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Thursday, April 30, 2015

'iZombie' Star Rose McIver Talked Zombie Make-up and Accents on 'Conan'

The lovely and talented star of CW's hit zombie series iZombie, Rose McIver, sat down with Conan O'Brien last night on 'Conan.' McIver discussed her dislike of her New Zealand accent and traded zombie make-up stories with O'Brien. Check out the videos below:

'Wonder Woman of the Day': Jessie-TR

Photography by  Click Art Teacao
Our latest Wonder Woman of the Day cosplayer is the very talented Jessie TR (known as Jessica Moreno to mere mortals) for a great photo shoot in her hand-made Wonder Woman costume. Like a lot of fans, Wonder Woman was a source of inspiration for her strength and nobility as a powerful Amazon princess for Jessie.The creative Brazilian talent imported material to complete her vision using aspects of different iterations of Diana of Themyscira. The result is a regal and elegant warrior interpretation with sword and shield at the ready. Check out the beautiful images below:

'Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron' Art Showcase Artwork Now Available!

HERO COMPLEX GALLERY experienced a crush of fans for their BIGGEST SHOW EVER, as they proudly teamed with MARVEL STUDIOS and NEARLY 100 ARTISTS to celebrate the upcoming release of 'MARVEL'S AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON,' hitting theaters this Friday on May 1st.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Flash Review and Recap (S1E20): 'The Trap'

With four episodes left in its glorious first season, The Flash is picking up momentum as the revelations start coming fast and loose. The show picks up where it left off last week with Barry, Cisco and Caitlyn in the "time vault" reading the future headlines. The disappearance of Flash during the crisis, the brighter suit, the byline of an Iris West-Allen and the reveal of the A.I. operating system, Gideon, that it was built by future Barry all take place before the opening credits. And just like that, 'The Trap' is off and running. 

COMIC BOOK DAY: Notable New Releases 4/29/15

new comics 4/29/15 by Slidely Slideshow

This week is a buffet line of awesomeness. Literally too many great titles out today to mention. Every publisher is putting out their best stuff this week. Do yourself a favor and pick up an indie while you buy the latest Convergence title or Secret War tie-in. Check out this week's notable new releases.

'Arrow' Preview: Ollie is After Nyssa While Team Arrow Moves On Without Him

Team Arrow mourns the loss of Oliver to the League of Assasins and must come to terms with moving on without him. Meanwhile, new "dark" Ollie has his sights set on Nyssa but she's about to get some unexpected backup. Check out a new clip plus a behind-the-scenes featurette with executive producer Marc Guggenheim. 

PICK OF THE WEEK: 'Goners Vol. 1: We All Fall Down' by Jacob Semahn and Jorge Corona

Available April 29, 2015
In a world where the mortal co-exists with the mythic, a single family through the ages stands as the first line of defense against all that go bump in the night. They are the Family Latimer...and this is the end of their story. Collects GONERS #1-6

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Final Trailer for 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Puts Charlize in the Action

Warner Bros. Pictures released the final trailer for George Miller’s high-octane fourth entry in the Mad Max series, Mad Max: Fury Road! Check it out below, courtesy of iTunes Movie Trailers!

Prepare for 'Agents of SHIELD' with These New Clips

The band's back together again as coulson (Clark Gregg) rounds up the gang - Melinda May (Ming-Na Wen), Fitz (Iain de Caestecker), Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge) and even Ward -(Brett Dalton) to try and take down Hydra. Skye will also return too as Marvel promises 'it's all connected' to 'Avengers: Age of Ultron.' Check out the previews below:

PREVIEW: 'Hit: 1957' #2 by Bryce Carlson and Vanesa R. Del Rey

Available April 29, 2015
Tensions are building in the new Hit Squad as Sticky deals with the consequences of his actions and his relationship with Slater continues to fray. Meanwhile, Bonnie finds herself falling for the same old trap as she begins to enjoy her time in Las Vegas with her captor, Vincent.

REVIEW: 'King: Jungle Jim' #3 by Paul Tobin and Sandy Jarrell

Available April 29, 2015
Jungle Jim #3 by Paul Tobin and Sandy Jarrell continues to be one of Dynamite's best titles and one of the most entertaining comics period. Our funny and acerbic hero can summon deadly spiders to attack the enemy while finishing a fifth of whiskey. He can transform into a giant gorilla when needed and console a worried friend all in the same afternoon. Ming might rule the galaxy, but Jim is the king of the jungle on Arboria. 

Monday, April 27, 2015

PREVIEW: 'Pisces' #1 by Kurtis J. Wiebe and Johnnie Christmas

Available April 29, 2015
Former fighter pilot Dillon Carpenter found everything he wanted when he returned from the Vietnam War. A loving partner, a dream career training with NASA to travel through space, and soon, he will learn, a prime candidacy for a secret mission, one that will forever change the world: First Contact. But as Dillon prepares, his war trauma returns and he's haunted by dark visions of his future. There is but one constant; the voice whispering from the stars.
A sci-fi psychological body horror series from the writer of RAT QUEENS and the artist of SHELTERED.

PREVIEW: 'Burning Fields' #4 by Michael Moreci, Tim Daniel, and Colin Lorimer

Available April 29, 2015
Dana and Aban chase down leads through a series of tunnels far from any military base, unaware that Decker and the PMCs are headed the same way, ready for a showdown. But the real threat is something far more sinister than any of them could have imagined.

'The Flash' Final Four Episodes Look Freaking Fantastic (Video)

"The real endgame is almost here." How much awesomeness can you pack into a 45-second promo? You're about to find out. The final four episodes of The Flash begin this Tuesday!

Hold on to your butts, the final four episodes of The Flash season one appears to go out in a blaze of glory as a showdown against the Reverse Flash looms large. It will bring Firestorm, Dark Arrow(?) and Captain Cold(?) together to help bring down Eobard Thawne.

PREVIEW: 'Red One' #2 by Xavier Dorison, Terry & Rachel Dodson

Available April 29, 2015
The U.S.S.R.’s top agent, Vera Yelnikov, is working undercover in 1977 Los Angeles as Alabama Jones, a.k.a. RED ONE, America’s greatest hero! Red One takes on her fiercest foe yet, the fascist serial killer THE CARPENTER, in a funky superhero romp by TERRY & RACHEL DODSON (Uncanny X-Men, Wonder Woman, Spider- Man, Harley Quinn) and XAVIER DORISON (Long John Silver, The Third Testament).

PREVIEW: 'Sonic Boom' #7 by Ian Flynn, Ryan Jampole, Jennifer Hernandez, et al

A multi-part story? In MY Sonic Boom comic?? You got that right! It's wacky-racin' adventure in "Everybody’s Super Sonic Racing" Part Two: Dr. Eggman’s fun and “friendly” go-kart challenge has turned deadly!  But, really, who didn’t see that “twist” coming?  Can Sonic salvage the race and prove to the bad doctor he can win fair and square?  More importantly—can Sonic survive long enough to return to the race course?! Discover the fate of life, limb and ego in this super-fast story with cover art from Sonic comic fav Jamal Peppers, and an all-new "insubordination" variant cover from painter Erik Ly! …And BOOM goes the dynamite!

Vikings Review (S3E10): 'The Dead' Season Finale

Season three of Vikings is in the books and it’s probably the most problematic season thus far. Perhaps, it’s a victim of our own expectations and projected ideals of what a conquering group of Norsemen should be. Or it’s what we’ve been led to believe about these warriors from the sometimes scattered mind of creator Michael Hirst. I mean, we want Ragnar and company to triumph against all odds and bring stodgy, entitled royalty to their knees but it seems Hirst is beginning to underestimate the intelligence of his audience. From putting his most dynamic characters in the background to languishing storylines of the royals, season three was a mixed bag that treaded too often into the mundane and robbed us of the Vikings we wanted to see more of.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

SPECIAL PREVIEW: 'Lady Killer' #5 by Joelle Jones and Jamie S. Rich

Available May 13, 2015
Josie closes in on the truth behind who really wants to end her life as a cheerful housewife, mother, and ruthlessly skilled assassin! Who is really behind the hit? And are they closer to home than she’d like?

Saturday, April 25, 2015

PREVIEW: 'Raven: The Pirate Princess' from 'Princeless' Creator Jeremy Whitley

Available July 29, 2015
Action Labs announced that Jeremy Whitley's Princeless series is spawning a spin-off, Raven: The Pirate Princess. Along with artist Rosy Higgins, the new on-going series will follow Raven on her own adventure trying to get revenge on her brothers. The same Eisner-nominated duo will launch the series in late July. Download the 8-page preview now thanks to Talking Comics' exclusive and see the variant covers below.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Wait Until You Get A Load Of Jared Leto as 'Suicide Squad's Joker

On the 75th anniversary of Batman's most famous nemesis, The Joker, Suicide Squad director David Ayer shared a photo of Jared Leto as the Clown Prince of Crime. It's the first look of Leto in make-up in what will presumably be his interpretation of the legendary comic book psychopath. 

Frank Miller is Back to Finish Dark Knight Returns Trilogy with 'The Master Race'

DC Entertainment announced today that bestselling, iconic Batman writer and artist Frank Miller will write the epic conclusion of the celebrated THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS saga.

Brand New 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' TV Trailer and Black Widow/Scarlet Witch Featurette

Another day, another trailer release from Marvel for Avengers: Age of Ultron. If you're not sure what this movie is about or whether or not you're going to see it you may never know. I feel like I've seen the movie with the number of previews, TV spots, full trailers, clips that have been released.

"COME OUT AND PLAY" Art Exhibit Opens Tonight at Gallery 1988

Join Gallery1988 for the opening reception of "Come Out and Play," a small group show featuring three of G1988's most impressive emerging artists. All 3 participants have been wow'ing buyers as part of their large group shows for the past few years, and now, featured in their first more focused exhibit, have stepped it up to create beautiful large collections of their work. 

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Meet the Heroes of Marvel's Upcoming 'A-Force'

Next month, as Secret Wars unfolds, Marvel will unveil A-FORCE, written by G. Willow Wilson and Marguerite K. Bennett with art by Jorge Molina. A-FORCE will feature the greatest female heroes in Marvel history working together toward one mission. All the characters may be a bit overwhelming, so we’ve developed a background primer of the classic incarnations of some the most notable players to help you out…

LEGO 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Trailer Re-Creation is Spot-On

As soon as a popular trailer hits the internet you can bet there'll be a LEGO version not too far behind. In this case, the same is true for this incredibly accurate re-creation of the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer. Thanks to the meticulous work of the Brotherhood Workshop this LEGO stop-motion parody is one of the best we've seen. Check it out and the side-by-side comparison to the real one. 

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The Flash Review (S1E19): 'Who is Harrison Wells?'

'Who is Harrison Wells?' is the title of episode nineteen and for viewers that question is easy to answer. Not so much for our beloved characters of The Flash. Joe and Cisco continue their investigation and it leads to another crossover in Starling City with Captain Lance. Caitlin isn't so convinced of her mentor's guilt, but Barry is determined to prove it. Meanwhile, there's a shape-shifter  running around Central City. It's a great set-up episode with a killer cliffhanger.

Stream Season One of 'Constantine' Starting This Friday

Beginning Friday, April 24, you'll be able to stream Constantine season one for a limited time at The supernatural drama ended its run after 13 episodes and renewal is still up in the air. Hopefully, this will allow fans to rewatch the series and bring in new ones. There's no guarantee that binge-watching the stream will help the show's chances, but it couldn't hurt. Tell a friend and #SaveConstantine!

'DC Super Hero Girls' Initiative Brings New Products from DC Comics, Mattel and Warner Bros

In a move most fans consider long overdue, DC Comics announced Wednesday that it is teaming with Mattel, Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Bros. Consumer Products to release a whole new line of products and media aimed at girls aged 6 to 12.

2015 Eisner Award Nominees Announced with Indies Leading the Way

'The Private Eye' by Brian K. Vaughan and Marcos Martin (Panel Syndicate)
The nominees for the 2015 Eisner Awards have been released with mostly perennial talent but also some popular newcomers. Along with the usual nominees like Saga, Hawkeye, Southen Bastards, Jason Aaron, Kelly Sue McConnick, Brian K. Vaughan, Alex Ross, Fiona Staples there were some new names. Babs Tarr, G. Willow Wilson, Ms. Marvel, Lumberjanes, Bandette were also honored. Check out the entire list of nominees below. The awards will be presented Friday, July 10 at Comic-Con International.

REVIEW: 'Postal' #3 by Matt Hawkins, Bryan Edward Hill and Isaac Goodhart

I’ve been comparing Postal to a more malevolent Twin Peaks and it’s hard not to in a town of dubious characters trying to hide from shady pasts. In the middle of it all is Mark, whose Asperger’s syndrome has been an asset in separating the truth from the BS, and he’s about to uncover more than he bargained for. In comics, issue three’s can be pretty significant turning points. Sometimes the story arc can crash and burn with a false move but that’s not the case with Postal #3. Instead, Postal #3 just provided some incredible reveals and a twist that will knock your socks off.

COMIC BOOK DAY: Notable New Releases 4/22/15

NEW COMICS 4/22/15 by Slidely Slideshow

This week in comics brings only a few debuts and a lot of great on-going series. Chip Zdarsky brings his irreverent style to Kaptara #1 with artist Kagan McLeod, Pierrick Colinet and Elsa Charretier premiere with The Infinite Loop #1, and Chris Lewis and Bruno Oliveira drop Drones #1 from IDW. In trade paperbacks, some involving stories are out with Chastity, Vol.1: Life/Death, Criminal Vol.4: Bad Night, and Criminal Macabre: The Third Child.It's that just the beginning. 

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Netflix's 'Daredevil' Earns a Season Two with New Showrunners

After all the critical acclaim from critics and fans alike, it should come to no surprise that Netflix has decided to give Daredevil a second season. It will continue without showrunner Steven DeKnight but bring in Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez to executive produce along with Drew Goddard and Jeph Loeb.

REVIEW: 'The Black Hood' #3 by Duane Swierczynski and Michael Gaydos

The Black Hood has already set the stage for gritty, dark themed crime stories so finding comparisons to the smash Netflix series, Daredevil, wouldn't be a stretch but Greg Hettinger is a little more tortured than even Matt Murdock. In issue three though, this man in the mask is shaking things up while finding his soul again. 

Batman and Superman Discuss That Awesome Trailer at the 'Super Cafe'

Superman can't stop talking about that awesome trailer. He's so psyched he keeps going on and on to Batman as they sit at their regular spot, the Super Cafe. The makers of 'How It Should Have Ended' bring you another amusing installment of Super Cafe as two of the greatest heroes debate why or why not they should fight each other. Also, that awesome trailer is not the one you think. Enjoy!

Image Comics Invades C2E2 with Exclusive Variants, Panels and Talent Signings

The premiere independent comic book publisher, Image Comics, will be in full-force this Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26 at the 2015 Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo. Check out the entire schedule featuring creator-owner panels, con exclusive variants and signings from their star-studded line-up of writers and artists. 

iZombie Preview and Inside Look at Tonight's 'Virtual Reality Bites'

Liv (Rose McIver), Clive (Malcolm Goodwin) and Ravi (Rahul Kohli) work together to investigate the murder of a computer-hacker. Liv inherits intense agoraphobia after consuming his brains along with mad skills at computer gaming. This delights Ravi, who urges her to play and offers to help her from inside the game, as they continue to search for the killer. Meanwhile, Blaine (David Anders) becomes acquainted with someone close to Liv. Robert Buckley also stars.

PREVIEW: 'Brides of Helheim' #5 by Cullen Bunn and Joelle Jones

Available April 22, 2015

The battle between Sigrid and Rikard has ended in the most unexpected of ways. Now, the hunt for Raevil must begin, before the warlock unleashes a wave of terror that will make the Witch War look like a pleasant day in Valhalla!

Monday, April 20, 2015

'Batman V Superman' IMAX Screening Details and New Batman Image Released

Fans lined up at theaters across the country to watch the recently released trailer for Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice in IMAX. As a thank you, director Zack Snyder released another image of the Batman suit from within the Batcave on his twitter feed.

Remaining WonderCon 2015 Artwork Now Available from Hero Complex Gallery


If you couldn't make it out to WonderCon this year or maybe you did and still yearn for an exclusive piece of fantastic pop art then now's your chance to pick up one of the remaining works from the Hero Complex Gallery. 

PREVIEW: 'Convergence: Wonder Woman' #1 by Larry Hama and Joshua Middleton

Available April 22, 2015
“STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! Diana Prince is in the grip of a Domesday cult when Steve Trevor leaps into the fray! But can he save Etta Candy from vampires of Red Rain?”

Take a Look at the New Batmobile and Costumes from 'Batman V Superman'

Credit: Erik Davis
Amid all the hoopla surrounding the trailer release, the IMAX event, and the poster reveals of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice comes the first close look at the new Batmobile and a closer look at the costumes. 

PREVIEW: 'The Archies: Assembled' (DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE) by Various

Available April 24, 2015
Riverdale’s mightiest heroes gather in the most Spectacular fashion! Archie, Chuck, Betty and Veronica are powering up and getting ready to save the day! Can they use their Uncanny abilities to stop the forces of evil—or at least the forces of general teen inconveniences? Check out this Amazing digital-only collection of super stories and find out! Excelsior!

PREVIEW: 'Betty and Veronica: Jumbo comics Digest' #233 by Dan Parent, Frank Doyle, Various

Available April 22, 2015
A special collector’s edition featuring The Best of Archie starring Betty and Veronica! This jumbo issue is chock-full of the best stories ever told! All from the pages of the best-selling series THE BEST OF ARCHIE COMICS! This collection also includes story introductions by celebrity fans, top writers, awesome artists and other insights into some of the hilarious and most popular tales from Archie Comics’ 75-year history!

PREVIEW: 'The Black Hood' #3 by Swierczynski, Gaydos, Deering,Fitzpatrick

Availble April 22, 2015

“The Bullet’s Kiss, Part 3” The Black Hood is supposed to be dead. Shot, de-masked, autopsied, buried. So who’s running around town in a ratty black hood, declaring war on the underworld? The City of Philadelphia is electrified by the fleeting glimpses they see on social media—but both the cops and the drug gangs want him stopped at all costs. However, the new Black Hood may not have to be stopped. He’s coming unglued all on his own…

PREVIEW: 'King: Flash Gordon' #3 by Ben Acker, Ben Blacker and Lee Ferguson

Available April 22, 2015
Subaquatic rescue! On the watery planet Coralia, Flash, Dale and Zarkov don Lung Machines to take on the deadly Octotusk and dine with the even deadlier Queen Darya! Will Team Flash be chewed alive, or live long enough to face the approaching forces of the Merciless Ming!?

Marvel's 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Art Showcase Presented by Hero Complex Gallery

Hero Complex Gallery have announced the biggest pop-culture art event of the year to celebrate the biggest movie of the year! Landing in Los Angeles on Friday, April 24, from 7-10 PM PT, exclusive artwork from nearly 100 artists, including originals, sculptures, mega-metals, and more, all inspired by Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” just one week prior to the film’s U.S. debut on May 1. Purchase tickets now to see the film!

PREVIEW: 'Chastity Vol. 1: Life/Death' by Marc Andreyko and Dave Acosta

Available April 22, 2015

Chastity, the classic Chaos! Comics character, returns... reimagined and ready for blood! After a career-ending injury shatters her Olympic dreams, seventeen year-old Chastity Marks finds an escape in Alyce Stonecliff's popular series of vampire novels.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Zack Snyder Reveals Two 'Batman v Superman' IMAX Posters

As promised, Zack Snyder will be giving fans who attend the special IMAX screening of the already released Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer a chance to get their hands on these posters. The director went to twitter as he's known to do, to tease the "swag" he mentioned in a tweet soon after the official teaser was released. 

Fabulous Full Length 'Fantastic Four' Trailer Flames On

This full-length trailer for Josh Trank's Fantastic Four has given skeptics like us a reason for optimism. The trailer offers more context and footage that should excite fans of Marvel's first family. 

Saturday, April 18, 2015

The LEGO Version of 'Batman v Superman' Trailer is Here

Credit: Kotaku
It was only a matter of time. You knew it was going to happen and here it is - 'LEGO Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer.' FinalFeature worked quickly to get it made and the result is virtually frame-by-frame of the original. Although, because it's darkly lit, it has more in common with the leaked version than the recent official trailer released by Zack Snyder and Warner Bros. Check it out:

Vikings Review (S3E9): 'Breaking Point'

If at first you don't succeed you send some stealthy female Viking ninjas to infiltrate the enemy and open the gates. Lagertha and her shieldmaidens covertly scale the wall and navigate the shadows to take down Parisian guards in the clever and exciting opening sequence. It's progress as Ragnar and his troops continue their seige on Paris with both sides taking a heavy toll. No one's taking it harder than Ragnar who's forced to make some vital decisions while nursing some life-threatening injuries. 

REVIEW: 'Chrononauts' #2 by Mark Millar and Sean Murphy

The tonal shift in Chrononauts #2 by Mark Millar and Sean Murphy will either have you on board for the long haul or looking for the exit. In Millar fashion, things get outlandish and while it's fun and even exhilarating, logic has been lost in time. 



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