CONSTANTINE TV: According to Deadline, a Constantine series based on the DC Comics character is in development at Warner Bros. TV and been has “sold to NBC with penalty.” Constantine will be written/executive produced by Daniel Cerone and David S. Goyer.   

Constantine joins The Flash at The CW and Gotham at Fox as DC series in development.                   

GOTHAM TV SERIES: According to Deadline, Fox has given a series commitment to Gotham, a DC Comics-based series from Warner Bros. TV and The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller centering on James Gordon as a detective.

GOTHAM TV SERIES: According to Deadline, Fox has given a series commitment to Gotham, a DC Comics-based series from Warner Bros. TV and The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller centering on James Gordon as a detective.


SPIDEY MEETS HOWLING COMMANDOES: Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man animated series makes its Disney Channel debut in a one-hour Halloween special on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT).        

The special features a team-up with Blade,  Werewolf by Night; The Living Mummy; Frankenstein’s Monster and Man-Thing against Dracula.     

The voice cast includes Disney Channel star Ross Lynch  as Jack Russell; Terry Crews as Blade; and Oded Fehr as The Living Mummy.  

“This is the biggest event in Ultimate Spider-Man history,” said Jeph Loeb, Marvel’s Head of Television. “We’ve brought Spidey together with our greatest supernatural heroes and some of the hottest names to voice them. We”e hoping families turn down the lights and turn up the volume for our spookiest special yet, courtesy of Ultimate Spider-Man!” 

The episode will re-air the following week within the weekly Marvel Universe block on Disney XD, on Sunday, Oct. 13. 

Viewers can get a sneak peek at part one of the special with free download on iTunes beginning Monday, Sept. 30.


AMC has announced that the network is in the initial stages of developing a companion series to its original drama series The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd and David Alpert are on board as executive producers, with AMC Studios set to produce. The companion series has a target on-air date of 2015.

“Building on the success of the most popular show on television for adults 18-49 is literally a no-brainer,” said Charlie Collier, AMC’s president and general manager. “We look forward to working with Robert, Gale and Dave again as we develop an entirely new story and cast of characters. It’s a big world and we can’t wait to give fans another unforgettable view of the zombie apocalypse.”

“After 10 years of writing the comic book series and being so close to the debut of our fourth, and in my opinion, best season of the TV series, I couldn’t be more thrilled about getting the chance to create a new corner of The Walking Dead universe,” Kirkman said. “The opportunity to make a show that isn’t tethered by the events of the comic book, and is truly a blank page, has set my creativity racing.”

Season 4 of The Walking Dead premieres Oct. 13 on AMC.

WHITE’S TIGER: The CW has unveiled the first look at Michael Jai White as Bronze Tiger in Arrow. The character will first appear in the season’s second episode.

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12 years since the terrible tragedy of September 11, 2001.

As a country we still remember the heroes we lost in Pennsylvania and New York.

God bless the victims and survivors you’re always are never far from our memories.


PBS has announced that Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle will now air as a three-hour block on Tuesday, Oct. 15. The film from Emmy Award-winning producer/director Michael Kantor will premiere at 8 p.m. (ET) and include interviews from Stan Lee, Adam West, Lynda Carter,

Jeph Loeb, Geoff Johns, Michael Chabon and Jules Feiffer.

Here’s how the movie is described:

“Narrated and hosted by Liev Schreiber, Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle is the first documentary to examine the dawn of the comic book genre and its powerful legacy, as well as the evolution of the characters who leapt from the pages over the last 75 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. It chronicles how these ‘disposable diversions’ were subject to intense government scrutiny for their influence on American children and how they were created, in large part, by the children of immigrants whose fierce loyalty to a new homeland laid the foundation for a multi-billion-dollar industry that is now an influential part of our national identity.”ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW                      

Marvel Comics’ Marvel NOW publishing initiative will get a second tour with All-New Marvel NOW~ in December.    

The initiative begins Dec. 24 with Avengers #24.NOW and will go through April. It will include the previously announced Inhuman by Matt Fraction and Joe Madiurera, as well as All-New Invaders by James Robinson and Steve Pugh.

In All-New Invaders, Captain America will reenlist his World War 2-era team in the modern day with tthe original Human Torch, Namor the Sub-Mariner and his one-time sidekick Bucky Barnes, now name Winter Soldier. They are reunited to face off against a threat from the Kree Empire who have uncovered a device capable of controlling “gods.”

Avengers #24.NOW will be written by Jonathan Hickman, with art by Esad Ribic and sees Captain America and Iron Man recruiting a new team to stop a runaway planet that is hurtling toward Earth.

“All-New Marvel NOW! ushers in 2014 with bold new launches featuring the greatest characters, the greatest creators, and exciting storylines that provide clean entry-points to all ongoing series,” said Axel Alonso, editor-in-chief, Marvel Entertainment. “With new voices joining our creative chorus, and new heroes stepping into the spotlight, the Marvel Universe is about to expand in every way possible.”

  Black Widow and Silver Surfer reportedly will also be part of the initiative.      

The Pull List: 9/11/2013

Funk's House of Geekery


Batman #23.2 Riddler

Publisher: DC Comics

Honestly, this whole villains month experiment is probably going to be a bust for DC Comics. It is probably one of the worst ideas they have had since starting the new 52.  However,  if there was one rogue I really wanted Batman-scribe Scott Snyder to tackle it was Riddler. 

Deadpool, Wolverine

Deadpool #16

Publisher: Marvel Comics

I am really excited about this new arc. Deadpool, Wolverine, and Captain America decide to take out the Weapons Plus program for good. The first issue was especially good. Watching Deadpool be Deadpool but also hang out with Wolvie and Cap like a regular character, rather than a punchline that they are constantly rolling their eyes at, is always fun. Its part of what made Remender’s Uncanny X-Force so damn good. 


FBP Federal Bureau of Physics #3

Publisher: DC Comics/Vertigo

This comic was originally titled Collider, which is why I missed…

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