SW Omnibus InifinitiesDestiny is a fickle thing. One little change can have a rippling effect throughout the course of history, changing dozens of details little by little. This is the premise behind the Star Wars: Infinities comics, which take a little change in each of the three original trilogy movies and show the repercussions that extend from it.

Peter WellerAt the Paley Center premiere of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2, the Fanboy Comics crew talks with Peter Weller (RoboCop, 24) about his take on The Dark Knight, the difference between action in animation versus live action, and his dream role!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Princeless 1As a recently married young man who knows his daughters will be as opinionated and vocal as his wonderful wife, I keep a short list of things I want to share with those future daughters. This is a list of books and movies that will inspire them and guide them to be who they want to be and never fear bullying or retribution for their choices. At the top of this list is a new comic book called Princeless.

 

Mortifera 2The demon Kanisus has returned and has slain the Mortifera and recaptured the demons' blood so he can raise a new army. The only ones who stand in his way are the two surviving Mortifera, Catherine and Ethan Gregor, and the demon they summoned to assist them in their fight, Durin.

I previously reviewed Issue #1, which can be found here.

 

SW Tyrants Fist 1*Please note that this article is an opinion-editorial.


I grew up with Star Wars comics, they being one of the very few titles I have read since I first got into comic book reading, and the titles (for me at least) have done a great job of bridging the gaps between the feature films and the novels.  For me, Star Wars has always been a central core of my geekdom, a pillar upon which I have judged other aspects of science fiction—as well as other aspects of Star Wars itself—and I have immensely enjoyed the stories that Dark Horse has provided . . . well, most of them. There will always be some that I am not a fan of, but that’s the way things go.  But now, with Disney’s acquisition of LucasFilm, the license to produce Star Wars comic material has been lost to Marvel (another division of Disney), and once the current contracts of ongoing (and soon-to-be-made) comics finish, Dark Horse will lose one of the most important resources it has relied upon since 1991: the overwhelming obsession of Star Wars fans.

Skin Crawling ComicsThe following is an interview with the comic book writer/artist team of Jody Houser (Womanthology: Space) and Cliff Green, who will be contributing their short story, "A Zombie Walks into a Bar," to the upcoming horror-themed anthology Skin Crawling Comics.  In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Houser and Green about the inspiration behind their horror short, what the horror genre means to them, and where readers can find other examples of their work in advance of the anthology's release.

This interview was conducted on January 29, 2013.

 

 

Sundance 2013My 2013 Sundance trip has already come and gone. In six days, I saw 13 movies, and my company hosted 3 events. I made it to 1 party, got lost on 1 bus, and almost missed 1 screening. I officially missed out on 1 movie that I had a ticket to and didn’t get to see, but it wasn’t on my original list to begin with, so I think I did pretty well!

 

It Came BluewaterWriters Clay and Susan Griffith bring us Arcana Comics' modern-day sequel to Ray Harryhausen’s B-movie classic It Came From Beneath the Sea. It’s chock full of mutant monster action and tongue-in-cheek humor. Let’s dive in!

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Wolverine and the X-Men MNOW 25The New Marvel is a series that looks at the changes that the mega-comic empire made following the events of Avengers vs. X-Men and the impact that those changes have on the stories of Marvel NOW!  Six issues (or more) into each Marvel NOW! title, we see what our favorite characters are up to and what to keep an eye out for in the future.



He’s the best at what he does: mutant warrior, world-class hunter, and the Earth’s greatest . . .teacher?  Following the splinter from Cyclops’ Utopian faction, Wolverine set up another school, believing in the tenants that Charles Xavier bestowed upon him and his fellow X-Men.  But, in the wake of the world-changing war between the Avengers and his fellow mutants, this man finds himself trying to come to terms with the possible death of one of his students, becoming a leader amongst the X-Men, and trying to keep fanatics from destroying his school.  He’s Wolverine, and these are his X-Men.


Iron Man 3I think we know where Disney is spending all of that Avengers money.  Even after recently acquiring LucasFilm for $4 billion (Imagine the number of red, plaid shirts George can buy with that!), the $4 million per 30 seconds ad rate for Sunday’s game isn’t slowing Disney down at all.  We knew they’d be showing commercials for Oz and The Lone Ranger.  Now, we know that Tony Stark is on deck, as well.

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