While rumors have been swirling saying that Fox and Disney will be working on a deal, that doesn't stop the X-Men franchise from moving forward with its next film X-Men: Dark Phoenix. Entertainment Weekly released this firey cover and some exclusive first looks at the latest attempt to adapt the classic Chris Claremont story.
Con't hardly wait!
Taking place over June 6th-7th at Pier 94 in New York City, Special Edition: NYC is a great way to interact with your favorite creators and meet other fans and industry members in a uniquely intimate convention environment.
Special Edition: NYC is all about allowing fans and creators to interact in a different way than they might at a larger event like New York Comic Con, and in that spirit ReedPOP has tapped some beloved artists to create the badges for this year's show.
We've got issues. LOTS of issues.
Pull It Together is our weekly post of a bunch of comics that are coming out on Wednesday that we think you should be aware of. This week is EXTRA LARGE due to all the EXTRA books coming out, including some great titles for new readers!
Agent of S.T.Y.L.E. - Nightcrawler
Almost since I learned what an X-Men was, my favorite mutant hero has been Kurt Wagner (pronounced "Vaug-nerr") aka Nightcrawler. A devout Catholic swordsman who looks like a demon and buckles swashes with the best of them, Kurt won me over with his affable nature, his flamboyant humor an
The Mary Sue Exclusive
Rogue. Shadowcat. Mystique. Emma Frost. If you're thinking of a an iconic female character from the X-Men (or just a certain ragin' Cajun), chances are, you're thinking of a Chris Claremont
character. Claremont, whose legendary run on the X-books spanned over 16 years (from approximately 1975-1991) and many of our childhoods, is also responsible for many of the series' famous -- and now, movie adaptable -- story arcs, including "Days of Future Past,"and "The Dark Phoneix Saga." He's the man responsible for turning Wolverine into the fan favorite that he is, and for bringing the X-Men back to life after their initial near-commercial-death in the 1960s. Now, Claremont's the subject of a new documentary, Comics in Focus: Chris Claremont's X-Men
, from the same team that brought us Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods
, and Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts
. No strangers to the subject of women in comics, they're also the ones currently in production on She Makes Comics
, a new doc that will focus on exactly what it says on the tin, women who make comics, both in independent circles and in the larger industry.
We took a few moments of director and editor Patrick Meaney
's time to talk about the importance of female characters to Claremont, what makes his run on X-Men
so memorable, and how that decade and a half shaped the way we still look at comics from the Big Two today.
has been doing the rounds for his upcoming Black Swan
, but once one commits to directing the next installment in a major superhero franchise, it's hard to escape.
Which is why we now know a few new and interesting things about the next Wolverine movie.