News & Things: Saga(s) of the Swamp Thing


Gal Gadot Signs Three Picture Deal, Including Wonder Woman Solo Film

Though the upcoming Superman/Batman flick has been pushed back to 2016, Gadot has signed for at least three appearances as Wonder Woman, including a proposed Justice League film and a solo Wonder Woman film.

Saga #15, art by Fiona Staples.

From Swamp Thing to Saga with Brian K. Vaughan

CBR interviews the fan-favorite writer about his early work on Swamp Thing (soon to be reprinted by DC Comics), his upcoming Saga story arc, and the current status of the Y: The Last Man film rights.

Quentin Tarantino Shelves The Hateful Eight

Tarantino is no longer going forward with his western film The Hateful Eight after an early version of the script was leaked–but he may publish it in the future.

Shortlist for the Angoulême Grand Prix Announced 

The shortlisted creators are Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes), Katsuhiro Otomo (AKIRA), and Alan Moore (Watchmen and…you know who Alan Moore is).


Anime News Network Reviews Cutie Honey: The Complete Series DVD

ANN reviews the DVD release of the 1970s anime series starring female superhero and “warrior of love” Cutie Honey.

Perception vs. Reality: ‘Long Writer Runs’ at Marvel & DC

Are writer runs at Marvel and DC getting shorter? Or does it just feel that way?

And Finally…

The Yellow Ranger (my childhood favorite) joins the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers action figure line from S.H. Figuarts:


Kayleigh Hearn

Kayleigh Hearn

Still waiting for her Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters acceptance letter. Bylines also at Deadshirt, Ms-En-Scene, The MNT, PanelxPanel, and Talk Film Society.