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"Guardians of the Galaxy's" Michael Rooker Enjoys Playing 'D—ks' Audiences Can't Help But Like

"Guardians of the Galaxy's" Michael Rooker Enjoys Playing 'D—ks' Audiences Can't Help But Like

The veteran character is perfectly suited for the sometimes charming, sometimes deadly Youndu in director James Gunn's "Guardians of the Galaxy"

SDCC: John Barrowman Cuts Loose in His

SDCC: John Barrowman Cuts Loose in His "Anything Goes" Panel

TV/Film

No subject was off-limits at during the Comic-Con International spotlight on the veteran "Arrow," "Doctor Who" and "Torchwood."

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SDCC: Cast, Crew Plot Their

SDCC: Cast, Crew Plot Their "Assault on Arkham"

TV/Film

Following the world premiere of "Batman: Assault on Arkham," the film's cast and crew, led by the legendary Kevin Conroy, revisited their time with the Suicide Squad.

1 hour ago
by Travis Fischer

"Guardians of the Galaxy's" Michael Rooker Enjoys Playing 'D—ks' Audiences Can't Help But Like

TV/Film

The veteran character is perfectly suited for the sometimes charming, sometimes deadly Youndu in director James Gunn's "Guardians of the Galaxy"

2 hours ago
by Scott Huver

"Twin Peaks" Stars Reflect on Catching Lightning in a Bottle

TV/Film

With the release of "Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery" on Blu-ray, some key players remember the David Lynch series that flamed brightly and burned out quickly.

2 hours ago
COMIC REEL: Feige on Marvel's 2015 Slate; New

COMIC REEL: Feige on Marvel's 2015 Slate; New "Guardians of the Galaxy" Footage

TV/Film

Kevin Feige discusses "Ant-Man" and "Age of Ultron" at Comic-Con; new "Guardians of the Galaxy" footage debuts on Disney Channel & more.

3 hours ago
by Steve Sunu
SDCC: Dark Horse Teases Whedonverse Future

SDCC: Dark Horse Teases Whedonverse Future

Comic Books

Scott Allie, Christos Gage, Nicholas Brendon & more discussed the present and future of Dark Horse's Whedonverse comics during Comic-Con.

3 hours ago
by Marc Buxton

"Guardians of the Galaxy" On Track To Surpass $65 Million Opening Weekend

TV/Film

Marvel Studios' latest offering is tracking so strongly, it may surpass $70 million, which would be the highest grossing August opening of all time.

4 hours ago
SDCC: Warner Bros. Unleashes

SDCC: Warner Bros. Unleashes "Batman V Superman," "Mad Max," "The Hobbit" & More

TV/Film

Attendees enjoyed a first look at "Dawn of Justice," "Jupiter Ascending," and "Fury Road," plus an hour of Stephen Colbert and "The Hobbit" cast & crew.

4 hours ago
by Travis Fischer

"The Flash" Finds Plastique In Kelly Frye

TV/Film

The veteran of shows like "Rake" and "Body of Proof" will play the explosive supervillain on The CW's freshman drama.

5 hours ago
by Kiel Phegley
Comics A.M. - In San Diego,

Comics A.M. - In San Diego, "Comics Had a Great Convention"

Comic Books

Image's David Brothers on why SDCC 2014 was great for comics! Report: Archie's Nancy Silberkleit escorted from booth by police! A look at changing digital landscape!

5 hours ago
SDCC: Marvel Games Brings

SDCC: Marvel Games Brings "Infinity," "Marvel Heroes" & More to Comic-Con

Video Games

The Marvel Games team revealed new updates, characters, add-ons and fresh games coming to platforms everywhere.

5 hours ago
by Chris Evans
San Diego Police Investigate Assault of SDCC Cosplayer

San Diego Police Investigate Assault of SDCC Cosplayer

Comic Books

San Diego Harbor Police are investigating the assault of a minor believed to be a cosplayer who attended last week's Comic-Con International.

5 hours ago
by Stephen Gerding
SDCC:

SDCC: "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Stars Fox & Arnett Come Out of Their Shells

TV/Film

Megan Fox and Will Arnett came to San Diego to discuss their personal TMNT memories, getting their kids in on the act and strolling the con floor unperturbed.

6 hours ago
by Scott Huver
PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale July 30, 2014

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale July 30, 2014

Comic Books

Get a glimpse of more than 80 new titles arriving this week from a variety of publishers such as Image, Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, IDW and more!

7 hours ago
SDCC: DC Entertainment Provides an All-Access Pass

SDCC: DC Entertainment Provides an All-Access Pass

Comic Books

The DC All Access 101 panel discussed upcoming DC Entertainment releases from DC Comics titles to cartoons, video games and their expanding TV universe.

19 hours ago
by Jim Begley
SDCC: Abrams Announces New 'Peanuts' Book,

SDCC: Abrams Announces New 'Peanuts' Book, "My Friend Dahmer" Follow-Up & More

Comic Books

A book that looks at Charles Schulz as an artist, Derf Backderf's "My Friend Dahmer" follow-up and Eddie Pittman's "Red's Planet" were unveiled at the Abrams panel.

20 hours ago
by Brigid Alverson

"Batman V Superman" Most Talked-About Film of Comic-Con

TV/Film

Wonder Woman was the talk of Comic-Con International, with 149K Twitter mentions following the debut of Gal Gadot in costume.

20 hours ago
Grant Morrison Says

Grant Morrison Says "The Multiversity" is a "Culmination" of His DC Comics Work

Comic Books

CBR News spoke with Grant Morrison in San Diego to discuss long in-the-works project "The Multiversity," and its place in the comics industry.

21 hours ago
by Albert Ching
SDCC: Logan, Hartnett, Carney & More on Sex, Horror &

SDCC: Logan, Hartnett, Carney & More on Sex, Horror & "Penny Dreadful" Season 2

TV/Film

Creator John Logan and the cast of "Penny Dreadful" revealed their plans for the second season of Showtime's hit horror series.

22 hours ago
SDCC: Marvel's

SDCC: Marvel's "Contest of Champions" Heads to Mobile Fall 2014

Video Games

"Contest of Champions," a new Marvel mobile game by Kabam and writer Sam Humphries is set to debut Fall 2014.

23 hours ago
by Steve Sunu
SDCC: Jim Lee Draws 50 Free Sketches for his 50th Birthday

SDCC: Jim Lee Draws 50 Free Sketches for his 50th Birthday

Comic Books

Jim Lee is turning 50, and to celebrate the always popular artist gave away, hid or stuffed fifty sketches into SDCC attendees' bags.

23 hours ago
by Chris Evans
SDCC: Kevin Feige Lays Out the Map For an Ever-Expanding Cinematic Universe

SDCC: Kevin Feige Lays Out the Map For an Ever-Expanding Cinematic Universe

TV/Film

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige gave an inside look at what lies ahead for the superheroic landscape, from "Ant-Man" to "Avengers 3" and beyond..

Tue, July 29th, 2014
by Scott Huver
EXCLUSIVE: Jurgens Returns to Doomsday for

EXCLUSIVE: Jurgens Returns to Doomsday for "Superman: Doomed" #2 Variant

Comic Books

Doomsday creator Dan Jurgens returns to the character to help bring "Superman: Doomed" to a close with a variant cover for August's issue #2.

Tue, July 29th, 2014
by Albert Ching
SDCC: Miller, Rodriguez & Cast Go Noir for

SDCC: Miller, Rodriguez & Cast Go Noir for "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For"

TV/Film

Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin and Rosario Dawson joined the co-directors of the "Sin City" sequel to discuss the film and the importance of seeing Frank Miller smile.

Tue, July 29th, 2014
by Erik Amaya
Joe Kelly's

Joe Kelly's "Bad Dog" Gets Unleashed for Collected Release

Comic Books

Joe Kelly and Diego Greco's raunchy comedy "Bad Dog" has just been collected, and the writer tells CBR why there's more yet to come.

Tue, July 29th, 2014
by Casey Gilly
SDCC: Del Toro, Stars of

SDCC: Del Toro, Stars of "The Strain" Deliver Antidote to Sparkly Vampires

TV/Film

The horror filmmaker was joined by Carlton Cuse, Chuck Hogan and the stars of the FX thriller to discuss their hunt for "biologically believable vampires."

Tue, July 29th, 2014

"Arrow" Season Three Finds Its Wildcat

TV/Film

Actor J.R. Ramirez has been cast as Ted Grant -- better known as Wildcat -- on the upcoming third season of the CW's "Arrow."

Tue, July 29th, 2014
by Steve Sunu
Comics A.M. - Japan Launches Anti-Piracy Initiative

Comics A.M. - Japan Launches Anti-Piracy Initiative

Comic Books

Japanese government joins with anime and manga companies! Examining the new Thor, and female readership! Interviews with Rutu Modan and Box Brown! Plus more!

Tue, July 29th, 2014
COMIC REEL: Comic-Con 2014 Highlights; Gunn on

COMIC REEL: Comic-Con 2014 Highlights; Gunn on "Guardians of the Galaxy"

TV/Film

Check out the highlights so far of CBR's Comic-Con film coverage; James Gunn discusses the underdog nature of "Guardians of the Galaxy" & more.

Tue, July 29th, 2014
by Steve Sunu
SDCC: IDW Honors Ray Bradbury's Legacy in

SDCC: IDW Honors Ray Bradbury's Legacy in "Shadow Show"

Comic Books

Editor Carlos Guzman discusses IDW's plans for turning "Shadow Show," the Ray Bradbury tribute anthology, into a comic by Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill, Harlan Ellison & more.

Tue, July 29th, 2014
by Karl Keily
EXCLUSIVE:

EXCLUSIVE: "Time Runs Out for The Avengers in Alessio's Variant Covers

Comic Books

"Time Runs Out" for both "Avengers" and "New Avengers" this September, and CBR has the first look at variant covers by Agustin Alessio.

Tue, July 29th, 2014
by Albert Ching
SDCC: The Amazingly Superior Dan Slott

SDCC: The Amazingly Superior Dan Slott

Comic Books

Superior Marvel writer Dan Slott examines his comic book career, from "Arkham" to "Amazing," and reveals his favorite stories that never saw print.

Tue, July 29th, 2014
by Brett White
DeMatteis Explores Character in

DeMatteis Explores Character in "Justice League Dark," "Trinity Of Sin"

Comic Books

CBR spoke with J.M. DeMatteis about revisiting "I, Vampire's" Andrew Bennett in "Justice League Dark" and destroying the known universe in "Trinity Of Sin."

Tue, July 29th, 2014
by Josie Campbell
Last Week's Comics Reviewed:

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Ragnarok" Raises a "Storm"

Comic Books

This past week several new titles including "Armor Hunters: Bloodshot," "Supreme: Blue Rose" and a few ongoing comic books dazzled readers.

Tue, July 29th, 2014
SDCC: Check Out 5 Minutes of

SDCC: Check Out 5 Minutes of "The Simpsons"/"Family Guy" Crossover

TV/Film

Fox debuted five minutes of footage from “The Simpsons Guy,” the Sept. 28 episode that brings the Griffins to Springfield.

Mon, July 28th, 2014
Ultimate Spider-Man Arrested in Scuffle with NYPD

Ultimate Spider-Man Arrested in Scuffle with NYPD

Comic Books

In true J. Jonah Jameson fashion, the New York Post has reported on an altercation between that masked menace Spider-Man and a member of the NYPD.

Mon, July 28th, 2014
SDCC: Drawn & Quarterly Play

SDCC: Drawn & Quarterly Play "Jeopardy," Announce New Projects

Comic Books

At Comic-Con International's "Drawn & Quarterly Jeopardy" panel, the Montreal-based publisher announced new books and played trivia with fans.

Mon, July 28th, 2014
by JK Parkin
SDCC: O'Neil, Adams & More Revisit Batman of the 1970s

SDCC: O'Neil, Adams & More Revisit Batman of the 1970s

Comic Books

The 1970s put the Dark back into the Dark Knight, and Mark Evanier, Neal Adams, Denny O'Neil and more gathered in San Diego to look at the pivotal decade.

Mon, July 28th, 2014
by Marc Buxton
Bettany Unveils More of His Vision for

Bettany Unveils More of His Vision for "Avengers: Age of Ultron"

TV/Film

"Age of Ultron's" Paul Bettany gave a glimpse of what to expect of his take on the Vision as he upgrades from J.A.R.V.I.S. at Comic-Con 2014.

Mon, July 28th, 2014
by Scott Huver

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