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Finn Wields a Lightsaber in New "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Footage

Finn Wields a Lightsaber in New "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Footage

John Boyega’s Finn wields his very own lightsaber against Adam Driver’s Kylo Ren.

REVIEW: Fletcher, Stewart & Tarr Make

REVIEW: Fletcher, Stewart & Tarr Make "Batgirl" #43 Another Fun Installment

Comic Books

Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart and Babs Tarr's "Batgirl" #43 "continues to surprise... and delight as the action bursts onto the page."

28 minutes ago
Williamson & Crystal Shed Light on Marvel's Evil

Williamson & Crystal Shed Light on Marvel's Evil "Illuminati"

Comic Books

Creators Joshua Williamson and Shawn Crystal delve into the secrets and characters of their upcoming villain-centric Marvel Comics series "Illuminati."

1 hour ago
by Dave Richards
REVIEW: Spencer & Rosanas Deliver an Impactful Finale in

REVIEW: Spencer & Rosanas Deliver an Impactful Finale in "Ant-Man: Last Days" #1

Comic Books

Nick Spencer and Ramon Rosanas "deliver as much energy and quality in 'Ant-Man: Last Days' #1 as they did in the debut issue."

1 hour ago
PREVIEW: Case's

PREVIEW: Case's "The New Deal" Raises the Stakes

Comic Books

Mysterious heists cause chaos in in 1930s Manhattan as Eisner Award-winner Jonathan Case brings his new OGN opus to Dark Horse Comics.

1 hour ago
EXCL. PREVIEW:

EXCL. PREVIEW: "Narcopolis: Continuum" #1 Invents the Ultimate Drug

Comic Books, Film

Based on the upcoming sci-fi thriller, Heavy Metal serves up a new story from Scott Duvall and Ralf Singh that mixes drugs with time travel.

1 hour ago
Artist Creates Adorable

Artist Creates Adorable "Naruto" Paintings Using Everyday Objects

Comic Books

A 25-year-old Vietnamese artist uses items ranging from a peach pit to a peanut shell as the basis for his series of "Naruto" character pieces.

2 hours ago

"Hannibal" Star Reportedly in Talks for Villainous "Doctor Strange" Role

Film

Mads Mikkelsen, the star of "Hannibal" who is also appearing in "Star Wars: Rogue One," is reportedly in talks to join the "Doctor Strange" cast.

2 hours ago
by Albert Ching
POLL: Are You Team Captain America, or Team Iron Man in

POLL: Are You Team Captain America, or Team Iron Man in "Civil War"?

Comic Books, Film

Based on reports of how the sides break down in "Captain America: Civil War," which side are you rooting for?

2 hours ago
CBR TV Offers William Shatner Advice on How to Market

CBR TV Offers William Shatner Advice on How to Market "Man O' War," His "Cinematic Graphic Novel"

TV, Comic Books, Film

A man of many talents, William Shatner discusses his first graphic novel with CBR TV and solicits advice about how to get the word out.

2 hours ago
by Jonah Weiland
Renner Confirms

Renner Confirms "Civil War" Concept Art is Real, Brags About New Hawkeye Suit

Film

"Captain America: Civil War" star Jeremy Renner Tweeted about his new Hawkeye outfit, confirming the concept art's authenticity.

3 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
REVIEW: Seeley, King & Janin's

REVIEW: Seeley, King & Janin's "Grayson" Continues to be Excellent in Issue #11

Comic Books

"Readers will find themselves pulled further into the Spyral" thanks to "Tim Seeley, Tom King and Mikel Janín's innovative work" in "Grayson" #11.

3 hours ago

"Battlefront" Will Explain Crashed Star Destroyer From "Star Wars" Trailer

Video Games, Film

"Star Wars" fans will get to cross one mystery off the list with the release of the "Star Wars Battlefront" DLC "Battle of Jakku."

3 hours ago
Generations Collide In Marvel's New

Generations Collide In Marvel's New "Guardians Of Infinity" Ongoing

Comic Books

Guardians of the Galaxy team members will cross paths with Guardians from other eras in a new series from Dan Abnett and Carlo Barberi.

3 hours ago
by Brett White
Abel Gets Meta With

Abel Gets Meta With "Out On The Wire," Reflects on Comics' Representation Problem

TV, Comic Books, Film

Jessica Abel dives into the world of radio, podcasting and creativity in her new book, and offers her take on uneven representation in comics and film.

3 hours ago
by Kristy Puchko
Finn Wields a Lightsaber in New

Finn Wields a Lightsaber in New "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Footage

Film

John Boyega’s Finn wields his very own lightsaber against Adam Driver’s Kylo Ren.

4 hours ago
Comics A.M. - Wizard World Reports $1.8 Million Loss

Comics A.M. - Wizard World Reports $1.8 Million Loss

Comic Books

After a profitable 2014, Wizard World says it lost $1.8 million in second quarter of 2015! Dark Horse licenses manga "Fate/Zero"! Archie exhibit heads home!

4 hours ago
REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Hank Johnson, Agent of HYDRA" #1 Shows Potential

Comic Books

David Mandel and Michael Walsh's "Hank Johnson, Agent of HYDRA" #1 is "a 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'-style comedy set in the Marvel Universe ."

4 hours ago
EXCL. PREVIEW: Bobbi Seeks Revenge in

EXCL. PREVIEW: Bobbi Seeks Revenge in "Mockingbird: SHIELD 50th Anniversary" #1

Comic Books

Chelsea Cain & Joelle Jones explore what happens when Mockingbird loses someone close to her in Marvel's latest "S.H.I.E.L.D." one-shot.

4 hours ago

"Galaxy Quest" TV Series Heads to Amazon

TV, Film

Amazon Studios is partnering with Paramount Television to develop a television series based on the cult-favorite 1999 sci-fi comedy.

5 hours ago
Here’s A Handy Guide to the Weaknesses of Superheroes & Villains

Here’s A Handy Guide to the Weaknesses of Superheroes & Villains

Comic Books

A new infographic scrutinizes the Achilles’ heels of costumed characters, probing for a weakness that might help out in a pinch.

5 hours ago
Kuper Returns To Oaxaca With

Kuper Returns To Oaxaca With "Ruins"

Comic Books

"World War 3 Illustrated's" Peter Kuper explores lost relationships, social upheaval, and natural devastation in his latest graphic novel.

5 hours ago
by Michael C Lorah

"Walking Dead: Road To Survival" Game Shambles Onto Mobile Devices

Video Games

"Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman and Skybound oversaw the iOS and Android mobile game's development.

6 hours ago
by Brett White
First Look at Michael Fassbender in

First Look at Michael Fassbender in "Assassin's Creed"

Video Games, Film

With cameras set to roll on Monday, we get our first look as the actor as the new character Callum Lynch in the adaptation of the hit video-game franchise.

6 hours ago

"The Martian" Enlists Neil deGrasse Tyson For Pitch-Perfect Promo Video

Film

Superstar astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson explains the Ares' mission to Mars in this superb promotional video for director Ridley Scott’s "The Martian."

6 hours ago
This Dad Spent a Year Building a Life-size Transformer for His Son

This Dad Spent a Year Building a Life-size Transformer for His Son

TV, Comic Books, Film

Unable to afford a large toy model his had his eye on, the shipyard welder instead built a life-size replica.

6 hours ago
Humphries'

Humphries' "Citizen Jack" Unleashes the Demon of Presidential Politics with Horror Comedy

Comic Books

Wilder than Trump and shadier than Hilary, Sam Humphries tells CBR News about the demonic frontrunner coming to burn a hole in politics at Image.

6 hours ago
by Kiel Phegley
REPORT:

REPORT: "Captain America: Civil War" Concept Art Reveals Warring Factions

Film

Leaked concept art possibly reveals which heroes will be on Cap's side and which ones will stand next to Iron Man in the 2016 Marvel movie.

7 hours ago
by CBR News Team
COMIC REEL:

COMIC REEL: "Suicide Squad's" Davis Reveals Contract Details; "Gotham's" Villains Talk Season 2

TV, Film

Viola Davis' Amanda Waller may appear in multiple DC films; Jessica Lucas and James Frain bring "Gotham's" Galavans to life and more.

7 hours ago
by Brett White
BB-8 Rolls Out in New

BB-8 Rolls Out in New "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Images

Film

"Empire" has released a cover showcasing BB-8, as well as two behind-the-scenes photos featuring director J.J. Abrams and star John Boyega.

7 hours ago
Homemade

Homemade "Batman v Superman" Trailer is Way More Fun Than Real One

Comic Books, Film

Strangely enough, when you remake the "Dawn of Justice" trailer with action figures, construction paper and actors in homemade costumes, it doesn’t seem so grim.

7 hours ago

"Star Wars" Could Dominate Box Office With $615M+ Opening Weekend

Film

With its release date still four months away, box office analysts are already predicting that "The Force Awakens" will have a record-shattering opening weekend.

8 hours ago
EXCL. PREVIEW: Quicksilver & Namor Plot Magneto's Fall in

EXCL. PREVIEW: Quicksilver & Namor Plot Magneto's Fall in "House of M" #2

Comic Books

Things could come crashing down for Magneto and his kingdom in Marvel's "House of M" #2 by Dennis Hopeless, Cullen Bunn & Marco Failla.

8 hours ago
Wonder Woman Lunchbox Deemed Too Violent for School

Wonder Woman Lunchbox Deemed Too Violent for School

Comic Books

A school sent a letter to a student's parents requesting she no longer bring her Wonder Woman lunchbox to school as it violates the school dress code.

19 hours ago
by Kevin Mahadeo
Self-Transforming Optimus Prime Cake is a True Birthday Miracle

Self-Transforming Optimus Prime Cake is a True Birthday Miracle

TV

In an achievement of both modern technology and baking ingenuity, a father crafted an Optimus Prime cake for his son that actually transforms.

20 hours ago
Remastered

Remastered "Iron Giant" Trailer Debuts Online

Film

Director Brad Bird’s "The Iron Giant" returns to theaters this fall, and this new remastered trailer invites fans to relive the magic all over again.

22 hours ago
Get a Look

Get a Look "Behind the Visual Effects" of "Daredevil"

TV

A new behind-the-scenes video takes viewers through the steps and processes behind the visual effects of Marvel's smash-hit Netflix series.

23 hours ago
by Kevin Mahadeo
This Deadpool/Spider-Man Dance-Off is the Summer's Best Crossover

This Deadpool/Spider-Man Dance-Off is the Summer's Best Crossover

Comic Books

What's the one thing that can make any superhero movie better? A dance-off! And who better to do the honors than Spidey and Deadpool.

23 hours ago
New

New "Supergirl" Trailer Encourages Viewers to Be Super

TV

In the latest trailer for CBS' "Supergirl," Kara Zor-El exposes herself as Kryptonian to the public and engages in a brutal fight with Vartox.

23 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
USA Postpones

USA Postpones "Mr. Robot" Finale Due to Similarity to Virginia Shooting

TV

The cable network will rebroadcast last week’s episode tonight, and air the Season 1 finale of "Mr. Robot" on Sept. 2.

Wed, August 26th, 2015
Your Books Should Be Well-Protected in This Han Solo in Carbonite Backpack

Your Books Should Be Well-Protected in This Han Solo in Carbonite Backpack

Film

Love Han Solo? Love (or love to hate) the infamous scene where he's encased in carbonite? A new backpack gives you the chance to celebrate it all.

Wed, August 26th, 2015
Top Five Marvel Characters Retroactively Powered by Apocalypse

Top Five Marvel Characters Retroactively Powered by Apocalypse

Comic Books

Marvel frequently retcons the villainous Apocalypse into the origins of various X-Men characters, and CSBG shares the best of these retrofits.

Wed, August 26th, 2015
MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did Carrie Fisher Have A Career As A Script Doctor?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did Carrie Fisher Have A Career As A Script Doctor?

Film

This week we discover whether the "Star Wars" icon had a second, uncredited career polishing scripts for Hollywood movies.

Wed, August 26th, 2015
Ewing & Sandoval AIM for Global Super Heroics in

Ewing & Sandoval AIM for Global Super Heroics in "New Avengers"

Comic Books

Al Ewing and Gerardo Sandoval bring international intrigue, some Young Avengers and a possible Ultimate Universe survivor to "New Avengers."

Wed, August 26th, 2015
by Dave Richards
Man of Steal? Police On The Trail Of Superman After Watch Heist

Man of Steal? Police On The Trail Of Superman After Watch Heist

Comic Books

Police in England say a 25-year-old named Superman moved faster than a speeding bullet to swipe a diamond-encrusted gold watch worth $33,000.

Wed, August 26th, 2015
Margot Robbie Reveals How Jared Leto Frightened Her, Recalls Reading for

Margot Robbie Reveals How Jared Leto Frightened Her, Recalls Reading for "Fantastic Four"

Film

The "Suicide Squad" star shared how Jared Leto scared her when she saw him out of makeup and how she almost played Sue Storm in "Fantastic Four."

Wed, August 26th, 2015
by Meagan Damore