Super is coming April 1st to Theatres

He’s not really a superhero, but he can beat your ass in with a hammer, or possibly a wrench. Plus, he’s got Ellen Page for a sidekick. She’s spunky. Check out the first poster for James Gunn’s “Super”. Now I hadn’t heard of this movie until today but I may have to check it out. It looks like a crazy version of Kick Ass but I won’t let that deter me.

Starring Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Kevin Bacon, Gregg Henry, Michael Rooker, Andre Royo, Sean Gunn, Stephen Blackehart and directed by James Gun. Check out the trailer for it below:


Spider-Man’s First Appearance Sells for $1.1 Million

A copy of Spider-Man’s first appearance in Amazing Fantasy #15 with a rating of 9.6 sold Tuesday to the tune of $1.1 million. That ranks it’s sale as the second highest amount for a comic sale on record. I gotta say, it must be nice to have that kind of money to invest in a comic. I’ll settle for just reading a reprint and having that on my shelf.

Just one year after selling the comic book with the first appearance of Superman for $1.5 million, the people at have done it again, this time with the world’s most famous webhead.

Spider-Man’s first appearance in “Amazing Fantasy” #15 was sold to an anonymous buyer on Tuesday to the tune of $1.1 million. In a press release, – an online collectibles marketplace – ranked it as the world’s second most valuable comic book, after the aforementioned “Action Comics” #1, with Superman.

The auction site had previously sold “Detective Comics” #27, where Batman first appeared, for $1.0755 million back in February of 2010. Before last year, sought-after comics like this would never sell for seven figures.

Stephen Fishler, the CEO of, said that this sale of “Amazing Fantasy” #15 is a record for the Silver Age of comics from the late 1950s and early 1960s. “The sale of this book crushed all previous records. Up until today’s $1.1 million sale, the record sales price of a comic book from this era was $250,000.”

Fishler first acquired the book 25 years ago, and sold it for $2,500. He later acquired and sold it again for $140,000 in 2000. Fishler also created a widely-accepted grading scale in the years since (driving the prices of highly graded comics skyward), and this book is ranked as a 9.6 out of 10.

“The buyer of this amazing comic wanted to own the very best,” said partner Vincent Zuzolo. “The Amazing Fantasy #15 – 9.6 is the definition of the very best.”

Source: CNN

Comics Movies

Thor Trailer #2 Now Online

The second full-length trailer for Thor is now online and loaded with new footage from the upcoming May 6th film. Check it out below:

Source: Yahoo Movies


Renewal Hopes for Fringe and Human Target

Fringe has been one of my favorite shows since it started almost three years ago. Everyone, including myself, has been worried that it’s move to Friday would be the death of the show. Rating have been overall pretty good but not great so the fear of it being canceled has been high. After a couple weeks of holding on to ratings the past two weeks have dipped slightly.

Human Target has been moved all over the schedule this year with back-to-back episodes airing on two separate occasions. Ratings have been up and down as a result. Looking at the ratings per episode on Wikipedia, some episodes from this year were near last season’s first few.

Check out what EW found out from Fox entertainment president Kevin Reilly below:

How does Fox feel about Fringe’s performance on Friday so far?

Quite enthusiastic.

“I’m so psyched about it,” says Fox entertainment president Kevin Reilly. “It does go to show you the loyalty of the genre audience, when you get the right show. I’m so grateful to that audience, I’d like to shake their hands. We have a lot of passion for that show here.”

Now, this interview was just before last Friday’s second-in-row dip, but most other shows also fell that night and one rating does not a reputation make. As for Human Target ….

“We have some decisions to make about that,” Reilly says, “and Lie to Me as well. These shows are not being rejected. They’re doing a consistent and solid number. There are networks that would be happy to take those shows. We have to look at our shelf space.”

Translation: We’re going to decide about Human Target and Lie after we see our pilots for next fall. But keep in mind, Fox only programs two hours a night, so that’s a pretty crowded shelf….



Sixx:A.M. – Lies of the Beautiful People

Sixx:A.M. has released their first single/video from their upcoming second album today. Watch the video for Lies of the Beautiful People below:

Source: Sixx Sense

Comics Movies

The Official Title is… The Amazing Spider-Man

Today, Columbia Pictures officially announced the title of the next Spider-Man film to be The Amazing Spider-Man. The studio simultaneously released a photo of Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man in full mask and suit. The film, now in production, is being shot entirely in 3D and will be released on July 3, 2012.

I have to say that it’s great to actually see web shooters on his wrists this time. Click the image to see a larger version of the photo.

Source: Superhero Hype


Honeymoon Suite – New Girl Now

Comics Movies

X-Men: First Class – Official Trailer

20th Century Fox have given fans a first look at the X-Men: First Class trailer on the film’s official Facebook page. You can watch the trailer there or using the embedded youtube video below!

Source: X-Men Official Facebook Page


February 9 Pull List

PunisherMax #10 finally hits shelves tomorrow after a huge wait. Issue 9 came out back in August and I myself was starting to wonder if it was ever coming back. Thankfully that day has come. Hack Slash finally gets a monthly title starting tomorrow and it looks like I have some serious reading to do tomorrow night.



The League Renewed for Third Season

Great news fantasy football lovers… or at least fans of FX’s show The League about a group of fantasy footballers. The show has officially been picked up for a third season. Check out the news release below:


Network Orders 13 Episodes for Season Three

Production Will Begin In the Summer and Season Three Will Premiere in the Fall

LOS ANGELES, February 7, 2011 – FX has picked up a third season of its comedy series The League, ordering 13 episodes, announced Nick Grad, Executive Vice President of Original Programming, FX Networks.

On a first-run basis, season two of The League averaged 1.4 million total viewers and 1.1 million Adults 18-49, up +4% and +5% vs. season one, respectively. On a multi-run total basis, season two delivered 2.5 million total viewers and 2.0 million adults 18-49.

“We’re pleased to announce the third season pickup of The League, and are fired up to continue our partnership with Jackie and Jeff Schaffer and the ensemble cast,” said Grad. “We love the show, and the reaction the cast received across the country during their recent comedy tour is a sign the show is really building momentum.”

Set against the backdrop of a fantasy football league, The League is about friendship, marriage, parenting, and growing up…or refusing to grow up. It was created by the husband-and-wife team of Jeff Schaffer (Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld) and Jackie Marcus Schaffer (Disturbia, EuroTrip) who serve as executive producers and directors. The ensemble cast features Mark Duplass, Stephen Rannazzisi, Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer, Katie Aselton and Jon Lajoie. The series is produced by FX Productions.

“We’re thrilled to be doing a third season of The League with our amazing cast and the most audacious network around,” the Schaffers. “FX is truly like the parents we wish we had growing up – every time we say something naughty they reward us.”

FX is the flagship general entertainment basic cable network from the Fox Networks Group. Launched in June of 1994, FX is carried in more than 96 million homes. The diverse schedule includes a growing roster of critically acclaimed and award-winning original series; an established film library with box-office hits from 20th Century Fox and other studios; and an impressive roster of acquired hit series. For more information about FX, visit our web site at

Source: FX Networks

Comics Movies

Captain America Super Bowl Trailer

The first look at the upcoming Captain America: The First Avenger is now online at Yahoo Movies. You can check out the trailer below:

Source: Yahoo Movies


Honeymoon Suite Concert Next Friday

Honeymoon Suite
I know they’ve been in Nova Scotia a few times over the last number of years but I always managed to miss when and where they were playing. Well… I know they play next Friday and Saturday night at the New Rodeo Lounge in Dartmouth and I’ve already picked up my tickets. The last time I saw them in concert was on my 19th birthday in Truro which in fact was almost 19 years ago. Unreal how time flies but nevertheless I cannot wait to see them.