Back in August, Netflix purchased superstar comic book writer Mark Millar's Millarworld comic book company. Instead of just adapting these properties though, Netflix are actually also making more comic books.
When it comes to Marvel, there’s no one writer who has had as much of an impact since Stan Lee joined forces with the likes of Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko to breath new life into the industry in the 1960s, than Brian Michael Bendis. Bendis was Marvel. Emphasis on was, because Bendis has now traded the house of ideas for the distinguished competition. In a shock announcement yesterday, DC Comics has managed to sign Bendis to an exclusive deal, thus ending his run at Marvel.
Bloodshot Salvation examines what happens when the deadliest soldier alive attempts to adjust to a world where he needs to protect life, not end it. Can the trooper of tomorrow ever truly keep his darker impulses in check?
If there’s one thing that war is good for y’all, it’s to create a comic book event with actual ramifications that are felt long after a ceasefire has been enacted. That’s the idea behind Valiant Entertainment’s next massive saga in 2018: Harbinger Wars 2. Every character with a vested interest in the Valiant Universe is soon going to find themselves taking sides in a conflict that the publisher says will be their “most consequential” event of all time.
Companies normally make massive amounts of money from making toys based off popular movie franchises. Paramount has been doing it the other way round with their Hasbro films and wants more of that same success.
You wouldn’t think that a Batman comic book would have time to tackle the idea of love, outside of the most romantic of bruisings that the darkest of knights hands out with knuckle-kisses to enemies, but the second issue of Batman: White Knight is very much a love story. A romance in two dozen pages from writer and artist Sean Gordon Murphy, that details the positive impact that love can have. As well as the more dangerous aspects of a romance that becomes an obsession.
It's time to announce the winners of our Justice League competition! So click on through to see if you're one of the lucky three people that will be getting a Justice League hamper valued at R3000 each!
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