This week in Comic Industry News: A 33 inch Galactus toy, Ben Oliver defends the Lobo redesign, the “We Can Be Heroes” fundraiser kicks off to a solid start, night of the Living Deadpool and Joe Hill’s influences for Locke and Key
In Game Industry News: Hiroshi Yamauchi passes on, Retro comes back to Metroid, Sony confirms motion and voice control, Gaikai being launched in 2014, Monster Hunter comes to Sony (finally), Last Guardian Updates, what WON’T be on Xbox One come day one, a new indy studio forms from ex-Telltale and Klei employees and EA has a new CEO
In Entertainment News: Uwe Boll wants more funding, Ron Howard is ready to do the Dark Tower, Microsoft has tons of TV plans for the Xbox One, Jerry Bruckheimer might leave Disney, Joss Whedon works on Thor 2, Chris Hemsworth discusses the Marvel/DC Rivalry, A Troll Hunter Remake and AMC’s plans for Mad Men and The Walking Dead
In Comic Industry News: Saga wins a Hugo award, Stan Lee loses character rights to Disney, writers quit DC over last minute edits, and DC asks their fans to draw Harley Quinn killing herself.
In Game Industry News: Microsoft disputes the power of the PS4, EA is working on new franchises, Irrational Games loses staff, Xbox One gets a release date, Microsoft cancels the Illumiroom, Microsoft wants to bring digital sharing back, and we look at how the Laika Believes and Warmachine kickstarters did and discuss why they succeeded or failed.
In Entertainment News: The Dinobots are coming to Transformers 4, Stargate is looking to get rebooted, Will Smith might be coming back to ID4, The Game of Thrones director is looking at Terminator, Tom Hiddleson signs on with Del Toro, and True Blood comes to an end.
This week in Comic Industry News: Digital comics to teach communication to children, Dark Horses new Firefly/Serenity comic, Justice League of America becomes Justice League Canada with Mike McKone working on it, Lobo’s new origin story, and the new Lobo character, finally Erik Larsen of Savage Dragon fame’s thoughts on profanity in comics
In Game Industry News: A Shadow of the Beast Reboot for the PS4, the Playstation 4 release date, how many games the PS4 and Xbox One will have by the end of the year, Xbox news out of Gamescom, and Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program for indie developers.
In Entertainment News: Ben Affleck becoming Batman, Scott Cooper replacing Affleck on The Stand, Detroit possibly becoming the new scene of Gotham for Batman vs. Superman, who won’t be in Days of Future Past, who might be playing Scarlet Witch in Age of Ultron, Edgar Wright discussing why Ultron isn’t in Ant-man, Star Wars filming, who is leaving Crimson Peak and Nintendo putting a stop to the Metroid film
This week in Comic Industry News: Jason Todd in Year Zero, DC’s Plans for Forever Evil, Spider-man 2099 back on the streets and Jack Kirby’s family losing the rights to his creations.
In Game Industry News: Amazon’s new console, Ouya backers receiving store credit, Ouya backing independent game developers, Bethesda’s thoughts on the WiiU, Sega bidding on Atlas, John Carmack signing on with Oculus Rift, new virtual console titles announced at Nintendo Direct and pictures leaked of Valve’s new projects.
In Entertainment News: Tom Hiddleston and Christina Hendricks in Disney’s new CGI film, Disney’s new Big Hero 6 series, the progress of the Bill & Ted 3 script, a Metroid fan-film on Kickstarter, rumors about who will be playing Lex Luthor in Batman vs Superman, Jeff Wadlow talks about X-Force the movie, Joss Whedon talks about Thanos in Avengers 2 and the Exorcist television series.