character Deadman.  First appearing in 1967 in the pages of Strange Adventures #205, circus acrobat Boston Brand became Deadman after being murdered during a trapeze performance. In order to obtain justice his spirit was granted the ability possess the living and to correct wrongdoings while tracking down his killer.

Crisis of Infinite Episodes - Return of Warlock

Warlock is back. He has been one of the more memorable villains thus far. I guess he was created for this series, that explains why I had never heard of him before.

25 August 2011

See X-Men's Deleted "Dragneto"

Entertainment Weekly has released a deleted scene from X-Men: First Class which had the Master of Magnetism, Magneto in drag. The full clip reveals that Dragneto was really just a mental projection by Professor X. Its a fun enough sequence, but I don't think it would have added too much to the film. Still, it wasn't any more over the top than Wolverine's cameo. You can also watch a snippet below:

Will an Extended Cut Give the Green Lantern Corps Their Due?

The Brothers Warner have officially announced an extended cut of Green Lantern for the Green-Ray Blu-Ray release on October 14. The first look at the box art via Toonzone features the Green Lantern Corps front and center likely leading many potential buyers to ask, "who are those guys?"

Wonder Woman Pilot (2011) - Discount Review

Recommended For: Anyone disappointed that the upcoming Wonder Woman show was cancelled. By episode end they will be shouting Hallelujah.

Heroes: Wonder Woman, who is known publicly as Diana Themyscira head of Themyscira Inc., (which sells Wonder Woman action figures to fund Wondy's exploits). She also maintains an alter-ego as the vulnerable and anonymous Diana Prince.

Villains: Evil pharmaceutical company CEO, Veronica Cale

Crisis of Infinite Episodes - Insect Raiders

Giant bugs attacked a ship. They weren't really bugs though, they were people in bug suits. That explains that... Then they kidnapped Jimmy and placed him on explosive eggs as a hostage while they went on another raid.

24 August 2011

Crisis of Infinite Episodes -The Deadly Dish

Lex Luthor was back, this time without Merlin. Instead he brought a kryptonite laser that could sap Superman's strength. He then hypnotized Lois, Jimmy, and Perry to place themselves in peril.

No Underwear for Superman in Man of Steel

A couple set photos have leaked from the Man of Steel set revealing Superman in full costume. And guess what, dude's got no underwear- at least not on the outside.

23 August 2011

Onscreen History of Big Barda

Big Barda first appeared in 1971's Mister Miracle #4. As former Captain of the Female Furies, Big Barda ultimately fell in love with Scott Free AKA Mister Miracle later fleeing Darkseid and Granny Goodness' employ.

Crisis of Infinite Episodes - The Fire Phantom

A "walking fire giant" from the center of the earth started catching abandoned shacks on fire then surrounded Jimmy. Superman would have none of that.

22 August 2011

Crisis of Infinite Episodes - The Ape Army of the Amazon

Yay apes! An ape army is even better... if only they were giants apes. Alas.

21 August 2011

Evolution of the Batman (and Robin) - Batmans That Never Were

Updated 21 Aug 2011

Plans for another potential Batman animated series to debut in 2012 or 2013 have crumbled into a million shattered dreams. This series would have featured Nightwing as well as Cassandra Cain and Damian Wayne as Batgirl and Robin, but it made the mistake of being too dark. Huh!? Bat Mite would not be happy.