DC Show Off Andrea Sorrentino’s Art for Green Arrow #17

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TweetDC have sent out some preview pages for Green Arrow #17, the first issue drawn by Andrea Sorrentino (fresh from a lengthy run on I, Vampire) and written by Jeff Lemire (who wore the same shirt as me once when I went to a convention, and we were both deeply embarrassed about it). I know […]

Today’s Superman Rulings Explained

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Tweet After a surprising victory in 2008, Siegel attorney Marc Toberoff decided to press for the rights to more Superman material. Instead, he lost everything that the Siegel heirs and he himself had won.

Warner Bros. wins huge legal decision in Superman case—UPDATED

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Tweet The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a 2001 agreement between Joanne Siegel and WB supersedes the Siegel estate’s 2008 victory in a copyright reversion decision. Meaning: it’s just about over, writes The Hollywood Reporter. The decision follows a ruling by a federal judge in October to deny the estate of Superman’s […]

Review: SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #1 for the Confused

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Tweet [Major spoilers for Amazing Spider-Man #700 and Superior Spider-Man #1 ahead!] I’ll admit it. I’m confused. For a Spidey fan, I haven’t been following AMAZING SPIDER-MAN closely enough, though it would have been impossible to avoid becoming caught up in all the mania surrounding number 700 and the “death” of Peter Parker if you’re […]

Jennifer Holm joins CBLDF board

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Tweet Bestselling author Jennifer Holm of the Babymouse series has joined the CBLDF board, according to a press release; The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is pleased to announce the addition of bestselling author and three-time Newbery honoree Jennifer L. Holm to its Board of Directors.  Best known in the comics world as the co-author […]

Phoenix Weekly goes digital with a special deal

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Tweet The Phoenix Weekly is a UK comics magazine for kids—somewhat in the tradition of the ancient Beano and the departed Dandy—but a little more up to date. All of these venerable kids brands have gone kidgital, but the Phoeniz now has a snappy new iPad app, designed by the Panel Nine crew. It’s onsale […]

Dan Trachtenberg Hired to Direct Y: The Last Man

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TweetCelebrate and/or worry, as it looks like there is finally some more forward movement on New Line Cinema’s long-awaited adaptation of Brian K Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s Y: The Last Man. Deadline are today reporting that Dan Trachtenberg has been hired as the director for the film.