Category Minutiae

Minutiae: those happenings in the world of comics.

Pixar does Ant-Man?

Entertainment Weekly mention somewhat in their Marvel/Disney coverage, that “Pixar is said to already be eyeballing an Ant-Man movie.” As cool as that is – I mean let’s be honest – most people immediately thought  “oh wow, how cool would…

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Lobo to destroy Guy Ritchie

Guy Ritchie is going to draw on his failed marriage to Madonna to produce and direct a movie based on the Main Man himself Lobo. DC Comic’s ultra-violent anti-hero who, like Madonna herself, killed Santa Claus. According to the Hollywood…

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Fan Expo a huge success!

Looks like this year’s Fan Expo was indeed bigger and better before with an absolutely crushing number of people attending, almost 60,000! Due to the issues with overcrowing this year, the Fan Expo in 2010 will be held in the…

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Disney to Buy Marvel Comics

The Walt Disney Co. announced today that it has agreed to purchase Marvel Entertainment for about $4 billion. “We believe that adding Marvel to Disney’s unique portfolio of brands provides significant opportunities for long-term growth and value creation,” said Disney…

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Fan Expo: X-Factor turns 200

It’s good news for one of the best X-Universe series on Marvel’s roaster. Peter David’s series is going to go back to it’s original numbering with issue 200. Marvel has released the solicitation for this issue and it sounds all…

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Batman Beyond Back?

Pfft, Okay, everyone knows that headlines should be written by poets not film school drop outs so don’t judge me for this one. But I come bearing gifts – fresh from today’s Toronto Fan Expo’s DC Universe Panel DC’s biggest…

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Four Colour Crime.

Warren Ellis once said, sometime, somewhere long ago that, “the idea of superheroes dominating comic books was as ludicrous as all novels only being written about nurses.” What he means is that we have in ‘sequential art’ is a intelligent…

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Toronto Fan Expo 2009

This coming weekend is the Toronto Fan Expo show where some of the heaviest investment comic selling takes place. Keep checking back here as Walter gives his opinion from the show floor on what the hot books are this weekend…

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