The second book of The Devil’s Revolver series by V.S. McGrath, starts with a whimper more than a bang. That’s probably only to be expected when you’re running in circles through the desert trying to […]
Two overlooked opportunities to make your own magic in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Orlando.
A rare opportunity to compare film and book trailers courtesy of Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter.
Could one of America’s Founding Fathers be hiding a dark secret?
People love The Walking Dead. Whether it’s the comic book or theTV show, these loyal readers and viewers put the “fantatic” into fan. Still, we’re not sure the rest of the world are ready for walkers […]
This weekend belongs, unqestionably, to Black Panther. That being said, many people don’t recall (or maybe never knew) Wesley Snipes tried to bring the iconic comic book character to the big screen two decades ago. Things fell through and Snipes ended up bringing Blade to life instead in 1998.
Blade, of course, marks the beginning of films based on comic books (despite the fact that Snipes was apparently unaware Blade came from the world of comic books). The black vampire who did marshal arts (and wore a cool black leather coat like Shaft) stood alone as the Marvel Cinematic Universe exploded until this weekend when Black Panther has taken unapologetically and unequivicably taken over the box office. Fortunately, Black Panther is unlikely to be the opposite bookend from Blade but the start of something even more special.
Discover more about the fascinating Hollywood backstory behind two iconic superheroes of color in Episode #80: Wesley Snipes talks Blade and Black Panther from Slate Represent over on Panoply. It’s worth the listen just to hear Snipes “Rawrr” not to mention the hints he drops about upcoming possibilities….
Comic cons have changed a lot over their history. Not everyone is happy about that. What began as a celebration of comic books have grown to include books, games, movies, television, cosplay, merchandise and much […]