The network has ordered not one, not two but four new pilots based on hit scifi and fantasy properties. Three are comic adaptations — Letter 44, Pax Romana, and Frank Miller's Ronin — while the other is The Magicians, based on Lev Grossman's hit urban, adult fantasy novels.
It's been 25 since Stan Sakai's ronin rabbit Miyamoto Usagi, star of the comic book Usagi Yojimbo, graced the video game world with his katana-wielding skills. But now Usagi has made the leap to the mobile gaming platform in his very own game, Usagi Yojimbo: Way of the Ronin.
Tonight, you are presented with a choice of what to watch: Olympics coverage for events you either live-streamed already or saw the results of on Twitter, or Robert De Niro taking the throttle in one of the most under-appreciated heist movies of the last 20 years. If it helps sway your opinion, I promise that Ronin…
Comic books can be a difficult to get into, what with their years of serial storytelling and convoluted continuity. Luckily, there are plenty of one-and-done graphic novels out there. Here are some of the best four-color gateway drugs.
The Gadget: It's a wonder that the shoulder mounted boom box did not evolve into the music projection jacket. Either way, here's a puffy one for snowboarding, with a mini amp and speaker system in the hood.
It's official: Hollywood's next hot scifi screenwriter is Joby Harold. He's just been picked to write a pet project of today's hot scifi screenwriters - and he may be the next Zack Snyder, too.
Do you happen to have a fetish for Luke Skywalker? Or perhaps your name is Mark Hamill? (Not that that means that you don't have a fetish for Luke Skywalker, let's be honest.) Then this is definitely your lucky week in terms of comics haul. For the rest of us, it's all Savage Worlds, reissues of classic works, and…