Luke Cage, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist will get their own 13-episode series
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Tuesday 12 January 2010
He can spin a web, any size, and catches thieves just like flies. But the arsenal of secret powers celebrated by Spider-Man’s famous theme tune is next-to-useless when it comes to negotiating the choppy waters of Hollywood studio politics.
Friday 23 October 2009
Trilogies which extend to six volumes – not to mention continuations of deceased authors' profitable franchises by other hands – are a phenomenon endemic to the sort of rubbishy science fiction/fantasy Douglas Adams set out to skewer mercilessly when he began The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy as a radio serial in 1978. Yet, after numerous mutations from the first (and, frankly, best) iteration of the story, here is just such a shameless beast.
Friday 25 September 2009
Wednesday 02 September 2009
Tuesday 01 September 2009
Thursday 23 July 2009
The director of the Spider-Man film franchise is set to transform World of Warcraft into a movie.
Friday 19 June 2009
In March 1941, a whole nine months prior to Pearl Harbor, Marvel (then known as Timely) Comics' newest superhero appeared on the cover of his first issue, socking Adolf Hitler on the jaw. A prophetic call to arms, Captain America was the creation of writer Joe Simon and artist Jack Kirby, two young men whose work would change comics forever.
Monday 01 June 2009
Friday 22 May 2009
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Thursday 21 May 2009
The British actress Lucy Gordon, who appeared in "Spider-Man 3", was found dead in her Paris apartment after apparently committing suicide, French police said today. She was 28.
Wednesday 29 April 2009
Wednesday 08 April 2009
Sunday 07 December 2008
Saturday 15 November 2008
Sunday 17 August 2008
This has been a bumper year for silver-screen superheroics. From Iron Man to The Dark Knight, Hancock to Hulk, Hollywood has been pouring money into tales of comic-book derring-do, and audiences have been lapping them up (the Batman epic alone took over $400m in its first three weeks in the US).
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