comic books

  • ComiXology Announces 65M Downloads, Inks Exclusive Multi-year Deal With Marvel To Distribute Digital Comics

    ComiXology Announces 65M Downloads, Inks Exclusive Multi-year Deal With Marvel To Distribute Digital Comics

    Comics on the iPad. A match made in nerd heaven, right? Well, today it gets even better with the announcement that ComiXology and Marvel Entertainment have entered into a multi-year deal that sees the former exclusively distributing the latter’s digital catalog of English language single issues. Though the deal was actually signed on May 1, the announcement was delayed to make way for… Read More

  • Comic Book Movie Rumor Round-up: Killer Croc in Batman 3, Spielberg To Direct Halo?

    Comic-con starts today (I’ll be there tomorrow~!), so that means we’ll be seeing a bunch of comic book-related movie news coming at us in the next few hours. There’s already a few tasty bits of information out there. Like, will Killer Croc be the primary antagonist in the upcoming Batman movie? (The movie is set to be filmed in and around New Orleans.) Incidentally, Cros… Read More

  • CES in Photos: Ladies and gentlemen, Stan Lee

    Do you wish that you were famous? Know what famous people do? They get hired to sit at events like Santa Claus in order to provide photo opportunities to rabid fans. Such is the case of comic book legend Stan Lee. He’s here at CES, sitting like Santa Claus while rabid fans stand in line for photos. Read More

  • Sony testing the water for possible PSP comic book store

    Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has been asking PSP users what it thinks about, you know, a possible comic book store. The store would be accessible from the PSP, and users would be able to download ’em to their portable device. This here video, highlighted by some of Joystiq’s spies, shows what the store could look like. Read More

  • Video: Here's the new Watchmen trailer

    [ You probably need to be a comic book connoisseur to appreciate this, but here’s the new trailer for the upcoming movie Watchmen. Like the trailer that debuted alongside The Dark Knight, it still has that Smashing Pumpkins song in the background. Why that’s relevant, I don’t know. Still, as far as superhero movies go, this looks to… Read More

  • Video: Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe Kollector's Edition cover revealed

    Alex Ross is living the dream, man. The comic book geek dream that is, which is why Midway tapped him to create the cover for the Kollector’s Edition of Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe. Watch the video to see how he went about hand painting the whole thing. The KE will also come with a removable print and bonus video content. Hit the jump to see the finished product. Read More

  • Gears of War comic book available today

    Bridging the gap between the first GoW game story line and the upcoming sequel is Joshua Ortega’s Wildstorm series from DC Comics. The first six issues will get you ready for the November 7th launch of GoW2 with all sorts of filler for you to froth over. Download a preview here. Or you can hop on down to your local comic book store and pick one up for $4. There’s also an… Read More

  • Unboxing: Blu-ray "Iron Man" Ultimate Edition

    This is a gadget blog not a movie blog! Now that that’s out of the way, I’d like to share with my fellow comic book geeks the unboxing of the Blu-ray “Iron Man” Ultimate Edition. I have yet to pop it in and give it a whirl, but I figured an unboxing would suffice for now. Check out the gallery after the jump and the list of goodies you can expect from the 2-disc set. Read More

  • ‘Turok’ movie coming, starring Adam Beach?

    There’s going to be a live-action movie in the works based on “Turok,” which many of you might find familiar from Turok: Dinosaur Hunter on the Nintendo 64. Apparently it was also a comic book, too, and it appears that the movie will be more based on the comic book than the game, which is probably a good thing. The movie will star Adam Beach, who’s had some good roles. Read More

  • Marvel rolling in cash, many more movies to come

    Despite Marvel’s attempt to shut down our Iron Man screening in SF last week, I have nothing but good things to say about them. Well, Marvel Studios to be exact. If you haven’t seen Iron Man yet than something is seriously wrong with you or you have way too many commitments. It was hands-down the best comic book-based movie I have ever seen and I LOVE Batman. Batman Begins was… Read More

  • CrunchArcade: Prototype being turned into comic book

    You know that game with the guy who runs around and does stuff, Prototype? (Neither did I.) Yeah, well, they’re making a comic book out of it. They being DC Comics and Sierra Entertainment. Does two instances a trend make? I mean, they’re turning Deadspace into a comic book, too and all. Speaking of comic books, Peter and I plan to hit the New York Comic-Con this weekend. I… Read More

  • WTF: "Iron Man" trailer to become full length film? I don’t typically pay much attention to the Onion, but this is freaking hilarious. Thanks for sending this in, Kels. Read More

  • Movies: Iron Man trailer This trailer isn’t new new (I saw it maybe a month ago before I Am Legend), but it was recently put up on IGN and if you haven’t seen it, now’s your chance. The movie’s coming out on May 2nd, 2008 starring Robert Downey Jr. and directed by Jon Favreau. Anyone gonna see it? Show of hands? Iron Man Trailer, Videos and Movies [IGN] Read More

  • EA's Deadspace being turned into comic book: survival horror for the obsessive

    [photopress:deadspacecomic.jpg,full,right] That space survival horror (wha?) game by EA, Deadspace, will have its own comic book series starting next month. Personally, I know little about the game (other than what’s on Wikipedia) and even less about comic books writ large. The guys behind the comic, Ben Templesmith and Antony Johnston, are famous in the comic book world (again, thank… Read More