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Harry Shearer To Return To "The Simpsons"

Harry Shearer To Return To "The Simpsons"

"Simpsons" actor Harry Shearer, the voice behind Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders and numerous other characters, has signed a deal to return to the animated series.

Paul Feig Tweets First Image of Ecto-1 in New

Paul Feig Tweets First Image of Ecto-1 in New "Ghostbusters"

Film

The director tweeted the first image of the Ghostbusters' famous ride for the upcoming film starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon.

2 hours ago
Melissa McCarthy Offers First Look at Her

Melissa McCarthy Offers First Look at Her "Ghostbusters" Uniform

Film

The "Ghostbusters" star stepped out onto the Boston set in her uniform (minus the proton pack), offering the first true look at the film's costumes.

7 hours ago
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Latest "Ant-Man" Viral Video Holds Scott Lang to His Crimes

Film

On WHIH's News Front, Christine Everhart gets fans up to speed on the latest MCU news, including Lang's cybercrim and a call for superhero transparency.

7 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
Remembering the First Time Commissioner Gordon Became Batman

Remembering the First Time Commissioner Gordon Became Batman

Comic Books

In their latest spotlight on old comic book plots that look hilarious in hindsight, CSBG looks at the first time Jim Gordon became Batman!

8 hours ago
Ryan Reynolds Won't Play Any More Superheroes After

Ryan Reynolds Won't Play Any More Superheroes After "Deadpool," Talks Fan Culture

Film

The "Deadpool" star revealed he has no plans to play any other superhero and discussed his experience granting Make-a-Wish foundation wishes.

8 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
5-STAR REVIEW: Waid & Staples'

5-STAR REVIEW: Waid & Staples' "Archie" #1 is the Best First Issue of the Year

Comic Books

Mark Waid and Fiona Staples' "Archie" #1 is "a must-read comic for anyone looking for fun, engaging characters and beautifully drawn, on-trend style."

9 hours ago

"Marvel's Daredevil" Casts Elektra for Season 2

TV

Another major Marvel character has been added to "Daredevil" season two: deadly assassin/sometimes hero Elektra, as played by Élodie Yung.

9 hours ago
by Albert Ching
EXCL. PREVIEW:

EXCL. PREVIEW: "Abe Sapien" #24 Explores Abe's Prehuman Origins

Comic Books

Mike Mignola, Scott Allie & Sebastian Fiumara kick off a new arc in "Abe Sapien" #24 as Abe crosses paths with a horrible monster in a sunken town.

9 hours ago
X-POSITION: Nicieza Returns to the All-New

X-POSITION: Nicieza Returns to the All-New "Age Of Apocalypse"

Comic Books

This week "Age of Apocalypse" writer Fabian Nicieza answers your questions about the series and, yes, Deadpool.

10 hours ago
by Brett White
It's Hulk Vs. Hulkbuster In LEGO's Comic-Con Sculpture

It's Hulk Vs. Hulkbuster In LEGO's Comic-Con Sculpture

Film

Master Builders used more than 100,000 LEGO bricks to recreate a memorable moment from "Avengers: Age of Ultron" for Comic-Con International.

10 hours ago
RUMOR: Darth Vader To Appear in

RUMOR: Darth Vader To Appear in "Star Wars: Rogue One"

Film

The Empire's reign is strong in "Star Wars: Rogue One," and it seems as though Darth Vader may just put in an appearance.

10 hours ago
OFFICIAL: 'LEGO Movie's' Lord & Miller Helming Han Solo Spinoff Film

OFFICIAL: 'LEGO Movie's' Lord & Miller Helming Han Solo Spinoff Film

Film

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller will direct a Star Wars spinoff film focused on a young Han Solo and scheduled for release in 2018.

11 hours ago
Rick Geary Spins the Fictional Mystery of

Rick Geary Spins the Fictional Mystery of "Louise Brooks: Detective"

Comic Books

The acclaimed cartoonist, long known for his nonfictional comics about historical mysteries has now crafted a fictional one starring actress Louise Brooks.

11 hours ago
by Alex Dueben
Fox Teases

Fox Teases "X-Files" Revival With Glimpse Of First Footage

TV

A video announcing Fox "201 Days of 'The X-Files'" promotion offers the first fleeting footage from the highly anticipated revival.

11 hours ago

"Walking Dead" Co-Creator Robert Kirkman To Miss SDCC 2015

Comic Books

Following a minor throat surgery, Kirkman will have to sit out this year's Comic-Con International, as he did with Image Expo 2015.

11 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
Arthur Suydam Issues Statement on Montreal Comiccon Controversy [UPDATED]

Arthur Suydam Issues Statement on Montreal Comiccon Controversy [UPDATED]

Comic Books

Zombie artist Arthur Suydam has issued a statement on this past weekend's table-stealing controversy, though it's unlikely to win over his critics. UPDATED.

11 hours ago
by Albert Ching
Screen Junkies Get Candid about

Screen Junkies Get Candid about "Iron Man" in New Honest Trailers Video

Film

The first "Iron Man" film gets the Honest Trailers treatment by Screen Junkies, who pick out the formula that has influenced every MCU film since.

12 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
EXCL. PREVIEW: Prepare for Battle in Gage & Isaacs'

EXCL. PREVIEW: Prepare for Battle in Gage & Isaacs' "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" #17

Comic Books

Buffy devises a plan for defeating Archaeus in Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs' "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" #17 from Dark Horse.

12 hours ago
Ming Doyle Talks

Ming Doyle Talks "Constantine," Writing and Collaboration

Comic Books

Ahead of "Constantine: The Hellblazer" #2, Ming Doyle talks about embracing her desire to write more and the storytelling influence of her parents.

13 hours ago
Harry Shearer To Return To

Harry Shearer To Return To "The Simpsons"

TV

"Simpsons" actor Harry Shearer, the voice behind Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders and numerous other characters, has signed a deal to return to the animated series.

13 hours ago
CBR's Safety & Resource Guide: SDCC 2015 Edition

CBR's Safety & Resource Guide: SDCC 2015 Edition

TV, Comic Books, Digital Comics, Video Games, Film

Comic-Con International arrives this week, and CBR presents the latest in our series of guides to having a fun, healthy and safe time!

13 hours ago
by Casey Gilly
EXCLUSIVE: Dark Horse's October 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Dark Horse's October 2015 "Hellboy" & "BPRD" Solicitations

Comic Books

Hellboy goes on his first ghost hunt this October plus more in this exclusive first look at the new Mignolaverse titles from Dark Horse.

13 hours ago
by CBR News Team
Tatiana Maslany, Stephen King and More Star In

Tatiana Maslany, Stephen King and More Star In "Locke And Key" Audio Book

Comic Books

The adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's horror comic will also feature the voices of Kate Mulgrew and Haley Joel Osment.

14 hours ago
by Brett White
Admit It, Batman's Fighting Style is Pretty Ridiculous

Admit It, Batman's Fighting Style is Pretty Ridiculous

Comic Books

A new video from Corridor Digital takes a humorous look at the Dark Knight's combat technique, from the "Classic Backhand" to the "Around the World."

14 hours ago
Remender's Nomad Assaults Battleworld's Evil Empire in

Remender's Nomad Assaults Battleworld's Evil Empire in "Hail Hydra"

Comic Books

Rick Remender tells CBR News about his "Secret Wars" set in the Hydra Empire and starring Ian Rogers that bookends his "Captain America" Run.

14 hours ago
by Dave Richards

"Ghostbusters" Reboot Casts its Villain

Film

Comedian Neil Casey, who previously worked with "Ghostbusters" director Paul Feig on "Other Space," has been cast as the film's antagonist.

14 hours ago
Dark Horse Comics, Universal Cable Productions Team Up to Produce Comics-Based Shows

Dark Horse Comics, Universal Cable Productions Team Up to Produce Comics-Based Shows

TV

"Harrow County," "The Umbrella Academy," "Back Up" and "Concrete" are just a few series that have gone into development through the new deal.

14 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
Comics A.M. - Bechdel's

Comics A.M. - Bechdel's "Fun Home" Soars Up Bookstore Chart

Comic Books

Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic memoir benefits from a "Broadway bump"! Comic-Con, by the numbers! The hurdles convention-goers face! Plus more!

15 hours ago
Dynamite Announces Kevin Eastman-Developed MMA Series

Dynamite Announces Kevin Eastman-Developed MMA Series "Cage Hero"

Comic Books

In collaboration with Surge Licensing, Inc., Dynamite Entertainment is introducing a new MMA superhero this November in a four-issue series.

15 hours ago
by Brett White
WATCH: Behind the Scenes Video Shares New

WATCH: Behind the Scenes Video Shares New "Fear the Walking Dead" Footage

TV

Robert Kirkman, Gale Ann Hurd and more offer fans a sneak peek of AMC's anticipated zombie-fueled spinoff.

15 hours ago
by Stephen Gerding
COMIC REEL: Singer Rumored For

COMIC REEL: Singer Rumored For "Fantastic Four 2"; Pine May Be Up For Two Different DC Roles

TV, Film

Fox may want Bryan Singer to direct "FF2" and a FF/X-Men film; Chris Pine could be in "Green Lantern" or "Wonder Woman" and more.

16 hours ago
by Brett White
Producer Brian Grazer Regrets Making

Producer Brian Grazer Regrets Making "Cowboys & Aliens"

Comic Books, Film

The Sci-fi/Western mash-up is a film that producer Brian Grazer, for one, would like to forget.

16 hours ago
DC Comics is Recruiting for Gang of Harleys at Comic-Con

DC Comics is Recruiting for Gang of Harleys at Comic-Con

Comic Books

"Harley Quinn" collaborators Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti will host the first "Great Harley Quinn Cosplayer Showdown" at SDCC.

16 hours ago
IMAGE EXPO: Steven Seagle Gets on the Bus to

IMAGE EXPO: Steven Seagle Gets on the Bus to "Camp Midnight"

Comic Books

Steven T. Seagle gives CBR a peek into the spooky world of summer camp in his all-ages original graphic novel with artist Jason Adam Katzenstein.

16 hours ago
by Casey Gilly
AfterShock Comics Enlists Garth Ennis, Neil Gaiman And More

AfterShock Comics Enlists Garth Ennis, Neil Gaiman And More

Comic Books

Ahead of Comic-Con International, the publishing startup has announced its first wave of writers.

16 hours ago
by Kevin Melrose
SDCC: Paolo Rivera Talks Joining Mignola, Roberson on

SDCC: Paolo Rivera Talks Joining Mignola, Roberson on "Hellboy & The B.P.R.D."

Comic Books

The artist talks about his work as the ongoing artist for the Mignolaverse period piece, drawing the red guy and teaming with Chris Roberson.

17 hours ago
by Kiel Phegley
Unable Find His Daughter A Ms. Marvel Costume, This Dad Made One For Her

Unable Find His Daughter A Ms. Marvel Costume, This Dad Made One For Her

Comic Books

When the stores failed his daughter's costume wishes, this dad broke out the sewing machine and made a Kamala Khan outfit himself.

17 hours ago
Robert Downey Jr. Earns Hefty Sum For

Robert Downey Jr. Earns Hefty Sum For "Age Of Ultron," "Civil War"

Film

The actor may not be Tony Stark rich, but he's getting there thanks to his "Avengers: Age of Ultron" and "Captain America: Civil War" earnings.

17 hours ago
by Brett White
Dynamite Entertainment Launches All-Ages Line with

Dynamite Entertainment Launches All-Ages Line with "Betty Boop"

Comic Books

The comic publisher teams with Fleischer Studios and King Features Syndicate to bring readers a new line of titles for fans of all ages.

18 hours ago
by Kevin Mahadeo