Writer: Matt Smith
Pencils and Inks: Simon Coleby Cover A: Greg Staples RI Cover: Dave Sim
Colorist: Leonard O’Grady
Letters: Shawn Lee
This story is just becoming more amazing. I honestly thought they were going to take the safe route and stick with the mutants for the year one story. How wrong can one man be? … Continued »
A new era of Superman movies dawns, but let’s not forget about the man some say gave the definitive take on Superman. I had the pleasure of speaking with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation COO Peter T. Wilderotter about the current happenings at the Foundation. Wilderotter was drawn in by Reeve’s vision.
Despite the passing of their founders, the Foundation fights against spinal cord injuries and paralysis. They’ve recently received a $2 million grant from the Department for Defense for “translational research to find treatments” for sufferers, “including servicemen and women,” of spinal cord injury. Wilderotter told me that they’ve to “do more with less” due to a cut to their CDC grant. The recent sequester made it harder for the Reeve Foundation to get needed funds, but no less determined to help people like Eric LeGrand and Rob Summers. … Continued »
“The Leap,” published by DC Comics.
Main story written by Scott Snyder, penciled by Jim Lee, and inked by Scott Williams.
What a Super-barrage! Man of Steel comes out soon and Comixology has made Superman (Volume 1) #1 & All-Star Superman #1 free. Siegel & Shuster’s Superman #1 offers 64 pages of action, while Morrison & Quitely’s All-Star #1 presents an awe-inspiring man of wonder. For the five-dollar asking price, how much entertainment is there for the 22 story page Unchained? … Continued »
Warner Bros. Pictures have provided new photos of the second chapter of the Hobbit movie trilogy, The Desolation of Smaug. Martin Freeman again stars as Bilbo with his merry band of dwarves and trusty Gandalf (Ian McKellen). Movie directed by Peter Jackson, natch.
Check out photos of new allies as well as old friends. … Continued »
Thanks to Image Comics for the previews! … Continued »
It was my first Wonder Con ever and San Francisco had never looked better to me. I was so excited to meet all of the people I grew up idolizing. Lou Ferrigno, Ray Park and many others were going to be there. But I was most excited to meet Margot Kidder. … Continued »
Movie directed and written by Clay Liford.
Nate Rubin is Mitch, the nadir of nerdiness, and may pass for the introverted school geek. In fact, he teaches at the same high school he graduated. Nate Rubin completely embodies the word “wuss” in his performance. … Continued »
Nintendo superstar Mario Mario rose from humble beginnings as gorilla war fighter Jumpman to become a major global icon. In honor of the Year of Luigi, I’ll happily push the green-clad plumber aside to celebrate the greatness of Mario by discussing these pretenders. Accept no substitutes! … Continued »
It’s a slim Wednesday for me: just buying Superior Spider-Man #11 & The Movement #2. Spoilers ahead. … Continued »
75 years is said to be the “diamond” anniversary, depending on your age or location. What an appropriate name for Big Blue superhero with the diamond crest.
June is the 75th anniversary of the cover date Superman’s first appearance of Action Comics #1. While Action #1 was released a few months before, Supermania probably began by the summer of 1938. There have been nearly countless adaptations of the Metropolis Marvel and DC Comics has launched a Super-campaign that should add to Superman’s legacy. … Continued »