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James Bond #1 courtesy Dynamite Entertainment

James Bond #1 courtesy Dynamite Entertainment

A double hit of 007 is on target.

Daniel Craig returns in SPECTRE on the big screen next month.

James Bond hits comic book shops courtesy a brand new series from Dynamite Entertainment by Warren Ellis and Jason Masters.

Ellis has a long resume of writing spies (Red, Global Frequency, Stormwatch) but how does he see the world’s most famous secret agent:

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Marvel's Agent Carter courtesy Marvel

Marvel’s Agent Carter courtesy Marvel

The first Black Widow is coming back to Marvel television?

Hayley Atwell said Bridget Regan will return as Dottie Underwood in Marvel’s Agent Carter season two during her Fan Expo Canada panel as reported by Comic Book Resources.

During the first season producers revealed Underwood was a product of the Red Room, the same K.G.B. program that produced Natasha Romanoff (as played by Scarlett Johansson) so Dottie may be one of the first or the first Black Widow. Continue reading

MARVEL STAR WARS Prologue Begins

Star Wars: Journey to The Force Awakens: Shattered Empire courtesy Marvel

Star Wars: Journey to The Force Awakens: Shattered Empire courtesy Marvel

Before The Force Awakens, what happened after an Empire fell and a Rebel Alliance scored a victory that would change a galaxy far, far away?

Marvel releases the first chapter of Star Wars: Journey to The Force Awakens – Shattered Empire by writer Greg Rucka (Cyclops, Punisher, Lazarus, Gotham Central) and artist Marco Checchetto this week.

Marvel worked with Lucasfilm on this prologue setting up the hugely anticipated next chapter in the saga.

Rucka reveals the new Rebels of his story:

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Star-Lord #1 courtesy Marvel

Star-Lord #1 courtesy Marvel

What made Peter Quill a Guardian of the Galaxy and the Legendary Star-Lord?

Prepare to go back to the beginning for Marvel’s breakout hero.

When writer Sam Humphries relaunches Peter Quill’s adventures with a brand new Star-Lord #1 this Fall he’s revealing the early days of the outlaw turned hero.

Humphries will explore Quill’s early days as an astronaut and connection to an infamous character who stole scenes in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie: Continue reading

STAR WARS Original Find

Star Wars original newspaper ad

Star Wars original newspaper ad

 Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the future of the galaxy’s most beloved science fiction franchise but many fans are blasting into the past.

A long time ago in a cinema in your hometown Star Wars: A New Hope arrived.  Maybe you’re “mature” enough to remember waiting in line after seeing those early commercials or ads like this.

My co-worker came in the office with excitement, eager to share this rare and beautiful artifact of Hollywood promotion. As he lifted the board up we marveled at this full page ad for the original Star Wars from May 22, 1977. Continue reading

New SPECTRE Poster

courtesy Sony

courtesy Sony

A new poster for the new James Bond film with an old school vibe.

Daniel Craig returns as 007 in SPECTRE but this poster could make some fans think of Live And Let Die, Roger Moore’s first 007 film.

Craig in his white tux stands over a villain in a skeleton mask. The new film opens with Bond on a mission in Mexico City during the Day of the Dead festival with Craig under the mask.

In Live and Let Die, Moore’s 007 faced off against a villain with the henchman Baron Samedi, a voodoo icon who often dressed in a skull motif and makeup. Continue reading


Civil War #1 courtesy Marvel

Civil War #1 courtesy Marvel

 Captain America: Civil War will be Avengers 2.5+ as heroes choose sides in an epic battle that disassembles Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.

The government cracks down on costumed crime fighters. The Superhero Registration Act is passed. Heroes are ordered to reveal their identities, register and work for the government. Tony Stark sides with the government. Steve Rogers leads the opposition.

Who will follow Iron Man? Who will side with Captain America?

Here’s our breakdown: Continue reading


Zatanna #16 courtesy DC Comics

Zatanna #16 courtesy DC Comics

We’ll never miss a chance to ask for Zatanna to be conjured into a movie or television series.

With the announcement that Matt Ryan will reprise his role as John Constantine on Arrow this season, we’re curious if the Hellblazer and Ollie Queen will need more supernatural support.

We already picked Zatanna on our list of heroes to appear in the Justice League movies but alas it’s not likely.

With Z’s connection to Constantine, she could make a “magical” addition to the ever expanding cast of DC characters on The CW. Continue reading


Gambit #9 courtesy Marvel

Gambit #9 courtesy Marvel

From James Bond to Gambit?

Lea Seydoux has been offered the leading lady role opposite Channing Tatum in Gambit according to Deadline.

Channing Tatum is playing Remy LeBeau in the X-Men spinoff with director Rupert Wyatt.

Lea Seydoux is starring in the next James Bond film Spectre and starred in Blue is the Warmest Color, Inglourious Basterds and Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.

Who is Seydoux playing? Continue reading