Marvel may be killing it in the box office with their live action films, but one non-live Marvel project is getting just as much attention and that’s the upcoming Marvel animated film ‘Big Hero 6.’ Based on a 1998 comic superhero team of the same name, ‘Big Hero 6’ brings together a team that together, with a plus-sized inflatable robot named Baymax, is determined to solve a mystery that befalls San Fransokyo. Now kids ages 8 to 17 can also be part of this superhero squad as Disney and XPRIZE have joined forces and are looking for the world’s next ‘Big Hero 6’ team!
Welcome back to an all new edition of Toy News Tuesday! We say ‘welcome back’ under the assumption that you’re already aware of all the awesome that is coming your way with each new edition of this column! Just in case you‘re new, Toy News Tuesday is the one weekly column right here on ScienceFiction.com where we seek out all of the news you need to know about any announcements and cool happenings in the toy industry and put them all in one easy to find place for you! Sit back, relax, and get ready to dive headfirst into the toy news for the week of September 16th, 2014!
After Patrick Stewart firmly established himself as Charles Xavier in Bryan Singer’s original ‘X-Men’ trilogy, James McAvoy stepped in to portray a younger Professor X in ‘X-Men: First Class’ and ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past.’ And while both actors have been lauded for their portrayals of this legendary comic book character on the big screen, some may have been wondering about when in the X-Men movie timeline would their versions of Xavier begin to look more similar. Well, it sounds like the answer to that query is sooner rather than later.
When you mention Batman to a comic book fan, a number of creators probably come to mind immediately. Off the top of my head, I’m thinking of Bob Kane, Bill Finger, Frank Miller, Paul Dini, Grant Morrison, Alan Moore, and Bruce Timm. However, if you ask a modern Batman fan about which writers and artists come to mind immediately, they’re likely to say Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo.
This week, executive producer David Alpert sat down with parent company AMC to discuss the future of the hit series and it sounds like a certain fan favorite character could hit the series much quicker than he did in the comic. Not since The Governor has a villain made such an impact on the comic book ‘The Walking Dead.’ That villain is of course jovial, demented, potty-mouthed Negan.
Alan Moore has just finished the first draft of his 1 million word novel ‘Jerusalem’ and ScienceFiction.com has some details on what it’s about.
Get an in-depth run down of the characters from ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ from the cast themselves.
Guess who Andrew Garfield blames for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ bombing at the box office.