Monday, December 29, 2003
JUSTICE LEAGUE ANIMATED UPDATE
Fred Savage and Jason Hervey, who played brothers on The Wonder Years television series, are having an animated reunion.
Savage and Hervey are providing the voices of Hawk and Dove on Cartoon Network's Justice League animated series next season, The Continuum has learned.
Savage played Kevin Arnold and Hervey played Wayne Arnold on The Wonder Years, which ran on ABC from 1988-1993. Savage, now 27, recently played the mole-stricken Number Three in Austin Powers: Goldmember.
Two other members of The Wonder Years cast have also been involved with Warner Bros. Animation.
Olivia d'Abo played Star Sapphire in Justice League and Ten (from the Royal Flush Gang) in Batman Beyond. Danica McKellar has provided the voice of Frieda in Static Shock.
In addition, The Wonder Years father, Dan Lauria, guest-starred on Smallville.
Look for more Justice League news soon here in The Continuum.
CATWOMAN MOVIE UPDATE
Halle Berry said that she trained in a Brazilian form of martial arts called Capoeira in prepartion for her role as Catwoman.
"I'm getting to do a lot of my own fighting," Berry told Extra. "I'm able to do some of this Catwoman stuff that I really didn't I would be able to do. And that's exciting."
Capoeria uses a combination of high kicks, gymnastics and boxing moves.
"It's beautiful and it's sexy," Berry said. "And it's really tough."
In other Catwoman movie news, sources told The Continuum that it is "likely" a commercial for the film will air during CBS' coverage of the Super Bowl.
STUART MOORE'S 2004 COMICS
Stuart Moore on Monday provided The Continuum with details of his upcoming projects.
Following is a rundown:
PARA begins with the catastrophic, radiation-soaked first test of the Supercollider, the world's largest nuclear particle accelerator. Twenty years later, when the Supercollider has cooled off enough to enter, Sara Erie accompanies an investigative team to find out what happened to her father, the head scientist of the original project. But what Sara finds shocks her: no bodies, no radiation badges...just a single word, written on the walls in blood: PARA.
"PARA -- the series -- is part techno-thriller, part science fiction, and part horror," Moore said. "It's about what's waiting in those worlds we can't quite see -- except, sometimes, in our dreams. It's about what really happened in the tiny fractions of a second after the Universe was created. It's about one young woman's desperate quest to learn how her father died.
"It's got complex characters and alien creatures and hidden motives and homicidal machines and shocking deaths and big, big mysteries, and lots of high-tech excitement. Oh, and frogs. Really strange, scary frogs.
"Basically, it's the most ambitious thing I've written, and I'm very, very proud of it."
The graphic novel, with art by Ryan Kelly, arrives in stores on Friday.
Giant Robotn Warriors is described as "a political satire for the 21st century." Meet the U.S. Department of Giant Robot Warriors, an understaffed team that has to spring into action when a small Mideast country suddenly achieves GRW technology. The results? Bizarre combat, unexpected romance, and plenty of robot action.
Dark Horse's wild future-western, with art by Jerome Opena, busts wide open in January with issue #4, featuring the origin of the mysterious gunslinger called Lone.
JUSTICE LEAGUE ADVENTURES
Issue #30, coming in April, features a once-in-a-lifetime meeting between The Flash and Kamandi, the Last Boy on Earth. Art is by Tim Levins.
"Mo Money, Mo Bullets," the ultimate white-boy hip-hop nightmare, will appear in an early 2004 issue of Vampirella Magazine. Art is by John Lucas.
STEVE RUDE'S THE MOTH
Steve Rude's The Moth Double-Sized Special will be 56 pages, arriving in stores on March 17 from Dark Horse Comics.
"If comics fans have been missing something of late, they're in for a surprise!" editor David Land said. "Daring, action and adventure are about to make a big return to comics in the form of Steve Rude's The Moth. If you're looking for outlaw bikers, circus clowns, African witch doctors, blood-thirsty monsters, and bearded ladies, this story is for you!"
Here's how Dark Horse describes the book:
"Ten-time comic industry award winner Steve Rude and writer/inker Gary Martin deliver an action packed adventure that reminds us of what comics are all about! In The Moth, Dark Horse has allowed Steve Rude unrestricted creative freedom. And Rude has responded with some of the best work of his career! In this issue The Moth, who is living with a touring circus troop, finds himself in a battle for his very life, against a savage creature known as the Lionman of Botswana."
IMAGE COMICS FIRST LOOKS
For covers and five-page previews of upcoming Image Comics titles, CLICK HERE.
Titles include Alternation #1 and Realm of the Claw #2.
"While we'll be able to fill most current orders, we are not able to process any new orders for this piece,"said Nick Barrucci, president of Dynamic Forces. "The production run is completely sold-out, and it's our hope that this news will cause a sell-out at the retail level as well."
COMICS CONTINUUM BACK ISSUES
In case you missed The Continuum's recent coverage, here are some links:
* For Tuesday, Dec. 23, including Spider-Man 2 news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Dec. 22, including Marvel Comics' solicitations for March, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Dec. 20, including Mutant X news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Dec. 19, including CrossGen solicitations for March, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Dec. 18, including New X-Men news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Dec. 17, including Image Comics solicitations, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Dec. 16, including DC Comics solicitations, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Dec. 15, including Spider-Man movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Dec. 13, including Justice League animated news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Dec. 12, including movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Dec. 11, including movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Dec. 10, including DC news, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Dec. 9, including Snake Plissken news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Dec. 8, including Hellboy movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Dec. 6, including Mutant X news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Dec. 5, including Daredevil movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Dec. 4, including DC news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Dec. 3, including DC news, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Dec. 2, including Teen Titans news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Dec. 1, including X2 movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Nov. 29, including Hellboy movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Nov. 28, including X-Men: Evolution news, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Nov. 27, including Transformers news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Nov. 26, including Justice League animated news, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Nov. 25, including X2 movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Nov. 24, including Marvel Comics' solicitations for February, CLICK HERE.
* For Sunday, Nov. 23, including Hellboy movie news from Wizard World Texas, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Nov. 22, including the DC Comics and Devil's Due panels at Wizard World Texas, CLICK HERE.
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