Spider-Man and his superhero pals are swinging over to Microsoft. Tech giant has signed a deal with Marvel Enterprises to create a multiplayer online game that will include the comicbook publisher's…
Once an insular backwater of the publishing and entertainment worlds, comicbooks have moved into the mainstream thanks in no small part to movies and TV shows derived from comics' inky pages.
The Will Eisner Comic Book Industry Awards will be a mixed blessing this year: As one of the five judges who decided the nominees in 27 categories, the awards reaffirmed my belief in comics as a…
Adapting comics to the bigscreen is a practice almost as old as comicbooks themselves. But as any fan can tell you, making a pic that does justice to the source material is a rare and precious thing.
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Celebrity appearances. Extravagant parties. Industry buzz. Summertime film premieres. It's not Cannes -- it's Comic-Con. The convention most famous for the number of attendees dressed as Captain…
The Comic-Con Intl. Independent Film Festival celebrates its sixth year with its first-ever jury and an awards presentation.
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Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar