Comic Book Picks 15April ’15

cropped-comic-picks-header.jpgWednesday is nearly here again, and that means that it’s almost time to get out the wallet (physical or digital) and start buying those comic books. But whats out there this week you need to check out?Well here are my picks for the week….. Continue reading

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Weekly Recommendation: The Ultimates

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This weeks recommendation is a fairly old release now, that at the time was a huge step forward for Marvel and since has helped design and hugely influence their Cinematic Universe. This weeks recommendation is Marvels’ ‘Ultimates’ comic books series.
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Trailer For Kingsman: The Secret Service

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20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for Kingsman: The Secret Service.

Based upon the acclaimed comic book and directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kick-Ass, X-Men: First Class), Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius. Colin Firth, Michael Caine, Taron Egerton and Samuel L. Jackson star.

The movie was written by Vaughn and Jane Goldman, who previously teamed up for such movies as X-Men: First Class, Kick-Ass and Stardust.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RlBrKOnenI&feature=youtu.be

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Comic Book Picks 5th March’14

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Well Wednesday is nearly upon us, and that means its time for the release of this weeks new comic books. This week sees a huge amount of continuing series that have delivered the goods such as ‘Velvet’ and ‘Uncanny X-men’ while also seeing a sleuth of new release titles from the big two publishers as well as the smaller and more independent publishers. But what should you guys be checking out this week, well here’s my picks Continue reading

Mark Millar’s Starlight getting an adaptation to TV

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Twentieth Century Fox is in negotiations for the movie rights to Mark Millar’s upcoming Image Comics miniseries, Starlight. Millar has described the space fantasy story as either Flash Gordon meets the Dark Knight or, more awesomely, Buzz Lightyear meets Unforgiven.

“The comic, drawn by Goran Parlov and due to be published by Image in March, is described by Millar as Flash Gordon meets The Dark Knight Returns,” as THR reminds us. “It centers on a space hero who saved the universe 35 years ago but came back to Earth, where no one believed his fantastic stories. He settled down, got married, had kids and got old, but then is called back for one last adventure when his old rocket shows up.”