Tag Archives: comic books

Batman’s Robin: ABC Tried To Shrink My Penis [VIDEO]

Page Six reports: For baby boomers and classic TV fans, the name Burt Ward is instantly recognizable as the loyal and extremely excitable Robin on the campy “Batman” series which ran on ABC from 1966-1968. Just this week he happily unveiled a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame which he called an “amazing experience.” The Caped Crusaders costumes were …

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Rachel Maddow Joins Cast Of The CW’s Batwoman

From the Hollywood Reporter: Rachel Maddow is heading to The CW’s Batwoman. The MSNBC host — currently enjoying a big ratings bump amid talk of a presidential impeachment — will have a key role in the Ruby Rose-led drama. Maddow takes on the role of Vesper Fairchild, a character from the Batman comics. Fairchild is a television and radio personality …

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Avengers Topples Avatar As All-Time Box Office Champ

Deadline Hollywood reports: Marvel boss Kevin Feige made it official Saturday at the studio’s Comic-Con panel, announcing Avengers: Endgame is clicking past Avatar‘s $2.7897 billion global box office this weekend to become the biggest film of all time. It took nine years for the record to fall, but it finally happened. As fate would have it, Avatar is now part …

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Avengers Gross Sinks Titanic, Closes In On Avatar

Variety reports: In less than two weeks, “Avengers: Endgame” has made more money than any other movie in history except one — “Avatar.” “Avengers: Endgame” surpassed $2.188 billion worldwide in just 11 days, making it the fastest film to surpass $2 billion. It took “Avatar,” the previous record-holder, 47 days to reach that benchmark. That was back in 2009, when …

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Avengers Shatters Global Box Office With $1.2B Debut

Variety reports: It’s truly the Avengers’ world. The opening weekend of “Avengers: Endgame” demolished box office records with a stunning $350 million in North America and $1.2 billion worldwide. Disney-Marvel’s fourth and final Avengers superhero movie has captivated moviegoers, accounting for more than four of every five tickets sold domestically. “Avengers: Endgame” topped the year-old “Avengers: Infinity War” records by …

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Marvel Comics Founder Stan Lee Dies At Age 95

TMZ reports: Stan Lee, the man who co-created Marvel Comics, has died … TMZ has learned. We’re told an ambulance rushed to Lee’s Hollywood Hills home early Monday morning and he was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. We’re told that’s where he died. Lee had suffered several illnesses over the last year or so — he had a bout of …

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GLAAD Hails Deadpool 2 For Gay Superhero Storyline

Via press release: GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today applauded 20th Century Fox for including two new LGBTQ superheroes in Deadpool 2 which is scheduled to be released nationwide on Thursday night, May 17. In the film, Negasonic Teenage Warhead (played by Brianna Hildebrand) meets a girlfriend in her fellow X-Men teammate, Yukio (Shioli Kutsuna). During the …

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Avengers Flick Breaks Global Box Office Record

CNN Money reports: Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” made an estimated $630 million at the worldwide box office for its opening weekend, according to Disney. That shatters the record for biggest worldwide opening held by Universal’s “The Fate of the Furious,” which made $541 million for its global opening last year. “Infinity War” also brought in an estimated $250 million …

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Black Panther Breaks $1 Billion At Box Office

Variety reports: Marvel’s “Black Panther” continues its record-breaking streak, passing the $1 billion mark at the global box office in just 26 days. The Ryan Coogler tentpole is the 33rd movie to gross $1 billion. It’s the 16th Disney film to reach this milestone, and the fifth Marvel film to do so — joining the ranks of “The Avengers,” “Avengers: …

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Black Panther Smashes Box Office Records

From the Hollywood Reporter: Black Panther is shattering records in its box-office debut, grossing $192 million for the three-day weekend and a projected $218 million for the four-day Presidents Day weekend. The film boasts one of the top openings of all time in North America, and the second-biggest launch for a superhero pic behind only fellow Marvel title The Avengers, …

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TRAILER: The Justice League

USA Today recaps: DC’s big-ticket supergroup unites in the Justice League trailer that debuted Saturday, though director Zack Snyder has been working on forming this heroic team for much longer. “The thing that’s awesome about these icons is that a lot of them we haven’t seen in the movies before on the big screen,” Snyder says of the newer superheroes …

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Power Rangers Reboot Features Gay Superhero [VIDEO]

The Hollywood Reporter has the scoop: Power Rangers is breaking down a barrier no superhero movie has before. The Lionsgate reboot of the ’90s children’s TV show is the first big-budget superhero movie to feature an LGBT protagonist. During Power Rangers‘ second act, there’s a scene in which the titular heroes learn that the Yellow Ranger Trini (Becky G) is …

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TRAILER: Wonder Woman

Via Entertainment Weekly: “I am Diana of Themyscira, daughter of Hippolyta. In the name of all that is good, your wrath upon this world is over,” Gal Gadot triumphantly declares in the latest Wonder Woman trailer, which she first shared on Twitter following her and costar Chris Pine’s appearance Saturday night on Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards. After promising on Friday …

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TRAILER: Spider-Man: Homecoming

Via Rolling Stone: In the first trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming, the web-slinging superhero makes his first appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The clip also gives a first look at the movie’s winged villain, Vulture, played by Michael Keaton. Homecoming brings Peter Parker back to high school. The early Spidey suit he wears features web wings, a design only seen …

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TRAILER: Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

Wired recaps: It’s been more than two years since Guardians of the Galaxy got moviegoers hooked on Marvel’s gang of wily space-explorers—and if the first full trailer for 2017’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is any indication, you can expect even Gamora action, adventure, and interstellar wise-assery the second time around. The trailer, which you can watch above, features …

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TRAILER: Wonder Woman

Four million views in one day. The Verge recaps: The latest trailer for Wonder Woman just landed, and here we see Diana (Gal Gadot) looking back on how ugly a world at war can be. Here, she sees men invade Themyscira, and feels the pull to help stop “the war to end all wars.” Unsurprisingly, she’s more than ready for …

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Justin Trudeau, Superhero

Via Mashable: Justin Trudeau can save us any day. The Canadian Prime Minister will be gracing the cover of Marvel’s upcoming Civil War II: Choosing Sides, issue #5, coming on August 31st. Oddly enough, he looks even better in ink form than in real life. A Marvel spokesperson told Mashable that Trudeau would also be a minor character in the …

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#LGBTSuperheroes [VIDEO]

Via press release: Why are LGBT Superheroes missing or desexualised in hollywood blockbusters? Iceman, Mystique, Catwoman and many other well known superheroes are written as LGBT in the comic books, only to then appear as straight when they hit the big screen. Launching in partnership with MCM Comic Con today and following #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend trending last week, this trailer gives fans …

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TRAILER: Doctor Strange

Aaand another comic book movie. The Verge recaps: The very first teaser trailer for Marvel’s Doctor Strange has arrived. Here we get a closer look at Benedict Cumberbatch in his role as Dr. Stephen Strange, the next Sorcerer Supreme. And already it’s a much darker and much, much weirder world than what we’ve already seen in the Marvel films. Doctor …

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TRAILER: Captain America: Civil War

18 million views overnight. The Week recaps: The latest trailer for Captain America: Civil War has finally been released – and there is a new face in town. Hailed as this summer’s Marvel superhero battle royale, the film pits Captain America against Iron Man, with the other Avengers forced to choose sides. The trailer reiterates much of what we already …

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