News

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper Reported Dead at 61

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper Reported Dead at 61

Pro wrestling legend and "They Live" star "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has died of natural causes at age 61.

AMC Gives

AMC Gives "Fear the Walking Dead" 15-Episode Second Season Order

TV

"The Walking Dead" spinoff, which announced a second season back in March, has officially been given a 15-episode order for season two.

7 hours ago
by Meagan Damore

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper Reported Dead at 61

TV, Film

Pro wrestling legend and "They Live" star "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has died of natural causes at age 61.

9 hours ago
Marvel Addresses

Marvel Addresses "Hercules'" Sexuality

Comic Books

Marvel has answered speculation on the sexual orientation of "Hercules," following the announcement of a new series by Dan Abnett and Luke Ross.

9 hours ago
by Albert Ching
Alonso Confirms Second Bendis-Written

Alonso Confirms Second Bendis-Written "Iron Man" Series in the Works

Comic Books

Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso revealed that Brian Michael Bendis will pen a sister-title to "Invincible Iron Man."

9 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
SDCC:

SDCC: "Mike Tyson Mysteries" Cast, Crew Talk Big Reactions To Small Situations

TV

The cast and crew discuss forming the Adult Swim series around Mike Tyson, and unpack the former boxer's reservations about becoming an animated mystery-solver.

9 hours ago
Marvel Reveals New

Marvel Reveals New "Jessica Jones" Logo

TV

With "Jessica Jones" recently announced to be debuting on Netflix later this year, Marvel has released a new logo for the live-action series.

9 hours ago
by Albert Ching
Marvel Announces

Marvel Announces "Invincible Iron Man" Launch Parties

Comic Books

Participating retail locations will receive exclusive Iron Man items, including a "Build Your Own Iron Man" promo piece.

10 hours ago
by Brett White
Live-Action

Live-Action "Attack on Titan" Director, Stars Talk Characters, Special Effects

Comic Books, Film

Director Shinji Higuchi and stars Haruma Miura and Kiko Mizuhara discuss bringing Hajime Isayama's popular manga to live-action life.

11 hours ago
Lionsgate Gears Up For

Lionsgate Gears Up For "Naruto" Movie

Film

Lionsgate is reportedly in talks with Michael Gracey to direct an adaptation of Masashi Kishimoto's bestselling manga turned blockbuster anime franchise.

11 hours ago

"Vacation's" Christina Applegate Talks Comedy, Working With Kids And That Car

Film

The “Anchorman” veteran admits she may have accidentally taught her young "Vacation" co-stars a few lessons in foul language.

11 hours ago
REVIEW: Aaron & Bianchi's

REVIEW: Aaron & Bianchi's "Star Wars" #7 Provides Excellent Backstory

Comic Books

Jason Aaron and Simone Bianchi's "Star Wars" #7 is "yet another fantastic chapter in the relaunched series."

12 hours ago
CBR TV: Palahniuk & Mack Talk

CBR TV: Palahniuk & Mack Talk "Fight Club 2," Sensitive Subjects & Cover Controversies

Comic Books

Author Chuck Palahniuk and cover artist David Mack spoke with CBR TV about the "Fight Club" sequel, learning to write comics and pushing the envelope.

12 hours ago
by Jonah Weiland
POLL: Do You Want Stephen Amell to Grow A Goatee for

POLL: Do You Want Stephen Amell to Grow A Goatee for "Arrow"?

TV, Comic Books

The "Arrow" star may have given a firm answer on Oliver Queen's facial hair future, but would you like to see the DC Comics hero go full goatee?

13 hours ago
Tieri & Pizzari Bring

Tieri & Pizzari Bring "Black Knight" to All-New All-Different Marvel

Comic Books

The Black Knight will return to Marvel Comics in his very own post-"Secret Wars" series from Frank Tieri and Luca Pizzari.

13 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
Robbins Salutes

Robbins Salutes "Babes in Arms," World War II's Female Cartoonists

Comic Books

Trina Robbins' new book is a celebration of four great women who spun tales of female heroes battling the Axis powers during WWII.

13 hours ago
by Alex Dueben
Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Once Plan Its Own

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Once Plan Its Own "Crisis on Infinite Earths"?

TV, Comic Books, Film

This week, learn if Marvel nearly rebooted in the 1980s with a brand-new line of comics! Plus, what came first, "Ghost World" or Daria?

14 hours ago
Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "Shonen Jump" To Publish "Boruto" Manga One-Shot

Comic Books

Masashi Kishimoto teams with Kenji Taira for "Boruto: Naruto the Movie" manga tie-in! This weekend, it's Boston Comic Con! A look back at Dell's pioneering "Lobo"!

14 hours ago
Kevin Conroy Sends Up Batman -- with Affection -- on Netflix's

Kevin Conroy Sends Up Batman -- with Affection -- on Netflix's "Turbo FAST"

TV

The legendary voice of the Dark Knight, Kevin Conroy, plays things a little more lighthearted on Netflix and Dreamworks' animated series.

14 hours ago

"Arrow" Adds Ryan Robbins as Recurring Villain

TV

Robbins will play a Shadowspire member named Conklin, who will appear as a villain alongside Baron Reiter in Oliver Queen's flashback sequences.

14 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
Bruce Boxleitner Says He's

Bruce Boxleitner Says He's "Done" With "Tron" Franchise

Film

Following Disney's abrupt cancellation of the sequel to "Tron: Legacy," franchise actor Bruce Boxleitner says he's moved on: "I don’t really care anymore."

14 hours ago
PREVIEW: Things Look Grim in Mignola's

PREVIEW: Things Look Grim in Mignola's "Hellboy in Hell" #7

Comic Books

Even though he's dead, sickness plagues Hellboy in the new issue from Mike Mignola and Dave stewart.

14 hours ago
WATCH: Cobra and

WATCH: Cobra and "Assassin’s Creed" Join the Fight in "Toy Soldiers: War Chest"

TV, Comic Books, Video Games

Ubisoft has released a trailer trumpeting the addition of new armies to a game already starring He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and G.I. Joe.

15 hours ago
The Line it is Drawn - Star Trek Comic Book Team-Ups!

The Line it is Drawn - Star Trek Comic Book Team-Ups!

TV, Comic Books, Film

In honor of the Star Trek/Green Lantern series, here are some other Trek/comic book team-ups, from Harley Quinn/Spock to "Batman '66"/"Star Trek '66!"

15 hours ago
EXCL. PREVIEW:

EXCL. PREVIEW: "King Tiger" #1 Brings Dark Magic to Dark Horse

Comic Books

Blood, death and fire rain down in Randy Stradley and Doug Wheatley's "King Tiger," launching August 12 from Dark Horse Comics.

15 hours ago

"Spider-Gwen" Artist: Says 'No Rule' Against Creating New Characters [UPDATED]

Comic Books

"Spider-Gwen" artist and co-creator Robbi Rodriguez says movie rights keep wholly original characters from popping up in the book. UPDATED with new comment from Rodriguez.

16 hours ago
by Brett White
WATCH:

WATCH: "Attack on Titan" Live-Action Series Unveils Trailer

TV, Comic Books, Film

The live-action "Attack on Titan: Counter Rockets" will debut the first of three 30-minute episodes on Aug. 15.

16 hours ago
AfterShock Comics EIC Marts Talks Leaving Marvel & DC Behind, His Creative Future

AfterShock Comics EIC Marts Talks Leaving Marvel & DC Behind, His Creative Future

Comic Books

Veteran Marvel and DC Comics editor Mike Marts spoke with CBR about his new comics venture, the creators he's bringing along and the why of it all.

16 hours ago
by Tim O'Shea

"Peanuts" Declares Today National Franklin Day

TV, Comic Books, Film

"Peanuts" is celebrating the 47th anniversary of the beloved comic strip’s first African-American character by declaring today National Franklin Day.

16 hours ago
COMIC REEL:

COMIC REEL: "Deadpool" Redband Trailer Gets Release Date; Gustin Shows Off New "Flash" Suit

TV, Film

"Deadpool's" trailer will debut during Ryan Reynolds' "Conan" appearance; Grant Gustin poses for a pic in his new uniform and more.

16 hours ago
by Brett White
Animated

Animated "Guardians of the Galaxy" Clip Introduces Star-Lord to Yondu

TV, Comic Books, Film

Will Friedle's young Peter Quill meets James Arnold Taylor's Yondu - and "friends" - in the first clip from Disney XD's "Guardians of the Galaxy: Origins."

16 hours ago
by Stephen Gerding
Kirkman, Gimple Discuss Negan's

Kirkman, Gimple Discuss Negan's "Walking Dead" Debut

TV

Robert Kirkman and Scott M. Gimple say the anticipated villain and fan-favorite hero Jesus may appear in Season 6. Or maybe not.

17 hours ago
by Stephen Gerding
Lucy Lawless, Renee O'Connor Have a Heartwarming

Lucy Lawless, Renee O'Connor Have a Heartwarming "Xena" Reunion

TV

It may not be the "Xena: Warrior Princess" revival fans were hoping for, but a new photo of stars Lawless and O'Connor together will thaw even the iciest hearts.

17 hours ago
Hot Toys'

Hot Toys' "Age of Ultron" Hulkbuster Gets A Serious Upgrade

Comic Books, Film

When Hot Toys teased it had more in store for its 1/6th-scale "Avengers: Age of Ultron" Hulkbuster figure, that wasn't mere marketing hype.

17 hours ago
WATCH:

WATCH: "Attack on Titan" Enrolls in Junior High For New Anime Series

TV, Comic Books, Film

Watch the first trailer for "Attack on Titan: Junior High," an anime adaptation of the comedic spinoff manga series.

17 hours ago

"Jessica Jones" Showrunner Confirms "Daredevil's" Dawson Will Drop In

TV

EP Melissa Rosenberg also reveals that Jones' superhero history will be touched upon in the Netflix series.

17 hours ago
by Brett White
Amell's Feud with WWE's Stardust Heats Up, Shatner Fires Shots Of His Own

Amell's Feud with WWE's Stardust Heats Up, Shatner Fires Shots Of His Own

TV

"Arrow" star Stephen Amell tells WWE's Stardust with the promise that "it's on" - and what does William Shatner have to do with all of this?

17 hours ago
by Stephen Gerding
Gambit's Five Most Embarrassing Comic Book Moments

Gambit's Five Most Embarrassing Comic Book Moments

Comic Books, Film

With Gambit's film future in jeopardy, CSBG piles on the Cajun X-Men by pointing out his five most embarrassing comic book moments.

18 hours ago
Fletcher & Wu Discuss Rocking Out on DC's

Fletcher & Wu Discuss Rocking Out on DC's "Black Canary"

Comic Books

Brenden Fletcher & Annie Wu tell CBR that "Black Canary" #3 features major revelations about Dinah Lance that will reverberate like a Canary Cry.

18 hours ago
by Jeffrey Renaud
Star-Lord Meets Yondu in New

Star-Lord Meets Yondu in New "Guardians of the Galaxy" Animated Short

TV

The new clip completes Peter Quill's origin story -- part of a series leading up to the premiere of the "Guardians" animated series. Updated!

Thu, July 30th, 2015
by Kevin Mahadeo