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Movie Adaptation Of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods In The Works

Posted on 29 March 2011 by Christian

A movie based on Gaiman’s novel, which exists in the same universe as

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Alan Tudyk Joins Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Posted on 18 March 2011 by Christian

Alan Tudyk will be joining the ever-growing cast of ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.’ Keep on clicking to see which historical figure he will be portraying in the film!

Alan Tudyk will be joining the cast of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter as Stephen A. Douglas, the man that Lincoln ran against to become the 16th president of the United States.

Stephen Douglas was known as “The Little Giant” due to his small stature, but was also a political strong man and gave Lincoln a good run for the 1860 election,which as we all know, eventually went to Lincoln.

For those unfamiliar with the story, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a fictional take on the life of the 16th president and his on-going battle with vampires. When Lincoln was a child, his mother was killed by a vampire and from that moment on, Abraham vowed to rid the nation of the blood suckers.

Tudyk is mostly known for his work in Joss Whedon’s projects, such as Firefly and it’s big screen follow-up Serenity, as well as the television series ‘Dollhouse.’ Tudyk will be joining Benjamin Walker, who will be playing Abraham Lincoln, Dominic Cooper, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Anthony Mackie and Jimmi Simpson. Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) is directing the film which is set for release June 22nd, 2012


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Comic Review: Wulf #1

Posted on 15 March 2011 by TH3 No08

Wulf #1
Sponsored by: www.comicbreak.com

Written by: Steve Niles

Pencil and Inks: Nat Jones

Colors: Nai

Letters and Design: Richard Emms

The instant the first flaming stone appeared in the night sky, Wulf know his world was doomed to perish. Perhaps not the planet itself, but certainly all life would be vanquished.

With these words we are launched on a new adventure.

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Friday Artist Of The Day: Yehudi Mercado

Posted on 11 March 2011 by TH3 No08

Over the next couple of weeks we are going to take a look at some of the talented comic writers and artists we spent time with at Staple-Austin over the past weekend. We had a great time meeting and interviewing these guys and girls and want to give you a chance to check out some of their work. Up today is Yehudi Mercado.

Yehudi is an award winning animator, writer and director. He began his non pizza delivery driver career in the video game industry where he was recognized as one of the

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Ryan Gosling Will Star in Logan

Posted on 11 February 2011 by Christian

After turning down countless studio action movies

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Can Director Craig Gillespie Reanimate Pride and Prejudice and Zombies?

Posted on 09 February 2011 by Christian

Much like, well, a zombie, Seth Grahame-Smith

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List Of Actors In The Running For “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”!

Posted on 14 January 2011 by Christian

Deadline have posted a list of actors who are being considered for the title role in the epistolary adaption – including fan favourite Adrien Brody!

According to Deadline:

Now we can tell you the list of actors who’ll be screen testing for the role of young Abe Lincoln this week and next: Benjamin Walker, James D’Arcy, Adrien Brody, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, and Josh Lucas. It’s a very interesting mix of semi-knowns and unknowns, stage and screen vets.

If you were unaware, the story is basically a re-imagining of Lincoln’s life where the president is an accomplished vampire killer – an obsession which he develops after the bloodsuckers murder his mother.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter arrives in theaters June 22nd, 2012!

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Living On Mars Can Be Murder

Posted on 05 December 2010 by Kevin Minke

I grew up on detective stories with the likes of Sherlock Holmes, Joe Friday, Agatha Christie, Jessica Fletcher, and Beckett & Castle. I’ve found that I’ve always enjoyed a good mystery no matter the medium; book, film or TV. As my friends can attest, when a story telegraphs too much to the audience, I figure out the killer and the scenario behind the deed very early on, but I still love the challenge of figuring out the mystery. I devour mysteries like a plump man devours sweets. So when the chance came to read and review D.B. Grady’s first novel, Red Planet Noir, I not only jumped at the chance but I put my own hard earned cash down to buy it from the author himself at this past Austin Comic Con. The single greatest thing I can say about the detective drama is that for the first time, in a long time, the story is so beautifully crafted and takes the reader down so many rabbit holes as it does the characters that I didn’t figure out who the killer was till the protagonist did. In that revealing line I knew what had happened and in that realization I knew that I found a story that I would read again and persuade my friends to read as well.

First the pitch of the book from its product description: (Click the image below to purchase)

Winner of the 2010 Indie Book Award for Science Fiction.

Michael Sheppard was the best private eye in New Orleans, and then his wife left him. He finds solace in the bottle and his career in the toilet. Nights at the casino pay the bills, until they don’t, and leg breakers start knocking at the door, and knocking out his teeth.

When he’s hired by a bombshell heiress to check out a murder on Mars, it’s a chance for a new start. But as the case unfolds, he makes enemies of cops and gangsters alike in an investigation racing from stately mansions to smoke-filled speakeasies, from deserted ice colonies to mining towns on the asteroid belt.

All he wanted was a paycheck to clear some gambling debt. Now Michael is the key figure in a murder conspiracy that’s left a vacuum in the halls of power, with the labor union, mob and military vying for control of Mars.


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