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Friday, May 31, 2013

Fitness Women in Superhero Body Paint by J.M. Manion


J.M. Manion has long been a successful photographer covering the fitness and bodybuilding industry. He has photographed some of the strongest, well-defined physiques on the planet. He's also had a love of super-heroes and comic books. So much so that Manion began publishing his own comic book, Iron Siren Comics, featuring some of the fitness competitors he's covered as superheroes themselves. It's no wonder he sometimes incorporates superhero cosplay and body paint into photo shoots. Here are just some examples of his work:

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Glen Brogan Pop-Art Show at Gallery 1988 East


Artist Glen Brogan has made a ton of new fans this past week, as we've previewed new pieces from his upcoming debut solo show, that will OPEN TOMORROW NIGHT, Friday May 31st, from 7-10 PM at G1988 (East). You can see our friends at Slashfilm's feature on the show by CLICKING HERE.

Brogan has a signature style that combines nostalgia and vector for impressive limited, and affordable, edition giclee prints. This will be his largest body of work yet, and Glen will be in attendance for the reception tomorrow night.

Whatever pieces are still available following the reception, will be put online Saturday afternoon at gallery1988.com.



Thursday, May 23, 2013

'Arch Nemesis' Art Show Features Heroes and Villains in New L.A. Exhibit


The yin and yang of heroes and villains is explored at the new art exhibit at The Hero Complex Gallery in Los Angeles. The show, entitled Arch Nemesis, features art pieces depicting either the bad guys or the good guys in comic books, animation, film, and television. The exhibit opens May 24 through June 15. 

"Without evil there can be no good, so it must be good to be evil sometimes."

Arch Enemies opens from 6-10 p.m. May 24 at 2020 South Robertson Blvd., Studio D in Los Angeles. It’ll remain on display through June 15 on Wednesday through Saturdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Online sales (on May 25) and more information can be found at www.herocomplexgallery.com.   (Source: Slash Film)

Craig Church

Craig Drake

Dan Lazarow

Eric Dyer

Jakob Staermose

Mark Reihill

Mark Manev

Matt Tobin

Paul Ainsworth

Paul Shipper

Rey Taira

Rey Taira

T-bone Ajax

Tim Anderson

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Injustice: Gods Among Us - History of Batgirl

Great Overview of Batgirl Leading to Her Inclusion in the Injustice Game

Man of Steel - "Fate of Your Planet" Official Trailer

Final Trailer Features More Action, Zod's Threat, and More Action!

Monday, May 20, 2013

The Post-Punk / New Wave Super Friends by Butcher Billy

Brazilian Illustrator Re-imagines Rockers as Superheroes 







(Source: Behance.net)

Batman: Arkham Origins Official Debut Trailer


To be honest I'm not a gamer, I simply don't have the time, but if I was I would pre-order this one now. This trailer for "Batman: Arkham Origins" is intense and the graphics are spectacular. The trailer has an awesome fight between Batman and Deathstroke. I just wish the live-action movies could have this type of veracity in its action sequences. Anyway, gamer or not, please enjoy. 


Thursday, May 16, 2013

Young Wonder Woman Prequel Still in the Works at The CW


Shortly after the pilot debacle of David E. Kelley's version of Wonder Woman on NBC it was reported that the CW network was interested in making a 'Smallville'-esque take on the Amazonian princess appropriately titled, Amazon. Yet little was heard of it besides some rumors of a bad script but now Entertainment Weekly has reported from the network's upfront presentation that it's still being developed.

 “Oh God yes,” [CW Prez Mark] Pedowitz replied, when asked whether the project was still alive. “It’s being redeveloped. We don’t want to produce something” that doesn’t do the franchise justice.

He also mentioned that while the project had all the right elements it lacked proper "execution". It seems they are being careful and taking their time to get this show right. This bodes well for an eventual return to television since the 1970's with Lynda Carter. The new teenage drama and action show would go nicely with the CW's current huge superhero-based hit, Arrow

"Justice Families" Pairs Justice Leaguers with Kids by B Clan

    Heart-tugging Art of Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, etc., Walking with Super Kids
 








(Source: B Clan via Bleeding Cool)

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Wonder Woman Pin-Up by Ant Lucia

Rockin' Vintage Illustration of the Amazon Princess

Ant Lucia does incredible pin-up illustrations about pop-culture, sci-fi and superheroes. Check out the fantastic gallery, including some Star Wars inspired posters, at the following:

http://www.SpookshowPinups.com
http://www.AntLucia.com  

Monday, May 13, 2013

More 'Man of Steel' Posters and Trailers Released!

The Superman Marketing Blitz Has Begun

Another weekend has unleashed more marketing material for Zack Snyder's 'Man of Steel.' Two new posters with various trailers. There's the UK version, a National Guard promotional tie-in spot, and a new 30 second TV spot. All in anticipation of the June 14 release there's more footage of a battle scarred General Zod, a confrontation between Supes and the military, and more Russell Crowe dialogue. 

"You can save them. You can save all of them."


(Source: joblomovienetwork)

(Source: nationalguard)


(Source: batmanonfilm)


Friday, May 10, 2013

Tribute to Grant Morrison's Batman (Audio from Fatman on Batman #27)

Morrison Tells Kevin Smith About the Changes of Batman Over the Years 


"In this clip from Kevin Smith's "Fat Man on Batman" podcast, Grant Morrison breaks down his method of tackling Batman's vast comic book mythology. In selecting images to accompany their words, I tried to stay within the comics that were being directly referenced, or within continuity. Hope you dig it!" -  swank

Could Ms. Marvel Beat Wonder Woman to the Big Screen?

The Race for the First Comic Book Heroine Film Franchise Begins Now!

Wonder Woman - 'Bad Days' Animated Short from Stan Lee's World of Heroes

It's Hard Out There for an Amazonian Princess 



Monday, May 6, 2013

Man of Steel TV Spot #3




Published on May 6, 2013
http://www.joblo.com - "Man of Steel" - TV Spot #2

A child sent to Earth from a dying planet is adopted by a couple in rural Kansas. Posing as a journalist, he uses his extraordinary powers to protect his new home from an insidious evil.

Director: Zack Snyder

Writers: David S. Goyer (screenplay), David S. Goyer (story)

Stars: Henry Cavill, Russell Crowe and Amy Adams

Copyright @ Warner Bros.
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Thursday, May 2, 2013

LEGO Breaking Bad - The Video Game Parody

Fan Created Video Game Demo Begging to be Made


Surely the creators of LEGO's video game franchises can see how primed and ready 'Breaking Bad' is to get their treatment following the likes of Indiana Jones, Harry Potter and Star Wars. In case they have trouble imagining it Brian Anderson has created a four-and-a-half minute video game demo starring our favorite meth dealers. With all the trademark gameplay that LEGO is known for Breaking Bad would translate easily to a game but for a much more mature audience obviously. 

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