John Buscema

There is No ‘I’ in Team (If ‘I’ Means ‘Interest’)

The above title may be a provocative one since motion pictures, both live action and animated, based on comic book teams – X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Avengers, and so on ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel, Kirby Heirs Settle Copyright Dispute

Marvel and the heirs of comic book artist Jack Kirby have settled their long-running copyright dispute over the creation of many of the company’s most popular characters. The ... Continue Reading →
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Everything Old Is New Again, Part 1: Captain America

The venerable Captain America has lately been burning up the box office through the film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which is not a bad showing for the fourth-oldest superhero ... Continue Reading →
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‘Captain America’ Dominates Global B.O.

It’s good to be the Captain. Disney and Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The Winter Soldier opened to huge numbers and set a record for an April opening. The most-recent ... Continue Reading →
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Sherman, Menken Team Up for ‘Disney Songbook’

A special musical treat is in store for attendees of this year’s D23 Expo—the premiere Disney fan event—as two celebrated songwriters and composers take the stage for “Richard ... Continue Reading →
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Summer Debuts on Disney XD for New ‘Hulk,’ ‘Avengers’

Two new Marvel animated series will premiere this summer on Disney XD, with Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. to debut Aug. 11 and Avengers Assemble on July 7. Here’s how Marvel ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo Celebrates ‘Hobbit’ with Olly Moss Prints

Mondo, the collectible art division of the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX, is celebrating the impending release of Peter Jackson’s latest Tolkien adaptation The Hobbit: An Unexpected ... Continue Reading →
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Avengers Costumes Top Fandango’s Halloween List

Costumes from The Avengers and Catwoman from The Dark Knight Rises are some of the most popular choices for men and women this Halloween, according to a survey conducted by movie ticket ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Announces Release Dates for Next Pics

Among the numerous comic-book-related news items that were revealed at Comic-Con this past weekend was that Marvel has set August 1, 2014 as the release date for its next superhero ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Sets New Date for ‘Guardians’ Movie

The upcoming feature adaptation of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy comic-book has a new release date. Disney announced on Thursday that the movie will now be released on August 1, ... Continue Reading →