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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2007

THE BATMAN: "A MIRROR DARKLY"

Kids' WB! has released a preview of "A Mirror Darkly," the Saturday, Nov. 3 episode of The Batman that guest-stars The Flash.

Here's how the network describes the episode:

"The Flash is coming to Gotham City -- and not a moment too soon. The Mirror Master has arrived with a nefarious plot to trap everyone in their own mirror image."

Charlie Schlatter provides the voice of The Flash, and John Larroquette provides the voice of Mirror Master.

The episode was written by Steve Melching and directed by Christopher Berkeley.

Click on the thumbnails for larger images and look for more on "A Mirror Darkly" next week here in The Continuum.

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EMILY DESCHANEL TALKS WONDER WOMAN

Bones star Emily Deschanel said she was happy to be able to dress as Wonder Woman for Tuesday's Halloween episode on Fox.

"They came to me and said, 'How do you feel about like dressing up like Wonder Woman?' and I had thought like they had read my mind," said Deschanel, who had a minor role in Spider-Man 2.

Deschanel said she loved Wonder Woman as a child.

"I was looking through old boxes of memorabilia and I have a tiny little Wonder Woman towel that's all faded," she said. "And I still kept it from when I was a little girl."

In the episode, "Mummy in the Maze," the team gets decked out in costume for the annual Jeffersonian Halloween Ball.

David Boreanaz dressed up as a "squint" in the episode but hinted there might be something more going on under the nerd costume.

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SMALLVILLE: "BLUE"

The CW has released a description of "Blue," the Thursday, Nov. 15 episode of Smallville.

Here's how the network describes the episode:

"Clark (Tom Welling) hears the voice of his biological mother, Lara (guest star Helen Slater), calling for help from Kara's (Laura Vandervoort) crystal and decides to release her, despite Jor-El's warnings. Lara and Clark reunite and she gives him Jor-El's ring, which contains blue kryptonite. As Clark puts it on, he realizes Zor-El (guest star Christopher Heyerdahl) manipulated the whole thing and that blue kryptonite strips him of his powers, enabling Zor-El to take control of the Fortress of Solitude.

"Meanwhile, Chloe (Allison Mack) and Lex (Michael Rosenbaum) each discover Lois (Erica Durance) and Grant (Michael Cassidy) have been seeing each other and warn them to stop."

The episode was written by Todd Slavkin and Darren Swimmer and was directed by Glen Winter.

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ADAM WEST TALKS FAMILY GUY

Adam West will forever be linked as Batman from the 1960s television series, but he's carved out an impressive voiceover career.

West is part of the cast of Family Guy, which recently celebrated production of the show's 100th episode that airs on Fox on Nov. 4.

In the show West plays Mayor Adam West, and he said his willingness to accept the absurd and poke fun at himself were part of the fun of the role.

For more from West, CLICK HERE for a video interview.

For clips from Family Guy's 100th episode, CLICK HERE and scroll down.

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FIRST LOOKS

For covers and four- to five-page previews of of upcoming titles, CLICK HERE.

The Darkness First Look from Top Cow Productions and Image Comics and What If? Annihilation from Marvel Comics.

For previews of Marvel Comics titles arriving in stores on Oct. 31, CLICK HERE.

For previews of Image Comics titles arriving in stores on Oct. 31, CLICK HERE.

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JANUARY SOLICITATIONS ROUNDUP

For previously published solicitations for January, click on the publishers' names below.

* Arcana Studio.

* Archie Comics.

* Avatar Press.

* BlueWater Productions.

* Bongo Comics.

* Boom! Studios.

* Dark Horse Comics.

* DC Comics.

* Desperado Publishing.

* Devil's Due Publishing.

* Boom! Studios.

* Heroic Publishing.

* IDW Publishing.

* Image Comics.

* Markosia Publishing.

* Marvel Comics.

* Moonstone Books.

* Red 5 Comics.

* Slave Labor Graphics.

* Top Cow Productions.

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BRIEFLY

* Sci Fi Channel and Microsoft have joined forces to bring Battlestar Galactica to the big screen. Special advanced preview screenings of the two-hour extended episode Battlestar Galactica: Razor will be held in select movie theaters on Monday, Nov. 12 -- nearly two weeks in advance of the episode's television debut.

Razor tells the story of Lee Adama's (Jamie Bamber) first mission as commander of the Battlestar Pegasus and will reveal the story of how Admiral Cain (Michelle Forbes) served her ship during the original Cylon attack on the Colonies.

Screenings will take place in the New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, San Francisco, Dallas and Seattle metropolitan areas. Admission is free, courtesy of Xbox360, Zune and "Mass Effect," the role-playing game created by BioWare for Xbox360. These special screenings were arranged through National CineMedia. A complete list of theaters and ticketing information are available at www.BattlestarEvent.com.

Razor will air on Sci Fi on Nov. 24 at 9 p.m. and will be followed by the release of an extended/unrated DVD edition on Dec. 4.

* 30 Days of Night placed third at the box office on Friday with an estimated $2.2 million, pushing its total to $22.8 million.



COMICS CONTINUUM BACK ISSUES

In case you missed The Continuum's coverage over the past month, here are some links. Click on the date to get the day's full report.

* Monday, October 22: Heroes, Spider-Man 3, Avatar Press for January, First Looks, Spike TV Scream Awards, 30 Days of Night and Ben 10: Race Against Time.

* Sunday, October 21: Heroes' Kristen Bell, The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians on DVD and Avatar Press' Gravel.

* Saturday, October 20: 30 Days of Night, Boom! First Looks and Marvel First Looks. Costumes for the whole family!

* Friday, October 19: 30 Days of Night's Josh Hartnett, Marvel First Looks, Desperado Publishing for January and Heroic Publishing for January.

* Thursday, October 18: X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Smallville, Family Guy, Marvel's Ultimates Saga and First Looks.

* Wednesday, October 17: IDW Publishing for January, Marvel First Looks, Image First Looks and Bionic Woman.

* Tuesday, October 16: Marvel Comics for January, 30 Days of Night's Ben Foster, Batman and the Outsiders, Marvel's Secret Invasion and First Looks.

* Monday, October 15: DC Comics for January, Legion of Super Heroes, The Batman, Archie Comics for January, Bluewater Productions for January, Image Comics for January, Family Guy, The Simpsons and Dynamite First Looks.

* Sunday, October 14: Heroes' Dana Davis and First Looks.

* Saturday, October 13: Smallville, Heroes and Jack Staff.

* Friday, October 12: Marvel First Looks, Legion of Heroes and Smallville.

* Thursday, October 11: I Am Legend comics, Captain America, Legion of Super Heroes, Heroes, Adolescent Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters and First Looks.

* Wednesday, October 10: Smallville, The Batman, First Looks and Devil's Due Publishing.

* Tuesday, October 9: Annihilation: Conquest press conference, Family Guy, Bionic Woman, Jack Kirby's Fourth World, Zenescope's big October and First Looks.

* Monday, October 8: Top Cow Productions for January, Smallville, Heroes, Angel and Scary Godmother.

* Sunday, October 7: Heroes' Hayden Panettiere and First Looks.

* Saturday, October 6: Battlestar Galactica, Devil's Due First Looks, Heroes and Smallville.

* Friday, October 5: Dark Horse Comics for January, Marvel First Looks and X-Men: Messiah Complex.

* Thursday, October 4: Transformers, The Batman, Wonder Woman and First Looks.

* Wednesday, October 3: 30 Days of Night, Kids' WB! to end, Legion of Super Heroes, Bionic Woman and First Looks.

* Tuesday, October 2: Bionic Woman, First Looks and DC Comics roundup.

* Monday, October 1: Heroes, Smallville, First Looks and Image's Captain Victory.




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