Monday, March 8, 2004
TONY BEDARD TALKS EXILES
Maybe he's not as big of a name as Joss Whedon, but the announcement of Tony Bedard as part of Marvel's X-Men "Reload" certainly raised a few eyebrows.
Bedard, who has gained a following with his work at CrossGen, takes over as writer of Exiles with #46, which, along with #47, reaches stands in May.
The Continuum caught up with Bedard at the CrossGen booth at MegaCon over the weekend, where he talked about his new book and plans for his old ones, too.
To read the interview, CLICK HERE.
DARK HORSE COMICS FOR JUNE
Dark Horse Comics has released its solicitation information for June.
For a rundown, with cover images, CLICK HERE.
HELLBOY MOVIE UPDATE
Ron Perlman, who stars in the upcoming Hellboy movie, said that he used a similar approach to Hellboy that he did in the Beauty and the Beast television series.
"The only other time where I have not worked out a character in advance was Hellboy," Perlman said during a video-taped presentation at MegaCon last weekend. "Because on an instinctive level there's this connection that if I began to think about him or work on him or manufacture him, it'd only be about compromise.
"So when I think about a day where I have to play a scene, I'll spend enough time to learn my lines but no other thought would go into it. It comes purely from the heart."
In other Hellboy news:
* DreamCon has announced that Perlman will be its guest of honor. The convention is June 11-13 in Jacksonville, Fla., and Perlman will be appearing on June 12.
* BestBuy.com has posted the 10-minute featurette. It can also be picked upin DVD format at Best Buy stores.
* Below are more images from Inkworks' display at MegaCon, including Hellboy products and props from the film. Click on the thumbnails for larger images.
For covers and three-to-five-page previews of upcoming titles, CLICK HERE.
Titles include Conan #2 from Dark Horse Comics, Adventures of Superman #627 and Green Lantern #176 from DC Comics and Ghost Spy #1 from Image Comics.
Meanwhile, since her mother Raquel (voiced by Lucy Liu) is back at work in search of the Golden Monkey, 15-year-old Alice (voiced by Rachel Dratch) must buy her first bra with the assistance of her father, Rip, and her 13-year-old brother, Billy (voiced E.G. Daily).
John Rice directed from a script by David Goetsch, David Sacks, Jason Venokur and Ross Venokur.
The episode will be rebroadcast Friday at 9 p.m.
The Wednesday, March 17 episode is "Basic Win-Stincts." When Rip discovers that his wife Raquel makes four times as much as he does, he becomes extremely jealous and insecure about his job, forcing him to see a sports psychologist. Rice directed from a script by Sacks.
Click on the thumbnails below for larger images from the episodes.
COMICS CONTINUUM BACK ISSUES
In case you missed The Continuum's recent coverage, here are some links:
* For Wednesday, March 3, including Marvel and DC first looks, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, March 2, including Marvel movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, March 1, including Teen Titans news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Feb. 28, including first looks, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Feb. 27, including Dreamwave Productions' solicitations for May, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Feb. 26, including Justice League animated news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Feb. 25, including Marvel's solicitations for May, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Feb. 24, including Angel news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Feb. 23, including Elektra movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Feb. 21, including Static Shock news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Feb. 20, including an interview with Kevin Nash from The Punisher movie, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Feb. 19, including Devil's Due solicitations for May, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Feb. 18, including CrossGen solicitations for May, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Feb. 17, including DC solicitations for May, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Feb. 16, including Mutant X news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Feb. 14, including Smallville news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Feb. 13, including Punisher movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Feb. 12, including Superman news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Feb. 11, including news on The Batman, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Feb. 10, including an interview with Smallville executive producer Al Gough, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Feb. 9, including Batman animated news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Feb. 7, including Hellboy movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Feb. 6, including Simpsons news, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Feb. 5, including Hellboy movie news, CLICK HERE.
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