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JARED LETO JOKER HAIRCUT For SUICIDE SQUAD

Jared Leto revealed by David Ayer via Twitter

Jared Leto revealed by David Ayer via Twitter

When does a haircut make comics buzz?

When it’s Oscar winner Jared Leto chopping his long locks for his upcoming role as the Joker in Suicide Squad.

Director David Ayer revealed Leto’s new look via Twitter with #SuicideSquad.

A previous post revealed scissors to the ponytail asking, “Should we?”

Leto will play the Clown Prince of Crime in the upcoming film starring DC Comics villains working as covert government operatives.

Watch for hair coloring soon? Continue reading

More DC Heroes for ARROW/FLASH Spinoff

courtesy DC Comics and CWSeed

courtesy DC Comics and CWSeed

The CW network’s roster of DC heroes and villains is about to get even bigger.

Producers of Arrow and The Flash are planning a spinoff featuring characters from both shows according to Deadline.

Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer aka The Atom, Victor Garber who played Dr. Martin Stein of Firestorm, Wentworth Miller as Captain Cold and Caity Lotz as Sara Lance/Black Canary will be in the cast.

Who else could join the expanding CW/DC empire and joined the spinoff? Continue reading

BATMAN ETERNAL The Final Five

Batman Eternal #39 courtesy DC Comics

Batman Eternal #39 courtesy DC Comics

The final lap in the year-long mystery by an all-star team begins this week in Batman Eternal #48, the first of this month’s final five chapters.

It all began with Batman captured by a mystery villain tied to the Bat Signal with a knife to his ribs while Gotham City burns around him.

Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV are the show runners of the epic. The story has featured nearly every member of the Batman cast from Bane to Vicky Vale with multiple stories leading up to the showdown with the mastermind. Last week’s issue featured breakout Julia Pennyworth in a scene similar to the haunting first page of the first issue. Continue reading

ALL-NEW HAWKEYE Aims High

Hawkeye #1 courtesy Marvel

Hawkeye #1 courtesy Marvel

Jeff Lemire (Green Arrow, Futures End) in his Marvel debut launches All-New Hawkeye #1 this week with artist Ramon Perez.

Kate Bishop returns to Clint Barton’s side but as Lemire explains the ward shares top billing with her mentor.

“To me Kate is an equal to Clint in terms of who is the ‘star’ of the book is. It’s equal billing. It will be as much Kate’s story as it is Clint’s.

One of the many wonderful things about Matt Fraction’s run was the relationship between Kate and Clint. To me, that must remain central to the book,” Lemire told Marvel.com. Continue reading

GREEN ARROW vs SEATTLE

Green Arrow #40

Green Arrow #40

A huge showdown in Green Arrow #40 this week but Ollie is getting help from his friends, allies and even enemies.

Corporate raider John King is breaking Ollie, turning the city against him.

With Oliver Queen broke and Felicity Smoak trapped in the Supermax prison, John Diggle recruits some reinforcements including guest stars Batman and Lex Luthor.

Will it be enough with a teaser like this: Continue reading

LEONARD NIMOY EMP MUSEUM Tribute in Seattle

Rest in Peace Leonard Nimoy.

The actor beloved as Spock in Star Trek passed away at age 84.

This was his final message via Twitter earlier this month:

“A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP”

In honor of the late actor, EMP Museum will display the tunic worn by Nimoy as Spock on the television series,  Star Trek. Continue reading

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Black Widow, Thor & Nick Fury Posters

courtesy Marvel

courtesy Marvel

Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are assembling as Marvel unveils character posters for Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Samuel L. Jackson first shared the posters for Nick Fury, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) via Twitter.

Earlier this week Robert Downey Jr revealed the Iron Man poster and teased a big announcement followed by Mark Ruffalo sharing the Hulk poster.

The heroes will take on an army of robots controlled by the evil A.I. Ultron – a Tony Stark invention gone wrong.

Ladies first…here’s Black Widow who Jackson called “the baddest woman on Earth!”

And below check out Fury and the Odinson: Continue reading