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Pipeline - 9/27/2012

Pipeline - 9/27/2012

The ultimate superhero movie is now out on Blu-ray, as "Marvel Studios' The Avengers" hit store shelves this week. Augie takes a look and discovers that he needs a bigger television screen.

S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Series Will Be

S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Series Will Be "Autonomous" From Whedon's "Avengers"

Teasing a few details about ABC's newly greenlit S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot, Joss Whedon stressed that the planned series will be largely "autonomous" from the storylines of Marvel's blockbuster "Avengers" and its upcoming sequel.


Latest "Avengers" Blu-ray Clip Casts Spotlight On Robert Downey Jr.

Ahead of the September 25 release of Marvel’s "The Avengers" on Blu-ray and DVD, Disney has debuted a clip from a behind-the-scenes featurette that focuses on Robert Downey Jr.

Peter David Returns to

Peter David Returns to "Epic Mickey" for "Tales of Wasteland"

CBR News speaks with acclaimed comic book writer Peter David about his latest digital comic series, which ties in with Disney Interactive's "Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two."

Disney Rebooting

Disney Rebooting "The Rocketeer?"

Disney is reportedly mulling a reboot of "The Rocketeer," the Dave Stevens-created superhero who last graced in the big screen in 1991.

Comics A.M. - Media Scrutinize Marvel CEO's Role At Disney

Comics A.M. - Media Scrutinize Marvel CEO's Role At Disney

Spotlight cast on reclusive Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter! ComicsPRO executive director on state of comics market! Why does manga attract more female readers than superhero comics? Spider-Man's sidekick debuts Wednesday! Plus more!


Whedon's "Avengers 2" Gets Release Date

Disney has announced an official release date for "Avengers 2," the Joss Whedon-helmed sequel to this summer's blockbuster Marvel Studios film.

Del Toro Says

Del Toro Says "Hulk" TV Pilot Just Waiting for Writer

Director Guillermo Del Toro's long-rumored live-action "Hulk" TV revival has been in a holding pattern at ABC, but SPINOFF has new info that will please fans of the jade giant.


CCI: "Frankenweenie" Producers Help Bring Tim Burton’s Story to Life

"Frankenweenie" producers Don Hahn and Allison Abbate discuss the stop-motion animation remake of Tim Burton's 1984 live-action short and the lasting impression they hope fans can take away from it.

Comics A.M. - Dave Thorne,

Comics A.M. - Dave Thorne, "Father of Hawaiian Cartooning," Dies

Cartoonist Dave Thorne passes away at age 82. How Disney fans discovered Carl Barks! Darwyn Cooke talks in depth about Parker adaptations! A look at the "Homestuck" phenomenon! Plus much more

CBR TV @ CCI: Boxleitner, Bean Incite

CBR TV @ CCI: Boxleitner, Bean Incite "Tron: Uprising"

Tron himself, Bruce Boxleitner stepped aboard the CBR yacht with "Tron: Uprising" director Charlie Bean to discuss the new animated series' origins and goals and what being a part of the franchise means to the actor,

CCI: Disney's

CCI: Disney's "Lone Ranger" Preview Features Gunplay, Train Heists

Disney capped off its Hall H presentation at Comic-Con International with a teaser for director Gore Verbinski's "The Lone Ranger," which stars Johnny Depp as Tonto and Armie Hammer in the title role.

Marvel Super Heroes Team Up with Disney's

Marvel Super Heroes Team Up with Disney's "Phineas and Ferb"

Disney has announced that Phineas and Ferb will team with Marvel's Avenger's and Spider-Man in an epic 2013 television event on the Disney Channel. CBR has your first look at the crossover.

CCI: The Art Of

CCI: The Art Of "Frankenweenie"

The producers of director Tim Burton's "Frankenweenie" take SPINOFF ONLINE on a tour of Disney's “Art of 'Frankenweenie'” exhibit at Comic-Con International in San Diego.

EXCLUSIVE: Stan Lee Returns To Narrate Interactive

EXCLUSIVE: Stan Lee Returns To Narrate Interactive "Avengers Origins" Digital Books

Disney Digital Books and Digital Media Senior Producer Mike Zagari discusses Stan Lee's return as narrator to the "Avengers Origins" iOS digital books and the process behind adapting Marvel comics for a new generation.

"Epic Mickey" Draws Up "The Power of Two" and "Power of Illusion"

Disney's iconic hero Mickey Mouse returns for "Epic Mickey 2" and "Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion," teaming up with an unlikely ally to save a transformed world not once, but twice, this November.

PRESS RELEASE: "The Amazing Spider-Man" Swings Into the Disney Store with Marvel Select

"Big Hero 6" Could Be Disney's First Animated Marvel Film

Reports peg "Big Hero 6" as Disney’s long-rumored first animated movie based on Marvel characters. The "Alpha Flight" spinoff centers around a Japanese superhero team. SPINOFF has details.

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel Assembles On Club Penguin's Virtual World This July

Mighty Marvel Women Who Deserve Their Own Movies

Mighty Marvel Women Who Deserve Their Own Movies

With the continuing success of "The Avengers" leading to heightened fan-hope for a Black Widow movie, CBR looks at the rest of Marvel's female pantheon to see who else could anchor her own action film.

"The Avengers" Becomes Biggest Disney Release Of All Time

Marvel's "The Avengers" crossed $1.07 billion worldwide on Thursday to become the sixth biggest film and the largest Disney release in history.

"Avengers" Dethrones "Dark Knight" As Top Comic Book Adaptation Worldwide

Marvel's "The Avengers" has overtaken "The Dark Knight" to become the highest grossing comic book adaptation worldwide, with over $1 billion in box office take to date.

"The Avengers" Surpasses $1 Billion Worldwide

Marvel's "The Avengers" earned a record $103. 2 million in its second weekend of domestic release, helping to push its worldwide haul past the $1 billion mark in just 19 days.

"The Avengers 2" Already In The Works

Less than a week after the premiere of "The Avengers," Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed there will be a sequel to Earth's Mightiest Movie following sequels to "Iron Man," "Thor" and "Captain America."

"The Avengers" Crosses $700 Million Mark In Under 2 Weeks

Marvel's "The Avengers" continues to break records, crossing the worldwide $700 million mark in under 2 weeks while extending its reach to other industries, causing a spike in Los Angeles shawarma sales.

"The Avengers" Continue To Smash Records, Takes In $207 Million In North American Opening Weekend

As Sunday's box office reports roll in with better-than-expected results, Marvel Studios has revised "The Avengers'" North American opening weekend's take to $207 million.

"The Avengers" Opens to Record-Breaking $200.3 Million

Marvel's "The Avengers" opened this weekend to a record-shattering $200.3 million in North America to become the largest domestic debut of all time. The film has earned $641.8 million worldwide in just 12 days.

"The Avengers" Rakes In $18.7M In Thursday Midnight Screenings

Marvel Studios' "The Avengers" opened to $18.7 Million in midnight screenings across North America, displacing "The Dark Knight" as the record holder for the largest-ever midnight opening for a super hero film.


THE CBR REVIEW: "The Avengers"

CBR reviews Marvel Studios' highly-anticipated "The Avengers," an uproariously fun and funny film that proves a worthy successor to "Iron Man" and the Marvel movie franchise.

"Avengers'" Global Numbers On Track To Surpass $500 Million This Weekend

Current tracking has Marvel's blockbuster "The Avengers" poised to surpass ticket sales of $550 Million this weekend as the film opens in North America, China and Russia.

Comics A.M. - A Call For Disney to Remember Its Roots

Comics A.M. - A Call For Disney to Remember Its Roots

Oswald the Rabbit and creators' rights! John Rogers talks Thrillbent and digital comics! James Robinson talks "Earth 2"! Tom Batiuk on "Funky Winkerbean's" new gay storyline! Plus much more!

"The Avengers" Tops Overseas Box Office, Assembling $178 Million

Marvel's "The Avengers" debuted at No. 1 in 39 international markets, grossing $178.4 million in the ninth-highest overseas opening of all time. The Joss Whedon-directed film opens Friday in the U.S.

"The Avengers" Ticket Pre-Sales Surpass All Previous Marvel Films Combined

As if "The Avengers'" early tracking wasn't already impressive enough, the Joss Whedon-directed action film has now pre-sold more tickets than all the previous Marvel releases combined.

CinemaCon: Disney Presents Marvel, Pixar & DreamWorks

CinemaCon: Disney Presents Marvel, Pixar & DreamWorks

Disney's CinemaCon 2012 presentation featured lots of new footage and announcements, including details on "Iron Man 3," "Oz the Great and Powerful," "Frankenweenie," "The Muppets 2" and "The Lone Ranger."

Kevin Feige, Marvel Studios and the Disney Crown

Kevin Feige, Marvel Studios and the Disney Crown

With Rich Ross out as Walt Disney Studios' chairman, Kevin Melrose looks at Marvel's movie-making history and explains why Disney may be eyeing Kevin Feige as Ross' replacement.

Disney Chairman Resigns on Eve of

Disney Chairman Resigns on Eve of "Avengers" Release

Rich Ross has resigned as chairman of Walt Disney Studios two weeks before the release of expected hit "The Avengers," sparking debate as to whether he quit or was fired.

PRESS RELEASE: "Avengers" Assemble on Collectible "Disney Twenty-Three" Magazine Covers


REVIEW: "Ultimate Spider-Man - Great Power"

Marvel's new "Ultimate Spider-Man" animated series premiered at WonderCon 2012 and CBR staffer Steve Sunu weighs in with his thoughts and impressions of the highly-anticipated show's debut episode.

Comics A.M. - Disney Working to Bring Marvel Heroes to Its Theme Parks

Comics A.M. - Disney Working to Bring Marvel Heroes to Its Theme Parks

Disney laying groundwork for Marvel characters to appear at its theme parks! More than 55 papers pull controversial "Doonesbury" strips! The Rule of Eight! The future of Top Cow! Plus much more!

"John Carter" Producer Jim Morris Embraces "Pulp Shakespeare"

"John Carter" producer Jim Morris talks with SPINOFF ONLINE about the Disney action-adventure, his fondness for Edgar Rice Burroughs' century-old pulp classic and his hopes for a movie trilogy.