In a bold yet understandable move, Comixology announced today at Comic Con that they will be offering users the option of DRM-free backups to purchased comics, thus enabling readers to share, modify, and actually own their purchases in every sense of the word. Of course the DRM-free option is still a decision made by the publishers themselves, it's still a step in the right direction towards regaining what supporters they've lost earlier this year.
The trailer for the upcoming live-action show Halo: Nightfall comes to us from day one of Comic Con, a series which will tie into the upcoming title Halo 5: Guardians by introducing an upcoming character as well as his backstory for a unique, parallel development of the franchise. Ridley Scott will join as Executive Producer, with Mike Colter starring.
Tonight was Preview Night for San Diego Comic-Con, and a bunch of fun announcements were made. Rather than just run a series of dry articles about them Andrew and I decided to put some of the more exciting revelations under the scalpel of our combined commentary. Below he is AT, and I am ED. Agree, disagree? Let us know in the comments.
Just in time to get jaws wagging at Comic-Con, one of comic’s great writers has announced a collaboration with Walking Dead executive producer, Gale Anne Hurd, on an as yet unnamed television project. The deal was announced along with two other projects under Univeral Cable Productions. It will be Warren Ellis' first stab at a television property, and he seems quite excited about it.
ICYMI, digital comics are a thing, they grossed an insane $90 million in sales last year, and Marvel's latest promotion looks like an even greater push in the digital direction: you can get access to their staggering back catalogue of comics for a mere 99 cents. Yep, time to cancel your summer reading list.
This photoset will make you pine for a grittier, more realistic Episode VII; Cedric Delsaux's 'Dark Lens' series features ATAT walkers trawling across European villages, a blaster duel atop a sunset parking structure, and industrial buildings housing chained rancors with their stormtrooper keepers--the stills are both subtle (difficult to do with such ostentatious and well-known source material) and brilliantly composed to blur boundaries between fantasy and stark reality.
This week on the Super Circuitcast! Rami, S, and Matt talk about Dark Souls, Metal Gear Solid, and Hearthstone. Matt also attempts to talk about episodic gaming, but really, who cares? Everyone knows that we're all just here for the butt jokes, anyway.
Better keep your eyes on the number 11. At least, that's what the trailer for I Origins wants you to do. Although, honestly, eye have no idea what was going on. I suppose this movie doesn't look too bad, though, better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick. At least it's something to keep your eye on. Okay, I'm done, eye swear.
Such is the buzz regarding the deep-space comedy, in which the titular station's cramped and hormonal crew find their mission complicated considerably with the arrival of the new, female assistant captain, Veronica Cor- I mean, Jessica, as played by Liv Tyler. The genre spoof also stars Patrick Wilson as our mustachio'd, machismo buffoon, presumably with a love of scotch and a mahogany-scented, leatherbound hard drive stocked with the classics.
The 'phin' is a family of Thai folk instruments, sometimes double necked, frequently with a completely sick headstock carved into a dragon motif, frequently played with reverb and delay effects that frequently put American garage to shame. Excuse me while I throw my wallet in a lake before I try to buy one of these babies.
Los Angeles's Nicolas Cage Party proved that gods are indeed made, and that the internet is the breeding ground. Dozens of artists from the west coast and beyond paid tribute to the Rage Cagein stained glass, neon, spoken word, and every other medium imaginable--and some completely incomprehensible, leading me to believe a third eye necessary to witness all spectra of the transcended Cage. Click through for pics and a rundown of the one-night shrine to Hollywood's favored woman-punching, baby-snatching, plastic-fanged son!
Comic-Con features a staggering 11 acres or so of convention center floorspace, but any con-veteran knows that the real action happens off-site. Read on for a breakdown of the biggest off-site events this year including Borderlands laser-tag, Sleepy Hollow virtual reality, an HBO pop-up shop, and more.