The comic book crossover event has become a central element of superhero storytelling. With the modern iterations starting in the mid-1980s with Marvel’s Secret War and DC’s Crisis on Infinite Earths, roughly every year creative teams from multiple titles come together to try and tell a massive story that affects the entirety of a comic book shared universe — and in the best cases those stories have… Continue reading Comics on Film: Are Audiences Ready for a Multimedia Superhero Crossover?
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We got our first look at Disney’s Tomorrowland. And our first look at Mark Wahlberg and Brie Larson in The Gambler. And our first look at Will Smith and Margo Robbie in Focus.
Ghostbusters 3 is now moving ahead as a reboot and hired a writer. Terminator 5 and 6 might be shot back-to-back.
Jeff Goldblum says he’s still on board for the… Continue reading Best of the Week: Marvel Crossover Rumored, 'Ghostbusters' Rebooted, 'Inherent Vice' Reviewed and More
Last week’s fall-preview edition of the Geek Beat ran through most of the big (and small) movies hitting theaters and arriving on DVD and Blu-ray over the next few months, so this month’s guide to movie-related geekery hitting shelves will have a decidedly comics-and-collectibles angle.
There’s a lot to like about this month’s list of stuff to read, collect, and otherwise stash on your shelf. From Teenage Mutant
We’ve spent the last month or so talking about Loki’s magnificence, holiday gifts, and why I’m thankful for Michael Fassbender here on The Geek Beat, but lo and behold, the news machine has continued churning out some big stories while we’ve been busy with our weekly geekout sessions.
From wild announcements about Spider-Man’s big-screen future to the latest Disney acquisition that has everyone buzzing, it’s been an eventful… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Spider-Skepticism, Crossover Concerns & More Questions That Bother Us About New Geek Movies