I can’t wait to get a look at this: Here are some details on IDW’s upcoming comics adaption of Peter S. Beagle’s fantasy novel The Last Unicorn, which was the basis of one of Young Caleb’s favorite childhood movie-going experiences.
I hope they’re better than the Anita Blake comics: Here’s Heidi MacDonald on Charlaine Harris, the author whose popular novels about Sookie Stackhouse was the basis for the True Blood television series, joining Dynamite in a comics-making endeavor. All successful prose authors are currently required by law to sign some sort of licensing agreement with comics companies to produce comics based on their work.
“It’s a little-known real-world scientific fact that massively traumatic injuries actually leave you stronger and more physically capable than you were before!”: Writing for Comics Alliance, Chris Sims counts down the “The Six Realest Moments in ‘Kick-Ass,’” the comic that writer Mark Millar recently told The Independent was the first superhero comic set in the real world.
Now I really want to see Mindless Ones in a live-action movie: Tom Spurgeon lists 21 things he likes about Dr. Strange, in honor of Ur-comics blogger Neilalien’s tenth blogiversarry. (Tenth!)
Uncle Traveling Matt’s mustache still freaks me out after all these years: Check out Jeffrey Brown’s cover for Archaia’s upcoming Fraggle Rock comic on MTV’s Splash Page.
Well for God’s sake, don’t wait another 20 years to do it again!: Check out this picture of Spider-Man, drawn by an artist who is hopefully currently on the phone talking to Stephen Wacker, who called to ask him to draw an Amazing Spider-Man arc.
I thought it would be smaller: “World’s First Commercial Jetpack To Be Sold For $75,000″
“Unfortunately, being a woman in society means that sometimes you have to sort of quell what is instinctually broad and magnificent and magical about you”: Wait, women are magic? Aha, I knew it! That explains so much! Er, anyway, here’s Gina Torres talking to Wired about playing Superwoman in the latest direct-to-DVD DC cartoon. Speaking of Wired, here are the comics their website’s readers consider “Must-Read;” it’s very superhero-heavy, and just about everything on it has either been made into a movie or is being made into a movie (or TV show).
This may not be a popular opinion, but…: After reading Blackest Night: The Flash and Flash: Rebirth in the same afternoon, I’ve realized that Barry Allen looks much better in blue than he does in red.