Disney XD Builds to Sept. 26 ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Premiere

The Marvel Animated Universe is going cosmic this autumn, with a Sept. 26 premiere date on Disney XD now set for its upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy animated series. Leading up to ... Continue Reading →

‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #1, Marvel Top Growing Comics Market

Marvel Comics’ Amazing Spider-Man #1 was the best-selling comic book published in 2014 based on total unit sales to comic book specialty retailers, according to Diamond Comic ... Continue Reading →
Jack Kirby

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 →
Tom Hiddleston

Tom Hiddleston to Star in ‘Skull Island’

Legendary Pictures has tapped Tom Hiddleston — beloved by fans for his portrayals of Loki in the Thor and Avengers flicks — to star in its King Kong prequel Skull Island, ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Announces New, Female Thor

Marvel is getting a new Thor: and it’s a woman. The comics publisher made a splash by announcing on the ABC daytime talk show The View that Thor will find himself no longer worthy ... Continue Reading →
Ben Kingsley

Disney Finds Purrfect Bagheera in Ben Kingsley

Sir Ben Kingsley, the celebrated British actor best known for his roles in Gandhi and Schindler’s List, has been tapped by Disney to provide the voice of the panther Bagheera ... Continue Reading →

‘House of Monsters’ Series Seeks Funding

Artist and filmmaker Dawn Brown is campaigning for funds on Kickstarter to bring back her stop-motion short film House of Monsters as a web series. The 2012 original film was a throwback ... Continue Reading →

Country-wide Halloween ComicFest Kicks Off

Good news, comic fans: all across the country, participating comic-book shops will be celebrating Halloween ComicFest (this means free comics are on offer)–the second largest ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Releases 10-Disc Phase One Collection

Marvel fans got a big home entertainment gift today (April 2) as the 10-disc, six-movie collection Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One Collection – Avengers Assembled arrived ... Continue Reading →

‘Simpsons’ EP Don Payne Dies at 48

Don Payne, a co-executive producer of The Simpsons and screenwriter of comic-book blockbuster Thor passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 48 due to cancer. He is survived by his wife ... Continue Reading →