After last week’s super-sized 100th column, it’s time to get back on track with another roundup of comics, collectibles, movies, and other assorted geekery to look for this month. Along with the reboot of Fantastic Four arriving in theaters soon, there’s also an impressive number of lower-profile films you might want to keep on your radar, as well as a long list… Continue reading Your Ultimate August Geek Guide: An X-Files Anthology, A Star Trek Crossover, and More
Last month, a rumor circulated around the interweb about Fox planning a crossover movie combining its X-Men and Fantastic Four franchises. It’s not a strange or new idea, as the same studio owning two Marvel superhero properties would logically want to mix them together in this age of cinematic universe mega-franchises.
But this time it also came with an expected time frame in the form of… Continue reading Bryan Singer Confirms Plans for 'X-Men' and 'Fantastic Four' Crossover
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?
The Important News
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