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Thursday, December 21, 2006

Goodnight, Hardin "Jack" Burnley

According to http://blog.newsarama.com/2006/12/21/golden-age-artist-jack-burnley-passes-away/, Hardin "Jack" Burnley passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2007 at the age of 95. He was the co-creator of the Golden Age Starman.

Goodnight Hardin Burnley
Goodnight, Hardin "Jack" Burnley

Monday, December 18, 2006

Goodnight, Joe Barbera

Yogi Bear's co-creator, Joe Barbera, died today at the age of 95 according to Yahoo News. His partner, William Hanna, died in 2001. Other Hanna-Barbera creations include The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Scooby Doo and Huckleberry Hound.

Yogi Bear creator Joe Barbera dies at 95
Yogi Bear creator Joe Barbera dies at 95

Saturday, December 16, 2006

Archie And Gang Receives New Look

From Newsarama's Archie & Riverdale Get A New Look:

While I prefer the classic look, at least Archie and the gang are not going manga like Sabrina. The new art is supposed to make the characters more realistic. I hope that Jughead does not loose his hat or gain weight from eating all those hamburgers (realistically, he should be the size of Moose). I also hope that realistic stories like drug use and pregnant teens do not become part of the new look. Archie comics still make me laugh now as much as they did when I was kid reading them over thirty years ago.

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Sam Raimi's Pulp Project

I really hope that the rumors of Sam Raimi's Pulp Project is true. I would love to see Doc Savage teaming up The Shadow and The Avenger. I also would love to see other pulp characters from Street and Smith Publications join them such as The Whisperer, Nick Carter and The Wizard.

Goodnight, Martin Nodell

Martin Nodell, the creator of the Golden Age Green Lantern, died on Saturday, December 9, 2006 at the age of 91. I always loved the character's costume.


Goodnight, Martin Nodell
Goodnight, Martin Nodell

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

HBO Developing Preacher

Vertigo's Preacher is being developed as an one hour television series on HBO according to various sources. The comic book series ran from 1995 to 2000 and created by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillion. The series was about a down and out Texas preacher possesessed by a being conceived between an angel and a demon known as Genesis.

Mark Steven Johnson is writing the plot for Preacher and Howard Deutch is planning to direct. Johnson is known for his work on the Daredevil and Ghost Rider movies.

HBO is developing Preacher as a tv series
HBO is developing Preacher as a tv series

Sources:
Comics2Film: HBO hears word, brings 'Preacher' to small screen

Comics Continuum: Mark Steven Johnson Talks HBO's Preacher

Newsarama: Preacher Comes To HBO

Thursday, October 19, 2006

Bucky O'Hare Film

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Neal Adams has launched Buzzworthy, a production company to focus on his film projects. He wants to direct and produce Bucky O'Hare as a CGI animated film.

I am hoping that future film projects will include Ms. Mystic, Samuree and Valeria the SheBat, which are my three favorite characters from Continuity Comics.

Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Friday, September 29, 2006

Robert Downey Jr. Set To Be Iron Man

According to Variety, Robert Downey Jr. has been cast as Tony Stark in Iron Man. The released date is expected to be May 2008.

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Vampirella Halloween Special 2006

The following is the cover for Vampirella Halloween Special 2006 from Harris Comics that will be out in October:

Vampirella Halloween Special 2006

Thursday, September 14, 2006

Marvel Announces Live Action Avengers Movie

Hollywood Reporter has an article about Marvel announcing a live action Avengers movie. Here is the line-up that I would like to see:

Hawkeye
Mockingbird
Vision
Scarlet Witch
Quicksilver
Wonder Man
Wasp
Giant Man

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Green Arrow Hits Smallville

Thanks to KryptonSite for the following news and picture. The sixth season of Smallville will start September 28 and Justin Hartley will start playing Oliver (Green Arrow) Queen for seven episodes starting October 5th.

Justin Hartley as Green Arrow on Smallville
Justin Hartley as Green Arrow on Smallville

Thursday, August 24, 2006

Goodbye, Warlord

I liked the original series but I have only seen previews of the new series.

THE WARLORD #10
Written by Bruce Jones
Art and cover by Phil Winslade
The Warlord encounters a diabolical temptress who is not at all what she seems! Don’t miss this tale of sword-and-sorcery mysticism!

On sale November 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • Final Issue

Friday, August 04, 2006

Comic Book Sale

Things From Another World is having a one dollar comic book sale plus free shippng for orders over $35. This is a great time for you to pick up those issues that you missed out on or to try a new comic book title.

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Claypool Comics

After fourteen years and three hundred issues, Claypool Comics will be shutting down their print operations. Elvira, Mistress of the Dark #166 (ships in February), Soulsearchers And Company #82 (also ships in February) and Deadbeats #82 (ships in March) will be their final issues. Deadbeats will become an online comic.

It's Official

Heath Ledger will be the Joker in the next Batman movie titled The Dark Knight.

Heath Ledger as the Joker photo manipulation

Welcome To Moongem Comics

I have always enjoyed reading comic books ever since I was a kid. Moongem Comics is my geeky corner of the world devoted to action figures, comic books, toys, trading cards and more.