Tag: Man of Steel
Sometimes it's hard for comic book fans to separate the worlds of the printed page with that of the film and television ones. I'm just as guilty as anyone of wanting the two to co-exist together, even though it really isn't possible. Some would argue, but I found Smallville to be an entertaining and satisfying adaptation of the traditional Superboy tale. The show consistently showed the trials and tribulations of growing up as a normal teen, not to mention one with secret super powers which kept you from fully opening up to even your closest friends.
Many would say Superman has changed a lot in the 75 years since his first appearance. After being rebooted by DC Comics and given more emotional depth, the super hero received an effects-heavy sci-fi overhaul in the form of Zack Snyder's Man of Steel. Comic book fans wonder what Superman creators, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, would thinks of the new directions their super hero has moved in since they brought him to life in Action Comics #1.
Thor actress Jamie Alexander has triggered some rumors about the possibility of her playing Wonder Woman ever since she spoke about her inside knowledge of the Man of Steel sequel Batman vs. Superman.
The Texas State Fair was fortunate enough to host what many would consider the ultimate opportunity to get up close and personal with the oldest comic book hero, Superman. The Man of Steel and Superman 75th Anniversary Costume Tour was housed inside the Centennial Building from September 27th through October 20th. The exhibit was a sight to take in for fans of the Last Son of Krypton who grew up watching him go up against Lex Luthor, giant computers, Richard Pryor, and General Zod on television and the big-screen.
In the continuing entertainment arms-race between DC and Marvel, many new projects have been announced or teased recently. One of those is the David S. Goyer television project Constantine, based on the DC comics character John Constantine.
Warner Bros. has announced the details on the upcoming blu-ray release of Man of Steel, the highly successful movie that hit theaters this Summer. Come inside to find out exactly when you'll be able to get your hands on the blu-ray as well as what all will be included in the box!
Warner Archive gives fans of the Man of Steel a nice hunk of cheese with the release of The Adventures of Superboy: The Complete Third Season. The 3-disc set features all 26 half hour episodes of this entertaining show. Executive produced by Alexander and Ilya Salkind, the series feels very much like an extension of Superman III, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, and Supergirl.
Orlando Bloom, star of the Lord of the Rings and Pirates of the Caribbean franchises, is currently the frontrunner to play the Batman in Man of Steel 2: Superman vs. Batman, according to some insiders.
DC Comics definitely hits its stride with Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox. Never have I been more impressed with an animated adaptation of a comic book story arc than I am with this spectacular straight-to-DVD movie. At the same time, I am not without complaints in regards to it.