Assistant editor at ComicsAlliance and responsible for recurring features such as This Magazine Kills Fascists and Rogues' Gallery. He is also the co-host of the podcasts Journey Into Misery and Animal Crackers, as well as a contributor to various independent 'zines. John Cena is my patronus.
Get Hooked On Funko’s ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2′ Collection Of Collectibles
Marvel Studios's latest venture, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is only months away, and that means everyone's favorite ubiquitous collectible company Funko is ready to just go overload with its output once again. Whether it's key rings, blind bags or the reliable Funko Pop vinyl itself, there's something for all sorts of fans, so long as you're a fan of the Guardians of the Galaxy. We can't stress that last point enough.
Strange Visions: ComicsAlliance Reviews The 1978 Made-For-TV ‘Doctor Strange’ Movie
Doctor Strange is Marvel Studio's latest entry into its ever growing cinematic universe, and while Benedict Cumberbatch and Chiwetel Ejiofer fighting against the evil forces of Mads Mikkelsen is all well and good, can it really compare to 1978's made-for-TV Dr. Strange film?
Snailoween 2016: Highlights From Toronto’s Coolest And Nerdiest Halloween Party
While there's nothing wrong with buying a store brand Harley Quinn costume or Captain America onesie, there's something extra special about going all out for Halloween, assembling a costume from scratch and giving it your all for the spookiest night of the year. Every year, Toronto's Silver Snail comic store hosts a huge and nerdy Halloween bash featuring some of the best costumes and cosplay you'll see all year, and professional cosplay photographer Paul Hillier is always on hand to capture some of the coolest and most unique Halloween costumes you're likely to see!
Olly Moss’ ‘Harry Potter’ Prints Are Completely Magical
Designer and illustrator Olly Moss has made a name for himself as one of the most visually creative minds of the past decade, so it's no surprise that the newest editions of JK Rowling's Harry Potter series of books sport his gorgeous designs on the cover. While stunning in their own right, the final designs were just one of a number of concepts, and as a way to share his other ideas, Moss has made a series of seven officially licensed art prints available for sale on his website.
Nicole Perlman And Alex Hirsch In Talks To Write Live-Action ‘Pokemon’ Movie
The dream of a live-action Pokémon movie has been alive for the past twenty years of the franchise's existence, with fans around the world imagining the day they'll see an approximation of a real Charizard or Mewtwo on the screen. Talks have been ramping up about that possibility becoming an actual reality as of late, and it seems our dreams may come true with the news that Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain Marvel screenwriter Nicole Perlman may be working with Gravity Falls' Alex Hirsch on the upcoming adaptation.
All The Major Casting Announcements From San Diego Comic-Con [SDCC 2016]
San Diego Comic-Con always offers a wealth of announcements for upcoming Marvel and DC movies and television shows, and this year might be the biggest one yet. With more comic book adaptations than ever, and studios diving deeper into the publishers' rosters of heroes and villains, there's a lot to keep up with, so we've rounded up all the major superhero casting announcements from this year's show.
USPS Celebrates Wonder Woman’s 75th Anniversary With New Line Of Stamps [SDCC 2016]
Wonder Woman has been a lot of things to a lot of people over seventy five years. She's an Amazon, a TV star, a spy, a cartoon star, a warrior, a movie star and a bonafide God of War. To celebrate the 75th anniversary of one of comics' most iconic superheroes, the United States Postal Service has issued four Forever stamps chronicling the evolution of Diana of Themyscira from the Golden Age to the present day.
Titan Comics Partners With Hard Case Crime For New Noir Imprint
Titan Comics is not only putting out some of the best licensed comics of the moment right now; it's looking far and wide for licenses and partnerships to cater to every fan of every genre. From Assassin’s Creed to Doctor Who to Hammer Horror, Titan likely has at least a few genres and licenses that you’re interested in, and it has just revealed a major new partnership that will offer up a new line of comics. Titan is partnering with the iconic publisher Hard Case Crime to introduce a new line of noir and crime comics starting this year. The new line of comics under the Hard Case Crime banner includes work by the legendary director Walter Hill, celebrated crime authors Christa Faust and Gary Phillips, and a comic book adaptation of Max Allan Collins’ Quarry.
Fifteen Year Old Riri Williams Is Your New ‘Invincible Iron Man’
Last week, Marvel Comics released a look at its universe following Civil War II, and one notable absence was Tony Stark, although he was represented in some capacity on both sides of the teaser. On the left, Victor Von Doom held the Iron Man face plate, while on the right, new character Riri Williams stood front and center in her own suit of armor. While Marvel is being coy about Tony Stark's fate in the aftermath of the event, it was confirmed today that Riri Williams will take over as the lead character in Invincible Iron Man by Brian Michael Bendis and Stefano Caselli later this year.
Lin-Manuel Miranda And JJ Abrams Perform The Cantina Song From ‘Force Awakens’ [Video]
Hamilton, the musical about the rise and fall of founding father Alexander Hamilton, is a non-stop pop culture phenomenon. If you're in New York and find it's quiet uptown, it's because everyone wants to be in the room where it happens by scoring a ticket to the hottest show on Broadway. Since the show's debut, its composer and star Lin-Manuel Miranda has become a household name and a staple of late night talk shows, and has even performed songs from the show for President Barack Obama at the White House. Last year Miranda composed a piece for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, to be used in the cantina scene, and today he performed it live for fans waiting to see Hamilton, alongside his right hand man, Star Wars director JJ Abrams.