Gaiman: Cast David Bowie as the Joker in ‘The Dark Knight Returns’

Posted by · 10:02 pm · April 22nd, 2009

I forgot to mention this in the item below regarding that Wired piece featuring Neil Gaiman and the current goings-on in the comic world.  The subject of “unfilmable” comics came up, with “Watchmen” having landed in March and Gaiman’s own “Sandman” at the top of such a list for some fans. Regarding Frank Miller’s “The […]

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Comic-Con round-up

Posted by · 5:14 pm · July 26th, 2008

I’m heading out the door to hit the Wrath of the Con party tonight, but before I go, I thought I’d link out to the news items worth reading from Comic-Con this weekend. At Cinematical, Elisabeth Rappe writes up the “Wolf Man” panel, which included the revelation of the film’s first trailer.  She also calls […]

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Comic-Con…here we go

Posted by · 9:15 pm · July 22nd, 2008

Tomorrow night, the entertainment press will descend upon San Diego for preview night at this year’s annual Comic-Con International. My feelings on this glut-fest are well documented, but even with that in mind, there is simply little to pique my interest as a comic fan. Friday’s Warner Bros. panel may have some interesting additives for […]

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Miller on Comic-Con

Posted by · 11:46 am · July 11th, 2008

Variety’s Anne Thompson interviewed “Twilight” director Catherine Hardwicke and “The Spirit” helmer Frank Miller for her latest column in the build-up to this year’s San Diego Comic Convention.  But Miller pegged this overblown, over-infested blight when he offered: It’s now turned into Disneyland, a multimedia congress astonishing in its scale. No doubt.  And sad, too.

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