Things I’ve learned today: 3/29

The missing Bronx Zoo cobra has a Twitter account and is tearing it up “out on the town.” (Twitter) Two episodes of the soon-to-be-defunct Stargate Universe are now available for free download in HD on iTunes. (GateWorld) The Nintendo 3DS retails for $250, but it costs just $100 to make. (The Feed) The Batman movie […]

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DC Comics names new publishers

Today DC Comics officially named Jim Lee and Dan Dido Co-Publishers of the comic book giant. They will replace Paul Levitz, who stepped down last fall. The company also named Geoff Johns as Chief Creative Officer. None of them are strangers to comic fans. Dido formerly served as Senior Vice-President and Executive Editor at DC. […]

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The Flash movie gains speed

After the massive hit of “The Dark Knight,” DC Comics has been silent on the big screen, but that’s set to change soon. The Hollywood Reporter has an interesting article about the state of affairs with DC Comics’ current slate of movies. Most interestingly is the news that Geoff Johns, one of the brightest stars […]

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Free Comic Book Day – what’s your game plan?

Talking cars, sci-fi stars and stalwart superheroes are invading local comic shops this Saturday for Free Comic Book Day 2009. Comic books began as a way for publishers to make money from idle printing presses by reprinting newspaper comic strips, but they have clearly taken on a life of their own. The industry celebrates this […]

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‘Legion’ — a blast from the future on ‘Smallville’

Smallville is back tonight for its first new episode of 2009, and things look pretty grim. When last we left the idyllic Kansas farm town, an brutal attack had disrupted the wedding of Chloe Sullivan (Allison Mack) and Jimmy Olsen (Aaron Ashmore). When the action resumes tonight, Clark Kent (Tom Welling) is in a state […]

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