Wednesday, December 8, 2004
DARK HORSE COMICS FOR MARCH
Dark Horse Comics has released its solicitations for March.
For a rundown, with cover images, CLICK HERE.
THE BATMAN UPDATE
The final four episodes of the first season of Kids' WB!'s The Batman will likely air during the February sweeps.
Supervising producer Duane Capizzi, cautious about revealing too much, told The Continuum that some previous foes from the season will be returning.
"I think it's safe to say there will be both Joker and Penguin 'sequels' to their first episodes, and a stupendous two-part finale," Capizzi said.
Kevin Michael Richardson provides the voice of The Joker, and Tom Kenny provides the voice of the Penguin.
DC COMICS FIRST LOOKS
For covers and four-page previews of DC Comics titles arriving in stores on Wednesday, Dec. 15, CLICK HERE.
Titles include Justice League Elite #6, Batman: Gotham Knights #60, Ex Machina #6, Lucifer #57, Ocean #3, Robin #133 and Trigger #1.
Look for more first looks on Thursday here in The Continuum.
ELEKTRA MOVIE UPDATE
The Continuum has obtained several new images from Elektra, the Daredevil spin-off starring Jennifer Garner that's headed to theaters on Jan. 14.
Look for a big publicity push by Garner, whose Alias television series begins a new season in Janaury.
In addition to Garner, the images show Goran Visnjic as Mark Miller, Kirsten Prout as Abby Miller, Terence Stamp as Stick and Natassia Malthe as Typhoid Mary.
Click on the thumbnails for larger images and look for more on Elektra soon here in The Continuum.
GAIL SIMONE EXTENDS DC EXCLUSIVE
Gail Simone, writer of Birds of Prey and an upcoming story arc in JLA: Classiied illustrated by José Luis García-López and Klaus Janson, has extended her exclusive agreement with DC Comics for two years.
"There are a ton of great reasons to work for DC: the characters, the management, footrubs from Greg Rucka, Dan DiDio's fabulous slumber parties, the editors, and the attention to quality and detail all spring to mind," Simone said.
"Seriously, I think DC's commitment to the readers is unequalled. They have management you can believe in, exceptional editors like Joan Hilty and Mike Carlin and Stephen Wacker and a proven commitment to excellence."
"Gail brings a truly distinctive voice to the DCU, and we're thrilled to have her on board," DiDio said. "We see Gail as a star, and we believe that the projects she'll be working on over the next two years will reflect this."
Simone has also written an episode of Cartoon Network's Justice League Unlimited.
In other Blade: Trinity news, to the right is an image from the appearance of Ryan Reynolds and Jessica Biel on MTV's Total Request Live last week. Click on the thumbnail for a larger image.
"As much as I like the material and am pleased with the positive reviews it generated, the decision came down to simple dollars and cents," said Nat Gertler, publisher of About Comics. "The orders for Crossfire Volume 1 -- which I thought was a particularly nice-looking book -- and DNAgents Volume 2 made it clear that these reprints were not going to be profitable."
COMICS CONTINUUM BACK ISSUES
In case you missed The Continuum's recent coverage, here are some links:
* For Wednesday, Dec. 1, include Sword of Dracula and Justice League Unlimited news, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Nov. 30, include Iron Man movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Nov. 29, include Fantastic Four movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Nov. 27, include DC news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Nov. 26, include Marvel news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Nov. 24, include Devil's Due solicitations for February, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Nov. 23, including Image Comics' solicitations for February, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Nov. 22, including Fantastic Four movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Nov. 20, including DC Comics trade paperback news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Nov. 19, including Marvel's solicitations for February, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Nov. 18, including Marvel news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Nov. 17, including Black Panther, DC Comics and Justice League Unlimited news, CLICK HERE.
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