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Reboot Competition

Here’s some news of a great competition (its deadline 26 August) for comic artists courtesy of Josh Roberts, who runs the terrific comics web site comicspace – if you want to track down your favourite comic creators, try here! Vancouver-based… Read More ›

Painkiller pulled

The SCI FI Channel US has cancelled the action series Painkiller Jane, according to Hollywood Reporter, which stars starring Kristanna Loken. The show, based on the comic book heroine created by Jimmy Palmiotti and Joe Quesada for Event Comics in… Read More ›

Conan Films on their way

Paradox Entertainment, the company which owns the stories and characters created by pulp author Robert E. Howard, including Conan, Kull, Bran Mak Morn and Solomon Kane, has announced it has sold the option for Conan movies to Millennium Films. Development… Read More ›

Voltron Returns?

Shape-shifting robots continue to entice Hollywood with Variety reporting that the Fox-based production entity New Regency has teamed with the Mark Gordon Company (who make Grey’s Anatomy and produced The Extraordinary League of Gentlemen film) to produce a movie adaptation… Read More ›