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Trailer for Justice League

This morning Warner Brothers released the first full trailer for this fall’s Justice League movie and it, well, looks like a Zack Snyder film.

But hey that split second snippet of Amber Heard’s Mera looked cool.

Justice League stars Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller & Ray Fisher. The film, directed by Zack Snyder, opens November 17th.

Cheers

Bernie Wrightson Has Passed Away

Bernie WrightsonFamed artist Bernie Wrightson has passed away after a prolonged battle with brain cancer. The news was announced overnight by his wife Liz via Facebook. In January Wrightson had announced his retirement due to complications from surgeries.

Wrightson is best known as the co-creator (with writer Len Wein) of DC’s Swamp Thing. Wrightson had a long involvement with DC’s horror titles and it is in that genre where he leaves his deepest legacy. Outside of comics, he is most renown for his contributions to an illustrated edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. In addition, he collaborated on several projects with author Stephen King.

Wrightson was 68. A fuller obituary can be found on his website.

Rest In Peace Bernie Wrightson.

Bernie Wrightson lab Frankenstein

New Wonder Woman Trailer

During this evening’s Kids’ Choice Awards (?!?) DC dropped the final trailer for this summer’s Wonder Woman solo movie. Highlights include an extended glimpse of Paradise Island and Chris Pine’s Steve Trevor deadpan reactions to Diane’s heroics.

Directed by Patty Jenkins, the film features Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Lucy Davis, Robin Wright and, it seems, a variety of takes on what an Amazonian accent sounds like.

Wonder Woman opens June 2nd.

Image Announces New Titles From Lemire, Kot, Del Duca, Shalvey & more At ECCC

c5-nme5wmae5fysOn Thursday, Image Comics announced several new series during a panel at Emerald City Comic Con. Writer Jeff Lemire will team with artist Phil Hester for a new ongoing title,  Ales Kot announced two new series with artist Tradd Moore and Andre Lima Arujo, Declan Shalvey will be writing and drawing an original graphic novel,  Jordie Bellaire will be writing and coloring a new ongoing series with Vanessa Del Rey on art, Leila Del Duca will be illustrating a ongoing title written by Sarah Vaughan, Klaus Janson will be writing and drawing his first creator owned comic with additional illustrations by Pablo Raimondi, Matt Wagner will be completing his iconic Mage title and Lumberjanes co-creator Grace Ellis will be launching a new ongoing series with illustrator Shae Beagle. Additional new titles were also announced by Joe Casey & Ulises Farinas, Joe Keating, Justin Jordan & his beard, plus more. Details at CBR

Screen Writer Aline Brosh McKenna Teaming With Ramon Perez For Jane Eyre Comics Adaptation

jane_ogn_hc_promoScreen writer Aline Brosh McKenna who co-created the television series My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and wrote the film adaptation of The Devils Wears Prada will team with artist Ramon Perez of Nova, All New Hawkeye & Jim Henson Tales Of Sand for a modern adaptation of Jane Eyre titled Jane from Boom! Studios. More details at Entertainment Weekly

The Allred Family Teams With Young Animal For New Jack Kirby Inspired Miniseries

bug-the-adventures-of-a-forager-cover-mike-allred-laura-alldred-dc-young-animalStarting in May of 2017, the Allred family of Lee, Laura & Michael Allred whose work has appeared in titles like Silver Surfer, iZombie, Madman & X-Statix will be teaming up to work on a new Young Animal miniseries titled Bug!: The Adventures Of  A Forager and will feature several Jack Kirby creations like the original Sandman & Atlas. More details at CBR