Blade, Afro Samurai, Aquaman, Ultimate Avengers: February 22nd Comic Reel Wrap

Wed, February 22nd, 2006 at 12:00am PST

TV/Film
Hannibal Tabu, Columnist

BLADE

There are new screen captures of the upcoming Spike TV series over at the Toon Zone message boards.

AFRO SAMURAI

A new article at ICv2 goes through the trip the show took from obscure manga property to Samuel L. Jackson-fueled animated series.

AQUAMAN

Before a single frame was ever seen on TV, actor Will Toale has been replaced as the young Arthur Curry, with "Passions" star Justin Hartley sliding into the character's soggy shoes.

ULTIMATE AVENGERS

Didn't get a chance to get the DVD yet? Well, you can check out our review, or you could look at a Hulk-tastic video clip at Yahoo! Movies. If you've got just a bit of patience, you can just wait for the March 11th premiere on Toonami, according to Toon Zone.

JUSTICE LEAGUE

A new episode will air on Cartoon Network this Saturday, or at least Comics Continuum thinks so. The network describes the episode "Patriot Act" as follows: "When an out of control super soldier threatens Metropolis, Green Arrow leads seven non-powered Justice Leaguers, including Crimson Avenger and Shining Knight, in a battle they can't hope to win."

HACK/SLASH

Superhero Hype has a new tidbit about a Universal Pictures subsidiary called Rogue Pictures getting the option on the Devil's Due horror comic book with music video helmer Todd Lincoln set to direct for producers Adrian Askarieh and Daniel Alter. Lincoln will script.

SMALLVILLE

Kryptonsite has posted episode names for what's to come in late April and early May over on their spoilers page.

SUPERMAN RETURNS

IESB has a video interview with director Richard Donner about his opinions of Bryan Singer's pending superhero epic.

V FOR VENDETTA

There may be some new photos in the most recent deluge of photos from Superhero Hype. It's just too hard to tell anymore, there's just been so much ...

KEEPING IT REEL

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