Melissa Benoist cast as Supergirl

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  CBS has found the lead of their first superhero adaptation since The Flash debuted in 1990. Melissa Benoist, who appeared most recently in the indie hit Whiplash, has been tapped for the role of Kara Zor-El in Supergirl, making her the third live action version of the character, following Helen Slater (Supergirl) and Laura […]

Entertainment Round-Up: Deadpool, Walking Dead Spin-Off, Supergirl, etc..

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Happy MLK Day! It hasn’t been a terribly eventful Monday insofar as entertainment related news goes, but here are a few relevant links that you might find worth the click: – Fox’s upcoming X-Men spin-off, Deadpool, starts shooting this Spring in Vancouver. Ryan Reynolds is back in the superhero world, and hopefully this trip will […]

24 Hours of Halloween: Mike Maihack’s Batgirl/Supergirl

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Mike Maihack (Cleopatra in Space) is someone I consider one of the progenitors of the “cutecore” movement in comics. I know I’m the only one who calls it that, but when I first noticed people making bank on cartoony cersions of superheroes at cons, Marvel and DC wouldn’t have anything to do with it; now […]

DC’s December Solicitations: Jeff Parker on Aquaman; New Teams for Flash, Supergirl, Superboy

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DC’s December solicitations have revealed a number of new creators coming onto new titles and moving around, including the news that writer Jeff Parker will be riding in on a rogue wave and taking over Aquaman from Geoff Johns; whilst Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato have wrapped their run on The Flash and will be […]

SDCC13: Watchtower: Mainstream Media Edition

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Well, once again, we are repainting the kitchen to hide the stains we couldn’t clean, the comics cellar is being refiled, the liquor bottles refilled, and the linens have been burnt, per EPA regulations.  (And the capuchin monkeys have been bribed with money directly wired to their E*Trade account.)  The Beatrix shall return shortly from […]

SDCC’13: Megan Byrd’s Incredible Thursday Photo Marathon

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Alright, we heard you. When you said you wanted HIGH QUALITY photos from the convention, we heard you – and that’s why this year we’ve sent the utterly brilliant Megan Byrd across to San Diego to cover the event. She has not disappointed! We’ve got Sharknado. We’ve got Lisa Hanawalt. We’ve got Pikmin. We’ve got […]

Wonder Woman and Supergirl Get Married

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Phil Jimenez saw something cool today. So he took a photo of it, as Phil Jimenez is wont to do.