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"Supergirl" Gets Series Commitment from CBS

"Supergirl" Gets Series Commitment from CBS

The "Supergirl" TV series developed by "Arrow" executive producer Greg Berlanti and Ali Adler has landed a series commitment from CBS.

Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse & IDW's Solicitations for Dec. 2014

Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse & IDW's Solicitations for Dec. 2014

Comic Books

Visit CBR's index of solicitation information and covers from DC, Marvel, IDW, Dark Horse and Image Comics to see their December 2014 releases.

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Jonah Makes Talk Radio Hosting Debut Saturday on KFI

Jonah Makes Talk Radio Hosting Debut Saturday on KFI

Comic Books

CBR Executive Producer Jonah Weiland will host a pop culture/comics culture talk show 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 on LA's KFI AM 640.

11 hours ago

"Spawn" Fan Film May Make You Forget That Other Spawn Movie

Comic Books

"Spawn: The Recall," a stylish, atmospheric new fan film directed by Michael Paris, blends everyday life with a "dark fantasy story."

13 hours ago

"Twilight" Veteran Michael Welch Battles Zombies on "Z Nation"

TV/Film

The actor tells SPINOFF how the zombies in SyFy's new post-apocalyptic drama differ from all the others, and why his character is 'all business.'

15 hours ago
Marvel's

Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Keeps It Sinister In New Poster

TV/Film

The superhero spy drama enters its second year with a continued push to reset itself as a more dangerous, driven animal than Season 1.

16 hours ago
by Kiel Phegley
EXCLUSIVE: Case Explores '30s New York in

EXCLUSIVE: Case Explores '30s New York in "The New Deal"

Comic Books

Jonathan Case discusses his upcoming OGN "The New Deal," which simultaneously homages 1930s American comedy films while exploring social and political issues.

16 hours ago
by Steve Sunu
Petition Calls for Life-Size Statue of Wolverine in Edmonton

Petition Calls for Life-Size Statue of Wolverine in Edmonton

Comic Books

Two residents of the Canadian province want to erect a life-size statue in honor of one of its native sons -- the X-Man known as Wolverine.

16 hours ago
Director Wes Ball Explores the Secrets & Appeal of

Director Wes Ball Explores the Secrets & Appeal of "The Maze Runner"

TV/Film

Making his feature debut, the filmmaker explains to SPINOFF what attracted him to the YA novel, working with author James Dashner and casting star Dylan O'Brien.

17 hours ago
Long Beach Comic Con Announces Dwayne McDuffie Award

Long Beach Comic Con Announces Dwayne McDuffie Award

Comic Books

LBCC organizers have announced the Dwayne McDuffie Award, named in honor of the influential comics and animation writer who passed away in 2011.

17 hours ago
Warburton Talks Return of

Warburton Talks Return of "The Tick," "The Woman Chaser" & Kissing Ryan Reynolds

TV/Film

Patrick Warburton talks "The Tick's" possible return, the upcoming Netflix premiere of "The Woman Chaser" and why he may have to make out with Chris Hemsworth.

17 hours ago
by Jeffrey Renaud
David Ayer Reportedly WB's Choice to Direct DC's

David Ayer Reportedly WB's Choice to Direct DC's "Suicide Squad"

TV/Film

DC's villains-turned-mercenaries team may be headed to the big screen courtesy of David Ayer, director of "End of Watch" and "Sabotage."

18 hours ago
by Albert Ching
Hassler Explains How Yen Press Landed

Hassler Explains How Yen Press Landed "Big Hero 6" US Manga Rights

Comic Books

Yen Press' Kurt Hassler tells CBR News how his company landed the American publication rights to Disney's manga, which is based on a Marvel property.

19 hours ago
by Brigid Alverson
COMIC REEL: Batmobile Blows Through Gotham;

COMIC REEL: Batmobile Blows Through Gotham; "Walking Dead" Teaser; Movement On "Starlight," "Deadpool" & "Supergirl"

TV/Film

New footage is popping up from behind the scenes of "Batman V Superman" and ahead of "the Walking Dead" Season 5 premiere!

19 hours ago
by Kiel Phegley
Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did the White House Pay Spider-Man To Be Anti-Marijuana?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did the White House Pay Spider-Man To Be Anti-Marijuana?

Comic Books

Was Marvel really paid by the government for an anti-marijuana Spider-Man story? Why didn't we get a Frank Miller/Roger Stern Doctor Strange?

19 hours ago
CBR TV: Gale Anne Hurd on 30 Years of

CBR TV: Gale Anne Hurd on 30 Years of "Terminator," "Walking Dead" Season 5

TV/Film

Producer Gale Anne Hurd spoke with CBR TV at Comic-Con about getting "The Terminator" made with a female lead and what's next for "The Walking Dead."

19 hours ago
by Jonah Weiland
REVIEW:

REVIEW: "The Maze Runner" Goes Nowhere Fast

TV/Film

Director Wes Ball helms a technically-sound production that lacks any storytelling reasons worth paying to see it.

20 hours ago
Fox Taps Gary Whitta to Write

Fox Taps Gary Whitta to Write "Starlight" Screenplay

TV/Film

The Mark Millar/Goran Parlov adaptation is only the latest Millarworld series to land at the studio and the latest space adventure for the "Star Wars" spinoff screenwriter.

20 hours ago
by Kiel Phegley

"Supergirl" Gets Series Commitment from CBS

TV/Film

The "Supergirl" TV series developed by "Arrow" executive producer Greg Berlanti and Ali Adler has landed a series commitment from CBS.

20 hours ago
by Albert Ching
EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Capture the Flag in

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Capture the Flag in "Lumberjanes" #6

Comic Books

Capture the flag gets even more intense when mythical ancient beings show up in BOOM!'s "Lumberjanes" #6 by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis & Brooke Allen.

20 hours ago
World Records Set for Largest Batmen Gathering, Largest Comic Book

World Records Set for Largest Batmen Gathering, Largest Comic Book

Comic Books

New Guinness World Records have been set, for the most Batmen gathered in one place (542!) and the Largest Comic Book Published.

21 hours ago
Eliza Dushku Talks

Eliza Dushku Talks "The Scribbler," Her 'Bro' Joss Whedon and "Awesome" Fans

TV/Film

The Whedonverse veteran chats with SPINOFF about her role in the sci-fi thriller, returning to college, and getting into character as the voice of the She-Hulk.

21 hours ago
The Line It Is Drawn: What If Every TV Show Starred Superheroes?

The Line It Is Drawn: What If Every TV Show Starred Superheroes?

Comic Books

This week, our artists drew the superhero versions of "Mad Men," "True Detective," "Jeopardy" and more!

21 hours ago
PREVIEW: David, Koblish Present

PREVIEW: David, Koblish Present "Deadpool's Art of War"

Comic Books

Peter David and Scott Koblish present "Deadpool's Art of War" in October, but you can check out a preview now! Plus, Chris Burnham's first issue variant!

21 hours ago
Blackman Ignites a War of Assassins in

Blackman Ignites a War of Assassins in "Elektra"

Comic Books

Series writer Haden Blackman discusses Elektra's upcoming war with the Assassins' Guild, and the events that lead to the "massive showdown."

21 hours ago
by Dave Richards
Comics A.M. - Roz Chast Discusses Her National Book Award Nod

Comics A.M. - Roz Chast Discusses Her National Book Award Nod

Comic Books

"It’s good for cartoons, for the graphic form," the cartoonist says! Interviews with Alex de Campi, Gilbert Hernandez, Ben Katchor and MariNaomi! Plus much more!

22 hours ago
REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Disney Infinity 2.0" Brings More than Marvel to the Table

Video Games

"Disney Infinity 2.0" is an upgrade in nearly every way from the original toys-to-life game, and the Marvel heroes are a valuable addition to the roster.

22 hours ago
by Steve Sunu
FAN EXPO:

FAN EXPO: "The Walking Dead" Stars Discuss Last Season, Future Possibilities

TV/Film

The cast of "The Walking Dead" recalled their favorite character moments, working with weapons, Maggie's possible baby and Daryl's sexuality.

23 hours ago
by Bryan Cairns
Frank Barbiere Takes

Frank Barbiere Takes "Superboy" & His Career Beyond "Futures End"

Comic Books

Beyond DC's one-shot, the Teen of Steel lives on with Frank Barbiere's "Secret Origins" as he preps more "Five Ghosts," "Solar" and "Avengers World."

23 hours ago
by Kiel Phegley
PREVIEWS: Marvel Comics on Sale September 10, 2014

PREVIEWS: Marvel Comics on Sale September 10, 2014

Comic Books

Read previews of Marvel's releases for next week including "Cyclops" #5, "Deadpool" #35, "Mighty Avengers" #14, "Storm" #3 and many more.

Thu, September 18th, 2014
by CBR News Team
Sony Reveals Early Look at Genndy Tartakovsky's

Sony Reveals Early Look at Genndy Tartakovsky's "Popeye" Film

TV/Film

Sony has released an animation test from 2016's big-screen "Popeye," introduced by director and famed animator Genndy Tartakovsky.

Thu, September 18th, 2014
by Albert Ching
Fox Sets

Fox Sets "Deadpool" Movie For 2016, Shifts "Fantastic Four"

TV/Film

Fox has set a release date for its long in-development "Deadpool" movie while shifting Josh Trank's "Fantastic Four" to August 2015.

Thu, September 18th, 2014
by Steve Sunu
DC Favorites Make Headlines in

DC Favorites Make Headlines in "Saturday Evening Post" Tributes

Comic Books

Artist Juan Carlos Ruiz Burgos has drawn several tribute images to the "Saturday Evening Post" featuring fan-favorites from the DC Comics roster.

Thu, September 18th, 2014
Daniel H. Wilson Readies for War in

Daniel H. Wilson Readies for War in "Earth 2: Futures End"

Comic Books

Bestselling author Daniel H. Wilson shares his thoughts on DC's "Earth 2: Futures End" one-shot and the upcoming weekly series, "Earth 2: World's End."

Thu, September 18th, 2014
by Jeffrey Renaud
REVIEW: Morrison & Sprouse's

REVIEW: Morrison & Sprouse's "The Multiversity: The Society of Super-Heroes: Conquerors of the Counter-World" #1

Comic Books

Grant Morrison & Chris Sprouse put together "one of the multiverse's most entertaining comics" with the latest chapter of "The Multiversity."

Thu, September 18th, 2014
Moreci Rises To The Challenge Of

Moreci Rises To The Challenge Of "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes"

Comic Books

"Hoax Hunters" co-creator Michael Moreci discusses filling in the time between "Rise" and "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" in the new BOOM! Studios miniseries.

Thu, September 18th, 2014
by TJ Dietsch
POLL: Which

POLL: Which "Agents of SHIELD" Character Are You Most Looking Forward To Seeing Debut In Season 2?

TV/Film

With "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." starting its second season next week, which of the show's new characters' debut are you most looking forward to?

Thu, September 18th, 2014

"Dredd: The Musical" Makes a Rousing Case for "Dredd" Sequel

Comic Books

While a sequel to 2012's "Dredd" starring Karl Urban seems unlikely, the most convincing argument for it yet might just be a musical reimagining.

Thu, September 18th, 2014
Larsen Celebrates 200 Issues of

Larsen Celebrates 200 Issues of "Savage Dragon," Looks Forward to 200 More

Comic Books

The Image Comics co-founder explains how Jack Kirby can be involved in the landmark issue, and reveals that #199 will consist entirely of 2-page spreads.

Thu, September 18th, 2014
by George A. Tramountanas
EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Kindt & Nord's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Kindt & Nord's "Unity" #0

Comic Books

Matt Kindt & Cary Nord travel 100 years into the past to tell the story of the Eternal Warrior's original Unity super team in Valiant's "Unity" #0.

Thu, September 18th, 2014

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