Kevin Melrose

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DC Entertainment Wins "Final" Appeal in Superman Rights Battle

Fri, November 22nd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

The Ninth Circuit on Thursday tied up the loose ends in DC's long-running battle to retain the rights to the Superman character.

Batkid Event Cost San Francisco (But Not Taxpayers) $105,000

Thu, November 21st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

San Francisco helped fulfill a 5-year-old leukemia patient’s wish to be Batman, a move that cost the city $105,000 -- none of which will come from taxpayers.

Is Warner Bros. Still Considering Other Titles for "Batman Vs. Superman?"

Thu, November 21st, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Warner Bros. has gone on a domain-registration spree, leading to speculation that the studio hasn’t settled on a "Man of Steel" sequel title.

ROBOT 6 EXCLUSIVE: A New "Sixth Gun" Story Begins Here!

Wed, November 20th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Fans of "The Sixth Gun," the supernatural Western by Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt & Bill Crabtree, have a new story to follow, exclusively on ROBOT 6.

Keanu Reeves "Would Like to Have Played John Constantine Again"

Tue, November 19th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Actor-turned-director Keanu Reeves admits he would like to have reprised his film role as DC Comics' occult detective.

FX Orders Del Toro's "The Strain" to Series

Tue, November 19th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Production is expected to begin this month on the first season of the horror series "The Strain," based on the novels by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan.

"Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" To Close on Broadway

Tue, November 19th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

After a tumultuous three years on Broadway, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" will close in January, with plans to reopen in 2015 in Las Vegas.

Real-Life Archer is a Match for Hawkeye and Green Arrow

Mon, November 18th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Online videos featuring Danish archer Lars Anderson show his skills to be on par with the fictional likes of Clint Barton and Oliver Queen.

Should "The Walking Dead's" Zombie Apocalypse Be Over By Now?

Fri, November 15th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

An online theory has arisen that "The Walking Dead's" zombie plague should have ended after a single year, simply by biter attrition.

Hugh Jackman Says Possible "Wolverine" Sequel "Has to Be Great"

Thu, November 14th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Hugh Jackman says he's open to starring in another solo "Wolverine" film, but only is there's a "compelling reason" to do it.

Disney Unleashes First Trailer for Angelina Jolie's "Maleficent"

Wed, November 13th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Disney has debuted an operatic teaser for "Maleficent," the live-action prequel/retelling of "Sleeping Beauty" with Angelina Jolie as the titular villain.

Fantagraphics Surpasses $150K Kickstarter Goal in Seven Days

Tue, November 12th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Fantagraphics has already surpassed its initial $150,000 Kickstarter goal, adding more stretch goals to fund its 2014 spring/summer season.

Olsen Confirms Role as Scarlet Witch in "Avengers: Age of Ultron"

Tue, November 12th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Elizabeth Olsen has confirmed what Samuel L. Jackson stated in October; she will be Joss Whedon's Scarlet Witch in "Avengers: Age of Ultron."

The Joker's New Arch-Enemies: The Street Artists of Tehran

Mon, November 11th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

A mysterious figure known as the Joker is using spray paint to leave behind the trademark smile and a simple signature on Tehran street art.

Quicksilver One Of "A Handful" Of Marvel Characters Who Could Pop Up At Fox

Mon, November 11th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Kevin Feige says there are other characters beyond Quicksilver who could appear outside the Marvel Cinematic Universe in other franchises.

Wolverine’s Classic Costume Revealed in Deleted Scene

Mon, November 11th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

A deleted scene from James Mangold’s "The Wolverine" provides a long-anticipated glimpse of Logan’s classic comic-book costume.

Robert Kirkman Explains Governor's Absence on "The Walking Dead"

Fri, November 8th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Wondering where The Governor's been in Season 4 of "The Walking Dead"? Creator Robert Kirkman explains and says his return will be "a really big, memorable moment."

Smulders Confirms Maria Hill is in "The Avengers: Age of Ultron"

Fri, November 8th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Cobie Smulders, who recently reprised her role as Maria Hill on "Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," says she’ll appear in "The Avengers: Age of Ultron."

Vertigo Debuts "The Sandman: Overture" Television Spot

Fri, November 8th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Vertigo has debuted the television commercial for "The Sandman: Overture" by Neil Gaiman and J.H. Williams III.

"Star Wars: Episode VII" to Open Dec. 18, 2015

Thu, November 7th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Disney has set a Dec. 18, 2015 release date for "Star Wars: Episode VII," directed by J.J. Abrams from a script he co-wrote with franchise veteran Lawrence Kasdan.