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PREVIEWS: "Daredevil," "Uncanny X-Men," & More Marvel Comics On Sale August 3, 2016

PREVIEWS: "Daredevil," "Uncanny X-Men," & More Marvel Comics On Sale August 3, 2016

Echo crosses over into "Daredevil Annual" #1, "Uncanny X-Men" takes a trip to the Savage Land, and more!

Hey Anna Kendrick -- This

Hey Anna Kendrick -- This "Stranger Things" Star Also Wants To Be Squirrel Girl

Comic Books, Film

Shannon Purser is giving the "Pitch Perfect" star some competition for the role of Marvel's quirky hero Squirrel Girl.

5 minutes ago
by Julia Bianco
Untangling the Continuity Behind

Untangling the Continuity Behind "Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps" #1

Comic Books

Hal Jordan's a Green Lantern once more, but what about the rest of the Corps? And how does Sinestro fit into the current GLC status quo?

14 minutes ago
by Greg McElhatton
LOOK: Mezco Showcases New Marvel, DC & Ghostbusters Figures

LOOK: Mezco Showcases New Marvel, DC & Ghostbusters Figures

TV, Comic Books, Film

DC, Marvel and the Ghostbusters come together in the upcoming One:12 Collective figures shown off by Mezco.

34 minutes ago
by TJ Dietsch

"The Rocketeers": 10 Actresses Ready To Take Flight In Disney's Reboot

Comic Books, Film

A new hero will don the jetpack and fly the franchise into the Cold War -- here are 10 actors we believe are ready for the mantle.

44 minutes ago
by CBR News Team
Watch:

Watch: "Suicide Squad" Star Will Smith Knows How to Make an Entrance

TV, Film

Not satisfied with his initial entrance on "The Tonight Show," Will Smith tried it again and again, with increasing pageantry, until he got it just right.

1 hour ago
The Identity of Star-Lord's Father Isn't a Spoiler for

The Identity of Star-Lord's Father Isn't a Spoiler for "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," Says Gunn

Film

Director James Gunn called Star-Lord's father "the emotional center" of the film and explained why he decided to reveal his identity this early on.

1 hour ago
by Meagan Damore
Sienkiewicz Calls Out Fox Over

Sienkiewicz Calls Out Fox Over "X-Men: Apocalypse" Dazzler Art Credit

Comic Books, Film

Veteran artist Bill Sienkiewicz says the studio has offered him no compensation or credit for using his art in a promotional item.

1 hour ago
by Brett White

"Totally Awesome Hulk" Introduces New Hulkbuster Armor - And It's Not Tony Stark's

Comic Books

Iron Man isn't the only Marvel superhero prepared to bust a Hulk, as Greg Pak and Mike del Mundo's "Totally Awesome Hulk" #9 shows.

1 hour ago
by Albert Ching
DC Comics Super Heroes Cafe Gets a

DC Comics Super Heroes Cafe Gets a "Suicide Squad" Makeover

Comic Books, Film

The Worst Heroes Ever take center stage at the Singapore cafe, which has redecorated and expanded its menu ahead of the release of the Warner Bros. film.

1 hour ago
REVIEW: Otherwise Solid

REVIEW: Otherwise Solid "Batman: The Killing Joke" Falls Apart in Handling of Batgirl

Comic Books, Film, Film Reviews

"The Killing Joke" attempts to retell a classic story for a modern audience, and while its intentions are laudable, it doesn't quite stick the landing.

1 hour ago
by Sean Curry
PREVIEWS:

PREVIEWS: "Daredevil," "Uncanny X-Men," & More Marvel Comics On Sale August 3, 2016

Comic Books

Echo crosses over into "Daredevil Annual" #1, "Uncanny X-Men" takes a trip to the Savage Land, and more!

10 hours ago
by CBR News Team
Chris Evans Eyed for Leading Role in Film Adaptation of BBC's

Chris Evans Eyed for Leading Role in Film Adaptation of BBC's "Jekyll"

Film

The "Captain America: Civil War" star is reportedly circling the lead role of Tom Jackman in a movie version of the 2007 BBC series "Jekyll."

14 hours ago
Jai Courtney Took Shrooms to Prepare for

Jai Courtney Took Shrooms to Prepare for "Suicide Squad's" Boomerang

Comic Books, Film

The "Suicide Squad" star reveals his unusual preparation for Boomerang, and a new featurette for the film shows off stunts behind-the-scenes.

15 hours ago
by Anthony Couto
President Obama Shuts Down Task Force X in

President Obama Shuts Down Task Force X in "Suicide Squad: Rebirth" Preview

Comic Books

An early look at next week's "Suicide Squad: Rebirth" #1 reveals an appearance from President Barack Obama in the issue.

16 hours ago
PREVIEWS:

PREVIEWS: "Jonesy," "Giant Days" & More BOOM! Comics On Sale August 3, 2016

Comic Books

"Jonesy's" titular super-fan is honored for her fandom, Esther and Ed get busted for their money-making scheme in "Giant Days," and more!

17 hours ago
by CBR News Team
Movie Legends Revealed: Did

Movie Legends Revealed: Did "Ghostbusters II" Have a Secret Slimer Ending?

Film

We travel back to 1989 to discover whether there was a scene featuring Slimer cut from the original print of "Ghostbusters II."

17 hours ago
POLL: What Do You Think of

POLL: What Do You Think of "Supergirl's" Superman Costume?

TV, Comic Books

Now that we've caught our first glimpse of Tyler Hoechlin's Superman costume as it will appear on "Supergirl," what do you think?

18 hours ago
LOOK:

LOOK: "Supergirl" Introduces Superman in First Family Photo

TV

Tyler Hoechlin's Superman stands strong next to Melissa Benoist's Supergirl in the first photo of the two Kryptonian cousins together.

18 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
Pak Celebrates The Incredible Hulk's Life, Mourns His Death in

Pak Celebrates The Incredible Hulk's Life, Mourns His Death in "Civil War II: The Fallen"

Comic Books

Greg Pak discusses the life and death of Bruce Banner, and how Amadeus Cho's anger fuels "Totally Awesome Hulk's" "Civil War II" involvement.

18 hours ago
by Dave Richards
EXCL. PREVIEW: First Look At

EXCL. PREVIEW: First Look At "Archie" #11's New Art Team

Comic Books

"Archie" #11 and 12 will see Ryan Jampole and Thomas Pitilli follow previous series artist, Veronica Fish.

19 hours ago
by Anthony Couto
Comics A.M. - Retailer Criticizes Marvel's Prostate Cancer Awareness Variants

Comics A.M. - Retailer Criticizes Marvel's Prostate Cancer Awareness Variants

Comic Books

Retailer calls Marvel variants "disgusting"! An interview with "Blue Exorcist" creator Kazue Kato! Plus much more!

19 hours ago

"Ghostbusters": 10 Facts About the Franchise You Thought You Knew

Film

Whether you've loved "Ghostbusters" since 1984 or became a fan with Sony's 2016 reboot, learn a few things about the franchise you might not know.

19 hours ago
by Brandon Staley
Pokemon Fans Can Catch Some Z's in This Snorlax Bean Bag Chair

Pokemon Fans Can Catch Some Z's in This Snorlax Bean Bag Chair

Video Games

After pounding the pavement all day playing "Pokemon Go," you'll soon be able to unwind in a sleeping Snorlax bean bag chair.

19 hours ago

"Babylon 5" Star Jerry Doyle Passes Away

TV

The actor, best remembered for his role as security officer Michael Garibaldi on the 1990s sci-fi series, was found dead Wednesday in his Las Vegas home.

20 hours ago
Superman Brings Tension & Team-Ups To

Superman Brings Tension & Team-Ups To "Supergirl"

TV

New Superman Tyler Hoechlin and the "Supergirl" cast tease what will happen when the Man of Steel arrives in National City.

20 hours ago
by Brett White
EXCLUSIVE: Babs Tarr Takes

EXCLUSIVE: Babs Tarr Takes "Doom Patrol" to the Arcade in First Issue Variant

Comic Books

Have a look at Babs Tarr's retro "Doom Patrol" #1 variant cover that takes Robotman, the Chief and the rest of the gang to an arcade.

20 hours ago
by Anthony Couto
Watch the Original Singer Belt Out the

Watch the Original Singer Belt Out the "Pokemon" Theme

TV

We challenge you to watch an energetic Jason Paige sing the "Pokémon" theme song without joining in with him.

20 hours ago
Feige Compares

Feige Compares "GotG 2's" Baby Groot to Resurrected Spock in "Star Trek III"

Comic Books, Film

Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige discusses Groot's evolving character in "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2."

21 hours ago
by Anthony Couto
EXCL. PREVIEW:

EXCL. PREVIEW: "Invincible Iron Man" #12 Has Tony Stark Explain His Disappearance

Comic Books

Marvel Comics has provided CBR an exclusive first look at Brian Michael Bendis and Mike Deodato's "Invincible Iron Man" #12, a "Civil War II" tie-in.

21 hours ago

"Daria," "Beavis & Butt-Head" and More Return With '90s-Focused MTV Classic

TV

MTV will go retro beginning Aug. 1 with MTV Classic, which will air favorites from the 1990s, from "Unplugged" and "Road Rules" to "Aeon Flux" and "Daria."

21 hours ago
Another Justice League Member is Joining Batman in

Another Justice League Member is Joining Batman in "Suicide Squad"

Comic Books, Film

A spoilery new detail from the "Suicide Squad" press kit reveals that another Justice Leaguer, besides Batman, will appear in the film.

22 hours ago
by Anthony Couto
Disney to Reboot

Disney to Reboot "The Rocketeer" With Black Female Lead

Film

A "sequel-reboot" of the 1991 film is in development at Disney, which plans to kick off the new franchise with a black female lead character.

22 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
Watch: Matt Damon Was Born to Battle Monsters in

Watch: Matt Damon Was Born to Battle Monsters in "The Great Wall" Trailer

Film

An elite force and a massive wall stand between humanity and ferocious monsters in the trailer for the upcoming film from Zhang Yimou.

22 hours ago
Why

Why "Agents of SHIELD" Chose Robbie Reyes As Its Ghost Rider

TV

Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jeph Loeb and more offer details about Ghost Rider, his family, and the way he'll roar onto the show.

22 hours ago
by Meagan Damore

"Walking Dead's" Payton Discusses Ezekiel's POV, Working With A "Tiger"

TV

Khary Payton opens up about his "Walking Dead" audition process and reveals what it's like working with his CG sidekick.

22 hours ago
by Brett White
When Did We Learn That Wolverine Had False Memories?

When Did We Learn That Wolverine Had False Memories?

Comic Books

When did we learn that Wolverine had problems with his memory? Surprisingly late in his comic career, as it turns out...

22 hours ago

"Cul De Sac" Creator Richard Thompson Passes Away

Comic Books

The celebrated cartoonist passed away July 27, seven years after he revealed he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. He was 58.

23 hours ago
Jim Lee Perfectly Explains Why DC Comics'

Jim Lee Perfectly Explains Why DC Comics' "Rebirth" is Not A Reboot

Comic Books

DC's co-publisher breaks down exactly why labeling the publisher's Rebirth initiative a reboot is incorrect.

23 hours ago
by Kevin Melrose

"Wolf Creek" TV Series Looks Just as Creepy as You'd Imagine

TV

The spinoff of Greg McLean's 2005 horror film will premiere in October on American television.

23 hours ago
16 Comic Book Characters That Ran for President

16 Comic Book Characters That Ran for President

Comic Books

As the United States Presidential cycle kicks into high gear, CBR spotlights 16 comic book characters that ran for President!

23 hours ago
by Brian Cronin

"Torque" Director Shares Swamp Thing Animation Test for Canned "Dark Universe" Film

Film

The live-action "Dark Universe" film could've happened, and now director Joseph Kahn has provided proof with a fully animated Swamp Thing.

23 hours ago
by Brandon Staley

"Batman: The Killing Joke" Earns $3.8 Million in Two-Night Theatrical Run

Comic Books, Film

The nationwide special screening event did exceptionally well in anticipation of the film's Blu-ray and DVD release next week.

Thu, July 28th, 2016
by Andrew Paul
Move Over, Dick Grayson,

Move Over, Dick Grayson, "Rear of the Year" Goes to Tom Hiddleston

TV, Film

The "Thor: Ragnarok" star was been presented with the lighthearted award, which recognizes "British celebrities with prize-winning rear assets."

Thu, July 28th, 2016
by Kevin Melrose
Did Magneto Intentionally Let His Daughter Die?

Did Magneto Intentionally Let His Daughter Die?

Comic Books

CSBG examines the X-Men storyline that revealed Magneto might have intentionally let his first child die!

Thu, July 28th, 2016
DiDio & Lee Say Early

DiDio & Lee Say Early "Rebirth" Response is 'Uncharted Territory' for DC Comics

Comic Books

DC Comics Co-Publishers Dan DiDio & Jim Lee discuss the fan reaction to the "Rebirth" era, and shifting philosophies over the years.

Thu, July 28th, 2016
by Albert Ching