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5 Comics So Perfect We Hope They Never Get a Movie Adaptation

I’ve got a few comics that I hope never make it to the big screen—for reasons you might not expect.

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The Sandman Movie Just Lost Another Writer, Who Thinks It’d Make a Better TV Show. But Would It?

Screenwriter Eric Heisserer isn't the first screenwriter to leave the movie adaptation of the Sandman graphic novel series. He may not be the last, either, assuming this project continues at all.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Leaves Sandman Project Over Creative Differences

The actor announced the news on his Facebook page yesterday.

The film adaptation of Neil Gaiman's The Sandman, which has been in the making for at least two years already, is now down a director and star in Joseph Gordon-Levitt--who announced via his Facebook page that he would be departing from the project.

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A Very Cranky Dr. Strange Round-Up: Tilda Swinton’s In; Rachel McAdams Rumored

Harrumph.

I have a bad case of Cumberbatch Fatigue. It's due in part to his inexplicable omnipresence in all my favorite genre fiction, but mostly to his unimpressive turn as a white-washed Khan in Star Trek: Into Darkness. I'm not here to squeal with fannish excitement about his upcoming starring role in Dr. Strange. I'm here to grumpy-cat my way through the news about his equally clueless cast-mates.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Why Sandman Is a Movie, Guillermo del Toro Rumored to Be off Justice League Dark

If you were holding out hope for Guillermo del Toro to work with DC Comics superheroes, I've got some bad news for you. But Joseph Gordon-Levitt is here to make you feel better by describing an "absolutely mind-blowingly awesome" Sandman movie.

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Things We Saw Today: Southern Bastards #10 Variant Cover Destroys the Confederate Flag

"Death to the Flag, Long Live the South."

The cover also reads, "Death to the Flag, Long Live the South."

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College Student Calls For “Eradication” of Graphic Novels From English Course

Tara Schultz, a college student in Southern California, is protesting the graphic novels she was asked to read for her English 250 class at Crafton Hills College, calling the novels "pornography" and "garbage."

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Neil Gaiman Responds to One Million Moms’ “Cancel Lucifer” Petition

One Million Moms is at it again, petitioning Fox to drop their plans to produce Lucifer, a show based on the character from Neil Gaiman's Sandman.

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Lucifer To Get His Own TV Show On Fox

The Sandman Lucifer, not The Wicked + The Divine Lucifer. Yeah, I know.

It looks like Fox is going to continue exploring the comic book world, because they just ordered Lucifer to be adapted into a TV series.

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Fox Picks Up DC Comics’ Lucifer For Pilot While NBC Continues to Waffle on Constantine

Yup, another DC Comics property is getting the pilot treatment.

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Pull it Together: 2014’s 10 Entirely Subjective Best Moments in Comics

I said "entirely subjective," so now I don't want to hear any "what about—"s in the comments!

Welcome to a special New Years edition of Pull It Together, where I will almost not even be telling you what comics come out this week.

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Gaiman Tells Fans to Slow Their Roll Over Hiddleston Sandman Joke; First Good Omens Previews Arrive!

Bit of a mixed bag, that.

Neil Gaiman, destroyer of dreams, wants to set the record straight for any fans out there who thought his praise of Hiddleston's cheekbones meant the British actor was definitively cast to play Morpheus in the film adaptation of The Sandman.

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Now That Cumberbatch is Doctor Strange, Neil Gaiman Puts Forth Tom Hiddleston to Play Sandman’s Morpheus

You should know, there is a significant lack of Tom Hiddleston/Morpheus fan art out there. Get to work, nerds!

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Visual Representation: Trans Characters In Comics

When there was a changing of the creative team in Batgirl earlier this year, many readers asked, “What will happen to Alysia?” Batgirl's roommate, created by Gail Simone, made headlines across the internet when she confided to her Bat-roomie that she was trans. Discussions sparked around how the depiction of Alysia would represent trans people: Would Alysia become a trope and fall victim to the ways that trans women have been previously characterized in media?

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Five Vertigo Comics Begging to Hit the Small Screen

DC Comics is making a full-steam-ahead effort of translating several of its Vertigo comic book series to the small and big screen. Let's look at other Vertigo properties that are begging to be given the live-action touch for television.

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Felicity Goes Goth In New Arrow Promo Shot, Causes Speculation She May Be Another Comic Character

God gave men brains larger than dogs so they wouldn't hump women's legs at cocktail parties.

The official Arrow twitter account posted this teaser image of this week's episode "The Secret Origin of Felicity Smoak." Look familiar?

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Neil Gaiman Assures Fans Warner Bros. Recent Comic Movie Announcements Do Not Negate A Sandman Film

Phew!

Hey, I get to use my favorite Sandman top pic!

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Closet Cosplay Tips and Suggestions for Everyone Who Left Their NYCC Outfit to the Last Minute

New York Comic Con kicks off this Thursday, and in theory if you've decided to cosplay then you have your costume mostly done by this point. But you and I, fellow procrastinators, know better. Sometimes you want to go as something, but you have neither the money nor the time to rig up a steampunk Harley Quinn outfit or some genderswapped Monterey Jack from Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers duds. Enter closet cosplay: The last vestige of the casual, lazy, cheap, and/or pressed-for-time cosplayer.

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Fox Is Making A TV Show Based On Neil Gaiman’s Lucifer

That is a lot of derivations.

Looks like Fox is ready to give NBC's Constantine a run for its Judeochristian demon-snagging, DC Comics-inspired money. But instead of a Billy Idol lookalike demon hunter, they're going for a David Bowie lookalike demon king. Err, demon piano bar owner. Whichever he feels like, man.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Gives Updates On The Sandman Movie, Says He’s Working On The Script With Neil Gaiman

Preparing for a 20*mumblemumble* release.

Yup, still happening.

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